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California Baptist University

2,081 reviews
  1. Riverside, CA
  2. 4 Year
A-
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    B
  2. Value
    B-
  3. Diversity
    B+
  4. Campus
    A+
  5. Athletics
    B+
  6. Party Scene
    C+
  7. Professors
    A-
  8. Location
    B+
  9. Dorms
    A+
  10. Campus Food
    A+
  11. Student Life
    A
  12. Safety
    A-
California Baptist University is ...
Private not-for-profit, Baptist
Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (without football)
Athletic Conference
Pacific West Conference
Address
8432 Magnolia Ave
Riverside, CA 92504

California Baptist 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
80%
SAT Range
840-1100
ACT Range
18-24
Application Fee
$45
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
Application Website

Cost

Net Price
$25,752/ 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
    $22,748/ year
  • $30-48k
    $25,551/ year
  • $49-75k
    $27,164/ year
  • $76-110k
    $30,725/ year
  • $110k+
    $34,722/ year

Academics

Professors
A-
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
18:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
89%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.94 responses
86%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.92 responses
71%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.91 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
5,571Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
18%
Pell Grant
42%
Varsity Athletes
7%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 51 responses
  • Aimable
    4%
  • All of the above
    24%
  • Friendly
    65%
  • Humble
    8%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
70%
Poll
2%
of students say that Greek life is pretty big.115 responses
Poll
8%
of students say almost everything on campus revolved around sports.167 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 60 responses
  • Academic
    2%
  • Biblically rooted & globally minded.
    2%
  • Find God's will and align your life with it
    13%
  • Living your life's purpose
    68%
  • Striving for academic and social success
    15%

After California Baptist University

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$41,800/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
55%
National
47%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
88%
National
83%
90%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.48 responses

Reviews

2,081 reviews
  • Excellent
    654
  • Very Good
    880
  • Average
    467
  • Poor
    46
  • Terrible
    34
Its a private school which means its pretty expensive but the classes are smaller so you get to know your proffesor
  • College Sophomore
  • 23 days ago
Love everything this school has to offer
  • Recent Alumnus
  • 23 days ago
Had a great experience when enrolling into the OPS program
  • Recent Alumnus
  • 23 days ago