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California Baptist University Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$42,906 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$30,446 tuition
$8,630 on campus room & board
$1,710 books and supplies
$2,120 fees
(Based on stats from 2017/2018)

$42,906 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$30,446 tuition
$8,630 on campus room & board
$1,710 books and supplies
$2,120 fees
(Based on stats from 2017/2018)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$16,025 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
95% of students receive aid
46% get federal aid ($4,577 avg)
39% get state aid ($6,855 avg)
93% get institn'l aid ($16,025 avg)
76% get loans ($8,653 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 5.27% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 5.27% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $11,116 80%
Federal Grant Aid $4,577 46%
Pell Grants $4,298 46%
Other Federal Grants $939 15%
Institution Grant Aid $16,025 93%
State Grant Aid $6,855 39%
Student Loans $8,653 76%
Federal Loans $5,979 76%
Other Loans $16,694 12%

Merit Aid Available

Financial Aid Timeline
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College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Does California Baptist University offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
8432 Magnolia Ave
Riverside, CA 92504-3297
(951) 689-5771


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 5
  • Ashley from Hesperia, CA
  • Dec-20-2016 I am a current student here

    The environment is the best part of this school. This school is great and provides the best staff and food. Love it!

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  • 5
  • lulu
  • Jun-29-2016 I am a current student here

    i loved my freshman year experience! please try to live on campus at least just one semester. the freedom compared to living at home is exceptional. you get to live more on your own terms for a while.

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  • 5
  • TS of Northern CA
  • Feb-02-2016 I am a current student here

    Location, location, location - I love SoCal! The students I have met at CBU will be friends for life. CBU offers large university amenities with a smaller intimate college feeling - you will meet so many amazing people and have a great college experience at CBU.

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  • 4
  • Cheyenne from Norco, CA
  • Dec-02-2014 I am a current student here

    It is a private christian university and is more expensive than surrounding colleges. However, they are so helpful in making sure you receive every little bit of financial aid possible. They really want you to come and stay at CBU and will go the extra mile to help you get every extra dollar for tuition.

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