If you are planning on applying to California Baptist University, the fee for the application is $45.
Here is an overiew of some of California Baptist University's admissions stats.
|California Baptist University 2022||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.6|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||1%|
|Mean SAT Score||1093|
|Admissions Test Policy||Not optional and are considered|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||34%|
These are the application deadlines for California Baptist University.
|Application Type||Offered||Application Deadline||Notification Deadline|
|Early Decision I||No||––||––|
|Early Decision II||––||––||––|
California Baptist University does not offer early decision or early action.
➡️ See a list of some selective colleges that accept significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.
It is moderately difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.
California Baptist University has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.
Colleges consider a range of factors when determining who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are they consider most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When assembling 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 on the admissions factors where you're strong.
What does California Baptist University consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Character/Personal Qualities||Very Important|
|Application Essay||Very Important|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|Standardized Test Scores||Very Important|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Important|
Make sure to check with California Baptist University for more information on admission factors.
To apply to California Baptist University, all applicants must submit the following items. Check with California Baptist University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Transcript(S) of College Record|
|Transcript of High School Record||√||√|
|Standardized Test Scores|
|Statement of Good Standing From Prior Institution(S)|
|Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)||2.0|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement||√|
Students admitted to California Baptist University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.6.
Out of all students that were admitted, 76% submitted a class rank. At California Baptist University 1% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 5% were in the top 25% and 25% were in the top 50%.
At California Baptist University, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.
|GPA||Percent of Students|
|3.75 and 3.99||16.3%|
|3.50 and 3.74||18.5%|
|3.25 and 3.49||17%|
|3.00 and 3.24||12.1%|
|2.50 and 2.9||11.6%|
|2.00 and 2.49||0.9%|
This chart depicts the percentage of all enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first year (freshmen) students who had high school grade point average within the given ranges.
Note: Some schools choose not release this information. If you have any questions regarding missing numbers, be sure to reach out to California Baptist University directly.
Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.
An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.
California Baptist University considers ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.
California Baptist University is not test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not. 34% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other California Baptist University applicants, you should aim to earn between 900 and 1140 (or higher!) on the SAT. At California Baptist University 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1140 and 25% of scored lower than 900, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.The mean composite SAT score for a California Baptist University student is 1093.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of California Baptist University students scored 560 or higher and 75% of students scored 460 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 460 or higher.
To be most competitive at California Baptist University, you should strive to earn between 20 and 26 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 26 means you fall in the 75th percentile for California Baptist University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 26, and three out of four students scored lower than 26 on the ACT.
A 20 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for California Baptist University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 20.
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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:
• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES
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?
✅ The acceptance rate for California Baptist University is 64%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at California Baptist University?
❌ California Baptist University does not offer early decision.
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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 64%. This means that the institution accepts 63 out of every 100 applicants.
First-Year Applications are Due
Transfer 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
26 and Above
20 to 26
20 and Less
The median ACT score of an admitted student to California Baptist University is 22. Students with an ACT score of 26 and above have a good chance of getting into California Baptist University. Students with an ACT score that falls between 20 and 26 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 20 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
1140 and Above
900 to 1140
900 and Less
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.
Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At California Baptist University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.58. 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.
Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved
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