Why La Sierra University?

If you’re considering La Sierra University, here are a few things you should know:

  • Our academic excellence prepares you for a career…and for life.
    The rigor and reputation of our academic curriculum make an excellent foundation for success.
  • You really get to participate in our small classes.
    With an average of just 20 students per class, our faculty members can get to know you and your strengths.
  • Choose from 60 different undergraduate majors and 30 graduate programs.
    We also offer 27 pre-professional programs.
  • Your faith can grow in our Christian environment.
    As a Seventh-day Adventist Christian university, our faith is alive everywhere on campus.
  • It’s easy to make friends on our small, warm campus.
    Lifelong friendships are made a La Sierra.
  • We offer excellent financial aid to make our school affordable.
    More than 80% of students receive financial aid, and our Student Financial Services Office
    will assist you throughout the process.
  • You’ll get hands-on experience through research and service-learning.
    We pride ourselves on offering a useful education with many practical experiences.
  • Our freshman program helps you adjust successfully to college life.
    You’ll have your own coach to help you make the transition and keep up with your studies.
  • We welcome everyone.
    La Sierra has the most diverse student body in the western United States, and 15% are international students.
  • We’re in a great location in Southern California.
    Our safe, beautiful campus in Riverside is within one hour’s drive of Los Angeles, the beaches,
    and the mountains. You really can surf and snowboard on the same day!

We’d like to show you why La Sierra is the university of choice for so many students. The best way to get to know us
and find out if La Sierra University is the right fit for you is to visit.

To schedule your visit, click here.

  • Last update on  November 16, 2010