Student Population
National Rank
Biola University overview
Location La Mirada, California
Online biola.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Religious Affiliation Undenominational
Biola University overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Religious Affiliation Undergrad/Graduate

Located in La Mirada, California, Biola University is a mid-size four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs.   The school has a religious affiliation with the Undenominational faith. In the most recent statistical year 3,926 prospective students applied, and 2,826 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 891 enrolled in the school.  4,779 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 1,393 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2017/2018, excluding room and board, is $40,488 plus fees of $0. Biola University is ranked 229 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2019 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Admission Standards
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SAT 1130/1360
ACT 21/28
GPA 3.54
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due -
Applicant Competition Low

Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Biola University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,916
Other Fees$0
Room and Board $11,312
Budget for Other Expenses$3,240
Total One Year Cost$56,956


Average Salary After 10 Years
$48,900 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
71% within 6 years

Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Biola University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 19%
Visual and Performing Arts 13%
Theology and Religious Vvocations 12%
Psychology 10%
Social Sciences 9%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=110097 IPEDS survey data for Biola University.