At a Glance

Overview
  • Founded
  • 1887
  • Tuition & Fees (In-State)
  • $46,652
  • Selectivity
  • More Selective
  • Academic Calendar
  • Semester
  • Public/Private
  • Private
  • Religious Affiliation
  • None
Location and setting

Urban

Los Angeles, CA

Deadlines

January 10

Regular App Deadline

15-Nov

Early App Deadline

January 10

Financial Aid Deadline

Admissions

Application Information
  • Acceptance rate
  • 39%
  • % Admitted who enroll
  • 22%
  • Application Fee
  • $60
Incoming freshman Class Rankings

100%

Top half of HS class

93%

Top quarter of HS class

62%

Top tenth of HS class
Incoming Freshman SAT Scores
  • Verbal
  • 600-700
  • Math
  • 600-700
  • Writing
  • 610-700
Incoming Freshman ACT Scores
  • Composite
  • 28-32
  • English
  • 28-33
  • Math
  • 26-32
  • Writing
  • 8-9
Admissions

More Selective

  • ACCEPTED
  • 42%
  • PERCENT ADMITTED WHO ENROLL
  • 22%
  • ENROLLMENT
  • 2,128

Costs & Aid

Cost: In-State

$46,652

Tuition and fees (in state)

$1,244

books and supplies

$12,940

room and board

$60,836

Total on campus
Cost: Out-of-State

$46,652

Tuition and fees (out of state)

$1,244

books and supplies

$12,940

room and board

$60,836

Total on campus
Actual Cost By Income Level (w/Financial Aid)
  • Family Income
  • Cost
  • $0-$30K
  • $13,482
  • $30-$48K
  • $15,595
  • $48-$75K
  • $20,814
  • $75-$110K
  • $26,709
  • $110 & UP
  • $40,144
Financial aid

73%

Receiving Financial Aid

20%

Receiving Federal Grants

48%

Receiving Federal Loans
FINANCIAL AID DEADLINE: January 10

Student Life

Student Body

2,128

Total undergrad enrollment

1

Total grad students

50%

Out-of-state

46%

In-state

9%

International
Students

  • 56%

    FEMALE

  • 44

    MALE
Organizations

112

Student Organizations

4

Fraternities

4

Sororities
Housing

Yes

On-Campus Housing

78%

% of Students living on campus
Student Diversity
  • % American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 1%
  • % Asian/Pacific Islander
  • 13%
  • % Black or African-American
  • 4%
  • % Hispanic/Latino
  • 16%
  • % White or Caucasian
  • 51%

Academics

Faculty & Classes

10:1

Student:Faculty Ratio

274

Total Faculty (Full-time)

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