Find Schools

Study Area & Zipcode

California Baptist University

Find Schools Near

California Baptist University Overview

California Baptist University is a private not-for-profit institution situated in Riverside, California. The city atmosphere of Riverside makes it a great place for students who enjoy having lots of educational and entertainment options.

What Is California Baptist University Known For?

0 Undergraduate Awards
$34,356 Avg Cost After Aid
64% Acceptance Rate
  • Students at Cal Baptist have an easier time paying back their loans. The school's student loan default rate is only 1%, compared to the national rate of 10.1%.
  • The highest award offered at Cal Baptist is the doctor's degree.
  • For the <nil> academic year, 43% of the faculty were full-time.
  • Students who graduate from Cal Baptist with a bachelor's degree make about $56,253 a year. That's 38% more than those who graduate from other schools.

Where Is California Baptist University?


Contact details for Cal Baptist are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 8432 Magnolia Ave, Riverside, CA 92504-3297
Phone: 877-228-3615

How Do I Get Into Cal Baptist?

You can apply to Cal Baptist online at:

Admission Requirements for Cal Baptist

Submission Required?
High School GPA Required
High School Rank Recommended
High School Transcript Required
College Prep Program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
SAT or ACT Scores Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL Recommended

How Hard Is It To Get Into Cal Baptist?

64% Acceptance Rate
67% Of Accepted Are Women
Cal Baptist has an acceptance rate of 64%, which means it is fairly selective. Take that into account when you are working on your application and gathering requested materials. Do what you can to stand out among other applicants.

Approximately 33% of accepted students are men and 67% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 64%, and the acceptance rate for women is 64%.

Can I Afford California Baptist University?

$34,356 Net Price
63% Take Out Loans
1.1% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Cal Baptist is $34,356. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Cal Baptist, approximately 63% of students took out student loans averaging $7,823 a year. That adds up to $31,292 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Cal Baptist is 1.1%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

California Baptist University Undergraduate Student Diversity

7,314 Full-Time Undergraduates
63% Women
58% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 8,252 undergraduate students at Cal Baptist, with 7,314 being full-time and 938 being part-time.


There are also 3,237 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 7,314 full-time undergraduates at Cal Baptist, 37% are male and 63% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of California Baptist University students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 469
Black or African American 446
Hispanic or Latino 2,822
White 2,642
International Students 174
Other Races/Ethnicities 761

Geographic Diversity

California students aren't the only ones who study at California Baptist University. At this time, 26 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 43 countries are represented at Cal Baptist. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, India, and Rwanda.

Online Learning at California Baptist University

2,512 Took All Classes Online
6,150 Took At Least One Class Online
5.8% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 27 bachelor’s degree and 15 master’s degree programs available online at Cal Baptist. In 2020-2021, 6,150 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Cal Baptist has changed over the last few years.


This school is the 40th most popular in California for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2020-2021.

Online Growth Rankings of Cal Baptist

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at California Baptist University was 5.8%. This is the #1,522 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Cal Baptist regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

Featured Schools

Find Schools Near You

Our free school finder matches students with accredited colleges across the U.S.