Biola University is a private Christian university located in Southern California. For over 100 years, Biola — a community where all faculty, staff, and students are professing Christians — has been committed to biblically centered education, intentional spiritual development, and vocational preparation.
With more than 145 academic programs through its six schools, Biola offers degrees ranging from B.A. to Ph.D.
Biola University's vision is to be an exemplary Christian university characterized as a community of grace that promotes and inspires personal life transformation in Christ which illuminates the world with His light and truth. Further, as a global center for Christian thought and an influential evangelical voice that addresses crucial cultural issues, Biola University aspires to lead, with confidence and compassion, an intellectual and spiritual renewal that advances the purpose of Christ.
The mission of Biola University is biblically centered education, scholarship, and service—equipping men and women in mind and character to impact the world of the Lord Jesus Christ.
The love and respect for all persons are at the heart of our mission, integrity, and diligence in our words and deeds, and AWE and reverence for God's work. We seek His inspiration for creativity and excellence in the fulfillment of our mission. Our vision is to be a distinctive Christian University of service to the global community of faith.