Southern California Institute of Architecture: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - ExcellentQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - OustandingCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Bad
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Southern California Institute of Architecture is a very small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 505 students enrolled. This school was founded in 1972 and is one of the 48 colleges located in Los Angeles, California.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
1
Few
Southern California Institute of Architecture will give you the opportunity to receive a bachelor's degree or master's degree.

Southern California Institute of Architecture implements a trimester-based curriculum calendar system and offers the only major - Architecture. Read the details about Curriculum offered at this college and see the prorgam Rating compared to other schools.


Student Retention
94%
Good
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at Southern California Institute of Architecture is very high at 94% (well above California average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students definitely love their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
15 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Southern California Institute of Architecture is average - 64%.

Student to faculty ratio at Southern California Institute of Architecture is pretty decent: 15:1. Read more details about faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$42,100
High
Average tuition pricing is extremely high, around $40,900 per academic year. The additional fees at Southern California Institute of Architecture (not included in tuition costs) are about $1,200; this comes to a total of $42,100 a year.

Read the details about Southern California Institute of Architecture additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
73%
Doable
As reported in recent data, 214 applications were submitted and 157 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to get admitted at this school.

This school might accept your dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits for admission.

Find out more about admissions as well applicants test score information at Southern California Institute of Architecture in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
A
Safe
Southern California Institute of Architecture offers study abroad programs and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a solid option for those who work full-time.

Presently there is no on-campus housing at Southern California Institute of Architecture.

Based on the college crime information, Southern California Institute of Architecture seems to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Southern California Institute of Architecture Location and Maps



Post Address: Southern California Institute of Architecture, 960 E. 3rd Street, Los Angeles, California 90013-1822, USA
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