California Colleges Ranked by Highest In State Tution

List of Colleges by In State Tution

Below is a college cost ranking of the 173 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 $64,726. 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 2022-2022 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
Saint Marys College of California

Moraga, CA

University of the Pacific

Stockton, CA

San Francisco Conservatory of Music

San Francisco, CA

Otis College of Art and Design

Los Angeles, CA

Southern California Institute of Architecture

Los Angeles, CA

Westmont College

Santa Barbara, CA

Art Center College of Design

Pasadena, CA

Whittier College

Whittier, CA

Dominican University of California

San Rafael, CA

Menlo College

Atherton, CA

California Lutheran University

Thousand Oaks, CA

University of La Verne

La Verne, CA

Mount St. Mary's College

Los Angeles, CA

San Francisco Art Institute

San Francisco, CA

Woodbury University

Burbank, CA

Biola University

La Mirada, CA

Azusa Pacific University

Azusa, CA

Holy Names University

Oakland, CA