California Baptist University

Acceptance Rate 63.73 %
2023 Tuition & Fees $38,058
Student Population 11,489
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $19,566
Graduation Rate 57 %

Academic Overview

California Baptist University Campus, Riverside, CA
California Baptist University is a private (not-for-profit), four-years institute located in Riverside, California. It is a Master's College and University (larger programs) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice.
California Baptist University is one of 25 colleges affiliated with Southern Baptist.
The 2023 tuition & fees is $38,058 for undergraduate students. The graduate school tuition & fees is $14,410.
The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 11,489 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 63.73% and the graduation rate is 57% last year.
The salary after graduation from California Baptist University varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $47,500. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2023 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2022-2023, CBU's tuition & fees is $38,058. For graduate programs, its 2023 average tuition & fees is $14,410.
Data source for 2023 Tuition: NCES
2023 Tuition & Fees
[Chart] 2022-2023 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2023 key academic statistics at CBU. The acceptance rate of CBU is 63.73% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 22.72%. The average graduation rate is 57% and the transfer-out rate is 28%.
The average received amount of financial aid is $19,566 and 98% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 11,489 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for California Baptist University is 63.73 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for California Baptist University is 57 %
Graduation Rate
Transfer-out Rate for California Baptist University is 28 %
Transfer-out Rate
Retention Rate for California Baptist University is 79 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for California Baptist University is 11,489
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for California Baptist University is 19 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
19 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $19,566 at California Baptist University.
Financial Aid Amount

Directory Information

Directory Information
Address8432 Magnolia Ave, Riverside, CA 92504-3297
Online Applicationwww.calbaptist.edu/future-students/why-cbu/applying-cbu/
Financial Aidwww.calbaptist.edu/admissions/financial-aid/
Net Price Calculatorhttps://calbaptist.studentaidcalculator.com/welcome.aspx
Disability Servicewww.calbaptist.edu/explore-cbu/offices/academic-success-center/disability-services/

Offered Degrees

CBU offers 133 major programs through online and on-site education where 15 programs are available through distance learning. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Doctorate (Research)52

Special Learning Opportunities

California Baptist University offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides ROTC, teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students. It also offers weekend/evening classes which is a program that allows students to take a complete course of study and attend classes only on weekends or only in evenings.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
ROTCArmy, Air Force
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:3,707)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $6,070)

Veterans Benefits

California Baptist University has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges