California Baptist University

Riverside, CA

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.

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Tuition & Fees

$36,220

$36,220

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
23%
500-599
50%
400-499
22%
300-399
2%
700-800
3%
600-699
19%
500-599
49%
400-499
24%
300-399
5%
700-800
0
600-699
7%
500-599
35%
400-499
40%
300-399
17%
200-299
1%
30-36
6%
24-29
22%
18-23
46%
12-17
23%
6-11
3%
30-36
5%
24-29
22%
18-23
39%
12-17
34%
30-36
5%
24-29
23%
18-23
51%
12-17
21%
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undergraduateRatios

38%

male

62%

female

1

teacher

15

students

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Moderately Selective

78%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,451
Declined + 1,790
Total Received 8,241
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Private (nonprofit)

8,190

undergraduate students

2,855

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 11,045
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: 327,728), 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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
42%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
66%
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
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
16%
Top 1/4
40%
Top 1/2
77%
Bottom 1/2
23%
Bottom 1/4
5%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
23%
500-599
50%
400-499
22%
300-399
2%
700-800
3%
600-699
19%
500-599
49%
400-499
24%
300-399
5%
700-800
0
600-699
7%
500-599
35%
400-499
40%
300-399
17%
200-299
1%
30-36
6%
24-29
22%
18-23
46%
12-17
23%
6-11
3%
30-36
5%
24-29
22%
18-23
39%
12-17
34%
30-36
5%
24-29
23%
18-23
51%
12-17
21%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $45
(waived for students who attend information sessions or teacher credential advising sessions)
Common application accepted no
Application deadline December 1 (priority deadline)
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Recommended
SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

78%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,451
Declined + 1,790
Total Received 8,241

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

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

Financial Aid

33%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$21,442

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $33,930
Room $6,710
Board $3,460
Additional fees $2,290
Books & supplies $1,970
Total $48,360
Average Financial Aid - $21,442
Total with Avg. Aid $26,918
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

State aid form

Financial Aid Office

P: 877 228-8855
F: 909 343-4518
finaid@calbaptist.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Joshua Morey
Director of Financial Aid
jmorey@calbaptist.edu

Varsity Sports

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

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, bowling, dodgeball, flag football, golf, kayaking, paintball, rock climbing, rugby, sand volleyball, skiing, snowboarding, soccer, softball, table tennis, tennis, ultimate Frisbee

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Athletic Directors

Micah Parker (men's)
Director Of Athletics
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA (Division I), Western Athletic Conference
Mascot
Lancers
School colors
Blue and Gold

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
Biomedical Sciences
Business Administration
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry
Christian Behavioral Science
Christian Leadership
Christian Ministries
Christian Studies
Civil Engineering
Clinical Psychology
Communication
Communication Disorders
Communication Sciences/Disorders
Communication Studies
Computer Information Technology
Computer Science
Construction Management
Counseling Ministry
Counseling Ministry/Counseling Psychology
Counseling Psychology
Creative Writing
Criminal Justice
Early Childhood Studies
Education
Electrical/Computer Engineering
English
Entrepreneurship
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 Organizational Studies
Industrial Systems Engineering Technology
Intensive English Program
Intercultural Studies
Interdisciplinary Studies
International Health
International Studies
Journalism/New Media
Kinesiology
Leadership Studies
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
Physical Therapist Assistant
Physician Assistant Studies
Political Science
Pre-Physical Therapy
Psychology
Public Administration
Public Health
Public Relations
Radiological Science
School Counseling
School Psychology
Social Science
Social Work
Sociology
Software Engineering
Spanish
Speech Language Pathology
Sports Analytics
Strategic Communication
Studio Production
Sustainability
Theatre
Visual Arts
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Nursing
  3. Psychology

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Honors program
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Weekend College

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-theology

11,045

total students

92%

in-state

8%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

74%

8,190
students

Female
62%
5,109

Male
38%
3,081

26%

2,855
students

Female
71%
2,020

Male
29%
835

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

89%

7,333
students

Female
63%
4,563

Male
37%
2,770

11%

857
students

Female
64%
546

Male
36%
311

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Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
6%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
36%
Hispanic/Latino
38%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
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

49%

Transfer applicants accepted

66%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.50
College GPA: 2.50
High school transcript Required 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 Required 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

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
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 40
Countries most often represented China
France
Germany
Hungary
India
Kenya
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Bryan Davis
Dean of International Programs
951 343-4721
bdavis@calbaptist.edu

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