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Tuition & Fees

$31,682

$31,682

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
10%
500-599
32%
400-499
40%
300-399
15%
200-299
2%
700-800
1%
600-699
10%
500-599
28%
400-499
42%
300-399
18%
200-299
1%
700-800
1%
600-699
8%
500-599
27%
400-499
46%
300-399
17%
200-299
1%
30-36
5%
24-29
24%
18-23
37%
12-17
28%
6-11
5%
Below 6
1%
30-36
2%
24-29
24%
18-23
35%
12-17
39%
30-36
3%
24-29
24%
18-23
46%
12-17
26%
6-11
1%
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undergraduateRatios

37%

63%

male

female

1
17

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

65%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,734
Declined + 1,446
Total Received 4,180
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Private (nonprofit)

6,630

undergraduate students

1,911

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Nursing
  3. Psychology
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Codes

SAT 4094
ACT 0175

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School Facts

California Baptist University, founded in 1950, is a private, church-affiliated, liberal arts university. Its 160-acre campus is located in Riverside, 60 miles east of Los Angeles.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 8,541
Established in 1950
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Baptist
Accredited by •  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs)
•  CAATE (Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  NAAB (National Architectural Accrediting Board)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  WASC (Western Assn. of Schools and Colleges)

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Riverside, CA

160-acre, urban campus in Riverside (population: 316,619), 60 miles from Los Angeles; branch campuses in Chino and Menifee. Served by bus; major airports serve Ontario (16 miles) and Los Angeles; train serves Riverside and San Bernardino (15 miles). Public transportation serves campus.

California Baptist University
8432 Magnolia Avenue
Riverside, CA 92504

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
39%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
64%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
12%
Top 1/4
40%
Top 1/2
75%
Bottom 1/2
25%
Bottom 1/4
4%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
10%
500-599
32%
400-499
40%
300-399
15%
200-299
2%
700-800
1%
600-699
10%
500-599
28%
400-499
42%
300-399
18%
200-299
1%
700-800
1%
600-699
8%
500-599
27%
400-499
46%
300-399
17%
200-299
1%
30-36
5%
24-29
24%
18-23
37%
12-17
28%
6-11
5%
Below 6
1%
30-36
2%
24-29
24%
18-23
35%
12-17
39%
30-36
3%
24-29
24%
18-23
46%
12-17
26%
6-11
1%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $45
Common application accepted no
Application deadline
School has early decision program no
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline December 15
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Recommended
SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

65%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,734
Declined + 1,446
Total Received 4,180

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Recommendations
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Considered

Class rank
Extracurricular activities
Particular talent/ability
Volunteer Work

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Allen Johnson
Dean of Admissions
P: 877 228-8866
F: 951 343-4525
admissions@calbaptist.edu

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $13,538,214
State $14,351,542
Institutional $34,525,319
Other external $485,084
Total $62,900,159

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $1,881,014
Other external $68,258
Total $1,949,272

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cheerleading
cross-country
diving
golf
soccer
softball
swimming
track (outdoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball
water polo
wrestling

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA (Division II), PacWest Conference
Mascot
Lancers
School colors
blue and gold
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Actuarial Sciences
Anthropology
Applied Mathematics
Applied Statistical Analysis
Applied Statistics
Applied Theology
Architecture
Athletic Training
Aviation Dispatch
Aviation Flight
Aviation Management
Behavioral Science
Biochemistry/Molecular Biology
Biology
Biomedical Engineering
Business Administration
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry
Christian Behavioral Science
Christian Ministries
Christian Studies
Civil Engineering
Clinical Health Science
Communication
Communication Disorders
Communication Studies
Computer Information Technology
Computer Science
Construction Management
Counseling Ministry
Counseling Ministry/Counseling Psychology
Counseling Psychology
Creative Writing
Criminal Justice
Disability Studies
Early Childhood Studies
Education
Electrical/Computer Engineering
English
Environmental Science
Exercise Science
Film Studies
Forensic Psychology
Forensic Psychology/Counseling Psychology
Foundational Mathematics
General Engineering
Global Community Science
Graphic Design/Digital Media
Health Care Administration
Health Education
Health Science
Higher Education Leadership/Student Development
History
Industrial Systems Engineering Technology
Intensive English Program
Intercultural Studies
Interdisciplinary Studies
International Health
International Studies
Journalism/New Media
Kinesiology
Leadership Studies
Leadership/Adult Learning
Leadership/Community Development
Leadership/Organizational Studies
Liberal Studies
Marketing
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering
Music
Music Composition
Music Education
Music/Instrumental Performance
Music/Keyboard Accompanying
Music/Piano Performance
Music/Vocal Performance
Nursing
Nursing Practice
Nutrition/Food Science
Organizational Leadership
Philosophy
Photography
Physician Assistant Studies
Political Science
Pre-Physical Therapy
Psychology
Public Administration
Public Health
Public Relations
Radiological Science
School Counseling
School Psychology
Social Science
Sociology
Software Engineering
Spanish
Theatre
Visual Arts
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Undergraduate

78%

6,630
students

Female
63%
4,161

Male
37%
2,469

Graduate

22%

1,911
students

Female
74%
1,407

Male
26%
504

undergraduateFull-time

85%

5,674
students

Female
63%
3,527

Male
37%
2,147

undergraduatePart-time

15%

956
students

Female
67%
634

Male
33%
322

Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
7%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
34%
Hispanic/Latino
39%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
6%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

66%

Transfer applicants accepted

83%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.00
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Recommended of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Recommended of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

100

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

36

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Military
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Other
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

90%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 30
Countries most often represented Brazil
China
France
Kenya
Rwanda
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Bryant Kong
Director of International Admissions
951 552-8762
bkong@calbaptist.edu

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