Total Enrollment 1,857
Student-to-Faculty Ratio 13 : 1

La Sierra University
4500 Riverwalk Parkway, Riverside, California 92515-8247
(951) 785-2000

As members of the diverse La Sierra Community, we are committed to inquiry, learning, and service. Our community is rooted in the Christian gospel and Seventh-day Adventist values and ideals. Our Mission Is: TO SEEK truth, enlarging human understanding through scholarship; TO KNOW God, ourselves, and the world through reflection, instruction, and mentoring; TO SERVE others, contributing to the good of our local and global communities. We pursue this mission with excellence, integrity, compassion, and mutual respect.

Information based on 2010 data from the U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics.

General Information
Institution Type 4-year, Private not-for-profit
Special Learning Opportunities Teacher certification
Distance learning opportunities
Study abroad
Student Services Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
Credit Accepted Dual credit
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Religious Affiliation Seventh Day Adventists
Federal Aid Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Degrees/Certificates Offered One but less than two years certificate
Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship
Campus Setting City: Large
Disability Services Student 3% or less
Yearly Application Deadline Summer Quarter All applications May 1 Fall Quarter New Freshman applications Transfer applications Graduate applications February 1 July 1 July 1 Winter Quarter All applications November 15 Spring Quarter All applications March 1
Admissions Office Phone 1-800-874-5587 or 951-785-2006
Admissions Office Email [email protected]
Admissions Office Address Postal Mail Address: Office of Admissions & Records La Sierra University 4500 Riverwalk Parkway Riverside, CA 92515
Admissions Transfer URL
Admissions Website (find financial aid info here)
Application Fee $30

In order to be accepted to La Sierra University, you should have:

  • A High School GPA
  • A High School Record
  • Completed a college prep course
  • SAT and ACT test scores
Test Scores
SAT Reading (25th Percentile) 420
SAT Reading (75th Percentile) 560
SAT Math (25th Percentile) 410
SAT Math (75th Percentile) 560
ACT Composite (25th Percentile) 17
ACT Composite (75th Percentile) 22
ACT English (25th Percentile) 16
ACT English (75th Percentile) 23
ACT Math (25th Percentile) 16
ACT Math (75th Percentile) 23
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