California Baptist University

Is Cal Baptist a Good School for the Money?

California Baptist University Value Report

Is a Cal Baptist degree worth it? Only you know for sure, but College Factual's value analysis can help answer that question. Keep reading for more.

Within California, Cal Baptist Offers Average Quality for a High Price.

Below Average California Value
Average California Quality

California Baptist University is ranked #60 out of #116 in California for quality and #69 out of #90 for California value.

This makes it average quality that is overpriced in the state.

State Value Ranking  69 out of 90
Great Value
State Value Score  23.33 out of 100
Great Value

Live in-state? You may qualify for a reduced price. Check the Cal Baptist financial aid page to be sure.

Below Average Value Nationwide

Below Average National Value
Top 50% National Quality

California Baptist University is ranked #1,176 out of 1,472 for value nationwide.

Based on our analysis of other colleges at similar price points, we believe California Baptist University is overpriced for the quality education it provides. (This takes into account average financial aid and may not apply to you if you have further scholarships, grant or aid provided to you.)

National Value Ranking  1176 out of 1472
Great Value
National Value Score  20.11 out of 100
Great Value

Prices of Institutions with Similar Quality Scores

School Total Price Value Grade
Ave Maria University $99,820 A
Northern Illinois University $103,456 A
Ashland University $122,657 B+
University of Montevallo $127,803 B
Colby - Sawyer College $135,297 C
Dallas Baptist University $141,743 D+
California Baptist University $160,340 D-
University of Missouri - Kansas City $162,705 F
Montana State University $169,758 F
Woodbury University $202,210 F

*Total price is determined by multiplying average annual cost by time to graduate.

That Degree May Cost You $160,340 in Total

The Cal Baptist time to graduate is about 4.42 years and will cost an estimated $36,276 per year. This brings the total cost to 160,340.

Average Yearly Cost $36,276
Average Years to Graduate 4.42
Estimated Avg Total Cost of Degree $160,340

Many Factors Affect Net Price

There are many ways you can lower the cost of a college education. Consider taking advantage of in-state tuition, or shortening the length of your degree by taking summer classes. Learn more about Cal Baptist cost for other factors that may affect net price such as the financial aid you qualify for that is largely based on your family's income.

Does This School Make Financial Sense To You?

$154,231 In-State With Aid
$222,096 Avg Cost No Aid
4.42 Years to Graduate

Most students will not pay the full sticker price and few students fit perfectly into averages.

Look at the table below to get a sense of how Cal Baptist value for your educational dollar might vary.

Nationwide Value by Aid Group Avg Degree Cost Value Rank Value Grade
Students with no Aid $222,096 #1,182 F
All Students $160,340 #1,176 D-
Only Students Receiving Aid $154,231 #1,266 F
In-State Value by Aid Group Avg Degree Cost Value Rank Value Grade
Students with no Aid $222,096 #68 D-
All Students $160,340 #69 D-
Only Students Receiving Aid $154,231 #71 D-

Note: the Value Grade for in-state students is calculated by looking only at other schools in the state of California.

About 95% of Cal Baptist students receive financial aid. Get more details on what Cal Baptist financial aid you may qualify for.

How to Calculate Value

College Factual calculates average total cost by multiplying net price by time to graduation. We then compare the average total cost to other schools of a similar quality to determine value. If the school is priced fairly based on the educational quality it receives a fair ranking. If it is underpriced it receives a good or excellent value.

Read the full Best for the Money Ranking Methodology.


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