Loma Linda University

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School Overview

Loma Linda University, located in Loma Linda, California, specializes in health science education and is affiliated with the Seventh-day Adventist Church. The University is made up of eight colleges and a graduate school which include the schools of science and technology, pharmacy, allied health education, dentistry, religion, and public health. Loma Linda University offers an extensive selection of certificate, undergraduate, and graduate degree programs. The University offers online degree programs to accommodate working professionals.

General Information

Admission Office

Admissions Processing

Loma Linda University

Loma Linda, CA 92350

(909) 651-5029

(800) 422-4558

Fax: (909) 558-4879

Main Address

Loma Linda, CA 92350

(909) 558-1000


Total undergrads: 1,177

Degree-seeking undergrads: 1,092

Graduate enrollment: 1,543


Suburban setting

Large town (10,000 – 49,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
First Professional

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $60

Online application fee: $60

Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: Not reported

Tuition & Fees

Average Graduate School Tuition & Fees
Tuition for In-state Students $20,288
In-state Student Fees $2,360
Out-of-state Tuition $20,288
Tuition for Out-of-state Students $2,360

All Degrees and Programs

Program Completions for Most Recent Year BA/BS MA/MS Doctor AA/AS CERT
Grand Total of All Programs 259 460 452 198 120
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 2
Spanish and Iberian Studies 2
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 31 14
Anatomy 2 1
Biochemistry 1
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other 1 1
Biomedical Sciences, General
Biostatistics 7
Epidemiology 21 2
Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology 5
Pharmacology 3
Physiology, General 1
Education 4 2
Counselor Education/school Counseling and Guidance Services 3 2
Educational Evaluation and Research
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other 1
Health Services/allied Health/health Sciences, General 259 360 417 198 105
Adult Health Nurse/nursing 5
Advanced/graduate Dentistry and oral Sciences, Other 9
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions, Other 2
Bioethics/medical Ethics
Clinical Laboratory Science/medical Technology/technologist 11
Clinical Nurse Specialist 6
Clinical Nutrition/nutritionist 16 3
Clinical Pastoral Counseling/patient Counseling 3 1
Clinical/medical Social Work
Cytotechnology/cytotechnologist 2 2
Dental Hygiene/hygienist 40
Dentistry 97
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/sonographer and Ultrasound Technician 11
Dietetic Technician
Dietetics/dietitian 12 3 2
Emergency Medical Technology/technician (emt Paramedic) 6
Endodontics/endodontology 3 4
Environmental Health 8
Family Practice Nurse/nursing 4 1
Health and Wellness, General 5
Health Information/medical Records Administration/administrator 5 2
Health/health Care Administration/management 5 57
International Public Health/international Health 30
Marriage and Family Therapy/counseling 28 17
Maternal and Child Health 1
Maternal/child Health and Neonatal Nurse/nursing
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/coder 16
Medical Radiologic Technology/science – Radiation Therapist 36 4
Medical Scientist
Medicine 148
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions, Other 4
Nuclear Medical Technology/technologist 11
Nursing Education
Occupational Therapist Assistant 1
Occupational Therapy/therapist 32 2
oral/maxillofacial Surgery 2
orthodontics/orthodontology 6 6
Pediatric Dentistry/pedodontics 4 4
Pediatric Nurse/nursing 7
Periodontics/periodontology 1 2
Pharmacy 61
Physical Therapy Technician/assistant 37
Physical Therapy/therapist 63 82
Physician Assistant 24
Prosthodontics/prosthodontology 8 5
Public Health Education and Promotion 13 1 2
Public Health, General 15
Public Health, Other 1 11
Radiologic Technology/science – Radiographer 3
Radiologist Assistant 4
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse 154 4 1 124
Rehabilitation Science
Respiratory Care Therapy/therapist 10 1
Speech-language Pathology/pathologist 7 18
Substance Abuse/addiction Counseling 3
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services 3
Criminal Justice/safety Studies 3
Forensic Science and Technology
Human Services, General 28 1
Public Administration
Public Policy Analysis, General 1
Social Work 28
Social Work, Other
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, General 4
Gerontology 3
Natural Sciences 1
Physical Sciences 1
Geology/earth Science, General 1
Psychology 24 19
Clinical Psychology 1 7
Experimental Psychology 1
Psychology, General 23 11
Social Sciences 7
Geographic Information Science and Cartography 7
Work and Family Studies 5 1 4
Family and Community Services 5 1 3
Human Development and Family Studies, General 1
Above data represent first majors only.
(-) Indicates that Indicates that program is not offered at this award level.

Undergraduate Majors

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Clinical Laboratory Science B
Cytotechnology B
Dental Hygiene B
Emergency Medical Technology B
Health Services – General B
Health System Administration B
Health geographics B
Medical Dietetics B
Medical Insurance Coding C
Medical Radiologic Technology A,B
Medical Records Administration B,C
Nursing (RN) A,B
Occupational Therapy Assistance A
Physical Therapy Assistance A
Respiratory care B
Speech-Language Pathology/Audiology B
Speech-language pathology assistant A

Natural Resources & Conservation

Environmental Science B

Physical Sciences

Geology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Loma Linda University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(909) 558-1000
Type of School:4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:www.llu.edu/central/apply/index.page
Address:11139 Anderson Street, Loma Linda, CA 92350
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:4,444
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:3 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:3,734 (84% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Associates, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$0
Out-of-state Tuition:$0
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$0

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Loma Linda University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Loma Linda University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences398
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences332
Health Professions and Related Programs365153919
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service11
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies2
Natural Resources and Conservation1
Philosophy and Religious Studies21
Physical Sciences111
Public Administration and Social Service Professions112
Social Sciences1
Theology and Religious Vocations1
Grand total495176136

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Loma Linda University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Health Professions and Related Programs3473
Social Sciences1
Theology and Religious Vocations1
Grand total5483

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Loma Linda University and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
Books and supplies$0

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid0%
Grant or scholarship aid0%$0
Student loan aid0%$0

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid64554%$8,450
Federal student loans72861%$10,178

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Loma Linda University. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Loma Linda University students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

Number of applicants000
Percent admitted%%%
Percent admitted who enrolled%%%

Admissions Considerations

Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Loma Linda University Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment4,444
Undergraduate enrollment1,157
Graduate enrollment3,287

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Loma Linda University Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Senior College and University Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
    • Dietetics (DIET) - Coordinated Program in Dietetics
    • Dietetics (DIETT) - Dietetic Technician Program
  • Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education
    • Pharmacy (PHAR) - Professional degree programs
  • American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
    • Dental Anesthesiology
    • Dental Hygiene (DH)
    • Endodontics
    • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (OMS)
    • Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics
    • Pediatric Dentistry
    • Periodontics
    • Prosthodontics (including maxillofacial prosthetics and combined prosthodontics/maxillofacial prosthetics)
  • American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education
    • Occupational Therapy (OT) - Professional Programs (School of Allied Health)
    • Occupational Therapy (OTM) - Programs leading to a Master's Degree
    • Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) - Programs leading to an associate degree
  • American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
    • Physical Therapy (PT) - Professional programs for the physical therapist
    • Physical Therapy (PTA) - Programs for the physical therapist assistant
  • American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation
    • Clinical Psychology (CLPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs
    • Clinical Psychology (CLPSYD) - PsyD Doctoral programs
  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
    • Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Graduate degree programs
  • Association for Clinical Pastoral Education, Inc., Accreditation Commission
    • (SCPE) - Clinical pastoral education (CPE) centers offering CPE and supervisory CPE programs
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
  • Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs
    • Nurse Anesthesia (ANEST) - Institutions and programs at the master's degree, post master's certificate or doctoral degree levels
  • Council on Education for Public Health
    • Public Health (PHG) - Graduate level school of public health
  • Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
    • Medical Dosimetry (MD) - Programs for medical dosimetrists
    • Radiologic Technology (RAD) - Programs for radiographers
    • Radiologic Technology (RADTT) - Programs for radiation therapists
  • Liaison Committee on Medical Education
    • Medicine (MED) - Programs leading to the M.D. degree

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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