Southern California Institute of Architecture

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School Overview

Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc) is a not-for-profit higher education institution located in downtown Los Angeles, California, situated in the Santa Fe Freight Depot. The school offers undergraduate and graduate-level degree programs in architecture. In addition, the institute provides a variety of outreach and community design programs, free public lectures, and regular exhibitions. SCI-Arc has an annual enrollment of about 500 students and a year-round faculty of 80, most of whom are architects. The school was founded in 1972.

General Information

Admission Office

960 East Third Street

Los Angeles, CA 90013

(213) 613-2200

Fax: (213) 613-2260



Contact: J.J. Jackman

Director of Admission
Main Address

960 East Third Street

Los Angeles, CA 90013

(213) 613-2200

www.sciarc.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 278

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 69

Degree-seeking undergrads: 278

Graduate enrollment: 230

Setting

Urban setting

Very large city (over 500,000)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
Bachelor’s
Master’s

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

CRegular application fee: $60
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 80%

Tuition & Fees

Estimated Expenses for Academic Year 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
Tuition and fees $21,394 $22,590 $25,350 $27,850 +9.86%
Books and Supplies $1,978 $2,700 $2,800 $2,808 +0.29%
Total Expenses 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
In-state Off Campus $0 $0 $0 $0 0.00%
In-state with Family $23,372 $25,290 $28,150 $30,658 +8.91%
Average Graduate School Tuition & Fees
Tuition for In-state Students $27,500
In-state Student Fees $350
Out-of-state Tuition $27,500
Tuition for Out-of-state Students $350

All Degrees and Programs

Program Completions for Most Recent Year BA/BS MA/MS Doctor AA/AS CERT
Grand Total of All Programs 85 75 7
Architecture and Related Services 85 75 7
Architecture 85 75 7
Above data represent first majors only.
(-) Indicates that Indicates that program is not offered at this award level.


Undergraduate Majors

Architecture & Related Programs
Architecture B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Southern California Institute of Architecture Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(213) 613-2200
Website:www.sciarc.edu
Type of School:4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:www.sciarc.edu
Address:960 E. 3rd Street, Los Angeles, CA 90013-1822
Setting:Rural: Distant
Campus Housing:No

Students & Programs

Student Population:519
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):64%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:11 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:
Distance Learning Students*:519 (100% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Bachelor's, Master's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$42,900
Out-of-state Tuition:$42,900
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:28%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$18,668

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Southern California Institute of Architecture Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Southern California Institute of Architecture.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Architecture and Related Services11
Grand total11

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Southern California Institute of Architecture.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Southern California Institute of Architecture and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$42,900
Out-of-state$42,900
Books and supplies$6,848

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$42,900
Out-of-state$42,900

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid928%
Grant or scholarship aid928%$18,668
Student loan aid413%$5,500

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid6526%$22,684
Federal student loans7731%$8,575

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Southern California Institute of Architecture. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Southern California Institute of Architecture students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants000
Percent admitted%%%
Percent admitted who enrolled%%%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Southern California Institute of Architecture Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment519
Undergraduate enrollment262
Graduate enrollment257

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Southern California Institute of Architecture Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Senior College and University Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

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