Preferred Partnerships

Furthering your education improves your career, earning potential and quality of life. To help you realize that potential, California Baptist University has partnered with select employers to provide their employees the opportunity to advance educational goals while maximizing the following benefits:

  • Selection of more than 160 bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree programs* – offered online and on campus
  • Free application process**
  • 20% tuition scholarship
  • World-class professors and academic support

*The tuition scholarship applies only to tuition, and no other fees (other than the application fee) will be discounted. The discounts may not be applied to the University's RN to BSN, PA, SLP, or PsyD programs, and cannot be combined with other discount offers or other institutional aid. Other terms and conditions may apply.

**Does not include NursingCAS, PSYCAS, ATCAS, CSDCAS or CASPA applications

Getting started is easy!

  1. Identify the academic program and modality that is right for you at
  2. Submit an application at
  3. Confirm if your employer is a preferred partner – see list below.
  4. Receive an admissions decision from your Admissions Counselor.
  5. Submit a current pay stub for employment verification to your Admissions Counselor.
  6. Ensure that your current pay stub is submitted early.*

*Must be submitted before the last day to add a class. This date can be found on the Academic Calendar located on InsideCBU.

Program Parameters

In addition to these steps above, students must verify that they recognize the following prior to starting their academic program:

  1. The tuition scholarship shall remain in place if a student is in good standing and maintains continuous enrollment in the same academic program, regardless of their employment status or dissolution of the partnership.
  2. If a student completes a master's degree and chooses to continue their education, they must reapply for the scholarship and be verified as an eligible employee. 
  3. The tuition scholarship cannot be combined with other institutional scholarships or grants.


Preferred Partners

To qualify for the Preferred Partnership program, your employer must be a current partner and you must be accepted to an academic program.

  • Adelanto Elementary School District
  • Alameda County Fire Department
  • Altura Credit Union
  • Alvord USD
  • Apple Valley USD
  • Bear Springs Hotel LLC
  • Beaumont USD
  • Beaver Medical Group / Epic Management
  • Bud's Tire & Wheel Inc.
  • Central School District
  • Charter Oak USD
  • ChildNet Youth and Family Services
  • Chino Valley USD
  • Citrus Springs Charter School
  • City of Banning
  • City of Beaumont
  • City of Cathedral City
  • City of Chino
  • City of Colton
  • City of Corona
  • City of Eastvale
  • City of Fontana
  • City of Glendora
  • City of Hemet
  • City of Hesperia
  • City of Highland
  • City of Jurupa Valley
  • City of La Verne
  • City of Loma Linda
  • City of Moreno Valley
  • City of Murrieta
  • City of Norco
  • City of Ontario
  • City of Perris
  • City of Pomona
  • City of Rancho Cucamonga
  • City of Rialto
  • City of Riverside
  • City of San Jacinto
  • City of Temecula
  • City of Upland
  • City of Victorville
  • City of Yucaipa
  • Claremont Unified School District
  • Colton Joint Unified School District
  • Community Access Network
  • Corona Norco USD
  • County of Orange
  • County of Riverside
  • Crossroads Christian School
  • Cucamonga School District
  • Desert Regional Medical Center
  • East Valley Water District
  • Eastern Municipal Water District
  • Empire Springs Charter School
  • Environmental Systems Research Institute (ESRI) 
  • Etiwanda School District
  • Fontana USD
  • Fresno County Superintendent of Schools
  • Fullerton School District
  • Glen Ivy Hot Springs
  • Granite Construction
  • Harbor Springs Charter School
  • Hemet Unified School District
  • Hesperia Unified School District
  • Huntington Christian School
  • Imperial County Office of Education (ICOE)
  • Inland Empire Dairy Queen
  • Inland Empire Health Plan (IEHP)
  • Inland Regional Center
  • Jurupa Community Services District
  • Jurupa Unified School District
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Learn4Life Charter Schools
  • Lowell Joint School District
  • Magnolia Church
  • McKinley
  • Menifee Union School District
  • Metropolitan Water District of Southern California
  • Michelle's Place Cancer Resource Center
  • Moreno Valley College
  • Moreno Valley USD
  • Mt. Baldy School District
  • Murrieta Valley USD
  • Norco College
  • Notre Dame High School
  • Nuview Union School District
  • Oak Grove Center
  • Olive Crest
  • Ontario-Montclair School District
  • Orange County Transit Authority
  • Pacific Springs Charter School
  • Perris Elementary School District
  • Perris Union High School District
  • Real Journey Academies
  • Redlands Community Hospital
  • Rialto Unified School District
  • River Springs Charter School
  • Riverside City College
  • Riverside County Office of Education
  • Riverside Medical Clinic
  • Riverside Transit Agency
  • Riverside Unified School District (RUSD)
  • Saddleback Valley Community Church
  • San Bernardino City USD
  • San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools
  • San Bernardino Community College District
  • San Diego County Superintendent of Schools
  • San Jacinto Unified School District
  • San Manuel Band of Mission Indians
  • SBX Youth and Family Services
  • Snowline Joint USD
  • Springs Charter Schools
  • Stars Behavioral Health Group
  • Stater Bros. Markets
  • Superior Court of CA, County of Riverside
  • Teamsters Local 1932
  • Temecula Valley Unified School District
  • The Grove Community Church
  • Thor Enterprise LLC
  • Tovey/Shultz Construction Inc.
  • United Christian Academy
  • UC Riverside Extension
  • Val Verde USD
  • Victor Valley Union High School District
  • Vista Springs Charter School
  • Water of Life Community Church
  • Wavestream Corp
  • West Valley Water District
  • Western Municipal Water District
  • Woodcrest Christian Schools
  • Yucaipa-Calimesa Joint Unified School District

*List of Preferred Partners is subject to change.

If you are an employer interested in your organization becoming a CBU Preferred Partner, please reach out to Ron Hawkins, Director of Business and Educational Partnerships, at 951-343-5230, or at