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Prospective Students

We appreciate you considering CBU and the College of Architecture + Visual Arts + Design as a college possibility and know that choosing a college is a huge decision. Our admissions staff strives to make the admissions process enjoyable, informative and as easy as possible. Feel free to ask questions and explore our website for additional information. We look forward to getting to know you along the way!

Below we have listed the admissions requirements you will need to complete in order to be considered for admission into CBU.

Complete and submit an application for undergraduate admission. The application includes a three to five paragraph essay.

This non-refundable fee can be paid by cash, check, or credit card. Click here to PAY ONLINE.

One academic recommendation and one character recommendation is required. There are three different ways that recommendations can be submitted to the admissions office.

You may e-mail someone the following link:
You may e-mail this Word Form, which can be completed and e-mailed back to the admissions office.
You may print this PDF, which will allow a written recommendation to be mailed or faxed to CBU.

You will need to order official sealed transcripts from your High School and have them sent directly to the Undergraduate Admissions office. The minimum requirement for admission into CBU is a cumulative 2.5 GPA (weighted).

Arrange to take the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) or American College Test (ACT) and have the scores sent to the Undergraduate Admissions office. Test scores are used for scholarship and grant opportunities as well as for placement.

The undergraduate admissions office upholds a rolling admission policy, which means that we do not have a set deadline for application; however you will not receive your financial aid or be enrolled until you have been accepted to CBU.
*All Admissions documents must be sent to the attention of the Undergraudate Admissions office:

Undergraduate Admissions
8432 Magnolia Avenue
Riverside CA, 92504

FAX: (951) 343-4525