At a Glance

Overview
  • Founded
  • 1937
  • Tuition & Fees (In-State)
  • $50,022
  • Selectivity
  • More Selective
  • Academic Calendar
  • Semester
  • Public/Private
  • Private
  • Religious Affiliation
  • Church of Christ
Location and setting

Suburban

Malibu, CA

Deadlines

N/A

Regular App Deadline

N/A

Early App Deadline

January 5

Financial Aid Deadline

Admissions

Application Information
  • Acceptance rate
  • 37%
  • % Admitted who enroll
  • 7%
  • Application Fee
  • $65
Incoming freshman Class Rankings

95%

Top half of HS class

77%

Top quarter of HS class

39%

Top tenth of HS class
Incoming Freshman SAT Scores
  • Verbal
  • 550-650
  • Math
  • 560-680
  • Writing
  • N/A
Incoming Freshman ACT Scores
  • Composite
  • 26-31
  • English
  • 25-33
  • Math
  • 25-29
  • Writing
  • N/A
Admissions

More Selective

  • ACCEPTED
  • 36%
  • PERCENT ADMITTED WHO ENROLL
  • 7%
  • ENROLLMENT
  • 3,542

Costs & Aid

Cost: In-State

$50,022

Tuition and fees (in state)

$1,500

books and supplies

$14,330

room and board

$65,852

Total on campus
Cost: Out-of-State

$50,022

Tuition and fees (out of state)

$1,500

books and supplies

$14,330

room and board

$65,852

Total on campus
Actual Cost By Income Level (w/Financial Aid)
  • Family Income
  • Cost
  • $0-$30K
  • $21,314
  • $30-$48K
  • $28,238
  • $48-$75K
  • $31,258
  • $75-$110K
  • $33,144
  • $110 & UP
  • $42,892
Financial aid

84%

Receiving Financial Aid

20%

Receiving Federal Grants

44%

Receiving Federal Loans
FINANCIAL AID DEADLINE: January 5

Student Life

Student Body

3,542

Total undergrad enrollment

4,284

Total grad students

45%

Out-of-state

43%

In-state

12%

International
Students

  • 59%

    FEMALE

  • 41

    MALE
Organizations

64

Student Organizations

5

Fraternities

7

Sororities
Housing

Yes

On-Campus Housing

28%

% of Students living on campus
Student Diversity
  • % American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 0%
  • % Asian/Pacific Islander
  • 11%
  • % Black or African-American
  • 5%
  • % Hispanic/Latino
  • 14%
  • % White or Caucasian
  • 48%

Academics

Faculty & Classes

13:1

Student:Faculty Ratio

377

Total Faculty (Full-time)

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