Overview

Applicants
4,971
Acceptance Rate
64%
Average HS GPA
3.40

GPA Breakdown

29%
Over 3.75
16%
3.50 - 3.74
17%
3.25 - 3.49
15%
3.00 - 3.24
19%
2.50 - 2.99
4%
2.00 - 2.49

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SAT Reading
25th-75th percentile
(enrolled students)
430 - 550
SAT Math
25th-75th percentile
(enrolled students)
420 - 550
SAT Writing
25th-75th percentile
(enrolled students)
420 - 530

ACT Composite
25th-75th percentile (enrolled students)
19 - 24

Testing Policies


ACT Writing Policy
ACT with or without Writing accepted

SAT Essay Policy
SAT with or without Writing accepted

Deadlines

Early Action — December 15


Other Admission Factors

Academic

Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Test Scores
Application Essay
Recommendation(s)
Non-Academic

Character / Personal Qualities

Selectivity Rating


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Faculty and Class Information

Student/Faculty
17.5:1
Total Faculty
704
with Terminal Degree
314

354
Men
350
Women
185
Minority

Most frequent class size
10 - 19
Most frequent lab / sub section size
10 - 19

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
42%
Graduate in 5 years
57%
Graduate in 6 years
60%

Majors

  • Architecture and Related Service

  • Architecture

  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences

  • Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology, Other
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Exercise Physiology

  • Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services

  • Accounting
  • Business/Commerce, General
  • Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Organizational Leadership

  • Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs

  • Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Journalism
  • Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication

  • Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services

  • Prepress/Desktop Publishing and Digital Imaging Design

  • Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services

  • Computer Science
  • Information Technology

  • Education

  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Music Teacher Education

  • Engineering

  • Biomedical/Medical Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering, General
  • Computer Engineering, General
  • Computer Software Engineering
  • Engineering, General
  • Mechanical Engineering

  • Engineering Technologies/Technicians

  • Construction Engineering Technology/Technician

  • English Language and Literature/Letters

  • English Language and Literature, General

  • Foreign languages, literatures, and Linguistics

  • Spanish Language and Literature

  • Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences

  • Communication Disorders Sciences and Services
  • Communication Disorders, General
  • Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
  • Health/Health Care Administration/Management
  • International Public Health/International Health
  • Pre-Physical Therapy Studies
  • Public Health Education and Promotion
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist

  • History

  • History, General

  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities

  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

  • Mathematics and Statistics

  • Mathematics, General
  • Statistics, General
  • Statistics, Other

  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

  • Behavioral Sciences
  • International/Global Studies
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Nutrition Sciences
  • Sustainability Studies

  • Natural Resources and Conservation

  • Environmental Science

  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies

  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science

  • Philosophy and Religious Studies

  • Christian Studies
  • Philosophy

  • Physical Sciences

  • Chemistry, General

  • Psychology

  • Psychology, General

  • Security and Protective Services

  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration

  • Social Sciences

  • Anthropology, Other
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Sociology

  • Theology and Religious Vocations

  • Bible/Biblical Studies
  • Missions/Missionary Studies and Missiology

  • Transportation and Materials Moving

  • Air Transportation, Other
  • Airline Flight Attendant
  • Airline/Commercial/Professional Pilot and Flight Crew
  • Aviation/Airway Management and Operations

  • Visual and Performing Arts

  • Acting
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Film/Cinema Studies
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Theory and Composition
  • Music, General
  • Photography
  • Piano and Organ
  • Visual and Performing Arts, General
  • Voice and Opera


Degrees

Associate
Bachelor's
Doctoral/Research
Master's

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
Yes

Career Services

Alumni Network
Alumni Services
Classes
Interest Inventory
Internships
Opportunities at School

Experiential
Internship

Notable Faculty


Prominent Alumni


Rick Warren
Founding Pastor, Saddleback Church, CA

Amy Johnson
KCBS-2 Los Angeles, News Reporter

Dick Phillips
President/Owner of Skytronics, Inc. El Segundo, CA

Chrystal Kern
CFO, America/Israeli Public Affairs Commission, Washington, DC

Dr. Clifford Young
Exec Asst to President, Cal State, San Bernardino

Dr. Jae Won Choi
National Center for Health Statistics, Washington,

Dr. Charles Mueller
Surgeon, Houston, Missouri

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
42%
Graduate in 5 years
57%
Graduate in 6 years
60%

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
Yes

Career Services

Alumni Network
Alumni Services
Classes
Interest Inventory
Internships
Opportunities at School

Experiential
Internship

ROI & Outcomes

Dates

Application Deadlines
Notification Date
Mar 2

Required Forms

FAFSA
State Aid

Financial Aid Statistics

Average Freshman Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$18,487

Average Undergraduate Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$14,409

Average Need-Based Loan
$4,686

Undergraduates who have borrowed through any loan program
77%

Average amount of loan debt per graduate
$20,693

Average amount of each freshman scholarship/grant package
$29,792

Financial aid provided to international students
Yes

Expenses per Academic Year

Tuition
$30,446
Required Fees
$2,120
Average Cost for Books and Supplies
$1,790

Tuition / Fees Vary by Year of Study
No
Board for Commuters
$3,914
Transportation for Commuters
$1,106

On-Campus Room and Board
$11,540
Comprehensive Fee

Available Aid

Financial Aid Methodology
Federal

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based
 

Need-Based College/University Scholarship or Grant Aid from Institutional Funds
Need-Based Federal Nursing Scholarships
Need-Based Federal Pell
Need-Based Private Scholarships
Need-Based SEOG
Need-Based State Scholarships

Non-Need-Based
Institutional non-need-based scholarship or grant aid is available

Federal Direct Student Loan Programs
Direct PLUS Loans
Direct Subsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loans

Federal Family Education Loan Programs (FFEL)
Federal Perkins Loans

Is Institutional Employment Available (other than Federal Work Study)
Yes

Direct Lender
No

Overall


Student Body Profile

Total Undergraduate Enrollment
6,937
Foreign Countries Represented
25

Demographics

4.74%
Asian
7.79%
African-American
35.66%
Hispanic
38.34%
Caucasian
4.13%
Unknown
1.88%
International

63% female
37% male
7% are out of state
85% are full time
15% are part time

Overview


Campus Life

Undergrads living on campus
39%
Help finding off-campus housing
Yes

First-Year Students living on campus
67%

Campus Environment
Large Urban

Housing Options

Apartment Married
Apartment Single
Cooperative
Dorms Female
Dorms Male
Theme Housing

Special Needs Admissions


Type of Program
For all students with disabilities

Director
Pamela Bailon

College Entrance Tests Required
Yes

Interview Required
No

Documentation Required for LD

Most recent Psycho-educational assessment, combined with an IEP or 504 Plan. Documentation must clearly substantiate the need for specific accommodation requests.

Documentation Required for ADHD

Most recent Psychological assessment, documentation must be on official letterhead. All reports must be signed, dated, and include the signer's credentials. Documentation must verify disability and describe how disability is currently limiting one or more major life activities.

Special Need Services Offered

Calculator allowed in exams
No

Dictionary allowed in exams
No

Computer allowed in exams
No

Spellchecker allowed in exams
No

Extended test time
No

Scribes
No

Proctors
No

Oral exams
No

Notetakers
No

Distraction-free environment
No

Accommodation for students with ADHD
No

Reading machine
No

Student Activities

Registered Student Organizations
81
Number of Honor Societies
6

Number of Social Sororities
0
Number of Religious Organizations
6

Sports

Athletic Division
Division II

12% participate in intramural sports
6% participate in intercollegiate sports

Men's Sports (Lancers)
11 Sports

Baseball
Basketball
Cross Country
Diving
Golf
Soccer
Swimming
Track Field Outdoor
Volleyball
Water Polo
Wrestling
Women's Sports (Lancers)
11 Sports

Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross Country
Diving
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Track Field Outdoor
Volleyball
Water Polo

Student Services

Health
Minority Support Groups
Army ROTC Offered on-campus
Air Force ROTC Offered at cooperating institutions: California State University, San Bernardino

Sustainability


Campus Security Report

Campus Security Report

The Jeanne Clery Act requires colleges and universities to disclose their security policies, keep a public crime log, publish an annual crime report and provide timely warnings to students and campus employees about a crime posing an immediate or ongoing threat to students and campus employees.

Please visit The Princeton Review’s page on campus safety for additional resources: http://www.princetonreview.com/safety

The Princeton Review publishes links directly to each school's Campus Security Reports where available. Applicants can also access all school-specific campus safety information using the Campus Safety and Security Data Analysis Cutting Tool provided by the Office of Postsecondary Education of the U.S. Department of Education: http://ope.ed.gov/security


Other Information

Campus-wide Internet Network
Yes

Email and Web Access Available
Yes

% of Classrooms with Wireless Internet
100

Number of Computer Labs / Classrooms
9

Average Number of PC's per Lab
30

Network Access in Dorm Rooms
Yes

Network Access in Dorm Lounges
Yes

Fee for Network Use
No

Student Web Pages Permitted
No

Student Web Pages Provided
No

Partnerships with Technology Companies
Yes

Online Class Registration Available
Yes

Personal computer included in tuition for each student
No

Require Undergraduates to Own Computers
No

Undergraduates that Own Computers
80%

Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors
Yes

Description
Mac/Apple, Dell

Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Courses
No

Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Campus Radio / TV Stations
No

Campus Visits Contact

Contact
Taylor Neece
Director of Undergraduate Admissions

Address
Enrollment Services
8432 Magnolia Ave
Riverside, CA 92504

Phone
951343-4212

Email
admissions@calbaptist.edu

Experience College Life

Most Popular Places On Campus
Recreation Center
Campus Bookstore
Wanda's & Brisco's Coffee Shops
Van Dyne Gymnasium
Aquatic Center

Most Popular Places Off Campus
Disneyland
Beaches (Many) (1+ hours away)
Big Bear Snow Skiing (within 1+ hours away)
Hollywood
Los Angeles - Anaheim Sports/Entertainment Arenas
Universal Studios, Getty Center, Griffith Observatory, Palm Springs, Mission Inn

Campus Tours

Campus Tours
Appointment Required: Yes
Dates: Year-round
Times: Varies
Average Length: Varies

On Campus Interview

Campus Interviews
Yes

Information Sessions
Available

Times
Throughout the Summer

Faculty and Coach Visits

Dates/Times Available
Year-round

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Advance Notice
1 week

Contact Email Address for Visit
admissions@calbaptist.edu

Class Visits

Dates/Times Available
Academic Year

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Overnight Dorm Stays

Overnight Dorm Stays
Available

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Transportation

Types of Transportation Available to Campus
Riverside Transit Bus Transportation Taxis Metrolink and Amtrak Train Service Airport Shuttles to Ontario Airport (16 miles) and Los Angeles Airport (60 miles)

Driving Instructions to Campus
From Interstate 10 or CA State Highway 60, take Exit 53A south for CA State Highway 91-West, to Riverside/Beach Cities. Take Exit 59, and turn north (right) on Adam's Street. Turn west (left) on Magnolia Avenue. At the first traffic signal, turn left into the main entrance to CBU.

Local Accommodations
Ayres Hotel, Mission Inn Hotel, Marriott-Riverside, Days Inn-Riverside


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