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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 official transcripts from all colleges that you have attended.

    Obtain your Previous School Transcripts

    Electronic Transcripts Preferred.
    Email transcripts to

  2. If applicable, submit your personal statement, resume, and other documents.

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

    Go to: 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 transcripts or other documents by mail, please mail to:

  • California Baptist University
  • ATTN: Admissions
  • 8432 Magnolia Avenue
  • Riverside, CA 92504

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.

CBU is currently authorized to offer distance learning in 37 states.