Biola University

#1158 / #351
Global Influence / U.S. Influence
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Christian university near Los Angeles

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About Biola University

According to Wikipedia, Biola University is a private, nondenominational, evangelical Christian university in La Mirada, California. It was founded in 1908 as the Bible Institute of Los Angeles. It has over 150 programs of study in nine schools offering bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees. The university hosts the annual Missions Conference, the largest annual missions conference and the second largest missions conference in the world. It has also played a significant role in the development of intelligent design.

Biola University's Online Degrees

BS in Business Management
  • Required Credits: 120
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: None Reported
BS in Public Relations
  • Required Credits: 120
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: None Reported
MBA in Master of Business Administration
  • Required Credits: 36
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: None Reported
MA in Public Relations and Reputation Management
  • Required Credits: 33
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: None Reported
Certificate in California Clear Credential Certificate
  • Required Credits: 12
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: None Reported
Certificate in Certificate in TESOL
  • Required Credits: 21
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: None Reported
Certificate in Child Development Permits Certificate
  • Required Credits: None Reported
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: None Reported
Certificate in Curriculum and Instruction Certificate
  • Required Credits: 12
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: None Reported
Certificate in Special Education Certificate
  • Required Credits: 12
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: None Reported
Certificate in Special Education Credential Certificate
  • Required Credits: 36
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: None Reported
MS in Curriculum, Instruction and Publication
  • Required Credits: 41
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: None Reported
MA in Education
  • Required Credits: 38-65
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: None Reported
MS in Special Education
  • Required Credits: 41-59
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: None Reported
MA in Teaching
  • Required Credits: 30-57
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: None Reported
MA in TESOL
  • Required Credits: 36
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: None Reported
BS in Biblical Ministries
  • Required Credits: 120
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: None Reported
Certificate in Certificate in Biblical and Theological Studies
  • Required Credits: 18
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: None Reported
MA in Bible Exposition
  • Required Credits: 49
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: None Reported
MA in Intercultural Studies
  • Required Credits: 39
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: None Reported
MA in New Testament
  • Required Credits: 49
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: None Reported
MA in Old Testament
  • Required Credits: 49
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: None Reported
MA in Theology
Degree Concentrations
  • Greek and Non-Greek Tracks
  • Required Credits: 49
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: None Reported
BS in Applied Psychology
  • Required Credits: 120
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: None Reported

Biola University Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Annual ApplicationsAcceptanceGraduation RateMedian SAT ScoreMedian ACT Score
4,35461%70%118025

How Much Does Biola University Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state)
$44,382
Price by Family Income
IncomeAverage Net Cost
0 - 30K$27,024
30K - 48K$26,419
48K - 75K$30,789
75K - 110K$32,788
110K+$38,781

Source: National Center for Education Statistics

How Much Do Biola University Graduates Make?

If you graduate from Biola University, then you can expect to earn an average of $50,700 per year. You also have a 84% chance of being employed after 10 years.

Biola University's Demographics

Demographic data is for full-time, on-campus students.

Student BodyUnder-GradsGraduates
4,8103,6421,168

Where is Biola University?

Biola University is located at 13800 Biola Ave, La Mirada CA 90639-0001

How Safe is Biola University?

La Mirada has a violent crime rate of less than .01% and a property crime rate of less than .01%.

What Is Biola University Known For?

Biola University is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

Biola University's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Who Are Biola University's Most Influential Alumni?

Biola University's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Religious Studies, Philosophy, and Psychology. Here are some of Biola University's most famous alumni:

Josh McDowell
An American writer.
Daniel B. Wallace
Daniel B. Wallace
A Professor of theology.
Henry Cloud
An American writer.
Michael Horton
An American theologian.
R. Kent Hughes
An American pastor.
Charles E. Fuller
Charles E. Fuller
An American minister.
Danny Yamashiro
Danny Yamashiro
An American radio evangelist.
Nabeel Qureshi
Nabeel Qureshi
A Christian missionary, speaker and author who was a convert from his former Ahmadiyya background..
John Townsend
A Canadian clinical psychologist and author.
Neil T. Anderson
A Best-selling author on spiritualism.
Harry Rimmer
An American minister.
Clyde Cook
An American academic administrator .

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