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California Baptist University

Riverside, California

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California Baptist University

Private 4 Year

About California Baptist University

California Baptist University (Cal Baptist or CBU) is a private, Christian, liberal arts university located in Riverside, California, United States. Founded in 1950 as California Baptist College, it is controlled by the California Southern Baptist Convention, an organization affiliated with the Southern Baptist Convention. CBU is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.


Located in Riverside, California.

8432 Magnolia Ave, Riverside, CA, 92504-3297, Riverside County

California Baptist University Rankings

Prepler rankings are based on rigorous and in-depth analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education.

2021 Best Colleges in America

#730 of 6828

2021 Best Colleges in California

#58 of 703

Best Physical therapy technician Colleges & Universities in America

#6 of 374

Most Popular Majors

Out of 28 majors categories at California Baptist University, the 5 most popular are listed below.

Graduation Rate

Graduation rate of college is a strong indicator of success of the college’s students in attaining their educational goals. Prepler defines graduation rate as the percentage of first-time, full-time students who graduated from California Baptist University within four or six years.

Graduate in 4 years
Graduate in 6 years

Notable Alumni