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Lancaster, CA Area Scholarships

Lancaster /ˈlæn.kæstər/ is a charter city in northern Los Angeles County, in the Antelope Valley of the western Mojave Desert in Southern California. As of 2013, Lancaster was the 31st largest city in California. Lancaster is part of a twin city complex with its southern neighbor Palmdale and together they are the principal cities within the Antelope Valley region.[citation needed]

Lancaster is located approximately 61 miles (98 km) north (by highway) of downtown Los Angeles, near the Kern County line. It is separated from the Los Angeles Basin by the San Gabriel Mountains to the south, and from Bakersfield and the San Joaquin Valley by the Tehachapi Mountains to the north. The population of Lancaster grew from 37,000 at the time of its incorporation in 1977 to over 156,000 in 2010. According to the Greater Antelope Valley Economic Alliance report of 2015, Lancaster has a population of 168,049.

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Schools in and around Lancaster, CA

Antelope Valley College
Four or more years; Public; $6,480 average out-state tuition; $1,104 average in-state tuition
University of Antelope Valley
Four or more years; Private for profit
Career Care Institute
Less than 2 years (below associate); Private for profit
Lancaster Beauty School
Less than 2 years (below associate); Private for profit
High Desert Medical College
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Private for profit
Western Beauty Institute
Less than 2 years (below associate); Private for profit