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University of La Verne Data & Information Overview

This overview covers the essential stats on University of La Verne, including its rankings, majors, diversity, and more. All you need to do to learn more about a stat is click on its tile, and you'll be taken to another page that analyzes that data more closely. Also, you can use the links below to scroll to any section of this page.

How Well Is University of La Verne Ranked?

2021 Rankings

In its yearly rankings, College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities to determine which ones are the best in a variety of categories, such as overall value, quality, diversity, which schools are the best for each major, and much more.

University of La Verne was awarded 20 badges in the 2021 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is public administration.

Overall Quality

College Factual ranked ULV as #442 out of 1,715 colleges and universities in the country on its 2021 Best Colleges list.

ULV is also ranked #42 out of 116 schools in California.

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Is It Hard to Get Into ULV?

Acceptance Rate

If you're applying to University of La Verne you'll face some tough competition, since the school's acceptance rate is only 48%. Definitely don't wait until the last minute to submit your application, since applying early may be in your favor.

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 )

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

ACT Composite Scores for University of La Verne  ( 19 to 25 )

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University of La Verne Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

With a student to faculty ratio of 15 to 1, University of La Verne is about average in this regard as the nationwide rate is 15 to 1. While this does not translate directly to class size, it's a good indicator of how much time professors will have to spend with their students on a one-on-one basis.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

When estimating how much access students will have to their teachers, some people like to look at what percentage of faculty members are full time. This is because part-time teachers may not have as much time to spend on campus as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at University of La Verne is 36%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  36 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at University of La Verne

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate of 79% tells us that most first-year, full-time students like University of La Verne enough to come back for another year. This is a fair bit higher than the national average of 68%. That's certainly something to check off in the good column about the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  79 out of 100

Graduation Rate

The on-time graduation rate for someone pursuing a bachelor's degree is typically four years. This rate at ULV for first-time, full-time students is 45%, which is better than the national average of 33.3%.

On-Time Graduation Rate  45 out of 100

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Good Overall Diversity at ULV

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 5,149 undergraduates at ULV with 3,744 being full-time and 1,405 being part-time.

ULV Diversity Score

For each college and university, College Factual calculates an overall diversity score that takes four factors into account: gender, ethnicity, age, and home location of the student. Then, the schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest.

The overall diversity score for ULV is 73.61 out of 100, meaning that is is more diverse than most schools in the country.

Overall Diversity Score  73.61 out of 100
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How Much Does University of La Verne Cost?

The overall average net price of ULV is $24,750. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for ULV

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$20,618 $21,761 $23,982 $26,933 $33,237

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of ULV, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. 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.

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How Much Money Do ULV Graduates Make?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from ULV make around $49,200 per year during the early years of their employment. This is good news for future ULV graduates since it is 24% more than the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year.


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Location of University of La Verne

University of La Verne is a private not-for-profit institution situated in La Verne, California. La Verne is considered a suburb and offers tranquility and safety near the excitement of a city center.

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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

University of La Verne Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 58 majors graduated from University of La Verne. Of these students, 1,333 received undergraduate degrees and 1,088 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Business Administration & Management 468 $48,200
General Psychology 113 $25,500
Liberal Arts General Studies 113 $27,700
Teacher Education Subject Specific 74 $17,000
Criminology 54 $27,500
Human Development & Family Studies 53 $23,800
General Biology 43 $21,600
Computer Information Systems 42 NA
Accounting 37 $54,900
Communication & Media Studies 35 $31,100

Learn more about the majors offered at University of La Verne along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at ULV

Online learning is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.

In 2017-2018, 1,713 students took at least one online class at University of La Verne. This is an increase from the 1,552 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 1,713 947
2016-2017 1,552 844
2015-2016 2,183 857
2014-2015 1,388 794
2013-2014 1,330 696

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Notes and 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.


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