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University of La Verne is a private institution that was founded in 1891. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,499, its setting is suburban, and the campus size is 38 acres. It utilizes a 4-1-4-based academic calendar. University of La Verne's ranking in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges is National Universities, 161. Its tuition and fees are $35,000 (2013-14).
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It is the mission of the University of La Verne to provide opportunities for students to achieve their educational goals and become contributing citizens to the global community.
|School type||private, coed college|
When applying to University of La Verne, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due August 31. The application fee at University of La Verne is $50. It is selective, with an acceptance rate of 39 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2012 acceptance rate||39.0%|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||August 31|
The student-faculty ratio at University of La Verne is 12:1, and the school has 62.2 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at University of La Verne include: Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Social Sciences; Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities; Psychology; and Education. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 83 percent.
|4-year graduation rate||40%|
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University of La Verne has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,499, with a gender distribution of 39.6 percent male students and 60.4 percent female students. At this school, 33 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 67 percent of students live off campus. University of La Verne is part of the NCAA III athletic conference.
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|Collegiate athletic association||NCAA III|
Campus Info & Services
University of La Verne offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, and health insurance. University of La Verne also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at University of La Verne, 70 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at University of La Verne.
|Students who have cars on campus||70%|
|Health insurance offered||Yes|
Paying for School
At University of La Verne, 85.6 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $11,716.
Paying for college doesn't have to be difficult or devastating. Go to the Paying for College knowledge center to get advice on raising cash and reducing costs.
|Tuition and fees||$35,000 (2013-14)|
|Room and board||$11,910 (2013-14)|
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* Overview details based on 2012 data