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Reviews 1741 total reviews with an average rating of 3.9

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College Freshman

Off-Campus Housing: I have never looked at the off campus housing options

3 College Freshman

Off-Campus Dining: I rarely go off campus to eat, but when I do, I'm satisfied

3 College Freshman

Administration: Administration is pretty strict. There is a long line of authority, so the strictness depends on who is working or who enforces what rules.

3 College Freshman

Scholarships: The people in the financial aid office at Biola are awesome. they really want to help and keep everyone at Biola that they possibly can. I appreciate all of their help.

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1 College Freshman

Party Scene: There is a very small party scene at Biola, but that is a large reason a lot of people go to Biola in the first place. It is known for not being party school.

3 College Freshman

Campus Food: Biola dining is okay. It would be nice to have other foods, such as chick-fil-a or starbucks on campus

4 College Freshman

Campus Housing: Biola housing is fantastic, the community is awesome. Although the rules for open hours can be a nuisance, the reason for them is good.

5 College Student

Off-Campus Housing: I"ve never lived off campus, but my friends have no problems with it

4 College Student

Off-Campus Dining: I'm assuming it is great, from the places I have visitied

5 College Student

Administration: Very strict, because of our mission statement. However, a majority of the students at Biola will respect the strictness because it's what shapes us into who we are

3 College Student

Scholarships: I believe that my school is helping me receive as much financial aid as I can, although the process can be overwhelming at times.

5 College Student

Party Scene: Biola University is not a party school. We find better ways to have fun other than the typical drinking and hooking up parties. The fun that we have brings us together as a community rather than risking our lives to drugs and alcohol

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5 College Student

Campus Food: I have not started college at Biola University yet, but when I went on my visit all the food was amazing. There was a healthy variety of different types of foods, and everything was very satisfying

5 College Student

Campus Housing: Everything that you ever need, you have access to. It's comfy, the social atmosphere is great, and we also have a lot of fun

5 College Freshman

Greek Life: We all treat eachother equally

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3 College Freshman

Athletics: The athletics are important but not as much as other schools

4 College Freshman

Off-Campus Housing: The off campus houses are well taken care of

4 College Freshman

Off-Campus Dining: There are a lot of things that you can eat

5 College Freshman

Administration: There are a lot of rules but its to make us more christlike

3 College Freshman

Scholarships: I wish that they would give me more money

College Freshman

Party Scene: We do not have any parties on campus

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5 College Freshman

Campus Food: The food is delectable and its the best!

5 College Freshman

Campus Housing: My two roommates have made living at Biola the best

4 College Senior

Off-Campus Housing: Living off campus is definitely cheaper than living on campus. Parking is a pain in the neighborhoods right by campus because they are permit only, so that can get tricky depending on how many of your housemates have cars or when friends come over. But overall, off campus housing is great.

4 College Senior

Off-Campus Dining: Just about anything you want can probably be found within a 30 minute commute. La Mirada is very close to multiple cities that have a lot to offer food wise.

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Rose of Sharon Chapel
Rose of Sharon Chapel
Rose of Sharon Chapel Rose of Sharon Chapel This is a small prayer chapel where students can go any time, 24/7, for prayer.
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Biola boasts an amazing Christian fellowship that's focused on delivering the Gospel, not only to its students, but to the world surrounding it. In taking classes and attending lectures, students feel much more apt to take on the world, not only with renewed and strengthened faith, but also with a professional education.

Biola can be an adjustment. But once you get involved with on-campus jobs and school events, it becomes much easier. After spending time with the students and faculty, you'll come to realize that you'll never find a school quite like this. But it takes a little bit of work at first. Biola's teaching is amazing, and the community is unparalleled. Nowhere else on Earth can students strike up random conversations with anyone and be able to "Facebook-friend" them and ask them to coffee the very next day. If you value your education and want to surround yourself with God-fearing students serving each other and the Lord, then Biola is the place for you!

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