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Reviews 1966 total reviews with an average rating of 3.9

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4 College Freshman

Campus Quality: Biola is very unique where it's a christian based learning and I think that also translates into what we do socially.

3 College Freshman

Off-Campus Dining: There aren't very many dinning options off campus unless you have a car and can drive to fullerton

4 College Freshman

Campus Food: Campus dining is wonderful, the only thing is I wish the hours in the cafe would be longer on weekends and Fridays. I know the campus is dead those days, but it is a little disheartening for the none local students who do stay

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4 College Freshman

Health & Safety: I always feel safe on campus, I have called the campus safety a few times as an RA and have always been met with professional service.

4 College Freshman

Majors: Once in the Nursing program I hear its great and you get a lot of hands on experience. As a Pre-Nursing Program, I didn't enjoy the professional nursing class or Organic Chemistry for I didn't see how it would apply in my future career.

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5 College Freshman

Majors: Nursing is a wonderful profession, the only thing is that since its such a heavy major it doesn't give you opportunity to expand you learning in other areas by taking other minor outside of Biblical Studies

4 College Freshman

Parking: With the building of the new parking structure behind Alpha I'm sure the crazyness of parking will go down and there will be more spots available!

5 College Freshman

Drug Safety: With the strict contract policy, Biola is a very safe and fun school.

5 College Freshman

Overall Experience: I LOVE BIOLA! I have learned so much about myself and how to be a good student and have grown closer to God through this entire transition into adulthood with Biola.

5 College Freshman

Campus Housing: I love the campus environment, the campus is busy during the school days and quite on the weekends so you can get your work done. I just wish there was more to do on the weekends for the none local students.

4 College Freshman

Technology: The tech team is very helpful with fixing computers and the printing in the library is excellent.

3 College Freshman

Transportation: The shuttle drivers are great, the only difficulty is the schedule, it you want to eat dinner in Brea you have to leave around 3 making it almost a half day event, just for dinner.

3 College Freshman

Diversity: Since the campus is dominantly white, I can see it's hard for minority students to feel accepted. I truly believe if the tuition was lowered that there would be more diversity on campus.

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3 College Freshman

Academics: As a Sophomore Pre Nursing student, its hard knowing that there are only 40 spots available, I would much rather have the application in the program from the very beginning rather then mid sophomore year, it feels displaced.

4 College Freshman

Academics: I love the integration of faith and learning only offered at Biola. The only recommendation would also have the Bible classes be as small as my specific major classes.

3 College Senior

Diversity: It's a conservative Christian school... so, mostly conservative Christian students. You'll find a few liberals and a few non-Christians, and everyone is pretty welcoming of differing political views. There is a decent amount of ethnic diversity on campus.

4 College Senior

Campus Quality: Weekends can get pretty dead around Biola. Weekdays are very lively; people play intramurals and hang out all over campus. There is not much to do immediately off campus, but the beach, LA, and Irvine are all 30 min away.

5 College Senior

Campus Quality: The Bible classes and professors at Biola really set Biola apart from other schools. Additionally, most classes will integrate the Bible into whatever subject you are learning. It's really amazing to be able to walk around campus and see people praying. Additionally, there are conferences each semester where speakers come from all over the world.

3 College Senior

Transportation: The Biola shuttle was recently implemented and runs from campus to the grocery store and movie theater and back, which adds to the off campus life. Other than that, you don't need transportation once on campus because campus is pretty small.

4 College Senior

Athletics: Basketball, Volleyball, Track and Soccer are big at Biola. There is no football team. Intramurals are huge at Biola, and a great thing to get involved in!

3 College Senior

Off-Campus Housing: Depends on your landlord. There is a company that leases houses to students, and this company rips students off. However, renting directly from a landlord has been a much better experience, and my house is a 5 min drive from campus.

5 College Senior

Overall Experience: Biola is such an amazing experience if you are looking for a Christian college. You can walk around campus at almost any point in the day and see people praying or worshipping together. I have learned so much from the Bible classes, and love the fact that all of my classes integrate the subject with the Bible. Not much to do immediately around campus, but LA, Irivne, and the beach are each about 30 minutes away!

5 College Senior

Academics: I love the Science department at my school. It's very small and we really get to know everyone, including the professors. The profs are more than willing to help with any questions you have.

4 College Senior

Academics: Professors are very interested in students' learning and are usually more than willing to help. Classes are small.

1 College Senior

Greek Life: There is no greek life available at Biola.

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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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