California Baptist University believes each person has been created for a unique purpose. CBU strives to help students understand and engage this purpose by providing a Christ-centered educational experience that integrates academics with spiritual and social development opportunities.
Online Classes Start March 4: There's still time to enroll in the spring semester! Choose from a wide-range of flexible and affordable academic programs that fit your specific career goals.
No matter the stage in your academic journey, CBU has a program to help you live your purpose, a modality to match your lifestyle and tailored support to serve your needs.
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CBU graduates are challenged to become individuals whose skills, integrity and sense of purpose glorify God and distinguish them in the workplace and in the world.
Study at a thriving Division 1 institution, but get the care, attention and support of a small, private faith-based college. With state-of-the-art academic and athletic facilities, more and more students are drawn to CBU each year–broadening the diverse campus community for the better.
With its prominent bell tower, this location named after Dr. Whitley E. James is a CBU landmark and has served multiple purposes over the years.
One of the oldest and largest schools at CBU, the College of Behavioral and Social Sciences emphasizes faith as a foundation for community engagement, building relationships and serving society.
There’s always something happening at The Cottages — from contests to games to thought-provoking conversations. A series of front porches facing a large courtyard fosters a sense of community and collaboration among the roughly 200 students living here.
In visiting admissions or using the University’s support services, you’ll stop by the Yeager Center. Here, a large marble globe in front symbolizes CBU’s commitment to the Great Commission.
Reach your next fitness goal, test your endurance and form new friendships at the CBU Recreation Center. Its 80,000 square feet encompass basketball and racquetball courts, a futsal field and free weights, plus facilities for intramural sports and planning your next outdoor adventure.
Investigate theories and make discoveries alongside faculty in classrooms and research laboratories.
Immersive technical training, including four years of hands-on projects and internships, prepares College of Engineering students for multiple career paths — from building, system and product development to management, education and academia.
Before starting their clinical assignments, students preparing to enter the allied health professions learn to care for the whole person in simulation spaces outfitted with state-of-the-art equipment.
An extension of the Recreation Center, the Athletic Performance Center supports the CBU Lancers’ training regimen with a 10,800 sq. ft. weight room, larger strength and conditioning area, a 30-yard training area and dedicated nutrition space.
The Cottages’ large grass courtyard reflects CBU’s collaborative, welcoming campus culture, drawing students together for organized group activities and informal outdoor study sessions.
From accounting and marketing to information technology and organizational leadership, the Jabs School of Business guides students toward their careers through a mix of technical and soft skills and an ethical foundation rooted in faith.
Play, study and relax at The Lounge, one of CBU’s many community-building spaces.
CBU students embrace the power of teamwork and achieving results together — even for a quick foosball game in Smith Hall, the all-male freshman dorm on campus.