La Sierra University

country rank  862
world rank  2916

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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 in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 47 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.

University Identity

Name
Acronym LSU
Founded 1971 Origins date back to 1922
Motto To Seek, To Know, To Serve
Colours Blue and yellow

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

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Int'l student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

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

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 Quarters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Adventist Christian-Adventist Seventh Day Adventist - www.adventist.org

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

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)

Affiliations

  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 9 October 2018