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
Point Loma Nazarene University

San Diego, CA

Concordia University Irvine

Irvine, CA

Vanguard University of Southern California

Costa Mesa, CA

California Baptist University

Riverside, CA

Simpson University

Redding, CA

William Jessup University

Rocklin, CA

Marymount California University

Rancho Palos Verdes, CA

Notre Dame de Namur University

Belmont, CA

West Coast University Los Angeles

North Hollywood, CA

West Coast University Ontario

Ontario, CA

Hope International University

Fullerton, CA

Soka University of America

Aliso Viejo, CA

La Sierra University

Riverside, CA

Laguna College of Art and Design

Laguna Beach, CA

Fresno Pacific University

Fresno, CA

Providence Christian College

Pasadena, CA

Pacific Union College

Angwin, CA

Santa Barbara Business College Ventura

Ventura, CA