Welcome to Lancer Select

How do I Qualify?

Lancer Select is a special group for our early-admitted Lancers. In order to be eligible for Lancer Select here are the steps you need to complete:

  • 1. Create your CBU application

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    First-Time Freshman:  Students that are currently enrolled in high school or have completed less than 24 units of transferable college credit.

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

    The Priority Application Deadline for the fall semester is December 1st.

  • 2. Submit your CBU application
    1. Write a brief a 3–5 paragraph essay response on the following question, "What do you hope to gain from your experience as a student at California Baptist University?" Provide examples from an academic, social and spiritual standpoint.
    2. Pay the $45 application fee (non-refundable) in order to submit your application.
  • 3. Send us your official transcripts

    First-Time Freshman:  Our normal requirement is official, sealed transcripts from your high school and college or university (if applicable) and have them sent directly to the Undergraduate Admissions Office.

    • Home educated/school students:  Please contact your admissions counselor regarding proper formatting standards for your official transcript.

    Transfer:  You will need to order official, sealed transcripts from each college or university attended and have them sent directly to the Undergraduate Admissions Office.

    • If you have completed less than 60 units of transferable college credit, then you must send proof of high school graduation to the Undergraduate Admissions Office.


    *For the Spring 2021 and Fall 2021 semesters, test scores for the SAT/ACT/CLT will not be considered for admission to CBU. However, if you have already taken the SAT/ACT/CLT, you can still submit your scores for English/Math placement.


Submit your CBU application and all required admission items by the Priority Application Deadline of December 1st! Students who complete their application by December 1st will receive an early decision and the opportunity to become a Lancer Select member!

Member Benefits:

In addition to a special acceptance box, here’s a few perks you can look forward to:

Campus Store DiscountCampus Store Discount

Enjoy a one-time 10% discount from now until April 30th, 2021 on select CBU Merchandise. Present your Lancer Select card to receive your discount upon purchase!

Welcome MatHousing Access

You’ll have early access to the Housing Application. Fill out a profile, find a roommate and select a housing preference!

Financial AidFinancial Aid Offer

An expedited financial aid offer. You must have your FAFSA submitted with CBU’s school code added 001125 in order for our financial aid team to create an offer for you. 

Event TicketEvent Access

You’ll have early access to sign-up for the following events:

  • Lancer Day: A day for accepted students to hear from future professors, have opportunities to attend breakout sessions on popular topics! 
  • New Student Orientation: A day for students to register for classes, as well as hear pertinent information needed to begin your journey as a CBU student.