School and Ranking Information
At least two other schools in the San Diego area offer degrees in e-commerce. The University of La Verne, located 90 miles outside of San Diego, was picked as the top school in the area based on rankings, program quality, and the student-to-teacher ratio.
- Winner: The University of La Verne offers an interdisciplinary e-commerce program that provides students with real-world experience for careers in electronic commerce. The College of Arts and Sciences, which provides the Bachelor of Science in E-Commerce degree program, has more than 50 majors, minors and certificate programs for students to choose from.
School Info Chart
|Category||University of La Verne|
|Rankings|| #166 in National Universities (2014);
#228 in High School Counselor Ratings (2014);
#53 in Best Colleges for Veterans (2015)*
|Location||La Verne, CA|
|School Type||4-year; private|
|Tuition & Fees (2014-2015)||Undergrad: $36,744*|
|E-Commerce Degrees Offered||Bachelor's|
|E-Commerce Degrees Awarded (all levels) in 2013||1**|
|Most Popular E-Commerce Degree Level in 2013||Bachelor's**|
|Undergraduate Graduation Rate (in 150% of normal degree time) for 2007 Entering Class||59%**|
|Noteworthy||62% of classes have under 20 students*|
Sources: *U.S. News and World Report, **NCES College Navigator
University of La Verne
- E-Commerce degree offered as an accelerated program for adults (age 25+) through evening and weekend classes
- Students can participate in field studies, internships, study abroad and volunteer opportunities
- Guided senior project opportunity
The University of La Verne, located in La Verne, CA, is a private, not-for-profit institution. The 4-year school was established in 1891, and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges accredits it. In fall 2014, approximately 2,682 students were enrolled. The university emphasizes small class sizes and has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14:1.
A Bachelor of Science degree in e-commerce combines business management skills with computer and web proficiency. Some courses included in the curriculum cover web publishing, project management, business statistics and database management systems. Students will also complete a senior project before graduation.