La Sierra UniversitySchool Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Riverside, CA

$33,570

Avg tuition

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About La Sierra University

School Type: Private

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: Christian, Seventh Day Adventist  While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

La Sierra University is a small private university located on an urban campus in Riverside, California. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,159, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 55%. The university offers 62 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 47%, and a student-faculty ratio of 13:1. Tuition and fees for students are $33,570.

Admissions Breakdown

This school has a high acceptance rate.

This school accepts students at a higher rate than other schools. High acceptance schools welcome 51-100% of all applicants.

Acceptance Rate Insight

55% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 910-1150

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 16-24

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of fewer than 5,000 students.

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2k

Students Enrolled

0%

Online Student Enrollment

13:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program.

Demographics

Hispanic

45%

White

15%

Asian

15%

Non-U.S. Citizen

12%

Black

8%

Two or more races

3%

American Indian/Alaska Native

1%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

1%

Unknown

0%

Female student population

60%

Socio-economic diversity

53% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Financial Breakdown

On average, students at this school receive more financial aid than students at other schools.

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Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

53%

State Grant Aid

50%

Institution Grant Aid

99%

Pell Grant

53%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $5,717
State Grant Aid $6,937
Institution Grant Aid $14,811
Pell Grant Aid $5,002

Financial Outlook

$44k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

$27k

Average student debt after graduation

Resource

Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.