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Biola University

1,966 reviews
  1. La Mirada, CA
  2. 4 Year
B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    B
  2. Value
    B-
  3. Diversity
    C+
  4. Campus
    A+
  5. Athletics
    B-
  6. Party Scene
    C
  7. Professors
    B+
  8. Location
    B+
  9. Dorms
    A+
  10. Campus Food
    A
  11. Student Life
    A
  12. Safety
    A
Biola University is ...
Private not-for-profit, Inter-/Non-denominational
Athletic Division
NAIA Division I
Athletic Conference
Golden State Athletic Conference
Address
13800 Biola Ave
La Mirada, CA 90639
Website

Biola University Rankings

Niche ranks over 1,000 colleges based on more than 50 statistics and nearly 12 million opinions from college students.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
75%
SAT Range
980-1240
ACT Range
22-28
Application Fee
$55
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
Application Website

Cost

Net Price
$32,087/ year
National
$15,431

Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.

Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $25,064/ year
  • $30-48k
    $28,059/ year
  • $49-75k
    $28,768/ year
  • $76-110k
    $32,268/ year
  • $110k+
    $36,765/ year

Academics

Professors
B+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
17:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
95%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.99 responses
76%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.101 responses
64%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.100 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
4,268Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
3%
Pell Grant
26%
Varsity Athletes
6%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 51 responses
  • Christ centered students
    31%
  • Friendly
    22%
  • Genuine
    10%
  • Intolerant close-minded fundamentalist Christian
    2%
  • World Influencers and Thinkers for Christ
    35%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
83%
Poll
0%
of students say that Greek life is pretty big.97 responses
Poll
1%
of students say almost everything on campus revolved around sports.144 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 45 responses
  • A place to grow spiritually
    16%
  • Glory to God
    18%
  • Helping students to impact the world for the Lord
    51%
  • Sheltered
    7%
  • Think Biblically about everything
    9%

After Biola University

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$40,700/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
69%
National
47%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
92%
National
83%
88%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.43 responses

Reviews

1,966 reviews
  • Excellent
    540
  • Very Good
    816
  • Average
    508
  • Poor
    58
  • Terrible
    44
Biola really wants their students to reach for success and their dreams
  • College Freshman
  • 1 month ago
I love the professors and the classes
  • College Freshman
  • 1 month ago
Biola feels more like home. I feel like I belong there.
  • College Freshman
  • 1 month ago