Rancho Palos Verdes, CA Colleges

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Rancho Palos Verdes

Rancho Palos Verdes (sometimes abbreviated RPV) is a city in Los Angeles County, California, that was incorporated on September 7, 1973. The population was 41,643 at the 2010 census. Rancho Palos Verdes translates from Spanish as Green Mast Farm or Green Pole Farm, referring to the North American tree species Parkinsonia florida (blue palo verde).

Rancho Palos Verdes is an affluent suburb of Los Angeles. Sitting atop the Palos Verdes Hills and bluffs of the Palos Verdes Peninsula, it is known for expansive views of the Pacific Ocean. The history of Rancho Palos Verdes dates back to the Spanish explorers and the establishment of the first Spanish rancho land grant in California. Its most notable geographic features are the Palos Verdes Hills and cliffs with grand vistas of the Pacific Ocean, and views of Santa Catalina Island.

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Schools in and around Rancho Palos Verdes, CA

Name
Marymount College
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $27,396 average out-state tuition; $27,396 average in-state tuition
Homestead Schools
Less than 2 years (below associate); Private not for profit
Los Angeles Harbor College
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Public; $5,898 average out-state tuition; $958 average in-state tuition
Everest College-Torrance
Less than 2 years (below associate); Private for profit
ITT Technical Institute-Torrance
Four or more years; Private for profit; $17,748 average out-state tuition; $17,748 average in-state tuition
Westwood College-South Bay
Four or more years; Private for profit; $14,765 average out-state tuition; $14,765 average in-state tuition
Trinity Vocational Center
Less than 2 years (below associate); Private for profit

Rancho Palos Verdes, 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