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Biola University Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$41,985 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$31,004 tuition
$9,316 on campus room & board
$1,665 books
N/A fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)

$41,985 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$31,004 tuition
$9,316 on campus room & board
$1,665 books
N/A fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$9,346 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
96% of students receive aid
29% get federal aid ($4,361 avg)
25% get state aid ($7,214 avg)
92% get institn'l aid ($9,346 avg)
87% get loans ($9,617 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 3.77% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 3.77% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $12,641 92%
Federal Grant Aid $4,361 29%
Pell Grants $4,144 29%
Other Federal Grants $1,228 6%
Institution Grant Aid $9,346 92%
State Grant Aid $7,214 25%
Student Loans $9,617 87%
Federal Loans $8,337 87%
Other Loans $11,144 10%

Merit Aid Available

Merit Aid

Merit Scholarships Available Amount freshman returning transfer graduate
$500 Y Y
$2,000 - $20
$4,050 - $10,050
$700 - $1,000
$4,000 - $6,500
$4,350 - $7,850 N N Y N
Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: March 1
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Does Biola University offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
13800 Biola Ave
La Mirada, CA 90639-0001
(562) 903-6000
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $1,292
Out of State $1,292


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 3
  • Geoffrey from LA Mirada, CA
  • Mar-18-2014 I am a current student here

    Biola is very expensive but worth it if you want a respectable degree and value learning about the Bible from passionate biblical scholars.

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  • 4
  • Allegra from Lawai, HI
  • Feb-13-2014 I am a current student here

    Although an expensive private school, you'll definitely learn and grow in a great setting with beautiful people and it will be worth it all.

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  • 5
  • Crystal from El Monte, CA
  • Dec-07-2013 I am a current student here

    The things that I have learned in my Bible classes are well worth the cost. At no other time in my life will I be able to spend so much time studying the Word and walking with God.

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