Biola University

Biola Demographics & Diversity Report

Many schools pride themselves on their diversity, but what does that mean, really? College Factual analyzed the data to find out how diverse the standard college campus really is, including race, gender, the ages of the students, and where they're from. Read the Biola diversity report below.

Biola Student Population

How Many Students Attend Biola University?

Biola total enrollment is approximately 6,103 students.

3,772 are undergraduates and 859 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.

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For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

Biola Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 1,747
Hispanic 764
Asian 564
Multi-Ethnic 243
International 191
Unknown 137
Black or African American 86
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 29

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.

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For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

Biola Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 317
Asian 193
International 154
Hispanic 85
Unknown 44
Black or African American 31
Multi-Ethnic 27
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 4

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High Ranking in Overall Diversity Nationwide

Biola achieved a College Factual diversity rank of #385 out of 3,514 total schools in the ranking.

Overall Diversity Ranking  385 out of 3514
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Overall Diversity Score  89.07 out of 100
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A high overall ranking means this school is considered quite diverse among all factors: student race/ethnicity, age, gender, and location.

How Does Biola Diversity Compare to National Averages?

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Biola is considered to have excellent overall diversity when compared to the nationwide average.

Extremely Racially/Ethnically Diverse

44% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *

Biola is ranked 420 out of 3,790 when it comes to the racial/ethnic diversity of the students.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity Ranking  420 out of 3790
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Racial-Ethnic Diversity Score  88.94 out of 100
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Many students value the opportunity to meet and learn from those with different ethnic and racial heritage, which is more likely to happen at a diverse school like this one.

Biola Racial Demographics:

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 2,670
Asian 1,056
Hispanic 1,048
International 523
Multi-Ethnic 309
Unknown 255
Black or African American 189
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 38

High Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

Biola University Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

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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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Average Male/Female Ratio

More Female Students

Biola ranks 2,176 out of 3,790 when it comes to gender parity on campus.

Student Gender Ratio  2176 out of 3790
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Student Male/Female Diversity Score  42.60 out of 100
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This school is more popular with women than with men.

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There are approximately 3,484 female students and 2,619 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.

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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.

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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%.

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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

Footnotes

*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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