Skip to main content

The Biola Experience

Your Journey Starts Here

Discover the value of a premier Christ-centered education at Biola University — where brilliant minds prepare for bright futures.

Why Choose Biola?


Receive a Premier Christian Education

Biola is consistently ranked as one of the nation’s best Christian universities — known for leading academic programs in business, film, science and more. As you pursue a top-tier education, you’ll also grow closer to God and develop a deeper faith through biblically integrated curriculum and spiritual formation.

Explore Academics


Join a Vibrant All-Christian Community

At Biola, your faith is built up — not undermined. Here, you’ll be welcomed into an all-Christian community of students and professors who share an understanding of what matters most. Whatever your background or interests, Biola’s vibrant, diverse community offers you a place to belong.

Explore Student Life


Be Equipped for a Thriving Career

Finding your dream job isn’t a do-it-yourself activity. Biola offers practical preparation and personal guidance to equip you for a thriving life and career. Our home in the heart of Southern California — a global economic and cultural hub — surrounds you with a wealth of professional opportunities.

Explore Our Career Center


Experience a Worthwhile Investment

College can be expensive, but Biola’s generous scholarships, accelerated program options, expert academic advisors and commitment to affordability can help you achieve your education on time and on budget — and launch you into a career that provides a strong return on your investment.

Explore Tuition & Aid

One of the greatest destinations on earth

Surrounded by Southern California

There’s no better place to be a college student. Biola’s safe and inviting campus on the border of Los Angeles and Orange counties surrounds you with SoCal’s rich culture, excitement and professional opportunities.

Explore Our Region

Southern California

More Affordable Than You Think

Our expert financial aid team helps Biola work for families from all backgrounds. Right now, all in-person freshmen and transfer students receive our largest scholarships ever — up to $23,000 per year (and at least $14,000 per year) in academic scholarships from Biola. And that’s just the start of your financial aid opportunities.

Explore Financial Aid

Facts & Figures


academic programs

from the undergraduate to doctoral levels


student-to-faculty ratio


professing Christians

of faculty, staff and students


receive financial aid

of in-person undergraduate students


gain work experience

of undergraduates prior to graduation



across all levels


states represented

in Biola’s student body


countries represented

in Biola’s student body

Campus is Only a Click Away


Southern California and Online

Students sitting in a campus dorm room

Live on Campus

Biola’s residence halls are some of the safest, cleanest and highest-quality in the country. But don’t take our word for it: In the 2024 Niche Best Colleges list of the “Best College Dorms in America,” Biola ranks 43rd overall — out of almost 1,400 universities!

Students walking on Biola's campus

Live at Home

Over 38% of Biola undergraduates live off campus, an option to save money and enjoy a closer connection with family. Thanks to our many clubs, events and Commuter Life activities, you have plenty of ways to get plugged in and make the most of your college experience.

Student working on laptop

Learn Online

If you’re looking for a fully online program, Biola’s online bachelor’s programs offer you a flexible education at a special low tuition rate — while also allowing you to learn online from the same professors who teach in Biola’s on-campus programs.

Take the First Step!

Ready to learn more about Biola’s academic programs, Christian community, financial aid opportunities and application process? Our friendly counselors are here to guide you every step of the way.