Laurus College Overview
Laurus College is a private for-profit institution located in San Luis Obispo, California. San Luis Obispo is a great location for students who prefer city over country life.
What Is Laurus College Known For?
- The bachelor's degree is the highest award offered at Laurus College.
- In 2017-2018, 77% of the faculty were full-time.
Laurus College Rankings
These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.
Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Laurus College.
Where Is Laurus College?
Contact details for Laurus College are given below.
|Address:||81 Higuera St Ste 110, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401|
Can I Afford Laurus College?
Student Loan Debt
Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Laurus College, approximately 90% of students took out student loans averaging $9,402 a year. That adds up to $37,608 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Laurus College is 19.1%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.
Laurus College Undergraduate Student Diversity
Of the 89 full-time undergraduates at Laurus College, 54% are male and 46% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Laurus College students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||14|
|Hispanic or Latino||23|
Online Learning at Laurus College
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Laurus College has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 81st most popular in California for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of Laurus College
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Laurus College was -3.1%. This is the #2,385 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Laurus College regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Laurus College majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Computer & Information Sciences||10%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Laurus College ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Laurus College.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|Communications Technologies & Support||#25|
|Computer Software & Applications||#83|
|Health & Medical Administrative Services||#379|
|Computer & Information Sciences||#459|
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
Laurus College Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
|Health & Medical Administrative Services||77||77|
|Business Administration & Management||26||26|
|Computer Software & Applications||5||5|
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
|Request Info||Southern New Hampshire University You have goals. Southern New Hampshire University can help you get there. Whether you need a bachelor's degree to get into a career or want a master's degree to move up in your current career, SNHU has an online program for you. Find your degree from over 200 online programs. Learn More >|