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University of La Verne

La Verne, California
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Overview
Private not-for-profit
3,851 Undergraduates
48% Admissions Rate
Suburb: Large
Private
Region: West
Division 3
Size: Small
Commuter
Doctoral
University of La Verne
1950 Third St
La Verne, California
91750-4401
(909) 593-3511
www.laverne.edu/

The University of La Verne, a private university located in La Verne, California, is one of the top 140 institutions of higher education in the United States. The Church of the Brethren, a German Christian group, started the school in 1891. Originally called Lordsburg College, it was renamed La Verne. It officially became the University of La Verne in 1977. Today, the school is still affiliated with the Church of the Brethren, and holds some ceremonies in its church. It sits on 66 acres of land in a suburban setting, and is in Los Angeles County. Notable alumni include baseball player Dan Quisenberry, TV personality Ross Mathews, Christian minister Vernard Eller, politician Mike Morrell, “CSI” producer Anthony E. Zuiker, professor David Hollinger, actor Joseph Ashton, social entrepreneur Anna Ouroumian and football coach Larry Kennan. The school’s colors are green and orange, its mascots are Leo and Lea and its teams are nicknamed the Leopards. The University of La Verne is a member of NCAA Division III, and varsity sports offered include men’s baseball, basketball, football, cross country, golf and soccer, and women’s basketball, cross country, track and field, softball, swimming and diving, volleyball and water polo.

Location

La Verne is a small city in Los Angeles County, California, United States. The population was 31,063 at the 2010 census, down from 31,638 at the 2000 census. More from Wikipedia...

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coffee score

83

restaurants score

Students
42%

Men

58%

Women

27

Average Age of Entering Students

51%

Live On Campus

437

New Transfer Students

Admissions
48%

Acceptance Rate

14%

Enrollment Yield

930-1130

SAT Range

8,072

Applicants in 2016

Costs
$22,284

Typical Cost

$41,450

Average Tuition

99%

Recieve Financial Aid

89%

Have Loans

$19,775

Median Debt

Academics
15.0 to 1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Doctoral

Highest Degree Offered

Business Management And Administration

Top Major

Campus Life

Dorm Food:

Standard

Clubs & Extracurriculars:

Important, many to choose from

Greek Life:

Important, six fraternities and sororities on campus

Party Scene:

Standard, mostly on the weekends
Athletics
Basketball Conference:

Southern California Intercoll Ath Conf

Track & Field Conference:

Southern California Intercoll Ath Conf

Social
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