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Congratulations on your decision to apply to CBU's Online and Professional Studies program. Obtaining your degree is one of the surest ways to improving your career prospects and your ability to make a positive difference in the world. Going back to school is a daunting challenge in itself so CBU's Online and Professional Studies Admissions team is ready to help make the enrollment process as easy as possible.

In addition to submitting your application, please complete the following:

  1. Submit the appropriate application fee – payable by: cash, check, VISA, MasterCard, or Discover.
    Undergraduate Application*

    Application Fee: $45     Pay Online

    Graduate Application*

    Application Fee: $45     Pay Online

    Readmitting Undergraduate Students Application*

    Application Fee: $25     Pay Online

    Readmitting Graduate Students Application*

    Application Fee: $25     Pay Online

    *All Application Fees are non-refundable.

  2. Submit official transcripts from all colleges that you have attended.

    Obtain your Previous School Transcripts

    Electronic Transcripts Preferred.
    Email transcripts to cbuonline@calbaptist.edu


  3. If applicable, submit your recommendation forms, essay, resume, and other documents.


  4. Complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA):

    Go to: www.fafsa.ed.gov for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. Directions are available on the site and will also appear as you fill out the form online. You may need to request a PIN number which may take up to 72 hours to receive. When filing your FAFSA, you will need the CBU school code, 001125.


If submitting the application fee, transcripts, or other documents by mail, please mail to:

  • California Baptist University/Online and Professional Studies
  • ATTN: Admissions
  • 10370 Hemet Street, Suite 200
  • Riverside, CA 92503

Upon completing the above items you will be contacted by an Online and Professional Studies Admissions Counselor to review your items and schedule a registration appointment or a follow-up appointment.