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Colleges / California Baptist University

California Baptist University

Riverside, CA 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate64%
Acceptance Rate64%

About California Baptist University

California Baptist University is a private, religious school in the suburb of Riverside, California. California Baptist University was founded in 1950. The college enrolls around 11,491 students per year, including 8,252 undergraduates.

2022 Acceptance Rate for California Baptist University

It is moderately difficult to get into California Baptist University. Around 64% of applicants get into California Baptist University each year. In 2022, 9,474 students applied to California Baptist University and 6,038 were admitted.

California Baptist University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 64%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.6
Test Optional May require tests

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California Baptist University is locatedin the town of Riverside, California, in Los Angeles.

If you would like to see California Baptist University for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take CA State Highway 91 to Riverside, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Ontario International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what California Baptist University and Riverside are like without leaving home.

College Info

8432 Magnolia Avenue Riverside, CA 92504-3206

Campus Setting: Suburban

California Baptist University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to California Baptist University is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to California Baptist University is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

California Baptist University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

900 - 1140


Math SAT Range

440 - 560


Reading SAT Range

460 - 580

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

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Estimated Chance

1140 and Above


900 to 1140


900 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for California Baptist University students is 1093. Applicants with SAT scores of 1140 and above have a good chance of being admitted to California Baptist University, while applicants with SAT scores between 900 to 1140 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 900 have a low chance of being offered a spot at California Baptist University.

California Baptist University Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at California Baptist University is like? There are approximately 11,491 students enrolled at California Baptist University, including 8,252 undergraduate students and 3,239 graduate students. 89% percent of students attend school full-time, 92% percent are from CA and 8% percent of students are from other states.


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