The University of Redlands was founded in 1907. The main campus is located in the city of Redlands in the southern California county of San Bernardino. The school also has regional locations in Apple Valley, Burbank, Pasadena, Rancho Cucamonga, Riverside, San Diego, South Coast Metro, Temecula and Torrance. The school focuses on liberal arts and is consistently rated as one of the best universities in the country.
The mission of the university is to free students to seek a personalized education with enlightened choices. Redlands puts a strong emphasis on diversity, academic rigor and innovative teaching that allows students to reach their full potential.
The main campus of University of Redlands is located in Redlands, California, a city halfway between Los Angeles and Palm Springs. Redlands has a small town charm and is near some of Southern California’s highest mountains. It is also about an hour away from the beaches, Disney World, Universal Studios and Knots Berry Farm.
Redlands offers more than 40 undergraduate degrees and students are also encouraged to create their own major. There are also 14 graduate degrees that include such areas of study as communicative disorders, music education, management and counseling. There are also business certificates, programs for educators and continuing studies.
Redlands is a NCAA Division III school that is under the Bulldog team banner. There are many sports including baseball, basketball, soccer, tennis, lacrosse, golf, track and field and water polo. Students who are interested should fill out a form for the sports they would like to play. It will be forwarded to the appropriate coach by the admissions office.
Tuition & Financial Aid
Tuition at Redlands is expensive, but there are numerous loans, grants and scholarships for students who qualify. Students should take special note of the University Merit and Talent Scholarships that are partially funded by alumni and friends of the school. Some of them are available regardless of financial need. Over 90% of undergraduates receive some form of financial aid. Please refer to the school’s website for the most up-to-date tuition and financial aid information.
The University of Redlands is accredited through the Western Association of Colleges and Schools. The school has additional accreditations for special programs including the American Chemical Society, the National Association of Schools of Music, the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing.
Redlands has a competitive admissions process, uses the common application and requires an SAT 1 score or ACT score. Students are encouraged to send all results to Redlands because they will mix and match to give students their highest score in each subject area. Early action ends November 15 and the regular application deadline is January 15. Applications after these deadlines will be considered on a space available basis. Students wishing admission to the Spring semester should apply no later than November 1. Certain programs require extra applications. Please speak to an admissions counselor about these programs.
For more information about University of Redlands, contact the admissions office at:
University of Redlands
Office of Admissions
P.O. Box 3080
Redlands, CA 92373
Toll Free: 800-455-5064
Local Phone: 909-748-8074