The CBU is always improving the academic curriculum, teaching techniques, and student services to help students realize their goals and improve their study and life experiences.
- Guest lectures by industry specialists and visits to local companies to receive industry-based learning are examples of recent advances at the college.
- California Baptist University is recognized by the 2021 U.S. News & World Report Best Regional University.
- California Baptist University (CBU) is well-known for providing a wide selection of high-quality Nursing courses. In the Best Nursing Schools list, California Baptist University is ranked 132nd (tie).
- Various California Baptist University scholarships are also available for deserving students through aid and grants.