1. Application. Apply for your desired graduate program.
  2. Application fee. Pay a non-refundable $45 application-processing fee. The fee is waived for current and former CBU students, excluding Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies, and Speech Language Pathology, PsyD, Athletic Training applications.
  3. Bachelor's degree. Degree must be completed prior to starting graduate classes.
  4. Official transcripts. Send official bachelor's degree transcript from an accredited college or university with a 2.75* GPA or higher. Additional transcripts may be required to evaluate GPA and prerequisites. *Additional opportunities may be available for a student to overcome an unsatisfactory GPA.
  5. Written Statement of Purpose or Interview. Students will have the choice to submit a 500-word maximum essay or select an in-person/virtual program interview.
  6. 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 6.0 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 specific program application requirements.

  • Prerequisites
  • Resume
  • Official test scores: GRE, GMAT, TEAS, CBEST, CSET

Submit all items by fax, email or mail to:

Graduate Admissions
California Baptist University
8432 Magnolia Ave
Riverside, CA 92504
FAX: (951) 552-8700

Contact Graduate Admissions

Email: graduateadmissions@calbaptist.edu
Phone: (951) 343-4249

8432 Magnolia Avenue
Riverside, CA 92504