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5 College Sophomore

Campus Food: The food at CBU is AMAZING. It changes from day to day so we are not stuck with the same things day after day. In addition they are willing and helpful in trying to accommodate different eating habits and needs. Food is one of the top five reasons people should come to CBU. It's worth it.

4 College Sophomore

Local Area: Riverside is a city but it is very college oriented with five schools in the city, there is a lot for a college student to do. It is also within an hour of the beach, Disneyland, LA, the mountains, and so many other attractions. There is so much to do and a lot of shopping and outdoor opportunities.

5 College Sophomore

Majors: The music department at CBU is AMAZING. There are so many different performance opportunities and groups no matter the skill level. In addition the music building is relatively new and is top of the line. The faculty and staff are awesome and truly care about helping students succeed and getting to know them on a personal level.

4 College Sophomore

Majors: Admission at CBU is pretty straightforward. They are very quick in processing applications and acceptance is on a rolling basis so you don't have to sit around and wait. The only thing students have to do other than give the school all of your basic information is write and essay about why you think CBU will be a good fit for you. Very simple and friendly admissions process.

5 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: Public Safety is everywhere on campus. They are super easy to find if you need help and there are emergency phones all over campus to call them.

5 College Sophomore

Campus Housing: Housing at CBU is neat, easy to get into, and really comfortable. Students are well accommodated and the staff hired to take care of residents is wonderful and attentive.

3 College Sophomore

Guys & Girls: I have a boyfriend back home, so I don't pay much attention to the boys.

5 College Sophomore

Campus Food: There is a reason CBU is rated number 2 in California for dining. The food is always fresh and you have tons of options. We have an all you can eat cafeteria that has new options for every meal. You can eat healthy or eat a bunch of junk food, so whatever your preferences are, you can be satisfied! We also have the option to swipe our meal cards at Subway and it looks like we are getting a Chik Fil A!

5 College Sophomore

Campus Quality: Not only are the academics great, but the student body is also great! Drugs and alcohol are practically absent from the campus and you are able to make great friends and have fun without having to get into trouble. You are required to go to chapel, but compared to other Christian universities, it is not a hassle because you only have to go once a week.

4 College Sophomore

Campus Quality: The school is constantly having fun events; the intramural sports have awesome championships, during finals week they always give you great ways to escape your studying for a few hours, there are weeks full of activities every day. There is pretty much always something to keep you busy. We have an awesome rec center with gym equipment to keep exercise fun. Student life is my favorite aspect of CBU.

5 College Sophomore

Academics: The professors are what make this school so great! It is a small classroom environment, and most of your professors know you by name. They are easy to get in contact with and are always helpful. Some classes are extremely difficult and some are easier just like other universities; you do need to put in effort to get the grades that you want.

5 College Sophomore

Academics: I know that as a Pre-nursing student, the workload was often more than I thought I could handle, but I made it through with flying colors because I made school my highest priority. I completed the prerequisites in one year, so it is possible if you try hard enough!

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3 College Sophomore

Local Area: Riverside is just another big city. It is nice to be close to the beach, Disneyland, and the mountains. The air quality grosses me out though.

4 College Sophomore

Campus Housing: I love living on campus for the social aspect of it. The food is also amazing! Living on campus gives you more opportunities to make close relationships with people and get involved in campus activities.

3 College Sophomore

Scholarships: My freshman year I was able to get great grants and scholarships, but now as I'm going into my sophomore year, they cut back on my grants and I am having a harder time finding scholarships.

3 College Sophomore

Diversity: Cal Baptist is stereotyped as being all white, rich kids. However, this is not the case. Many students are on scholarships and loans in order to go there, and the population is also fairly diverse. CBU has an affiliation with Rwanda, so we have quite a few international students living on campus. If you want a diverse friend group, it is not hard to find.

4 College Sophomore

Majors: I was just recently accepted into the nursing program, so previously my major was Pre-nursing. All of the professors were so helpful whenever you had a question and the school is small enough to where you know a lot of people in your major. Friendly competitions between the students is a great way to have some extra motivation!

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4 College Sophomore

Administration: Going to a Christian university means that there will be rules. They enforce the rules well and I think that they are appropriate. We have an alcohol and drug free campus. There is a dress code, and visitation hours are limited. This is all for our safety and morals and if you follow the rules, you won't get in trouble.

4 College Junior

Health & Safety: Riverside is not the safest city, but I always feel safe on campus.

4 College Junior

Campus Quality: The facilities on campus, such as the classrooms, are really nice.

4 College Junior

Campus Quality: There are many campus activities throughout the year.

4 College Junior

Scholarships: The financial aid process can take a long time, but it is worth it.

4 College Junior

Overall Experience: I love this school so much. The campus is beautiful, the academics are great, and everyone is nice.

4 College Junior

Guys & Girls: The guys are really handsome and the girls are really pretty, and everyone here is friendly.

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4 College Junior

Campus Food: There are multiple meal plans, and these can be used at the Alumni Dining Commons, Brisco's, and Subway. There is also another dining option on campus called Wanda's.

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