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Criminology, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
La Verne, CA, United States
Courses in the Criminology Program of University of La Verne integrate theory and application into a broad foundation of both scientific and humanistic knowledge about crime and society. 
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Overview

All students of Criminology Program of University of La Verne complete an internship and an original empirical senior thesis as part of their major requirements. 

Key facts:

Emphasis is placed on the development of critical thinking skills and the application of values to the content of the criminology curriculum. 

The knowledge and skills gained during the program are crucial to successful performance in graduate school and are also highly valued by a wide variety of potential employers who hire criminology majors directly after graduation.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    The University of La Verne is on rolling admission. Applications received after the priority deadlines will be considered as space permits.

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    128 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Sociology
  • Applied Quantitative Analysis
  • Research Methods
  • Juvenile Delinquency
  • Criminology
  • Criminal Justice System
  • White Collar Crime
  • Law and Society
  • Forensic Investigations

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • Application for Admission and Application Fee. Complete an application using the La Verne Application for Admission or the Common Application and submit the non-refundable $50 application fee or application fee waiver if you have one.
  • Personal Statement. The personal statement essay allows us to learn a little more about you. Essay topics can be found in the application.
  • Official High School Transcripts. Submit your transcripts to the Office of Admission. We will accept unofficial transcripts for admission consideration, but we will need final official transcripts directly from your school once you graduate.
  • Letter of Recommendation (Optional). One letter of recommendation from a teacher or counselor where you are currently enrolled or most recently attended. You can find recommendation forms in the application.
  • SAT or ACT Test Scores (Optional). 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    44700 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22350 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    44700 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22350 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for La Verne

  • 1100 - 1600 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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