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California Baptist, founded in 1950, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts university. Its 75-acre campus is located in Riverside, 50 miles east of Los Angeles. Thirteen campus buildings are Spanish in style.

Website: www.calbaptist.edu/

Private
Co-ed
7,414
Undergraduate
Students
(62.5%) 4,637 Women
(37.5%) 2,777 Men
2,527
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
77% of 5,039 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.60
SAT Math
480-590 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
500-600 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
21 average
19-25 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$52,838
Tuition and Fees
$34,772
Room and Board
$11,990
Average Percent of Need Met
68%
Average Freshman Award
$25,704
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$39,544
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Other
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
336
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 18% of classes
10-19 students: 36% of classes
20-29 students: 27% of classes
30-39 students: 10% of classes
40-49 students: 5% of classes
50-99 students: 4% of classes
Over 100 students: 1% of classes
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Campus Life

Riverside Population
313,673
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Los Angeles
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students in College Housing
40% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Lancer
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.6% American Indian/Alaskan Native
5.3% Asian
7.2% Black/African-American
36.3% Hispanic/Latino
6.2% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
1.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
39.3% White
4.1% Unknown
International Students
2.0% from 31 countries
First-Year Students Returning
77.2%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
40.1%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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