CBU scores high in state, national 2021 Niche college rankings

Published Aug 25, 2020

Riverside – California Baptist University has once again received high marks for campus life in national rankings, coming in at No. 5 for “Best College Campus,” No. 5 for “Best College Food” and No. 22 for “Best College Dorms,” according to a 2021 Niche Best Colleges list.

The Niche 2021 Best College rankings are based on numerous statistical analyses per category, according to the site. The Best College Campus category, for instance, uses key statistics and student reviews in addition to data from the U.S. Department of Education. The Niche Best College Campus standings also take into account the quality of housing, food services and students’ reviews of the campus.

“CBU is a fantastic school. Everything about it blows all others out of the water. Come here to further your faith, build godly friendships, have an insane amount of fun, get involved in … well, everything, watch excellent athletic or music performances, create lasting memories, learn about the subjects you love, hone your craft, get real-world experience, become well-rounded and prepared for your future, and connect with professors as mentors and friends. I couldn’t ask for a better school,” wrote a student reviewer on Niche.com’s profile page for CBU.

CBU placed No. 15 as “Best Online Colleges” and No. 24 for “Best Hispanic-Serving Institutions” in the national rankings. CBU also placed high among the Niche rankings for California colleges, including No. 2 for both “Best College Campus” and “Best College Food.” CBU placed No. 3 in the state for “Best College Dorms,” No. 8 for “Best Christian Colleges,” and No. 11 for “Best College Athletics in California.”