California Colleges Ranked by Highest In State Tution

List of Colleges by In State Tution

Below is a college cost ranking of the 143 colleges in California with the highest in state tution. What is the most expensive college in California? University of Southern California tops the list with a tuition and fee total of $61,503. Note these costs do not include room and board or living expenses.

All price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's 2021/2022 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2021/2022 academic year.

List of California Colleges Ranked by Highest In State Tution
School Tuition In State
University of Southern California

Los Angeles, CA

Harvey Mudd College

Claremont, CA

Pepperdine University

Malibu, CA

California Institute of Technology

Pasadena, CA

Chapman University

Orange, CA

Scripps College

Claremont, CA

Occidental College

Los Angeles, CA

Claremont McKenna College

Claremont, CA

Pitzer College

Claremont, CA

Pomona College

Claremont, CA

Stanford University

Stanford, CA

Santa Clara University

Santa Clara, CA

University of Redlands

Redlands, CA

Loyola Marymount University

Los Angeles, CA

University of San Francisco

San Francisco, CA

California Institute of the Arts

Valencia, CA

University of San Diego

San Diego, CA

University of the Pacific

Stockton, CA