California Baptist University
Riverside, CA 92504-3297

Overview

Type 4 year
Control Private
Business model Not for Profit
Campus size Medium
Campus locale City
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 9,157
Religious affiliation Southern Baptist
Student to faculty ratio 18:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 2,865 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
No
Types of Programs Offered
Academic
No
Occupational
No
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
No
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
No
High school education
No
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
No
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
No
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates

Admission

64%
Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

California Baptist University is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 4,971 applications and 3,181 students were granted admission. California Baptist University is at the #62 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, 46% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 79% submitted SAT scores.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.
SAT850 to 1100
ACT19 to 24

Application Fee

$45
Undergrad students
$45
Graduate students
Learn more about admission requirments

Tuition & Fees

In 2016-2017 academic year, California Baptist University's tuition was $29,562 for all students regardless of residency (10.3% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

$25,875
Average Net Price
(2016-2017)
National Average = $22,127
$29,562
In State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $26,792
$29,562
Out of State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $26,792
Learn more about tuition & fees

Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 95% of California Baptist University's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 44% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,538 (which is 3.1% above the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at California Baptist University in 2016-2017, was 799, which is 74% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,845 (which is 0.8% below the national average.)

$4,538
Average
Pell Grant
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,400
$5,845
Average
Federal Loan
(2016-2017)
National Average = $5,895
95%
Financial aid
awarded
(2016-2017)
National Average = 92%
Learn more about financial aid

Student Body

In Fall 2016, California Baptist University has enrolled a total of 9,157 students (7,087 students full-time and 2,070 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 9,157 students, 893 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 35% men and 65% women and 6,937 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 2,220 for graduates studies.

The institution also enrolled 2,066 students for distance studies.

9,157
Total Enrollment
893
Transfers

Student Diversity

White: 38%

Hispanic: 35%

Black/African American: 9%

Two or more races: 5%

Asian: 5%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 4%

Non-resident alien: 3%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 1%

Majors

Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at California Baptist 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
Health Professions And Related Programs 31% 933 56
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies 9% 274 34
Education 8% 231 227
Public Administration And Social Service Professions 6% 175 47
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities 4% 134 0
Engineering 4% 132
Psychology 4% 129 127
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services 4% 108 0
Biological And Biomedical Sciences 3% 102
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 3% 97 93

Graduation & Dropout Rates

60%
Graduation rate
national average: 55%

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 California Baptist University full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

3%
Still enrolled
13%
Dropout rate
24%
Transfered out

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.

Earnings After College

$32,600
Median Annual Income
national average: $33,604

The typical median income of California Baptist University graduates 6 years after enrollment is $32,600. Last year, out of the total 1,309 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 1,178 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 1,144 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 984 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $32,600 $40,700
Employment Rate 90% 86%
Total Graduates 1,309 1,144

Campus Location

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