#33 Best Private Colleges in California

California Baptist University

Riverside, California

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Student Population
California Baptist University overview
Location Riverside, California
Online calbaptist.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Large City
Religious Affiliation Southern Baptist
California Baptist University overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Located in Riverside, California, California Baptist University is a mid-size four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs.   The school has a religious affiliation with the Southern Baptist faith. In the most recent statistical year 8,241 prospective students applied, and 6,451 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 1,523 enrolled in the school.  8,360 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 2,126 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $32,942 plus fees of $1,940. California Baptist University is ranked 629 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.



California Baptist University is rated within the lower 47% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 5 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated


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Admission Standards
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SAT 990/1210
ACT 18/24
GPA 3.33
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due Jul 15, 2022
Applicant Competition Very Low
Application Fee $45

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Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for California Baptist University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,970
Other Fees$1,940
Room and Board $9,660
Budget for Other Expenses$3,716
Total One Year Cost$50,228

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Average Salary After 10 Years
$45,100 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
55% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by California Baptist University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 13%
Liberal Arts and Humanities 12%
Health Professions 11%
Psychology 8%
Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 7%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=110361 IPEDS survey data for California Baptist University.

Current students may use the California Baptist University GPA calculator to determine their current college GPA.