Costs, Scholarships, & Financial Aid
Education is an investment in yourself and your future. While securing financing can be a challenge, Pacific Oaks College is committed to helping identify the best way to fund your educational journey. We have a long history of making bachelor’s and master’s programs accessible to students from varying economic backgrounds.
Tuition and Fees
Tuition per Credit Hour (Academic Year 2019-2020)
- Undergraduate Lower Division Courses: $350
- Undergraduate Upper Division Courses: $845
- Undergraduate Tuition for Upper Division Courses for Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education: Elementary Education and Special Education*: $676
*Students must meet minimum admissions requirements including 48 transferrable credits and submission of passing score of CBEST in order to qualify for this tuition rate
- Graduate: $1,115
- Teacher Credential (Undergraduate): $845
- Teacher Credential (Graduate): $1,115
Military, Dependents, and Veteran Tuition per Credit Hour
- Active Duty Military (Undergraduate): $250
- Veterans and Military Dependents (Undergraduate): $676
- Active Duty Military, Veterans and Military Dependents (Graduate): $892
Certificate Fee (non-credit)
- Financial aid is not available
- *Standard fees and book costs apply
Military and Veteran Tuition Rate
Pacific Oaks is proud to be a yellow ribbon school and it is a privilege for us to provide support for those who serve. That is why we are proud to offer tuition rates for active duty personnel or veterans of the U.S. Military and National Guard and their eligible dependents.
Apply for Federal Financial Aid
We encourage all prospective students to apply for financial aid, regardless of their financial circumstances. Learn more.
Scholarships & Grants
In keeping with our values of equality and inclusion, Pacific Oaks seeks to attract a diverse group of students who will thrive in this learning environment. Through the generosity of numerous donors who believe in the mission of Pacific Oaks College, we are pleased to offer scholarship assistance to support your academic journey and to reward your academic excellence. In addition, the federal and state government provides funds to eligible students. The award amounts of these grants varies based on need and the funds do not need to be paid back. Learn more about scholarship and grant opportunities at Pacific Oaks.
Federal Work Study Programs
The Federal Work Study (FWS) Program provides meaningful work experience for eligible students who demonstrate financial need.
Learn more about FWS programs at Pacific Oaks.
Advancing your education takes a significant financial commitment. In addition to the scholarships, grants, and reduced rates that are available to help manage this commitment, federal loans are available.
Let Pacific Oaks help you navigate how you fund your education.
Financial Aid Services & Resources
Learn more about additional financial aid services and resources.
Financial Aid FAQs
Click through for a list of frequently asked questions about financial aid.
Contact Financial Aid
45 Eureka Street
Pasadena, CA 91103
Dial (800) 645-8603
Press “Option 2” for Student Finance
For Financial Aid: Option 1
For Student Accounts: Option 2
Mon-Thurs, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Fri, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
NOTE: Student Accounts closes at 3 p.m. on Fridays, and is closed on Saturday.