California Colleges
#58 in California Colleges
Federal Region IX
#28 in Federal Region IX

Overview

La Sierra University is ranked 58th in California Colleges and 28th in Federal Region IX.
Next statements evaluate La Sierra University by comparing key academic facts to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California.
  • It has relatively expensive tuition & fees of $34,218.
  • The acceptance rate (57%) is average.
  • The SAT & ACT scores (1,055 SAT, 19 ACT) is average.
  • It has average number of students of 1,993.
  • It offers very diverse area of study (111 programs).

Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

The 2020 undergraduate tuition & fees of La Sierra are $34,218 and it is relatively expensive compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California.

La Sierra University $34,218

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 La Sierra are $14,070 and it is inexpensive compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California.

La Sierra University $14,070

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

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate of La Sierra is 57% and it is average compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California.

La Sierra University 57%

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 La Sierra is 11% and the yield is much lower (admitted, but not enrolled) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California.

La Sierra University 11%

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 La Sierra is 1,055 and it is average compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California.

La Sierra University 1,055

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 La Sierra is 19 and it is lower compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California.

La Sierra University 19

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

Graduation Rate

The average graduation rate at La Sierra is 52% and it is average compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California.

La Sierra University 52%

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 La Sierra is 79% and it is average compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California.

La Sierra University 79%

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%

Student Population

The total student population at La Sierra is 1,993 and its population average compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California.

La Sierra University 1,993

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 La Sierra is $16,725 which is 48.88% 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.

La Sierra University $16,725

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 La Sierra is 16 to 1 and the ratio is extremely higher (many students per class/faculty) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California.

La Sierra University 16 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

Number of Programs

La Sierra offers 111 programs and it means very diverse area of study compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California.

La Sierra University 111

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

La Sierra offers 1 online programs and it means limited online classes compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California.

La Sierra University 1

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