Study at Biola UniversityBiola University is a private, co-educational, Evangelical Christian university located in La Mirada, California, United States of America. It is noted for its conservative theology. It was established on February 25, 1908 as Bible Institute of Los Angeles by Lyman Stewart, co-owner of the Union Oil Company of California and T. C. Horton, a well-known minister and Christian author. It was renamed as Biola College in 1949. On July 1, 1981, Biola COllege was raised to University status and was finally named Biola University. The schools under Biola University are as follows:
Biola's sports teams are known as the Eagles. Biola fields men's teams in baseball, basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, swimming, tennis and track and field. Women participate in basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, softball, swimming, tennis, track and field and volleyball.
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Profile of Biola UniversityBiola is in a large suburb, in La Mirada, California. The school has a Undenominational religious affiliation. Biola is classified as a private, not-for-profit college. Students at the school earn degrees up to the Doctoral degree.
The most common major fields study at Biola include media.
The school does not admit all applicants. The middle range of verbal SAT scores in 2007 was 500 to 630 for students at Biola. While math SAT scores among applicants varied, those accepted commonly had scores between 490 and 610. The school attracts a fair number of students from out of state.
Some professors at Biola are awarded tenure, allowing the school to retain good faculty members.
The school, in 2007, had 5, 830 students (4, 907 full-time equivalent).
Dorm living is common. The school makes available student meal plans. Athletic teams at Biola belong to the Golden State Athletic Conference for major sports.
Biola Programs and Degrees
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|General Category||Degrees||Most Common Majors |
|Religion and Philosophy||395||missionary studies, philosophy and religious studies, bible studies, religious education, ministry, theology and religious vocations, theology, philosophy, . . . |
|Business and Management||187||business management, business|
|Education and Teaching||131||education, elementary school teaching, physical education teaching|
|Therapy and Counselling||125||psychology, clinical psychology, communication disorders|
|Liberal Arts||112||English, sociology, social studies, humanities, anthropology, history, Spanish language|
|Media||99||radio and television, communication studies, journalism|
|Science||32||biology, biochemistry, physical sciences|
|Nursing and Emergency Medicine||31||registered nursing|
|Music||14||various music studies|
|Fine Arts||13||fine arts, fine arts studies|
|Computer Science and Engineering||7||computer and info science|
|Drama and Performing Arts||0||drama|
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La Mirada, California 90639-0001
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