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.

Website: www.laverne.edu/

Private
Co-ed
2,753
Undergraduate
Students
(58.3%) 1,606 Women
(41.7%) 1,147 Men
2,050
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
48% of 8,012 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
555 average
510-595 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
559 average
520-600 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
23 average
20-25 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$59,784
Tuition and Fees
$41,450
Room and Board
$13,140
Average Percent of Need Met
65%
Average Freshman Award
$34,198
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates
$33,384
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
4-1-4
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
226
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
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Campus Life

La Verne Population
31,348
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Los Angeles
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are not guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
30% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Leopard
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
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Students

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
First-Year Students Returning
79.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
52.0%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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Freshman Admission Requirements


Entrance Difficulty

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

High School Units Required or Recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended
Subject Required Units Recommended Units
English 4  
Mathematics 3 4
Science 2  
Foreign Language   2
Social Studies 2  
History 3  
Academic Electives    

Examinations

Examinations
Exam Required Units Scores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Required August 31
SAT Only    
ACT Only    
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT    
SAT Subject Tests Only  
SAT Essay Component Policy Not Reported
ACT Writing Test Policy Writing component required
ACT Writing Test Policy SAT: No policy as of now
ACT: No policy as of now

Applying for Admission


Admissions Office

Address
1950 Third Street
City, State, Zip
La Verne, CA 91750-4443
Phone
 
Fax
(909) 593-0965
E-mail
admission@laverne.edu

Application Dates and Fees

Regular Admisson 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
Available

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


Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record X
Academic GPA X
Standardized Tests X
Class Rank X
Recommendations X
Essay X
Interview X
Level of Applicant's Interest X
Extracurricular Activities X
Volunteer Work X
Particular Talent/Ability X
Character/Personal Qualities X
First Generation to Attend College X
State Residency X
Geographic Residence X
Relation with Alumnus X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Ethnicity X
Work Experience X

Profile of Fall Admission


Overall Admission Rate
48% of 8,012 applicants were admitted
Women
Not reported
Men
Not reported
Students Enrolled
Not reported
Women
372 admitted students enrolled
Men
291 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision Admission Rate
 
Early Action Admission Rate
 
Students Offered Wait List
 
Students Accepting Wait List Position
 
Students Admitted From Wait List
 

Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)

Average GPA
3.46
3.75 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 Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

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

ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

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

Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

High School Class Rank
Top tenth: 20%
Top quarter: 49%
Top half: 84%
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
$59,784
Tuition and Fees
$41,450
Room and Board
$13,140
Books and Supplies
$1,854
Other Expenses
$3,340
Payment Plans
Installment plan, deferred payment

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
finaid@laverne.edu
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 2
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning March 1
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 001216
Free
State Aid Form  

Profile of 2017 - 18 Financial Aid


Freshman

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 Who Took Out Loans
77%
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates
$33,384
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans
State Loans
 
Other Loans
College/university loans

Scholarships and Grants

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

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Art/Fine Arts, Cinema/Film/Broadcasting, Journalism/Publications, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Community Service, Leadership
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported
Academic Calendar System
4-1-4
Summer Session
Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • 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
Business/marketing, Psychology, Education
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
None
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
Offered
Online Degrees
Not reported

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements


General Education/Core Curriculum
Required
Computer
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Required
Math/Science
Required for all students

Faculty and 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
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
2-9 students: 100% of discussion sections/labs

Advanced Placement


International Baccalaureate
Accepted
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources


Library Available on Campus
Yes
Holdings
 
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 Learning Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School 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

  • 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

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Doctor of Education, Doctor of Psychology, Juris Doctor, Doctor of Public Administration

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Counselor Education
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Elementary Education
  • Health Services Management and Hospital Administration
  • Law
  • Organizational Management
  • Psychology--General
  • Public Administration
  • Secondary Education
  • Special Education

Location and Setting


Boston Population
31,348
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Los Angeles
Campus Size
66 acres

Weather

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

Getting Around

Campus Map
Map
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 in College Housing
30% of all students
Housing Requirements
 
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are not guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
70%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
Assistance in locating off-campus housing is available

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Available
Other
 

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Not offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

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

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Baseball     x  
Basketball x   x  
Cross-Country Running x   x  
Football     x  
Golf     x  
Soccer x   x  
Softball x      
Swimming And Diving x   x  
Tennis x   x  
Track And Field x   x  
Volleyball x      
Water Polo x   x  
Women's Sports
Offered Scholarships
Baseball    
Basketball x  
Cross-Country Running x  
Football    
Golf    
Soccer x  
Softball x  
Swimming And Diving x  
Tennis x  
Track And Field x  
Volleyball x  
Water Polo x  
Mens's Sports
Offered Scholarships
Baseball x  
Basketball x  
Cross-Country Running x  
Football x  
Golf x  
Soccer x  
Softball    
Swimming And Diving x  
Tennis x  
Track And Field x  
Volleyball    
Water Polo x  
Women's Club Sports
 
Men's Club Sports
 

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
 

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
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


Coeducational
Yes
All Undergraduates
2,753
Women
1,606 (58.3%)
Men
1,147 (41.7%)
Full-Time Undergraduates
2,673
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
All Graduate Students
2,050

Undergraduate Retention and Graduation


First-Year Students Returning
79.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
52.0%
Students Graduating Within 5 Years
63.5%
Students Graduating Within 6 Years
67.0%

After Graduation


Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Average Starting Salary
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
Disciplines Pursued
Not reported

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