|Business model||Not for Profit|
|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Students with disability||5%|
|Student to faculty ratio||15:1|
|Dormitory capacity||2,725 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Biola University is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 4,393 applications and 2,849 students were granted admission. Biola University is at the #63 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 45% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 74% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||950 to 1220|
|ACT||21 to 27|
In 2016-2017 academic year, Biola University's tuition was $36,696 for all students regardless of residency (37% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 98% of Biola University's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 30% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,415 (which is 0.3% above the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Biola University in 2016-2017, was 514, which is 63% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,781 (which is 1.9% below the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Biola University has enrolled a total of 6,095 students (4,855 students full-time and 1,240 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 6,095 students, 242 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 45% men and 55% women and 4,091 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 2,004 for graduates studies.
The institution also enrolled 285 students for distance studies.
Two or more races: 5%
Non-resident alien: 5%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 4%
Black/African American: 3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Biola University.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Theology And Religious Vocations||17%||728||0|
|Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services||8%||347|
|Philosophy And Religious Studies||6%||250|
|Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs||6%||240|
|Visual And Performing Arts||5%||218|
|Health Professions And Related Programs||4%||158|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Biola University full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of Biola University graduates 6 years after enrollment is $33,200. Last year, out of the total 1,307 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 1,189 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 1,369 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 1,150 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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