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Biola Demographics & Diversity Report

Below Average Overall Diversity
Below Average Racial-Ethnic Diversity
Below Average Male/Female Diversity
Many schools pride themselves on their diversity, but what does that mean, really? College Factual analyzed the data to learn how diverse the average college campus really is, including race, gender, the ages of the students, and where they're from. Keep reading the Biola diversity report to see how they stack up against the average.

Biola Student Population

5,815 Total Students
3,391 Undergraduates
834 Graduate Students

How Many Students Attend Biola University?

Biola total enrollment is approximately 5,815 students. 3,391 are undergraduates and 834 are graduate students.

Biola Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time Biola undergraduate population is made up of 64% women, and 36% men.


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

Biola Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 1,510
Hispanic 681
Asian 531
Multi-Ethnic 230
International 179
Unknown 138
Black or African American 92
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 22

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Biola Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

About 46% of full-time grad students are women, and 54% men.


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

Biola Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 300
Asian 184
International 159
Hispanic 90
Unknown 40
Multi-Ethnic 29
Black or African American 25
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 5

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Racial/Ethnic Diversity

45% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *
High Faculty Racial/Ethnic Diversity

Biola Racial Demographics:

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 2,410
Asian 1,008
Hispanic 1,002
International 541
Multi-Ethnic 306
Unknown 273
Black or African American 186
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 72

High Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

Biola University Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

Ethnicity Number of Faculty
White 866
Asian 168
Black or African American 43
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 4
Hispanic 0
International 0
Multi-Ethnic 0
Unknown 0

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Biola Male/Female Diversity

More Female Students
More Female Teachers
This school is more popular with women than with men.


There are approximately 3,296 female students and 2,519 male students at Biola.

Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of Biola is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  97.40 out of 100.
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There are more female teachers than male teachers at this school.


More about Biola faculty.

There are approximately 690 female teachers and 655 male teachers.

High Geographic Diversity

24.24% Out of State

Biola ranks 544 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

24.24% of Biola students come from out of state, and 0% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  75 out of 100.
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The undergraduate student body is split among 34 states (may include Washington D.C.). Click on the map for more detail.


Top 5 States

State Amount
California 650
Washington 41
Oregon 29
Arizona 23
Colorado 18

International Students at Biola

Students from 45 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from South Korea, Indonesia, and China.

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High Student Age Diversity

High Student Age Diversity
52.56% Traditional College Age
The age diversity score this school received indicates it is doing a good job attracting students of all ages.

Student Age Diversity  84.18 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At Biola, 52.56% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

Student Age Group Amount
20-21 1,649
18-19 1,595
35 and over 899
22-24 869
25-29 705
30-34 331
Under 18 0

Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


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