La Sierra University

Logo: La Sierra University

Nestled in Riverside, CA, La Sierra University was established in 1922 and is a prominent private institution affiliated with the Seventh-day Adventist Church, renowned for its commitment to academic excellence and faith-based education.



ICON: Private school


Private Nonprofit




Credentials Offered

Less than one year certificate

ICON: associate's degree

Associate's Degree

Two but less than 4 years certificate

Two but less than 4 years certificate

One but less than two years certificate

Bachelor's Degree

Postbaccalaureate Certificate

One but less than two years certificate

Master's Degree

ICON: associate's degree

Post-Master's Certificate

Two but less than 4 years certificate

Doctorate Degree - Research/Scholarship


Offers Online Programs


Undergraduate Enrollment Total

10 to 1


Special Designations

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ICON: Seventh Day Adventists

Seventh Day Adventists

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Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institution


Average Annual Cost

The average annual net price that a student who receives federal financial aid pays to cover expenses (e.g., tuition, living expenses) to attend a school. Net price is the school’s cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received. For public schools, this is only the average cost for in-state students.

Financial Aid / Scholarships

The average percent of students awarded aid and the amount of aid awarded to full-time beginning undergraduate students


Grants & Scholarships


Federal Grants


Pell Grants


Other Federal Grants


State & Local Government Grants & Scholarships


Institutional Grants & Scholarships

Top 5 Fields of Study by Size & Highest Earnings

A field of study is a category of academic programs offered by institutions of education. Since these are categories of offerings, they may not map directly to programs advertised on course catalogs.

ICON: Social work

Social Work

Bachelor’s Degree

ICON: Criminal Justice and Corrections

Criminal Justice and Corrections

Bachelor’s Degree

icon: Biological and Physical Sciences

Biology, General

Bachelor’s Degree

Business Administration, Management and Operations

Bachelor’s Degree

ICON: Health and Physical Education/Fitness

Health and Physical Education / Fitness

Bachelor’s Degree

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Median Earnings



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The median annual earnings of individuals that received federal student aid and began college at this institution 10 years ago, regardless of their completion status.