If you are thinking about applying to California Baptist University, the fee for the application costs $45.
Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students who are struggling to afford application fees may qualify for for fee waiver for their application.
|California Baptist University 2021||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.5|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||15%|
|Mean SAT Score||1064|
|Admissions Test Policy||Not optional and are considered|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||90%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||296%|
California Baptist University does not offer early decision but does offer early action.
Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.
California Baptist University is a moderately difficult school to get into. California Baptist University evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.
In 2021, California Baptist University accepted 77% of all applicants, around 6,351 of the 8,241 students who applied.
Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like California Baptist University, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT.
It is moderately difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are are most important in the admissions process. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that put the most emphasis the areas where you're strong.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Alumni/ae Relations||Not Considered|
|Character/Personal Qualities||Very Important|
|Geographical Residence||Not Considered|
|Work Experience||Not Considered|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Important|
|Application Essay||Very Important|
|First Generation||Not Considered|
|Racial/Ethnic Status||Not Considered|
|Religious Affiliation/Commitment||Not Considered|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|State Residency||Not Considered|
|Standardized Test Scores||Very Important|
To apply, all applicants to California Baptist University must submit the following items. Double check with California Baptist University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement||√|
|Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)||2.0|
|Transcript of High School Record||√||√|
Students admitted to California Baptist University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.5.
Out of all students that were admitted, 69% submitted a class rank. At California Baptist University 15% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 43% were in the top 25% and 78% were in the top 50%.
Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.
|At California Baptist University, student GPAs fall in the following ranges|
|3.75 and 3.99||20%|
|3.50 and 3.74||19%|
|3.25 and 3.49||14%|
|3.00 and 3.24||12%|
|2.50 and 2.9||11%|
|2.00 and 2.49||1%|
California Baptist University does look at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.
California Baptist University does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2021, 90% of California Baptist University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 296% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other California Baptist University applicants, you should strive to earn between 970 and 1150 (or higher!) on the SAT. At California Baptist University 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1150 and 25% of scored lower than 970, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.The mean composite SAT score for a California Baptist University student is 1064.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of California Baptist University students scored 570 or higher and 75% of students scored 480 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of California Baptist University students scored 580 or higher, and 75% scored a 480 or higher.
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To be most competitive at California Baptist University, you should strive to earn between 17 and 25 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 25 means you fall in the 75th percentile for California Baptist University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 25, and three out of four students scored lower than 25 on the ACT.
A 17 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for California Baptist University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 17.
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For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to California Baptist University. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.
Transfer students can enroll in California Baptist University during the following terms: - Fall Term - Spring Term - Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to California Baptist University?
Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to California Baptist University.
Does California Baptist University accept transfer credits?
California Baptist University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. California Baptist University accepts:
Does California Baptist University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
California Baptist University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to California Baptist University?
California Baptist University is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.
What is California Baptist University's acceptance rate?
California Baptist University's acceptance rate is 77%.
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How hard is it to get into California Baptist University? California Baptist University is a somewhat selective institution. The California Baptist University acceptance rate is 77%. This means that the institution accepts 77 out of every 100 applicants.
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First-Year Applications are Due
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
The median ACT score of an admitted student to California Baptist University is 21. Students with an ACT score of 25 and above have a good chance of getting into California Baptist University. Students with an ACT score that falls between 17 and 25 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 17 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
1150 and Above
970 to 1150
970 and Less
The median SAT score for California Baptist University students is 1064. Applicants with SAT scores of 1150 and above have a good chance of being admitted to California Baptist University, while applicants with SAT scores between 970 to 1150 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 970 have a low chance of being offered a spot at California Baptist University.
Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At California Baptist University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.5. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.
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