Sample California school data (as seen in the Enhanced Windows 95/98/NT version of EUREKA). The blue text below is links to other data in the EUREKA system.
SchoolCalifornia Baptist UniversityCSU Bakersfield
Street8432 Magnolia Avenue9001 Stockdale Highway
City, State, ZipRiverside, CA 92504-3297Bakersfield, CA 93311-1099
Main Office Phone(909) 343-4212, (800) 782-3382(661) 664-3036
Main Fax(909) 343-4525(661) 664-3194
Admissions Fax(909) 343-4525(661) 664-3389
Branch LocationsIn Hesperia and San Bernardino.

General Information
EUREKA updates this file annually. National school information is from Riverside Publishing. California school information is from EUREKA and Riverside Publishing. Blank lines indicate no information available for that topic. Contact the school for more information.
Contact Person (Admissions)Dean of AdmissionsAssociate Dean, Admissions and Records Officer
Type Of SchoolPrivate University, BaptistPublic University
Degrees OfferedCertificate, Bachelor's, Pre-Professional, Master's, CredentialCertificate, Bachelor's, Pre-professional, Master's, Credential, Graduate certificate
School AccreditationWASCWASC
Specialized AccreditationBusiness (AACSB),Nursing (NLN),Teacher Preparation (CBE),Chemistry (ACA)
School SettingSmall/medium citySmall/medium city
Regional AreaCA - Desert, Pacific CoastCA - South Central Caifornia, Pacific Coast
Top Three Majors (Highest Enrollment)Liberal Studies, Business Administration, Social ScienceBusiness Administration, Liberal Studies, Psychology
CommentsCalifornia Baptist, founded in 1950, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts university. Its 75-acre campus is located in Riverside, 50 miles east of Los Angeles. Thirteen campus buildings are Spanish in style.California State at Bakersfield, founded in 1965, is a public university. Programs are offered through the Schools of Arts and Sciences, Business and Public Administration, and Education. Its 375-acre campus is located in Bakersfield.

School Features
Summer SchoolOne summer session of four weeks.Two summer sessions of four weeks each.
Weekend CollegeYesYes
Virtual LearningYes
Distance LearningNoYes
Study AbroadYes, in Latin American and European countries and in Australia, China, and Russia.Yes, in approximately 15 countries.
Honors ProgramsYesYes
Military Officer Training (ROTC)Army
Exclusive Part-Time Students May Complete DegreesDaytime, EveningsDaytime, Evenings
Computer Equipment InResidence Halls, Library, Computer CenterLibrary
Computer CommentsReading/education lab.
Internet Access/Email (For All Students)Internet access, Email accountsInternet access, Email accounts
Museums or Other FacilitiesArt gallery.
Athletic FacilityGymnasium, fitness center, aquatics center, basketball, tennis, and volleyball courts, aerobics, training room, weight rooms, baseball, soccer, and softball fieldsSwimming pool, gymnasium, basketball, racquetball, tennis, and volleyball courts, track, combatives, weight, wrestling rooms, intramural, soccer, and softball fields
Public Transit On CampusYesYes

School Regulations
Hazing ProhibitedYesYes
Honor CodeYes
Smoking ProhibitedYesNo
Alcohol Permitted on Campus To Legal Age StudentsYes
Mandatory Attendance For
* ChapelYes
* ClassYes
* How Often Students Must Attend15 times per semester
Restriction Of Cars On CampusNoNo

Total Enrollment20436,397
* Women63.1%64.7%
* Men36.9%35.2%
* Full-Time Students82.3%79%
* Part-Time Students17.7%21%
* Out-Of-State Students12%3%
* Out-Of-State Freshmen7% of freshmen36% of freshmen
* International Students2.3%
* Average Age Of Undergrads2826
Graduate Students5191,588
Student Faculty Ratio19 to 119 to 1

Racial-Ethnic Background Of Undergraduates/Faculty
(Figures from student/faculty responses.)
* African American4.3%6.7%
* American Indian/Native American (Includ. Alaskan)0.8%1.3%
* Asian American/Pacific Islander2.7%5.9%
* Caucasian/White52.6%54.6%
* Filipino2.3%
* Hispanic American10.7%30.5%
* Pacific Islander0.4%
* Other/Multiracial29%8.1%
* Not specified8.2%
* Minority778
* Full-time men50
* Full-time women27

Agriculture & Natural Resources Fields Of Study
Forestry & Natural ResourcesCertificate, Bachelor's, Minor subject

Architecture & Environmental Design Fields Of Study
Architecture & Environmental DesignBachelor's

Business Fields Of Study
Banking & FinanceBachelor's
Business Management & Admin.Certificate, Bachelor's, Master's, Minor subjectBachelor's, Master's, Minor subject
Marketing & SalesBachelor's

Accounting-Office Supervision / Management Support Fields Of Study
Secretarial Studies & Office Admin.Master's

Institutional Management Fields Of Study
Health Care AdministrationMaster's

Communications Fields Of Study
Journalism & CommunicationsBachelor's, Minor subjectCertificate, Bachelor's

Computer & Information Sciences Fields Of Study
Computer & Information ScienceCertificateBachelor's
Data ProcessingBachelor's

Education Fields Of Study
Education AdministrationMaster's, CredentialMaster's, Credential
Elementary EducationCredentialCertificate, Master's, Credential
Physical EducationBachelor's, Minor subjectCertificate, Bachelor's, Minor subject
Secondary EducationCredentialMaster's, Credential
Special EducationCredentialMaster's, Credential
CounselingMaster'sMaster's, Credential

Engineering Fields Of Study
Engineering & Pre-EngineeringBachelor's, Pre-professional
Waste & Pollution TechnologyBachelor's

Fine Arts & Performing Arts Fields Of Study
ArtBachelor's, Minor subjectBachelor's, Minor subject
MusicCertificate, Bachelor's, Minor subjectBachelor's
Dramatic ArtsMinor subjectBachelor's, Minor subject
Photographic ArtsMinor subject

Health Fields Of Study
NursingPre-professionalBachelor's, Bachelor's(Impacted), Master's, Graduate certificate, Pre-professional
Dentistry & PredentistryPre-professional
Allied Dental ServicesPre-professional

Medicine & Premedicine Fields Of Study
Medicine & PremedicinePre-professionalPre-professional
Rehabilitation ServicesPre-professional

Ophthalmic, Pharmacy, Chiropractic, & Veterinary Services Fields Of Study
Veterinary Medicine & PreveterinaryPre-professional

Home Economics & Food Service Fields Of Study
Child Development & Child CareBachelor's

Law Fields Of Study
Law And PrelawPre-professionalBachelor's

Letters Fields Of Study
English & LiteratureBachelor's, Minor subjectCertificate, Bachelor's, Master's, Minor subject
SpeechMinor subjectMinor subject
Foreign LanguagesBachelor's, Minor subject
Interdisciplinary/Liberal StudiesBachelor'sBachelor's, Minor subject

Mathematics Fields Of Study
MathematicsBachelor's, Minor subjectBachelor's, Minor subject

Physical Sciences Fields Of Study
Physical ScienceBachelor's
Environmental ScienceBachelor's
GeologyCertificate, Bachelor's, Master's

Life Sciences Fields Of Study
Life SciencesBachelor's, Minor subjectBachelor's

Psychology Fields Of Study
PsychologyBachelor's, Master's, Minor subjectBachelor's, Master's, Minor subject

Public Affairs & Protective Services Fields Of Study
Public AdministrationCertificate, Bachelor'sCertificate, Bachelor's, Master's
Social ServiceMaster's, Minor subject
Criminal JusticeBachelor'sBachelor's

Social Sciences Fields Of Study
Social ScienceBachelor's
AnthropologyBachelor's, Master's
EconomicsBachelor's, Master's, Pre-professional, Minor subject
HistoryBachelor's, Minor subjectBachelor's, Master's
Political ScienceBachelor's, Minor subjectBachelor's, Pre-professional, Minor subject
SociologyBachelor's, Master's, Minor subject
Area & Ethnic StudiesCertificate, Bachelor's, Minor subject

Theology, Religion, & Philosophy Fields Of Study
PhilosophyBachelor's, Minor subjectBachelor's, Pre-professional
ReligionBachelor's, Minor subjectBachelor's, Pre-professional, Minor subject

Military Fields Of Study
Military StudiesArmy

Alternative Credit Opportunities
For more information see the Xplor database.
Advanced PlacementCredit and/or placementCredit and/or placement
Cooperative EducationArt, Business, Computer Science, Education, Humanities, Natural Science, Social/Behavioral Science

Freshman Admissions Requirements
There may be other requirements. Contact the school for details.
Items To Submit With Application:Class rank, Test scores
Application Fee$30$55
Written EssayImportant
High School TranscriptVery importantVery important
Recommendations2 required
Minimum RequirementsMinimum combined SAT I score of 920 (composite ACT score of 19) and minimum 2.5 GPA required.Minimum grade of C in listed secondary school units required; minimum eligibility index of 2800 for SAT I (694 for ACT) required of in-state applicants; minimum eligibility index of 3402 for SAT I (842 for ACT) required of out-of-state applicants. In-state applicants with minimum 3.0 GPA and out-of-state applicants with minimum 3.6 GPA are eligible regardless of test scores.
Required TestsACT or SAT IACT or SAT I recommended
* SAT IIRequired of some
InterviewNo, by MayNo
Off-Campus InterviewWith admissions representativeWith admissions representative
Campus VisitRecommendedRecommended
H.S. Course Units (Years) Required
* College Prep/Academic Elective3 yr.
* English/Composition & Literature4 yr.4 yr.
* Foreign Language2 yr.2 yr.
* History2 yr.1
* Mathematics3 yr.3 yr.
* Performing Arts1 yr.
* Science Total2, 3 recommended1
* Science Lab2 yr.1 yr.
* Social Sciences/Studies2
* U.S. Government1 yr.
* U.S. History1 yr.
* Visual/Fine Arts1 yr.
* Total Units15, 19 recommended15
Special Program RequirementsAudition for Music program, Testing required of education program applicants.Additional units and interview required of nursing program applicants.
Additonal Admission RequirementsCSU uses a combination of your High School GPA and and SAT I or ACT score to compute an Eligibility Index.
Application Deadline - FinalAugust 1Nov. 1
Application Deadline - PriorityFeb 1November
Freshman Class Usually Closed ByContinuous processing
Early Decision Or Early ActionYesYes
Deferred EntranceYesYes
Apply Online

Transfer Admission Requirements
For further information, consult the school admission office, school catalog, and/or their webpage.
Admissions Fee$30$55
Written EssayRequired
College TranscriptRequired, HS transcript recommendedRequired, HS transcript required
Max Transfer Units
* From 2 Year70105
* From 4 Year100
Minimum GPA
* From High School2.52
* From College2.52
Additonal Admission RequirementsSpecified transferable units, 2.0 minimum GPA, 30 semester units with a C or better in general education. Refer to
Application Deadline - FinalAugust 1Nov. 1
Application Deadline - PriorityFebruary 1
Apply Online

Entrance Statistics
Entrance DifficultyMinimally difficultModerately difficult
Freshmen From Top 10% Of High School Class23%
Freshmen From Top 25% Of High School Class36%
Freshmen From Top 50% Of High School Class96%
Average High School GPA Of Current Freshmen3.23.21
Freshmen That Return For 2nd Year80%

Scores On Entrance Exams
Test Scores Of Entering Freshmen - ACT, SAT Verbal(V) And SAT Math(M)
Students Took ACT25%50%
ACT 16-204%25%
ACT 21-2561%54%
ACT 26+31% had 24-29, 4% had 30-3613% had 24-29, 1% had 30-36
SAT-V 400-49931%39%
SAT-V 500-59942%19%
SAT-V 600+14% had 600-699, 2% had 700-8001% had 600-699, 1% had 700-800
SAT-M 400-49940%34%
SAT-M 500-59936%31%
SAT-M 600+18% had 600-6991% had 600-699, 1% had 700-800

Grade/Graduation Requirements
Minimum GPA To
* Stay Off Probation-Frosh2.02.0
* Stay Off Probation-Seniors2.02.0
PE Course Required2, semester hours
Religious Course Required6, semester hours

After Graduation
Firms That Commonly Hire GraduatesCounty of Kern, Enterprise Car Rentals, State Farm Insurance, Target.

Freshmen Required To Live In Campus HousingYesNo
Housing RulesAll students under age 24 receiving institutional aid must live on campus.Students may live on or off campus.
On-Campus Housing AvailableYesYes
On-Campus Housing OptionsWomen's dorms, Men's dorms, Student apartments, Married apartmentsCoed dorms, Women's dorms, Disabled housing
Fraternities / SororitiesYes
Students Living On Campus60%-1%
Freshmen Living On Campus65%
Students On Campus During Weekends35%

Student Costs
Tuition is usually based on an academic year of 3 quarters or 2 semesters. Check with the school for more details.
Out-Of-State Tuition$10,062$8,808 per year
Out-Of-State Tuition Based On15 units per term
In-State Tuition$10,062$1,428 per year
In-State Tuition Based OnOn per credit hour, $420 per credit, 26 credits6.1 or more units per term; less than 6.1 units-$828 per academic year
Additional Fees$6,000 approx. per year$367 campus based fees
Room And BoardRoom: from $2250/yr., Board: from $2716/yr.$4,802-$4,680 per year
Other Expenses$2224, personal, miscellaneous
Average Debt On Graduation$16200

Financial Aid Available
Also see your school counselor and contact the financial aid office of the college you plan to attend. A work study program may be available at the school, as well as other types of financial aid.
Athletic ScholarshipsYesYes
Educational Opportunity Programs (EOP)Yes
Pell GrantsYesYes
State Grants/ScholarshipsYesYes
Cal GrantsYesYes
Supplemental Ed. Opportunity Grants (FSEOG)YesYes
Work-StudyYes (Federal)Yes
Other ScholarshipsNon-need-based, need-based; church-related, drama, music and campus-basedNon-need-based, Need-based Nursing
Parental Loans For Undergraduate Students (PLUS)Yes (FFEL)Yes
Perkins LoansYesYes
Subsidized Stafford LoansYes (FFEL)Yes
Unsubsidized Stafford LoansYes (FFEL)Yes
Other Loansshort-term

Financial Aid Application Procedures
To apply for aid, you must file a completed Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The FAFSA must be filed between January 1 and March 2. For further information, see the EUREKA Financial Aid Guide or your school counselor and the financial aid office. Also, contact the financial aid office of the college you plan to attend.
Required Form(S)School form, FAFSA/SARFAF, FAFSA/SAR accepted
Financial Aid Application Deadline (Fall Term)Continuous processing until Mar 2Mar 2, priority deadline
School FAFSA Number001125007993
Financial Aid Office
* Contact PersonKaren Sanders, Director of Financial AidSteve Herndon, Director of Financial Aid
* Fax Number909 343-4518661 665-6800
* Email

Students Recieving Financial Aid
('Need' is defined for financial aid results from a formula based on a person's situation. The formula considers family and student income, family size, unusual expenses, and the school's costs.)
Undergraduates Need Met (Average)91%

Part-Time Jobs
Includes non work study job opportunities. See Financial Aid for work study information
Placement Assistance Available Through SchoolYesYes
Off-Campus Job OpportunitiesGoodGood
On-Campus JobsYesYes
* Average Earnings$900/yr.$2500/yr.
* Undergrads With Jobs18%9%

Services For All Students
Career CounselingYesYes
Personal CounselingMilitary, Veteran, Older students, Personal, Academic, Psychological, ReligiousMinority, Veteran, Older students, Birth control, Personal, Academic, Psychological, Religious
Graduate Placement AssistanceCo-op education, Internships, Career/job search classes, Interest inventory, On-campus job interview, Resume assistance, Alumni services, Interview training, career resource library.Co-op education, Internships, Career/job search classes, Interest inventory, On-campus job interview, Resume assistance, Alumni services, Interview training
Orientation For New StudentsIn August and January.In September.
Remedial Courses And Study SkillsReading, Writing, Math, Study SkillsReading, Writing, Math, Study Skills
Student Health ServiceYesYes
Veterans' ServicesYes
Other Student ServicesNonremedial tutoring, Placement, Health insuranceChild Care, Reentry

Services For Students With Disabilities
Services AvailableTalking booksNote taking, Tape recorders, Reader service, Interpreters for hearing impaired, Special housing, Adaptive equipment, Braille services, Talking books
Building Access100% accessibleYes

Services For Students With Learning Disabilities
Accepts Students Based On Hew DefinitionYesYes
Services OfferedSupport services availableProgram available
Program/Services AreMinimalFull
Program NameDisabled Services
Students In Program5263
Is There An Extra CostNoNo
Same Requirements As Other StudentsYesYes
Diagnostic TestRequiredRecommended
Essay RequiredYesNo
Essay May Be TypedYesNo
GED AcceptedYesYes
Untimed Tests AcceptedYesYes
Minimun GPA AcceptedC
TutoringYes, Individually and in small groupsYes, Individually and in small groups
Additional Time To Complete DegreeYes
Remedial CoursesMath, English, ReadingMath, English, Reading
Other ServicesNote-taking, Oral tests, Tape recorders, Learning center, Extra time for tests, computerized testing.Diagnostic testing service, Note-taking, Oral tests, Readers, Reading machines, Tape recorders, Untimed tests, Learning center, Other classes
Contact Person's

Intercollegiate Sports
(M-Men W-Women, $-Scholarships, I, II, III-Division)
BaseballM$, W$W$
BasketballM$, W$M$ II, W$ II
CheerleadingM$, W$
Cross-Country RunningM$, W$W$ II
DivingM$, W$M$ II, W$ II
GolfM II
SoccerM$, W$M$ II, W$ II
SoftballW$W$ II
SwimmingM, WM$, W$
TennisM$, W$W$ II
Track (Indoor)M$, W$
Track (Outdoor)M$, W$M$ II, W$ II
Track & Field (Indoor)M, W
Track & Field (Outdoor)M$ II, W$ II
VolleyballM, W$W$ II
Water PoloM, WW$ II
WrestlingM$ I

Student Activities
Student GovernmentYesYes
PublicationsStudent newspaper, YearbookStudent newspaper, Literary magazine
Performing ArtsYesYes
Radio StationNoNo
Fraternities3 on campus, 2% of male students join
Sororities4 on campus, 2% of female students join

Student Organizations
Religious OrganizationsCampus Ministry, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Ministerial Fellowship, numerous religious outreach groupsRoadrunner Christian Fellowship
Minority OrganizationsMulticultural clubAfro-American Student Union, Chinese Club, MEChA, Asian Club, LUPE/Black Males on Campus, Filipino Club
Other Student OrganizationsChapel and concert choirs, chamber singers, praise band, brass, voice, and women's music ensembles, drama group, debating, Young Democrats, Young Republicans, departmental, service, and special-interest groupsChoral groups, departmental and service groups

School's Uniqueness Statement
Reported by the school, EUREKA does not verify these statements.
StatementCalifornia Baptist University emphasizes a life of assisting others in service-oriented careers such as counseling and teaching, or fields such as business and psychology, all based on biblical principles. The University is diverse in its ethnicity, denominational affiliation, and the ages of its students, providing students with a global outlook in all areas of campus life. The challenging academic program and the opportunity for active participation in experiential learning provide for knowledge enhanced through personal experience.