Top Universities in California


This uniRank page features the 2017 California University Ranking of all officially recognized California higher-education institutions meeting the following uniRank selection criteria:

  • being accredited, licensed and/or chartered by the appropriate US higher education-related organization
  • offering at least four-year undergraduate degrees (Bachelor degrees) and/or postgraduate degrees (Master or Doctoral degrees)
  • delivering courses predominantly in a traditional face-to-face, non-distance education format
The uniRank University Ranking aim is to provide a non-academic League Table of all California Universities based on unbiased and valid web metrics.

2017 California University Ranking and League Table 2017 League Table

# University Town
1 Stanford University Stanford ...
2 University of California, Berkeley Berkeley ...
3 University of California, Los Angeles Los Angeles ...
4 University of California, Irvine Irvine ...
5 University of California, San Diego San Diego ...
6 University of Southern California Los Angeles
7 University of California, Davis Davis ...
8 University of California, Santa Barbara Santa Barbara ...
9 California Institute of Technology Pasadena
10 University of California, Santa Cruz Santa Cruz ...
11 University of California, San Francisco San Francisco ...
12 University of California, Riverside Riverside ...
13 San Diego State University San Diego ...
14 California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo San Luis Obispo
15 San José State University San José
16 California State University, Northridge Northridge
17 California State University, Fullerton Fullerton ...
18 San Francisco State University San Francisco
19 Santa Clara University Santa Clara
20 California State University, Long Beach Long Beach
21 California State University, Sacramento Sacramento
22 California State Polytechnic University, Pomona Pomona
23 California State University, Chico Chico
24 University of San Francisco San Francisco
25 University of San Diego San Diego
26 California State University, Los Angeles Los Angeles
27 Pepperdine University Malibu ...
28 Chapman University Orange
29 California State University, Fresno Fresno
30 Loyola Marymount University Los Angeles
31 California State University, Dominguez Hills Carson
32 Sonoma State University Rohnert Park
33 Humboldt State University Arcata
34 Harvey Mudd College Claremont ...
35 University of California, Merced Merced ...
36 Pomona College Claremont
37 California State University San Marcos San Marcos ...
38 Biola University La Mirada
39 California State University, San Bernardino San Bernardino ...
40 California State University Stanislaus Turlock ...
41 Academy of Art University San Francisco
42 University of the Pacific Stockton ...
43 Art Center College of Design Pasadena
44 California Institute of the Arts Valencia
45 Occidental College Los Angeles
46 Loma Linda University Loma Linda
47 California State University, East Bay Hayward ...
48 Azusa Pacific University Azusa
49 Naval Postgraduate School Monterey
50 Claremont Graduate University Claremont
51 Pitzer College Claremont
52 California College of the Arts San Francisco ...
53 Claremont McKenna College Claremont
54 National University La Jolla
55 California Lutheran University Thousand Oaks
56 California State University, Monterey Bay Seaside
57 Westmont College Santa Barbara
58 Saint Mary's College of California Moraga
59 California State University, Bakersfield Bakersfield
60 University of California, Hastings College of the Law San Francisco
61 Mills College Oakland
62 California State University Channel Islands Camarillo
63 Golden Gate University San Francisco ...
64 University of La Verne La Verne ...
65 University of Redlands Redlands
66 Otis College of Art and Design Los Angeles
67 California Institute of Integral Studies San Francisco
68 Western University of Health Sciences Pomona
69 Argosy University Orange ...
70 Dominican University of California San Rafael
71 Scripps College Claremont
72 Whittier College Whittier
73 California Baptist University Riverside ...
74 Fresno Pacific University Fresno
75 La Sierra University Riverside
76 San Francisco Art Institute San Francisco
77 Keck Graduate Institute Claremont
78 Alliant International University San Diego ...
79 Concordia University Irvine Irvine
80 Vanguard University of Southern California Costa Mesa ...
81 California State University Maritime Academy Vallejo
82 Brandman University Irvine
83 Pacific Union College Angwin
84 Point Loma Nazarene University San Diego ...
85 Southern California Institute of Architecture Los Angeles
86 John F. Kennedy University Pleasant Hill ...
87 Samuel Merritt University Oakland
88 Woodbury University Burbank
89 Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science Los Angeles
90 Southwestern Law School Los Angeles
91 San Francisco Conservatory of Music San Francisco
92 Notre Dame de Namur University Belmont
93 The Chicago School of Professional Psychology Los Angeles ...
94 The Master's University Santa Clarita
95 Thomas Aquinas College Santa Paula
96 Fielding Graduate University Santa Barbara
97 Cogswell Polytechnical College San Jose ...
98 Soka University of America Aliso Viejo
99 NewSchool of Architecture and Design San Diego
100 Thomas Jefferson School of Law San Diego
101 California Western School of Law San Diego
102 Saybrook University San Francisco
103 American Jewish University Los Angeles ...
104 Holy Names University Oakland
105 University of St Augustine for Health Sciences San Marcos
106 Pacifica Graduate Institute Carpinteria ...
107 Hope International University Fullerton
108 Menlo College Atherton
109 William Jessup University Rocklin ...
110 Antioch University Los Angeles Culver City
111 University of the West Rosemead
112 West Coast University-Los Angeles North Hollywood
113 Pacific Oaks College Pasadena
114 Lincoln University, California Oakland
115 Western State College of Law at Argosy University Fullerton
116 Pardee RAND Graduate School Santa Monica
117 San Diego Christian College Santee
118 Simpson University Redding
119 Touro University California Vallejo
120 Palo Alto University Palo Alto
121 Dominican School of Philosophy & Theology Berkeley
122 Patten University Oakland
123 Mount Saint Mary's University Los Angeles
124 Humphreys University Stockton
125 Antioch University Santa Barbara Santa Barbara
126 Life Pacific College San Dimas
127 Phillips Graduate University Chatsworth ...
128 Marshall B. Ketchum University Fullerton ...
129 Sofia University Palo Alto
130 Columbia College-Hollywood Tarzana
131 Laguna College of Art and Design Laguna Beach
132 Marymount California University Rancho Palos Verdes
133 John Paul the Great Catholic University Escondido
134 The Wright Institute Berkeley
135 Touro University Worldwide Los Alamitos
136 San Joaquin College of Law Clovis
137 The University of West Los Angeles Inglewood
138 United States University San Diego
139 Providence Christian College Pasadena
140 Bethesda University Anaheim
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