Cost Comparisons

How We Compare

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$400$1,051$1,310
Ashford UniversityYES$443$577N/A
Northcentral UniversityYES$432$752$1,035
Argosy UniversityNO$561$750$925
Grand Canyon UniversityNO$470$500$640
University of PhoenixNO$484$740$810
Alliant International UniversityNO$680$1,128$1,128
Chapman UniversityNO$1,500$875$1,445
Pepperdine UniversityNO$1,565$1,510$1,510

Note: This chart is for illustration purposes only. Tuition rates from other institutions were gathered in 2015, but may have changed since.