Biola University is a nationally ranked Christian university in the heart of Southern California. Founded in 1908, Biola offers biblically centered education, intentional spiritual development and vocational preparation within a unique learning community where all faculty, staff and students are professing Christians.
As a leader in academic quality and innovation, Biola is consistently ranked among the nation’s foremost Christian universities. Biola’s nine schools offer more than 150 academic programs at the bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral levels, enrolling more than 6,000 students at the La Mirada campus, online and in distance programs throughout the world.
Biola is home to a thriving community of international students! If you are a student living outside the United States, we invite you to explore the resources and opportunities that will prepare you in mind and character to impact the world for the Lord Jesus Christ.
Biola has a strong record of preparing international students for successful and meaningful careers. Each year, more than 6,000 students from around the world enroll in Biola’s highly regarded programs, whether online or at our campus near Los Angeles — a global center for business, technology and entertainment.
With more than 150 academic programs and a strong biblical foundation, Biola offers a learning environment that will strengthen your mind and deepen your faith.