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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$425$545$545
The Chicago SchoolNO$445$1,164$1,449
Ashford UniversityYES$475$620$1,082
Argosy UniversityNO$556$750$958
Grand Canyon UniversityNO$470$515$650
University of PhoenixNO$398$698$810
Alliant International UniversityNO$587$710$1,111
Brandman UniversityNO$500$650$995
Liberty UniversityNO$390$565$595
Franklin UniversityYES$526$670$748
Regent UniversityNO$395$650$850

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