University of La Verne

1950 3rd St, La Verne, United States
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Overview of University of La Verne

About this school

LaVerne, founded in 1891, is a church-affiliated university. Its 34-acre campus is located in LaVerne, 35 miles east of Los Angeles.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:2,753
    • Men:1,147 (41.7%)
    • Women:1,606 (58.3%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to University of La Verne is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is recommended

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
3
4
Science
2
-
Foreign Language
-
2
Social Studies
2
-
History
3
-
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
August 31
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Writing component required
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: No policy as of now ACT: No policy as of now

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
1950 Third Street
City, State, Zip
La Verne, CA  91750-4443
Phone
-
Fax
(909) 593-0965
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
$50
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
By May 1 or within 2 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
2 required for all freshmen
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
48% of 8,012 applicants were admitted
Women
Not reported
Men
Not reported

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
Not reported
Women
372 admitted students enrolled
Men
291 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.46
375 And Above
25%
3.50 - 3.74
20%
3.25 - 3.49
22%
3.00 - 3.24
23%
2.50 - 2.99
10%
2.00 - 2.49
-

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
555 average |510-595 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
4%
• Score 600 - 700
21%
• Score 500 - 600
58%
• Score 400 - 500
17%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
Sat Critical Reading
559 average |520-600 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
2%
• Score 600 - 700
24%
• Score 500 - 600
60%
• Score 400 - 500
14%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
23 average |20-25 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
5%
• Score 24 - 29
36%
• Score 18 - 23
55%
• Score 12 - 17
4%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $41,450 (69.3329318881306%)
  • Room & Board: - $13,140 (21.97912484945805%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,854 (3.1011641910879164%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $3,340 (5.586779071323431%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


University of La Verne accepts installment plan, deferred payment

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 2
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning March 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 001216
Free
State Aid Form
-

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
554 (92.0%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
520 (93.9%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
520 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
25 (4.8%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
65%
Average Award
$34,198
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 519 (99.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $19,877
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 447 (86.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,504
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 517 (99.4%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
70 (11.6%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $11,020

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
2,357 (88.2%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
2,248 (95.4%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
2,247 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
146 (6.5%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
68%
Average Award
$32,166
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 2,219 (98.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $18,335
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,829 (81.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,127
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 2,213 (98.5%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
361 (13.5%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $8,687

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
77%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$33,384
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Art/Fine Arts, Cinema/Film/Broadcasting, Journalism/Publications, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Community Service, Leadership
Special Characteristics
Not reported

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


4-1-4

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Not required

Foreign Language


Required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


226

Part-Time Faculty


290

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


33%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 24% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 40% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 30% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 4% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 0% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 1% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 100% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
-

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
Not Reported
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


University of La Verne provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


79.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


52.0%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


63.5%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


67.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (46)


  • Accounting
  • Anthropology
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Behavioral Sciences
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Broadcast Journalism
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Child Development
  • Comparative Literature
  • Computer Engineering, General
  • Computer Science
  • Criminology
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • E-Commerce/Electronic Commerce
  • Economics, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental Biology
  • French Language and Literature
  • Health/Health Care Administration/Management
  • History, General
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • International/Global Studies
  • Journalism
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Legal Assistant/Paralegal
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics, General
  • Music, General
  • Natural Resources Management and Policy
  • Natural Sciences
  • Philosophy
  • Photography
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Administration
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Social Sciences, General
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Not reported

Special Programs


Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Psychology, Education

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Business Administration¿Experienced Professionals, Master of Science, Master of Health Administration, Master of Business Administration, Master of Education, Master of Public Administration

Master's Programs of Study (27)


  • Accounting
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Child Development
  • Child and Family Studies
  • Counselor Education
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Elementary Education
  • English
  • Finance and Banking
  • Gerontology
  • Health Services Management and Hospital Administration
  • Health Services Research
  • Human Resources Management
  • International Business
  • Management Information Systems
  • Marketing
  • Marriage and Family Therapy
  • Nonprofit Management
  • Organizational Management
  • Psychology--General
  • Public Administration
  • Reading Education
  • School Psychology
  • Secondary Education
  • Special Education
  • Supply Chain Management

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


31,348

Nearest Metropolitan Area


66 acres

Environment


Suburban environment

Campus Size


Los Angeles

Weather


Temperature
48.9 average low in January, 76.6 average high in September
Rain
35 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
10 mile(s) from campus in Ontario
Nearest Bus Station
3 mile(s) from campus in Pomona
Nearest Train Station
25 mile(s) from campus in Los Angeles

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Men only housing, women only housing, coed housing

Students of College Housing


30% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are not guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


70%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Leopard
School Colors
Dark green and orange

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball
Water Polo

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball
Water Polo

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
-

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


University of La Verne offers choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, national fraternities, national sororities, associated students of la verne, latino student forum, black student union, psi chi, voices in action

Sororities


Fraternities


ROTC


Army ROTC is offered off campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


2,673

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
2,753
Women
1,606
Men
1,147

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 6.3% Asian
  • 5.0% Black/African-American
  • 60.5% Hispanic/Latino
  • 5.2% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.7% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 20.5% White
  • 1.7% Unknown

International Students


6.1% from 36 countries

Average Age


20

Number of Graduate Students


2,050

Student Resources

Study resources