Tuition and Expenses at California Intercontinental University

Tuition You Can Afford

At California Intercontinental University we believe that you should focus on earning your degree, not on how to pay for it.  Which is why we offer affordable tuition for accredited degree programs that prepare you for career success. Go ahead, make the move that will pay dividends for your career and apply for admission today!

Financial Aid Available For Eligible Applicants

Flexible Payment Plans

VA Military TA Benefits Accepted

Custom Payment Plans Designed For Your Budget

78% of Students Receive CIU Scholarships

California Intercontinental University’s Financial Aid Department can assist you with FAFSA applications, direct you to scholarship programs and other resources, and answer questions you have about the financial aid process or your individual financial aid package.

Students receiving scholarships 78%

Costs By Degree

Questions? Please contact us at 1-866-687-2258 or email us at finaid@caluniversity.edu

Click through the tabs below to discover fees and expenses by degree. Learn more about financial aid and scholarship opportunities here.

Fee
Doctorate Degree Tuition Per Credit
$495
Total Cost Per Course Including E-Books
$1,580
Total Program Cost
$32,675
Fee
Masters Degree Tuition Per Credit
$455
Total Cost Per Course Including E-Books
$1,460
Total Program Cost
$17,845
Fee
Bachelors Degree Tuition Per Credit
$405
Total Cost Per Course Including E-Books
$1,310
Total Program Cost
$52,725
Fee
Associate Degree Tuition Per Credit
$405
Total Cost Per Course Including E-Books
$1,310
Total Program Cost
$26,525

A Simple Tuition Rate

In appreciation of their service, U.S. Military or immediate family members (e.g., parents, spouse, children) are eligible for reduced tuition and a waiver of fees for the exception of the E-textbook & Digital Course Materials ($95 per course). The reduced cost per credit for this select group of students is $355 for a bachelor’s or associate degree program, $400 for a master’s or graduate certificate degree program and $445 for doctorate.

Application Fee (One-Time; Non-Refundable after 7 business days)$25.00
Registration Fee (Charged during the first term of enrollment)$125.00
Challenge Exam Fee$500.00
Experiential Learning Application Fee$500.00
Graduation Fee$175.00
Returned Check Fee (NSF)$25.00
Transcript Fee (First Request: No charge)$10.00
eTextbooks and Digital Course Materials (per course)*$95.00
Late Fee$25.00
Handling & Shipping Charge (Extra for Overseas Shipping)At Cost
Duplicate or Replacement of Diploma$100.00
Expedited Mailing Fee (Domestic)$25.00
Expedited Mailing Fee (International):Varies
Book Binding FeeCandidates will order and pay for the book binding directly to the vendor
Student ID Card Replacement Fee$20.00
GRC B Series$900.00
CCA Exam Fee$750.00

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