California Baptist University is Affiliated With the Southern Baptist Faith.
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.
Cal Baptist Has a Disability Services Site
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.
Cal Baptist for the Military
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.
Freshmen Living Arrangements at California Baptist University
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.
Full-time vs. Part-time Studies at California Baptist University
Cal Baptist has a comparatively large, student body. There were 7,855 undergraduates in 2019. Full-time attendance was 6,859 (87.3%). Part-time attendance was 996 (12.7%).
California Baptist University is Ranked #547 for Overall Diversity
Compared to other colleges and universities across the nation, Cal Baptist receives top marks for overall diversity. We rank Cal Baptist #547 out of 3,514.
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.
California Baptist University Competes in the NCAA
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