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Biola University
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  • 4 Year
  • LA MIRADA, CA

Biola University Campus Life

Housing

Dorms
grade A+
Based on housing cost, capacity, student reviews and additional factors.
On-Campus Housing Available
Yes
Freshmen Required to Live on Campus
No
Freshmen Live On-Campus
73%
Undergrads in College Housing
65%
Average Housing Cost
$6,400 / year
Poll
79%
of students say overall dorm quality is great. 387 responses
Poll
85%
of students say the dorms' social atmosphere is great. 209 responses

Food

Campus Food
grade B
Based on meal plan cost and student reviews on the food.
Meal Plan Available
Yes
Average Meal Plan Cost
$5,214 / year
Poll
What are the best food options on campus?
Based on 230 responses
  • Eagles Nest
    27%
  • Cafe
    24%
  • Common Grounds
    17%
  • Heritage Cafe
    12%
  • The Soaring Eagle
    9%
  • Talon
    8%
  • Blackstone Caf
    3%
76%
of students highly rate the dining facilities. 152 responses

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Campus Quality

Campus
grade A
Based on quality of housing, food services, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Life
grade A minus
Based on campus diversity, social scene, student reviews, and additional factors.
Poll
What is your overall opinion of your school and the campus community?
Based on 120 responses
  • I love everything about my school and have a lot of campus pride.
    57%
  • I like mostly everything about my school, but there are some things I wish were different.
    36%
  • The school community is okay-we're all just here for an education, nothing more.
    7%
  • I hate my school and have no school spirit.
    1%

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Safety

Safety
grade A minus
Based on crimes on campus, local area crime rates, and student reviews.
Poll
97%
of students say they feel extremely safe and secure on campus. 136 responses
Poll
How does peer pressure affect students' use of drugs and alcohol?
Based on 102 responses
  • You can have a great social life without drugs or alcohol.
    98%
  • Most people partake in some form, but no one treats you differently if you don't.
    2%
Poll
How visible are the campus police on campus?
Based on 111 responses
  • Extremely present and willing to assist students.
    63%
  • There if you need them but not overbearing.
    36%
  • Not very visible.
    1%

Sports

Poll
How popular are varsity sports on campus?
Based on 213 responses
  • Almost everything on campus revolves around them.
    1%
  • Varsity sports are a big part of campus life.
    28%
  • Varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.
    66%
  • No one pays attention to varsity sports.
    5%
Men's Varsity Sports
All Track Combined, Baseball, Basketball, Golf, Soccer, Swimming and Diving, Tennis, Track and Field: Outdoor, Track and Field: X-Country, WaterPolo
Women's Varsity Sports
All Track Combined, Basketball, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Swimming and Diving, Tennis, Track and Field: Outdoor, Track and Field: X-Country, Volleyball, WaterPolo

Clubs & Activities

Clubs Offered
Campus Ministries, Dance, Drama/Theater, International Student Organizations, Literary Magazine, Newspaper, Radio Station, Student Government, Yearbook
Music
Choral Groups, Concert Band, Jazz Band, Music Ensembles
Poll
What are your favorite campus events or traditions?
Based on 164 responses
  • Missions Conference
    20%
  • Mock Rock
    15%
  • Punk N Pie
    11%
  • Dodgeball Tournament
    10%
  • Midnight Madness
    10%
  • Torrey Conference
    10%
  • Nation Ball
    9%

Scholarship

Party Scene

Party Scene
grade D+
Based on access to bars and student reviews on the party scene.
Poll
What is the party scene like on campus?
Based on 149 responses
  • Lots of options Wednesday-Saturday.
    3%
  • Some decent frat/house parties, weekends only.
    3%
  • Good parties are few and far between.
    13%
  • Parties? What parties?
    81%
Poll
What is the biggest social event of the year?
Based on 81 responses
  • Mock Rock
    64%
  • Nationball
    28%
  • Halloween
    2%
  • We don't party
    2%
  • Graduation
    1%
  • Stall Out Ultimate Frisbee Tournament
    1%

Greek Life

Men in Fraternities
0%
Women in Sororities
0%
91%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 164 responses

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