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Hope International University Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$42,957 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$29,500 tuition
$10,490 on campus room & board*
$1,917 books and supplies
$1,050 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)

$42,957 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$29,500 tuition
$10,490 on campus room & board*
$1,917 books and supplies
$1,050 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)


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Average Aid

$12,945 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
99% of students receive aid
55% get federal aid ($4,945 avg)
48% get state aid ($6,016 avg)
97% get institn'l aid ($12,945 avg)
66% get loans ($7,234 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 5.54% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 5.54% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $18,568 98%
Federal Grant Aid $4,945 55%
Pell Grants $4,782 55%
Other Federal Grants $916 10%
Institution Grant Aid $12,945 97%
State Grant Aid $6,016 48%
Student Loans $7,234 66%
Federal Loans $6,173 72%
Other Loans $12,022 3%

Merit Aid Available

Merit Aid

Merit Scholarships Available Amount freshman returning transfer graduate
$12,000 Y N N N
$10,000 Y N N N
$1,000 - $7,000 Y Y Y N
$12,000 - $16,000 Y N N N
$8,000 - $10,000 N N Y N
Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: -
Financial aid deadline: March 2
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: March 2
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Does Hope International University offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
2500 E Nutwood Ave
Fullerton, CA 92831-3199
(714) 879-3901
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $1,290
Out of State $1,290


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 3
  • Taylor from Centralia, IL
  • I am a current student here

    Hope is expensive, but one of the least expensive private Christian universities that you will find in Southern California. The education and experience is well worth it!

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  • 5
  • Erika from Tacoma, WA
  • I am a current student here

    HIU is the cheapest Christian college in Southern California and if you choose to really embrace this community, the price is definitely worth it.

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  • 3
  • I am a current student here

    Hope International University is actually very expensive; I wouldn't honestly say I'm getting the best deal for my buck. At 24,000 $ a year; I'd say it's a little bit of a gyp; but which private college isn't?

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  • Stephanie from Fullerton, CA
  • I am a current student here

    Hope International is an accredited Private Christian University. If a student is extremely certain they have a calling to pursue Christian ministry, Hope offers an excellent biblical program for the price.

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