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Program Application Requirements

Application for the desired graduate program - Graduate Program Application

Application Fee*: Non-refundable $45 application-processing fee.

Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution or the evaluated equivalency.

Official Transcripts from all colleges and universities attended.

Recommendations: The online application includes a place to add the names and email addresses of your recommenders. Recommendations from family members or friends are not acceptable.

Essay/Personal Statement required for most programs. Please refer to the individual program admissions requirements page.

English Language Proficiency: An applicant whose first language is not English and/or does not have a degree from an institution where English is the primary language of instruction is required to demonstrate English language proficiency by submitting a minimum score of 80 IBT on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or 6.5 on the International English Language Testing System (IELTS).   

Additional requirements for some programs include, but are not limited to the items below. Please refer to the program specific application requirements.



Resume: Required for MBA, Athletic Training, Kinesiology, Leadership and Organizational Studies, and Science Education

Official test scores: GRE, GMAT, or TEAS as required

Research Writing Sample: Required for MA in English 

*$45 application fee is waived for current and former CBU students (excluding NursingCAS applications).

Submit all items by fax, email or mail to:

Graduate Admissions
California Baptist University
8432 Magnolia Ave
Riverside, CA 92504
FAX: 951.552.8700