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Biola University Stats, Info and Facts

Quick Facts

6,113 Students

72% Admitted

  • 6,172 full time
  • 1,250 part time
  • 2,142 men full time
  • 2,721 women full time
  • 3,323 applied
  • 2,548 admitted
  • 936 enrolled

4,048 Undergraduates

$36,696 Tuition/Year

  • 1,995 Graduates
  • 38 Non-Degree
  • $36,696 in state
  • N/A fees
  • $11,312 room & board
  • $1,916 books and supplies

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At a Glance

Religious affiliation: Undenominational
Institution Type: Private not-for-profit
Campus Setting: Far West Large suburb
Highest Degree Offered: Doctor's degree - research/scholarship
Level of Institution: Four or more years
Calendar: Four-one-four plan
School Mascot: Eagles
School Colors: Red and white
Reviews in 3 Sentences
  • Nigel from South Gate, CA
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  • Biola University is a magnificent place that truly cares about the student, and does not view them as numbers. It is a place to grow spiritually, and grow closer to…

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  • Anonymous
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  • Biola helps you grow spiritually, educationally, and socially. This is just my first semester here and I already have a sense of what my purpose is in life. It's a…

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  • Randall from Compton, CA
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  • Biola is a private Christian university that does a superb job at integrating faith and education. The campus has an outstanding community and noteworthy faculty and staff who deeply care…

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  • Kayla from Porterville, CA
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  • biola university is an amazing school for students to grow in both knowledge and the christian faith. there are awesome professors and fellow students. also, there are tons…

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Mission Statement

The mission of Biola University is biblically centered education, scholarship and service - equipping men and women in mind and character to impact the world for the Lord Jesus Christ.


Student Responses to Review Topic: Am I Enjoying Being Here
  • 4
  • Julianna from Redlands, CA
  • I am a current student here

    Every single professor takes a personal interest in your learning. That drives me to succeed. I love that we start most of my classes with prayer, dedicating our search for truth to God. God has truly used Biola to change my life. The only downside for me is that I never really got involved in dorm life so I feel a little out of the loop. But if you do get involved and invest in your dorm, it is totally worth it.

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  • 5
  • Kayla from Ontario, Canada
  • I am a current student here

    I love this school! I'm from Canada so I'm far away from home, but this really does feel like home. The all-Christian community makes it feel like family.

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  • 5
  • Sarah from California
  • I am a current student here

    Dorm life here is amazing! Plus there are a lot of activities that happen on campus, and encourage involvement. La Mirada is also considered one of the safest cities, so you do not have to worry too much about your safety.

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  • 5
  • Shea from Long Beach, CA
  • I am a current student here

    I love being at Biola everyday. The people are so kind, the teachers care a ton, and the campus is beautiful. I personally play a sport and I really recommend either getting involved in a sport at Biola or trying to get involved in clubs or such to get to know people because everyone is just so great!

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