La Sierra University

Acceptance Rate 66.07 %
SAT Average 1,010
2023 Tuition & Fees $34,902
Student Population 1,738
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $17,103

Academic Overview

La Sierra University Campus, Riverside, CA
La Sierra University is a private (not-for-profit), four-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.
La Sierra University is one of 14 colleges affiliated with Seventh Day Adventist.
The 2023 tuition & fees is $34,902 for undergraduate students. The graduate school tuition & fees is $15,997.
The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 1,738 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 66.07% and the graduation rate is 45% 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.

2023 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2022-2023, La Sierra's tuition & fees is $34,902. For graduate programs, its 2023 average tuition & fees is $15,997.
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 La Sierra. The acceptance rate of La Sierra is 66.07% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 15.94%. The average graduation rate is 45% and the transfer-out rate is 18%.
The average received amount of financial aid is $17,103 and 89% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 1,738 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for La Sierra University is 66.07 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for La Sierra University is 45 %
Graduation Rate
Transfer-out Rate for La Sierra University is 18 %
Transfer-out Rate
Retention Rate for La Sierra University is 72 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for La Sierra University is 1,738
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for La Sierra University is 16 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
16 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $17,103 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 104 major programs on-site (in-person class) only. 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
Two but less than four years certificate20
Bachelor's Degree660
Post Bachelor's Degree10
Master's Degree220
Post Master's Degree60
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship60

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
(Typical Annual Charge: $4,050)

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