University of La Verne
The University of La Verne was founded in 1891 as Lordsburg College by members of the Church of the Brethren who had moved west. It is steadfastly dedicated to the belief that a quality, values based education enriches the human condition by engendering community engagement, scholarly accomplishment, and professionalism.
The University of La Verne offers a distinctive and relevant educational experience to a diverse population of traditional age, adult, and graduate learners preparing them for successful careers and a commitment to life-long learning across the liberal arts and professional programs. It affirms a value system that actively supports peace with justice, respect of individuals and humanity and the health of the planet and its people. Students are reflective about personal, professional, and societal values that support professional and social responsibility. La Verne's faculty is made up of some 200 scholar teachers that focus on creating a learning community that puts the student first. The university educational experience offers close student-faculty interactions.
The University's main campus is located on the eastern edge of Los Angeles County, some 30 miles from downtown Los Angeles. Its 38-acre campus is located in the City of La Verne’s historic Old Town district.
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