University of La Verne

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$43,440
3.58% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$27,933
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
3.27%
Default Rate
2019 Acceptance Rate
54.8%
6,864 Applicants
2019 Enrolled Students
7,396
66.5% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
69.1%
423 Graduates

About

University of La Verne is a higher education institution located in Los Angeles County, CA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at University of La Verne were General Business Administration & Management (314 degrees awarded), Organizational Leadership (151 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Sciences (113 degrees).

In 2019, 2,421 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of La Verne. 62.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 37.6% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was hispanic or latino (997 degrees), 2.06 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (483 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of La Verne is $43,440, which is $14,940 more than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,500).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at University of La Verne is $43,440, which is $14,940 more than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,500).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $27,933.

In 2019, 79% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 62% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$43,440
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at University of La Verne was $43,440. The cost of tuition at University of La Verne is $14,940 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,500).

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Average Net Price

$27,933
2019 Value
4.94%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 University of La Verne had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $27,933. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of University of La Verne grew by 4.94%.

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Other Student Expenses

$13,600
Room and Board
$1,916
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of La Verne was of $13,600 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,916. The cost of room and board increased by 2.74% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies increased by 3.34% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

79%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
62%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

79% of undergraduate students at University of La Verne received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 3.95% with respect to 2018, when 76% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
3.27%
2017 Default Rate
86
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at University of La Verne was 3.27%, which represents 86 out of the 2627 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

University of La Verne received 6,864 undergraduate applications in 2019, which represents a 5.66% annual decline. Out of those 6,864 applicants, 3,763 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 54.8% acceptance rate.

There were 7,396 students enrolled at University of La Verne in 2019, and 91% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of La Verne has an overall enrollment yield of 13.2%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

54.8%
Acceptance Rate in 2019
3,763
Accepted Out of 6,864

In 2019, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of La Verne was 54.8% (3,763 admissions from 6,864 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2018, which was 50.9%. Between 2018 and 2019, the number of applicants declined by −5.66%, while admissions grew by 1.62%.

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SAT Scores

91%
Submission Percentage
452
Scores Submitted

91% of enrolled first-time students at University of La Verne in 2019 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

University of La Verne has a total enrollment of 7,396 students. The full-time enrollment at University of La Verne is 4,921 students and the part-time enrollment is 2,475. This means that 66.5% of students enrolled at University of La Verne are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at University of La Verne, both undergraduate and graduate, is 50.4% Hispanic or Latino, 19.7% White, 6% Black or African American, 5.6% Asian, 3.56% Two or More Races, 0.379% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.243% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at University of La Verne in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (35.4%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (20.2%) and White Female (11.1%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (26.5%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (12.5%) and White Female (11.5%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

66.5%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of La Verne, both undergraduate and graduate, is 7,396 students. The full-time enrollment at University of La Verne is 4,921 and the part-time enrollment is 2,475. This means that 66.5% of students enrolled at University of La Verne are enrolled full-time compared with 77.6% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

82%
2019 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at University of La Verne was 82%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Doctoral Universities (83%), University of La Verne had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    3,726
  2. White
    1,460
  3. Black or African American
    444

The enrolled student population at University of La Verne is 50.4% Hispanic or Latino, 19.7% White, 6% Black or African American, 5.6% Asian, 3.56% Two or More Races, 0.379% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.243% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Doctoral Universities is 50.3% White, 14.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.48% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 494 students (6.68%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 601 more women than men received degrees from University of La Verne. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at University of La Verne is hispanic or latino (997 degrees awarded). There were 2.06 times more hispanic or latino graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (483 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of La Verne is General Business Administration & Management (314 degrees awarded), followed by Organizational Leadership (151 degrees) and Liberal Arts & Sciences (113 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at University of La Verne, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Legal (110 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (90 degrees), and Education (391 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of La Verne are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,669,274 people), Accountants & auditors (1,015,287 people), Other managers (803,235 people), Secondary school teachers (566,436 people), and Financial managers (516,779 people).

The most specialized majors at University of La Verne are Legal (110 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (90 degrees), Education (391 degrees), Business (1,030 degrees), and Psychology (157 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of La Verne are Surgeons, Computer hardware engineers, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Physicians, and Actuaries

The most specialized majors at University of La Verne are Legal (110 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (90 degrees), Education (391 degrees), Business (1,030 degrees), and Psychology (157 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of La Verne are Elementary & secondary schools (3,380,232 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (652,665 people), Computer Systems Design (527,338 people), Banking & related activities (519,029 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (497,238 people).

The most specialized majors at University of La Verne are Legal (110 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (90 degrees), Education (391 degrees), Business (1,030 degrees), and Psychology (157 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by University of La Verne.
Most Common
  1. 314 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 151 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 113 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of La Verne was General Business Administration & Management with 314 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

910
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
1,511
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 910 degrees were awarded to men at University of La Verne, which is 0.602 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,511).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 328 degrees were awarded to men at University of La Verne in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.09 times more than the 302 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 302 degrees were awarded to women at University of La Verne in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.921 times less than the 328 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

52%
100% Completion Time
66%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 52% of students graduating from University of La Verne completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 66% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 69% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (81.5%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at University of La Verne is Female and Asian (81.5% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 2.13% of graduates (9 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    997 degrees awarded
  2. White
    483 degrees awarded
  3. Unknown
    258 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of La Verne is hispanic or latino (997 degrees awarded). There were 2.06 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (483 degrees).

10.7% of degree recipients (258 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. Hispanic or Latino Female
    674 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Male
    323 degrees awarded
  3. White Female
    304 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at University of La Verne is hispanic or latino female (674 degrees awarded). There were 2.09 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino male (323 degrees).

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Operations

University of La Verne has an endowment valued at nearly $109M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $7.55M (6.9%), compared to the 4.24% average return ($13.2M on $311M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2019, University of La Verne had a total salary expenditure of $156M. University of La Verne employs 85 Professors, 76 Assistant professors, and 69 Associate professors. Most academics at University of La Verne are Male Professors (48), Female Associate professors(45), and Female Assistant professors (43).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of La Verne are: Office and Administrative Support, with 101 employees, Management, with 99 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 61 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$109M
2019 Endowment
5.42%
growth from 2018

University of La Verne has an endowment valued at about $109M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of University of La Verne grew 5.42% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $202M lower than than the median endowment of Doctoral Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Doctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $3M - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $131k - Local

As of 2019, University of La Verne received $3M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $131k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$75.6M
2019 Salaries
2.04%
growth from 2018

In 2019, University of La Verne paid a median of $75.6M in salaries, which represents 48.4% of their overall expenditure ($156M) and a 2.04% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 4.5% growth from 2017 and a 5.45% growth from 2016.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 234M (42.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$24.4M
Instructional Salaries
254
Number of Employees

In 2019, University of La Verne paid a total of $24.4M to 254 employees working as instructors, which represents 32.3% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $71.1M (30.3%) for similar Doctoral Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
85 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
101 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of La Verne were Professor with 85 employees; Assistant professor with 76 employees; and Assistant professor with 69 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of La Verne were Office and Administrative Support with 101 employees; Management with 99 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 61 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Professor
  2. Female Associate professor
  3. Female Assistant professor

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of La Verne was Male Professor with 48 employees, Female Associate professor with 45 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 43 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at University of La Verne.

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