Laurus College in San Luis Obispo

San Luis Obispo, CA

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Laurus College offers 40-degree programs and 40 via distance education. Student-to-faculty ratio is 9:1. 1 high safety campus. 44% are women, and 56% are men. 1% percents of international students. The average annual total cost of attendance at Laurus College is 12373$, that is at the level of national average. 44% of full-time Laurus College students completed their education in 150 percent of time: graduation rate is at the level of national average.

Average Annual Cost

Average annual cost includes tuition and fees, books and supplies, and living expenses, minus the average grant/scholarship aid. Separate metrics have calculated for different institutions depends on calendar system and sector of the establishment (public or private).

The Laurus College is a private and academic-year institution, so it’s net price represents an average of all programs and includes only undergraduates who first enrolled in the fall term and receive Title IV aid. The total cost of attendance depends on whether undergraduates live on campus, off campus (not with family), or off campus (with family).


By Family Income

Depending on the federal state, or institutional grant and available, Laurus College students in your income bracket may pay more of less than the overall average costs.

Family IncomeAverage cost
$0 - $30,000$12,248
$30,001 - $48,000$12,873
$48,001 - $75,000--
$75,001 - $110,000--

Student charges

Historical tuition and fees

Historical books and supplies cost

Student charges by the largest programs

The estimated cost of the Medical Insurance Specialist/Medical Biller (the 2d largest program, lasting 24 months) is $56,000 per year and $672,000 in total. Medical Insurance Specialist/Medical Biller is the third largest program at Laurus College, and it takes a full-time student 10 months to complete. This one will cost $8,667 per year and $104,000 for the full completion. The 4th largest with 24 months length Business Administration and Management, General will cost you $56,000 per year, $672,000 for the complete course.


Percent of students with financial aid


Types of financial aids


1014 of Laurus College undergraduate students were awarded with some type of financial aid, it’s 74 percents of all undergraduate students. This makes Laurus College number 274 in the amount of financial aid awarded to students among all educational institutions in California.

Students at Laurus College awarded 5 types of loans or aids, the biggest percent of students received a any financial aid.

Students services


Academic/career counseling service

Employment services for students

Living & meal

Full-time, first-time degree/certificate-seeking students required to live on campus

Institution provide on-campus housing

Institution provides board or meal plan

Veteran Services Available

Services and programs are not available to veterans, military servicemembers, or their families

Disability services


Percent indicator of undergraduates formally registered as students with disabilities

Undergraduate programs or courses are offered via distance education

Alternative tuition plans

Any alternative tuition plans offered by institution

Tuition guaranteed plan

Tuition payment plan

Tuition guarantee is a program which guarantees to entering first-time students that tuition will not increase for the years they are enrolled. These guarantees are generally time-bound for four or five years.

Tuition payment plan - a program that allows tuition to be paid in installments spread out over an agreed upon period of time, sometimes without interest or finance charges.

Special learning opportunities

Here are the learning opportunities available in Laurus College.

Weekend/evening college

Weekend/evening college allows students to complete courses and attend classes only on weekends or only in evenings.

Graduation Rate


Laurus College graduation rate is below the national average.

44% of full-time students enrolled for the first time to Laurus College completed the education program and got a degree in 150 percent of the expected time of completion.

The graduation rate value includes only programs that were completed less than six years for four-year degrees or less than three years for two-year degrees.

Graduation rate is the percentage of institution’s new-entering, first-time, first-year undergraduate students who complete their program within 150% of the published time for the program. Graduation rate excludes an extensive number of students. This index doesn’t take into consideration students of nontraditional enrollments - part-time students, students who enroll mid-year, and who transfer from one institution to another. So graduation rate alone can create a misleading perception. Completion rate in the form of total number of students receiving any types of awards/degrees creates a complete picture. Combining this data with graduation rate is a better way to compare institutions.

Student Body

The student-to-faculty ratio at Laurus College is 9:1, that means that for every 9 students the institution has one professor, lecturer or specialist with a degree in education. Lower student-to-faculty ratio is better - it means that professors can dedicate more time and attention to each student.

Student-to-faculty ratio



Number of international students


Percent of international students

Race/ethnicity breakdown


Students enrollment in distance education


In Laurus College the biggest percent of students are enrolled exclusively in distance education courses.

Distance education location breakdown


Here are the students enrolled exclusively in distance education courses at Laurus College and grouped by their location. Distance education courses are the most popular for students located in California.

Campus Safety

The percentage of crimes on Main campus

The campus located by 81 Higuera St Ste 110 address in San Luis Obispo, California.


Main campus in comparison of all branches in the US. It is calculated as the average percent of crimes yearly by five years of data for every campus, based on an overall number of students studying there. The branch is a part of Laurus College with 0.11% of maximum crimes a year. The only type of crimes detected on Main campus is burglary.

Academic Programs

Number of degree programs offered

Laurus College offers 40 programs in total: 15 are for Associate's degree, 15 - for less than 1-year certificate programs, and 10 are 1-year, but less than-2-year certificate programs.

This is one of the lowest number of programs in comparison with other 748 universities in California state. Laurus College is one of the few institutions in California that offers an Associate's degree program.


Number of degree programs offered via distance education

There are 40 distance education programs that are provided in the Laurus College: 15 are for Associate's degree, 15 - for less than 1-year certificate programs and 10 are 1-year, but less than-2-year certificate programs.

Note, that programs offered via distance education might be entirely online as well as partially online and require on-campus meetings. So explore each program to make sure you can commit.


Total credit/contact hours

Here you can find the data on instructional activity in measured in total credit and/or contact hours delivered by institutions during a 12-month period. Also we shown the California state average data to help you compare.


Laurus College provides coursework for undergraduate students оnly.

In 2014-2015 academic year estimated full-time equivalent undergraduate enrollment was 798 students with 23945 сredit hours for 12-month instructional activity period.

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Location & Website

Address: 81 Higuera St Ste 110


Religious affiliation: Not applicable

Calendar system: Continuous

General Phone Number: +8052671690

Institution is active in current year: 1

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