Located within the Los Angeles County, La Verne is a small city known in the area for the University of La Verne, one of the highest ranked private institutions in the United States. Founded in 1891 the University of La Verne is composed of the College of Arts & Sciences, College of Business & public Management, the LaFetra College of Education, and College of Law. The University also is highly committed to developing scholar athletes by offering 20 intercollegiate athletic teams, 10 sports and 10 for women.
La Verne is a relatively small city compared to the rest of the cities featured here but it is also a great destination that lies closer to Los Angeles than the others. It also offers a quiet and safe community to raise a family. As a college town it provides a great selection of shopping and restaurants for students and families alike.