Biola University

13800 Biola Ave La Mirada, California 90639-0001
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College History

Lyman Stewart, co-owner of the Union Oil Company of California, founded Biola University in 1908 as the Bible Institute Of Los Angeles. Biola is classified as a private, Christian liberal arts university. Biola University's main campus in La Miranda, California is home to over 6,000 students perusing undergraduate and graduate degrees. Biola maintains satellite campuses in other parts of southern California including Chino Hills, Inglewood, San Diego, and Laguna Hills.

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Student Life

Total Enrollment: 6,087

Institution Size: 5,000 - 9,999

Campus Setting: Suburban Suburban

Religious Affiliation: Undenominational

Highest Degree Offered: Doctoral and first-professional

School Calendar Type: Four-one-four Plan


Admissions Information

Total Undergrad Enrollment: 4,092

Total Grad Enrollment: 1,995

Admissions Requirements:
High School GPA
Test Scores

Accepted Credit:
Life Experience
Advanced Placement


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Source: U.S. Department of Education 2010/11

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