Graduate Programs at California Best Colleges

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Graduate Programs Comparison at 10 California Best Colleges

The next table lists the 10 best Graduate Programs at California Best Colleges out of 94 schools. The average graduate tuition & fees of the schools is $43,483 for academic year 2021-2022. The average graduate student population is 7,266 and the schools offer 205 major programs (programs for master and doctorate) in average.
Graduate Programs at California Best Colleges Comparison
Rank*NameGraduate Tuition & FeesGraduate StudentsNumber of Graduate ProgramsNumber of Online Graduate ProgramsStudents to Faculty Ratio
1 Stanford UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsStanford, CA $55,011 9,587 235 programs 11 programs 4 to 1
2 California Institute of TechnologyPrivate, 4 yearsPasadena, CA $58,443 1,339 93 programs - 3 to 1
4 Claremont McKenna CollegePrivate, 4 yearsClaremont, CA $64,288 2 57 programs - 8 to 1
5 University of California-Los AngelesPublic, 4 yearsLos Angeles, CA $28,138
($13,036 Residents)
12,953 349 programs - 18 to 1
6 University of California-BerkeleyPublic, 4 yearsBerkeley, CA $29,262
($14,160 Residents)
11,528 319 programs - 19 to 1
7 University of Southern CaliforniaPrivate, 4 yearsLos Angeles, CA $61,396 26,501 490 programs 27 programs 9 to 1
9 Soka University of AmericaPrivate, 4 yearsAliso Viejo, CA $34,166 11 2 programs - 7 to 1
10 Scripps CollegePrivate, 4 yearsClaremont, CA $46,774 22 69 programs - 9 to 1
11 University of California-San DiegoPublic, 4 yearsLa Jolla, CA $28,666
($13,564 Residents)
7,734 251 programs - 19 to 1
14 University of California-Santa BarbaraPublic, 4 yearsSanta Barbara, CA $28,683
($13,581 Residents)
2,983 186 programs - 18 to 1
Average$32,623 Residents
$43,483 Out-of-State
7,266 205 programs19 programs 11.40 to 1
*The rank in California Ranking. Schools for discontinuous number do not have graduate programs.
**Ranking data provided by CollegeEvaluator.
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