News • July 17, 2013

California Baptist University Earns Spots On College Ranking Lists

College Ranking Lists

RIVERSIDE (July 17, 2013)— California Baptist University is included on two new lists of college achievements. ranked CBU as No. 5 on their list of Top 20 Online Christian Colleges.

"We selected the online Christian colleges based on three components: 1) the Christian character of the school; 2) academic prestige; and, of course, 3) the extent and quality of their online programs," said Wayne Downs, managing editor of the site. is an independent organization with no ties to an educational institution. It receives an average of 5,000 hits per day, according to Downs.

The College Database listed CBU as No. 24 among Top Colleges in California with the Best Student-Teacher Ratios. Each college or university on the list has a total enrollment exceeding 5,000, yet averages less than 20 students per faculty member.

CBU had a fall enrollment of 6,031 and a student-teacher ratio of 18 to 1.

"California Baptist University has been recognized for providing a learning atmosphere dedicated to personal attention and individual success," said Maggie Evans, managing director of communication and partnerships for The College Database. "It's important for students to find schools where they can easily converse with professors and peers, where even introductory lecture classes make individual attention a priority,"

The College Database is a not-for-profit organization whose goal is to provide free information about educational options both nationally and locally to students, parents, and other interested parties.