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La Sierra University

Riverside, CA

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Overview

La Sierra University is a Comprehensive institution located in Riverside, CA, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 4500 Riverwalk Parkway
Riverside, CA  92505
United States
Contact Ms. Ivy Teheda
Associate Director of Admissions
Email: iteheda@lasierra.edu
Phone: 951-785-2957
Fax: 951-785-2447

Majors & Degrees

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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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education 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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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

4,688
Applied
2,306
Accepted
1,842
Enrolled
49%
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Female Admissions

3,053
Females Applied
1,578
Females Accepted
52%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

1,635
Males Applied
728
Males Accepted
45%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

0
Application Fee
3.34
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 2
Other requirements exist (see below)
Required for some programs Interview
One recommendation
Recommended A minimum high school GPA of 2
Other requirements: Eligibility Index Table (combination of GPA and test scores)

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen February 1st Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer July 1st Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
ACT Composite 20 17 23

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

32,580
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Fees

990
Full-time student fees
8,415
Room & board
4,628
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No

Student Body

1,842
Total Undergrad students
11%
International Students
11%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 46.58%
Black or African American 7.06%
White or Caucasian 12.6%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.33%
Asian 16.88%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1.41%
Two or more races 3.58%
Other 0.11%

Gender

Male (40.34%)
Female (59.66%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Cooperative housing
Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 25%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Christmas Candlelight Concert, Festival of Nations and Annual Convocation

Student Services

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Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Pre Dentistry, Pre Med, Enactus (SIFE), International Club and Black Student Association

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball Checkmark No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Golf No Division 3 No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball No No No
Volleyball No No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Golf No No No
Soccer No No No
Softball Checkmark Division 3 No
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Faculty

118
Total Faculty
15:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 94
Part-time - 24
Male - 63
Female - 53
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