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California Southern University: Affordability and Value

CalSouthern’s tuition is affordably priced and “locked in” when you become a student—the amount you pay will never increase as long as you remain enrolled. A CalSouthern degree is a rare value in higher education: CalSouthern is one of the nation’s most affordable regionally accredited, 100-percent online institutions.

Please see below for more information about CalSouthern’s affordability and value.

100% Online
Undergraduate Credits
Master's Credits
Doctoral Credits
California Southern UniversityYES$375$495$495
The Chicago SchoolNO$431$1,127$1,403
Ashford UniversityYES$475$620N/A
Northcentral UniversityYES$1,383$2,430$3,279
Argosy UniversityNO$556$750$958
Grand Canyon UniversityNO$470$500$650
University of PhoenixNO$398$698$810
Alliant International UniversityNO$575$1,160$1,160
Brandman UniversityNO$500$640$1,115
Liberty UniversityNO$390$565$595
Franklin UniversityYES$509$659$719
Regent UniversityNO$395$650$790

Note: This chart is for illustration purposes only. Tuition rates from other institutions were gathered in 2018.