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 (2020–2021)
Tuition (13–18 units) $34,918
Fees $5,300
Housing and Meal Plan* $12,270
Miscellaneous Living Expenses (textbooks, supplies, etc.) $3,700
I-20 Financial Requirement $56,188

*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 $1,280
Construction Management $1,280
Engineering $2,960
Journalism & New Media $260
Music $2,210
Nursing (BSN) $3,430
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) $6,350
Fall and Spring (two semesters) $12,700
Fall, Spring and Summer (three semesters) $19,050

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

 

Total Tuition and Fees by Program (2021-2022)
Applied Mathematics** $14,510
Architecture** $33,170
Athletic Training $30,880
Biomedical Sciences $39,885
Business Administration $24,409
Counseling Ministry $20,345
Counseling Psychology $25,195
Dual Degree Program: Counseling Ministry and Counseling Psychology $26,131
Education $21,970
Engineering** $15,470
English $19,045
Forensic Psychology $24,940
Higher Education Leadership & Student Development $21,835
Industrial & Organizational Psychology $23,455
Information Technology Management $24,145
Kinesiology $21,565
Leadership and Management $23,035
Music** $17,010
Nursing (ADN) $29,272
Nursing (EL-MSN) $48,149
Nursing (MSN) $22,153
Physician Assistant Studies $59,860
Public Health $23,221
Social Work** $26,620
Speech-Language Pathology $45,335
Sport & Performance Psychology $29,065
Worship Arts** $16,149
   

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

 

Doctoral

At this time, CBU does not issue I-20's at the doctorate level, therefore all programs below are taught online with varying residency requirements. Please note, I-20's are not issued for these programs.

Leadership (PhD) $650 per unit (58 units)
Social Work (DSW) $950 per unit (48 units)
Clinical Psychology (PsyD) $950 per unit (128 units)
Nursing (DNP) $650 per unit (36-62 units)
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) $10,500
Fees  $5,300
Per Year (Fall & Spring Semesters)

$437.50 per unit



Undergraduate Living Expenses 

Per Year (Fall & Spring Semesters) 

Housing and Meal Plan* (excluding summer) $12,270
Miscellaneous Living Expenses (textbooks, supplies, etc.) $3,700
I-20 Financial Requirement $31,770

*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) $12,700
I-20 Financial Requirement $28,500

 

  • 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 2021-2022 academic year is available here.