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Online Tuition and Fees

2023-2024 School Year

While college costs have skyrocketed across the U.S., our aim is to keep CCBC affordable and accessible to students. Our philosophy is to train up men and women in God’s word and see them complete their Bible College program free from any school debt; ready to serve and represent Jesus Christ wherever His Spirit calls them.

Calvary Chapel Bible College does not currently participate in government-funded financial aid programs or guaranteed student loans. Since CCBC is currently pursuing accreditation, the Bible College may be eligible to participate in these programs in the future. However, our commitment to providing affordable biblical higher education will remain one of core values. Information about Payment Plans can be found below.

CCBC does not currently have an OPE ID number.

Online Program $150 Per Credit

  • Tuition Per Credit $150
  • Admin Fee Per Term (Learning Resources Access to Online Library Resources, Photo ID card if requested–digitally available in the Populi app, Tech fee Web Conferencing, Plagiarism tools, etc. and Online Student Database Management) Non-Refundable $50

How To Pay

Pay on Populi Log into your Populi account Populi account>My Profile>Financial Tab. On the right side you will find two links:

(1) ‘Make a payment’ – Click and it will open a section for you to make your payment or

(2) ‘Someone else paying?’ – Copy this link and email it to anyone who would like to support you by making a payment directly to your account. This link will last for 30 days.

*A 2.5% convenience fee will be added to all card payments. You may pay by cash or check to avoid this fee.

The option to pay online using echeck (ACH) is also available through Populi.

We accept: personal bank checks, cash, or Money Orders. (Remember, do not mail cash!) Make Payable to “Calvary Chapel Bible College” and include Student’s Full Legal Name and student ID Number. Mail to: Student Billing PO Box A
Twin Peaks, CA 92391

Please contact the Student Finances Department for more information. 

Withdrawal Policy

Students desiring to withdraw from one or more course(s) are responsible to complete a Course Withdrawal Form and submit it to the Online Learning Coordinator. If a student withdraws from a course or school for any reason after the Withdrawal Deadline (see the Academic Calendar) he/she will receive an Unofficial Withdrawal (UW) for the semester. This calculates as an “F”, affecting the student’s grade point average. Withdrawals prior to the withdrawal deadline, or due to illness or emergencies as approved by the Registrar will result in an Official Withdrawal (W) which will not affect the student’s grade point average.

Refund Policy

Refunds are assessed from the date a student submits a withdrawal form to the Online Learning Coordinator, not from the date they stop participating in a class(s).
Refunds are only by check and may take two – three weeks to process.
Refund Schedule:
All refund percentages are calculated based on tuition cost. There are no refunds for administrative fees. Withdrawal Refunded amount:

Prior to start of class, 90% of Tuition
By end of second week, 70% of Tuition
By end of third week, 60% of Tuition
By end of fourth week, 50% of Tuition
By end of fifth week, 40% of Tuition

There are no refunds given after the 5th week. If a student drops or withdraws from a course, or school during this time they are still liable for the entire cost of tuition. 


While our main approach is to offer one low cost of attendance for all students, some financial aid is available on a limited basis for those who demonstrate a need. Additionally, you may be eligible for a scholarship if you have an immediate family member who is a full-time employee or faculty member of Calvary Chapel Bible College or of Calvary Chapel Costa Mesa, or if you or your parent is on staff at a Calvary Chapel-affiliated church in a pastoral, leadership, or missionary capacity. If you believe you qualify for tuition assistance, click the button below to apply. To get more information on the specific requirements for these financial aid opportunities, please contact Student Billing at:

Tax Info

As of 2020, Calvary Chapel Bible College has not been independently recognized by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to issue 1098-T forms and does not yet have a federal school code/OPEID number. CCBC is an auxiliary of Calvary Chapel Costa Mesa, a registered 501(c)3 non-profit. While donations are tax-deductible, the costs for attending Calvary Chapel Bible College are not yet generally eligible for a tax deduction. Additionally, payments made to CCBC for a specific student’s tuition cannot be considered donations and therefore cannot be written off as such. CCBC is also unable to provide any tax I.D. numbers. If in doubt, please seek advice from a professional tax preparer.

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