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

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