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Tuition and Aid

Tuition (per unit) $607
Units 33
Base Program Cost $20,031

Estimated Cost Breakdown

See the table below for the tuition charges and fees that comprise your estimated total program cost. Prices will be held constant for continuously enrolled students for the 20-month time period. Prices effective September 2013.

Graduate Application Fee for U.S. Students (MLOS)$45
Tuition ($607/unit) $20,031
Access Fee$200
Textbooks (approximately $150/course) $1,650
Materials Fee (approximately $40/course) $440
Graduation Fee$80
Total Estimated Costs $22,446

View a complete list of university fees.

*All Experiential Learning Portfolio credits are assessed at a rate of per semester hour (unit) earned. This includes credits earned through the professional schools/courses section as well as through the experiential learning essays section. This fee is separate from tuition.

A student's assessment fee could vary from $30 to $900, depending on the number of essays submitted and credits earned. Essays are charged upon credit being awarded, not each time an essay is submitted for review. Payment is due upon receipt and billing. Any essays submitted during the third term or beyond must be accompanied by payment in full.

All stated financial information is subject to change. Please consult with the School of Adult and Professional Studies at (626) 815-5301 for more information.

Paying for Your Degree

APU offers a variety of ways to help you pay for your APS degree. From scholarships and grants, to loans and company reimbursement, we're committed to being sure that cost doesn't keep you from reaching your educational goals.

Learn more about the financial aid opportunities available to you.

Note: This information is current for the 2013-14 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Please refer to the current Academic Catalog for more information.