Summer Bridge Tuition and Costs

Summer Bridge Costs include:
  • Summer Bridge Tuition
  • Textbooks
  • Activity fee
  • Housing (if needed, housing on campus is not mandatory)
  • Living expenses

​Estimate costs for Summer Bridge range between approximately $1,000 to $3,000 depending on many factors. Please note: Summer Bridge expenses are not included in the costs associated with Fall and Spring semester attendance. Your total cost to attend Summer Bridge will also depend on whether you commute to Chaminade or stay in Chaminade housing. Prepare in advance to provide for incidental expenses as well. You will be asked to make a $150.00 tuition deposit. See the tuition and housing costs matrix. See Summer Bridge financial aid information.

Tuition Deposit
There is a $150 one-time non-refundable tuition deposit. This indicates that you are committed to attend Chaminade University. This deposit is applied to your first term tuition which will be Summer Bridge 2014. You need to make only one deposit to cover Summer Bridge and fall enrollment. You will use your Chaminade University ID number (available from Admissions) if you make the deposit payment online. We will enroll you in your Summer Bridge courses once the tuition deposit is received.

Summer Bridge Tuition & Fees

English Bridge Tuition: $1,400 for English Bridge
Activity Fee: $50
Textbooks: Estimate $75 to $200
Housing: Please see the chart below to budget costs with housing. ( Note: on-campus housing is not mandatory, you may commute. )

See Summer Bridge financial aid information.


Once we have received your deposit and all of your forms (by May 30th) you will be issued an invoice for Summer Bridge tuition and fees which is due by Sunday, July 13th (the first day of the program).


Payment can be made by check to Chaminade University and sent to the Chaminade University Business Office. Alternatively, you can pay online through the Chaminade web portal. See online payment directions.
Chaminade University of Honolulu
Business Office
3140 Waialae Avenue
Honolulu Hawaii 96816

Please see the chart below to budget costs with housing. (Note: on-campus housing is not mandatory, you commute.)
Commuting English Bridge
Tuition $1,440
Activity Fee $50
Total $1,490
Chaminade housing English Bridge
Tuition $1,440
Housing $1,492
Activity Fee $50
Total $2,972

You should budget between $75 to $200 for textbooks for Summer Bridge.
Students may purchase textbooks from the Chaminade University bookstore. 

Students must have their textbooks for the first day of class.