La Sierra University Rankings

By | April 19, 2020

Located in Riverside, CA, La Sierra University is one of the best universities in the state of California. On this page, you will find in-depth rankings for La Sierra University in the following areas: graduation rates, teaching  resources, financing opportunities, and alumni donations. Latest acceptance rate is also given to show how competitive is La Sierra University.

4500 Riverwalk Parkway Riverside, CA 92515
Phone: (951) 785-2176
Web site:

Rankings: La Sierra University

Rankings, Ratings, and Admissions Statistics
Peer college rating (out of 5) 2.3
Graduation and retention ranking: 99
Average freshman retention rate: 63.0%
6-year graduation rate: 33.0%
Predicted graduation rate: N/A
Overperformance(+)/Underperformance(-): N/A
Faculty resources ranking: 21
Classes with under 20 students (2020): 67.4%
Classes with 50 or more students (2020): 3.4%
Student faculty ratio (2020): 13:1
Percent of faculty who are full-time (2020) 76.0%
Student selectivity ranking: 53
SAT/ACT 25th-75th percentile (2020) 860-1110
2020 Freshmen in top 10 percent of high school class: 17%
Freshmen in top 25 percent of high school class (2020): 46%
Fall 2020 Acceptance rate: 55.2%
Financial resources rank: 20
Alumni giving rank: 61
Average alumni giving rate (2020): 5.0%

La Sierra University History

Essential Facts: La Sierra University

  • The La Sierra University ENACTUS team has been selected as national champion seven times, and international world cup champion six times. La Sierra University is at its core a faith community.
  • La Sierra University, an institution nationally acclaimed for its diverse campus and its service to others, offers a transformational experience that lasts a lifetime.
  • Tuition for La Sierra University is $32,580 for the 2019/2020 academic year. This is 12% more expensive than the national average private non-profit four year college tuition of $29,191.

Rules and regulations Sports Activities 

General Information  
Percent of undergraduate students who live in college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing: 40%
Percent of undergraduates who are members of a fraternity: 0%
Percent of student body who are members of a sorority: 0%
Average percentage of students on campus during weekends: N/A
Are all students permitted to have cars on campus? Yes
Percent of students who have cars on campus: N/A
Is alcohol permitted on campus for students of legal age? No
Additional policies and regulations: class attendance mandatory, honor code, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited
Collegiate athletic association: NCAA III
Men’s scholarship sports: N/A
Women’s scholarship sports: N/A
Student activities: campus ministries, choral groups, concert band, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, music ensembles, student government, student newspaper, symphony orchestra, yearbook