#866 Overall Influence #1377 Desirability Rank

Biola University

Christian university near Los Angeles

From Wikipedia

Biola University is a private evangelical Christian university in La Mirada, California. Founded in 1908 in Los Angeles, the university has over 150 programs of study in nine schools.History Biola University was founded in 1908 as the Bible Institute of Los Angeles by Lyman Stewart, president of the Union Oil Company of California ; Thomas C. Horton, a Presbyterian minister and Christian author; and Augustus B. Prichard, also a Presbyterian minister.

Source: Wikipedia

Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

4,324

Acceptance

64%

Graduation Rate

71%

Median SAT Score

1195

Median ACT Score

24

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$43,512

Fees (in-state)

$0

IncomeAverage Net Cost
0 - 30K$25,135
30K - 48K$25,855
48K - 75K$29,212
75K - 110K$32,123
110K+$37,873

After Graduation

Averages for 10 years after enrolling

Avg Earnings

$50,700

Employed

84%

Campus Life

What's it like to attend this school?

The People

Full time on-campus stats

Student Body

5K

Under-Grads

4K

Graduates

1K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

13800 Biola Ave, La Mirada CA 90639-0001

City Crime Rates

Property Crime

18 per 100K

Violent Crime

2 per 100K

What is Biola University known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#56 World Rank
Religious Studies
#314 World Rank
Philosophy
#1007 World Rank
Education
#975 World Rank
Business
#810 World Rank
Literature
#455 World Rank
Psychology
#668 World Rank
Communications
#953 World Rank
History
#1554 World Rank
Political Science
#2252 World Rank
Medical
#1966 World Rank
Computer Science
#3071 World Rank
Biology
#712 World Rank
Anthropology
#2404 World Rank
Mathematics
#2557 World Rank
Chemistry
#5028 World Rank
Engineering
#1863 World Rank
Nursing
#1236 World Rank
Social Work
#2033 World Rank
Sociology
#4227 World Rank
Physics

Other areas of influence

#1100 World Rank
Criminal Justice
#1917 World Rank
Law
#2656 World Rank
Economics
#3799 World Rank
Earth Sciences

Influential People

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

Kyle Shanebeck

Researcher

Paul M. Mendoza

Researcher

Aminta Arrington

Assistant Professor of Intercultural Studies

Larry Helyer

Biblical scholar

Christine Colón

Professor of English

Ruth M. Melkonian-Hoover

Professor of political science

Laura E. Wright

Researcher

Linda Ogugua

Basketball player

Kristen A Engevik

Researcher

Amy C. Engevik

Surgical researcher

Donald R Powers

Researcher

Dave Holmquist

American basketball coach