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Southern California Institute of Architecture
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  • 4 Year
  • LOS ANGELES, CA

COVID-19 Update for Prospective Students and Families:

The school has developed a four-phase plan for the SCI-Arc community to return safely and systematically to campus amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Phase 1—began on March 16, 2020 with the closure of the SCI-Arc campus and the implementation of remote learning. Learn More

Report Card

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B+
  2. Value
    grade B
  3. Diversity
    grade A
  4. Campus
    grade unavailable
  5. Athletics
    grade unavailable
  6. Party Scene
    grade unavailable
  7. Professors
    grade B
  8. Location
    grade A
  9. Dorms
    grade unavailable
  10. Campus Food
    grade unavailable
  11. Student Life
    grade A+
  12. Safety
    grade B minus

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SCI-Arc is an above-average private college located in Los Angeles, California. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 248 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the SCI-Arc acceptance rate is 67%. The only major offered is Architecture. Graduating 76% of students, SCI-Arc alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $48,400.

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960 E. 3RD STREET
LOS ANGELES, CA 90013
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Southern California Institute of Architecture Rankings

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Southern CA Inst. of Architecture Admissions

Acceptance Rate
67%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
935-1250
ACT Range
27-30
Application Fee
$85
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
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Cost

Net Price
$51,591 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$19,447 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
27%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
4:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
100%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 3 responses
100%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 3 responses
33%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 3 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
248 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
1
Undergrads Over 25
19%
Pell Grant
20%
Varsity Athletes
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Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 3 responses
  • Cool
    33%
  • Devoted/hard-working
    33%
  • Tired
    33%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$43,100 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
76%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
81%
National
83%
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