Biola University requires at least 130 units to complete a bachelor's degree.
Biola University accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Additionally, Biola University has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.
NOTE: Around 70% of students who start college at Biola University graduate within six years.
Biola University offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.
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Reminder: Biola University may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.
Biola University has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.
Students are required to fulfill a language requirement
Students do not have to take a computer class.
Reminder: Check with Biola University directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.
When choosing a major, Biola University students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Biola University.
Biola University does not require students to complete a senior project.
Double Majoring at Biola University
Biola University offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.
NOTE: Double majoring may mean taking more courses, but it can provide an interesting mix of experience that helps students stand out when job searching or applying to grad school.
✅ Biola University does offer services for students with disabilities.
Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.
✅ Biola University has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.
✅ Biola University offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.
✅ Biola University offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants. Students must complete a senior project if they are in the Honors Program at Biola University.
❌ Students at Biola University are not required to complete an internship as a graduation requirement.
Students can still look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job.
The main library on campus is the Biola University Library and there is one other library on campus.
A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time. A 3-2 dual degree program is a five-year program wherein the first three years are spend taking undergraduate courses and the final two years are spent taking graduate courses. Upon completion of the 5 years, the student will be awarded two degrees, a bachelor's degree and a master's degree.
Biola University offers these dual degree programs:
•3-2 dual degree program in engineering
What is ROTC?
The Reserve Officers' Training Corps, which is also commonly known as ROTC, is a leadership program that prepares students to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces after graduation. College level ROTC programs prepare students to become officers in the military through physical, academic, and leadership training. ROTC programs are part of the college curriculum and usually cover the cost of tuition.
Does Biola University have any ROTC programs?
Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every university. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.
Biola University has an Army ROTC program and an Air Force ROTC program.
Some ROTC programs are provided directly on campus and others are hosted at a cooperating instiution off campus. The ROTC program locations at Biola University include:
•an Army ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus
•an Air Force ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus
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