We are excited you are interested in completing your degree online through California Baptist University! Applying for admission only takes a few simple steps. Click below for a step-by-step guide.

Online classes begin every 8 weeks – apply today and enroll fast! It is FREE to apply for CBU’s online bachelor’s programs!

Create Account and Start Application

If you have already created an account, click here to sign in.

First-Time Freshman: Students who have completed less than 24 units of transferable college credit.

Transfer: Students who have completed 24 or more units of college/university credit.

Submit official transcripts from all previously attended colleges and universities.

*An official high school transcript or the equivalent with a minimum 2.5 cumulative grade point average is required for applicants with fewer than twenty-four (24) completed units.

Official electronic transcripts sent to cbuonline@calbaptist.edu are preferred but if the school does not offer that option, you can have the hard copy sealed transcripts sent to:

California Baptist University
Attn: Online Admissions
8432 Magnolia Avenue
Riverside, CA 92504

State Authorization

California Baptist University strives to meet federal and state authorization requirements for offering distance education in states other than California. At this time, CBU is not authorized to provide distance education in the following states: AL, AR, DE, DC, GA, MD, MI, MN, NM, NY, NC, OR, RI, WI. For more information, please visit this webpage.

Application Timeline

The Online Admissions Office upholds a rolling admission policy, which means that we do not have a set deadline for applying. Students should expect an admissions decision in less than 3 business days after their file is completed. The average turnaround time is 1 business day.

Contact Online Admissions

Email: cbuonline@calbaptist.edu
Phone: (951) 343-3927
Hours: Monday-Friday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. PT

8432 Magnolia Avenue
Riverside, CA 92504