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Biola University

Biola University

Biola University

Biola University is a private, evangelical Christian, liberal arts university located near Los Angeles. Biola’s main campus is in La Mirada in Los Angeles County, California. In addition, the university has several satellite campuses in Chino Hills, Inglewood, San Diego, and Laguna Hills. Biola University is a private Christian university located in Southern California. For over 100 years, Biola — a community where all faculty, staff and students are professing Christians — has been committed to biblically centered education, intentional spiritual development and vocational preparation.

With more than 145 academic programs through its six schools, Biola offers degrees ranging from B.A. to Ph.D.
Biola University’s vision is to be an exemplary Christian university characterized as a community of grace that promotes and inspires personal life transformation in Christ which illuminates the world with His light and truth. Further, as a global center for Christian thought and an influential evangelical voice that addresses crucial cultural issues, Biola University aspires to lead, with confidence and compassion, an intellectual and spiritual renewal that advances the purpose of Christ.

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Biola University Tuition and Fees

The total expense of a Biola education includes tuition, room and board (housing and a meal plan), books, and miscellaneous fees or expenses. All underclassmen not living at home are required to live in on-campus housing and have a meal plan.

2011–2012 Expected Costs

Tuition

Unit Amount Semester Annual
Flat fee for 12-18 units $14,954 $29,908

Each unit above 18 or below 12 is $1,246 per unit. The fee to audit a class is $50 per unit.

Meal Plan

Meal Plan Semester Annual
20 Flex Meal Plan ($125 flex) $2,055 $4,110
15 Flex Meal Plan ($100 flex) $1,945 $3,890
12 Flex Meal Plan ($100 flex) $1,845 $3,690
10 Flex Meal Plan ($125 flex) $1,545 $3,090
Block Plan 175 (175 anytime with $100 Flex) $1,800 $3,600
10 Meal Plan $1,440 $2,880
5 Flex Meal Plan ($25 flex)* $635 $1,270
Block Plan 40 (40 anytime meals with $75 flex)* $455 $910

* Commuters and Biola apartment residents only.

Miscellaneous

Expense Semester
Late Pre-Registration* $20
Late Registration* $120
Parking Permit* $120
Biola Health Insurance** $628
Class Fees Varies
Books $200 – $500
Personal Varies

* If applicable.

** All students must have health insurance. If student is not insured elsewhere, they may purchase health insurance through Biola at this cost

Housing

Residence Hall or Apartment Semester Annual
Alpha Chi $2,210 $4,420
Emerson $2,210 $4,420
Hart $2,210 $4,420
Hope $2,440 $4,880
Horton $2,440 $4,880
Horton – 1 person room $2,840 $5,680
Sigma Chi $2,244 $4,488
Stewart Quad $2,180 $4,360
Stewart Suite $2,210 $4,420
Thompson $2,244 $4,488
Beachcomber Apt. – 1 BR / 2 occ $2,640 $5,280
Beachcomber Apt. – 1 BR / 3 occ $2,240 $4,480
Beachcomber Apt. – 2 BR / 4 occ $2,275 $4,550
Li Apt. – 2 BR / 4 occ $2,440 $4,880
Lido Apt. – 1 BR / 2 occ $2,640 $5,280
Lido Apt. – 1 BR / 3 occ $2,240 $4,480
Lido Apt. – 2 BR / 4 occ $2,275 $4,550
Tradewinds Apt. – 1 BR / 2 occ $2,640 $5,280
Tradewinds Apt. – 1 BR / 3 occ $2,240 $4,480
Tradewinds Apt. – 2 BR / 4 occ $2,275 $4,550
Tropicana Apt. – 2 BR / 4 occ $2,275 $4,550
Welch Apt. – 1 BR / 3 occ $2,275 $4,550

Single occupancy in traditional housing is 130% of the regular rate.

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