Smart Start Program

Are you at the point where you just can't wait for your first semester at Biola to begin? Do you wish you could use your summer more strategically and get a head start on college?

As an incoming student, you can take one or two Bible courses this summer before your first semester at Biola. These courses will cost 70% less than during the semester, giving you a head start on your Bible minor, and you will be introduced to the people you are going to be with for the rest of your college years. It’s the smart way to start at Biola.

Classes Offered:

BBST 103: Biblical Interpretation and Spiritual Formation (3 credits)

Online: July 6 - August 14
On-Campus: August 17-19

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BBST 110: New Testament History and Literature (3 credits)

Online: July 6 - August 14
On-Campus: August 17-19

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  • Spring Receptions

    April 11, 2015

    Biola University will be in a city near you holding receptions for applicants of Biola University and their families. This is a free opportunity to hear from an admissions counselor, an alumnus, as well as connect with other local students and families considering Biola for Fall 2015!

  • Junior Sessions

    April 6, 2015

    Juniors in high school!! Do you want a taste of the college experience? Join us at Biola University on one of our many available dates for a Junior Session. You will have the opportunity to go to chapel, attend a Junior (information) Session given by one of our Admissions Counselors, tour the campus, eat lunch in the cafeteria (on us!), and attend a class in the afternoon (optional).

  • Biola Bound

    April 18, 2015

    Do you want to visit Biola, but live out-of-state or in zip codes 94000-96199? Biola Bound may be the perfect visit opportunity for you! Come for a great weekend, explore what Biola has to offer, and have some fun in Southern California.

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