Apply to Biola

Application Fee
$45
Graduate Application Fee
$65
Acceptance Rate
70%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)
31%
Freshmen Enrollment
907
SAT Scores
1,195
ACT Scores
25

2020 Acceptance Rate

A total of 4,216 students have applied and 2,945 students have allowed to admit to Biola University (Acceptance rate: 69.85%). The yield, also known as enrollment rate, is 30.80 % where 907 students have finally enrolled out of 2,945 admitted students.
The acceptance rate of the school is higher (easier to admit) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California. Compared to similar schools in rankings such as Drexel University and Drake University, its acceptance rate is average (the average acceptance rate of the schools is 70.10%).
The yield of the school is lower (less admitted-students enrolled) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California. Compared to similar schools in rankings, its yield is average (average yield is 23.30%).

Admission Statistics Charts

2020 Test Scores Comparison

For the academic year 2019-2020, the average SAT score is 1,195 and the average ACT score is 25 over scores submitted by enrolled first-time students. Compared to similar schools in college rankings, the admission score of Biola University is average than the schools (average score is 1,243). You can check and compare the SAT and ACT scores by subject with tables and charts.
SAT/ACT Scores Comparison
SAT AverageACT Average
Biola University1,19525
Similarly Colleges in Rankings1,21627
All U.S. Colleges112368
Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges113269
4-Years Colleges112468
Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California117875

SAT/ACT Scores by Subject

SATACT
At Biola University, 714 students submitted SAT scores (80% of enrolled students).
The average SAT score is about 1,195 and it is average than average for Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California. The following table shows the SAT average scores by subject and 25th/75th percentile.
SAT Scores by Subject
25th percentile75th percentile
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing550660
Mathematics530650
Total1,0801,310
At Biola University, 294 students submitted ACT scores (33% of enrolled students).
The average ACT score is about 25 and it is lower than average for Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California. The next table shows the ACT average scores by subject and 25th/75th percentile.
ACT Scores by Subject
25th percentile75th percentile
Reading2128
English2129
Mathematics1927
Total6184
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Admission Requirements

The following table summarizes the admission requirement to apply to Biola University. The school requires 4 items to submit - Secondary school GPA, Secondary school record, Admission test scores and TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) and 1 items are recommended to submit - Completion of college-preparatory program and .
Admission Requirements for Applying to Biola University
Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankNeither required nor recommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of college-preparatory programRecommended
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended

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