Apply to CBU

Application Fee
$45
Graduate Application Fee
$45
Acceptance Rate
78%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)
24%
Freshmen Enrollment
1,523
SAT Scores
1,100
ACT Scores
21

2020 Acceptance Rate

A total of 8,241 students have applied and 6,451 students have allowed to admit to California Baptist University (Acceptance rate: 78.28%). The yield, also known as enrollment rate, is 23.61 % where 1,523 students have finally enrolled out of 6,451 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 California Lutheran University and California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo, its acceptance rate is higher (easy to get in) (the average acceptance rate of the schools is 65.70%).
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 18.30%).

Admission Statistics Charts

2020 Test Scores Comparison

For the academic year 2019-2020, the average SAT score is 1,100 and the average ACT score is 21 over scores submitted by enrolled first-time students. Compared to similar schools in college rankings, the admission score of California Baptist University is average than the schools (average score is 1,169). You can check and compare the SAT and ACT scores by subject with tables and charts.
SAT/ACT Scores Comparison
SAT AverageACT Average
California Baptist University1,10021
Similarly Colleges in Rankings1,14623
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 California Baptist University, 1,365 students submitted SAT scores (90% of enrolled students).
The average SAT score is about 1,100 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 Writing500610
Mathematics490600
Total9901,210
At California Baptist University, 481 students submitted ACT scores (32% of enrolled students).
The average ACT score is about 21 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
Reading1824
English1724
Mathematics1724
Total5272
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Admission Requirements

The following table summarizes the admission requirement to apply to California Baptist University. The school requires 4 items to submit - Secondary school GPA, Secondary school record, Recommendations and Admission test scores and 3 items are recommended to submit - Secondary school rank, Completion of college-preparatory program, TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) and .
Admission Requirements for Applying to California Baptist University
Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of college-preparatory programRecommended
RecommendationsRequired
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Recommended
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended