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Southern California Institute of Architecture
Los Angeles, CA
Southern California Institute of Architecture, founded in 1972, is a private architecture school. Its campus is located in Santa Monica, 10 miles from downtown Los Angeles.
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Institution Type Private
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 255
   Women 97 (38.0%)
   Men 158 (62.0%)
Graduate Students 247
Entrance Difficulty Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate 73% of 214 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered No
Early Decision Offered No
Regular Admission Deadline January 15
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA 3.50
SAT Math 612 average
535-685 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading 493 average
435-565 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing
ACT Composite 26 average
24-29 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 Not available
  Tuition and Fees $42,900
  Room and Board Not reported
Average Percent of Need Met 64%
Average Freshman Award $27,752
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
C O L L E G E   P R O F I L E   -   O V E R V I E W   -   2
Academic Calendar System Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates 29
Regular Class Size Not reported
Los Angeles Population 3,857,799
Nearest Metropolitan Area Los Angeles
Freshman Housing Guarantee  
Students in College Housing  
Athletic Conferences  
Ethnicity of Students from U.S. 0.0% American Indian/Alaskan Native
36.3% Asian
1.6% Black/African-American
28.2% Hispanic/Latino
0.8% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
26.6% White
1.6% Unknown
International Students 51.4%
First-Year Students Returning 94.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years Not reported
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly Not reported