7,414
Students
Financial aid thermometer
20,693
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
77
77%
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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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. Dustin Lowe
Director of Undergraduate Admissions
Email: admissions@calbaptist.edu
Phone: 951-343-4477
Fax: 951-343-4525

Majors & Degrees

Architecture And Related Services Associate Bachelors
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Communications Technologies/Technicians And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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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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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
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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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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Theology And Religious Vocations Associate Bachelors
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Transportation And Materials Moving Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

5,039
Applied
3,884
Accepted
7,414
Enrolled
77%
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Female Admissions

3,143
Females Applied
2,450
Females Accepted
78%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

1,896
Males Applied
1,434
Males Accepted
76%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

45
Application Fee
3.6
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

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 Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 500 600
SAT Math 480 590
ACT Composite 21 19 25

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

31,668
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Fees

1,810
Full-time student fees
12,160
Room & board
5,860
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

20,693
Avg. Financial Aid Package
24,142
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
5,700
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,622
Avg. Loan Aid
10,684
Avg. Grant Aid
16,706
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
57%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
16%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

7,414
Total undergrad students
2%
International Students
8%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 35.59%
Black or African American 7.08%
White or Caucasian 38.54%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.58%
Asian 5.17%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1.04%
Two or more races 6.06%
Other 3.98%

Gender

Male (37.46%)
Female (62.54%)

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 40%

Student Activities

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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

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Athletics

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Men's Sports

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Baseball No Checkmark Checkmark
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Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading No No No
Cross-country Running No Checkmark Checkmark
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Rock Climbing Checkmark No No
Sand Volleyball Checkmark No No
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Softball No No No
Swimming And Diving No Checkmark Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Track And Field No Checkmark Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
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Water Polo No Checkmark Checkmark
Wrestling No Checkmark Checkmark
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
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Cheerleading No Checkmark Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Checkmark Checkmark
Football Checkmark No No
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Rock Climbing Checkmark No No
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Softball No Checkmark Checkmark
Swimming And Diving No Checkmark Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Track And Field No Checkmark Checkmark
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Water Polo No Checkmark Checkmark
Wrestling No No No

Faculty

872
Total Faculty
17:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 336
Part-time - 536
Male - 431
Female - 441