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Tuition and Fees

Undergraduate (Daytime) Tuition and Fees

As tuition has steadily increased at many colleges and universities around the country, California Baptist University has chosen to hold the line as much as possible. By keeping tuition costs affordable while enabling students to secure financial aid, we’ve remained within reach of many students who thought larger, taxpayer-subsidized public schools were their only option. As a result, more and more students are able to enjoy the personal and purposeful education CBU delivers.

Undergraduate (Daytime) Admissions Costs

2014/2015 Academic School Year

Traditional Student Tuition  
Tuition (per semester; 13 to 18 units) $13,806
Tuition (per unit) $1,062
On-Campus Housing  
Shared Occupancy (per semester) $2,470
Block Meal Plans (per semester)  
50 Meals (for commuter students only) $495
75 Meals (for commuter students only) $740
100 Meals (for commuter students only) $985
150 Meals $1,475
175 Meals $1,680
200 Meals $1,870
225 Meals $2,050
250 Meals $2,215
Estimated books and supplies (varies per semester) $600 to $1,000
Health Insurance (Required unless student is already covered)  
Traditional Student Insurance (per semester) $770
Non-Refundable Fees (per semester unless otherwise specified)  
Admissions Fees  
  Application Fee (one-time fee) $45
  Tuition Deposit (one-time deposit) $250
  Housing Deposit (one-time deposit) $300
General Fees  
  Six (6) units or more $665
  Five (5) units or less $175
Student Services Fee  
  Residential Student $240
  Commuter Student $220
Orientation Fee (first semester only)  
  Fall Semester $310
  Spring Semester $160
Academic Fees  
  Science Lab Fees (per applicable course) $110 to $420
  Choir Uniform (per group, per year) $250 to $500
  Music Laptop Computer (includes software; first semester) $2,950
  Program Fees (applicable to certain majors)  



   Construction Management Major


    Engineering Major


    Nursing Major


    Nutrition and Food Science Major


    Nutrition and Food Science Minor


This is not a comprehensive list. For more information on tuition and fees, please click on the link below.

Tuition and Fees for 2014-2015 Academic Year

Student charges are due and payable at time of registration.  Students must complete one or more of the following approved payment options to cover their semester charges by the Student Accounts Financial Clearance Deadline.

Approved Payment Options

The University reserves the right, with or without notice, to change tuition and fees when necessary.