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Biola University

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Be brilliant
for Christ.

Develop a bold faith for a bright future at Biola, one of the nation’s leading Christian universities. Choose from more than 300 academic programs from the undergraduate to doctoral levels — offered in Southern California and online — that will equip you for a thriving life and career.

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A Place to Belong and Become

Develop a brilliant mind and a resilient faith within Biola's vibrant all-Christian community of students and scholars. Through rigorous faith-integrated academics, life-changing spiritual development and robust career preparation, we'll help you become who you're called to be.

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Recognition and Rankings

A Premier Christian Education

Year after year, Biola is ranked nationally for its academic strength. Within U.S. News and World Report's prestigious national university category, Biola is the highest-ranking member school from the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities. Biola is also recognized for:

  • “Best Value Schools”

    U.S. News and World Report

  • “Best Undergraduate


    U.S. News and World Report

  • “#5 Best Online

    College in America”


  • “Best in the West”

    The Princeton Review

  • “Top Film Schools in

    North America”


  • “50 Best Colleges on the

    West Coast”


Scholarships & Affordability

Biola offers you up to $22,000 per year in academic scholarships - and that's just the start of your scholarship and grant opportunities. Each year, Biola awards more than $70 million in aid to students. Factor in discounted summer courses, accelerated programs and other cost-saving options, and there are many ways to make a premier education attainable for families from all backgrounds.

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Where Opportunities Abound

Surrounded by Southern California

There's no better place to be a college student than Southern California, one of the greatest destinations on earth. Biola's safe and inviting campus - located in the heart of this global economic and cultural hub - surrounds you with countless opportunities for internships, research and adventure.

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Learn about Biola's mission, vision, history, location, outcomes and leadership.


Explore the programs, schools, centers and faculty that make Biola distinct.


Find admission requirements and apply to become a Biola student.

Tuition & Financial Aid

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Student Life

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News & Events

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Non-Discrimination Policy

Biola University does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age in its policies, programs and activities. For more details, read Biola’s Non-Discrimination Policy.