2024 Directory of Universities in California by location

California Universities


Where are the top Universities in California located? uniRank answers this question by publishing a list of 1741 California Universities ordered by town (main campus location) and meeting the following uniRank selection criteria:

  • being chartered, licensed or accredited by the appropriate US higher education-related organization
  • offering at least three-year bachelor's degrees or postgraduate master's or doctoral degrees
  • delivering courses predominantly in a traditional, non-distance education format

With this webpage, uniRank aims to provide a complete listing, sorted by location, of all Universities and Colleges in California with their ranking.

California Universities by town

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