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American Jewish University

Los Angeles, CA

At A Glance

Main Address

15600 Mulholland Dr

Los Angeles, CA 90077-1519

www.aju.edu/undergrad

Admission Office

Office of Undergraduate Admissions

Familian Campus, 15600 Mulholland Drive

Bel-Air, CA 90077

(310) 476-9777

Fax : (310) 471-3657

admissions@aju.edu

Contact : Alvira Chernichovski

Director of Admissions

Type of School

Small

Private

university

liberal arts college

4-year school

Coed

Regionally Accredited

Western Association of Schools and Colleges

Jewish

College Board Code: 4876

Quick Facts

Total undergraduates : 49

In-State Tuition : $33,010.00

Out-of-State Tuition : $33,010.00

School Calendar

Semester

Degrees Available

Associate

Bachelor's

Master's

Setting

Very Large City (>500k)

Urban

Residential campus

Other Characteristics

small class sizes, with student to faculty ratio of 7:1, core curriculum focused on social justice and ethical leadership

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 : --

Tests

SAT Reasoning/ACT Score report due : May 31

SAT subject score report due : May 31

Financial Aid

Financial Aid Application due : --

Financial Aid Priority Application due : Mar 2

College will notify student : --

Student must reply : Jun 30

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 : Jul 1

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 : Semester

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

Accreditation and Associations

Regionally Accredited

Western Association of Schools and Colleges

Most Popular Majors

Bachelor's
Health Professions : 32.0%
Business/Marketing : 23.0%
Social Sciences : 18.0%
Philosophy and Religious Studies : 13.0%
Communications/Journalism : 9.0%
Psychology : 5.0%

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

Business, Management, Marketing, & Related Support
Business/Commerce, General B
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management M

Communication, Journalism & Related Programs
Mass Communication/Media Studies B

Education
Education, General M

Health Professions & Related Clinical Sciences
Bioethics/Medical Ethics B

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

Philosophy & Religious Studies
Jewish/Judaic Studies B

Psychology
Psychology, General B

Social Sciences
American Government and Politics (United States) B
International Relations and Affairs B
Political Science and Government, General 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

Cross-Registration

Independent Study

Internships

Student-Designed Major

Double Major

Off-Campus Study Options

Study Abroad

Extended Class Availability

Extensive evening or early morning classes

Computer Services

38 Public computers, available in: Computer Center, Dorms, Libraries, Student Center

Wireless network available

Dorms wired for access to campus-wide network

Dorms wired for high speed internet connections

Campus Life

Campus General Information

Size : Small

Unique Facilities : sculpture garden, art gallery, synagogue, Kosher cafeteria

Geographic Location : 5 miles from Los Angeles.

Very Large City

Urban

Residential Campus

Total undergraduates : 49

First-time degree-seeking freshmen : --

Degree-seeking undergrads : 49

Graduate enrollment : 76

Student General Information

All students average age : 23

Full time students average age : 22

In state students : 85.0%

Out of state students : 15.0%

Part Time students : 14.0%

Percentage of males : 24.0%

Percentage of females : 76.0%

Race/Ethnicity

Race Ethnicity Unknown : 49.0%

White : 51.0%

Housing Policies

First-year students living in college housing : 85.0%

All undergraduates living in college housing : 34.0%

Housing Options

Apartments For Married Students

Apartments For Single Students

Special Housing For Disabled Students

Coed Housing

Additional Housing Options

Housing deposit : $100.00

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 : Zion

Counseling And Wellness

Career counseling

Employment services for undergraduates

Health services

Alcohol/substance abuse counseling

Chaplain/spiritual director

Financial aid counseling

Additional Programs for Students with Disabilities

Wheelchair Accessibility

Partial services for students with learning disabilities

Academic Support Programs

Reduced course load

Tutoring

Writing center

Study skills assistance

Activities

Y indicates available and N indicates not available

Activity Name

Available on Campus

Campus Ministries

N

Choral Groups

Y

Concert Band

N

Dance Activity

Y

Drama/Theater

Y

Film Society

N

Fraternities

N

Government or Political Activity

Y

International Student Organization

N

Jazz Band

N

Literary Magazine

Y

Marching Band

N

Model United Nations

N

Music Ensembles

N

Musical Theater

N

Opera

N

Pep Band

N

Radio Station

N

Sororities

N

Student Newspaper

Y

Symphony Orchestra

N

Television Station

Y

Yearbook

N

Sports

Applying

General Applying Information

Application Fee: $35.00

Application fee notes: Paper/Online

Application Fee Waiver Available: Yes

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

Application Essay

Character/Personal Qualities

Extracurricular Activities

Recommendations

Talent/Ability

Volunteer Work

Important

Academic GPA

Level of Applicant's Interest

Considered

Alumni Relation

Class Rank

First generation college student

Interview

Religious Affiliation or Commitment

Rigor of secondary school record

Standardized Test Scores

Work Experience

Test Policies for Admission Decisions

Recommended: SAT or ACT

Considered if submitted: SAT Subject Tests

Test Policies for placement

Institution's own exam

SAT score use policy

Please contact college for information about its use of SAT scores

Additional requirements for home-schooled students

Special requirements for home-schooled applicants:

(in addition to any polices listed)

Transcript/record of courses and grades

Letter of recommendation from person other than parent

Other Test Policies

Providing test scores can help applicants with less than stellar grades or help applicants' pursuit of merit-based scholarships.

A note from the college

An applicant's aspirations, goals, personal experience, ability to connect with others, interpersonal skills, and involvement with leadership activities weigh heavily in the application process. On-campus visit highly encouraged.

High school class rank of incoming freshmen

Top Quarter : 33.0%

Top Half : 67.0%

Bottom Half : 33.0%

GPAs of incoming freshmen

3.5 - 3.74 : 19.0%

3.25 - 3.49 : 27.0%

3.00 - 3.24 : 18.0%

2.50 - 2.99 : 27.0%

2.00 - 2.49 : 9.0%

Advanced Placement Program (AP) Information

Offers credit for AP Exams : Yes

Offers sophomore standing for qualifying AP scores : No

From the college: We offer credit for scores of 4 or 5.

High school Coursework

High School diploma required, GED accepted

Course Name

Required

Recommended

History

0

0

English

0

0

Math

0

0

Science

0

0

Science Lab

0

0

Social Studies

0

0

Foreign Language

0

0

TEST Scores

Percent who submitted SAT scores : -- and Percent who submitted ACT scores : --

Test Subjects

Middle 50% of First-Year Students

SAT Math

*

SAT Evidence Based Reading & Writing

*

ACT Composite

*


* The college did not report these requirements or does not have specific requirements.


Paying

Financial Aid Distribution & Stats

Financial Aid Deadlines

Financial Aid Priority Deadline : Mar 2

Respond By Date : Jun 30

Contact Information

Financial aid contact name : Larisa Zadoyen

Financial aid office phone : (310) 476-9777

Financial Aid Forms

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

FAFSA

Institution's own financial aid form

Other: Verification Form

Part-Time Costs

Cost per credit hour (in-state): $1,308.00

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.

Need-based financial aid determined by

Academics

Non need-based financial aid determined by

Leadership

Minority Status

Music/Drama

State/District Residency

Work Study Programs

Weekends

Tuition payment plans

Credit card payment

Installment payment

Annual College Costs

Cost Category

On Campus

Off Campus

At Home

In-state tuition and fees:

$33,010.00

$33,010.00

$33,010.00

Out-of-state tuition and fees:

$33,010.00

$33,010.00

$33,010.00

Room and board:

$16,336.00

$15,084.00

--

Books and supplies:

$1,080.00

$1,080.00

$1,080.00

Estimated personal expenses:

$2,853.00

--

$3,564.00

Transportation expenses:

$874.00

--

$1,134.00

Estimated Total In-state:

$54,153.00

$49,174.00

$38,788.00

Estimated Total Out-of-state:

$54,153.00

$49,174.00

$38,788.00

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: --

Minimum college GPA (on a 4.0 scale): --

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: 70

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

Minimum credits transfers must complete to earn bachelor's degree: 50

Admission Requirements (Required)

College Transcript(s)

Essay or Personal Statement

Admission Requirements (Recommended)

High School Transcript

Interview

Students who applied for transfer

Students who applied for transfer from 2 year schools: 30.0%

Students who applied for transfer from 4 year schools: 70.0%

Terms in which transfer students may enroll

Fall

Spring

Transfers accepted as

1st semester freshman

2nd semester freshman

Sophomore

Junior

Services for students transferring IN from another school

Advisor

Orientation

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

Special Requirements

--

For International Students

Admission for International Students

Application fee: $35.00

Annual College Costs

Tuition and Fees: $33,010.00

Room & Board(on-campus): $16,336.00

Room & Board(off-campus): $15,084.00

Additional estimated expenses: --

Costs per credit hour: $1,308.00

Financial Aid

International students eligible for need based aid

International students eligible for non-need based aid

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

Foreign Student Certification of Finances

Foreign Student Financial Aid Application

Tests for International Students

TOEFL Required of non-resident alien applicants

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

TOEFL (internet-based test) minimum score: 75

TOEFL (paper) average score: --

TOEFL (paper) minimum score: --

Services for International Students