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University of La Verne

La Verne, CA

At A Glance

Main Address

1950 3rd St

La Verne, CA 91750-4401

www.laverne.edu

Admission Office

1950 Third Street

La Verne, CA 91750

Fax : (909) 392-2714

admission@laverne.edu

Contact : Todd Eckel

Interim Dean of Admission

Type of School

Medium

Private

university

4-year school

Coed

Hispanic-Serving Institution

Regionally Accredited

Western Association of Schools and Colleges

College Board Member

College Board Code: 4381

Quick Facts

Total undergraduates : 2,509

First-time degree-seeking freshmen : 495

Percentage of financial need met (average) : 43.0%

Average financial aid package : $34,241.00

In-State Tuition : $45,850.00

Out-of-State Tuition : $45,850.00

School Calendar

4-1-4

Degrees Available

Certificate

Associate

Bachelor's

Master's

Doctoral

Setting

Large Town (10-50k)

Suburban

Commuter campus

Other Characteristics

Online programs are available. Regional campuses throughout California provide undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs to adult students.

Deadlines

Admission

Regular application due: No Regular Application Deadline

Priority application due : --

College will notify student of admission : --

Student must reply to acceptance by : --

Housing deposit due : May 1

Tests

SAT Reasoning/ACT Score report due : --

SAT subject score report due : --

Financial Aid

Financial Aid Application due : --

Financial Aid Priority Application due : --

College will notify student : --

Student must reply : --

Transfer Students

Transfer Application closing date : --

College will notify student of transfer decision by : --

Transfer priority application date : --

Transfer student must reply : --

Transfer deadline for filing financial aid forms : --

Transfer priority financial aid deadline : --

College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about : --

Student must reply to financial aid decision by : --

Major and Learning Environment

Learning Environment

Calendar type : 4-1-4

Degrees Offered in : Certificate, Associate, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctoral degrees

Returning for sophomore year : 83.0%

Accreditation and Associations

Regionally Accredited

Western Association of Schools and Colleges

Hispanic-Serving Institution

College Board Member

Most Popular Majors

Bachelor's
Business/Marketing : 24.0%
Education : 12.0%
Social Sciences : 12.0%
Psychology : 10.0%
Biology : 9.0%
Communications/Journalism : 8.0%
Liberal Arts : 6.0%

All Majors

Levels at which colleges offer undergraduate majors are designated by these letters :

A = Associate degree, B = Bachelor's degree, C = Certificate degree, D = Doctor degree, M = Master degree

Biological & Biomedical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General B
Environmental Biology B

Business, Management, Marketing, & Related Support
Accounting B M
Business Administration and Management, General B M
Business/Managerial Economics B
E-Commerce/Electronic Commerce B
Finance, General M
International Business/Trade/Commerce B
Organizational Behavior Studies M

Communication, Journalism & Related Programs
Journalism B
Radio and Television B
Speech Communication and Rhetoric B

Computer & Information Sciences, Support Services
Computer and Information Sciences, General B

Education
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services M
Early Childhood Education and Teaching B M
Education, General B M
Educational Leadership and Administration, General D M
Elementary Education and Teaching B M
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching B
Reading Teacher Education M
Secondary Education and Teaching B M
Special Education and Teaching, General M

Engineering Technologies/Technicians
Computer/Computer Systems Technology/Technician C

English Language, Literature & Letters
Creative Writing C
English Language and Literature, General B

Family, Consumer & Human Sciences
Child Care and Support Services Management B
Human Development and Family Studies, General M

Foreign Language, Literatures & Linguistics
Comparative Literature B
French Language and Literature B
German Language and Literature B
Spanish Language and Literature B

Health Professions & Related Clinical Sciences
Athletic Training/Trainer B
Health/Health Care Administration/Management B M
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling M

History
History, General B

Legal Professions & Studies
Legal Assistant/Paralegal C
Legal Studies B

Liberal Arts & Sciences, Gen Studies & Humanities
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies A B

Mathematics & Statistics
Mathematics, General B

Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies
Behavioral Sciences B
Biological and Physical Sciences B
Gerontology M
Natural Sciences B

Natural Resources & Conservation
Environmental Science B

Philosophy & Religious Studies
Philosophy B
Religion/Religious Studies B

Physical Sciences
Chemistry, General B
Physics, General B

Psychology
Clinical Psychology D
Counseling Psychology M
Psychology, General B

Public Administration & Social Services
Public Administration B D M

Social Sciences
Anthropology B
Criminology B
Economics, General B
International Relations and Affairs B
Political Science and Government, General B
Social Sciences, General B
Sociology B

Visual & Performing Arts
Art History, Criticism and Conservation B
Art/Art Studies, General B
Drama and Dramatics/Theater Arts, General B
Music, General B
Photography B

Learning outside the classroom

Many colleges offer special programs like the opportunity to study abroad or participate in internships to get on-the-job training. Nearly all colleges provide extra academic help or tutoring to students who need it.

Special Study Options

Double Major

Visiting/Exchange Student Program

Honors Program

Independent Study

Internships

Liberal Arts/Career Combination

Student-Designed Major

Teacher Certification

Off-Campus Study Options

Study Abroad

Semester At Sea

Extended Class Availability

Extensive evening or early morning classes

Saturday Classes

Distance Learning

Weekend College

Computer Services

520 Public computers, available in: Computer Center, Libraries, Dorms

Dorms wired for access to campus-wide network

Dorms wired for high speed internet connections

Student web hosting available

Wireless network available

Campus Life

Campus General Information

Size : Medium-sized

Unique Facilities : art and photo galleries, theater, television station, campus radio station, natural science field station, green house, student microscopy and imaging center, teaching museum

Geographic Location : 35 miles from Los Angeles.

Large Town

Suburban

Commuter Campus

Total undergraduates : 2,509

First-time degree-seeking freshmen : 495

Degree-seeking undergrads : 2,497

Graduate enrollment : 1,975

Student General Information

All students average age : 20

Full time students average age : 20

In state students : 96.0%

Out of state students : 4.0%

Part Time students : 3.0%

Percentage of males : 43.0%

Percentage of females : 57.0%

Race/Ethnicity

Two or more races : 5.0%

Black African American : 5.0%

Asian : 5.0%

Hispanic/Latino : 57.0%

Race Ethnicity Unknown : 1.0%

White : 17.0%

Non-Resident Alien : 8.0%

Other Activities & Organizations

Other Activities & Organizations : Students must be in good academic standing to participate in clubs or organizations, including fraternities/sororities. Freshmen not permitted to join fraternities during the Fall term.

3.0% Men who Join Fraternities

6.0% Women who Join Sororities

Student Newspaper : Campus Times

Student Newspaper URL : https://laverne.edu/news/

Housing Policies

First-year students living in college housing : 51.0%

All undergraduates living in college housing : 32.0%

Housing Options

Men's Housing

Women's Housing

Special Housing For International Students

Theme Housing

Coed Housing

Additional Housing Options

Housing deposit : $300.00

Housing deposit due : May 1

Housing deposit is not refunded if student does not enroll.

Car is allowed for freshman

Pet is not allowed in the Dorm

General Athletics

Team Name : Leopards

Sport Member : NCAA

Sport's Levels Available

NCAA Division III

Intercollegiate

Intramural

Counseling And Wellness

Alcohol/substance abuse counseling

Chaplain/spiritual director

Career counseling

Economically disadvantaged students services

Employment services for undergraduates

Financial aid counseling

Health services

Minority students services

Personal counseling

Placement services for graduates

Adult (re-entering) student services/programs

Veteran's counselor

Additional Programs for Students with Disabilities

Services and/or facilities for hearing impaired

Partial services for students with learning disabilities

Services and/or facilities for speech or communications disorders

Services and/or facilities for visually impaired

Wheelchair Accessibility

Academic Support Programs

Learning center

Study skills assistance

Tutoring

Remedial instruction

Writing center

Activities

Y indicates available and N indicates not available

Activity Name

Available on Campus

Campus Ministries

Y

Choral Groups

Y

Concert Band

N

Dance Activity

Y

Drama/Theater

Y

Film Society

N

Fraternities

Y

Government or Political Activity

Y

International Student Organization

Y

Jazz Band

N

Literary Magazine

Y

Marching Band

N

Model United Nations

Y

Music Ensembles

Y

Musical Theater

Y

Opera

N

Pep Band

Y

Radio Station

Y

Sororities

Y

Student Newspaper

Y

Symphony Orchestra

N

Television Station

Y

Yearbook

N

Sports

Sport Name

Levels Available

Baseball

Men's Intercollegiate

Men's NCAA Division III

Basketball

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Men's NCAA Division III

Women's NCAA Division III

Cross-Country

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's NCAA Division III

Women's NCAA Division III

Diving

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Football

Men's Intercollegiate

Men's NCAA Division III

Golf

Men's Intercollegiate

Men's NCAA Division III

Women's NCAA Division III

Soccer

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Men's NCAA Division III

Women's NCAA Division III

Softball

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Women's NCAA Division III

Swimming

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's NCAA Division III

Women's NCAA Division III

Table tennis

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Tennis

Women's Intercollegiate

Track and Field

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Track: Indoor

Men's NCAA Division III

Women's NCAA Division III

Track: Outdoor

Men's NCAA Division III

Women's NCAA Division III

Volleyball

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Women's NCAA Division III

Water Polo

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's NCAA Division III

Women's NCAA Division III

Other Sports : martial arts club, dance


Applying

General Applying Information

Application Fee: Not reported

Application Fee Waiver Available: Yes

Total applicants : 6,864

Admitted : 3,835

Enrolled : 495

Somewhat selective 56.0% of applicants admitted

Applied early admission : --

Admitted early admission : --

Applied early action : --

Admitted early action : --



Admission stats are based on first-time, degree seeking freshmen from Fall 2016 and Fall 2017.

Very Important

Academic GPA

Application Essay

Character/Personal Qualities

Extracurricular Activities

Recommendations

Rigor of secondary school record

Standardized Test Scores

Considered

Alumni Relation

Class Rank

First generation college student

Geographical Residence

Interview

Level of Applicant's Interest

Talent/Ability

Volunteer Work

Work Experience

Test Policies for Admission Decisions

Considered if submitted: SAT Subject Tests

Test Policies for placement

SAT Reasoning Test

ACT

AP

Institution's own exam

SAT score use policy

Highest Section Scores Across Test Dates

Other Test Policies

Information not supplied by college

A note from the college

Secondary school record, academic GPA, application essay, recommendations, extracurricular activities, and character or personal qualities very important. Class rank also important. Interview, special talents or abilities, first generation, alumni relationships, volunteer work, work experience, and level of applicants interest may also be considered.

High school class rank of incoming freshmen

Top Tenth : 21.0%

Top Quarter : 54.0%

Top Half : 88.0%

Bottom Half : 12.0%

Bottom Quarter : 1.0%

GPAs of incoming freshmen

3.5 - 3.74 : 23.0%

3.25 - 3.49 : 16.0%

3.00 - 3.24 : 15.0%

2.50 - 2.99 : 10.0%

SAT Evidence Based Reading & Writing

700 - 800 : 2.0%

600 - 699 : 27.0%

500 - 599 : 58.0%

400 - 499 : 13.0%

For the SAT, we don't yet have information on the percent of freshmen in each score range. We'll post that information when it's available in spring 2017.

SAT Math

700 - 800 : 3.0%

600 - 699 : 20.0%

500 - 599 : 65.0%

400 - 499 : 12.0%

For the SAT, we don't yet have information on the percent of freshmen in each score range. We'll post that information when it's available in spring 2017.

ACT Composite

30 - 36 : 6.0%

24 - 29 : 29.0%

18 - 23 : 50.0%

12 - 17 : 15.0%

ACT Math

30 - 36 : 4.0%

24 - 29 : 20.0%

18 - 23 : 51.0%

12 - 17 : 25.0%

ACT English

30 - 36 : 11.0%

24 - 29 : 21.0%

18 - 23 : 43.0%

12 - 17 : 20.0%

6 - 11 : 5.0%

Advanced Placement Program (AP) Information

Offers credit for AP Exams : Yes

Offers placement into higher-level courses for AP Exams : No

Offers sophomore standing for qualifying AP scores : Yes

AP credit policy depends on student’s major, school, or program : Yes

From the college: Four semester hours of credit are granted for subject area examinations in the Advanced Placement Program administered by the College Board when a score of three or higher is achieved. Selected Advanced Placement exams may be used to meet general education requirements.

High school Coursework

High School diploma required, GED accepted

Course Name

Required

Recommended

History

3

0

English

4

0

Math

3

4

Science

2

0

Science Lab

1

2

Social Studies

2

0

Foreign Language

0

2

Academic Electives

0

0

TEST Scores

Percent who submitted SAT scores : 91.0% and Percent who submitted ACT scores : 21.0%

Test Subjects

Middle 50% of First-Year Students

SAT Math

520 - 590

SAT Evidence Based Reading & Writing

520 - 600

ACT Composite

19 - 24


AP & Admission Policy

Exam

Min Score Required

Number of Credits (By quarterly credits)

Equivalent Course(s)

Applicable Program

2-D Art and Design

3

4

--

All

3-D Art and Design

3

4

--

All

Art History

3

4

--

All

Biology

4

4

--

All

Calculus AB

3

4

--

All

4

4

--

All

Calculus BC

3

4

--

All

4

8

--

All

4

4

--

All

Calculus BC: AB Subscore

3

4

--

All

4

4

--

All

Chemistry

3

4

--

All

4

4

--

All

Chinese Language and Culture

3

4

--

All

Comparative Government and Politics

3

4

--

All

Computer Science A

3

4

--

All

Computer Science Principles

3

4

--

All

Drawing

3

4

--

All

English Language and Composition

3

4

--

Other

English Literature and Composition

3

4

--

All

Environmental Science

3

4

--

All

European History

3

4

--

All

French Language and Culture

3

4

--

All

German Language and Culture

3

4

--

Other

Human Geography

3

4

--

Other

Italian Language and Culture

3

4

--

All

Japanese Language and Culture

3

4

--

All

Latin

3

4

--

All

Macroeconomics

3

4

--

All

Microeconomics

3

4

--

All

Music Theory

4

4

--

All

Physics 1

3

4

--

All

4

4

--

All

Physics 2

3

4

--

All

4

4

--

All

Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism

3

4

--

All

4

4

--

All

Physics C: Mechanics

3

4

--

All

4

4

--

All

Psychology

4

4

--

All

Spanish Language and Culture

3

4

--

All

Spanish Literature and Culture

3

4

--

All

Statistics

3

4

--

All

4

4

--

All

United States Government and Politics

3

4

--

All

4

4

--

All

United States History

3

4

--

All

4

4

--

All

World History: Modern

3

4

--

All

College-Level Examination Program (CLEP)

Exam

Minimum Grade for Credit

Credit Hours Awarded

American Government

50

3

American Literature

50

6

Analyzing and Interpreting Literature

50

6

Biology

50

6

Calculus with Elementary Functions

50

6

Chemistry

50

6

College Algebra

50

3

College Mathematics

50

6

English Literature

50

6

French I

50

3

German I

50

3

History of United States I

50

3

History of United States II

50

3

Human Growth and Development

50

3

Humanities

50

6

Information Systems and Computer Applications

50

3

Introduction to Educational Psychology

50

3

Introductory Business Law

50

3

Introductory Psychology

50

3

Introductory Sociology

50

3

Natural Science

50

6

Principles of Macroeconomics

50

3

Principles of Management

50

3

Principles of Marketing

50

3

Principles of Microeconomics

50

3

Social Sciences and History

50

6

Spanish I

50

3

Western Civilization I

50

3

Western Civilization II

50

3

Paying

Financial Aid Distribution & Stats

% of scholarship / grants : 100.0%

% of need met : 43.0%

Average 1st year financial aid package : $34,241.00

Avg non need-based aid : $12,870.00

Avg need-based scholarship or grant award : $17,673.00

Avg need-based loan : $5,114.00

Avg indebtedness at graduation : $30,141.00

Financial Aid Deadlines

Contact Information

Financial aid office phone : (800) 649-0160

Financial Aid Forms

Domestic first-year financial aid applicants must submit the following forms, if applicable:

FAFSA

State aid form

Part-Time Costs

Cost per credit hour (in-state): $1,300.00

Cost per credit hour (out-of-state): --

Note: These costs are tuition fees only. In some cases, fees and other expenses can be additional.

Financial Aid Policies

This school practices need-blind admissions.

Non need-based financial aid determined by

Academics

Tuition payment plans

Credit card payment

Deferred payment

Installment payment

Annual College Costs

Cost Category

On Campus

Off Campus

At Home

In-state tuition and fees:

$45,850.00

$45,850.00

$45,850.00

Out-of-state tuition and fees:

$45,850.00

$45,850.00

$45,850.00

Room and board:

$13,800.00

$16,580.00

$2,700.00

Books and supplies:

$1,080.00

$1,080.00

$1,080.00

Estimated personal expenses:

$2,678.00

$3,294.00

$3,294.00

Transportation expenses:

$324.00

$938.00

$938.00

Estimated Total In-state:

$63,732.00

$67,742.00

$53,862.00

Estimated Total Out-of-state:

$63,732.00

$67,742.00

$53,862.00

The prices listed above are probably not what you and your family will pay. Most college students receive financial aid, which reduces the amount the family actually pays. For U.S. colleges, use the college's net price calculator to get the best estimate of what your family will pay.


For Transfer Students

Credit Information

Minimum number of credits: 28

Minimum college GPA (on a 4.0 scale): 2.7

Lowest grade earned for course that may be transferred for credit (on a 4.0 scale): 2

Maximum credits/courses from a 2-year institution: 88

Maximum credits/courses from a 4-year institution: 88

Minimum credits transfers must complete to earn bachelor's degree: 44

Admission Requirements (Required)

College Transcript(s)

Essay or Personal Statement

Admission Requirements (Recommended)

Interview

Students who applied for transfer

Terms in which transfer students may enroll

Fall

Spring

Transfers accepted as

2nd semester freshman

Sophomore

Junior

Senior

Services for students transferring IN from another school

Advisor

Orientation

Pre-admission transcript evaluation (determination of what courses will transfer)

Re-entry advisor

Services for students transferring OUT of this school

Transfer advisor

Special Requirements

High school transcript and SAT scores required of applicants with fewer than 28 transferable semester hours.

For International Students

Admission for International Students

Application fee: --

Annual College Costs

Tuition and Fees: $45,850.00

Room & Board(on-campus): $13,800.00

Room & Board(off-campus): $16,580.00

Additional estimated expenses: --

Costs per credit hour: $1,300.00

Financial Aid

International students eligible for non-need based aid

Total Amount Awarded: $1,311,500.00

Number of enrolled international undergraduates received aid: 111

Non-resident aliens must submit the following financial aid forms:

CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE

Tests for International Students

TOEFL Required of non-resident alien applicants

TOEFL (internet-based test) average score: --

TOEFL (internet-based test) minimum score: 80

TOEFL (paper) average score: --

TOEFL (paper) minimum score: --

Services for International Students

Special International Student Orientation Program

International Student Adviser