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
Golden 1 Credit Union Scholarship Up to $5,000 January 17, 2017
Ronald D. Lunceford Scholarship $4,000 January 13, 2017
Clinton E. Phillips Scholarship $4,000 January 13, 2017
Donald F. Hastings Scholarship $2,500 February 15, 2017
Robert E. Thunen Memorial Scholarship $2,500 April 01, 2017
Marion Maccarrell Scott Scholarship Varies January 31, 2017
First Time College Student Scholarship Varies March 08, 2017
Community College Graduate Scholarship Varies March 08, 2017