University of West Los Angeles: Narrative Description
UNIVERSITY OF WEST LOS ANGELES R-4
1155 West Arbor Vitae St.
Inglewood, CA 90301-2902
Web Site: http://www.uwla.edu/
Independent, upper-level, coed. Awards bachelor's and first professional degrees. Founded 1966. Setting: 2-acre suburban campus with easy access to Los Angeles. Total enrollment: 63. Faculty: 21 (1 full-time, 20 part-time). Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 10:1. Full-time: 19 students, 84% women, 16% men. Part-time: 44 students, 66% women, 34% men. 0% from out-of-state, 3% Native American, 7% Hispanic, 30% black, 13% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 13% international, 75% 25 or older, 11% transferred in. Retention: 50% of full-time entering class returned the following year. Academic area with the most degrees conferred: law/legal studies. Core. Calendar: trimesters. Academic remediation for entering students, independent study, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, internships.
Costs Per Year:
Application fee: $55. Tuition: $8250 full-time, $275 per unit part-time. Mandatory fees: $360 full-time, $120 per term part-time.
Student-run newspaper. Social organizations: 4 open to all. Most popular organizations: Black Law Students Association, American Trial Lawyers Association, Asian Pacific American Law Students Association, Toastmasters. Campus security: late night transport-escort service. College housing not available. Kelton Library with 33,000 books and 250 serials. 20 computers available on campus for general student use. Staffed computer lab on campus.
See West Los Angeles College.
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