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University of La Verne
La Verne, CA
LaVerne, founded in 1891, is a church-affiliated university. Its 34-acre campus is located in LaVerne, 35 miles east of Los Angeles.
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Institution Type Private
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 2,809
   Women 1,631 (58.1%)
   Men 1,178 (41.9%)
Graduate Students 2,064
Entrance Difficulty Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate 48% of 8,072 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered No
Early Decision Offered No
Regular Admission Deadline Rolling
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA 3.46
SAT Math 528 average
470-570 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading 514 average
460-560 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing
ACT Composite 23 average
20-26 range of middle 50%
Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Academic GPA X      
Standardized Tests X      
Essay X      
Extracurricular Activities X      
Cost of Attendance $57,849
  Tuition and Fees $39,900
  Room and Board $12,890
Average Percent of Need Met 48%
Average Freshman Award $31,855
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
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Academic Calendar System 4-1-4
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates 233
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
La Verne Population 31,348
Nearest Metropolitan Area Los Angeles
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are not guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 51% of freshmen, 31% of all students
Athletic Conferences NCAA Division III
Mascot Leopard
Ethnicity of Students from U.S. 0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
5.9% Asian
5.5% Black/African-American
55.7% Hispanic/Latino
5.5% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.8% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
24.2% White
2.3% Unknown
International Students 5.7% from 28 countries
First-Year Students Returning 88.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years 47.9%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly Not reported