At a Glance

Overview
  • Founded
  • 1920
  • Tuition & Fees (In-State)
  • $31,430
  • Selectivity
  • Selective
  • Academic Calendar
  • Semester
  • Public/Private
  • Private
  • Religious Affiliation
  • Assemblies of God
Location and setting

Urban

Costa Mesa, CA

Deadlines

N/A

Regular App Deadline

N/A

Early App Deadline

March 2

Financial Aid Deadline

Admissions

Application Information
  • Acceptance rate
  • 70%
  • % Admitted who enroll
  • 29%
  • Application Fee
  • $45
Incoming freshman Class Rankings

78%

Top half of HS class

29%

Top quarter of HS class

22%

Top tenth of HS class
Incoming Freshman SAT Scores
  • Verbal
  • 420-530
  • Math
  • 410-500
  • Writing
  • N/A
Incoming Freshman ACT Scores
  • Composite
  • 17-24
  • English
  • N/A
  • Math
  • N/A
  • Writing
  • N/A
Admissions

Selective

  • ACCEPTED
  • 70%
  • PERCENT ADMITTED WHO ENROLL
  • 29%
  • ENROLLMENT
  • 1,791

Costs & Aid

Cost: In-State

$31,430

Tuition and fees (in state)

$1,400

books and supplies

$9,310

room and board

$42,140

Total on campus
Cost: Out-of-State

$31,430

Tuition and fees (out of state)

$1,400

books and supplies

$9,310

room and board

$42,140

Total on campus
Actual Cost By Income Level (w/Financial Aid)
  • Family Income
  • Cost
  • $0-$30K
  • $19,452
  • $30-$48K
  • $24,876
  • $48-$75K
  • $29,677
  • $75-$110K
  • $33,013
  • $110 & UP
  • $34,929
Financial aid

99%

Receiving Financial Aid

60%

Receiving Federal Grants

94%

Receiving Federal Loans
FINANCIAL AID DEADLINE: March 2

Student Life

Student Body

1,791

Total undergrad enrollment

313

Total grad students

14%

Out-of-state

86%

In-state

0%

International
Students

  • 66%

    FEMALE

  • 34

    MALE
Organizations

10

Student Organizations

0

Fraternities

0

Sororities
Housing

Yes

On-Campus Housing

44%

% of Students living on campus
Student Diversity
  • % American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 0%
  • % Asian/Pacific Islander
  • 4%
  • % Black or African-American
  • 6%
  • % Hispanic/Latino
  • 37%
  • % White or Caucasian
  • 44%

Academics

Faculty & Classes

13:1

Student:Faculty Ratio

80

Total Faculty (Full-time)

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