Biola University

La Mirada, California

Biola University Overview

Student population

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

Large

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.

Biola University Requirements

Academic standards

Moderate

SAT-
ACT-
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Applicants admitted

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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.

Biola University Cost

In-State resident tuition

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Books and Supplies$
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Out of State Tuition

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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.

Out-of-state students 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.

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, with 30% of students being awarded federal aid.

Biola University Student Life

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 to thrive in your studies.

Biola University Popular Majors and Programs

THEOLOGY AND RELIGIOUS VOCATIONS
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
EDUCATION
PSYCHOLOGY
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
SOCIAL SCIENCES
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES

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