California Baptist University

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$35,958
2.98% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$27,304
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
1.17%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
79.9%
7,654 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
11,495
81.4% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
63.3%
704 Graduates

About

California Baptist University is a higher education institution located in Riverside County, CA. In 2022, the most popular Masters Degree concentrations at California Baptist University were General Education (215 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (150 degrees), and Counseling Psychology (137 degrees).

In 2022, 3,397 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at California Baptist University. 68.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 31.3% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (1,235 degrees), 1.02 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (1,207 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at California Baptist University is $35,958, which is $11,962 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at California Baptist University is $35,958, which is $11,962 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $27,304.

In 2022, 94% of undergraduate students attending California Baptist University received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 64% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$35,958
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at California Baptist University was $35,958. The cost of tuition at California Baptist University is $11,962 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

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Average Net Price

$27,304
2022 Value
16.2%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 California Baptist University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $27,304. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of California Baptist University grew by 16.2%.

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Other Student Expenses

$13,982
Room and Board
$1,126
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at California Baptist University was of $13,982 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 4.03% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,126. The cost of books and supplies increased by 4.26% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

94%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
64%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

94% of undergraduate students at California Baptist University received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a decline of 4.08% with respect to 2021, when 98% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
1.17%
2019 Default Rate
38
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at California Baptist University was 1.17%, which represents 38 out of the 3244 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

California Baptist University received 7,654 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 19.2% annual growth. Out of those 7,654 applicants, 6,117 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 79.9% acceptance rate.

There were 11,495 students enrolled at California Baptist University in 2022.

California Baptist University has an overall enrollment yield of 21.3%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

79.9%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
6,117
Accepted Out of 7,654

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of California Baptist University was 79.9% (6,117 admissions from 7,654 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 63.7%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 19.2%, while admissions grew by 1.31%..

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Enrollment

California Baptist University had a total enrollment of 11,495 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at California Baptist University is 9,354 students and the part-time enrollment is 2,141. This means that 81.4% of students enrolled at California Baptist University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at California Baptist University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 40.2% Hispanic or Latino, 32.5% White, 8.42% Black or African American, 6.29% Asian, 5.32% Two or More Races, 0.748% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.548% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at California Baptist University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (26.5%), followed by White Female (21.9%) and White Male (13.4%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (32.3%), followed by White Female (17.7%) and Black or African American Female (11.3%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

81.4%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at California Baptist University in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 11,495 students. The full-time enrollment at California Baptist University is 9,354 and the part-time enrollment is 2,141. This means that 81.4% of students enrolled at California Baptist University are enrolled full-time compared with 67.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

73%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at California Baptist University was 73%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (73%), California Baptist University had a retention rate approximately the same as its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    4,620 enrolled students
  2. White
    3,736 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    968 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at California Baptist University is 40.2% Hispanic or Latino, 32.5% White, 8.42% Black or African American, 6.29% Asian, 5.32% Two or More Races, 0.748% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.548% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 51.2% White, 17.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 388 students (3.38%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 1,271 more women than men received degrees from California Baptist University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at California Baptist University is white (1,235 degrees awarded). There were 1.02 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (1207 degrees).

The most common Masters Degree concentration at California Baptist University is General Education (215 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (150 degrees) and Counseling Psychology (137 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at California Baptist University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (236 degrees awarded), Psychology (468 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (217 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at California Baptist University are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,663,025 people), Secondary school teachers (479,871 people), Education administrators (309,161 people), Social workers, all other (267,504 people), and Other managers (214,447 people).

The most specialized majors at California Baptist University in 2022 are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (236 degrees awarded), Psychology (468 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (217 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (28 degrees), and Education (357 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at California Baptist University are Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at California Baptist University are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (236 degrees awarded), Psychology (468 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (217 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (28 degrees), and Education (357 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at California Baptist University are Elementary & secondary schools (3,076,886 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (430,750 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (369,202 people), Outpatient care centers (267,440 people), and Individual & family services (264,296 people).

The most specialized majors at California Baptist University are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (236 degrees awarded), Psychology (468 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (217 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (28 degrees), and Education (357 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by California Baptist University.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 169 degrees awarded
  2. 168 degrees awarded
  3. 160 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at California Baptist University was General Psychology with 169 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

1,063
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
2,334
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 1,063 degrees were awarded to men at California Baptist University, which is 0.455 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (2,334).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 101 degrees were awarded to men at California Baptist University in Kinesiology & Exercise Science, which is 0.759 times less than the 133 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 206 degrees were awarded to men at California Baptist University in Registered Nursing, which is 5.28 times more than the 39 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

41%
100% Completion Time
62%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 41% of students graduating from California Baptist University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 62% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 64% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
White Female
Highest Graduation Rate (76.9%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at California Baptist University is Female and White (76.9% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 4.97% of graduates (35 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    1,235 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    1,207 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    296 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at California Baptist University is white (1,235 degrees awarded). There were 1.02 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (1207 degrees).

3.5% of degree recipients (119 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino Female
    877 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    834 degrees awarded
  3. White Male
    401 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at California Baptist University is hispanic or latino female (877 degrees awarded). There were 1.05 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (834 degrees).

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Operations

California Baptist University has an endowment valued at nearly $119M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−14.7%) compared to the 0.773% average return (360k on 46.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2022, California Baptist University had a total salary expenditure of 256M. California Baptist University employs 148 Professors, 96 Assistant professors and 89 Associate professors. Most academics at California Baptist University are Male Professor (93), Female Professor (55), and Female Assistant professor (50).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at California Baptist University are: Office and Administrative Support, with 118 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 103 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 65 employees.

Endowment

$119M
2022 Endowment
14.7%
growth from 2021

California Baptist University has an endowment valued at about $119M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of California Baptist University grew 14.7% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $72.5M higher than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$99.3M
2022 Salaries
10.2%
growth from 2021

In 2022, California Baptist University paid a median of $99.3M in salaries, which represents 38.8% of their overall expenditure ($256M) and a 10.2% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 36.1M (39.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$36.6M
Instructional Salaries
366
Number of Employees

In 2022, California Baptist University paid a total of $36.6M to 366 employees working as instructors, which represents 36.8% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11.3M (31.2%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
148 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
118 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at California Baptist University were Professor with 148 employees, Assistant professor with 96 employees, and Associate professor with 89 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at California Baptist University were Office and Administrative Support with 118 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 103 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 65 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Professor
  2. Female Professor
  3. Female Assistant professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at California Baptist University was Male Professor with 93 employees, Female Professor with 55 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 50 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at California Baptist University.

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