La Sierra University

Riverside, California


Student Population
La Sierra University overview
Location Riverside, California
Online lasierra.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Religious Affiliation Seventh Day Adventists
La Sierra University overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Riverside, California, La Sierra University is a small four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs.   The school has a religious affiliation with the Seventh Day Adventists faith. In the most recent statistical year 4,275 prospective students applied, and 2,013 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 356 enrolled in the school.  1,914 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 425 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2018/2019, excluding room and board, is $31,788 plus fees of $990. La Sierra University is ranked 774 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Admission Standards
Very Easy
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SAT 900/1120
ACT 17/23
GPA 3.33
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due -
Applicant Competition Average

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Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for La Sierra University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,917
Other Fees$990
Room and Board $8,415
Budget for Other Expenses$5,157
Total One Year Cost$48,267

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Average Salary After 10 Years
$51,900 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
32% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by La Sierra University students
Subject Percent of Class
Biology 24%
Business 23%
Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 9%
Psychology 9%
Liberal Arts and Humanities 7%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=117627 IPEDS survey data for La Sierra University.

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