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

Total undergrads: 1,548

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 300

Degree-seeking undergrads: 1,528

Graduate enrollment: 2,026


Suburban setting

Large town (10,000 – 49,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
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


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 – 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 – 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 – 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
Type of School: 4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:
Address: 1950 Third St, La Verne, CA 91750-4401
Setting: Suburb: Large
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 7,396
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 66%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 14 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 5,653 (76% 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: $44,550
Out-of-state Tuition: $44,550
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 98%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $30,375

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

University of La Verne Programs

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Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 2
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 2
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 54
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 14
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 2
Education 181
English Language and Literature/Letters 2
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 12
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 3
Health Professions and Related Programs 122
History 1
Legal Professions and Studies 21
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 11
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 31
Natural Resources and Conservation 1
Philosophy and Religious Studies 3
Physical Sciences 2
Psychology 132
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 111
Social Sciences 8
Visual and Performing Arts 9
Grand total 4156214

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 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 Fees 2019-2020
In-state $44,550
Out-of-state $44,550
Books and supplies $1,972

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $14,436
Out-of-state $14,436

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 654 98%
Grant or scholarship aid 652 97% $30,375
Student loan aid 475 71% $6,838

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 4,083 79% $18,769
Federal student loans 3,185 62% $7,712

Admissions & Enrollment

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Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2020

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 6,864 2,519 4,345
Percent admitted 100% 54% 55%
Percent admitted who enrolled 7% 8% 7%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
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 2020

Total Enrollment 7,396
Undergraduate enrollment 4,528
Graduate enrollment 2,868

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 WASC Senior College and University Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation
    • Clinical Psychology (CLPSYD) - PsyD Doctoral programs
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
    • Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools

*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. 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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