California Universities


Where are the most popular Universities in California located? uniRank tries to answer this question by publishing a list of 137 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 four-year undergraduate degrees (bachelor degrees) or postgraduate degrees (master or doctoral degrees)
  • delivering courses predominantly in a traditional, face-to-face, non-distance education format
Our aim is to provide a non-academic League Table, sorted by location, of the top California Universities based on valid, unbiased and non-influenceable web metrics provided by independent web intelligence sources rather than data submitted by the Universities themselves.

California Universities by town

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