College Costs in California

The 2024 Directory of California Colleges and Prices

California Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2024

How much does it cost to attend college in California?   The average annual in-state college tuition in California was $13,753 for the 2021-2022 academic year. This is $1,499 lower than the U.S. average and ranks California in the middle of the pack as the 28th most expensive state or district to attend college. This is a change of $340 from the 2019-2020 average of $13,413 and represents a 2.53% annual increase in tuition costs. The list of California colleges below provides school specific cost and value rating.

This analysis surveyed tuition data from the 312 colleges and universities in California, the most popular being University of Southern California with 42,969 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $63,468. University of Southern California is the most expensive in California with an in-state tuition of $63,468.

All price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's 2023 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2022-2023 academic year.


312 results

Stanford University
S
Stanford, CA

Stanford University

Private 4 Year

6 reviews

$57,693 Tuition

#2 Best Colleges in America

  • 18,283enrollment
  • $18,279net price
  • 4%acceptance rate
  • 1500-1580SAT range
  • 33-35ACT range
  • 3.96Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 2

University of California Los Angeles
C
Los Angeles, CA

University of California Los Angeles

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

$11,564 Tuition

#2 Best Public Universities in America

  • 46,430enrollment
  • $16,999net price
  • 9%acceptance rate
  • 1300-1530SAT range
  • 29-35ACT range
  • 3.92Avg GPA

Applications Due Nov 30

University of Southern California
S
Los Angeles, CA

University of Southern California

Private 4 Year

5 reviews

$63,468 Tuition

#5 Best Private Colleges in California

  • 48,945enrollment
  • $36,808net price
  • 12%acceptance rate
  • 1450-1550SAT range
  • 32-35ACT range
  • 3.83Avg GPA

San Diego State University
S
San Diego, CA

San Diego State University

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

$5,742 Tuition

#10 Best Public Universities in California

  • 37,402enrollment
  • $13,017net price
  • 39%acceptance rate
  • 1090-1300SAT range
  • 22-29ACT range
  • 3.82Avg GPA

Applications Due Nov 30

University of California Irvine
C
Irvine, CA

University of California Irvine

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

$11,564 Tuition

#10 Best Public Universities in America

  • 35,937enrollment
  • $14,033net price
  • 21%acceptance rate
  • 1230-1430SAT range
  • 26-33ACT range
  • 3.75Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Nov 30

University of California Berkeley
C
Berkeley, CA

University of California Berkeley

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

$11,564 Tuition

#5 Best Public Universities in America

  • 45,307enrollment
  • $19,257net price
  • 11%acceptance rate
  • 1310-1530SAT range
  • 30-35ACT range
  • 3.87Avg GPA

Applications Due Nov 30

University of California Santa Barbara
C
Santa Barbara, CA

University of California Santa Barbara

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

$11,564 Tuition

#19 Best Public Universities in America

  • 26,420enrollment
  • $16,874net price
  • 26%acceptance rate
  • 1230-1460SAT range
  • 28-34ACT range
  • 3.82Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Nov 30

University of California Davis
C
Davis, CA

University of California Davis

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

$11,564 Tuition

#11 Best Public Universities in America

  • 39,679enrollment
  • $17,385net price
  • 37%acceptance rate
  • 1160-1400SAT range
  • 25-33ACT range
  • 4.0Avg GPA

Applications Due Nov 30

San Jose State University
S
San Jose, CA

San Jose State University

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

$5,742 Tuition

#13 Best Public Universities in California

  • 35,751enrollment
  • $14,219net price
  • 77%acceptance rate
  • 1010-1240SAT range
  • 19-26ACT range
  • 3.35Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Dec 15

Pepperdine University
P
Malibu, CA

Pepperdine University

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

$62,390 Tuition

#11 Best Private Colleges in California

  • 10,030enrollment
  • $47,804net price
  • 49%acceptance rate
  • 1285-1480SAT range
  • 28-32ACT range
  • 3.74Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 15

California State University Long Beach
C
Long Beach, CA

California State University Long Beach

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

$5,742 Tuition

#11 Best Public Universities in California

  • 38,973enrollment
  • $9,346net price
  • 40%acceptance rate
  • 1020-1240SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
  • 3.7Avg GPA

Applications Due Nov 30

University of California San Diego
C
La Jolla, CA

University of California San Diego

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

$11,564 Tuition

#9 Best Public Universities in America

  • 42,006enrollment
  • $16,111net price
  • 24%acceptance rate
  • 1270-1480SAT range
  • 28-34ACT range
  • 3.82Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Nov 30

San Francisco State University
S
San Francisco, CA

San Francisco State University

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

$5,742 Tuition

#18 Best Public Universities in California

  • 25,282enrollment
  • $13,267net price
  • 94%acceptance rate
  • 930-1130SAT range
  • 16-23ACT range
  • 3.31Avg GPA

Applications Due Nov 30

University of San Francisco
S
San Francisco, CA

University of San Francisco

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

$54,980 Tuition

#12 Best Private Colleges in California

  • 9,688enrollment
  • $42,953net price
  • 71%acceptance rate
  • 1210-1410SAT range
  • 27-31ACT range
  • 3.57Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 15

Loyola Marymount University
L
Los Angeles, CA

Loyola Marymount University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

$54,630 Tuition

#8 Best Private Colleges in California

  • 10,165enrollment
  • $52,815net price
  • 41%acceptance rate
  • 1300-1460SAT range
  • 29-32ACT range
  • 3.92Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 15

University of San Diego
S
San Diego, CA

University of San Diego

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

$53,810 Tuition

 

  • 8,815enrollment
  • $36,008net price
  • 53%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.95Avg GPA

Applications Due Dec 15

California State University Los Angeles
C
Los Angeles, CA

California State University Los Angeles

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

$5,742 Tuition

#26 Best Public Universities in California

  • 26,460enrollment
  • $5,801net price
  • 87%acceptance rate
  • 870-1060SAT range
  • 15-20ACT range
  • 3.31Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 19

Santa Clara University
S
Santa Clara, CA

Santa Clara University

Private 4 Year

14 reviews

$56,880 Tuition

#7 Best Private Colleges in California

  • 9,178enrollment
  • $50,551net price
  • 52%acceptance rate
  • 1290-1480SAT range
  • 29-33ACT range
  • 3.67Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 7

California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo
C
San Luis Obispo, CA

California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

$5,742 Tuition

#7 Best Public Universities in California

  • 22,000enrollment
  • $19,184net price
  • 30%acceptance rate
  • 1220-1410SAT range
  • 26-32ACT range
  • 4.0Avg GPA

Applications Due Nov 30

California State University Fullerton
C
Fullerton, CA

California State University Fullerton

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

$5,742 Tuition

#17 Best Public Universities in California

  • 40,386enrollment
  • $7,925net price
  • 67%acceptance rate
  • 1000-1180SAT range
  • 18-23ACT range
  • 3.77Avg GPA

Applications Due Nov 30

California State University Sacramento
C
Sacramento, CA

California State University Sacramento

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

$5,742 Tuition

#21 Best Public Universities in California

  • 31,818enrollment
  • $11,596net price
  • 93%acceptance rate
  • 930-1130SAT range
  • 17-23ACT range
  • 3.42Avg GPA

Applications Due Nov 30

University of California Riverside
C
Riverside, CA

University of California Riverside

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

$11,564 Tuition

#9 Best Public Universities in California

  • 26,809enrollment
  • $14,487net price
  • 69%acceptance rate
  • 1080-1280SAT range
  • 22-31ACT range
  • 3.84Avg GPA

Applications Due Nov 30

Chapman University
C
Orange, CA

Chapman University

Private 4 Year

6 reviews

$60,288 Tuition

#10 Best Private Colleges in California

  • 10,014enrollment
  • $45,033net price
  • 73%acceptance rate
  • 1200-1400SAT range
  • 26-31ACT range
  • 3.7Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 15

California Institute of Technology
C
Pasadena, CA

California Institute of Technology

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

$58,479 Tuition

#5 Best Colleges in America

  • 2,401enrollment
  • $20,755net price
  • 3%acceptance rate
  • 1530-1580SAT range
  • 35-36ACT range
  • 3.97Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 3

Pomona College
P
Claremont, CA

Pomona College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

$58,818 Tuition

#21 Best Colleges in America

  • 1,716enrollment
  • $19,962net price
  • 7%acceptance rate
  • 1480-1560SAT range
  • 33-35ACT range
  • 3.89Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 8

California State University East Bay
C
Hayward, CA

California State University East Bay

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

$5,742 Tuition

 

  • 13,673enrollment
  • $11,464net price
  • 96%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.2Avg GPA

Applications Due Oct 1

California State University Chico
C
Chico, CA

California State University Chico

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

$5,742 Tuition

#15 Best Public Universities in California

  • 14,183enrollment
  • $15,517net price
  • 95%acceptance rate
  • 970-1170SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
  • 3.37Avg GPA

Applications Due Dec 15

University of California Santa Cruz
C
Santa Cruz, CA

University of California Santa Cruz

Public 4 Year

6 reviews

$11,564 Tuition

#8 Best Public Universities in California

  • 19,478enrollment
  • $17,975net price
  • 47%acceptance rate
  • 1160-1360SAT range
  • 25-33ACT range
  • 3.63Avg GPA

Applications Due Nov 30

California State University Fresno
C
Fresno, CA

California State University Fresno

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

$5,742 Tuition

#23 Best Public Universities in California

  • 23,999enrollment
  • $7,507net price
  • 95%acceptance rate
  • 890-1100SAT range
  • 16-21ACT range
  • 3.12Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Dec 15

Azusa Pacific University
A
Azusa, CA
 

Azusa Pacific University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

$41,650 Tuition

#18 Best Private Colleges in California

  • 7,169enrollment
  • $26,666net price
  • 87%acceptance rate
  • 980-1240SAT range
  • 21-28ACT range
  • 3.74Avg GPA

Applications Due Jun 1

Occidental College
O
Los Angeles, CA

Occidental College

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

$59,970 Tuition

#9 Best Private Colleges in California

  • 1,942enrollment
  • $44,853net price
  • 39%acceptance rate
  • 1370-1510SAT range
  • 31-34ACT range
  • 3.63Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 10

Sonoma State University
S
Rohnert Park, CA

Sonoma State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

$5,742 Tuition

#16 Best Public Universities in California

  • 6,637enrollment
  • $15,507net price
  • 94%acceptance rate
  • 950-1150SAT range
  • 17-23ACT range
  • 3.4Avg GPA

California State University Northridge
C
Northridge, CA

California State University Northridge

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

$5,742 Tuition

#24 Best Public Universities in California

  • 37,579enrollment
  • $8,936net price
  • 91%acceptance rate
  • 900-1110SAT range
  • 16-22ACT range
  • 3.38Avg GPA

Applications Due Nov 30

University of California Merced
C
Merced, CA

University of California Merced

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

$11,564 Tuition

#14 Best Public Universities in California

  • 9,103enrollment
  • $13,549net price
  • 89%acceptance rate
  • 960-1140SAT range
  • 19-24ACT range
  • 3.55Avg GPA

Applications Due Nov 30

University of the Pacific
T
Stockton, CA

University of the Pacific

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

$52,918 Tuition

#14 Best Private Colleges in California

  • 6,277enrollment
  • $28,164net price
  • 93%acceptance rate
  • 1120-1423SAT range
  • 25-33ACT range
  • 3.58Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 15

Santa Monica College
S
Santa Monica, CA

Santa Monica College

Public 2 Year

1 reviews

$1,104 Tuition

 

  • 22,375enrollment
  • $6,656net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Aug 30

California State University San Marcos
C
San Marcos, CA

California State University San Marcos

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

$5,742 Tuition

#20 Best Public Universities in California

  • 15,109enrollment
  • $10,463net price
  • 95%acceptance rate
  • 950-1130SAT range
  • 17-22ACT range
  • 3.32Avg GPA

Applications Due Nov 30

Humboldt State University
H
Arcata, CA

Humboldt State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

$5,742 Tuition

#19 Best Public Universities in California

  • 6,025enrollment
  • $14,325net price
  • 98%acceptance rate
  • 970-1190SAT range
  • 17-25ACT range
  • 3.33Avg GPA

Applications Due Apr 30

California Institute of the Arts
C
Valencia, CA

California Institute of the Arts

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

$54,440 Tuition

 

  • 1,440enrollment
  • $55,225net price
  • 25%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Jan 5

California Baptist University
C
Riverside, CA

California Baptist University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

$35,958 Tuition

#31 Best Private Colleges in California

  • 11,495enrollment
  • $27,304net price
  • 80%acceptance rate
  • 960-1150SAT range
  • 18-25ACT range
  • 3.58Avg GPA

California State Polytechnic University Pomona
C
Pomona, CA

California State Polytechnic University Pomona

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

$5,742 Tuition

#12 Best Public Universities in California

  • 27,503enrollment
  • $12,480net price
  • 55%acceptance rate
  • 1010-1250SAT range
  • 19-27ACT range
  • 3.69Avg GPA

Applications Due Nov 30

Point Loma Nazarene University
P
San Diego, CA

Point Loma Nazarene University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

$40,400 Tuition

#20 Best Private Colleges in California

  • 4,319enrollment
  • $34,933net price
  • 82%acceptance rate
  • 1170-1350SAT range
  • 22-30ACT range
  • 3.65Avg GPA

Applications Due Feb 15

University of Redlands
R
Redlands, CA

University of Redlands

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

$55,328 Tuition

#16 Best Private Colleges in California

  • 3,460enrollment
  • $28,157net price
  • 82%acceptance rate
  • 1113-1278SAT range
  • 25-30ACT range
  • 3.74Avg GPA

Applications Due Jul 1

Los Angeles City College
L
Los Angeles, CA

Los Angeles City College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

$1,196 Tuition

 

  • 13,199enrollment
  • $10,423net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Harvey Mudd College
H
Claremont, CA

Harvey Mudd College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

$62,516 Tuition

 

  • 922enrollment
  • $39,850net price
  • 13%acceptance rate
  • 1480-1560SAT range
  • 34-36ACT range
  • 3.96Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 5

Santa Barbara City College
S
Santa Barbara, CA

Santa Barbara City College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

$1,104 Tuition

 

  • 12,675enrollment
  • $14,180net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Aug 19

Fullerton College
F
Fullerton, CA
 

Fullerton College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

$1,104 Tuition

 

  • 18,370enrollment
  • $10,073net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

University of La Verne
L
La Verne, CA

University of La Verne

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

$45,850 Tuition

#21 Best Private Colleges in California

  • 5,662enrollment
  • $25,103net price
  • 74%acceptance rate
  • 970-1303SAT range
  • 18-25ACT range
  • 3.24Avg GPA

Claremont McKenna College
C
Claremont, CA

Claremont McKenna College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

$60,480 Tuition

#18 Best Colleges in America

  • 1,389enrollment
  • $28,701net price
  • 10%acceptance rate
  • 1440-1550SAT range
  • 33-35ACT range
  • 3.89Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 5

Scripps College
S
Claremont, CA

Scripps College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

$60,494 Tuition

#6 Best Private Colleges in California

  • 1,099enrollment
  • $43,923net price
  • 28%acceptance rate
  • 1390-1510SAT range
  • 32-34ACT range
  • 4.0Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 15

Whittier College
W
Whittier, CA

Whittier College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

$48,924 Tuition

#19 Best Private Colleges in California

  • 1,192enrollment
  • $28,368net price
  • 75%acceptance rate
  • 1140-1340SAT range
  • 24-30ACT range
  • 3.61Avg GPA

California State University Dominguez Hills
C
Carson, CA

California State University Dominguez Hills

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

$5,742 Tuition

 

  • 16,426enrollment
  • $5,068net price
  • 89%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.16Avg GPA

Applications Due Dec 4

Westmont College
W
Santa Barbara, CA
 

Westmont College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

$48,840 Tuition

#13 Best Private Colleges in California

  • 1,284enrollment
  • $33,112net price
  • 82%acceptance rate
  • 1280-1458SAT range
  • 30-33ACT range
  • 3.59Avg GPA

Biola University
B
La Mirada, CA

Biola University

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

$44,382 Tuition

#15 Best Private Colleges in California

  • 5,387enrollment
  • $31,522net price
  • 57%acceptance rate
  • 1105-1365SAT range
  • 23-30ACT range
  • 3.61Avg GPA

Long Beach City College
L
Long Beach, CA

Long Beach City College

Public 2 Year

2 reviews

$1,472 Tuition

 

  • 22,402enrollment
  • $6,084net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Aug 17

Concordia University Irvine
C
Irvine, CA

Concordia University Irvine

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

$39,330 Tuition

#26 Best Private Colleges in California

  • 3,744enrollment
  • $29,508net price
  • 69%acceptance rate
  • 1030-1260SAT range
  • 21-29ACT range
  • 3.61Avg GPA

Notre Dame de Namur University
N
Belmont, CA

Notre Dame de Namur University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

$36,306 Tuition

 

  • 201enrollment
  • -net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.1Estimated Avg GPA

California Lutheran University
C
Thousand Oaks, CA

California Lutheran University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

$47,500 Tuition

#22 Best Private Colleges in California

  • 3,615enrollment
  • $30,416net price
  • 87%acceptance rate
  • 1150-1320SAT range
  • 26-30ACT range
  • 3.73Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 1

American River College
A
Sacramento, CA

American River College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

$0 Tuition

 

  • 27,422enrollment
  • $7,730net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Chaffey College
C
Rancho Cucamonga, CA

Chaffey College

Public 2 Year

3 reviews

$1,104 Tuition

 

  • 19,238enrollment
  • $14,778net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

California State University Monterey Bay
C
Seaside, CA

California State University Monterey Bay

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

$5,742 Tuition

#22 Best Public Universities in California

  • 7,045enrollment
  • $11,435net price
  • 92%acceptance rate
  • 960-1160SAT range
  • 17-23ACT range
  • 3.45Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 15

Mount St. Mary's College
M
Los Angeles, CA

Mount St. Mary's College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

$45,388 Tuition

#27 Best Private Colleges in California

  • 2,440enrollment
  • $28,717net price
  • 76%acceptance rate
  • 900-1110SAT range
  • 18-23ACT range
  • 3.59Avg GPA

De Anza College
D
Cupertino, CA

De Anza College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

$1,395 Tuition

 

  • 16,335enrollment
  • $8,267net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Life Pacific College
L
San Dimas, CA

Life Pacific College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

$18,240 Tuition

 

  • 500enrollment
  • $22,395net price
  • 94%acceptance rate
  • 930-1085SAT range
  • 16-25ACT range
  • 2.91Avg GPA

Applications Due May 1

California State University Bakersfield
C
Bakersfield, CA

California State University Bakersfield

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

$5,742 Tuition

 

  • 9,613enrollment
  • $7,521net price
  • 87%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Dec 15

Riverside City College
R
Riverside, CA

Riverside City College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

$1,380 Tuition

 

  • 19,147enrollment
  • $6,428net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Oct 20

California State University Channel Islands
C
Camarillo, CA

California State University Channel Islands

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

$5,742 Tuition

 

  • 6,128enrollment
  • $13,540net price
  • 90%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.22Avg GPA

Applications Due Jul 30

California State University Stanislaus
C
Turlock, CA

California State University Stanislaus

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

$5,742 Tuition

 

  • 10,154enrollment
  • $7,555net price
  • 97%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.47Avg GPA

Applications Due Nov 30

Mt. San Antonio College
M
Walnut, CA

Mt. San Antonio College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

$1,288 Tuition

 

  • 26,256enrollment
  • $5,528net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Saint Marys College of California
S
Moraga, CA

Saint Marys College of California

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

$53,732 Tuition

#17 Best Private Colleges in California

  • 2,765enrollment
  • $32,129net price
  • 88%acceptance rate
  • 1070-1253SAT range
  • 21-28ACT range
  • 3.6Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 15

California State University San Bernardino
C
San Bernardino, CA

California State University San Bernardino

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

$5,742 Tuition

#25 Best Public Universities in California

  • 19,803enrollment
  • $8,805net price
  • 91%acceptance rate
  • 910-1080SAT range
  • 15-20ACT range
  • 3.41Avg GPA

Applications Due Nov 30

Menlo College
M
Atherton, CA
 

Menlo College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

$48,260 Tuition

 

  • 800enrollment
  • $29,151net price
  • 62%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.3Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Apr 1

Saddleback College
S
Mission Viejo, CA

Saddleback College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

$1,104 Tuition

 

  • 16,660enrollment
  • $6,940net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Sacramento City College
S
Sacramento, CA

Sacramento City College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

$0 Tuition

 

  • 17,719enrollment
  • $7,199net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Orange Coast College
O
Costa Mesa, CA
 

Orange Coast College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

$1,104 Tuition

 

  • 16,614enrollment
  • $6,744net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Cypress College
C
Cypress, CA

Cypress College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

$1,104 Tuition

 

  • 13,523enrollment
  • $7,421net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Aug 25

Vanguard University of Southern California
V
Costa Mesa, CA
 

Vanguard University of Southern California

Private 4 Year

4 reviews

$38,000 Tuition

#30 Best Private Colleges in California

  • 2,256enrollment
  • $24,279net price
  • 75%acceptance rate
  • 980-1200SAT range
  • 19-25ACT range
  • 3.31Avg GPA

Applications Due Aug 1

Berkeley City College
B
Berkeley, CA

Berkeley City College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

$1,104 Tuition

 

  • 6,122enrollment
  • $13,672net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Pasadena City College
P
Pasadena, CA

Pasadena City College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

$1,104 Tuition

 

  • 21,923enrollment
  • $4,420net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Soka University of America
S
Aliso Viejo, CA

Soka University of America

Private 4 Year

18 reviews

$33,218 Tuition

 

  • 455enrollment
  • $17,928net price
  • 57%acceptance rate
  • 1240-1440SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.7Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 15

Fresno Pacific University
F
Fresno, CA

Fresno Pacific University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

$33,614 Tuition

#28 Best Private Colleges in California

  • 3,032enrollment
  • $15,255net price
  • 75%acceptance rate
  • 970-1240SAT range
  • 17-24ACT range
  • 3.54Avg GPA

Applications Due Aug 1

La Sierra University
L
Riverside, CA
 

La Sierra University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

$33,912 Tuition

#29 Best Private Colleges in California

  • 1,614enrollment
  • $25,076net price
  • 92%acceptance rate
  • 880-1140SAT range
  • 18-28ACT range
  • 3.54Avg GPA

Irvine Valley College
I
Irvine, CA
 

Irvine Valley College

Public 2 Year

3 reviews

$1,104 Tuition

 

  • 10,464enrollment
  • $5,550net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Woodbury University
W
Burbank, CA
 

Woodbury University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

$43,392 Tuition

 

  • 943enrollment
  • $32,182net price
  • 63%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.39Avg GPA

Allan Hancock College
A
Santa Maria, CA
 

Allan Hancock College

Public 2 Year

1 reviews

$1,104 Tuition

 

  • 10,329enrollment
  • $6,119net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Palomar College
P
San Marcos, CA

Palomar College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

$1,288 Tuition

 

  • 17,655enrollment
  • $8,476net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

City College of San Francisco
C
San Francisco, CA

City College of San Francisco

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

$0 Tuition

 

  • 16,134enrollment
  • $8,569net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Los Angeles Pierce College
L
Woodland Hills, CA

Los Angeles Pierce College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

$1,196 Tuition

 

  • 15,372enrollment
  • $13,422net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Aug 20

California College of the Arts
C
Oakland, CA

California College of the Arts

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

$53,856 Tuition

 

  • 1,501enrollment
  • $47,862net price
  • 76%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.34Avg GPA

College of the Canyons
C
Santa Clarita, CA

College of the Canyons

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

$1,104 Tuition

 

  • 18,075enrollment
  • $6,185net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Antelope Valley College
A
Lancaster, CA

Antelope Valley College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

$1,104 Tuition

 

  • 11,840enrollment
  • $3,917net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Golden West College
G
Huntington Beach, CA

Golden West College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

$1,104 Tuition

 

  • 10,053enrollment
  • $5,088net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Cerritos College
C
Norwalk, CA

Cerritos College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

$1,288 Tuition

 

  • 19,469enrollment
  • $3,812net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Holy Names University
H
Oakland, CA

Holy Names University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

$41,579 Tuition

 

  • 959enrollment
  • $23,065net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.35Avg GPA

Pitzer College
P
Claremont, CA

Pitzer College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

$60,282 Tuition

 

  • 1,212enrollment
  • $39,809net price
  • 18%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.93Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 1

Marymount California University
M
Rancho Palos Verdes, CA

Marymount California University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

$35,158 Tuition

 

  • 514enrollment
  • -net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.09Avg GPA

San Francisco Art Institute
S
San Francisco, CA

San Francisco Art Institute

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

$45,664 Tuition

 

  • 70enrollment
  • -net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Citrus College
C
Glendora, CA

Citrus College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

$1,104 Tuition

 

  • 9,975enrollment
  • $5,493net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Bakersfield College
B
Bakersfield, CA

Bakersfield College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

$1,380 Tuition

 

  • 26,873enrollment
  • $8,878net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Victor Valley College
V
Victorville, CA

Victor Valley College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

$1,402 Tuition

 

  • 12,648enrollment
  • $13,390net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Glendale Community College
G
Glendale, CA

Glendale Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

$1,104 Tuition

 

  • 10,658enrollment
  • $8,849net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

MiraCosta College
M
Oceanside, CA

MiraCosta College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

$1,104 Tuition

 

  • 10,860enrollment
  • $7,281net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

San Diego State University Imperial Valley Campus
S
Calexico, California

San Diego State University Imperial Valley Campus

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

$5,472 Tuition

 

  • 808enrollment
  • -net price
  • 44%acceptance rate
  • 850-1060SAT range
  • 16-21ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Art Center College of Design
A
Pasadena, CA

Art Center College of Design

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

$48,942 Tuition

 

  • 2,420enrollment
  • $53,617net price
  • 71%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

San Diego City College
S
San Diego, CA

San Diego City College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

$1,104 Tuition

 

  • 12,144enrollment
  • $6,933net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

East Los Angeles College
E
Monterey Park, CA

East Los Angeles College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

$1,196 Tuition

 

  • 27,855enrollment
  • $12,537net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

San Diego Mesa College
S
San Diego, CA

San Diego Mesa College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

$1,104 Tuition

 

  • 18,076enrollment
  • $8,506net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Otis College of Art and Design
O
Los Angeles, CA

Otis College of Art and Design

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

$49,100 Tuition

#23 Best Private Colleges in California

  • 1,312enrollment
  • $48,198net price
  • 83%acceptance rate
  • 1130-1360SAT range
  • 20-29ACT range
  • 3.31Avg GPA

Rio Hondo College
R
Whittier, CA
 

Rio Hondo College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

$1,316 Tuition

 

  • 16,139enrollment
  • $6,099net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Aug 20

Norco College
N
Norco, CA

Norco College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

$1,380 Tuition

 

  • 9,467enrollment
  • $5,871net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Las Positas College
L
Livermore, CA
 

Las Positas College

Public 2 Year

1 reviews

$1,104 Tuition

 

  • 6,724enrollment
  • $5,342net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Aug 1

Moorpark College
M
Moorpark, CA
 

Moorpark College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

$1,344 Tuition

 

  • 12,484enrollment
  • $3,978net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Foothill College
F
Los Altos Hills, CA

Foothill College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

$1,395 Tuition

 

  • 12,434enrollment
  • $11,013net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Diablo Valley College
D
Pleasant Hill, CA
 

Diablo Valley College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

$1,288 Tuition

 

  • 16,097enrollment
  • $7,398net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

San Joaquin Delta College
S
Stockton, CA
 

San Joaquin Delta College

Public 2 Year

1 reviews

$1,288 Tuition

 

  • 16,168enrollment
  • $3,621net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

College of San Mateo
S
San Mateo, CA

College of San Mateo

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

$1,288 Tuition

 

  • 7,512enrollment
  • $6,344net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Cosumnes River College
C
Sacramento, CA
 

Cosumnes River College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

$0 Tuition

 

  • 13,294enrollment
  • $6,249net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Mt. San Jacinto Community College District
M
San Jacinto, CA
 

Mt. San Jacinto Community College District

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

$1,380 Tuition

 

  • 15,153enrollment
  • $7,125net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

California College San Diego
C
San Diego, California
 

California College San Diego

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

$18,480 Tuition

 

  • 200enrollment
  • $22,848net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Canada College
C
Redwood City, CA
 

Canada College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

$1,288 Tuition

 

  • 5,388enrollment
  • $4,420net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Aug 31

Cabrillo College
C
Aptos, CA
 

Cabrillo College

Public 2 Year

1 reviews

$1,104 Tuition

 

  • 9,149enrollment
  • $18,992net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Apr 9

West Los Angeles College
W
Culver City, CA

West Los Angeles College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

$1,196 Tuition

 

  • 8,656enrollment
  • $11,800net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Jun 1

College of the Desert
D
Palm Desert, CA

College of the Desert

Public 2 Year

1 reviews

$1,288 Tuition

 

  • 10,382enrollment
  • $13,704net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

College of Alameda
A
Alameda, CA
 

College of Alameda

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

$1,104 Tuition

 

  • 5,673enrollment
  • $15,641net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Dominican University of California
D
San Rafael, CA

Dominican University of California

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

$48,606 Tuition

#24 Best Private Colleges in California

  • 1,877enrollment
  • $49,907net price
  • 93%acceptance rate
  • 1088-1236SAT range
  • 23-25ACT range
  • 3.66Avg GPA

Laguna College of Art and Design
L
Laguna Beach, CA
 

Laguna College of Art and Design

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

$34,600 Tuition

 

  • 760enrollment
  • $42,896net price
  • 88%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.69Avg GPA

Applications Due Aug 15

Los Angeles Southwest College
L
Los Angeles, CA

Los Angeles Southwest College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

$1,196 Tuition

 

  • 4,913enrollment
  • $9,271net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Sep 12

Santa Ana College
S
Santa Ana, CA
 

Santa Ana College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

$1,104 Tuition

 

  • 23,852enrollment
  • $4,700net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Apr 1

Chabot College
C
Hayward, CA

Chabot College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

$1,104 Tuition

 

  • 10,736enrollment
  • $8,213net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Jul 30

Laney College
L
Oakland, CA

Laney College

Public 2 Year

1 reviews

$1,104 Tuition

 

  • 9,653enrollment
  • $17,053net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

John Paul the Great Catholic University
J
San Diego, CA

John Paul the Great Catholic University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

$27,000 Tuition

 

  • 300enrollment
  • $31,354net price
  • 80%acceptance rate
  • 1060-1125SAT range
  • 16-22ACT range
  • 3.56Avg GPA

Mills College
M
Oakland, CA

Mills College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

$29,340 Tuition

 

  • 817enrollment
  • -net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • 1378-1413SAT range
  • 30-31ACT range
  • 3.57Avg GPA

Los Angeles Valley College
L
Valley Glen, CA

Los Angeles Valley College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

$1,196 Tuition

 

  • 15,037enrollment
  • $11,938net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Cogswell College
C
Sunnyvale, CA
 

Cogswell College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

$21,480 Tuition

 

  • 390enrollment
  • $29,887net price
  • 65%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 2.77Avg GPA

Southwestern College
S
Chula Vista, CA
 

Southwestern College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

$1,288 Tuition

 

  • 16,530enrollment
  • $13,362net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

American Academy of Dramatic Arts Los Angeles
A
Los Angeles, CA
 

American Academy of Dramatic Arts Los Angeles

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

$37,575 Tuition

 

  • 220enrollment
  • $40,837net price
  • 90%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Grossmont College
G
El Cajon, CA

Grossmont College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

$1,288 Tuition

 

  • 12,862enrollment
  • $6,651net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Jun 1

Sierra College
S
Rocklin, CA
 

Sierra College

Public 2 Year

3 reviews

$1,104 Tuition

 

  • 15,766enrollment
  • $6,270net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Santiago Canyon College
S
Orange, CA

Santiago Canyon College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

$1,104 Tuition

 

  • 11,696enrollment
  • $6,529net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Mission College
M
Santa Clara, CA

Mission College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

$1,380 Tuition

 

  • 5,747enrollment
  • $8,395net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Skyline College
S
San Bruno, CA

Skyline College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

$1,288 Tuition

 

  • 8,523enrollment
  • $5,161net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

San Diego Miramar College
S
San Diego, CA

San Diego Miramar College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

$1,104 Tuition

 

  • 13,062enrollment
  • $8,618net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Crafton Hills College
C
Yucaipa, CA
 

Crafton Hills College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

$1,104 Tuition

 

  • 5,113enrollment
  • $15,676net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Aug 27

Los Medanos College
L
Pittsburg, CA
 

Los Medanos College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

$1,288 Tuition

 

  • 7,791enrollment
  • $7,459net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Aug 9

Bryan University
B
Los Angeles, CA
 

Bryan University

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

$12,159 Tuition

 

  • 1,767enrollment
  • $17,764net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Moreno Valley College
M
Moreno Valley, CA

Moreno Valley College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

$1,380 Tuition

 

  • 9,095enrollment
  • $6,335net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Modesto Junior College
M
Modesto, CA

Modesto Junior College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

$1,196 Tuition

 

  • 16,224enrollment
  • $12,904net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Jun 30

Ohlone Community College
O
Fremont, CA

Ohlone Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

$1,104 Tuition

 

  • 8,358enrollment
  • $14,247net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Butte College
B
Oroville, CA

Butte College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

$1,104 Tuition

 

  • 9,362enrollment
  • $9,634net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Napa Valley College
N
Napa, CA
 

Napa Valley College

Public 2 Year

1 reviews

$1,104 Tuition

 

  • 4,041enrollment
  • $17,548net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

California Maritime Academy
C
Vallejo, CA

California Maritime Academy

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

$5,742 Tuition

 

  • 849enrollment
  • $17,566net price
  • 96%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.43Avg GPA

Applications Due Dec 15

Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science
C
Los Angeles, CA
 

Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

$14,424 Tuition

 

  • 777enrollment
  • $27,637net price
  • 80%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.26Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Jul 30

El Camino College Compton Center
E
Compton, CA

El Camino College Compton Center

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

$1,104 Tuition

 

  • 4,082enrollment
  • $4,877net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Solano Community College
S
Fairfield, CA
 

Solano Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

$1,104 Tuition

 

  • 8,426enrollment
  • $7,614net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

El Camino Community College District
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Torrance, CA

El Camino Community College District

Public 2 Year

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$1,104 Tuition

 

  • 19,944enrollment
  • $6,090net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

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