California Baptist University

country rank  816
world rank  2344

Publish your
uniRank University Ranking

University Overview

Established in 1950, California Baptist University is a non-profit private higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the medium city of Riverside (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), California. This institution also has branch campuses in the following locations: San Bernardino, Beaumont, Hesperia. Officially accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission, California Baptist University (CBU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Baptist religion. California Baptist University (CBU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as 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 70 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 80-90% making this US higher education organization a least selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. CBU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

Search Engine New

University Search Engine

search the California Baptist University's website

University Identity

Name
Acronym CBU
Founded 1950
Motto Live Your Purpose
Colours Navy blue and gold

University Location

Address 8432 Magnolia Avenue
Riverside
92504-3297 California
United States
Tel +1 (877) 228 3615
Fax +1 (951) 3434572
Other locations San Bernardino, Beaumont, Hesperia

Study Areas and Degree Levels


Tip: search for California Baptist University's courses and programs with the uniRank Search Engine

Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)

Tip: search for California Baptist University's tuition fees with the uniRank Search Engine

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
Minority Serving Hispanic-serving Institution
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
New Admission Requirements - Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is recommended
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is recommended
- Recommendations are required
- Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is recommended
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
Admission Rate 80-90%
Admission Office 8432 Magnolia Avenue
Riverside 92504-3297
(951) 343 4212
(877) 228 8866

Tip: search for California Baptist University's admission policy with the uniRank Search Engine

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 1,000-1,499
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Baptist Christian-Baptist Southern Baptist Convention - www.sbc.net

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs
2000 Classification Masters Colleges and Universities I
Size & Setting Four-year, medium, primarily residential institution
Enrollment Profile High undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, full-time, selective, higher transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Professions plus arts & sciences, some graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Arts & sciences focus, no graduate coexistence

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to California Baptist University's Library
California Baptist University's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 124,412 physical volumes, 60,024 physical media, 29,745 digital/electronic medium and 94 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Housing Yes
California Baptist University provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 3,352 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

Tip: search for California Baptist University's facilities and services with the uniRank Search Engine

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

WASC Senior College and University Commission


Year of first Accreditation

1961


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CCTC)
  • Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)
  • Computing Accreditation Commission (CAC) of ABET
  • Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of ABET
  • National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)
  • State of California Board of Registered Nursing


Tip: search for California Baptist University's accreditations with the uniRank Search Engine

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU)
  • Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)
  • National Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure


|



Tip: search for California Baptist University's faculties or academic divisions with the uniRank Search Engine


Social Media

Online Courses

iTunes U

Not reported


Open Education Global

Not reported


Tip: search for California Baptist University's online or distance education courses with the uniRank Search Engine


Wikipedia Article

Video Presentation

Not available; please submit an official general video presentation of this higher education institution.


Related Resources

Find out rankings and reviews of all Universities in the United States

Search for courses and scholarships with the uniRank World Universities Search Engine

Explore a list of all recognized Universities in North America by country

Errors and Update

Site last updated: Tuesday, 2 February 2021