Undergraduate Tuition & Fees
$34,218
Graduate Tuition & Fees
$14,070
On-campus Living Costs
$12,342
Off-campus Living Costs
$20,715
Undergraduate Tuition per Credit Hour
$905
Graduate Tuition per Credit Hour
$730

2020 Cost of Attendance

The 2020 tuition & fees of La Sierra University are $34,218 for undergraduate programs. For graduate programs, the tuition & fees are $34,218 for graduate programs.
Compare to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California, the undergraduate tuition & fees are relatively expensive and the graduate tuition & fees are inexpensive.
Compared to similar schools in rankings such as The Master's University and Simpson University, tuition & fees of La Sierra University is expensive where the average tuition & fees of the schools are $24,844.
The average living cost of the school is $12,342 when a student lives in on-campus housing. When a student lives off-campus, the average living cost is $20,715.

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2020 Tuition & fees

The 2020 undergraduate tuition & fees at La Sierra University are $34,218 on average over undergraduate programs. The undergraduate tuition & fees have increased by 2.42% from last year.
The 2020 graduate tuition & fees are $14,070 on average. The graduate tuition & fees stay same as last year.
The following table and chart show the 2020 tuition & fees and the tuition trends over the last 5 years.

Tuition Trends Table

2020 Tuition & fees
YearUndergraduateGraduate
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2016$29,340 $1,131$29,340 $1,131
2017$30,600 $990$30,600 $990
2018$31,140 $990$31,140 $990
2019$31,788 $990$31,788 $990
2020$32,580 $990$32,580 $990
2021$33,228 $990$33,228 $990

Tuition Trends Chart

2020 Living Costs

The 2020 average on-campus living costs is $12,342 including room & board and other living expenses (a student lives in on-campus housing such as dormitory and school-owned apartment). For students living in off-campus housing, the average living cost is $20,715.
The living cost at the school has decreased by 0.91% from last year.
The following table and chart show the living costs changes over the last 5 years.

Living Costs Trends

2020 Living Costs
YearOn-CampusOff-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpensesRoom & BoardOther Expenses
2016$7,800$3,177$11,970$4,623
2017$8,100$3,168$12,492$4,536
2018$8,250$3,168$13,293$4,626
2019$8,415$5,157$13,779$6,519
2020$8,625$3,717$15,084$5,631
2021$8,780$2,933$12,850$5,524

Living Costs Trends Chart

2020 Books & Supplies Costs

The 2020 average cost for purchasing books & supplies is $1,971 at La Sierra University. The books & supplies cost has increased by 2.82% from last year.
The following table and chart show the 2020 books & supplies costs and the trends over the last 5 years.

Books & Supplies Costs Trends

La Sierra University 2020 Books & Supplies Costs
YearBooks & Supplies Costs
2016$1,764
2017$1,791
2018$1,854
2019$1,917
2020$1,971
2021$1,080

Books & Supplies Costs Trends Chart

2020 Tuition Per Credit Hour

The 2020 undergraduate tuition per credit hour at La Sierra University is $905 on average over undergraduate programs. The undergraduate tuition per credit hour has increased by 2.49% from last year.
The 2020 graduate tuition per credit hour is $730 on average. The graduate tuition per credit hour stays same as last year.
The following table and chart show the 2020 tuition per credit hour and its trends over the last 5 years.

Tuition Per Credit Hour Trends Table

2020 Tuition per Credit Hour
YearUndergraduateGraduate
2016$815 $777
2017$850 $716
2018$865 $716
2019$883 $730
2020$905 $730
2021$923 $730

Tuition Per Credit Hour Trends Chart