Lancaster, CA Colleges

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Lancaster is a charter city in northern Los Angeles County, in the high desert, near the Kern County line. Lancaster currently ranks as the 30th largest city in California, and the 148th largest city in the United States. Lancaster is the principal city within the Antelope Valley. Lancaster is located approximately 70 miles (110 km) north (by road travel) of downtown Los Angeles in Southern California's Antelope Valley. It is separated from the Los Angeles Basin by the San Gabriel Mountain Range to the south and from Bakersfield and the San Joaquin Valley by the Tehachapi Mountain Range to the north. Lancaster is listed by CNNMoney as one of the best places to live in 2012. The population of Lancaster has grown from 37,000 residents at the time of incorporation in 1977, to 156,633 people as of the 2010 census, which makes it the largest city on the California side of the Mojave Desert. According to the Greater Antelope Valley Economic Alliance report of 2009 the Palmdale / Lancaster, CA Urbanized Area (a US Census Bureau defined term) has a population of 483,997.

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Schools in and around Lancaster, CA

Name
Antelope Valley College
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Public; $6,270 average out-state tuition; $780 average in-state tuition
Lancaster Beauty School
Less than 2 years (below associate); Private for profit
Career Care Institute
Less than 2 years (below associate); Private for profit
Western Beauty Institute
Less than 2 years (below associate); Private for profit
University of Antelope Valley
Four or more years; Private for profit
Charter College-Canyon Country
Less than 2 years (below associate); Private for profit
The Master's College and Seminary
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $26,260 average out-state tuition; $26,260 average in-state tuition

Lancaster, CA Scholarships

Name Amount Deadline
S.P.R.O.W.T Scholarship $5,000 May 31, 2017
Robert E. Thunen Memorial Scholarship $2,500 April 01, 2017
Matt Fong Asian Americans in Public Finance Scholarship $2,500 April 03, 2017
Association for Women in Architecture Foundation Scholarship $2,500 April 12, 2017
Chen Foundation Scholarship $2,000 March 29, 2017
Thomas M. Stetson Scholarship $2,000 June 01, 2017
Chicana/Latina Foundation Scholarship Program $1,500 March 31, 2017
Emily M. Hewitt Memorial Scholarship $1,500 April 15, 2017
Leon Bradley Scholarship Up to $2,500 May 31, 2017