Los Angeles Private Colleges

Los Angeles, California area Colleges

There are 13 private colleges within the Los Angeles city limits and 43 private colleges within a 50 mile radius. If you're looking for a large school, University of Southern California enrolls the most students. In terms of cost, World Mission University offers the lowest in-state tuition for private colleges in the Los Angeles area.

The Los Angeles area is home to popular nationally ranked institutions like University of Southern California, Pepperdine University, Loyola Marymount University and Chapman University.


43 results

List of Los Angeles Private Colleges

University of Southern California
S
Los Angeles, CA
University of Southern California

Private 4 Year

5 reviews

#5 Best Private Colleges in California

  • 47,310enrollment
  • $37,521net price
  • 11%acceptance rate
  • 1360-1530SAT range
  • 31-34ACT range
  • 3.73Avg GPA

7 miles from Los Angeles

Pepperdine University
P
Malibu, CA
Pepperdine University

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

#13 Best Private Colleges in California

  • 7,961enrollment
  • $42,135net price
  • 32%acceptance rate
  • 1230-1450SAT range
  • 27-32ACT range
  • 3.59Avg GPA

17 miles from Los Angeles

Loyola Marymount University
L
Los Angeles, CA
Loyola Marymount University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#8 Best Private Colleges in California

  • 9,838enrollment
  • $47,292net price
  • 44%acceptance rate
  • 1230-1410SAT range
  • 27-31ACT range
  • 3.72Avg GPA

3 miles from Los Angeles

Chapman University
C
Orange, CA
Chapman University

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

#11 Best Private Colleges in California

  • 9,608enrollment
  • $43,767net price
  • 56%acceptance rate
  • 1190-1380SAT range
  • 25-31ACT range
  • 3.68Avg GPA

36 miles from Los Angeles

California Institute of Technology
C
Pasadena, CA
California Institute of Technology

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#7 Best Colleges in America

  • 2,233enrollment
  • $27,438net price
  • 6%acceptance rate
  • 1530-1560SAT range
  • 35-36ACT range
  • 3.97*Avg GPA

18 miles from Los Angeles

Pomona College
P
Claremont, CA
Pomona College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#19 Best Colleges in America

  • 1,573enrollment
  • $18,500net price
  • 7%acceptance rate
  • 1390-1540SAT range
  • 32-35ACT range
  • 3.89*Avg GPA

40 miles from Los Angeles

Azusa Pacific University
A
Azusa, CA
 
Azusa Pacific University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#16 Best Private Colleges in California

  • 10,095enrollment
  • $27,707net price
  • 67%acceptance rate
  • 1030-1260SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
  • 3.64Avg GPA

31 miles from Los Angeles

Occidental College
O
Los Angeles, CA
Occidental College

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

#9 Best Private Colleges in California

  • 1,930enrollment
  • $35,362net price
  • 37%acceptance rate
  • 1300-1480SAT range
  • 28-32ACT range
  • 3.6Avg GPA

14 miles from Los Angeles

California Institute of the Arts
C
Valencia, CA
California Institute of the Arts

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,506enrollment
  • $54,594net price
  • 25%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

27 miles from Los Angeles

Harvey Mudd College
H
Claremont, CA
Harvey Mudd College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 902enrollment
  • $39,411net price
  • 14%acceptance rate
  • 1490-1570SAT range
  • 33-35ACT range
  • 3.96*Avg GPA

41 miles from Los Angeles

University of La Verne
L
La Verne, CA
University of La Verne

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#28 Best Private Colleges in California

  • 8,064enrollment
  • $27,933net price
  • 55%acceptance rate
  • 1040-1190SAT range
  • 19-24ACT range
  • 3.78Avg GPA

37 miles from Los Angeles

Claremont McKenna College
C
Claremont, CA
Claremont McKenna College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#21 Best Colleges in America

  • 1,327enrollment
  • $24,456net price
  • 10%acceptance rate
  • 1360-1510SAT range
  • 31-34ACT range
  • 3.89*Avg GPA

41 miles from Los Angeles

Scripps College
S
Claremont, CA
Scripps College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#6 Best Private Colleges in California

  • 1,071enrollment
  • $39,702net price
  • 32%acceptance rate
  • 1333-1490SAT range
  • 30-33ACT range
  • 4.13Avg GPA

40 miles from Los Angeles

Whittier College
W
Whittier, CA
Whittier College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#22 Best Private Colleges in California

  • 1,852enrollment
  • $26,363net price
  • 57%acceptance rate
  • 1038-1220SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
  • 3.47Avg GPA

22 miles from Los Angeles

Biola University
B
La Mirada, CA
Biola University

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

#20 Best Private Colleges in California

  • 6,109enrollment
  • $33,331net price
  • 70%acceptance rate
  • 1080-1310SAT range
  • 21-28ACT range
  • 3.54Avg GPA

24 miles from Los Angeles

Concordia University Irvine
C
Irvine, CA
Concordia University Irvine

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#32 Best Private Colleges in California

  • 4,162enrollment
  • $28,435net price
  • 71%acceptance rate
  • 990-1210SAT range
  • 18-25ACT range
  • 3.42Avg GPA

43 miles from Los Angeles

California Lutheran University
C
Thousand Oaks, CA
California Lutheran University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#26 Best Private Colleges in California

  • 4,383enrollment
  • $29,693net price
  • 71%acceptance rate
  • 1070-1250SAT range
  • 21-27ACT range
  • 3.65Avg GPA

30 miles from Los Angeles

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

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#27 Best Private Colleges in California

  • 2,965enrollment
  • $29,708net price
  • 90%acceptance rate
  • 920-1170SAT range
  • 17-22ACT range
  • 3.34Avg GPA

6 miles from Los Angeles