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California Baptist University

Riverside, CA

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Overview

California Baptist University is a Comprehensive institution located in Riverside, CA, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 8432 Magnolia Avenue
Riverside, CA  92504-3297
United States
Contact Mr. Bryce Burditt
Associate Director of Undergraduate Admissions
Email: admissions@calbaptist.edu
Phone: 951-343-4476
Fax: 951-343-4525

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Majors & Degrees

Architecture And Related Services Associate Bachelors
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biochemistry, Biophysics And Molecular Biology, Other Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Exercise Physiology And Kinesiology Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
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Business/commerce, General Checkmark
Entrepreneurship/entrepreneurial Studies Checkmark
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International Business/trade/commerce Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management, General Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Public Relations, Advertising, And Applied Communication Checkmark
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Network And System Administration/administrator Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
Bioengineering And Biomedical Engineering Checkmark
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Civil Engineering, General Checkmark
Computer Engineering, General Checkmark
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Art Therapy/therapist Checkmark
Communication Sciences And Disorders, General Checkmark
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Medical Radiologic Technology/science - Radiation Therapist Checkmark
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History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Statistics, General Checkmark
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Exercise Science And Kinesiology Checkmark
Sport And Fitness Administration/management Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry, General Checkmark
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Sociology, General Checkmark
Theology And Religious Vocations Associate Bachelors
Missions/missionary Studies Checkmark
Transportation And Materials Moving Associate Bachelors
Air Transportation, Other Checkmark
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Airline/commercial/professional Pilot And Flight Crew Checkmark
Aviation/airway Management And Operations Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Drama And Dramatics/theatre Arts, General Checkmark
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Music Performance, General Checkmark
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Technical Theatre/theatre Design And Technology Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts, General Checkmark
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

8,241
Applied
6,351
Accepted
8,109
Enrolled
77%
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Female Admissions

5,398
Females Applied
4,240
Females Accepted
79%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

2,843
Males Applied
2,211
Males Accepted
78%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

45
Application Fee
3.5
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Essay
A minimum high school GPA of 2
Required for some programs Transcript of high school record
Recommended Transcript of high school record

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 537 480 580
SAT Math 527 470 570
ACT Composite 21 17 25

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

34,918
Private
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Fees

2,410
Full-time student fees
12,390
Room & board
7,420
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

24,463
Avg. Financial Aid Package
27,569
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
19,678
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,706
Avg. Loan Aid
13,499
Avg. Grant Aid
11,338
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
30.6%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
9%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

8,109
Total Undergrad students
2%
International Students
9%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 37.97%
Black or African American 6.35%
White or Caucasian 36.52%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.57%
Asian 6.42%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.8%
Two or more races 5.56%
Other 3.72%

Gender

Male (36.87%)
Female (63.13%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 23%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
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Campus events:
Fortuna Bowl/Homecoming, Midnight Madness (basketball season kick-off) and Yule Festival

Student Services

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Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
International Service Projects, United States Service Projects, CBU Crazies (Campus Spirit), Summer of Service and Associated Students of California Baptist University (government and leadership)

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
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Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Division 1 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Cheerleading No No No
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No Division 1 Checkmark
Rock Climbing Checkmark No No
Sand Volleyball Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving No Division 1 Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Water Polo No Division 1 Checkmark
Wrestling No Division 1 Checkmark
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Cheerleading No Division 1 Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No Division 1 Checkmark
Rock Climbing Checkmark No No
Sand Volleyball Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Swimming And Diving No Division 1 Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Water Polo No Division 1 Checkmark
Wrestling No No No

Faculty

856
Total Faculty
19:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 347
Part-time - 523
Male - 422
Female - 434
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