Southern California Institute Of Architecture

Overview of Southern California Institute Of Architecture

Southern California Institute is in Los Angeles, CA. Los Angeles is a large city. The school is a private, not-for-profit institution. Southern California Institute issues awards (degrees) up to the level of Post-Master's certificate.

Areas of Study

The school stays focused on a few key areas of study. Fields of study in vogue at Southern California Institute include architecture and planning.

Southern California Institute Selectivity

The school's open admission policy attracts a range of prospective students.


The schools' faculty/student ratio of superior to most.

Student Body

Approximately 482 students study at the school (in 2007-2008). Southern California Institute is essentially a male school.

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Southern California Institute

Southern California Institute of Architecture
960 E. 3rd Street
Los Angeles , CA 90013-1822
General Phone: (213) 613-2200

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Southern California Institute Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Architecture and Planning119architecture

Number of programs and degrees for Southern California Institute in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree491
Master's degree681
Post-master's certificate21

Southern California Institute Student Body

In 2007-2008, Southern California Institute had a total enrollment of 482 students (504 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 52%
Graduate 48%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 37%
Black 1%
Hispanic 15%
Asian 26%
(Foreign Students) 21%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
18-19 4%
20-21 8%
22-24 20%
25-29 45%
30-34 14%
35-39 4%
40-49 3%

Southern California Institute Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 86 %

Southern California Institute Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Los Angeles, California for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other California Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Southern California Institute Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 22,690
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 22,690
Books and supplies $ 2,700

Financial Aid:
Southern California Institute participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 2075800)

Southern California Institute Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructorcalendar year26$59,7859$45,433
All faculty totalcalendar year26$59,7859$45,433

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Southern California Institute Degree Programs (2007)

Architecture And Planning
Architecture (BArch, BA/BS, MArch, MA/MS, PhD)

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What Sets Southern California Institute Apart:

% of degrees in architecture and planning
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Male % of student body
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Top 8%Southern California Institute Male % of student body
Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
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Top 9%Southern California Institute Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
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Top 15%Southern California Institute Faculty/student ratio (full-time)

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checked Option to study abroad
checked Offers part-time study
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