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California Baptist University

Los Angeles, California, United States
Rankings:
  • 601 THE World University Rankings 2018
Campus setting Suburban
Living cost ₹ 116,800 per month
Student population Medium (1,001 to 10,000)
International students 3%
Institution type Private

About California Baptist University

Since its establishment in 1950, California Baptist University (CBU) has become one of the most renowned Christian institutions around, offering students bachelor’s, master’s, and credential programs on its campus in Riverside, San Bernardino and online. They have 6,937 students in its undergraduate enrolment in almost every intake and this institution that is located in the suburban part of Southern California strives to help students and participate in a well-defined life purpose. Therefore, their curriculum revolves around a Christ-centred educational experience that brings together students with skills, integrity, and sense of purpose to glorify God and distinguish themselves in the workplace and world.

BCU has gained a fair number of achievements over the many years since its establishment. The institution has gained the 31st spot in the 2018 edition of Best Colleges and 601-800 in THE World University Rankings. As of the year 2017-2018, its tuition and fees are RM12,5669 ($32,256).

Campus information

California Baptist University (BCU) breath-taking 160-acre main campus is located at the very center of Riverside’s Magnolia Avenue district which is also not very far from some of the popular beaches and mountain resorts the area has to offer. This particular University campus has well over 30 buildings that feature the 94,800 square feet Eugene and Billie Yeager Center, independent men’s and women’s residence halls, a number of apartment complexes and modular housing, theater, fitness center, libraries, and many more.

The campus is thoroughly designed to reflect a Southern California identity with its palm trees, modest and modern buildings, and a beautiful scenery of the Bernardino Mountains and many days of sunshine.

Accommodation

On-campus accommodations that are available for both prospective and current students are aimed at building on students’ faith throughout their stay in the University.  

Here are several accommodation options at California Baptist University:

Freshmen Living Areas

Simmons Hall (Female students)

  • Fully-furnished bedrooms 
  • Charter digital cable 
  • Wireless internet 
  • Air conditioning and heating
  • Vending machines located on the first floor
  • Card swipe access control on all entrances and a key for individual room

Smith Hall (Male students)

  • Fully-furnished bedrooms 
  • Charter digital cable 
  • Wireless internet 
  • Air conditioning and heating
  • Vending machines located on the first floor
  • Card swipe access control on all entrances and a key for individual room

The Cottages

  • Co-ed Accommodation
  • 5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, a kitchen/common area, and a laundry room
  • Charter digital cable
  • Wireless internet
  • Air conditioning and heating
  • A kitchen with a refrigerator, stove/oven and sink
  • Card swipe access control on exterior doors and a key for individual room

Tower Hall

  • Extra-long twin bed, desk, desk chair and dresser for each student 
  • Couch, coffee table and refrigerator. 
  • Charter digital cable available in the living room
  • Wireless internet 
  • Individual closets
  • Air conditioning and heating
  • A modified kitchen with a refrigerator, cabinets and sink
  • Convenient access to Brisco’s Café
  • A centrally located laundry room on the first floor

Upperclassmen Living Areas

  • Lancer Arms
  • The Colony
  • The Point
  • The Village
  • University Place
  • College Park

 

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Courses available 10

Applied, Pure Sciences 1 Education and Teaching 1 Engineering 3 Health and Medicine 4 Humanities & Social Sciences 2

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