Biola University

Women's WCLA Contact: Kayla Clark
Profile
Size
6 / 10
4,048 Undergrads / 6,172 Students
Cost
10 / 10
$33,206 Net Price
Selectivity
3 / 10
72% Admitted
  • Team Conference

    WCLA Div. 2

  • College Type

    4-year, Private non-profit

  • Campus Type

    Suburb: Large

Student Body
Gender
  • Male
  • Female
Enrollment
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
Geography
  • In-State
  • Out-of-state
  • Foreign
  • Other
Ethnicity
  • White
  • Black
  • Asian
  • Latino
  • Foreign
  • Other
Student-to-faculty Ratio
14 to 1
Return For Sophomore Year
87%
Overall Graduation Rate
73%
Graduate On Time / in 6 Years
55% / 73%
Calendar System
Semester
Religious Affiliation
United Methodist
Housing
On campus housing is provided and is not required for incoming freshman

Other includes American Indian, Native Alaskan, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, two or more races and unknown race / ethnicity.

Team Road Trips

Most road games are played in-state.

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Location
13800 Biola Ave, La Mirada, CA, 90639, La Mirada, CA, 90639 See Directions
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Where Grads Live
  • Greater Los Angeles Area
  • Orange County California Area
  • San Francisco Bay Area
  • Greater San Diego Area
  • Greater Seattle Area
  • Sacramento California Area
  • Portland Oregon Area
  • Greater Denver Area
  • Phoenix Arizona Area
  • Dallas/Fort Worth Area
  • Washington D.C. Metro Area
  • Greater Chicago Area
  • Greater New York City Area
  • Colorado Springs Colorado Area
  • Greater Atlanta Area
Where Grads Work
  • Target
  • Starbucks
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Apple
  • Boeing
  • Azusa Pacific University
  • The Walt Disney Company
  • Disneyland Resort
  • Bank of America
  • Liferay Inc.
  • US Navy
  • Northrop Grumman Corporation
  • US Army
  • PIH Health
  • United States Air Force
What Grads Do
  • Education
  • Community and Social Services
  • Media and Communication
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Operations
  • Sales
  • Arts and Design
  • Administrative
  • Healthcare Services
  • Marketing
  • Information Technology
  • Human Resources
  • Support
  • Finance
  • Consulting
Data from
Niche Grades
Overall
Student Life
Professors
Academics
Test Scores
SAT
Critical Reading
480 - 610
Math
520 - 640
Total
1080 - 1320
ACT
English
22 - 29
Math
20 - 27
Composite
21 - 28

This range represents the middle half of incoming freshman from the 25th to 75th percentile. The writing component is now optional and no longer reported. Historical writing ranges: 490 - 610 for SAT

GPA
SAT Math
SAT Reading
ACT

This distribution represents incoming freshman test scores and GPA on 4.0 scale.

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Admissions
 
Total
Male
Female
Applicants 3,926 1,241 2,685
% Admitted 72% 72% 72%
% Admits That Enroll 32% 33% 31%
Incoming Freshman Average GPA 3.32
  • Accepted
  • Denied
  • Applied
  • Waitlisted
  • Admission Considerations
     
    Required
    Recommended Rec.
    High School GPA
    High School Rank
    High School Transcript
    College Prep Classes
    Recommendations
    Demonstrate Competencies
    Admission Test Scores
    Other Tests (Wonderlic, etc.)
    TOEFL (English proficiency)
    Majors / Programs

    Degrees offered by popularity. Type = Bachelor.

    Business (14%)
    Visual & Performing Arts (12%)
    Communication & Journalism (11%)
    Theology (10%)
    Psychology (10%)
    Health Professions (8%)
    Social Sciences (8%)
    Education (6%)
    Biological & Biomedical Sciences (6%)
    Interdisciplinary Studies (4%)
    English Language & Literature (3%)
    Computer & Information Sciences (2%)
    Parks, Recreation & Fitness Studies (2%)
    History (2%)
    Mathematics & Statistics (1%)
    Philosophy & Religious Studies (1%)
    Engineering (1%)
    Natural Resources & Conservation
    Physical Sciences
    Liberal Arts & Sciences
    Foreign Languages
    Financial
    Net Price

    Average net price = sticker price - financial aid.

    $33,206

    Average net price by income for incoming freshman receiving financial aid.

    Net price for all students (private non-profit and for profit institutions).

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    Sticker Price

    Sticker price = estimated total cost of attendance.

     
    Undergraduate
     
    On Campus
    Tuition & Fees$38,448
    Books & Supplies$1,854
    Cost of Living$10,972
    Personal Expenses$3,242
     
    Sticker Price$54,516

    Personal expenses includes laundry, transportation, entertainment and furnishings.

    Financial Aid

    99% of full-time, incoming freshman receive financial aid.

     
    Receiving Aid %
    Avg. Aid Amount
    Type of Aid
    Grant or Scholarship99%$18,028
    Federal Grants28%$4,699
    Pell Grants27%$4,455
    Other Federal9%$935
    State & Local Grants25%$8,087
    Institutional Grants99%$14,659
     
    Student Loans61%$8,661
    Federal Loans60%$5,468
    Other Loans12%$16,772

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    All financials shown for full-time, incoming freshman.

     
    Total Amount
    Per Student
    Endowment
    Financial Assets $146 Million $23,722

    Value of endowment assets at fiscal year end.

    Debt

    Total federal debt after graduation for undergrad borrowers: $24,188.

    Total cumulative student debt by percentile.

     
    Total Principal
    Monthly Payment
    10 Year Repayment $19,500 $257

    Most student loans have a grace period before repayment begins.

    3 Year Avg. Default Rate: 2.6%

    Avg. rate for colleges with lacrosse is 5.1%.

    Total federal debt excludes private student loans and parent PLUS loans. Cumulative debt cohort includes 2,084 students.

    Salary

    Earnings 10 years after enrollment: $44,500

    Earnings of former students working by percentile.

    Earnings of former students who received federal financial aid. Figures shown are median.

    Payback

    How long until this college investment pays off: 6.86 years.

    Median debt and foregone earnings divided by median earnings. Foregone earnings assumes 4 years to graduation; at this school, 55% of students graduate on time.

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    Campus Safety
     
    On Campus
    In Residence Halls In Res. Halls
    Criminal Offenses
    Murder - -
    Negligent Manslaughter - -
    Rape 2 1
    Fondling 2 1
    Incest - -
    Statutory Rape - -
    Robbery - -
    Aggravated Assault - -
    Burglary 4 2
    Motor Vehicle Theft - -
    Arson - -

    In Residence Halls are a subset of On Campus statistics. Murder includes non-negligent manslaughter.

    The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here. Statistics represent 3-year average data.

    Data from The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

    Carnegie Classifications
    Category
    Classification
    Basic ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity
    Undergrad InstructionBalanced arts & sciences/professions, some graduate coexistence
    Graduate InstructionResearch Doctoral: Professional-dominant
    Enrollment ProfileHigh undergraduate
    Undergrad ProfileFour-year, full-time, selective, higher transfer-in
    Size and SettingFour-year, medium, highly residential

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