La Sierra University

country rank 850
world rank 2557

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University Overview

Founded in 1971, La Sierra University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Riverside (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), California. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the WASC Senior College and University Commission, La Sierra University (LSU) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Adventist religion. La Sierra University (LSU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 46 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 40-50% making this US higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. LSU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

University Name(s)

Acronym
LSU

Founded
1971 Origins date back to 1922

Motto
To Seek, To Know, To Serve

Colours
Blue and yellow

Mascot
Golden Eagle

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University Location

Address
4500 Riverwalk Parkway
Riverside (population range: 250,000-499,999)
92515-8247 California United States

T +1 (951) 785 2000

F +1 (951) 785 2418

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Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
UndergraduatePostgraduate
Local studentover 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Int'l studentover 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Admission
Men and Women (coed)

International Students
Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission

Admission Selection
Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades

Admission Rate
Admission Rate 40-50%

Admission Office
4500 Riverwalk Parkway
Riverside 92515-8247
+1 (951) 785-2176
800 874 5587


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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment
Total Enrolment Range 3,000-3,999

Academic Staff
Total Faculty Range 500-599

Control Type
Control Type Private

Entity Type
Entity Type Non-Profit

Academic Calendar
Academic Calendar Quadmesters

Campus Setting
Campus Setting Urban

Religious Affiliation
Christian-Adventist Christian-Adventist Seventh Day Adventist - www.adventist.org

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Facilities and Services

Library
University Library Yes Go to La Sierra University's Library

Housing
University Housing and Accommodation Yes

Sport Facilities
University Sport Facilities Yes

Financial Aids
University Financial Aids Yes

Study Abroad
Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes

Distance Learning
Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

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Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
WASC Senior College and University Commission


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)
  • National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)

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Affiliations

  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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