Copyright

Van Nuys, CA, District and Education Information

Van Nuys is a densely populated district in the San Fernando Valley area of Los Angeles. Home to a diverse population, Van Nuys is near such institutions of higher learning as the University of California at Los Angeles and California State University-Northridge.

View popular schools

Find schools that offer these popular programs

  • Agriculture
  • Architecture
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences
  • Business
  • Communications and Journalism
  • Computer Sciences
  • Culinary Arts and Personal Services
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Legal
  • Liberal Arts and Humanities
  • Mechanic and Repair Technologies
  • Medical and Health Professions
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Transportation and Distribution
  • Visual and Performing Arts

Information about Van Nuys

Van Nuys' population was 80,547 in 2010, with a culturally diverse mix of residents; 61% of the population was Hispanic, 25% was non-Hispanic white, 7% was Asian and 6% was black or African American.

As part of Los Angeles, Van Nuys benefits from access to the entertainment, cultural and recreational opportunities in the area. Van Nuys lies between the Santa Monica and San Gabriel mountain ranges, and opportunities for hiking and biking are plentiful. Beverly Hills and Hollywood are also close by. The district is just a short drive from the numerous beaches that dot the coast of Los Angeles, such as those in Venice, Santa Monica and Malibu. The Los Angeles area boasts murals, art museums and world-famous tourist attractions, including the Hollywood Walk of Fame and Sunset Strip. Major League Baseball's L.A. Dodgers play in the area, as do the National Hockey League's L.A. Kings and the National Basketball Association's L.A. Lakers and Los Angeles Clippers.

Higher Education

Four schools are located in Van Nuys, including Casa Loma College - Van Nuys and Los Angeles ORT College. In addition, Los Angeles is one of the nation's more vibrant educational centers. World-class institutions such as the University of Southern California, the University of California at Los Angeles and the California Institute of Technology all are located in the area. Other colleges and universities in this metropolitan area include California State University-Los Angeles, Loyola Marymount University and California State University-Northridge.

Employment and Economy

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, as of February 2016, the Los Angeles area's highest sector of employment was trade, transportation, and utilities, with over 1 million jobs. Nearly 1 million people were employed in education and health services, while professional and business services employed about 900,000 people.

Next: View Schools

What is your highest level of education?

Some College
Complete your degree or find the graduate program that's right for you.
High School Diploma
Explore schools that offer bachelor and associate degrees.
Still in High School
Earn your diploma or GED. Plan your undergraduate education.

Schools you may like:

Popular Schools

The listings below may include sponsored content but are popular choices among our users.

  • What is your highest level of education?

    • Master of Science in Information Systems & Technology
    • Master of Science in Marketing Analytics

    What is your highest level of education completed?

    • Bachelor of Business Admin w/Con Project Mgt
    • Bachelor of Business Administration
    • Bachelor of Business Administration with a Concentration in Accounting
    • Bachelor of Business Administration with a Concentration in Human Resources Management
    • Bachelor of Business Administration with a Concentration in Marketing
    • Bachelor of Business Admin w/Con Health Care Admin
    • Associate of Science in Criminal Justice
    • Associate of Science in Accounting
    • Associate of Science in Business Administration
    • Associate of Science in Electrical Engineering Technology
    • Associate of Science in Investigation & Security
    • Associate of Science in Network Administration & Security

    What is your highest level of education completed?

  • What is your highest level of education?

    • Doctor of Strategic Leadership - Healthcare Leadership
    • Ph.D. in Organizational Leadership
    • Ph.D. in Organizational Leadership - Ecclesial Leadership
    • Ph.D. in Organizational Leadership - Entrepreneurial Leadership
    • Ph.D. in Organizational Leadership - Individualized
    • Doctor of Strategic Leadership - Global Consulting
    • Master of Arts in Communication
    • Master of Arts in Communication - Political Communication
    • Master of Arts in Communication - Strategic Communication
    • Master of Arts in Government - Political Communication
    • Master of Arts in Journalism
    • Master of Arts in Law - Business
    • Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies
    • Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies - Rhetoric and Public Culture
    • Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies - Strategic Communication
    • Bachelor of Arts in English - Communication
    • Bachelor of Arts in Leadership Studies - Criminal Justice
    • Bachelor of Science in Business

    What is your highest level of education completed?

  • What is your highest level of education completed?

    • BA: Criminal Justice
    • BA: Criminal Justice - Criminalistics
    • BA: Liberal Studies
    • BA: Psychology
    • BA: Psychology - General
    • BS: Computer Science
    • AA: Criminal Justice
    • AA: Liberal Arts
    • AA: Business Administration
    • AA: Information Technology
    • AA: Cybersecurity

    What is your highest level of education completed?

    • MA in Communication
    • Master of Liberal Arts
    • MA in Science Writing
    • MS in Applied Economics
    • MS in Geographic Information Systems
    • MS in Bioinformatics

    What is your highest level of education?

    • B.S. in Business Administration / Accounting
    • B.S. in Finance
    • B.S. in Management / Entrepreneurship
    • B.S. in Management / International Management
    • B.S. in Marketing
    • B.S. in Marketing / International Marketing
    • A.S. in Criminal Justice
    • A.S. in Legal Studies
    • A.S. in Marketing

    Education Level:

    • Collision Repair and Refinish Technology
    • Marine Technician Specialist
    • Diesel Technology
    • Motorcycle Technician Specialist
    • Automotive Technology
    • NASCAR Technology

    What is your education level?

Find your perfect school

What is your highest level of education?