The University of Redlands is a dynamic private liberal arts and sciences university located in Redlands, in the Inland Empire of Southern California.

Redlands’ 2,700 students from 45 countries study in 50 programs, many which are nationally and internationally recognized. Students enjoy a residential campus (70% of students live on-campus) with over 120 student organizations and a study abroad participation rate of 60%. Small classes and a beautiful setting close to the beaches of the Pacific, Orange County Amusement Parks, and within one hour of five major airports are other attributes of the Redlands experience.


Basic details

  • Region: West
  • Location: Redlands, California
  • Campus setting: Suburban
  • Type of institution: Private; Liberal Arts College

Admissions information and areas of study offered

  • Percentage of students admitted: 68%
  • Average ACT: 23-28
  • Average SAT: 1140-1350 (with writing included)
  • Test optional? No
  • Common Application accepted? Yes
  • Areas of study offered include: Accounting/Finance; Anthropology; Area Studies; Arts History; Arts; Astronomy; Biology; Business; Chemistry; Computer Science; Creative Writing; Drama/Theatre Arts; Economics; Education; Ethnic/Cultural Studies; Engineering; English; Environmental Sciences; Gender Studies; History; Humanities; International Relations; Languages; Liberal Arts; Literature; Management; Mathematics; Music; Philosophy; Physics; Political Science; Psychology; Public Relations/Affairs; Theology/Religion 
  • Full list of majors available:


  • International students are eligible for: Need-based aid; Merit-based scholarship
  • Estimated yearly cost (including tuition, board, room and student fees): $65,675


  • Athletic association for the majority of sports: NCAA - Division III
  • Varsity sports: Men's American Football; Men's Athletics / Track and Field; Women's Athletics / Track and Field; Men's Baseball; Women's Softball; Men's Basketball; Women's Basketball; Men's Cross Country; Women's Cross Country; Men's Football / Soccer; Women's Football / Soccer; Men's Golf; Women's Golf; Women's Lacrosse; Men's Swimming and Diving; Women's Swimming and Diving; Men's Tennis; Women's Tennis; Women's Volleyball; Men's Water Polo; Women's Water Polo

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