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University of La Verne
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  • 4 Year
  • LA VERNE, CA

Direct Admissions

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Report Card

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

About

1950 THIRD ST
LA VERNE, CA 91750
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (with football)
Athletic Conference
Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference
From University of La Verne

University of La Verne is a nonprofit, private university that has helped students pursue their passions and achieve success since 1891.

Personal Approach

With an average class size of 16 and student-to-faculty ratio of 12:1, you will be on a first-name basis with your professors. Small classes allow for meaningful discussions and personalized learning opportunities.

The La Verne Experience

Because a high-quality education goes beyond academics, La Verne provides a rich variety of campus activities to help you build community. Live on campus, make lifelong friends, participate in one of our 70-plus student clubs, or compete on one of our 18 NCAA athletic teams.

Southern California Advantage

Live and study at the edge of one of the most vibrant metropolises in the world. Our campus is in a tight-knit community nestled in the picturesque foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains, just 35 miles from Los Angeles.

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University of La Verne Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Acceptance Rate
72%
SAT Range
930-1150
ACT Range
17-24
Application Fee
$50
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$22,538 / 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
$38,707 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
96%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
9:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
82%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 76 responses
76%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 106 responses
70%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 106 responses

Majors

Biology Department

academic spotlight

The Biology Department at the University of La Verne provides students with an education rich in theories, applications, and values for professional development and Earth's quality of life. Small classes, joint research projects, and diverse research facilities create a student-centered environment for hands-on learning and field experiences.

Online

Programs Offered Entirely Online
4
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
1
Online Bachelor's Programs
3
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    22%
  • On Campus
    65%
  • Online
    13%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
2,891 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
800
Undergrads Over 25
32%
Pell Grant
62%
Varsity Athletes
14%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 76 responses
  • Helpful diverse and self-driven
    34%
  • Diversity
    30%
  • Outgoing
    17%
  • Outgoing
    5%
  • alright
    3%
  • Immature
    3%
  • Beyond kind
    1%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
50%
Poll
51%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 117 responses
Poll
50%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 142 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 81 responses
  • Small but diverse community based school
    48%
  • Diversity
    23%
  • Simple
    7%
  • Lacking
    5%
  • Fast-paced
    4%
  • Small
    4%
  • Underrated
    4%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$49,200 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
69%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
92%
National
83%
79%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 42 responses

University of La Verne Reviews

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