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Costs, Scholarships, & Financial Aid

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.

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

888-307-1154 (Fax)

General FA E-mail
Student Accounts Email

Office Hours
Mon-Thurs, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Fri, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Tuition and Fees

Tuition per Credit Hour (2021-2022 Academic Year, beginning with the Fall 2021 semester.)

  • Undergraduate Lower Division Courses: $360
  • Undergraduate Upper Division Courses: $855
  • Undergraduate Tuition for Upper Division Courses for Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education: Elementary Education and Special Education*: $684
    *Students must meet minimum admissions requirements including 46 transferrable credits and submission of passing score of CBEST in order to qualify for this tuition rate
  • Graduate: $1,115
  • Teacher Credential (Undergraduate): $855
  • Teacher Credential (Graduate): $1,115

Military, Dependents, and Veteran Tuition per Credit Hour

  • Active Duty Military (Undergraduate): $250
  • Veterans and Military Dependents (Undergraduate): $684
  • Active Duty Military, Veterans and Military Dependents (Graduate): $892

Certificate Fee (non-credit)

  • $150
  • Financial aid is not available
  • *Standard fees and book costs apply

Additional Costs

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 and 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.


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