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University of La Verne

Established 1891
Type: Private
President: Stephen Morgan
Students: 1685 traditional undergraduates

4099 total undergraduates
3455 graduate students
511 doctoral students
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263 law students
Location: La Verne, California, United States
Campus: Suburban, 26 acres
Colors: Green and Orange
Mascot: Leopards
Website: www.ulv.edu

The University of La Verne is a private, non-profit university in La Verne, California (about 35 miles east of Los Angeles), founded in 1891. The university is composed of the College of Arts & Sciences, College of Business & Public Management, College of Education and Organizational Leadership, College of Law, the School of Continuing Education, and a regional campus administration. The university offers a full spectrum of degrees, including bachelor, master, doctoral, and first-professional.
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ULV has 40,000 alumni residing in all 50 states and in 34 countries.



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The school conferred its first master's degree in 1965 and began an adult education program in 1969. ULV awarded its first doctorate in 1979. In 1981, the University founded a campus in Orange County and has since opened campuses throughout southern California. This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Cities in Orange County Orange County is a county in Southern California, United States. ...

The University is currently ranked as the number one on the Party School Network's 30 Top Party Schools.

The University of La Verne is an independent, nonsectarian and non-profit institution.

Building on Excellence Campaign

In January 2007, university President Steve Morgan announced that ULV had raised more than $33 million toward its five-year Building on Excellence Campaign, which runs from July 1, 2003 to June 30, 2008.

The goals of the advancement initiative include:

  • Enhance the campus by updating facilities and infrastructure
  • Increase and encourage research
  • Provide vital financial assistance to those seeking to further their education
  • Strengthen ULV's intercollegiate athletic program
  • Expand the university's leadership and legacy in the field of education
  • Sustain the growth and development of the ULV College of Law

Part of the funds secured during the campaign's initial two years includes the $17.8 million raised as part of the $21 million Campus Center Project.

The Campus Center Project features construction of the Sara & Michael Abraham Campus Center (student union building offering classrooms, office space, cafe, mail room and conference rooms), creation of the Frank & Nadine Johnson Family Plaza, and renovation of the Sports Science & Athletics Pavilion (formerly known as the "Super Tents").

District VII of the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) honored President Morgan with its Chief Executive Officer Leadership Award in 2006 for his efforts in this campaign.

Campus Locations

  • ULV Main Campus

1950 Third Street La Verne, CA 91750

909-593-3511, degreeinfo@ulv.edu

  • ULV Central Coast

4119 Broad Street, Suite 200 San Luis Obispo, CA 93401

805-542-9690, slorc@ulv.edu

  • ULV High Desert

15447 Anacapa Road, Suite 100 Victorville, CA 92392

760-843-0086, victorrc@ulv.edu

  • ULV Inland Empire

10535 Foothill Blvd, Suite 400 Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730

909-484-3858, ierc@ulv.edu

  • ULV Kern County

1201 24th Street Suite D-200 Bakersfield, CA 93301

661-328-1430, kcrc@ulv.edu

  • ULV Orange County

12951 Euclid Street, Suite 100 Garden Grove, CA 92840-5124

714-534-4860, ocrc@ulv.edu

  • ULV San Fernando Valley

4001 W. Alameda Avenue, Suite 300 Burbank, CA 91505

818-846-4008, sfvrc@ulv.edu

  • ULV Ventura County

2001 Solar Drive, Suite 250 Oxnard, CA 93036

877-468-6858, vccrc@ulv.edu

  • University of La Verne College of Law

320 East D Street | Ontario, California 91764


Military satellite campuses:

  • Point Mugu NAS

Building 2-825, 7th & C Streets

Point Mugu NAWC, CA 93042

Hours: Monday - Thursday 8:30am - 6:30pm

Tel: 805.986.1783 Fax: 805.986.1785

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Hours: Monday - Thursday 8:30am-5:30pm; Friday 8:30 am - 1:30 pm

Tel: 805.734.1306 Fax: 805.734.1158

Online Education

ULV offers select programs through on line coursework, and some programs offer student choice on whether to take a class on campus or online; some of the programs which participate are:

Programs include

Graduate Degree Programs

Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Professional Development Courses for Educators

Undergraduate Degree Programs

Bachelor of Science in Organizational Management

Bachelor of Science in Public Administration

General Education Course Offerings

College of Law

The University of La Verne College of Law was founded in 1970 and is located in Ontario, California. On February 13, 2006, the University of La Verne College of Law was accredited by the American Bar Association, allowing students to take the bar exam and become practicing attorneys in any US jurisdiction. Ontario is a city located in San Bernardino County, California, United States. ... is the 44th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... American Bar Associations Washington, DC office The American Bar Association (ABA) is a voluntary bar association of lawyers and law students, which is not specific to any jurisdiction in the United States. ... A bar examination is an series of tests conducted at regular intervals to determine whether a candidate is qualified to practice law in a given American examination usually consists of the following: complicated essay questions concerning that jurisdictions law; the Multistate Bar Examination, a standardized, nationwide examination containing generalized...

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At a time when American Bar Association (ABA)-accredited law schools nationwide are experiencing an average 3.4% decrease in applications for admission over last year, University of La Verne College of Law reports a 208% increase in its application rate, more than doubling its application intake over the past twelve months. Only one other law school in the nation experienced an increase of 100% or more in its application rate.


ULV offers 19 intercollegiate athletic teams -- 10 sports for men and nine for women. The ULV Leopards are a member of the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) and compete at the NCAA Division III level.

ULV has captured numerous SCIAC Championships, and has claimed NCAA team titles in baseball and women's volleyball. La Verne boasts quality training facilities including an all-weather track and weight room. The new ULV Swimming Complex serves as the home for swimming and water polo.

Men's Teams
Cross Country
Swimming & Diving
Track & Field
Water Polo

Women's Teams
Cross Country
Swimming & Diving
Track & Field
Water Polo

Wilson Library

The Elvin and Betty Wilson Library -- ULV’s central library -- contains over 193,000 volumes and 2,000 current journal subscriptions. Tables and individual carrels provide seating and study space. Microfilm and microfiche readers and video cassette players are available as well as coin-operated copy machines. Reference services are provided by the professional library staff. Access to library resources beyond Wilson Library is available by means of interlibrary loan and reciprocal borrowing privileges at academic libraries in the area. The library is connected by computer to collections of college and university libraries across the nation.


The University of La Verne is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.

Notable Alumni

Levon Ter-Petrossian (Armenian: Լևոն Տեր-Պետրոսյան Russian: Левон Тер-Петросян) (born January 9, 1945 in Aleppo, Syria in a family of a Syrian Communist) was the President of Armenia from 1991 to 1998. ... An Honorary degree (Latin: honoris causa ad gradum) is a degree awarded to someone by an institution that he or she may have never attended, it may be a bachelors, masters or doctorate degree - however, the latter is most common. ... Ross The Intern Mathews (born September 24, 1979 in Mount Vernon, Washington) is an American television personality known mostly for his role as a correspondent for The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. ... The First Lady of the United States, Laura Bush and current host Jay Leno. ... Celebrity Fit Club is a reality television series which follows eight overweight celebrities as they try to lose weight for charity. ... WVIT, channel 30, is the NBC owned-and-operated station for the state of Connecticut. ... Phil Esbenshade, also known as Phil E., was born November 3, 1966. ... Steve Ortmayer (born in Painesville, Ohio) is an assistant head coach, special teams coordinator, and tight ends coach at the University of Kentucky. ... Sunny Han was born in April 1974 in South Korea and is the identical twin sister of Jeen Han. ... The Han twins The Han twins murder conspiracy was a case of attempted murder by Jeen Han (a. ... Daniel Raymond Quisenberry (February 7, 1953 – September 30, 1998), nicknamed Quiz, was an American right-handed relief pitcher in Major League Baseball who played primarily for the Kansas City Royals. ... Patricia Krenwinkel on trial. ... This article or section includes a list of works cited or a list of external links, but its sources remain unclear because it lacks in-text citations. ...


  1. ^ "Alumnus Rob Fukuzaki to be Honored at 10th Annual ULV President's Dinner Gala" University of La Verne, University Relations website. Accessed December 12, 2007
  2. ^ "Alumni Profile: Ross Mathews 2002" University of La Verne, University Relations website. Accessed October 23, 2007
  3. ^ "Making a Contest a Career" La Verne Magazine, Winter 2006. Accessed December 12, 2007
  4. ^ "Alumni - What you are, we are" ULVoice, University of La Verne. Accessed December 12, 2007
  5. ^ "Who is PJ Butta" PJ Butta Biography. Accessed December 12, 2007

External links

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