AV

From our ideal location between L.A. and Santa Barbara to undergraduate research opportunities and excellent career support, there's a lot you'll love at AV.

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Find Your Major

Deciding on the right major starts with a simple, but important, question: What are you passionate about?

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Register for an in-person tour of our beautiful campus, or take a virtual tour and explore from wherever you are.

Residence Hall

Living on Campus

From our 15 residence halls to our distinct living-learning communities, there are multiple options to find your new home on campus.

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Affordability

of new students last year received scholarships and grants.

We do our best to make sure everyone who is admitted to AV can afford it. In fact, 98% of new students last year received scholarships and grants, and the average financial aid package was about $41,380.

Get Your Estimate

Scholarships & Financial Aid
Public Price Promise

Public Price Promise Scholarship

Awarding $28,960

Have you been admitted to a University of California (UC) school? Then you're eligible to attend AV for the same average cost as these universities.

VAPA

Visual and Performing Arts

Awarding up to full tuition

Incoming first-year and transfer applicants with superior creative talent in the areas of music, theatre arts, or visual art can apply and audition for a VAPA Scholarship.

Presidential Scholarship

Presidential Scholarship

Awarding up to full tuition

Presidential Scholarships recognize graduating high school seniors in the top tier of our applicant pool who embody AV's educational and leadership goals.

Dorfman Scholarship

Steven Dorfman Scholarship

Awarding 75% up to full tuition

The Steven Dorfman Scholarship is awarded to first-year students who will pursue their studies in the School of Management with an interest in entrepreneurship and innovation.

 

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2,513

Undergraduate Students

Hailing From

39

States

Arriving from

59

countries

3.73

Average Admitted GPA

14:1

Student-Faculty Ratio

Graduate in

4 years

guaranteed

Over

500

Student Internships Last Year

98%

Employed or in Grad School within 9 months

We post

200+

new jobs every week