Home to about 8,109 undergraduates in 2020, Cal Baptist is a large, private university located in Riverside, California. This urban setting might be best suited for students who like the fast-paced city life. Should you tire of the campus however, Cal Baptist offers a “study abroad” program. Please note, some classes/degrees offered by Cal Baptist can be taken “online” so keep that in mind when reviewing this report. For more context, you might also check out our Cal Baptist Guide to Distance and Online Learning.
Some, but not all, schools with a religious affiliation may require a statement of faith or religious studies component. Contact the school to see what their requirements are. If an affinity with the Southern Baptist faith interests you, check out our ranking of The Best Southern Baptist Colleges and Universities.
Individuals with disabilities make up 4.0% of the student population at Cal Baptist. For more information on policies and accommodations that the university provides to ensure all students get the opportunity to participate, you can visit Cal Baptist Disability Services.
While not a "service academy", Cal Baptist does offer support for veterans and those seeking a career in the armed forces. Undergraduates have access to one or more ROTC programs and there is an active student veterans group on campus. For more information, check out our Cal Baptist for Veterans Guide.
Cal Baptist offers on-campus housing, but freshmen are not required to take advantage of it. In the end though, most do choose to live in the dorms.
* Data compiled from students who received financial aid, including loans.
Cal Baptist has a comparatively large, student body. There were 8,109 undergraduates in 2020. Full-time attendance was 7,243 (89.3%). Part-time attendance was 866 (10.7%).
Compared to other colleges and universities across the nation, Cal Baptist receives top marks for overall diversity. We rank Cal Baptist #587 out of 3,451.
The chart below shows each element that we looked at to determine this ranking, and how that metric compares to the national average. 100 would indicate excellent diversity in each category, and 1 would mean poor diversity.
You can learn more about the diversity of the student body at Cal Baptist by looking closer at the ethnic, gender, age, and geographic diversity metrics from the Cal Baptist Diversity Guide.
Cal Baptist has a total of 408 student athletes, 243 men and 165 women who compete in inter-collegiate athletics.
|Total Revenue (all teams)||$8,986,578|
|Total Expenses (all teams)||$8,597,869|
For more information about athletics including per-team sizes, coaching and scholarships check out our Guide to California Baptist University Athletics