Sofia University

Private, Four-years School Located in Palo Alto, CA

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How much is the Sofia tuition? For the academic year 2023-2024, Sofia's tuition & fees is $18,575.

Sofia Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
Tuition & Fees$18,575
2023-2024 Estimates
Tuition & Fees$21,233

How Much Does it Cost to Go to Sofia for 4 Years?

For the class of 2027, who entering colleges in 2023, the 4 years tuition & fees is $74,300 at Sofia. The estimated tuition rate is based on the changes over last 5 years. With room & board, books, and other personal expenses, the estimated 4 years costs of attendance is -$nan. After receiving financial aid including grants, scholarships, and/or student loans, the 4 years COA is down to -$nan.
The following table computes the 4 years tuition and COA by class of year.
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2023-24)$18,575-$nan-$nan
Sophomore (2024-25)$18,575-$nan-$nan
Junior (2025-26)$18,575-$nan-$nan
Senior (2026-27)$18,575-$nan-$nan
4 Years Total$74,300-$nan-$nan
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2024-25)$18,575-$nan-$nan
Sophomore (2025-26)$18,575-$nan-$nan
Junior (2026-27)$18,575-$nan-$nan
Senior (2027-28)$18,575-$nan-$nan
4 Years Total$74,300-$nan-$nan
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2025-26)$18,575-$nan-$nan
Sophomore (2026-27)$18,575-$nan-$nan
Junior (2027-28)$18,575-$nan-$nan
Senior (2028-29)$18,575-$nan-$nan
4 Years Total$74,300-$nan-$nan
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2026-27)$18,575-$nan-$nan
Sophomore (2027-28)$18,575-$nan-$nan
Junior (2028-29)$18,575-$nan-$nan
Senior (2029-30)$18,575-$nan-$nan
4 Years Total$74,300-$nan-$nan
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2027-28)$18,575-$nan-$nan
Sophomore (2028-29)$18,575-$nan-$nan
Junior (2029-30)$18,575-$nan-$nan
Senior (2030-31)$18,575-$nan-$nan
4 Years Total$74,300-$nan-$nan

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to four-years schools nationwide, Sofia' tuition is slightly lower than the average tuition of $20,937. Compared to private, four-years colleges in California, its tuition is slightly lower than the average tuition of $23,111.
In-StateOut-of-State
Sofia University$18,575
U.S. Four-years Colleges$18,672
Public Schools$7,199$12,960
Private Schools$20,937
California Four-years Colleges$20,867
Public Schools$4,034$13,259
Private Schools$23,111

Compare Similar School's Tuition

The next table compares the tuition & fees between Sofia and similar schools. The similar colleges are selected by school type & level (private, four-years), ranking, and comparison frequency by our users. The comparison is based on 2022-2023 tuition rate.
LocationUndergraduateGraduate
Sofia UniversityPalo Alto, CA$18,575$14,195
Pardee RAND Graduate SchoolSanta Monica, CA$17,848$15,157
Southern California Institute of ArchitectureLos Angeles, CA$53,564$53,564
Beverly Hills Design InstituteBeverly Hills, CA$23,220-
High Tech High Graduate School of EducationSan Diego, CA$20,000$20,000
Teachers College of San JoaquinStockton, CA$6,270$6,977

Financial Aid and COA

At Sofia University, 4 students (50%) received grant or scholarship from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources. The average amount of grant/scholarship received is $5,298.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
Tuition & Fees$18,575
Average Financial Aid$5,298
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship450%$5,298
Pell Grants450%$5,298
Federal Student Loan675%$9,389

Student Population

Sofia University has a total of 948 students including 11 undergraduate and 937 graduate students. By gender, there are 452 male students and 594 female students attending Sofia. The school offers online degree programs and 1 students enrolled online exclusively (0.11% of all students).
TotalMaleFemale
Total1,046 452594
Undergraduate8 26
Graduate1,038 450588

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address1069 East Meadow Cr, Palo Alto, CA
Phone650-493-4430
WEBwww.sofia.edu/
Degree & Programs
DegreeUndergraduate, Graduate
Program Offered7 Programs
Online Program Offered2 Online Programs
Graduate Program Offered5 Graduate Programs
Academic Stats
Student Population948
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate11 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties11 (Full-time), 31 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs36 (Full-time), 32 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$23,643
Average Staff Salary$74,772