California Baptist University Transfers: 2020 Requirements, Dates, GPAs & More

This is the complete guide for transferring to CBU. We suggest you read until the end - you can also use the below calculator to estimate your likelihood of being able to transfer to CBU.

What are your chances at CBU?

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    This free college chances tool calculates your acceptance chances at CBU or any other U.S. college

    Please note all chances are estimates based on test score and GPA averages.

    *or select a school above for a specific calculation

    Need chances at another college?

    I get it - transferring colleges can be confusing, time-consuming and overwhelming. You are not alone. In fact, more than 700,000 students transfer colleges every year.

    At CBU, 45.0% of the entire student body are transfer students, so you won’t be alone.

    To read about regular admission requirements for California Baptist University, click here

    What are the transfer requirements for CBU?

    CBU requires a number of completed documents for consideration. The table below summarizes the most important pieces of information:

    Admission Item Required?
    High School Transcript Recommended of Some
    College Transcript Required of All
    Essay or Personal Statement Required of All
    Interview Not Required
    Standardized Test Scores Recommended of Some
    Statement of Good Standing from Prior Institution Required of All

    In addition to the above requirements, CBU also requires a minimum number of credits completed to apply to be a transfer student.

    CBU requires a minimum of 24 credits.

    What are California Baptist University’s Transfer Deadlines?

    Many universities accept transfer applications during each semester. For this reason, we break down CBU transfer deadline by fall, winter, spring and summer.

    Closing Date Reported Deadline
    Fall Transfer Deadline rolling
    Winter Transfer Deadline
    Spring Transfer Deadline rolling
    Summer Transfer Deadline rolling

    Waiting until the last minute to finalize your application could result in a silly mistake.

    We recommend you complete your application at least 1 week before the required deadline.

    In fact, take a full 2 day break from looking at anything related to your application and then come back to look for errors. I bet you’ll find a few 😉

    When are decision dates for California Baptist University transfer applicants?

    If you applied to transfer to CBU on or before the reported deadlines then you should have your decision date by the notification dates in the below table.

    Deadline Notification Dates
    Fall Transfer Deadline rolling
    Winter Transfer Deadline
    Spring Transfer Deadline rolling
    Summer Transfer Deadline rolling

    Note this data is current as of 2019 and to the best of our knowledge this hasn’t changed.

    What is California Baptist University’s transfer acceptance rate?

    In 2019, CBU received 2349 transfer applicants.

    The school accepted 1612 students. Therefore, the transfer acceptance rate for CBU is 68.62%.

    This indicates how hard it is to transfer into CBU. You can use the free calculator below to predict your chances of getting accepted.

    What are your chances at CBU?

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    Please note all chances are estimates based on test score and GPA averages.

    *or select a school above for a specific calculation

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    Additionally, of the 1612 accepted transfer students, 1004 students enrolled - that means the yield was 62.28%.

    CBU accepts 69 out of every 100 transfer applicants.

    How can you afford CBU

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    What are the California Baptist University transfer GPA requirements?

    CBU requires a minimum college GPA of 2.5 - this is on a 4.33 point scale.

    In addition, CBU requires a minimum high school GPA of 2.5.

    Will you enjoy transferring to CBU?

    There are a lot of reasons to transfer to CBU. Maybe your plan has always been to attend community college, and then move to a four year college to save money while completing your degree.

    Maybe you had a bad experience at your first school - don’t worry this is more common than you think.

    Or perhaps you’re drawn to Riverside...

    Regardless of your reason for transferring, you’re already enrolled at another college or university so you know that the most important element in your college experience is the people and community

    Finding success at CBU is dependent on feeling comfortable - will you be able to find a place to find home and grow?

    These are the questions that numbers and data cannot answer, but CampusReel can.

    If you’re considering transferring to CBU then I highly recommend that you watch the school’s videos on CampusReel. These are real students with real stories.

    Final Verdict: How to transfer into CBU

    Let’s wrap up everything we’ve learned. If you still have questions about transferring, check out the CBU website for more info.
    CBU accepts 68.62% transfer applicants, which is competitive.

    To have a shot at transferring into CBU, you should have a current GPA of at least 3.59 - ideally you’re GPA will be around 3.73. In addition, you will need to submit standardized test scores.

    The below tables show the SAT and ACT breakdown of CBU students.

    25th Percentile 75th Percentile Average
    SAT Math 420 550 485
    SAT Reading 430 550 490
    2018 Total SAT Score 850 1100 975
    25th Percentile 75th Percentile Average
    ACT Math 17 25 21
    ACT Reading 18 24 21
    2018 Total ACT Score 35 49 42

    California Baptist University’s average SAT score is 975. To be a competitive applicant for California Baptist University your SAT score should come close to the average - for the ACT you should be aiming for the equivalent.

    What are your chances at CBU?

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    This free college chances tool calculates your acceptance chances at CBU or any other U.S. college

    Please note all chances are estimates based on test score and GPA averages.

    *or select a school above for a specific calculation

    Need chances at another college?

    If you’re considering transferring to CBU, you may also want to consider the schools:

    Transfering to University of Alaska Fairbanks
    Transfering to California State University-Bakersfield
    Transfering to California State University-Stanislaus
    Transfering to Humboldt State University
    Transfering to University of San Diego