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Biola University

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Rating

Private

Type

6,522

Students

$41,976

Tuition

70%

Acceptance

#213

Ranking

Large Suburb

Campus Setting

La Mirada, CA

13800 Biola Ave, La Mirada, CA 90639-0001

Biola University is a mid-sized private university located in La Mirada, CA ranked 298thin the United States. It has a total of 4,159 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, accepting 69.85% of applicants. Biola University offers 86 different majors and is best known for its multicultural and diversity studies, religious education, and bible studies programs (nationally ranked 1st, 1st, and 3rd respectively). With a tuition cost of $41,976 per year, Biola University is rather pricey. 67.55% of students graduate beginning the next stage of their lives, working. After graduation, alumni go on to earn about $44,500 per year, which is 7% over the national median.

Rankings

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Cost

$41,976/Year
Above Average

Biola University

$41,976

National Average

$18,347
Pay with Cash

$59,176/year

Total annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses; excluding any financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Pay with Financial Aid

$36,719/year

Average annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses after financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Getting In

70%Acceptance
Less Selective

Biola University

70%

National

69%
Sat

1080 - 1310

80% of students submit

Admissions Yield

31%

ACT

19 - 27

33% of students submit

SAT & ACT

Required

Application Fee

$45

Students

4,159Undergrads
Medium Student Population

Full-Time

857

Part-Time

8
Male

37%

In-state

83%

Female

63%

Out of state

15%

Undergrads Over 25

7%

International

1%

Majors/Degrees

Popular Majors
Graduates per Major
8% Business Administration and Management, General5% Psychology, General5% Cinematography and Film/Video Production82% Others

8% Business Administration and Management, General

5% Psychology, General

5% Cinematography and Film/Video Production

82% Others

Business Administration and Management, General

8%

113 Graduates

Psychology, General

5%

66 Graduates

Cinematography and Film/Video Production

5%

62 Graduates

Bible/Biblical Studies

4%

59 Graduates

Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other

4%

56 Graduates

Clinical Psychology

4%

56 Graduates

Accounting

4%

55 Graduates

Education, General

4%

52 Graduates

Academics

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Professors
StudentsProfessors14:114:1

Students

Professors

Student Faculty Ratio

14

Number of Library Books

215,415

Academic Spend per Student

$12,479

Full-time Retention Rate

86%

Total spend on salaries and wages to all employees, faculty, staff, per student.

High retention indicates students are generally satisfied with their experience.

Post-Graduation Salary

$34,500/Year

Biola University

$34,500

National

$26,900
Median Earnings

$34,500

2 Years After Graduation

Employed 2 Years after Graduation

1%

Median Earnings

$44,500

6 Years After Graduation

Graduation Rate

67%