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SNHU Graduate from California

Online Degree Programs for California Students

Join more than 22,000 students and graduates from California who chose Southern New Hampshire University to earn their degree and reach their goals.

While there are certainly many options for online degrees in California, at SNHU, your success is our only mission. As a nonprofit university, we're committed to keeping your costs low. 

24/7 Student Support

Don’t worry about the time difference. Tech support and drop-in tutoring are available any time of the day or night.

SAT/ACT Not Required

These standardized tests aren’t the best predictors of your future success in college, so we don’t require them.

Affordable Tuition

Enjoy some of the lowest online tuition rates – plus discounts for eligible military students (up to 30%) and employer partners.

Online Tuition Comparison: Bachelor's in Business Administration

SNHU $39,600, Liberty $46,800, U of Phoenix $47,760, Grand Canyon $58,200, U of Maryland Global Campus $59,880. ASU Online, Purdue Global, National, Capella, Walden $60,000+

Total tuition for a bachelor’s degree in business administration – one of our most popular programs in California – comes in at $39,600. That’s about 15% less than our next closest competitor, when comparing large online colleges with course-based programs.1

Save Even More with California Partnership Discounts

SNHU has partnerships with dozens of community colleges and workforce partners in California. You can check whether your employer has already partnered with us.

We also work directly with two community-based degree pathway programs: Da Vinci Schools in El Segundo and Rivet School in Richmond.

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Your Service Deserves Our Support

We know California has a long and honored military community and we’ve been a proud military supporter since World War II. In addition to low online tuition, no set class times and some of the best support in higher education, active-duty U.S. service members and their spouses, National Guard and Selected Reserve can qualify for tuition discounts of up to 30%. We also accept military tuition assistance, Veteran Affairs (VA) education benefits and Military Spouse Career Advancement Account (MyCAA) scholarships for spouses.

Meet Some Fellow SNHU Californians

SNHU Graduate, Janet Johnson Janet Johnson '22 - Rescue, California
Janet earned her MS in Healthcare Administration with a 4.0 GPA while working full time, taking care of a toddler and a newborn, surviving a tumor, evacuating from the wildfires, and serving as President of the American College of Healthcare Executives Student Chapter at SNHU. Janet received the Distinguished Scholar Award for the highest GPA in her degree program.

SNHU Graduates, Shelly and Sal Villa

Shelly '19 and Sal Villa '19 - San Diego, California
Shelly earned her bachelor’s degree and Sal earned his associate degree — both in criminal justice. Having already tried a traditional campus experience and community college without success, Shelly enrolled at SNHU with a scholarship from Operation Homefront. Sal, who has been deployed 4 times with the U.S. Navy, received college credit for his military service.

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