California Baptist University

California Baptist University (CBU) is one of the top private Christian colleges and universities in Southern California. CBU offers bachelors masters and credential programs in Riverside, Online, and through educational centers in Brea, Rancho Cucamonga, and Temecula. CBU offers a wide range of degree choices, with 75 bachelor programs, including 159 concentrations and 50 minors; 30 master degree programs, with 46 concentrations; and two doctoral programs. California Baptist University was founded in 1950 by the California Southern Baptist Convention, and 100% of CBU faculty and staff are Christian. CBU believes each person has been created for a purpose. CBU strives to help students understand and engage this purpose by providing a Christ-centered educational experience that integrates academics with spiritual and social development opportunities. Graduates are challenged to become individuals whose skills, integrity, and sense of purpose glorify God and distinguish them in the workplace and in the world. CBUs beautiful 160-acre main campus is situated in the heart of Riversides historic Magnolia Avenue district, just a short drive from popular beaches, mountain resorts, amusement parks, and major entertainment venues. CBUs Lancers athletic program sponsors 20 sports and is gaining recognition as one of the best in the nation, winning 36 national championships and 55 conference championships. CBU is a member of the NCAA Division II and competes in the Pacific West Conference. CBU was awarded the PacWest Commissioners Cup in 2011-12, 2013-14, 2014-15, and 2015-16 as the top athletic program in the conference. California Baptist University supports a wide range of service projects and international programs. Included are educational partnerships with a number of universities in Europe and Asia. The Universitys flagship International Service Projects (ISP) and United States Projects (USP) programs provide opportunities to participate in the "Great Commission" (Matthew 28:19-20) and gain cross-cultural experience. The CBU ISP and USP programs send teams of more than 400 students throughout the world to teach and participate in recreation, construction, and infrastructure projects. Whether you are a Baptist or not, CBU welcomes you to become a part of a growing, Christ-centered community of learners whose lives are making an eternal impact on the world.

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school_type year_founded religious_affiliation academic_calendar year_2016_endowment address telephone
Private, Coed 1950 Southern Baptist Semester $41.8 million + 8432 Magnolia Avenue, Riverside, CA 92504 (877) 228-3615
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50 100.0 California Riverside 1234 1138