Tuition and Fees

Undergraduate

 

Please refer to the Proof of Financial Support section of the application requirements for instructions to complete the financial documentation requirement of your application.

If any of your submitted bank statements are from accounts that do not belong to you, but belong to a parent, family member, friend, or financial sponsor, then they will need to complete the Sponsor Form in order to tell us how much of their available balance they are authorizing to be counted towards funding your education this year. 

 

Estimated Annual Expenses to Meet the I-20 Financial Requirement (2022-2023)
Tuition (13–18 units) $35,958
Fees $5,344
Housing and Meal Plan* $12,870
Miscellaneous Living Expenses (textbooks, supplies, etc.) $3,700
I-20 Financial Requirement $57,872

*This is the cost for shared-occupancy housing and includes Meal Plan H (190 Meal Swipes and $350 Dining Dollars per semester). Other meal plan options are available.   

 
Additional Program Fees

If you are in one of these programs, please add this program fee to determine your new I-20 Financial Requirement.

Architecture $2,700
Computer Science Engineering $2,300
Construction Management $2,300
Engineering $2,300
Journalism & New Media $260
Music $2,260
Commercial Music and Studio Production $2,610
Nursing (BSN) $4,230
Nutrition & Food Sciences $840
 

Graduate

 

Please refer to the Proof of Financial Support section of the application requirements for instructions to complete the financial documentation requirement of your application. 

If any of your submitted bank statements are from accounts that do not belong to you, but belong to a parent, family member, friend, or financial sponsor, then they will need to complete the Sponsor Form in order to tell us how much of their available balance they are authorizing to be counted towards funding your education this year. 

 

I-20 Financial Requirement = Tuition and Fees by Program + Living Expenses 
 
Estimated Living Expenses
Fall, Spring or Summer (one semester) $6,850
Fall and Spring (two semesters) $13,700
Fall, Spring and Summer (three semesters) $20,550

Living Expenses estimates include room, board, textbooks, and miscellaneous supplies.

 

Total Tuition and Fees by Program (2022-2023)
Applied Mathematics** $14,986
Architecture** $34,564
Athletic Training $31,932
Biomedical Sciences $41,579
Business Administration $25,617
Counseling Ministry $21,172
Counseling Psychology $25,493
Dual Degree Program: Counseling Ministry and Counseling Psychology $28,009
Education $22,716
Engineering $19,269
English $15,399
Forensic Psychology $24,984
Higher Education Leadership & Student Development $22,014
Industrial & Organizational Psychology $24,255
Information Technology Management $22,335
Kinesiology $22,338
Music** $17,504
Nursing (ADN) $24,859
Nursing (EL-MSN) $49,393
Nursing (MSN) $21,609
Physician Assistant Studies $65,064
Public Health $24,033
Social Work** $27,804
Speech-Language Pathology $45,379
Sport & Performance Psychology $29,835
   

All costs are for fall, spring and summer semesters.
**Indicates cost is for fall and spring only.

 

Doctoral

Currently, CBU only issues I-20s at the doctorate level for Doctorate of Clinical Psychology (PsyD). Please find the I-20 cost for PsyD below: 

Tuition and fees (30 units per year) $33,124
Living Expenses (Fall, Spring, Summer) $20,550
I-20 Financial Requirement $53,674

 

At this time, CBU does not issue I-20's at the doctorate level for Nursing (DNP), Social Work (DSW)*, and Leadership (PhD)*. Please note, I-20's are not issued for these programs, as they are in a primarily online format. 

Leadership (PhD)* $676 per unit (58 units)
Social Work (DSW)* $988 per unit (48 units)
Nursing (DNP)* $650 per unit (36-62 units)

*Programs pending approval for in-person studies and I-20 issuance. 

Intensive English Program Tuition & Fees 
If you are offered joint admission to your primary program and the Intensive English Program (IEP) then you will need to demonstrate the financial requirements for your primary program and not IEP.

Tuition (12 units) $10,938
Fees  $5,344
Per Year (Fall & Spring Semesters)

$437.50 per unit



Undergraduate Living Expenses 

Per Year (Fall & Spring Semesters) 

Housing and Meal Plan* (excluding summer) $12,870
Miscellaneous Living Expenses (textbooks, supplies, etc.) $3,700
I-20 Financial Requirement $32,852

*This is the cost for shared-occupancy housing and includes Meal Plan H (190 swipes and $350 dining dollars per semester). Other meal plan options are available.   

 
Graduate Estimated Living Expenses
Per Year (Fall & Spring Semesters)

Fall and Spring (two semesters) $13,700
I-20 Financial Requirement $29,892

 

  • Health Insurance
    • International students at CBU are required to have our Health Insurance
    • Health Insurance is already included in the Fees above
    • Health Insurance coverage is year round (12 months)
    • Students are automatically enrolled into the Health Insurace

     

    More information:

    • Healthcare Type
      • Your Insurance is a PPO (Prefered Provider Organization) 
      • You can go to any doctor or specialist without a referral and can change doctors at any time.
      • "In network" vs. "out of network": Stay "in network" to avoid excess costs.

        • "In network" means providers are contracted with UHCSR. You can check to see if a provider is in network by looking up their name under Provider Lookup at www.calbaptist.edu/healthinsurance. There is no deductible for in-network providers.
        • "Out of network" means they do not have a contract with UnitedHealthcare StudentResources.
    • Definitions
      • Deductible: The amount that must be paid out of pocket and met before the insurance will pay benefits
      • Co-payment: A set amount that must be paid at time of service
      • Co-insurance: A shared percentage amount that is required for certain services. Some providers require this be paid at time of service and others will bill you later for the amount.
    • Where do I go if I get sick or hurt? 
      When requesting medical treatment or filling a prescription you will be required to provide the following:
      • Health insurance card
      • Student ID card (when visiting CBU health center)
      • Co-payment

       

      CBU Health Center
      Located in at 3626 Monroe Street, Riverside, CA 92504
      Hours: Monday–Friday: 8:30 a.m.5:30 p.m.
      Phone: (951) 321-6520 or dial ext. 8811 from on campus
      No appointment necessary for illness or sickness.
      Must make appointment for well care.
      $15 co-pay


This is not a comprehensive list. Additional fees may apply. The university reserves the right, with or without notice, to change tuition and fees when necessary.

An updated list of tuition and fees for the 2022-2023 academic year is available here.