La Sierra University

Acceptance Rate 57 %
SAT Average 1,055
Tuition & Fees $34,218
Student Population 1,993
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $16,725

Academic Overview

La Sierra University Campus, Riverside, CA
La Sierra University is a private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years institute located in Riverside, California. It is a Master's College and University (smaller programs) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship.
The 2022 tuition & fees is $34,218 for undergraduate students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 1,993 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 57% and the graduation rate is 52% last year.
The salary after graduation from La Sierra University varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $54,600. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2022 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2021-2022, La Sierra's tuition & fees is $34,218. For graduate programs, its 2022 average tuition & fees is $15,997.
2022 Tuition & Fees
[Chart] 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2022 key academic statistics at La Sierra. The acceptance rate of La Sierra is 57% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 11%. The average graduation rate is 52% and no students have transferred out from the school.
The average received amount of financial aid is $16,725 and 91% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 1,993 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 12 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for La Sierra University is 57 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for La Sierra University is 52 %
Graduation Rate
Retention Rate for La Sierra University is 78 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for La Sierra University is 1,993
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for La Sierra University is 12 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
12 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $16,725 at La Sierra University.
Financial Aid Amount

Directory Information

Directory Information
Address4500 Riverwalk Parkway, Riverside, CA 92505-8247
Online Applicationhttps://lasierra.edu/apply/
Financial Aidhttps://lasierra.edu/sfs/
Net Price Calculatorhttps://lasierra.edu/sfs/scholarships/
Veterans Tuitionhttps://lasierra.edu/sfs/scholarships/
Disability Servicehttps://lasierra.edu/ods/

Offered Degrees

La Sierra offers 121 major programs through online and on-site education where 5 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
Less than one year certificate10
One but less than two years certificate70
Two but less than four years certificate120
Bachelor's Degree620
Post Bachelor's Degree10
Master's Degree275
Post Master's Degree60
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship50

Special Learning Opportunities

La Sierra University offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides 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
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:850)
Board/Meal Plan

Veterans Benefits

La Sierra 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