La Sierra University Undergraduate Application Essays

LA SIERRA UNIVERSITY, “Where Academic Investigation, Christian Faith and Service to Others Unite,” is widely recognized as an exceptional academic institution providing hands-on learning experiences in a safe, nurturing atmosphere.

Affiliated with the Seventh-day Adventist Church, La Sierra is acclaimed for its academic quality, opportunities for research at both the undergraduate and graduate level, community service­ emphasis, and demographically diverse student body. Students thrive in the small, professor-taught classes where academic topics are investigated and Christian faith is a cornerstone of education.

Students & Faculty


*All data is provided by the school or compiled from IPEDS as of May 2013


SAT Scores:
25th-75th percentile

ACT Scores:
25th-75th percentile

Note: 25th-75th percentile ranges show the range of scores achieved by the middle 50% of students who were admitted to the school.

Other Requirements:

Admissions Test Scores?


Other Test?

Neither required nor recommended


Neither required nor recommended

Degrees & Programs

Art/Art Studies, General
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemistry, General
Computer Science
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
Curriculum and Instruction
Economics, General
Education, General
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
English Language and Literature, General
English Language and Literature/Letters, Other
Finance, General
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Graphic Design
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, Other
History, General
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
Information Technology Project Management
International/Global Studies
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics, General
Music Performance, General
Music Teacher Education
Music Technology
Music, General
Pastoral Studies/Counseling
Physiological Psychology/Psychobiology
Political Science and Government, General
Pre-Dentistry Studies
Psychology, General
Religion/Religious Studies
Social Sciences, General
Social Work
Spanish Language and Literature
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Theology/Theological Studies
Writing, General


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