Tuition & Fees

$31,590

$31,590

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

42%

58%

male

female

1
15

teacher

students

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Selective

44%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,931
Declined + 2,397
Total Received 4,328
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Private (nonprofit)

2,103

undergraduate students

373

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Biology
  2. Psychology
  3. Business
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Codes

SAT 4380
ACT 0294

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
7%
500-599
25%
400-499
49%
300-399
15%
200-299
3%
700-800
2%
600-699
8%
500-599
22%
400-499
50%
300-399
16%
200-299
2%
700-800
1%
600-699
5%
500-599
25%
400-499
48%
300-399
20%
200-299
1%
30-36
6%
24-29
12%
18-23
35%
12-17
39%
6-11
8%
Below 6
0
30-36
5%
24-29
13%
18-23
42%
12-17
40%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
4%
24-29
12%
18-23
44%
12-17
40%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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School Facts

La Sierra University, founded as La Sierra Academy in 1922, is a Seventh-day Adventist coeducational institution. Its campus is located in Riverside, California.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 2,476
Established in 1922
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Adventist
Accredited by •  ATS (Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  TEAC (Teacher Education Accreditation Council)
•  WASC (Western Assn. of Schools and Colleges)

Riverside, CA

100-acre campus in Riverside (population: 316,619), 58 miles from Los Angeles. Served by bus and train; major airport serves Ontario (20 miles). Public transportation serves campus.

La Sierra University
4500 Riverwalk Parkway
Riverside, CA 92515

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
26%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
40%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
13%
Top 1/4
42%
Top 1/2
81%
Bottom 1/2
19%
Bottom 1/4
8%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
7%
500-599
25%
400-499
49%
300-399
15%
200-299
3%
700-800
2%
600-699
8%
500-599
22%
400-499
50%
300-399
16%
200-299
2%
700-800
1%
600-699
5%
500-599
25%
400-499
48%
300-399
20%
200-299
1%
30-36
6%
24-29
12%
18-23
35%
12-17
39%
6-11
8%
Below 6
0
30-36
5%
24-29
13%
18-23
42%
12-17
40%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
4%
24-29
12%
18-23
44%
12-17
40%
6-11
0
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted no
Application deadline May 1 (priority deadline)
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required

Selective

44%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,931
Declined + 2,397
Total Received 4,328

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Recommendations
Religious affiliation/commitment

Considered

Interview

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Class rank
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Ivy Tejeda
Associate Director of Admissions
P: 800 874-5587
F: 951 785-2477
admissions@lasierra.edu

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Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
soccer
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Mascot
Golden Eagle
School colors
purple and gold
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accountancy
Accounting
Administration/Leadership
Archaeology
Art
Biochemistry
Biology
Biomathematics
Biomedical Science
Biophysics
Business Administration
Business Management
Business/Society
Chemistry
Communication Public Relations
Communication Theory/Human Relations
Computer Science
Counseling
Criminal Justice
Curriculum/Instruction
Educational Psychology
English
English Literature
English/Writing
Environmental Studies
Exercise Science
Film Studies
Finance
Fine Arts
Graphic Design
Health Sciences
History
History/Political Science
Human Resources Management
Individualized Program
Information Systems
Liberal Arts
Liberal Studies in Education
Management
Marketing
Mathematics
Music
Music Education
Music Performance
Music Technology
Neuroscience
Physical Sciences
Physics
Psychobiology
Psychology
Religion
Religious Studies
School Counseling
School Psychology
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish
Special Education
Theological Studies
Writing
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Undergraduate

85%

2,103
students

Female
58%
1,221

Male
42%
882

Graduate

15%

373
students

Female
57%
214

Male
43%
159

undergraduateFull-time

88%

1,866
students

Female
59%
1,093

Male
41%
773

undergraduatePart-time

12%

237
students

Female
55%
128

Male
45%
109

Student Break-down

11%
Nonresident aliens
6%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
15%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
46%
Hispanic/Latino
13%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

45%

Transfer applicants accepted

53%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Winter: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

44

quarter hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Other
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Internships
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

95%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special transportation
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 45
Countries most often represented Brazil
China
Mexico
South Korea
Taiwan
The Philippines
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Heidi Weiss-Krumm
Director, International Student Services
951 785-2237
oiss@lasierra.edu

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