- 4 Year
- LA MIRADA, CA
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Biola University is a nationally ranked Christian university in beautiful Southern California. Founded in 1908, Biola offers biblically centered education, intentional spiritual development and vocational preparation in a unique learning community where all faculty, staff and students are professing Christians.
Biola is consistently ranked among the nation’s foremost Christian universities by U.S. News & World Report. Biola’s nine schools offer more than 150 academic programs at the bachelor’s through doctoral levels, enrolling over 6,000 students in La Mirada, online, and in distance programs worldwide. Biola is home to the Torrey Honors College, a world leading, classically based honors program for students of any major, and the Stewart Honors program for STEM students.
Biola’s 95-acre campus is less than 25 miles from iconic Southern California locations. Biola’s athletic program competes in NCAA Division II. Over 97% of Biola students receive financial aid.
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Most Popular Majors
- Business137 Graduates
- Psychology107 Graduates
- Nursing59 Graduates
- Cinematography and Video Production56 Graduates
- Biblical Studies38 Graduates
- Public Relations36 Graduates
- Communications35 Graduates
- Sociology33 Graduates
- Religious Education32 Graduates
- Elementary Education31 Graduates
Nationally Leading Honors Education
The Torrey Honors College brings together curious, sharp thinkers from all majors and backgrounds to pursue goodness, truth, and beauty. Read and discuss culture-shaping texts in tightly-knit cohorts, exploring enduring questions together while guided by faculty mentors. It’s an innovative classical honors program with Christ at the center.
- Mix of Online and on Campus2%
- On Campus2%
- World Influencers and Thinkers for Christ29%
- Christ centered students28%
- Sheltered and Friendly3%
- Helping students to impact the world for the Lord45%
- Think Biblically about everything21%
- A place to grow spiritually14%
- Glory to God13%
- Home away from home2%