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La Sierra University


LA SIERRA UNIVERSITY, “Where Academic Investigation, Christian Faith and Service to Others Unite,” is widely recognized as an exceptional academic institution providing hands-on learning experiences in a safe, nurturing atmosphere.

Affiliated with the Seventh-day Adventist Church, La Sierra is acclaimed for its academic quality, opportunities for research at both the undergraduate and graduate level, community service­ emphasis, and demographically diverse student body. Students thrive in the small, professor-taught classes where academic topics are investigated and Christian faith is a cornerstone of education.

School Information

4500 Riverwalk Parkway
Riverside, California 92515-8247
P: (951) 785-2000
F: (951) 785-2418
Calendar: Quarter
Locale: City: Large
Open Admissions: Yes
Sector: Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Carnegie Basic: Master's Colleges and Universities (smaller programs)
Religious Affiliation: Seventh Day Adventists
Accrediting Agency: Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities
Common name(s): La Sierra University

Students & Faculty

Students
  • 2,824Total Students
  • 1,239Male Students
  • 1,585Female Students
  • 546Total Intl Students
  • 264Intl Male Students
  • 282Intl Female Students
Faculty
  • 282Total Faculty
  • 168Male Faculty
  • 114Female Faculty
  • 20:1Student/Fac Ratio
*All data is provided by the school or compiled from IPEDS as of May 2013

Tuition Information

$ 29,341

Out of State Tuition

$ 1,746

Books & Supplies

$ 7,800

Room & Board

$ 3,081

Other Expenses

$ 41,968

Total

Admissions

2,662
total applicants

47%
admitted (1239)

16%
enrolled (437)


SAT Scores:
25th-75th percentile
410-520
Math
410-520
Reading
420-540
Writing
ACT Scores:
25th-75th percentile
16-20
Composite
15-22
Math
16-23
English

Note: 25th-75th percentile ranges show the range of scores achieved by the middle 50% of students who were admitted to the school.


Other Requirements:
TOEFL?
Required
Admissions Test Scores?
Required
Other Test?
Neither required nor recommended
College Prep?
Required
Recommendations?
Neither required nor recommended

Degrees & Programs

Accounting
Art/Art Studies, General
Biochemistry
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Biometry/Biometrics
Biophysics
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemistry, General
Computer Science
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
Curriculum and Instruction
Divinity/Ministry
Economics, General
Education, General
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
English Language and Literature, General
English Language and Literature/Letters, Other
Finance, General
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Graphic Design
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, Other
History, General
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
Information Technology Project Management
International/Global Studies
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics, General
Music Performance, General
Music Teacher Education
Music Technology
Music, General
Pastoral Studies/Counseling
Physiological Psychology/Psychobiology
Political Science and Government, General
Pre-Dentistry Studies
Psychology, General
Religion/Religious Studies
Social Sciences, General
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Theology/Theological Studies
Writing, General

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