Los Angeles

T: +1 (323) 466 6323 F: +1 (323) 466 6321 E: losangeles@sae.edu 6565 W. Sunset Blvd. Suite 100, Los Angeles, CA , 90028 Follow Los Angeles campus

About the Campus

SAE Los Angeles

SAE Institute Los Angeles is located in the heart of Hollywood and offers hundreds of professional studios within walking, and driving distance from the school. From the moment you tour the Hollywood facility, you will know that SAE Institute takes audio training seriously. SAE Institute in LA is one of over 55 SAE campuses worldwide, SAE Institute educates for careers in the recording, and post production industries.

 

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Programs & Tuition

Programs Offered

Audio Technology Diploma

Application Fee: $60.00
Books & Materials: $4,000.00
Tuition: $21,200.00

Total:

$25,260.00

*price does not include the current California STRF Fee

Calculate the estimated cost of attendance with the Net Price Calculator.

 

Beat Lab Production Certificate

Application Fee: $100.00
Tuition: $1,995.00

Total:

$2,095.00

*price does not include the current California STRF Fee

Want to figure out the cost of attendance? Calculate the estimated cost of attendance with the Net Price Calculator.

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Electronic Music Production Certificate

Application Fee: $100.00
Tuition: $1,995.00

Total:

$2,095.00

*price does not include the current California STRF Fee

Want to figure out the cost of attendance? Calculate the estimated cost of attendance with the Net Price Calculator.

Learn more about Electronic Music Production

About the Area

About Los Angeles

Los Angeles, home of Hollywood! LA is the entertainment capital of the world, including having over 300 museums that will suit any taste. A cultural mecca filled with fun people, amazing food, and weather that can't be beat. Los Angeles has anything you are looking for, whether you're an art lover, a music enthusiast, an insatiable fashionista or a connoisseur of all things food LA is the place to be!

Key Attractions

  • Take a stroll down the famous Hollywood Walk of Fame and find the stars of your favorite celebs!
  • Hike up to the Griffith Observatory and take in the picturesque view from atop the mountain where you can see all of LA! Then stop in the planetarium, on clear nights the observatory opens its Zeiss telescope for public viewing 
  • Get touristy and hit up Madame Tussauds and see life-like full wax statues of your favorite celebrities, or head down the block to The Hollywood Museum to get a glimpse of the largest collection of hollywood memorabilia in the world!
  • Catch a flick in the world famous Grauman's Chinese Theatre, maybe you'll get lucky and spot a celeb! 

Events

January-April

  • Tournament of Roses Parade
  • Brazilian Carnival
  • Academy Awards
  • The Grammys
  • Los Angeles Marathon
  • Coachella

May-August

  • Los Angeles GLBT Pride Festival
  • Los Angeles Film Festival
  • XGames
  • Make Music Pasadena
  • Comic-Con
  • Outfest (Film Festival)
  • International Pop Overthrow

September-December

  • LA International Short Film Festival
  • LA County Fair
  • AFI International Film Festival
  • Hollywood Christmas Parade
  • LA County Holiday Celebration

Additional links and resources

Local Services in Los Angeles

Emergency Services

In an emergency call: 911 (Ambulance, Fire, Police)
Poisons advice: 1-800-222-1222

Don't know if it's an emergency? Call 877-ASK-LAPD (877-275-5273)

Utility Needs

Electricity: (sce.com)   

Gas: (ocalgas.com)

Cable / Internet / Phone Service:

 (timewarnercable.com)

 (coxcabledeals.com)

Renter’s Insurance: (rentersinsurance.net/los-angeles.html)

Medical Centers (Close to Campus)

Hollywood Walk-In Clinic

6430 Selma Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90028
T: 323-848-4522

Hollywood Community Hospital

6245 De Longpre Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90028
T: 323-462-2271

Los Angeles Free Clinic

6043 Hollywood Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90028
T: 323-653-1990

Counseling

Southern California Counseling Center

5615 W Pico Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90019
T: 323-937-1344

Transportation

Getting Around Los Angeles

1. Walking

Los Angeles has fantastic weather, so if you reside near the school, go for a brisk walk to and from class.  

2. Portable Ride

Beautiful climate and ease of storage can help you with the many means of transportation, such as skateboards, bicycles, mopeds, and scooters. Here is a link for more information on bicycle laws in Los Angeles: metro.net/bikes/

3. Carpool

if you find that you live fairly close to other classmates, create your own carpool together.  This is an excellent idea for students on a budget to help manage gas, mileage, parking, and time.  For more information on starting your own carpool group, check out the following link: metro.net/about/commute-services/school-pool/

4. Public Transportation

Metro Rail - 1-800-COMMUNTE metro.net

Nearest Stops from SAE: (Red Line) Hollywood & Vine and Hollywood & Highland

Metro Bus - 323-GO-METRO metro.net

Nearest Bus Lines:     

  •      Metro Line 2
  •      Metro Line 212
  •      Metro Line 217
  •      Metro Line 222

Dash Bus - 323-808-2273 ladottransit.com/dash

Nearest Stops: Hollywood & Wilcox or Sunset & Highland

*Reduced fares are available for students at this link: metro.net/around/fares

5. Parking

Parking Meters

Rates: $1 - $2 hour

Free: Residential, Non-Permit

Hours: Between 8am – 8pm Monday through Thursday

Weekends / Peak Hours Vary

*please read all signs*

Accommodation

Accommodation in Los Angeles

There are a number of off-campus accommodation options if you choose to study in Los Angeles.

Apartments:

Looking for an apartment nearby?  Check out the websites of some of these options:

losangeles.craigslist.org

vidahollywoodapts.com

oakwood.com

franklinplazaapts.com

redwoodurban.com

elcerritohollywood.com

theavenuehollywood.com

nnccompanies.com

cherokeecourtyardapts.com

theavenuehollywood.com

thehollywoodtower.com

orchidsuites.com

ardmorehollywood.com

mediterraneanhollywood.com

west27thplace.info

archtoneapartments.com

thelorenzo.com

sycamore-terrace.com

losfelizclib.com

thecrescentapts.com

madisonhollywood.com

orangestreetapartments.com

swelgroup.com/fleur

musenoho.com

 

Prefer a student dorm?

Although we don’t offer on-campus dorms, there are off-campus dorms available for students all over Los Angeles:

Sunset Wilcox Apartments - (323-702-8667)

Hollywood Dorms - thehollywooddorms.com

Universal student Housing - usaish.com

Zuma Housing - zumahousing.com

Hollywood Off-Vine Dorms hollywoodoff-vine.com

  

Looking for Roommates?

Finding a roommate can help to  offset some of your living expenses.  Check the following websites to meet other people interested in sharing a place:

losangeles.craigslist.org

sae-la.och101.com

roomster.com

roommate.com

easyroommate.com

roommateclick.com

roomiematch.com

roommatenation.com

allaboutroommates.com

 

Need Extra Help?

Can’t find what you’re looking for?  Check out these helpful websites for more info:

craigslist.org

padmapper.com 

collegerentals.com

westsiderentals.com

walkscore.com

rent.com

Electronic Music Production

 

SHAPING THE ‘MUSICSCAPE’

The Electronic Music Production certificate program immerses students in the fundamentals of modern electronic music creation. This part-time, 12-week program explores the tools and techniques necessary to enter today’s ever-changing electronic “musicscape.” With a software focus on Propellerhead’s Reason and Ableton Live, students will gain a competitive edge and a comprehensive production knowledge base. From music production to live performance, students are taught how to take their music and production to the next level. Whether you’ve just begun or you’ve already established yourself, the EMP course offers a wealth of knowledge that will enhance and benefit your

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