Private Colleges in California

Directory of California Private Colleges for 2019

Private colleges are usually smaller in size, more expensive than public schools and often academically rigorous. If you feel you may have difficulty fitting into the large class sizes which are common on many public campuses, take a look at California private colleges.

There are 20 Private colleges in California on our list. Explore the the schools below to get an idea if any are a match for you.

List of Private colleges in California
College Location
Santa Clara University Santa Clara, California
Cogswell College Sunnyvale, California
University of Phoenix Bay Area Campus San Jose, California
The National Hispanic University San Jose, California
Menlo College Atherton, California
Stanford University Stanford, California
Notre Dame de Namur University Belmont, California
SUM Bible College and Theological Seminary Oakland, California
Mills College Oakland, California
Holy Names University Oakland, California
Patten University Oakland, California
Lincoln University Oakland, California
Saint Marys College of California Moraga, California
California College of the Arts Oakland, California
American Conservatory Theater San Francisco, California
Expression College for Digital Arts Emeryville, California
FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising San Francisco San Francisco, California
San Francisco Conservatory of Music San Francisco, California
San Francisco Art Institute San Francisco, California
University of San Francisco San Francisco, California