California Colleges Ranked by Largest Enrollment

List of Colleges by Enrollment

Below is a ranking of the 279 colleges in California with the largest enrollment of full and part time students. University of Southern California tops the list with a population of 46,287 students.

List of California Colleges Ranked by Largest Enrollment
School Enrollment
University of Southern California

Los Angeles, CA

46,287
University of California Los Angeles

Los Angeles, CA

44,589
University of California Berkeley

Berkeley, CA

42,327
California State University Fullerton

Fullerton, CA

42,051
California State University Northridge

Northridge, CA

40,381
California State University Long Beach

Long Beach, CA

40,069
University of California San Diego

La Jolla, CA

39,576
University of California Davis

Davis, CA

39,074
San Diego State University

San Diego, CA

36,334
University of California Irvine

Irvine, CA

36,303
San Jose State University

San Jose, CA

36,208
East Los Angeles College

Monterey Park, CA

33,397
California State University Sacramento

Sacramento, CA

32,293
California State Polytechnic University Pomona

Pomona, CA

30,014
Mt. San Antonio College

Walnut, CA

28,393
San Francisco State University

San Francisco, CA

27,349
California State University Los Angeles

Los Angeles, CA

26,745
University of California Riverside

Riverside, CA

26,434