Welcome and thank you for checking out California Baptist University!
We appreciate you considering CBU as a college possibility and know that choosing a college is a huge decision. Our admissions staff strives to make the admissions process enjoyable, informative and as easy as possible. Feel free to ask questions and explore our website for additional information. We look forward to getting to know you along the way!
Below we have listed the admissions requirements you will need to complete in order to be considered for admission into CBU.
Complete and submit and application for undergraduate admission. The application includes a three to five paragraph essay.
$45 Application Fee
This non-refundable fee can be paid by cash, check, or credit card. Click here to pay online.
Two Letters of Recommendation
One academic recommendation and one character recommendation is required. There are three different ways that recommendations can be submitted to the admissions office.
- You may e-mail your recommender the following link:
- You may e-mail this form to your recommender and they can complete and e-mail it back to the admissions office.
- You may print this PDF, and your recommender can complete the form and return it by mail or fax to CBU.
Offical transcripts need to be provided from all of the colleges and universities that you have attended.
If you have less than 24 units we also require you to provide your official High School transcripts, SAT or ACT test score, and possess a minimum 2.5 weighted, academic GPA.
See our current Articulation Agreements with local colleges to find out how your units will transfer to CBU.
The undergraduate admissions office upholds a rolling admission policy, which means that we do not have a set deadline for application; however you will not receive your financial aid or be enrolled until you have been accepted to CBU.
* All Admissions documents must be sent to the attention of the Undergraduate Admissions office:
8432 Magnolia Avenue
Riverside, Ca 92504
FAX: (951) 343-4525