University of La Verne (La Verne)

1950 Third St, La Verne, CA

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University of La Verne, a nonprofit private institution, offers an assortment of educational opportunities, allowing students to choose which major is right for them. Located in La Verne, California, it resides in a suburban setting for students to study in. Nearly 8,000 students enroll at University of La Verne annually.

A list of some of the more popular programs offered are:

  • Business And Marketing Studies
  • Education
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences
  • Legal Professions And Studies
  • Family And Consumer Sciences

To be considered for admissions, students may be required to complete an application, write a personal statement, and submit school records, which are then evaluated by the admissions staff. Students may provide either the ACT or SAT exam scores to be considered for admissions to University of La Verne. A score in a range of 1330 to 1640 on the SAT, or 18 to 23 for the ACT is usually submitted among admitted students. This school accepts around 60% of students applying. Of those students admitted, nearly 30% enrolled. More information on admissions can be found here.

The cost of undergraduate tuition is nearly $34,000 annually. Tuition prices may change for any number of reasons, and therefore students should use the school's tuition calculator to get a better idea of their costs. School housing is available on-campus for students. The yearly cost of housing is estimated to be $5,700. Students enrolled at this school may be eligible for aid which is typically loans, grants, scholarships and work study programs.

This school has a variety of athletic programs overseen by the NCAA. Athletic programs available may include the following:

  • Baseball (NCAA Division III)
  • Basketball (NCAA Division III)
  • Football (NCAA Division III)
  • Golf (NCAA Division III)
  • Soccer (NCAA Division III)

Students may visit the website to get a complete list of areas of study, student services, and more.

Admission Requirements & Details

The admissions information below may provide a better idea of the students University of La Verne accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, SAT/ACT scores of students who were accepted, as well as any college credits that may be transferred. This information can be used to get a better feeling of your chances of getting accepted to La Verne.

Admission Requirements & Recommendations

  • High School G.P.A. and School Records are Required
  • High School Academic Ranking are Recommended
  • Letters of Recommendation are Required
  • SAT or ACT Test Scores are Required
  • TOEFL for ESL Students are Required

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • Life Experience Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Admissions Test Scores - SAT Exam, ACT Exam, etc...

SAT ® scores for students that were accepted Fall 2012

 Score Range (25th to 75th Percentile)
SAT ® Critical Reading460 - 550
SAT ® Math470 - 580
SAT ® Writing460 - 560
SAT ® Total Score1390 - 1690

ACT ® scores for students that were accepted Fall 2012

 Score Range (25th to 75th Percentile)
ACT ® English19 - 25
ACT ® Math19 - 25
ACT ® Composite Score20 - 25

Acceptance Rate Table - Chances of Getting Into La Verne

We have provided a table below which represents your chances of getting accepted into University of La Verne.

 Number (Percentage)
Applicants6,989
Granted Admissions2,722 (39%)
Accepted Students That Enrolled621 (23%)

Student Enrollment

The total student enrollment at University of La Verne is about 8,500, where graduate students make up roughly 39% of the student body.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition is estimated to range between $35,000-$42,000 for both in-state and out-of-state students
  • Part time students pay in the range of $1,000 to $1,200 per unit

Financial Aid Details

The table listed below helps break down the types of financial aid students receive and the percent receiving aid, as well as the average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid96%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships95%$22,031
Receiving Student Loans79%$6,430

Note: The estimated default rate of students taking federal student loans in 2012 was around 3.8%.

Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To support students and graduates, University of La Verne may provide services like those listed below:

  • Online course work available
  • Classes offered on nights and weekends
  • Remedial instructional courses
  • Counseling assistance
  • Student employment
  • Assisting students to find work

Graduation Rates

The overall graduation rate of University of La Verne is approximately 59%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years39%
Graduating in 5 Years17%
Graduating in 6 Years3%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Clinical Psychology (Psy.D.) Program
    • * Accredited by the American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation (since 2003)
  • Elementary and Secondary School Teacher Education Program (more info)
    • * Accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (since 2011)

Intercollegiate Athletics

University of La Verne is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports belonging to the NCAA Division III (with football) classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Baseball (Southern California Intercoll Ath Conf)
  • Basketball (Southern California Intercoll Ath Conf)
  • Football (Southern California Intercoll Ath Conf)
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming and Diving
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field, Outdoor
  • Track and Field, X-Country
  • Volleyball
  • Water Polo

Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

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(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Communications and Journalism

Computer and Information Sciences

Education

Engineering Technology

English Language and Literature

Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies

Family and Consumer Sciences

Foreign Languages and Literature

Health and Clinical Professions

History

Interdisciplinary Studies

Legal Professions and Studies

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mathematics and Statistics

Natural Resources and Conservation

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Physical Sciences

Psychology

Public Administration and Social Services

Social Sciences

Visual and Performing Arts

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Data Disclaimer

Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2008-2013. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact University of La Verne for official up-to-date information.

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