Biola University: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - Very GoodQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - Below AverageCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Poor
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Biola University is a medium four-year, private not-for-profit school with 6,230 students enrolled. This college was founded in 1908 and is the only college located in La Mirada, California.

Biola University is affiliated with Non-Denominational Church.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
65
Fair
Bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, postmaster certificate, and doctoral degree are offered at Biola University.

Biola University deploys a continuous curriculum calendar system and provides 65 majors. The most popular concentrations are Theology and Religion, Psychology, Business, Education, and Communication and Journalism. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other colleges and schools.


Student Retention
85%
Good
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a positive sign. However, if you plan to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The rate of student retention at Biola University is high at 85% (well above California average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students love their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
15 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Biola University is average: 69%.

Student to faculty ratio at Biola University is pretty decent: 15:1. Learn more details regarding faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$34,500
High
Average tuition prices are extremely high - about $34,500 per year.

Read the details about Biola University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
70%
Doable
As reported in recent government data, 3,874 applications were submitted and 2,706 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to enroll at this school.

The college will consider accepting your dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits at entry.

Learn more about admissions as well applicants test score statistics at Biola University in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$5,600
Medium
Biola University offers a distance learning option and study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Biola University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
C-
Unsafe
Biola University provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates about 2,800 students, which offers a decent on-campus housing option. The room price is reasonable - nearly $5,600 per academic year.

Army and Air Force ROTC programs are available at Biola University. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime numbers, Biola University seems to be a relatively safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Biola University Location and Maps



Post Address: Biola University, 13800 Biola Ave, La Mirada, California 90639-0001, USA
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