• Control: Private
  • Carnegie Classification: Doctorate/Research Universities [RU/VH, RU/H, DRU]
  • Institution: 4 Year
  • Enrollment: 3,000-9,999

2023 Recognition Categories

  • Job Satisfaction & Support
  • Compensation & Benefits
  • Professional Development
  • Supervisor/Department Chair Effectiveness
  • Faculty & Staff Well-being

What makes your college a great place to work?

President's Statement

Biola University is a special place where faculty and staff deeply care about the students they serve and fulfill their roles graciously in support of our mission as a Christ-centered university. I am proud to work alongside employees who do their work with excellence, passion, humility and a commitment to radical kindness, civility, charity and respect for the other.

Employee Comment

I value the sense of purpose and mission that comes with working at Biola University. I love the community and the friends I have among my colleagues. I love the positive impact we have in student's lives, the relationships we have with alumni, and how we represent our University in the community surrounding us.

Vital Statistics

    Employee Counts

  • Full-time Administrators: 49
  • Full-time Exempt Professional Staff: 207
  • Full-time Faculty: 250
  • Full-time Non-exempt Staff: 342
  • Adjunct Faculty: 161

    Average Annual Salary

  • Full-time Administrators: $177,232
  • Full-time Faculty: $99,231
  • Full-time Exempt Professional Staff: $79,601
  • Full-time Non-exempt Staff: $55,720

    Voluntary Turnover Rate

  • Full-time Faculty: Not Submitted
  • Full-time Staff: 4%
  • 6 Years Recognized
  • 4 Years Honor Roll

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