California Baptist University: Ranking & Review

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Riverside Rank United States Rank World Rank
2 1098 3914
Top 23%

California Baptist University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate77%76%78%
Applicants5,0391,8963,143
Admissions3,8841,4342,450
Enrolled undergraduates1,413584829
Enrolled total (including graduate students)9,9413,4636,478

4,527 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

2,234 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $45. Application fee for graduates - $45.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRecommended
RecommendationsRequired
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Recommended

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores1,085
Percent of students submitting SAT scores77%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
550
Math
535

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores580
Percent of students submitting ACT scores41%
ACT Composite
22
ACT English
21
ACT Math
20

California Baptist University Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus $45,982 $45,982
Off-campus $51,644 $51,644
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $11,540 and other expenses per full academic year.

California Baptist University provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 3,078 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates $30,446 $30,446
Fees for full-time undergraduates $1,810 $1,810
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates $1,171 $1,171
Tuition for Full-time graduates $13,287 $13,287
Fees for full-time graduates $710 $710
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates $668 $668

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsBachelor'sMaster'sTotal
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 254 175 429
Health Professions and Related Programs 292 94 386
Education 51 245 296
Psychology 125 157 282
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 92 51 143
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 87 23 110
Engineering 108 2 110
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 74 74
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 13 60 73
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 65 65
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 59 59
Social Sciences 48 48
Communications Technologies & Technicians and Support Services 42 42
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies 41 41
Philosophy and Religious Studies 36 36
Visual and Performing Arts 25 7 32
English Language and Literature & Letters 19 4 23
Theology and Religious Vocations 15 6 21
History 16 16
Mathematics and Statistics 13 3 16
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 11 11
Transportation and Materials Moving 11 11
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 7 7
Natural Resources and Conservation 7 7
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 6 6
Physical Sciences 3 3
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 3 3
Architecture and Related Services 1 1
Grand Total1,5188332,351

A total of 1,518 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at California Baptist University.

At the master's level 833 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate59%57%60%
  • Full-time retention rate - 78%
  • Part-time retention rate - 45%

General info

Alternative namesCBU
Founded1950
MottoLive Your Purpose
Religious affiliationSouthern Baptist
Colorsnavy blue, gold
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff1,085
Instructional FTE479
Sector of institutionPrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPrivate not-for-profit
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Official Websitecalbaptist.edu
Address8432 Magnolia Ave
Riverside, California, 92504-3297
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Large
City population250,000 - 500,000
Phone8772283615
Fax+1 (951) 3434572

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