California Baptist University

Riverside, CA

California Baptist University

Riverside, CA

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An ideal place for discovery

Located 60 miles east of Los Angeles, California Baptist University is one of the fastest-growing private Christian universities in the region.  CBU’s 200-acre suburban Riverside campus is located between Southern California beaches and mountain resorts—an ideal place for Engineering students to discover and live their God-given purpose.

offers the expansive range of academic programs and student support services you would expect from a large university while preserving the vibrant social and spiritual life that makes small schools so appealing. CBU students can enjoy a mouthwatering menu at the University’s spacious cafeteria, a cool swim in the enormous pool in the Lancer Aquatics Center, solitude in the historic Annie Gabriel Library, school pride at athletic events, and spiritual renewal at weekly chapel meetings.

About the Gordon & Jill Bourns College of Engineering
CBU’s College of Engineering offers
10 bachelor’s degree programs:
• Biomedical Engineering*
• Chemical Engineering*
• Civil Engineering*
• Computer Science
• Construction Management
• Electrical and Computer Engineering*
• Engineering
• Industrial and Systems Engineering

• Mechanical Engineering*
• Software Engineering

An Engineering degree tells an employer that you have learned how to learn and that you have persevered. The College of Engineering places an emphasis on developing a heart and mind for engineering as service. Taking Christ’s attitude of service into the classroom yields a collaborative environment where each person cares as much about their fellow classmates’ success as their own.
Students will learn, collaborate, and experiment in CBU’s brand-new Engineering Building. At 100,000 square feet, this state-of-the-art facility accommodates three stories of classrooms and labs. Each CBU Engineering student will experience a wide variety of hands-on learning activities, including local business internships and cross-cultural projects. As a result, CBU Engineering students don’t just know engineering—they become skilled and experienced engineers.

* Accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, 

California Baptist University Fast Facts

• Student population: 10,486

• Average class size: 22

• Student-faculty ratio: 19:1

• Undergraduate tuition: $32,942 per year (2019–2020)

• Room and board: $9,660 (2019–2020)

• Average fees: $2,290 (2019–2020)

• Average GPA: 3.54

• Average SAT scores: Reading + Writing 547, Math 533

• Average ACT score: 22

• Scholarships offered: Yes

• Grants offered: Yes

• Loans offered: Yes

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