13800 Biola Avenue La Mirada, CA 90639-0001 1-562-903-6000
http://www.biola.edu admissions@biola.edu
About Biola University
  • Year of Foundation 1908
  • Size of Campus 95 acres
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation Christian interdenominational
  • Degrees Bachelor's , Master's, Post-Master's
  • Calendar Type 4-1-4
  • Undergraduate Population 3,794
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 62%, 38%, 27%
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $24,998
  • Room and Board $7,770
  • Nonfall Registration Not Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition More selective
  • Application Fee $45
  • Enrollment No. 3,452
Biola University is a private Christian university located in Southern California. For over 100 years, Biola-a community where all faculty, staff and students are professing Christians-has been committed to biblically centered education, intentional spiritual development and vocational preparation. With more than 145 academic programs through its six schools, Biola offers degrees ranging from B.A. to Ph.D.Our mission, vision and values statements outline why Biola exists, where we believe God is leading us, and which core principles are guiding us along the way. Situated in the heart of Southern California, Biola is just a short drive from beautiful beaches, world-renowned entertainment venues and a wealth of diverse cultural opportunities.
Social Life And Activities
  • Percent students who are frat sororities N/A
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Socially Together And Naturally Diverse, Biola Korean Student Association, Unidos (Latino Club), Maharlika (Filipino Club), International Student Association
  • Alcohol Policies No
  • Number of frats 0
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, dress/hair code, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited, other
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Tu Eco (Hispanic Concert), BAB (Betty Ask Bob), Mock Rock, Spring Banquet, Torrey Conference, Missions Conference, The Eddy, Blue Christmas, Get Your Roommate a Date (GYRAD), Floor Events.
  • Number of students in fraternities 0
  • Percent students who are frat members N/A
  • Number of honor societies Epsilon Kappa Epsilon
  • Setting Suburban
  • Number of sororities 0
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Alpha Gamma Theta, Alpha Omega Servire, For All Believers, Student Missionary Union
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Distance to nearest airport Los Angeles (25), Orange County (22)
  • Distance to nearest train Fullerton (9)
  • Distance to nearest bus Norwalk (4)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
Student Housing
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 38%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 8%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 7%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of students using college housing N/A
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 53%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Type of housing provided for students women's dorms (15%), apartment for single students (15%), other housing options (70%)
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 2%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 12
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
Campus Services
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 279,560
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 29
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, health service, health insurance
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 15,350
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in some of the libraries (excluding computer labs), in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Number Of Microforms 570,437
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Computer Courses No
  • Library Facilities Statewide California Electronic Library Consortium (SCELC) Southern California Theological Library Association (SCATLA)
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 100
  • Number Of Subscriptions 13,123
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Museums media center, electron microscope, on-campus radio station, TV/film studio, art studio, art gallery, recording studio, concert hall with pipe organ, MIDI lab for music composition, electronic piano lab
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 94
  • OS of Wifi Network Mac
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 155
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number of e-books 42,000
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 2,426
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control, religious, other
Student Employment and Career
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (California State University, Fullerton)
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 37%
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 3,000
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Student Employment Highest Amount Earn Per Year From On Campus Job
  • Employed Students after 1 year 60%
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Local Unified School Districts, Biola University, local churches and para-church organizations, city offices, Disneyland, Evangelical Christian Credit Union and other Christian organizations or Christian based companies, social services agencies, Habitat
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 50%
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training, other
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (Loyola Marymount University)
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
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