8432 Magnolia Avenue Riverside, CA 92504 951-343-4212
http://www.calbaptist.edu admissions@calbaptist.edu
About California Baptist University
  • Year of Foundation 1950
  • Size of Campus 103 Acre
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation California Southern Baptist Convention
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 2,415
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 61%, 39%, 7.1%
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State N/A
  • Room and Board
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Selective
  • Application Fee $45
  • Enrollment No. 3,212
California Baptist University (CBU) is one of the top private Christian colleges and universities in Southern California. CBU offers bachelor's, master's and credential programs in Riverside, San Bernardino and online. California Baptist University believes each person has been created for a purpose. CBU strives to help students understand and engage this purpose by providing a Christ-centered educational experience that integrates academics with spiritual and social development opportunities. Graduates are challenged to become individuals whose skills, integrity and sense of purpose glorify God and distinguish them in the workplace and in the world. University Highlights-Founded in 1950 by the California Southern Baptist Convention. Fall 2011 enrollment exceeds 5,400 students. 100 undergraduate majors and concentrations30 graduate majors and credentials. 100% Christian faculty and staff. 2012 U.S. News & World Report Best Regional University.
Social Life And Activities
  • Other on-campus organizations 0%
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 0%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Community Service Organizations, Ai no Anime (Japanese Animation Club), Flavors of the World
  • Alcohol Policies No
  • Number of frats 0
  • Other general policies class attendance mandatory, class attendance policies set by individual instructors, dress/hair code, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Campus Day, Fortuna Bowl, Midnight Madness, Octoberfest, Prayer-at-the-Pole, Recess, Preview Days, Lighting of the Christmas Tree, Christmas Yule, Late Night Breakfast, Homecoming, Picnic & Praise, TWIRP Week, Spiritual Emphasis Week(s), Spring Banquet
  • Number of students in fraternities 0
  • Percent students who are frat members 0%
  • Number of honor societies Delta Mu Delta, Alpha Chi, Phi Delta Kappa, Kappa Mu Epsilon
  • Setting Suburban
  • Number of sororities 0
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Active Compassion, Elderly Ministry, Project Bridge, Homeless Ministry, Barnabas Team, CBU Crew, various Bible studies (30), Mission Plunge, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, International Service Projects, Discipleship, Pr
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Ontario, California (15), Los Angeles, California (53)
  • Distance to nearest train Riverside, California (5)
  • Distance to nearest bus Riverside, California (5)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
Student Housing
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined 0%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Type of housing provided for students women's dorms (21%), men's dorms (12%), apartments for married students (7%), apartment for single students (60%), other housing options (0%)
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 28%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 4%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 72%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of students using college housing 37%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 0%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 50
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 0%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
Campus Services
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 0
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number of e-books 3,628
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 0
  • Counseling Services career, personal, veteran student, academic, psychological, religious
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 104,415
  • 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 Wired Computers Available In The Library 0
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, placement service
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Museums Metcalf Art Gallery
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 150
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 0
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Computer Courses No
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 4,666
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Number Of Subscriptions 360
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Library Facilities P. Boyd Smith Hymnology Collection, Nie Wieder! Holocaust Collection, Virginia Hyatt Memorial Alcove for Baptist Studies
  • Number Of Microforms 53,752
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
Student Employment and Career
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 4,050
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 23%
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Riverside Unified School District; Alvoord Unified School District; Colton Joint Unified School District; The Leadership Institute; Vector Marketing; Xtreme Missions; American International Marketing Association; California Department of Corrections; FedE
  • Student Employment Fedral Work Study Program Available
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (California State University-San Bernardino)
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (Claremont-McKenna)
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