Graduate Program Application Requirements
Application for the desired graduate program - Graduate Program Application
Application Fee*: Non-refundable $45 application-processing fee.
Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution or the evaluated equivalency.
Transcripts: Official sealed transcripts, graduation and/or completion/diploma certificates from all colleges and universities attended.
Recommendations: Completed on Graduate Recommendation Form. Recommendations from family members or friends are not acceptable.
Essay/Personal Statement: Students must submit an essay that includes the criteria set forth in the program's essay prompt. Please refer to the individual program admissions requirements page.
English Language Proficiency: An applicant whose first language is not English and/or does not have a degree from an institution where English is the primary language of instruction is required to demonstrate English language proficiency by submitting a minimum score of 80 IBT on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or 6.5 on the International English Language Testing System (IELTS).
Interview: Successful interview(s) with the Director of the Graduate Program.
Additional requirements for some programs include, but are not limited to, items such as the following:
Prerequisite courses: Most programs require completion of prerequisite coursework. Please refer to the individual program's admission web page for more information (links below).
Resume: Required for MBA, Athletic Training, Kinesiology, Leadership and Organizational Studies, Leadership and Adult Learning, and Science Education
Official test scores: GRE, GMAT, or TEAS (type of test and minimum score vary by program)
Research Writing Sample: Required for MA in English
*$45 application fee is waived for current and former CBU students (excluding NursingCAS applications).
Submit all items by fax, email or mail to:
California Baptist University
8432 Magnolia Ave
Riverside, CA 92504
Please refer to the individual program admission requirement page for more information. Links to these pages are below.