Biola University

La Mirada, California

Overview

Address13800 Biola Ave
School Websitewww.biola.edu
School TypePrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above

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StatusPrivate not-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

Biola University is a small private not-for-profit, 4-year college based in La Mirada, California that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is doctor's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 3,792 students applied to Biola University. Of those students, 2,786 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Biola University was $40,488. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Biola University.

Biola University has a 73% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Getting In

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The Biola University acceptance rate is 73%. To put this into perspective, 2,786 of the 3,792 students who applied to Biola University in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Biola University is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Biola University had an SAT score between the range of 1,060 and 1,260. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Biola University was between 21 and 27 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to Biola University as part of their application.

Annual Cost to Attend

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Biola University, the tuition for in-state residents is $40,488. Combined with fees of $0, room and board costs of $11,312, other expenses of $3,240 and the $1,916 cost of books and supplies, the total in-state one-year cost is $56,956.

Out-of-state residents can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $40,488 in tuition. This brings the total one-year cost of enrolling in Biola University to $56,956 for out-of-state students.

Students at Biola University are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Biola University was $4,934 last year. The percentage of students awarded federal aid was 30%.

Biola University Undergraduate Population

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio14:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Biola University.

Biola University has a good gender split, with 63% of undergraduates being female and 37% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are California residents; in fact, 70% of all students reside in California. However, 26% of students come from out-of-state and 4% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at Biola University is 14:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need from Biola University to thrive in your studies.

What's more, only 24% students enroll at Biola University part-time; the other 4,656 students enrolled full-time.

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