California Colleges for a 4.0 GPA

What California colleges will likely accept a 4.0 grade point average?

A high school GPA of 4.0 or A average likely places you in the middle of the academic range at these California schools. CollegeSimply has parsed the reported incoming freshman grade point averages for a large portion of california schools and selected 20 target colleges where students have a competitive chance of getting in with a 4.0. This list is intended as a guide of schools to filter further and a recommendation of colleges which have historically accepted students in the 4.0 range.


20 results found

Displaying 20 target schools where your 4.0 GPA is within the typical range of past accepted applicants. You have a competitive chance at being accepted but admission is not a sure thing. Hint: You also have 8 reach schools and 70 safety schools you can consider.

San Diego State University
S
San Diego, CA

Public 4 Year

35% acceptance rate

  • 35,303enrollment
  • $13,363net price
  • $7,488tuition
  • 1110-1310SAT range
  • 22-28ACT range
  • 3.6Avg GPA
Your 4.0 GPA
Estimated Chance58%
University of California Irvine
C
Irvine, CA

Public 4 Year

29% acceptance rate

  • 36,032enrollment
  • $13,944net price
  • $13,700tuition
  • 1190-1410SAT range
  • 25-33ACT range
  • 3.92Avg GPA
Your 4.0 GPA
Estimated Chance33%
University of California Berkeley
C
Berkeley, CA

Public 4 Year

15% acceptance rate

  • 42,501enrollment
  • $18,178net price
  • $14,184tuition
  • 1320-1530SAT range
  • 31-35ACT range
  • 3.86Avg GPA
Your 4.0 GPA
Estimated Chance20%
University of California Santa Barbara
C
Santa Barbara, CA

Public 4 Year

32% acceptance rate

  • 25,976enrollment
  • $16,154net price
  • $14,391tuition
  • 1230-1460SAT range
  • 27-33ACT range
  • 3.96Avg GPA
Your 4.0 GPA
Estimated Chance34%
University of California Davis
C
Davis, CA

Public 4 Year

41% acceptance rate

  • 38,167enrollment
  • $16,446net price
  • $14,402tuition
  • 1160-1400SAT range
  • 24-32ACT range
  • 3.99Avg GPA
Your 4.0 GPA
Estimated Chance42%
University of California San Diego
C
La Jolla, CA

Public 4 Year

30% acceptance rate

  • 37,887enrollment
  • $14,616net price
  • $14,167tuition
  • 1260-1470SAT range
  • 27-33ACT range
  • 3.82*Avg GPA
Your 4.0 GPA
Estimated Chance40%
Loyola Marymount University
L
Los Angeles, CA

Private 4 Year

47% acceptance rate

  • 9,838enrollment
  • $42,459net price
  • $48,522tuition
  • 1210-1390SAT range
  • 27-31ACT range
  • 3.72Avg GPA
Your 4.0 GPA
Estimated Chance63%
University of San Diego
S
San Diego, CA

Private 4 Year

53% acceptance rate

  • 9,073enrollment
  • $38,592net price
  • $49,358tuition
  • 1190-1360SAT range
  • 25-30ACT range
  • 3.88Avg GPA
Your 4.0 GPA
Estimated Chance60%
Santa Clara University
S
Santa Clara, CA

Private 4 Year

50% acceptance rate

  • 8,642enrollment
  • $38,900net price
  • $51,711tuition
  • 1270-1440SAT range
  • 28-32ACT range
  • 3.66Avg GPA
Your 4.0 GPA
Estimated Chance69%
California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo
C
San Luis Obispo, CA

Public 4 Year

30% acceptance rate

  • 22,013enrollment
  • $19,002net price
  • $9,816tuition
  • 1240-1430SAT range
  • 26-32ACT range
  • 3.87Avg GPA
Your 4.0 GPA
Estimated Chance37%
University of California Riverside
C
Riverside, CA

Public 4 Year

51% acceptance rate

  • 23,922enrollment
  • $12,404net price
  • $13,827tuition
  • 1110-1330SAT range
  • 23-29ACT range
  • 3.6Avg GPA
Your 4.0 GPA
Estimated Chance73%
Chapman University
C
Orange, CA

Private 4 Year

54% acceptance rate

  • 9,608enrollment
  • $40,053net price
  • $52,724tuition
  • 1190-1370SAT range
  • 25-30ACT range
  • 3.68Avg GPA
Your 4.0 GPA
Estimated Chance71%
University of California Santa Cruz
C
Santa Cruz, CA

Public 4 Year

47% acceptance rate

  • 19,700enrollment
  • $16,792net price
  • $13,960tuition
  • 1190-1400SAT range
  • 26-32ACT range
  • 3.73*Avg GPA
Your 4.0 GPA
Estimated Chance63%
Occidental College
O
Los Angeles, CA

Private 4 Year

37% acceptance rate

  • 1,930enrollment
  • $33,738net price
  • $54,686tuition
  • 1270-1450SAT range
  • 28-32ACT range
  • 3.6Avg GPA
Your 4.0 GPA
Estimated Chance60%
Point Loma Nazarene University
P
San Diego, CA

Private 4 Year

69% acceptance rate

  • 4,592enrollment
  • $31,349net price
  • $35,700tuition
  • 1140-1300SAT range
  • 24-29ACT range
  • 3.78Avg GPA
Your 4.0 GPA
Estimated Chance79%
University of La Verne
L
La Verne, CA

Private 4 Year

51% acceptance rate

  • 8,064enrollment
  • $27,718net price
  • $43,050tuition
  • 1020-1200SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
  • 3.78Avg GPA
Your 4.0 GPA
Estimated Chance64%
Scripps College
S
Claremont, CA

Private 4 Year

24% acceptance rate

  • 1,071enrollment
  • $36,831net price
  • $55,024tuition
  • 1300-1480SAT range
  • 30-33ACT range
  • 4.13Avg GPA
Your 4.0 GPA
Estimated Chance19%
Westmont College
W
Santa Barbara, CA
 

Private 4 Year

62% acceptance rate

  • 1,277enrollment
  • $32,699net price
  • $45,304tuition
  • 1110-1370SAT range
  • 23-30ACT range
  • 3.8Avg GPA
Your 4.0 GPA
Estimated Chance72%
Soka University of America
S
Aliso Viejo, CA

Private 4 Year

39% acceptance rate

  • 442enrollment
  • $13,346net price
  • $33,146tuition
  • 1180-1410SAT range
  • 25-30ACT range
  • 3.86Avg GPA
Your 4.0 GPA
Estimated Chance47%
Thomas Aquinas College
T
Santa Paula, CA

Private 4 Year

78% acceptance rate

  • 407enrollment
  • $21,331net price
  • $25,000tuition
  • 1220-1400SAT range
  • 25-30ACT range
  • 3.78Avg GPA
Your 4.0 GPA
Estimated Chance86%