University of La Verne

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School Overview

Located nearly 40 miles due east of Los Angeles, University of La Verne is a private university that was established in 1891. The University is made of up of several academic schools and colleges which include the College of Business and Public Management, the College of Law, the College of Arts and Sciences, the College of Education and Organizational Leadership, and a Regional Campus Administration that is responsible for managing the University’s several regional campuses. University of La Verne offers an extensive selection of both undergraduate and graduate degree progarms. While the University’s central campus is located in La Verne, many of the University’s classes are offered at satelitte campuses located throughout the Los Angeles metro area.

General Information

Admission Office

1950 Third Street

La Verne, CA 91750

(909) 392-2800

(800) 876-4858

Fax: (909) 392-2714



Contact: Ana Liza Zell

Associate Dean of Undergraduate Admissions
Main Address

1950 Third Street

La Verne, CA 91750

(909) 593-3511

www.laverne.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 1,548

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 300

Degree-seeking undergrads: 1,528

Graduate enrollment: 2,026

Setting

Suburban setting

Large town (10,000 – 49,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
Associate
Bachelor’s
Master’s
Doctoral
First Professional

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $50

Online application fee: $50
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 59%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 79%

Tuition & Fees

Estimated Expenses for Academic Year 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
Tuition and fees $25,590 $26,910 $28,250 $29,800 +5.49%
Books and Supplies $1,386 $1,566 $1,638 $1,620 -1.10%
Living Arrangement – On Campus
Room and Board $10,190 $10,920 $11,110 $11,110 0.00%
Other $3,072 $3,120 $3,142 $3,079 -2.01%
Living Arrangement – Off Campus
Room and Board $9,288 $10,152 $10,872 $10,980 +0.99%
Other $3,618 $3,870 $4,096 $3,997 -2.42%
Total Expenses 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
In-state On Campus $40,238 $42,516 $44,140 $45,609 +3.33%
In-state Off Campus $39,882 $42,498 $44,856 $46,397 +3.44%
In-state with Family $26,976 $28,476 $29,888 $31,420 +5.13%
Average Graduate School Tuition & Fees
Tuition for In-state Students $12,330
In-state Student Fees $180
Out-of-state Tuition $12,330
Tuition for Out-of-state Students $180

Financial Aid

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Students Percent Amount Average Per Student
All students financial aid 274 92%
Grant or scholarship aid 272 91% $4,797,397 $17,637
• Federal grants 122 41% $558,423 $4,577
• Pell grants 122 41% $435,463 $3,569
• Other federal grants 97 32% $122,960 $1,268
State and local government grant or scholarships 111 37% $829,390 $7,472
Institutional scholarships or grants 268 90% $3,409,584 $12,722
Student loan financial aid 215 72% $1,644,812 $7,650
• Federal student loans 212 71% $1,266,854 $5,976
• Other student loans 86 29% $377,958 $4,395

All Degrees and Programs

Program Completions for Most Recent Year BA/BS MA/MS Doctor AA/AS CERT
Grand Total of All Programs 985 992 166
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 13
Biology/biological Sciences, General 11
Environmental Biology 2
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 396 426
Accounting 19
Business Administration and Management, General 207 349
E-commerce/electronic Commerce 4
Entrepreneurship/entrepreneurial Studies 157
International Business/trade/commerce 9
Management Information Systems, General 3
Organizational Behavior Studies 74
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 37
Journalism 8
Radio and Television 9
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 20
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 5
Computer and Information Sciences, General 5
Education 12 405 55
Counselor Education/school Counseling and Guidance Services 220
Education, Other 144
Educational Leadership and Administration, General 29 55
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching 12
Reading Teacher Education 8
Special Education and Teaching, General 4
English Language and Literature/letters 18
Creative Writing 1
English Language and Literature, General 17
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 4
Spanish Language and Literature 4
Health Services/allied Health/health Sciences, General 9 46
Athletic Training/trainer 5
Health/health Care Administration/management 4 28
Marriage and Family Therapy/counseling 18
History 7
History, General 7
Human Services, General 29 25 6
Public Administration 29 25 6
Legal Studies, General 1 97
Law 97
Legal Assistant/paralegal 1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 189
Liberal Arts and Sciences/liberal Studies 189
Mathematics and Statistics 4
Mathematics, General 4
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, General 1 7
Behavioral Sciences 1
Gerontology 7
Physical Sciences 4
Chemistry, General 3
Physics, General 1
Psychology 53 49 8
Psychology, General 53 19
Psychology, Other 15 8
School Psychology 15
Social Sciences 82
Anthropology 1
Criminology 40
Economics, General 3
International Relations and Affairs 1
Political Science and Government, General 9
Social Sciences, General 5
Social Sciences, Other 5
Sociology 18
Visual and Performing Arts 14
Art/art Studies, General 8
Drama and Dramatics/theatre Arts, General 3
Music, General 3
Work and Family Studies 107 34
Child Care and Support Services Management 20
Child Development 107 14
Above data represent first majors only.
(-) Indicates that Indicates that program is not offered at this award level.


Undergraduate Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General B
Art History/Criticism/Conservation B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Music – General B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B
Environmental Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business Administration/Management B
Business/Managerial Economics B
E-Commerce B
International Business B

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric B
Journalism B
Radio/Television B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer/Information Sciences – General B

Education

Early Childhood Education B
Education – General B
Elementary Education B
Physical Education B
Secondary Education B

English Language & Literature

Creative Writing C
English Language & Literature – General B

Family & Consumer Sciences

Child Care Management B

Foreign Language & Literature

Comparative Literature B
French B
German B
Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Athletic Training/Sports Medicine B
Health System Administration B

History

History – General B

Law & Legal Studies

Law & Legal Studies – General B
Paralegal/Legal Assistance C

Liberal Arts & Sciences

General Studies A
Liberal Arts & Sciences B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Behavioral Sciences B
Biological/Physical Sciences B
Natural Sciences B

Natural Resources & Conservation

Environmental Science B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B
Religion/Religious Studies B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Environmental chemistry C
Physics B
Solar photochemistry and technology C

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services

Public Administration B

Social Sciences

Anthropology B
Criminology B
Economics B
International Relations B
Political Science/Government B
Social Sciences – General B
Sociology 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.

University of La Verne Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(909) 593-3511
Website:www.laverne.edu/
Type of School:4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:laverne.edu/apply/
Address:1950 Third St, La Verne, CA 91750-4401
Setting:21
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:8,369
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):59%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:15 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:6,186 (74% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Associates, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$39,900
Out-of-state Tuition:$39,900
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:99%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$28,461

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

University of La Verne Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at University of La Verne.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies2
Biological and Biomedical Sciences2
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services54
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs3
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services1
Education151
English Language and Literature/Letters2
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences12
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics3
Health Professions and Related Programs22
History1
Legal Professions and Studies21
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities11
Mathematics and Statistics1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies21
Natural Resources and Conservation1
Philosophy and Religious Studies3
Physical Sciences2
Psychology131
Public Administration and Social Service Professions111
Social Sciences8
Visual and Performing Arts6
Grand total2150183

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at University of La Verne.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services21
Public Administration and Social Service Professions1
Grand total31

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at University of La Verne 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$39,900
Out-of-state$39,900
Books and supplies$1,791

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$13,500
Out-of-state$13,500

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid71399%
Grant or scholarship aid70898%$28,461
Student loan aid48868%$6,798

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid3,93175%$18,652
Federal student loans3,36064%$8,147

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for University of La Verne. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled University of La Verne students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants8,0722,9915,081
Percent admitted100%46%49%
Percent admitted who enrolled7%8%6%

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

University of La Verne Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment8,369
Undergraduate enrollment5,459
Graduate enrollment2,910

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

University of La Verne Accreditation

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

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation
    • Clinical Psychology (CLPSYD) - PsyD Doctoral programs

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does 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.

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