Graduate Programs at California Best Colleges

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Graduate Programs Comparison at 10 California Best Colleges

The following table lists the 10 best Graduate Programs at California Best Colleges out of 94 schools. The average graduate tuition & fees of the schools is $44,823 for academic year 2022-2023. The average graduate student population is 7,864 and the schools offer 133 major programs (programs for master and doctorate) in average.

Comparison Table between Graduate Programs at California Best Colleges

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 $57,210 10,234 169 programs 13 programs 5 to 1
2 California Institute of TechnologyPrivate, 4 yearsPasadena, CA $60,657 1,419 59 programs - 3 to 1
4 Claremont McKenna CollegePrivate, 4 yearsClaremont, CA $65,574 3 1 programs - 8 to 1
5 University of California-Los AngelesPublic, 4 yearsLos Angeles, CA $28,424
($13,322 Residents)
14,007 207 programs 3 programs 18 to 1
6 University of California-BerkeleyPublic, 4 yearsBerkeley, CA $29,578
($14,476 Residents)
12,828 208 programs 2 programs 19 to 1
7 University of Southern CaliforniaPrivate, 4 yearsLos Angeles, CA $64,666 28,246 297 programs 19 programs 9 to 1
9 Soka University of AmericaPrivate, 4 yearsAliso Viejo, CA $35,544 10 1 programs - 7 to 1
10 Scripps CollegePrivate, 4 yearsClaremont, CA $48,598 19 - - 10 to 1
11 University of California-San DiegoPublic, 4 yearsLa Jolla, CA $29,005
($13,903 Residents)
8,910 149 programs 3 programs 19 to 1
14 University of California-Santa BarbaraPublic, 4 yearsSanta Barbara, CA $28,974
($13,872 Residents)
2,961 106 programs - 17 to 1
Average$32,746 Residents
$44,823 Out-of-State
7,864 133 programs8 programs 11.50 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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