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University of La Verne Overview

University of La Verne is a private not-for-profit institution located in La Verne, California. ULV is located in a safe and convenient suburb.

What Is University of La Verne Known For?

1,333 Undergraduate Awards
$50,223 Avg Cost After Aid
48% Acceptance Rate
  • Students at ULV have an easier time paying back their loans. The school's student loan default rate is only 4%, compared to the national rate of 10.1%.
  • The highest award offered at ULV is the doctor's degree.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 36% of the faculty were full-time.
  • Students who graduate from ULV with a bachelor's degree make about $49,200 a year. That's 21% more than those who graduate from other schools.

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University of La Verne Rankings

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

ULV has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#237 Most Popular Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at ULV.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#8 Best Value Public Administration & Social Service Doctor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#18 Best Value Psychology Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#23 Best Value Mental & Social Health Services Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#24 Best Mental & Social Health Services Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#28 Best Value Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#30 Best Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#32 Best Value General Psychology Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#33 Best Student Counseling Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#41 Best Value Student Counseling Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#150 Best Business Administration & Management Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards ULV has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#2 Best Colleges for Public Administration College Factual
#4 Best Public Administration Colleges for Veterans College Factual
#5 Highest Paid Public Administration & Social Service Graduates College Factual
#25 Best Colleges for Public Administration & Social Service College Factual
#25 Best Public Administration & Social Service Colleges for Non-Traditional Students College Factual
#37 Best Public Administration & Social Service Colleges for Veterans College Factual

Where Is University of La Verne?

Location of University of La Verne

Contact details for ULV are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1950 Third St, La Verne, CA 91750-4401
Phone: 909-593-3511
Website: www.laverne.edu/
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pages/University-of-La-Verne/347968898595738
Twitter: https://twitter.com/ULaVerne

How Do I Get Into ULV?

You can apply to ULV online at: laverne.edu/apply/

Admission Requirements for ULV

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program required
Recommendations required
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into ULV?

48% Acceptance Rate
63% Of Accepted Are Women
89% Submit SAT Scores
ULV has a fairly low acceptance rate of 48%, which makes it more selective than most schools. Take time to make sure you submit all the requested materials and you prepare the application in full. You don't want to get denied right off the bat due to an incomplete application!

Approximately 37% of accepted students are men and 63% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 46%, and the acceptance rate for women is 48%.

Average Test Scores

About 89% of students accepted to ULV submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 510 and 600. Math scores were between 510 and 593.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for University of La Verne  ( 510 to 600 )
200
800

SAT Math Scores for University of La Verne  ( 510 to 593 )
200
800
ULV received ACT scores from 22% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 18 and 24. Math scores were between 18 and 25. Composite scores were between 19 and 25.

ACT English Scores for University of La Verne  ( 18 to 24 )
1
36
ACT Math Scores for University of La Verne  ( 18 to 25 )
1
36
ACT Composite Scores for University of La Verne  ( 19 to 25 )
1
36

Can I Afford University of La Verne?

$50,223 Net Price
72% Take Out Loans
4.0% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of ULV is $50,223. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

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 ULV, approximately 72% of students took out student loans averaging $6,884 a year. That adds up to $27,536 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at ULV is 4.0%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

University of La Verne Undergraduate Student Diversity

3,353 Full-Time Undergraduates
58% Women
71% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 4,528 undergraduate students at ULV, with 3,353 being full-time and 1,175 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  ULV

There are also 2,868 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 3,353 full-time undergraduates at ULV, 42% are male and 58% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  ULV

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of University of La Verne students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of ULV Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 173
Black or African American 174
Hispanic or Latino 1,865
White 685
International Students 175
Other Races/Ethnicities 281

Geographic Diversity

California students aren't the only ones who study at University of La Verne. At this time, 9 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 50 countries are represented at ULV. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, Taiwan, and Qatar.

Online Learning at University of La Verne

947 Took All Classes Online
1,713 Took At Least One Class Online
8.2% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 2 bachelor’s degree and 2 master’s degree programs available online at ULV. In 2017-2018, 1,713 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at ULV has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 22nd 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 ULV

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at University of La Verne was 8.2%. This is the #1,442 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at ULV regardless of major.

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at ULV 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 ULV.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Public Administration #62
Human Resource Management #79
Public Administration & Social Service #132
Business Administration & Management #490

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%.

University of La Verne Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Associate’s Bachelor’s Master’s Doctor’s TOTAL
Business Administration & Management 0 468 316 0 784
Student Counseling 0 0 169 0 169
Liberal Arts General Studies 33 113 0 0 146
General Psychology 0 113 10 0 123
Human Resource Management 0 0 117 0 117
Other Education 0 0 90 0 90
Human Development & Family Studies 0 53 37 0 90
Law 0 0 0 88 88
Teacher Education Subject Specific 0 74 4 0 78
Accounting 0 37 39 0 76
Criminology 0 54 0 0 54
Finance & Financial Management 0 0 47 0 47
Health & Medical Administrative Services 0 7 37 0 44
General Biology 0 43 0 0 43
Computer Information Systems 0 42 0 0 42
Public Administration 0 16 20 4 40
Educational Administration 0 0 9 29 38
Communication & Media Studies 0 35 0 0 35
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology 0 0 23 6 29
Political Science & Government 0 23 0 0 23
Radio, Television & Digital Communication 0 22 0 0 22
Non-Professional General Legal Studies 0 22 0 0 22
Sociology 0 21 0 0 21
General English Literature 0 17 0 0 17
Other Social Sciences 0 17 0 0 17
Mental & Social Health Services 0 0 14 0 14
Anthropology 0 14 0 0 14
Economics 0 13 0 0 13
Mathematics 0 12 0 0 12
Chemistry 0 12 0 0 12
Special Education 0 0 11 0 11
History 0 11 0 0 11
Fine & Studio Arts 0 9 0 0 9
Gerontology 0 0 8 0 8
Allied Health Professions 0 7 0 0 7
International Business 0 6 0 0 6
Philosophy 0 6 0 0 6
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 0 6 0 0 6
Journalism 0 5 0 0 5
Teacher Education Grade Specific 0 0 5 0 5
Other Psychology 0 0 0 5 5
Writing Studies 0 4 0 0 4
Romance Languages 0 4 0 0 4
Physics 0 3 0 0 3
General Social Sciences 0 3 0 0 3
Music 0 3 0 0 3
International Relations & National Security 0 2 0 0 2
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 0 1 0 0 1
Religious Studies 0 1 0 0 1
Drama & Theater Arts 0 1 0 0 1
Ecology, Evolution & Systematics Biology 0 0 0 0 0
Publishing 0 0 0 0 0
Area Studies 0 0 0 0 0
Germanic Languages 0 0 0 0 0
Legal Support Services 0 0 0 0 0
Behavioral Science 0 0 0 0 0
Natural Sciences 0 0 0 0 0
Natural Resources Conservation 0 0 0 0 0
Other Philosophy & Religious Studies 0 0 0 0 0
Design & Applied Arts 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 33 1,300 956 132 2,421

References

*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.

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