California Baptist University

Riverside, CA

California Baptist University

Riverside, CA

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Tuition & Fees

$36,340

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%
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

77%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,351
Declined 1,890
Total Received 8,241
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Private

8,190

undergraduate students

2,855

graduate students

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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.

  • Metropolitan area: Los Angeles
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Ontario International

California Baptist University
8432 Magnolia Avenue
Riverside
92504

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
42%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through freshman year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman priority housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing

Top Organizations

  • International Service Projects
  • United States Service Projects
  • CBU Crazies (Campus Spirit)
  • Summer of Service
  • Associated Students of California Baptist University (government and leadership)

Top Events

  • Fortuna Bowl/Homecoming
  • Midnight Madness (basketball season kick-off)
  • Yule Festival
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Choral groups

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
13%
Top 1/4
38%
Top 1/2
74%

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%
30-36
5%
24-29
23%
18-23
51%
12-17
21%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $45
School has early action program yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.59

Moderately Selective

77%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,351
Declined 1,890
Total Received 8,241

Admissions Factors

Very Important

character/personal qualities
application essay
academic GPA
recommendation(s)
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Important

level of applicant's interest

Considered

extracurricular activities
class rank
talent/ability
volunteer work

Not Considered

alumni/ae relation
first generation
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency
work experience

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 31
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language yes
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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-country running
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Track and field
Volleyball
Water polo
Wrestling

Intramural Sports Men

Football, Rock climbing, Sand volleyball, Table tennis, Ultimate frisbee

Intramural Sports Women

Football, Rock climbing, Sand volleyball, Table tennis, Ultimate frisbee

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 1

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Acting
Actuarial Science
Air Transportation, Other
Airline/Commercial/Professional Pilot and Flight Crew
Anthropology, Other
Architecture
Aviation/Airway Management and Operations
Behavioral Sciences
Bible/Biblical Studies
Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology, Other
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business/Commerce, General
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry, General
Christian Studies
Civil Engineering, General
Computer Engineering, General
Computer Science
Computer Software Engineering
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician
Creative Writing
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Engineering, General
English Language and Literature, General
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
Environmental Science
Exercise Physiology
Film/Cinema/Video Studies
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
History, General
Industrial Engineering
Information Technology
International Public Health/International Health
International/Global Studies
Journalism
Keyboard Instruments
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics Teacher Education
Mathematics, General
Mechanical Engineering
Missions/Missionary Studies and Missiology
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Music Performance, General
Music Teacher Education
Music Technology
Music Theory and Composition
Music, General
Nutrition Sciences
Organizational Leadership
Philosophy
Photography
Political Science and Government, General
Pre-Physical Therapy Studies
Prepress/Desktop Publishing and Digital Imaging Design
Psychology, General
Public Administration
Public Health Education and Promotion
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Statistics, General
Statistics, Other
Sustainability Studies
Visual and Performing Arts, General
Voice and Opera
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

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 Facts

Freshman retention rate 77%
Student 4 year graduation rate 43%
Student 5 year graduation rate 17%
Student 6 year graduation rate 4%

Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
6%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
36%
Hispanic/Latino
38%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
5%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

1,004

Transfer students enrolled

9%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic
  • Library reserved study rooms

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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