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Biola University General Information:
College/University name: Biola University
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Sector: Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Address: 13800 Biola Ave
La Mirada, CA 90639-0001
County: Los Angeles County, CA
Phone number: (562) 903-6000
Fax number: (562) 903-4709
System/Corporation: NA
President: Barry H. Corey
Main website: www.biola.edu
Admissions office web address: www.biola.edu/admissions/
Financial aid office web address: undergrad.biola.edu/finaid/
Online application web address: undergrad.biola.edu/apply/
This institution is open to public.
Highest level of offering: Doctor's degree
Undergraduate offering: Undergraduate degree or certificate offering
Graduate offering: Graduate degree or certificate offering
Degree granting status: Degree-granting
Institution size: 5,000 - 9,999
Basic classification: Doctoral/Research Universities
Undergraduate instructional program classification: Balanced arts & sciences/professions, some graduate coexistence
Graduate instructional program classification: Doctoral, professional dominant
Enrollment profile: High undergraduate
Size and Setting: Medium four-year, highly residential
Programs and Degrees offered by Biola University:
Programs/Majors Degrees
Environmental Science
Colleges offers 'Environmental Science' in California
Colleges offers 'Environmental Science' in US
Bachelor's degree
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Colleges offers 'Speech Communication and Rhetoric' in California
Colleges offers 'Speech Communication and Rhetoric' in US
Bachelor's degree
Journalism
Colleges offers 'Journalism' in California
Colleges offers 'Journalism' in US
Bachelor's degree
Radio and Television
Colleges offers 'Radio and Television' in California
Colleges offers 'Radio and Television' in US
Bachelor's degree
Radio, Television, and Digital Communication, Other
Colleges offers 'Radio, Television, and Digital Communication, Other' in California
Colleges offers 'Radio, Television, and Digital Communication, Other' in US
Bachelor's degree
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Colleges offers 'Computer and Information Sciences, General' in California
Colleges offers 'Computer and Information Sciences, General' in US
Bachelor's degree
Computer Science
Colleges offers 'Computer Science' in California
Colleges offers 'Computer Science' in US
Bachelor's degree
Education, General
Colleges offers 'Education, General' in California
Colleges offers 'Education, General' in US
Master's degree
Elementary Education and Teaching
Colleges offers 'Elementary Education and Teaching' in California
Colleges offers 'Elementary Education and Teaching' in US
Bachelor's degree
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Colleges offers 'English/Language Arts Teacher Education' in California
Colleges offers 'English/Language Arts Teacher Education' in US
Bachelor's degree
Mathematics Teacher Education
Colleges offers 'Mathematics Teacher Education' in California
Colleges offers 'Mathematics Teacher Education' in US
Bachelor's degree
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Colleges offers 'Physical Education Teaching and Coaching' in California
Colleges offers 'Physical Education Teaching and Coaching' in US
Bachelor's degree
History Teacher Education
Colleges offers 'History Teacher Education' in California
Colleges offers 'History Teacher Education' in US
Bachelor's degree
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor
Colleges offers 'Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor' in California
Colleges offers 'Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor' in US
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics
Colleges offers 'Engineering Physics/Applied Physics' in California
Colleges offers 'Engineering Physics/Applied Physics' in US
Bachelor's degree
Language Interpretation and Translation
Colleges offers 'Language Interpretation and Translation' in California
Colleges offers 'Language Interpretation and Translation' in US
Master's degree
Applied Linguistics
Colleges offers 'Applied Linguistics' in California
Colleges offers 'Applied Linguistics' in US
Master's degree
Spanish Language and Literature
Colleges offers 'Spanish Language and Literature' in California
Colleges offers 'Spanish Language and Literature' in US
Bachelor's degree
English Language and Literature, General
Colleges offers 'English Language and Literature, General' in California
Colleges offers 'English Language and Literature, General' in US
Bachelor's degree
Writing, General
Colleges offers 'Writing, General' in California
Colleges offers 'Writing, General' in US
Bachelor's degree
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Colleges offers 'Humanities/Humanistic Studies' in California
Colleges offers 'Humanities/Humanistic Studies' in US
Bachelor's degree
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Colleges offers 'Biology/Biological Sciences, General' in California
Colleges offers 'Biology/Biological Sciences, General' in US
Bachelor's degree
Biochemistry
Colleges offers 'Biochemistry' in California
Colleges offers 'Biochemistry' in US
Bachelor's degree
Mathematics, General
Colleges offers 'Mathematics, General' in California
Colleges offers 'Mathematics, General' in US
Bachelor's degree
Intercultural/Multicultural and Diversity Studies
Colleges offers 'Intercultural/Multicultural and Diversity Studies' in California
Colleges offers 'Intercultural/Multicultural and Diversity Studies' in US
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Colleges offers 'Kinesiology and Exercise Science' in California
Colleges offers 'Kinesiology and Exercise Science' in US
Bachelor's degree
Philosophy
Colleges offers 'Philosophy' in California
Colleges offers 'Philosophy' in US
Bachelor's degree
Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other
Colleges offers 'Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other' in California
Colleges offers 'Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other' in US
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Bible/Biblical Studies
Colleges offers 'Bible/Biblical Studies' in California
Colleges offers 'Bible/Biblical Studies' in US
Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Missions/Missionary Studies and Missiology
Colleges offers 'Missions/Missionary Studies and Missiology' in California
Colleges offers 'Missions/Missionary Studies and Missiology' in US
Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship
Doctor's degree - other
Religious Education
Colleges offers 'Religious Education' in California
Colleges offers 'Religious Education' in US
Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship
Religious/Sacred Music
Colleges offers 'Religious/Sacred Music' in California
Colleges offers 'Religious/Sacred Music' in US
Bachelor's degree
Theology/Theological Studies
Colleges offers 'Theology/Theological Studies' in California
Colleges offers 'Theology/Theological Studies' in US
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Divinity/Ministry
Colleges offers 'Divinity/Ministry' in California
Colleges offers 'Divinity/Ministry' in US
Master's degree
Pastoral Studies/Counseling
Colleges offers 'Pastoral Studies/Counseling' in California
Colleges offers 'Pastoral Studies/Counseling' in US
Master's degree
Theology and Religious Vocations, Other
Colleges offers 'Theology and Religious Vocations, Other' in California
Colleges offers 'Theology and Religious Vocations, Other' in US
Master's degree
Doctor's degree - professional practice
Doctor's degree - other
Physical Sciences
Colleges offers 'Physical Sciences' in California
Colleges offers 'Physical Sciences' in US
Bachelor's degree
Psychology, General
Colleges offers 'Psychology, General' in California
Colleges offers 'Psychology, General' in US
Bachelor's degree
Clinical Psychology
Colleges offers 'Clinical Psychology' in California
Colleges offers 'Clinical Psychology' in US
Master's degree
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship
Social Sciences, General
Colleges offers 'Social Sciences, General' in California
Colleges offers 'Social Sciences, General' in US
Bachelor's degree
Anthropology
Colleges offers 'Anthropology' in California
Colleges offers 'Anthropology' in US
Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Political Science and Government, General
Colleges offers 'Political Science and Government, General' in California
Colleges offers 'Political Science and Government, General' in US
Bachelor's degree
Sociology
Colleges offers 'Sociology' in California
Colleges offers 'Sociology' in US
Bachelor's degree
Urban Studies/Affairs
Colleges offers 'Urban Studies/Affairs' in California
Colleges offers 'Urban Studies/Affairs' in US
Bachelor's degree
Social Sciences, Other
Colleges offers 'Social Sciences, Other' in California
Colleges offers 'Social Sciences, Other' in US
Bachelor's degree
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Colleges offers 'Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General' in California
Colleges offers 'Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General' in US
Bachelor's degree
Cinematography and Film/Video Production
Colleges offers 'Cinematography and Film/Video Production' in California
Colleges offers 'Cinematography and Film/Video Production' in US
Bachelor's degree
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Colleges offers 'Fine/Studio Arts, General' in California
Colleges offers 'Fine/Studio Arts, General' in US
Bachelor's degree
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other
Colleges offers 'Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other' in California
Colleges offers 'Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other' in US
Bachelor's degree
Music Performance, General
Colleges offers 'Music Performance, General' in California
Colleges offers 'Music Performance, General' in US
Bachelor's degree
Music Theory and Composition
Colleges offers 'Music Theory and Composition' in California
Colleges offers 'Music Theory and Composition' in US
Bachelor's degree
Music Pedagogy
Colleges offers 'Music Pedagogy' in California
Colleges offers 'Music Pedagogy' in US
Bachelor's degree
Music, Other
Colleges offers 'Music, Other' in California
Colleges offers 'Music, Other' in US
Bachelor's degree
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General
Colleges offers 'Communication Sciences and Disorders, General' in California
Colleges offers 'Communication Sciences and Disorders, General' in US
Bachelor's degree
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Colleges offers 'Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse' in California
Colleges offers 'Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse' in US
Bachelor's degree
Business/Commerce, General
Colleges offers 'Business/Commerce, General' in California
Colleges offers 'Business/Commerce, General' in US
Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Business Administration and Management, General
Colleges offers 'Business Administration and Management, General' in California
Colleges offers 'Business Administration and Management, General' in US
Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
History, General
Colleges offers 'History, General' in California
Colleges offers 'History, General' in US
Bachelor's degree
Biola University Other Offerings:
Biola University offers academic programs.
Biola University awards Bachelor's degree.
Biola University awards Postbaccalaureate certificate.
Biola University awards Master's degree.
Biola University awards Post-master's certificate.
Biola University awards Doctor's degree - research/scholarship.
Biola University awards Doctor's degree - other.
Biola University offers distance learning opportunities.
Biola University offers ROTC.
Biola University offers ROTC - Army.
Biola University offers ROTC - Air force.
Biola University offers study aboard program.
Biola University offers teacher certification (below the postsecondary level).
Biola University offers teacher certification: Approved by the state for initial certifcation or licensure of teachers.
Biola University Enrollment and Admission:
Biola University has open admission policy.
High school rank is required when applying Biola University.
High school record is recommended when applying Biola University.
Completion of college-preparatory program is required when applying Biola University.
Admission test scores (SAT, ACT, etc) is required when applying Biola University.
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) score is required (for foreign students only*) when applying Biola University.
Percent of first-time degree/certificate-seeking students submitting SAT scores: 86%
Percent of first-time degree/certificate-seeking students submitting ACT scores: 38%
SAT Critical Reading 25th percentile score: 500
SAT Critical Reading 75th percentile score: 620
SAT Math 25th percentile score: 490
SAT Math 75th percentile score: 620
SAT Writing 25th percentile score: 490
SAT Writing 75th percentile score: 610
ACT Composite 25th percentile score: 21
ACT Composite 75th percentile score: 27
ACT English 25th percentile score: 21
ACT English 75th percentile score: 29
Biola University accepts dual credits (credits earned while in high school).
Biola University accepts credits for life experiences.
Biola University accepts advanced placement (AP) credits.
Applicants men: 1175
Applicants women: 2353
Applicants total: 3528
Admission men: 833
Admission women: 1801
Admission total: 2634
Enrolled men: 312
Enrolled women: 608
Enrolled total: 920
Undergraduate application fee: $45
Graduate application fee: $55
Biola University Tuition and fees:
Biola University offers alternative tuition plans.
Biola University offers tuition payment plan.
In-district average tuition for full-time undergraduates: $0
In-district required fees for full-time undergraduates: $0
In-district per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates: $1292
In-state average tuition for full-time undergraduates: $31004
In-state per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates: $1292
Out-of-state average tuition for full-time undergraduates: $31004
Out-of-state per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates: $1292
In-district average tuition for full-time graduates: $9018
In-district required fees for full-time graduates: $0
In-district per credit hour charge for part-time graduates: $501
In-state average tuition for full-time graduates: $9018
In-state per credit hour charge for part-time graduates: $501
Out-of-state average tuition for full-time graduates: $9018
Out-of-state per credit hour charge for part-time graduates: $501
Biola University Room and Board:
Biola University provides on-campus housing.
Total dormitory capacity: 2985
Biola University provides board or meal plan.
Number of meals per week in board charge: 20
Typical room charge for academic year: $5076
Typical board charge for academic year: $4240
Biola University Student Life and Services:
Biola University offers remedial service - Instructional activities designed for students deficient in the general competencies necessary for a regular postsecondary curriculum and educational setting.
Biola University offers academic/career counseling service.
Biola University offers employment services for students.
Biola University offers placement services for graduates.
Biola University has library facilities.
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