La Sierra University

#30 in Federal Region IX

  • Private (not-for-profit)4 Years (or High)Riverside, CADegree-granting, primarily baccalaureate or aboveDoctor's degree2,384 Students45.93 % Acceptance Ratio14:1 Student-Faculty Ratio
    La Sierra University is a Private (not-for-profit) (4 Years or High) college located in Riverside, California. It has a total enrollment of 2,384 including undergraduate and graduate students and student to faculty ratio is 14:1. It is a Degree-granting, primarily baccalaureate or above school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree. The acceptance ratio for undergraduate school is 45.93% last year.
  • Open Admission Policy
    Acceptance Ratio45.93 %
    Admission Yield17.81 %

    The acceptance ratio is 45.93% last year at La Sierra University where total 4,021 students applied and 1,847 were accepted.

  • Amounts
    Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$32,130
    Graduate Tuition & Fees$13,818
    On-Campus Living Costs$11,418
    Off-Campus Living Costs$17,919

    The tuition & fees at La Sierra University, for academic year 2017-2018 is $32,130.

    The living cost including room, board, and other expenses is $11,418 when living on campus and $17,919 when living off campus.

    Cost of Attendance
  • Campus Housing

    Meal Plan

    Online Learning

    Study Abroad

    Remedial Service

    Career Counseling

    Employment Service


    La Sierra University provides various learning opportunities and services for their students.

    It includes Campus Housing, Meal Plan, Online Learning, Study Abroad, Remedial Service, Career Counseling, Employment Service and more.

    Explore campus life and get your opportunities at La Sierra University.

    Learning Opportunities & Services

The Numbers Say it All about La Sierra University

Key Stats for La Sierra University

Costs of Attendance expensive

La Sierra University$32,130
All U.S. Colleges$18,355
Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges$25,799
4 Years or High Colleges$22,271
Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in California$26,966

Admission Chances difficult to get in


Admission Ratio

  • All U.S. Colleges66.99%
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges63.95%
  • 4 Years or High Colleges66.20%
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in California57.28%

Financial Helps high financial help rate


Financial Aid Rates

  • All U.S. Colleges76.94%
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges88.17%
  • 4 Years or High Colleges82.17%
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in California77.42%

Student Population small

La Sierra University2,384
All U.S. Colleges20,523,036
Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges4,211,617
4 Years or High Colleges14,093,854
Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in California316,378

Graduation Rates average


Graduation Rate

  • All U.S. Colleges47.15%
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges53.92%
  • 4 Years or High Colleges48.69%
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in California58.84%

Major Programs average in nation


Major Programs

  • All U.S. Colleges70
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges88
  • 4 Years or High Colleges109
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in California63

Contact Information & Online Resources


La Sierra University 4500 Riverwalk Parkway,
Riverside, CA 92505-8247
951) 785-2000


La Sierra University is accredited by Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Senior College and University Commission (04/30/1953 - Current).
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