California Graduate Schools

2022 California Graduate Schools Statistics

In California State, there are 833 colleges and universities - 199 public and 634 private schools. Among them, 257 schools are offering graduate programs. 154 California Graduate Schools offer the distance learning Opportunities (online degree/certificate programs) and 9 schools are online completely schools that all degree programs can be completed by online educationin California. Total 327,858 students are attending California Graduate Schools and the average students to faculty ratio is 17.88 to 1. The 2022 average graduate school tuition & fees at California Graduate Schools is $11,486 for California residents and $22,111 for out-of-state students. The next table shows the 2021-2022 statistics for California Graduate Schools.
California Graduate Schools Statistics
academic year 2021-2022
Number of Schools833 schools
By Types199 public, 634 private
By Levels753 undergraduate schools
257 graduate schools
By Categories
(where graduate program offered)
32 National Universities
8 Liberal Arts Colleges
20 Law Schools
10 Medical Schools
Tuition & fees
Undergraduate$3,873 California residents
$19,877 out-of-state
Graduate$11,486 California residents
$22,111 out-of-state
Student Population2,692,376
Undergraduate2,362,131
Graduate330,245
Students to Faculty Ratio17.88 to 1

California Graduate Schools Comparison By Rank, Tuition, and Admission

The next table lists California Graduate Schools ordered by rank. The number in rank column refers to the rank in the California college ranking. You can sort the schools by clicking column name that you want to sort.
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2021-2022 California Graduate Schools Comparison
Rank*NameGraduate Tuition & FeesGraduate StudentsOffered Degree/ProgramsNumber of Graduate ProgramsStudents to Faculty Ratio
1 Stanford UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsStanford, CA $55,011 9,587 Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 217 programs 4 to 1
2 California Institute of TechnologyPrivate, 4 yearsPasadena, CA $58,443 1,339 Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 93 programs 3 to 1
4 Claremont McKenna CollegePrivate, 4 yearsClaremont, CA $64,288 2 Master's 52 programs 8 to 1
5 University of California-Los AngelesPublic, 4 yearsLos Angeles, CA $28,138
($13,036 Residents)
12,953 Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 322 programs 18 to 1
6 University of California-BerkeleyPublic, 4 yearsBerkeley, CA $29,262
($14,160 Residents)
11,528 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 297 programs 19 to 1
7 University of Southern CaliforniaPrivate, 4 yearsLos Angeles, CA $61,396 26,501 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 600 programs 9 to 1
9 Soka University of AmericaPrivate, 4 yearsAliso Viejo, CA $34,166 11 Master's 2 programs 7 to 1
10 Scripps CollegePrivate, 4 yearsClaremont, CA $46,774 22 Post-BS 67 programs 9 to 1
11 University of California-San DiegoPublic, 4 yearsLa Jolla, CA $28,666
($13,564 Residents)
7,734 Master's, Doctorate 215 programs 19 to 1
14 University of California-Santa BarbaraPublic, 4 yearsSanta Barbara, CA $28,683
($13,581 Residents)
2,983 Post-BS, Master's, Doctorate 179 programs 18 to 1
15 University of California-IrvinePublic, 4 yearsIrvine, CA $28,458
($13,356 Residents)
6,665 Post-BS, Master's, Doctorate 252 programs 18 to 1
16 University of California-DavisPublic, 4 yearsDavis, CA $28,710
($13,608 Residents)
7,912 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 298 programs 20 to 1
17 Santa Clara UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsSanta Clara, CA $25,170 3,008 Post-BS, Master's, Doctorate 90 programs 11 to 1
18 Pepperdine UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsMalibu, CA $37,420 6,095 Post-BS, Master's, Doctorate 99 programs 13 to 1
19 Chapman UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsOrange, CA $37,538 2,357 Master's, Doctorate 94 programs 12 to 1
20 Occidental CollegePrivate, 4 yearsLos Angeles, CA $58,426 - Master's 36 programs 8 to 1
21 University of California-Santa CruzPublic, 4 yearsSanta Cruz, CA $28,997
($13,895 Residents)
1,954 Post-BS, Master's, Doctorate 139 programs 25 to 1
22 University of San DiegoPrivate, 4 yearsSan Diego, CA $28,410 3,332 Post-BS, Master's, Doctorate 90 programs 13 to 1
23 Middlebury Institute of International Studies at MontereyPrivate, 4 yearsMonterey, CA $42,804 673 Post-BS, Master's 15 programs 1 to 1
24 California Polytechnic State University-San Luis ObispoPublic, 4 yearsSan Luis Obispo, CA $21,133
($11,629 Residents)
984 Master's, Post-MS 119 programs 21 to 1
25 Loyola Marymount UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsLos Angeles, CA $19,922 3,013 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 108 programs 10 to 1
26 San Diego State UniversityPublic, 4 yearsSan Diego, CA $19,074
($9,570 Residents)
4,843 Post-BS, Master's, Doctorate 230 programs 27 to 1
27 University of California-RiversidePublic, 4 yearsRiverside, CA $28,569
($13,467 Residents)
3,741 Master's, Doctorate 174 programs 22 to 1
28 University of San FranciscoPrivate, 4 yearsSan Francisco, CA $27,250 4,216 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 124 programs 12 to 1
29 California State University-Long BeachPublic, 4 yearsLong Beach, CA $17,784
($8,280 Residents)
5,853 Post-BS, Master's, Doctorate 180 programs 24 to 1
30 Biola UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsLa Mirada, CA $12,006 2,132 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 83 programs 14 to 1
31 The Master's University and SeminaryPrivate, 4 yearsSanta Clarita, CA $8,580 800 Master's, Doctorate 40 programs 11 to 1
32 Saint Mary's College of CaliforniaPrivate, 4 yearsMoraga, CA $33,357 971 Post-BS, Master's, Doctorate 112 programs 9 to 1
33 University of RedlandsPrivate, 4 yearsRedlands, CA $23,532 1,724 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 90 programs 12 to 1
34 Mills CollegePrivate, 4 yearsOakland, CA $36,443 348 Post-BS, Master's, Doctorate 76 programs 8 to 1
35 California State University-BakersfieldPublic, 4 yearsBakersfield, CA $18,517
($9,013 Residents)
1,766 Master's 56 programs 23 to 1
36 University of the PacificPrivate, 4 yearsStockton, CA $50,638 2,739 Master's, Doctorate 98 programs 14 to 1
37 University of California-MercedPublic, 4 yearsMerced, CA $28,309
($13,207 Residents)
742 Master's, Doctorate 55 programs 19 to 1
38 Dominican University of CaliforniaPrivate, 4 yearsSan Rafael, CA $16,569 458 Master's 43 programs 10 to 1
39 California State University-FullertonPublic, 4 yearsFullerton, CA $17,914
($8,410 Residents)
5,076 Post-BS, Master's 112 programs 27 to 1
40 California State Polytechnic University-PomonaPublic, 4 yearsPomona, CA $18,377
($8,873 Residents)
2,102 Master's 93 programs 29 to 1
41 University of La VernePrivate, 4 yearsLa Verne, CA $14,520 2,863 Post-BS, Master's, Doctorate 78 programs 15 to 1
42 San Jose State UniversityPublic, 4 yearsSan Jose, CA $18,790
($9,286 Residents)
8,507 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS 170 programs 25 to 1
43 California State University-San BernardinoPublic, 4 yearsSan Bernardino, CA $18,151
($8,647 Residents)
2,439 Post-BS, Master's 86 programs 27 to 1
44 California State University-FresnoPublic, 4 yearsFresno, CA $17,591
($8,087 Residents)
2,793 Post-BS, Master's 123 programs 23 to 1
45 Vanguard University of Southern CaliforniaPrivate, 4 yearsCosta Mesa, CA $12,376 292 Master's, Post-MS 49 programs 16 to 1
47 California State University-Los AngelesPublic, 4 yearsLos Angeles, CA $17,723
($8,219 Residents)
3,913 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 149 programs 25 to 1
48 Point Loma Nazarene UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsSan Diego, CA $11,880 1,400 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS 76 programs 15 to 1
49 California State University-NorthridgePublic, 4 yearsNorthridge, CA $17,981
($8,477 Residents)
5,465 Post-BS, Master's 147 programs 28 to 1
50 California State University-ChicoPublic, 4 yearsChico, CA $18,802
($9,298 Residents)
999 Master's 111 programs 25 to 1
51 Trident University InternationalPrivate, 4 yearsCypress, CA $6,120 2,452 Post-BS, Master's, Doctorate 28 programs 16 to 1
52 California State University-San MarcosPublic, 4 yearsSan Marcos, CA $18,665
($9,161 Residents)
1,327 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS 56 programs 27 to 1
53 Simpson UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsRedding, CA $11,322 159 Post-BS, Master's 43 programs 13 to 1
54 San Francisco State UniversityPublic, 4 yearsSan Francisco, CA $18,242
($8,738 Residents)
3,325 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 171 programs 22 to 1
55 Whittier CollegePrivate, 4 yearsWhittier, CA $14,742 74 Master's 33 programs 11 to 1
56 California State University-SacramentoPublic, 4 yearsSacramento, CA $18,330
($8,826 Residents)
2,997 Post-BS, Master's, Doctorate 101 programs 26 to 1
57 California Lutheran UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsThousand Oaks, CA $20,600 1,223 Master's, Post-MS 61 programs 14 to 1
58 La Sierra UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsRiverside, CA $15,997 416 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 111 programs 16 to 1
59 Fresno Pacific UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsFresno, CA $15,060 1,284 Post-BS, Master's 144 programs 13 to 1
60 Woodbury UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsBurbank, CA $43,454 112 Master's 28 programs 10 to 1
61 Sonoma State UniversityPublic, 4 yearsRohnert Park, CA $18,926
($9,422 Residents)
763 Master's, Post-MS 63 programs 21 to 1
62 California Baptist UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsRiverside, CA $14,320 3,208 Master's, Doctorate 127 programs 19 to 1
63 Brandman UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsIrvine, CA $12,720 4,872 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 51 programs 22 to 1
64 California State University-Monterey BayPublic, 4 yearsSeaside, CA $18,156
($8,652 Residents)
900 Post-BS, Master's 37 programs 23 to 1
66 Holy Names UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsOakland, CA $18,590 305 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS 82 programs 7 to 1
67 Concordia University-IrvinePrivate, 4 yearsIrvine, CA $8,564 2,367 Post-BS, Master's, Doctorate 48 programs 20 to 1
68 DeVry University-CaliforniaPrivate, 4 yearsOntario, CA $17,552 307 Post-BS, Master's 36 programs 15 to 1
69 Humboldt State UniversityPublic, 4 yearsArcata, CA $18,802
($9,298 Residents)
604 Post-BS, Master's 66 programs 17 to 1
70 Hope International UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsFullerton, CA $14,916 544 Post-BS, Master's 32 programs 13 to 1
71 Azusa Pacific UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsAzusa, CA $16,696 4,508 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 73 programs 10 to 1
72 Mount Saint Mary's UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsLos Angeles, CA $13,099 674 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS 90 programs 10 to 1
73 American Jewish UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsLos Angeles, CA $32,301 56 Master's 10 programs 4 to 1
74 California State University-StanislausPublic, 4 yearsTurlock, CA $18,582
($9,078 Residents)
1,260 Post-BS, Master's 56 programs 22 to 1
75 California State University-East BayPublic, 4 yearsHayward, CA $17,933
($8,429 Residents)
3,112 Post-BS, Master's 88 programs 26 to 1
76 California State University-Dominguez HillsPublic, 4 yearsCarson, CA $17,998
($8,494 Residents)
2,665 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS 76 programs 27 to 1
77 California State University-Channel IslandsPublic, 4 yearsCamarillo, CA $17,755
($8,251 Residents)
499 Post-BS, Master's 36 programs 22 to 1
78 Notre Dame de Namur UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsBelmont, CA $17,884 374 Post-BS, Master's, Doctorate 40 programs 8 to 1
79 Alliant International University-San DiegoPrivate, 4 yearsSan Diego, CA $19,874 2,998 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 50 programs 6 to 1
80 Naval Postgraduate SchoolPublic, 4 yearsMonterey, CA - 2,866 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 81 programs -
81 Claremont Graduate UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsClaremont, CA $36,380 1,949 Post-BS, Master's, Doctorate 68 programs -
82 National UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsLa Jolla, CA $15,480 9,629 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS 228 programs 16 to 1
83 Northcentral UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsLa Jolla, CA $18,095 12,295 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 52 programs 3 to 1
84 Antioch University-Los AngelesPrivate, 4 yearsCulver City, CA $18,276 755 Post-BS, Master's 11 programs 5 to 1
85 Golden Gate UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsSan Francisco, CA $19,705 1,877 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 62 programs 12 to 1
86 Touro University WorldwidePrivate, 4 yearsLos Alamitos, CA $9,000 1,613 Master's, Doctorate 14 programs 10 to 1
87 Keck Graduate InstitutePrivate, 4 yearsClaremont, CA $40,710 631 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 9 programs -
89 Antioch University-Santa BarbaraPrivate, 4 yearsSanta Barbara, CA $19,303 210 Post-BS, Master's 9 programs 7 to 1
90 Academy of Art UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsSan Francisco, CA $28,496 2,804 Post-BS, Master's 106 programs 14 to 1
91 California Institute of Integral StudiesPrivate, 4 yearsSan Francisco, CA $22,188 1,432 Post-BS, Master's, Doctorate 24 programs 12 to 1
92 John F. Kennedy UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsPleasant Hill, CA $8,500 765 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS 29 programs 6 to 1
93 University of Arizona Global CampusPublic, 4 yearsSan Diego, CA $14,664 5,690 Master's 93 programs 15 to 1
94 Los Angeles Pacific UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsSan Dimas, CA $10,800 290 Master's 13 programs 23 to 1
95 California University of Management and SciencesPrivate, 4 yearsAnaheim, CA $8,010 - Master's 8 programs 24 to 1
96 United States UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsSan Diego, CA $5,650 1,853 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS 13 programs 13 to 1
97 Fielding Graduate UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsSanta Barbara, CA $18,718 1,071 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 19 programs -
98 International Technological UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsSan Jose, CA $18,471 299 Master's, Doctorate 10 programs -
99 Marymount California UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsRancho Palos Verdes, CA $15,375 67 Master's 9 programs 18 to 1
101 University of Phoenix-CaliforniaPrivate, 4 yearsOntario, CA $16,752 787 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS 74 programs 16 to 1
102 University of the WestPrivate, 4 yearsRosemead, CA $12,848 124 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 13 programs 5 to 1
105 Presidio Graduate SchoolPrivate, 4 yearsSan Francisco, CA $31,920 152 Post-BS, Master's 2 programs -
- Claremont School of TheologyPrivate, 4 yearsClaremont, CA $26,520 287 Master's, Doctorate 8 programs -
- Fuller Theological SeminaryPrivate, 4 yearsPasadena, CA $22,020 2,277 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 18 programs -
- University of the PeoplePrivate, 4 yearsPasadena, CA - 9,614 Master's 7 programs 17 to 1
- American Film Institute ConservatoryPrivate, 4 yearsLos Angeles, CA $63,575 337 Post-BS, Master's 2 programs -
- Reiss-Davis Graduate SchoolPrivate, 4 yearsLos Angeles, CA $27,677 47 Doctorate 1 programs -
- Bergin University of Canine StudiesPrivate, 4 yearsPenngrove, CA $9,475 25 Master's 3 programs 9 to 1
- Minerva UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsClaremont, CA $19,500 - Master's 6 programs 12 to 1
- Dell'Arte International School of Physical TheatrePrivate, 4 yearsBlue Lake, CA $17,300 5 Master's 3 programs 4 to 1
- Irell & Manella Graduate School of Biological Sciences at City of HopePrivate, 4 yearsDuarte, CA - 90 Master's, Doctorate 2 programs -
- Palo Alto UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsPalo Alto, CA $32,341 1,087 Master's 6 programs 12 to 1
- Epic Bible CollegePrivate, 4 yearsSacramento, CA $15,082 51 Master's, Doctorate 13 programs 9 to 1
- West Coast University-Center for Graduate StudiesPrivate, 4 yearsLos Angeles, CA $30,054 529 Master's 4 programs -
- American Conservatory TheaterPrivate, 4 yearsSan Francisco, CA $30,285 23 Master's 3 programs 6 to 1
- Laguna College of Art and DesignPrivate, 4 yearsLaguna Beach, CA $38,850 50 Post-BS, Master's 14 programs 12 to 1
- Santa Barbara Business College - VenturaPrivate, 4 yearsVentura, CA - - - - -
- Pacific College of Health and SciencePrivate, 4 yearsSan Diego, CA $12,668 795 Master's 4 programs 15 to 1
- John Paul the Great Catholic UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsEscondido, CA $26,200 22 Post-BS, Master's 5 programs 19 to 1
- Bethel Seminary-San DiegoPrivate, 4 yearsSan Diego, CA $8,520 31 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS 5 programs -
- University of West Los AngelesPrivate, 4 yearsInglewood, CA $17,131 226 Master's 3 programs 5 to 1
- San Diego Christian CollegePrivate, 4 yearsSantee, CA $11,820 48 Post-BS, Master's 19 programs 9 to 1
- Pacific Oaks CollegePrivate, 4 yearsPasadena, CA $21,284 742 Post-BS, Master's 9 programs 6 to 1
- The Chicago School of Professional Psychology at AnaheimPrivate, 4 yearsIrvine, CA $23,918 474 Master's, Doctorate 11 programs -
- The Santa Barbara and Ventura Colleges of Law at VenturaPrivate, 4 yearsVentura, CA - 230 Master's 2 programs -
- Graduate Theological UnionPrivate, 4 yearsBerkeley, CA $21,383 213 Master's, Doctorate 3 programs -
- Presbyterian Theological Seminary in AmericaPrivate, 4 yearsSanta Fe Springs, CA $7,404 129 Master's 3 programs 6 to 1
- Art Center College of DesignPrivate, 4 yearsPasadena, CA $50,734 270 Master's 18 programs 8 to 1
- Life Chiropractic College WestPrivate, 4 yearsHayward, CA - 598 - 1 programs -
- Relay Graduate School of Education - CaliforniaPrivate, 4 yearsSan Jose, CA - - - - -
- Acupuncture and Integrative Medicine College-BerkeleyPrivate, 4 yearsBerkeley, CA $13,862 99 Master's 1 programs -
- San Joaquin College of LawPrivate, 4 yearsClovis, CA - 183 - 1 programs -
- University of California-San FranciscoPublic, 4 yearsSan Francisco, CA $28,101
($12,999 Residents)
3,201 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 51 programs -
- High Tech High Graduate School of EducationPrivate, 4 yearsSan Diego, CA $25,000 76 Master's 1 programs -
- Dominican School of Philosophy & TheologyPrivate, 4 yearsBerkeley, CA $19,875 72 Post-BS, Master's 4 programs -
- University of Antelope ValleyPrivate, 4 yearsLancaster, CA - 40 Master's 27 programs 15 to 1
- South Baylo UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsAnaheim, CA $12,340 306 Master's 2 programs 9 to 1
- Church Divinity School of the PacificPrivate, 4 yearsBerkeley, CA $17,660 71 Post-BS, Master's 5 programs -
- Southern States UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsSan Diego, CA $4,437 284 Post-BS, Master's 13 programs 5 to 1
- Pardee RAND Graduate SchoolPrivate, 4 yearsSanta Monica, CA $13,997 123 Master's, Doctorate 2 programs -
- Pacific School of ReligionPrivate, 4 yearsBerkeley, CA $13,834 100 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS 5 programs -
- The Chicago School of Professional Psychology at Los AngelesPrivate, 4 yearsLos Angeles, CA $23,918 2,949 Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 26 programs 9 to 1
- Westminster Theological Seminary in CaliforniaPrivate, 4 yearsEscondido, CA $15,050 134 Master's 3 programs -
- Lincoln Law School of SacramentoPrivate, 4 yearsSacramento, CA - - - 1 programs -
- Haven UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsGarden Grove, CA $7,146 19 - 3 programs 11 to 1
- William Jessup UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsRocklin, CA $14,527 551 Master's 28 programs 13 to 1
- The Santa Barbara and Ventura Colleges of Law at Santa BarbaraPrivate, 4 yearsSanta Barbara, CA - 78 - 1 programs -
- California Intercontinental UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsIrvine, CA $12,965 376 Post-BS, Master's, Doctorate 31 programs 10 to 1
- Emperor's College of Traditional Oriental MedicinePrivate, 4 yearsSanta Monica, CA $18,043 228 Master's 2 programs -
- America Evangelical UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsLos Angeles, CA $6,200 100 Master's, Doctorate 8 programs 6 to 1
- Academy for Jewish Religion-CaliforniaPrivate, 4 yearsLos Angeles, CA $26,360 61 Master's 4 programs -
- Pacifica Graduate InstitutePrivate, 4 yearsCarpinteria, CA $27,000 856 Master's, Doctorate 6 programs -
- Bethesda UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsAnaheim, CA $6,420 114 Master's 16 programs 10 to 1
- Lincoln UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsOakland, CA $9,860 283 Master's, Doctorate 7 programs 16 to 1
- Northwestern Polytechnic UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsFremont, CA $8,900 27 - 2 programs 2 to 1
- World Mission UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsLos Angeles, CA $5,240 192 Master's 9 programs 7 to 1
- The University of AmericaPrivate, 4 yearsTemecula, CA $16,000 - Master's, Doctorate 15 programs -
- University of St. Augustine for Health SciencesPrivate, 4 yearsSan Marcos, CA $26,247 4,711 Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 7 programs -
- Empire CollegePrivate, 4 yearsSanta Rosa, CA $15,761 75 Master's 18 programs 8 to 1
- Alhambra Medical UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsAlhambra, CA $8,600 100 Master's 1 programs 15 to 1
- St John's SeminaryPrivate, 4 yearsCamarillo, CA $28,291 106 Master's 2 programs -
- Westcliff UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsIrvine, CA $13,100 2,233 Post-BS, Master's, Doctorate 12 programs 9 to 1
- Dongguk University Los AngelesPrivate, 4 yearsLos Angeles, CA $7,838 155 Master's 2 programs 10 to 1
- West Coast University-Orange CountyPrivate, 4 yearsAnaheim, CA $10,989 1,340 Master's, Post-MS 8 programs 20 to 1
- Southern California SeminaryPrivate, 4 yearsEl Cajon, CA $17,736 124 Master's 8 programs 9 to 1
- San Diego Global Knowledge UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsSan Diego, CA $11,395 4 - 2 programs 27 to 1
- Yo San University of Traditional Chinese MedicinePrivate, 4 yearsLos Angeles, CA $15,465 136 Master's 2 programs -
- Sofia UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsPalo Alto, CA $15,960 1,504 Master's, Doctorate 5 programs 9 to 1
- California Miramar UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsSan Diego, CA $7,300 83 Master's, Doctorate 6 programs 12 to 1
- Hussian College-Los AngelesPrivate, 4 yearsLos Angeles, CA $17,358 1 Post-BS 2 programs 12 to 1
- FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-Los AngelesPrivate, 4 yearsLos Angeles, CA $42,240 39 Master's 25 programs 21 to 1
- Abraham Lincoln UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsGlendale, CA $5,000 196 Master's, Doctorate 28 programs 3 to 1
- California State University-Chancellors OfficePublic, 4 yearsLong Beach, CA - - Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate - -
- Starr King School for the MinistryPrivate, 4 yearsBerkeley, CA $23,290 87 Post-BS, Master's 4 programs -
- The Chicago School of Professional Psychology at San DiegoPrivate, 4 yearsSan Diego, CA $23,918 116 Master's 3 programs -
- Samuel Merritt UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsOakland, CA $53,468 1,314 Master's, Post-MS 10 programs 9 to 1
- Zaytuna CollegePrivate, 4 yearsBerkeley, CA $27,842 6 Master's 1 programs 3 to 1
- The Wright InstitutePrivate, 4 yearsBerkeley, CA $37,650 514 Master's 3 programs -
- Humphreys University-Stockton and Modesto CampusesPrivate, 4 yearsStockton, CA $10,503 174 Master's 18 programs 12 to 1
- California Arts UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsFullerton, CA - - - - -
- Saybrook UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsPasadena, CA $25,206 785 Master's, Doctorate 9 programs -
- California Institute of the ArtsPrivate, 4 yearsValencia, CA $53,466 404 Master's, Doctorate 42 programs 5 to 1
- Grace Mission UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsFullerton, CA $2,640 146 Master's 3 programs 18 to 1
- Stanbridge UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsIrvine, CA - 190 Master's 9 programs 15 to 1
- Marshall B Ketchum UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsFullerton, CA $38,408 738 Master's 5 programs -
- California Institute of Advanced ManagementPrivate, 4 yearsAlhambra, CA - 209 Master's 1 programs -
- Claremont Lincoln UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsClaremont, CA $13,200 300 Master's 3 programs -
- Newschool of Architecture and DesignPrivate, 4 yearsSan Diego, CA $31,371 96 Master's 8 programs 8 to 1
- Interior Designers InstitutePrivate, 4 yearsNewport Beach, CA $20,400 5 Master's 3 programs 11 to 1
- California Coast UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsSanta Ana, CA - - Master's - -
- Thomas Jefferson School of LawPrivate, 4 yearsSan Diego, CA $1,620 247 Master's 2 programs -
- Loma Linda UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsLoma Linda, CA $30,640 3,300 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS, Doctorate 176 programs 3 to 1
- Alder Graduate School of EducationPrivate, 4 yearsRedwood City, CA - - - - -
- Pacific CollegePrivate, 4 yearsCosta Mesa, CA - 9 Master's 5 programs 9 to 1
- California State University Maritime AcademyPublic, 4 yearsVallejo, CA $17,994
($8,490 Residents)
45 Master's 9 programs 13 to 1
- Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery InstitutePrivate, 4 yearsLa Jolla, CA - 26 Doctorate 1 programs -
- Southern California Institute of ArchitecturePrivate, 4 yearsLos Angeles, CA $49,016 232 Master's 2 programs 15 to 1
- Shepherd UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsLos Angeles, CA $14,033 - - - 4 to 1
- Five Branches UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsSanta Cruz, CA $19,363 349 Master's 2 programs -
- California Health Sciences UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsClovis, CA - 243 - 1 programs -
- Institute of Buddhist StudiesPrivate, 4 yearsBerkeley, CA $19,800 27 Post-BS, Master's 4 programs -
- Touro University CaliforniaPrivate, 4 yearsVallejo, CA $31,020 1,321 Master's 14 programs -
- Cogswell University of Silicon ValleyPrivate, 4 yearsSan Jose, CA $10,579 10 Master's 9 programs 14 to 1
- California College of the ArtsPrivate, 4 yearsSan Francisco, CA $55,090 373 Master's 33 programs 8 to 1
- Southern California University of Health SciencesPrivate, 4 yearsWhittier, CA $34,795 807 Master's 7 programs 10 to 1
- University of West Los Angeles - ChatsworthPrivate, 4 yearsChatsworth, CA - - - - -
- American University of Health SciencesPrivate, 4 yearsSignal Hill, CA $29,426 85 Master's 4 programs 16 to 1
- Shasta Bible College and Graduate SchoolPrivate, 4 yearsRedding, CA $7,610 10 Master's 13 programs 2 to 1
- California Western School of LawPrivate, 4 yearsSan Diego, CA $32,550 796 Master's 4 programs -
- University of East-West MedicinePrivate, 4 yearsSunnyvale, CA $17,688 119 Master's 2 programs -
- Franciscan School of TheologyPrivate, 4 yearsOceanside, CA $15,226 57 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS 3 programs -
- Teachers College of San JoaquinPublic, 4 yearsStockton, CA $5,547 236 Post-BS, Master's 3 programs 14 to 1
- Pacific States UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsLos Angeles, CA $7,740 24 Post-BS, Master's 6 programs 5 to 1
- Academy of Chinese Culture and Health SciencesPrivate, 4 yearsOakland, CA $17,991 97 Master's, Doctorate 2 programs -
- Oikos UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsOakland, CA - 24 Master's 2 programs 25 to 1
- San Francisco Art InstitutePrivate, 4 yearsSan Francisco, CA $48,250 15 Post-BS, Master's 14 programs 3 to 1
- Coleman UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsSan Diego, CA $23,000 37 - - 8 to 1
- University of California-Hastings College of LawPublic, 4 yearsSan Francisco, CA $53,944
($53,772 Residents)
1,026 Master's 4 programs -
- Bard College - MAT Program CAPrivate, 4 yearsLos Angeles, CA - - - - -
- California Aeronautical UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsBakersfield, CA $8,520 5 Master's 18 programs 6 to 1
- Trinity Law SchoolPrivate, 4 yearsSanta Ana, CA $13,650 377 Master's 2 programs -
- California International Business UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsSan Diego, CA $13,250 - - 2 programs -
- SUM Bible College and Theological SeminaryPrivate, 4 yearsEl Dorado Hills, CA $6,850 167 Master's 5 programs 10 to 1
- Southwestern Law SchoolPrivate, 4 yearsLos Angeles, CA $18,430 886 Master's 2 programs -
- The Colburn Conservatory of MusicPrivate, 4 yearsLos Angeles, CA $49,350 63 Post-BS, Master's 16 programs 5 to 1
- Pacific Union CollegePrivate, 4 yearsAngwin, CA $32,103 4 Master's 69 programs 13 to 1
- Otis College of Art and DesignPrivate, 4 yearsLos Angeles, CA $50,950 43 Master's 11 programs 7 to 1
- Berkeley School of TheologyPrivate, 4 yearsBerkeley, CA $19,276 42 Master's, Post-MS 3 programs -
- Life Pacific UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsSan Dimas, CA $9,715 114 Master's 8 programs 12 to 1
- Meridian UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsPetaluma, CA $21,632 125 Master's, Doctorate 7 programs -
- San Francisco Conservatory of MusicPrivate, 4 yearsSan Francisco, CA $50,800 167 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS 26 programs 3 to 1
- New York Film AcademyPrivate, 4 yearsBurbank, CA $34,075 309 Master's 30 programs 9 to 1
- Western University of Health SciencesPrivate, 4 yearsPomona, CA $22,709 3,813 Master's, Post-MS 15 programs -
- Charles R Drew University of Medicine and SciencePrivate, 4 yearsLos Angeles, CA $28,264 631 Post-BS, Master's, Post-MS 18 programs 9 to 1
Average$11,486 Residents
$22,111 Out-of-State
327,858 - 34 programs 17.88 to 1
*California college ranking
**Ranking data provided by CollegeEvaluator.
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1. Stanford UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsStanford, CA

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2. California Institute of TechnologyPrivate, 4 yearsPasadena, CA

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4. Claremont McKenna CollegePrivate, 4 yearsClaremont, CA

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5. University of California-Los AngelesPublic, 4 yearsLos Angeles, CA

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6. University of California-BerkeleyPublic, 4 yearsBerkeley, CA

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7. University of Southern CaliforniaPrivate, 4 yearsLos Angeles, CA

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