Biola Rankings and Evaluation

Overview

Biola University is ranked 119th in National Universities and 30th in California Colleges.
Next statements evaluate Biola University by comparing key academic facts to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California.
  • It has expensive tuition & fees of $43,512.
  • The acceptance rate (70%) is slightly higher than the average (relatively easy to get in).
  • The SAT & ACT scores (1,195 SAT, 25 ACT) is average.
  • It has very large number of students of 6,109.
  • It offers very diverse area of study (83 programs).
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National Universities
#119 in National Universities
California Colleges
#30 in California Colleges

Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

The 2020 undergraduate tuition & fees of Biola are $43,512 and it is expensive compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California.

Biola University $43,512

All U.S. Colleges $17,692

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges $26,737

4-Years Colleges $22,926

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California $27,917

Graduate Tuition & Fees

The 2020 graduate tuition & fees of Biola are $11,772 and it is inexpensive compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California.

Biola University $11,772

All U.S. Colleges $18,842

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges $18,688

4-Years Colleges $18,848

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California $23,169

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Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate of Biola is 70% and it is slightly higher than the average (relatively easy to get in) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California.

Biola University 70%

All U.S. Colleges 69%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges 66%

4-Years Colleges 68%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California 60%

Yield (Enrollment Rate)

The yield, also known as enrollment rate, of Biola is 31% and the yield is average compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California.

Biola University 31%

All U.S. Colleges 37%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges 35%

4-Years Colleges 35%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California 32%

SAT Scores

The average SAT score submitted by enrolled students at Biola is 1,195 and it is average compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California.

Biola University 1,195

All U.S. Colleges 1,123

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges 1,132

4-Years Colleges 1,124

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California 1,178

ACT Scores

The average ACT score submitted by enrolled students at Biola is 25 and it is lower compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California.

Biola University 25

All U.S. Colleges 68

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges 69

4-Years Colleges 68

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California 75

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Graduation Rate

The average graduation rate at Biola is 74% and it is average compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California.

Biola University 74%

All U.S. Colleges 56%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges 56%

4-Years Colleges 51%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California 63%

Retention Rate

The average retention rate at Biola is 86% and it is average compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California.

Biola University 86%

All U.S. Colleges 69%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges 74%

4-Years Colleges 73%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California 76%

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Student Population

The total student population at Biola is 6,109 and its population very large compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California.

Biola University 6,109

All U.S. Colleges 2,931

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges 2,477

4-Years Colleges 4,686

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California 2,024

Financial Aid Amount

The average amount of financial aid received at Biola is $20,563 which is 47.26% of tuition & fees. The rate of the financial aid over its tuition is lower compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California.

Biola University $20,563

All U.S. Colleges $7,676

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges $16,488

4-Years Colleges $12,161

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California $17,459

Student to Faculty Ratio

The students to faculty ratio at Biola is 14 to 1 and the ratio is extremely higher (many students per class/faculty) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California.

Biola University 14 to 1

All U.S. Colleges 15 to 1

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges 12 to 1

4-Years Colleges 14 to 1

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California 11 to 1

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Number of Programs

Biola offers 83 programs and it means very diverse area of study compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California.

Biola University 83

All U.S. Colleges 37

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges 45

4-Years Colleges 58

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California 32

Number of Online Programs

Biola offers 13 online programs and it means relatively many online programs compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California.

Biola University 13

All U.S. Colleges 13

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges 12

4-Years Colleges 15

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California 11

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