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University of Redlands Overview

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

What Is University of Redlands Known For?

799 Undergraduate Awards
$47,297 Avg Cost After Aid
75% Acceptance Rate
  • The student loan default rate at University of Redlands is 3%, which is significantly lower than the national rate of 10.1%. That's great news for students who are worrying about paying off their student loans.
  • Although it may not be available for every major, the doctor's degree is the highest award a student can attain at University of Redlands.
  • In 2017-2018, 97% of the faculty were full-time.
  • A student who earns a bachelor's degree from University of Redlands makes roughly $55,000 a year. This is 35% more than their peers from other colleges and universities.
  • The average University of Redlands student graduates in 4.1 years. That's better than the national average of 4.4 years.

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University of Redlands Rankings

University of Redlands is ranked #295 out of 2,320 schools in the nation for overall quality on our 2021 Best Colleges list. This puts it in the top 15% of all schools in the nation. Out of the 220 colleges in California, it is ranked at #25.

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

University of Redlands has also been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#76 Best Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#86 Best Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#253 Most Popular Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at University of Redlands.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#7 Best Student Counseling Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#8 Best Teacher Education Grade Specific Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#9 Best Education Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#12 Best Special Education Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#12 Best Mental & Social Health Services Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#14 Best Curriculum & Instruction Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#19 Best Educational Administration Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#21 Best Communication Sciences Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#106 Best Business Administration & Management Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#107 Best Business, Management & Marketing Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards University of Redlands has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#17 Best Teaching Schools Teaching Degree Search
#22 Highest Paid Accounting Graduates College Factual
#70 Highest Paid Business Administration & Management Graduates College Factual
#105 Highest Paid Business, Management & Marketing Graduates College Factual
#127 Best Colleges for Business Administration & Management College Factual
#133 Best Colleges for Business, Management & Marketing College Factual

Where Is University of Redlands?

Location of University of Redlands

Contact details for University of Redlands are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1200 E. Colton Ave, Redlands, CA 92373-0999
Phone: 909-793-2121
Website: www.redlands.edu

How Do I Get Into University of Redlands?

You can apply to University of Redlands online at: www.redlands.edu/admissions-and-aid/undergraduate/apply

Admission Requirements for University of Redlands

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program recommended
Recommendations required
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into University of Redlands?

75% Acceptance Rate
58% Of Accepted Are Women
68% Submit SAT Scores
The acceptance rate at University of Redlands is 75%. This means that is not quite as selective as some schools, but you'll still need to submit a good application if you want to be considered by the admissions department.

Approximately 42% of accepted students are men and 58% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 71%, and the acceptance rate for women is 78%.

Average Test Scores

About 68% of students accepted to University of Redlands submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 540 and 630. Math scores were between 530 and 620.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for University of Redlands  ( 540 to 630 )
200
800

SAT Math Scores for University of Redlands  ( 530 to 620 )
200
800
University of Redlands received ACT scores from 32% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 23 and 28. Math scores were between 21 and 27. Composite scores were between 23 and 28.

ACT English Scores for University of Redlands  ( 23 to 28 )
1
36
ACT Math Scores for University of Redlands  ( 21 to 27 )
1
36
ACT Composite Scores for University of Redlands  ( 23 to 28 )
1
36

Can I Afford University of Redlands?

$47,297 Net Price
59% Take Out Loans
3.2% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of University of Redlands is $47,297. 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

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At University of Redlands, approximately 59% of students took out student loans averaging $7,684 a year. That adds up to $30,736 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at University of Redlands is 3.2%. 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.

University of Redlands Undergraduate Student Diversity

2,650 Full-Time Undergraduates
60% Women
50% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 3,206 undergraduate students at University of Redlands, with 2,650 being full-time and 556 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  University of Redlands

There are also 1,725 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 2,650 full-time undergraduates at University of Redlands, 40% are male and 60% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  University of Redlands

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of University of Redlands Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 141
Black or African American 91
Hispanic or Latino 928
White 1,078
International Students 73
Other Races/Ethnicities 339

Geographic Diversity

California students aren't the only ones who study at University of Redlands. At this time, 37 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 53 countries are represented at University of Redlands. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, Saudi Arabia, and India.

Online Learning at University of Redlands

199 Took All Classes Online
378 Took At Least One Class Online
112.8% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 378 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at University of Redlands has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 42nd most popular in California for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of University of Redlands

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at University of Redlands was 112.8%. This is the #320 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at University of Redlands regardless of major.

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at University of Redlands ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at University of Redlands.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Business Administration & Management #70
Business, Management & Marketing #93

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%.

University of Redlands Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Undergraduate Certificate Bachelor’s Graduate Certificate Master’s Doctor’s TOTAL
Business Administration & Management 19 0 263 0 460 0 742
Teacher Education Grade Specific 0 10 0 0 239 0 249
Communication Sciences 0 0 39 0 24 0 63
Student Counseling 0 0 0 11 48 0 59
General Psychology 0 0 53 0 0 0 53
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 0 0 45 0 0 0 45
Special Education 0 4 0 0 36 0 40
General Biology 0 0 36 0 0 0 36
Educational Administration 0 0 0 3 23 7 33
Information Science 0 0 0 0 27 0 27
Sociology 0 0 26 0 0 0 26
Public Policy 0 0 26 0 0 0 26
Music 0 0 14 0 11 0 25
Political Science & Government 0 0 24 0 0 0 24
Natural Resources Conservation 0 0 23 0 0 0 23
Accounting 1 0 17 0 0 0 18
International Business 0 0 15 0 0 0 15
History 0 0 15 0 0 0 15
Natural Resource Management 0 0 15 0 0 0 15
Romance Languages 0 0 14 0 0 0 14
Mental & Social Health Services 0 0 0 0 14 0 14
Fine & Studio Arts 0 0 13 0 0 0 13
Curriculum & Instruction 0 0 0 0 12 0 12
Economics 0 0 12 0 0 0 12
Geography & Cartography 0 0 0 0 12 0 12
General English Literature 0 0 11 0 0 0 11
Chemistry 0 0 10 0 0 0 10
Physics 0 0 10 0 0 0 10
Mathematics 0 0 9 0 0 0 9
International Relations & National Security 0 0 9 0 0 0 9
Computer Information Systems 0 0 8 0 0 0 8
Ethnic Studies 0 0 7 0 0 0 7
Design & Applied Arts 0 0 7 0 0 0 7
Human Resource Management 6 0 0 0 0 0 6
Religious Studies 0 0 6 0 0 0 6
Philosophy 0 0 5 0 0 0 5
Teacher Education Subject Specific 0 0 4 0 0 0 4
Writing Studies 0 0 4 0 0 0 4
Drama & Theater Arts 0 0 4 0 0 0 4
Business/Managerial Economics 0 0 3 0 0 0 3
Area Studies 0 0 3 0 0 0 3
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 0 3 0 0 0 3
Health & Medical Administrative Services 2 0 0 0 0 0 2
Finance & Financial Management 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Marketing 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Germanic Languages 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Arts & Media Management 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Computer Systems Networking 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
General Education 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 30 14 755 14 906 7 1,726

References

*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.

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