California Baptist University: Review & Facts

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California Baptist University is a medium four-year, private not-for-profit school with 8,545 students enrolled. This institution was originated in 1950 and is one of the 11 colleges located in Riverside, California.

California Baptist University is affiliated with Southern Baptist Church.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
85
Fair
California Baptist University will give you the opportunity to obtain a bachelor's degree or master's degree.

California Baptist University deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and lets you to select from 85 majors. The most popular concentrations are Psychology, Business, Education, Nursing, and Medical. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other schools and colleges.


Student Retention
76%
Fair
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a positive sign. However, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at California Baptist University is fair at 76% (close to California average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
18 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at California Baptist University is average: 61%.

Student to faculty ratio at California Baptist University is reasonably decent, 18:1. Learn more on instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$30,500
High
Average tuition prices are very high, about $28,600 per year. The additional fees at California Baptist University (not included in tuition costs) are around $1,900; this comes to a total of $30,500 per year.

Read the details about California Baptist 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
65%
Doable
According to government data, 4,180 applications were submitted and 2,734 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to get accepted at this school.

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

Find out more about admissions as well applicants test score info at California Baptist University in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$5,100
Medium
California Baptist University provides a distance learning option, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is an amazing option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at California Baptist 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
California Baptist University offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates nearly 2,900 students, which provides a good on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is reasonable -- nearly $5,100 a year.

Army and Air Force ROTC programs are available at California Baptist 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 obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

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

California Baptist University Location and Maps



Post Address: California Baptist University, 8432 Magnolia Ave, Riverside, California 92504-3297, USA
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