Colleges in California: Universities, Trade and Technical Schools

California Colleges Summary

As one might expect due to its population and size, California has the largest number of colleges and adult education schools in the United States. California has more than 650 such schools, and more than 200 more than the next closest state (New York).

This carries over to enrollment levels as nearly 2.5 million students go to such colleges and schools, nearly double the student population of the next largest state (Texas). However, California ranks only 10th in terms of percent of its population which are enrolled in these schools.

Interestingly, just over 10% of California's students make use of dorm rooms. California ranks the 3rd lowest in the country for this metric. While California has the largest number of public colleges in the United States (more than 150), this represents less than 25% of the adult education schools in the state. Only 8 states have a lower percentage of public schools.

The California Department of Education is based in Sacramento, the capital city of California, and can be found at 1430 N Street. The address for the California DOE web site is: http://www.cde.ca.gov/.

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Colleges and Universities in California

School City Students Dorms Open Admission Typical SAT Range
Academy of Art University San Francisco 11,334 1,646 Yes
Academy of Barbering Arts Northridge 66   Yes
Academy of Chinese Culture and Health Sciences Oakland 102   No
Academy of Hair Design Poway Poway 275   Yes
Acupuncture and Integrative Medicine College Berkeley Berkeley 138   No
Adelante Career Institute Van Nuys 74   No
Advance Beauty College Garden Grove 671   Yes
Advanced College South Gate 103   Yes
Alhambra Beauty College Alhambra 113   Yes
Allan Hancock College Santa Maria 13,176   Yes
Alliant International University San Diego 3,704 416 No
American Academy of Dramatic Arts West Los Angeles 212   No
American Auto Institute Cerritos 70   Yes
American Baptist Seminary of the West Berkeley 58 42 No
American Beauty College Bellflower 39   Yes
American College of Health Professions Riverside 17   No
American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine San Francisco 241   No
American Conservatory Theater San Francisco 46   No
American Film Institute Conservatory Los Angeles 347   No
American Institute of Massage Therapy Santa Ana 53   Yes
American Jewish University Los Angeles 223 113 No V: 488-686
M: 484-610
W: 480-600
American Pacific College Van Nuys 26   Yes
American River College Sacramento 33,821   Yes
American University of Health Sciences Long Beach 63   Yes
Antelope Valley College Lancaster 13,312   Yes
Antelope Valley Medical College Lancaster 834   Yes
Antioch University Los Angeles Branch Culver City 676   No
Antioch University Santa Barbara Santa Barbara 347   No
Art Center College of Design Pasadena 1,832   No
Asian American International Beauty College Westminster 178   No
Associated Technical College Los Angeles Los Angeles 159   No
Associated Technical College San Diego San Diego 58   Yes
Athena Education Corporation Santa Ana 12   Yes
Avance Beauty College San Diego 57   Yes
Azusa Pacific University Azusa 8,084 2,690 No V: 480-590
M: 480-590
Bakersfield College Bakersfield 17,405   Yes
Baldwin Park Adult & Community Education Baldwin Park 1,200   No
Barstow Community College Barstow 2,906   Yes
Bay Vista College of Beauty National City 161   Yes
Beaumont Adult School Beaumont 69   Yes
Berkeley City College Berkeley 5,287   Yes
Bethany University Scotts Valley 537 287 No V: 430-510
M: 390-510
Bethel Seminary San Diego San Diego 190   No
Bethesda Christian University Anaheim 345   No
Biola University La Mirada 5,830 2,649 No V: 500-640
M: 490-610
W: 490-610
Bridges Academy of Beauty Barstow 14   Yes
Butte College Oroville 12,228   Yes
Cabrillo College Aptos 15,114   Yes
California Baptist University Riverside 3,775 1,670 No V: 470-560
M: 508-560
W: 505-550
California Beauty School Modesto 83   Yes
California Career College Canoga Park 148   No
California Career School Anaheim 342   Yes
California Christian College Fresno 28 42 No
California College of the Arts Oakland 1,613 275 Yes
California College of Vocational Careers Bakersfield 32   Yes
California College San Diego San Diego 568   Yes
California Cosmetology College Santa Clara 59   Yes
California Hair Design Academy La Mesa 132   Yes
California Institute of Integral Studies San Francisco 1,126   No
California Institute of Technology Pasadena 2,133 878 No V: 700-760
M: 770-800
W: 690-770
California Institute of the Arts Valencia 1,324 450 No
California Maritime Academy Vallejo 858 517 No V: 460-570
M: 480-590
California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo San Luis Obispo 19,777 5,362 No V: 520-620
M: 560-670
California State Polytechnic University Pomona Pomona 21,477 3,107 No V: 430-550
M: 470-590
California State University Bakersfield Bakersfield 7,700 330 No V: 390-510
M: 410-530
California State University Channel Islands Camarillo 3,599 804 No
California State University Chico Chico 17,034 1,943 No V: 440-550
M: 460-570
California State University Dominguez Hills Carson 12,082 557 No V: 360-460
M: 350-460
California State University East Bay Hayward 13,124 1,286 No V: 390-510
M: 400-520
California State University Fresno Fresno 22,383 1,137 No V: 390-510
M: 410-540
California State University Fullerton Fullerton 37,130 821 No V: 430-530
M: 440-560
California State University Long Beach Long Beach 36,868 1,962 No V: 440-550
M: 450-580
California State University Los Angeles Los Angeles 21,051 946 No V: 380-480
M: 380-490
California State University Monterey Bay Seaside 4,080 2,152 No V: 430-550
M: 430-550
California State University Northridge Northridge 35,446 2,436 No V: 410-520
M: 410-540
California State University Sacramento Sacramento 28,829 1,048 No V: 410-530
M: 430-550
California State University San Bernardino San Bernardino 17,066 1,470 No V: 380-490
M: 390-510
California State University San Marcos San Marcos 9,159 625 No V: 430-530
M: 440-540
California State University Stanislaus Turlock 8,836 653 No V: 410-530
M: 420-540
California Western School of Law San Diego 877   No
Canada College Redwood City 5,764   Yes
Career Academy of Beauty Anaheim Anaheim 106   Yes
Career Academy of Beauty West Garden Grove West Garden Grove 111   Yes
Career Care Institute Lancaster 222   Yes
Career Networks Institute Costa Mesa 477   Yes
Casa Loma College Van Nuys Van Nuys 638   No
Central California School San Luis Obispo 178   Yes
Cerritos College Norwalk 22,273   Yes
Cerro Coso Community College Ridgecrest 4,577   Yes
CES College Los Angeles 26   Yes
CET Coachella Coachella 165   Yes
CET El Centro El Centro 267   Yes
CET Gilroy Gilroy 153   Yes
CET Oxnard Oxnard 163   Yes
CET Rancho Temecula Temecula 109   Yes
CET Sacramento Sacramento 143   Yes
CET Salinas Salinas 176   Yes
CET San Bernardino San Bernardino 80   Yes
CET San Diego San Diego 185   Yes
CET Santa Maria Santa Maria 157   Yes
CET Sobrato San Jose 321   Yes
CET Watsonville Watsonville 188   Yes
Chabot College Hayward 13,229   Yes
Chaffey College Rancho Cucamonga 18,736   Yes
Chapman University Orange 6,022 1,463 No V: 548-666
M: 561-674
W: 559-672
Chapman University University College Orange 6,328   No
Charles A. Jones Skills and Business Education Center Sacramento 1,813   Yes
Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science Los Angeles 368   Yes
Church Divinity School of the Pacific Berkeley 114 75 No
Citrus College Glendora 11,467   Yes
City College of San Francisco San Francisco 46,411   Yes
City of Hope Graduate School of Biological Sciences Duarte 62   No
Claremont Graduate University Claremont 2,127 251 No
Claremont McKenna College Claremont 1,135 1,098 No V: 650-750
M: 650-750
Claremont School of Theology Claremont 435 135 No
Clarita Career College Canyon Country 256   Yes
Cleveland Chiropractic College of Los Angeles Los Angeles 363   Yes
Clovis Adult Education Clovis 1,222   Yes
Coachella Valley Beauty College La Quinta 120   Yes
Coastline Community College Fountain Valley 9,316   Yes
Cogswell Polytechnical College Sunnyvale 230 50 No
College of Alameda Alameda 5,979   Yes
College of Information Technology Fullerton 298   Yes
College of Marin Kentfield 6,476   Yes
College of San Mateo San Mateo 10,516   Yes
College of the Canyons Santa Clarita 17,499   Yes
College of the Desert Palm Desert 8,597   Yes
College of the Redwoods Eureka 6,025 150 Yes
College of the Sequoias Visalia 11,697   Yes
College of the Siskiyous Weed 2,782 140 Yes
Columbia College Hollywood Tarzana 312 180 No
Columbia College Sonora Sonora 2,734   Yes
Community Christian College Redlands 81   Yes
Computer Tutor Business and Technical Institute Modesto 117   Yes
Concorde Career College Garden Grove Garden Grove 737   No
Concorde Career College North Hollywood North Hollywood 607   No
Concorde Career College San Bernardino San Bernardino 749   No
Concorde Career College San Diego San Diego 531   No
Concordia University Irvine Irvine 2,392 963 No V: 480-640
M: 520-680
Contra Costa College San Pablo 7,147   Yes
Copper Mountain Community College Joshua Tree 1,673   Yes
Cosumnes River College Sacramento 12,967   Yes
Crafton Hills College Yucaipa 5,382   Yes
Cuesta College San Luis Obispo 10,920   Yes
Cuyamaca College El Cajon 9,358   Yes
Cynthias Beauty Academy Bell 173   Yes
Cypress College Cypress 13,592   Yes
De Anza College Cupertino 24,115   Yes
Dell'Arte International School of Physical Theatre Blue Lake 43   Yes
Design Institute of San Diego San Diego 457   No
Design's School of Cosmetology Paso Robles 60   No
Diablo Valley College Pleasant Hill 19,768   Yes
Diversified Language Institute Los Angeles 140   No
Dominican School of Philosophy & Theology Berkeley 89   No
Dominican University of California San Rafael 2,125 585 No V: 460-560
M: 470-560
W: 460-560
Dongguk Royal University Los Angeles 191   No
East Los Angeles College Monterey Park 28,889   Yes
East San Gabriel Valley Regional Occupational Program West Covina 672   Yes
El Camino College Torrance 24,895   Yes
El Camino College Compton Center Compton 3,641   Yes
Elegance International Hollywood 40   No
Elite Progressive School of Cosmetology Sacramento 495   Yes
Emperor's College of Traditional Oriental Medicine Santa Monica 211   No
English Center for International Women Oakland 98   No
Estes Institute of Cosmetology Arts and Science Visalia 149   No
Evergreen Valley College San Jose 8,707   Yes
Fashion Careers College San Diego 130   Yes
Feather River College Quincy 1,688   Yes
Fielding Graduate University Santa Barbara 1,595   No
Five Branches University Santa Cruz 287   No
Folsom Lake College Folsom 8,193   Yes
Foothill College Los Altos Hills 18,132   Yes
Four D College Colton 257   Yes
Franciscan School of Theology Berkeley 81 5 No
Fredrick and Charles Beauty College Eureka 89   No
Fremont College Cerritos 93   No
Fresno City College Fresno 21,624   Yes
Fresno Pacific University Fresno 2,391 547 No V: 440-570
M: 440-580
Fuller Theological Seminary in California Pasadena 3,024 602 No
Fullerton College Fullerton 20,719   Yes
Galen College of Medical and Dental Assistants Fresno 110   Yes
Gavilan College Gilroy 6,049   Yes
Gemological Institute of America Carlsbad 3,268   Yes
Glendale Career College Glendale 281   Yes
Glendale Community College Glendale Glendale 16,827   Yes
Gnomon School of Visual Effects Hollywood 71   No
Golden West College Huntington Beach 13,354   Yes
Golf Academy of America Carlsbad Carlsbad 230   No
Graduate Theological Union Berkeley 222 18 No
Grossmont College El Cajon 17,359   Yes
Hacienda La Puente Unified School District Adult Education City of Industry 1,497   Yes
Hair California Beauty Academy Orange 128   Yes
Hair Masters University San Bernardino 55   Yes
Hartnell College Salinas 9,890   Yes
Harvey Mudd College Claremont 735 732 No V: 690-760
M: 740-800
W: 680-760
Hebrew Union College Jewish Institute of Religion Los Angeles Los Angeles 92   No
Hilltop Beauty School Daly City 170   Yes
Holy Names University Oakland 1,114 425 No V: 420-530
M: 410-503
Hope International University Fullerton 974 479 No V: 430-540
M: 423-548
W: 420-528
Humboldt State University Arcata 7,773 1,612 No V: 450-590
M: 450-580
Humphreys College Stockton Stockton 756 60 Yes
ICDC College Los Angeles 1,484   Yes
Imperial Valley College Imperial 8,682   Yes
Institute of Transpersonal Psychology Palo Alto 482   No
Interamerican College National City 63   No
Interior Designers Institute Newport Beach 468   No
International School of Beauty Palm Desert 124   Yes
Irvine Valley College Irvine 9,805   Yes
J Boutique College of Beauty El Cajon 138   Yes
James Albert School of Cosmetology Costa Mesa Costa Mesa 117   Yes
Jesuit School of Theology at Berkeley Berkeley 173   No
John F Kennedy University Pleasant Hill 1,565   No
John Wesley International Barber & Beauty College Garden Grove 21   Yes
John Wesley International Barber and Beauty College Long Beach 79   Yes
Keck Graduate Institute Claremont 88   No
Kensington College Santa Ana 12   Yes
King's College and Seminary Van Nuys 531   No
LA College International Los Angeles 85   Yes
Ladera Career Paths Training Centers Los Angeles 12   Yes
Laguna College of Art and Design Laguna Beach 359   No
Lake College Redding 63   No
Lake Tahoe Community College South Lake Tahoe 2,576   Yes
Lancaster Beauty School Lancaster 206   Yes
Laney College Oakland 11,745   Yes
Las Positas College Livermore 8,024   Yes
Lassen Community College Susanville 1,829 125 Yes
Liberty Training Institute Los Angeles 69   Yes
Life Chiropractic College West Hayward 427   No
Life Pacific College San Dimas 459 326 No V: 440-545
M: 390-520
W: 400-510
Lincoln University Oakland Oakland 319   Yes
Loma Linda University Loma Linda 4,022 455 No
Long Beach City College Long Beach 25,536   Yes
Los Angeles City College Los Angeles 17,204   Yes
Los Angeles County College of Nursing and Allied Health Los Angeles 279   No
Los Angeles Harbor College Wilmington 8,850   Yes
Los Angeles Mission College Sylmar 8,493   Yes
Los Angeles ORT Technical Institute Los Angeles 167   Yes
Los Angeles ORT Technical Institute Sherman Oaks Sherman Oaks 50   Yes
Los Angeles Pierce College Woodland Hills 19,526   Yes
Los Angeles Southwest College Los Angeles 6,095   Yes
Los Angeles Trade Technical College Los Angeles 13,194   Yes
Los Angeles Valley College Valley Glen 17,264   Yes
Los Medanos College Pittsburg 8,360   Yes
Loyola Marymount University Los Angeles 8,977 3,218 No V: 530-630
M: 540-640
Lyles Bakersfield College of Beauty Bakersfield 206   Yes
Lyles College of Beauty Fresno 51   Yes
Lytles Redwood Empire Beauty College Santa Rosa 95   No
Madera Beauty College Madera 103   Yes
Make up Designory Burbank 333 36 Yes
Manchester Beauty College Fresno 98   Yes
Marian Health Careers Center Los Angeles 153   No
Martinez Adult Education Martinez 646   Yes
Marymount College Rancho Palos Verdes 675 420 No
Maxine Waters Employment Preparation Center Los Angeles 400   Yes
MCed Career College Fresno 213   No
Mendocino College Ukiah 4,347   Yes
Menlo College Atherton 680 409 No V: 420-530
M: 420-550
W: 420-520
Mennonite Brethren Biblical Seminary Fresno 151 12 No
Merced College Merced 10,890   Yes
Meridian Institute Los Angeles 32   Yes
Merritt College Oakland 6,944   Yes
Miami Ad School San Francisco San Francisco 85   Yes
Mills College Oakland 1,446 650 No V: 520-650
M: 490-590
W: 520-620
MiraCosta College Oceanside 10,682   Yes
Miss Martys Hair Academy and Esthetics Institute San Francisco 92   Yes
Mission College Santa Clara 8,832   Yes
Modern Beauty Academy Oxnard 62   Yes
Modern Technology School Fountain Valley 265   No
Modesto Junior College Modesto 18,546   Yes
Mojave Barber College Victorville 46   Yes
Moler Barber College Oakland 30   Yes
Montebello Beauty College Montebello 131   Yes
Monterey Institute of International Studies Monterey 783   No
Monterey Peninsula College Monterey 9,238   Yes
Moorpark College Moorpark 14,495   Yes
Mount Jacinto College San Jacinto 14,197   Yes
Mount St Mary's College Los Angeles 2,366 707 No V: 410-520
M: 400-510
W: 420-530
Mt Diablo Adult Education Concord 540   Yes
Mt San Antonio College Walnut 29,842   Yes
MTI Business College Stockton 250   Yes
MTI College Sacramento 619   No
Musicians Institute Hollywood 1,252   No
My Le's Beauty College Sacramento 97   Yes
Napa Valley College Napa 7,169   Yes
National Polytechnic College of Science Wilmington 397   Yes
National University La Jolla 26,363   Yes
Newberry School of Beauty Granada Hills 216   Yes
North Adrians Beauty College Modesto 221   Yes
Northwestern Polytechnic University Fremont 784   Yes
Notre Dame de Namur University Belmont 1,491 482 No V: 420-540
M: 418-550
W: 428-530
NTMA Training Centers of Southern California Santa Fe Springs 269   No
Occidental College Los Angeles 1,877 1,450 No V: 590-690
M: 590-680
W: 590-690
Oceanside College of Beauty Oceanside 97   No
Ohlone College Fremont 11,083   Yes
Orange Coast College Costa Mesa 24,424   Yes
Otis College of Art and Design Los Angeles 1,177   No V: 430-580
M: 460-590
Oxnard College Oxnard 6,803   Yes
Pacific Coast Trade School Oxnard 43   Yes
Pacific College Costa Mesa 282   Yes
Pacific College of Oriental Medicine San Diego San Diego 515   Yes
Pacific Graduate School of Psychology Redwood City 427   No
Pacific Lutheran Theological Seminary Berkeley 117 70 No
Pacific Oaks College Pasadena 1,064   No
Pacific School of Religion Berkeley 214 129 No
Pacific States University Los Angeles 213 14 Yes
Pacific Union College Angwin 1,363 1,208 No V: 450-550
M: 430-560
W: 450-550
Pacifica Graduate Institute Carpinteria 659 200 No
Palace Beauty College Los Angeles 24   Yes
Palladium Technical Academy El Monte 53   No
Palmer College of Chiropractic West Campus San Jose 270   No
Palo Verde College Blythe 3,831   Yes
Palomar College San Marcos 27,222   Yes
Palomar Institute of Cosmetology San Marcos 158   No
Pardee Rand Graduate School of Policy Studies Santa Monica 102   No
Paris Beauty College Concord 278   No
Pasadena City College Pasadena 26,672   Yes
Patten University Oakland 758 84 Yes
Paul Mitchell the School Costa Mesa Costa Mesa 358   Yes
Paul Mitchell the School San Diego San Diego 318   Yes
Paul Mitchell the School Santa Barbara Santa Barbara 35   Yes
PCI College Cerritos 157   Yes
Pepperdine University Malibu 7,582 2,102 No V: 560-670
M: 570-680
W: 560-670
Phillips Graduate Institute Chatsworth 373   No
Pima Medical Institute Chula Vista Chula Vista 813   Yes
Pinnacle College Alhambra 75   Yes
Pitzer College Claremont 999 735 No
Point Loma Nazarene University San Diego 3,480 1,697 No V: 510-600
M: 510-620
W: 500-610
Pomona College Claremont 1,547 1,400 No V: 700-780
M: 690-780
W: 680-770
Pomona Unified School District Adult and Career Education Pomona 1,899   Yes
Porterville College Porterville 3,773   Yes
Premiere Career College Irwindale 375   Yes
Professional Golfers Career College Temecula 370 80 Yes
Professional Institute of Beauty El Monte 101   Yes
Reedley College Reedley 12,158 160 Yes
Rio Hondo College Whittier 21,041   Yes
Riverside Community College Riverside 30,961   Yes
Rosemead Beauty School Rosemead 159   Yes
Royale College of Beauty Temecula 127   Yes
Sacramento City College Sacramento 24,596   Yes
Saddleback College Mission Viejo 18,371   Yes
Sage College Moreno Valley 446   No
Saint Marys College of California Moraga 3,801 1,553 No V: 490-590
M: 480-590
Samra University of Oriental Medicine Los Angeles 160   No
Samuel Merritt University Oakland 1,278 98 No
San Bernardino Valley College San Bernardino 12,839   Yes
San Diego Christian College El Cajon 489 170 No V: 440-550
M: 440-570
W: 450-550
San Diego City College San Diego 17,013   Yes
San Diego Mesa College San Diego 21,437   Yes
San Diego Miramar College San Diego 10,650   Yes
San Diego State University San Diego 35,695 2,876 No V: 460-570
M: 480-590
San Diego State University Imperial Valley Campus Calexico 885   No V: 390-510
M: 380-480
San Francisco Art Institute San Francisco 655 115 No V: 470-580
M: 410-550
W: 460-580
San Francisco Conservatory of Music San Francisco 406   No
San Francisco State University San Francisco 30,125 2,409 No V: 440-560
M: 440-560
San Francisco Theological Seminary San Anselmo 459 111 No
San Joaquin College of Law Clovis 211   No
San Joaquin Delta College Stockton 18,668   Yes
San Joaquin Valley College Bakersfield Bakersfield 602   Yes
San Joaquin Valley College Fresno Fresno 675   Yes
San Joaquin Valley College Fresno Aviation Campus Fresno 59   Yes
San Joaquin Valley College Modesto Campus Salida 254   Yes
San Joaquin Valley College Rancho Cordova Rancho Cordova 619   Yes
San Joaquin Valley College Rancho Cucamonga Rancho Cucamonga 791   Yes
San Joaquin Valley College Visalia Visalia 892   Yes
San Jose City College San Jose 9,805   Yes
San Jose State University San Jose 31,906 3,421 No V: 430-530
M: 450-580
Santa Ana College Santa Ana 33,514   Yes
Santa Barbara City College Santa Barbara 21,632   Yes
Santa Clara University Santa Clara 8,685 2,450 No V: 540-650
M: 570-670
Santa Monica College Santa Monica 28,958   Yes
Santa Rosa Junior College Santa Rosa 25,626   Yes
Santiago Canyon College Orange 14,085   Yes
Saybrook Graduate School and Research Center San Francisco 488   No
School of Urban Missions Oakland 84 80 No
Scripps College Claremont 920 858 No V: 640-730
M: 620-710
W: 650-730
Shasta Bible College and Graduate School Redding 80 48 No
Shasta College Redding 9,102 120 Yes
Sierra College Rocklin 18,859 144 Yes
Sierra College of Beauty Merced 77   No
Sierra Valley Business College Fresno 177   Yes
Silicon Valley University San Jose 244   No
Simpson University Redding 1,076 590 No V: 440-580
M: 430-560
W: 440-580
Skyline College San Bruno 8,359   Yes
Soka University of America Aliso Viejo 368 500 No V: 436-658
M: 520-720
Solano Community College Fairfield 11,163   Yes
Sonoma State University Rohnert Park 8,770 2,373 No V: 460-550
M: 460-560
South Baylo University Anaheim 573   No
Southern California College of Optometry Fullerton 385   No
Southern California Institute of Architecture Los Angeles 482   Yes
Southern California Institute of Technology Anaheim 396   No
Southern California Seminary El Cajon 195 40 Yes
Southern California University of Health Sciences Whittier 558   No
Southwestern Law School Los Angeles 983   No
St. Francis Career College Lynwood 153   No
St. John's Seminary Camarillo 95 85 No
Stanford University Stanford 19,782 10,693 No V: 650-760
M: 680-780
W: 670-760
Starr King School for Ministry Berkeley 65   No
Taft College Taft 9,328 120 Yes
Thanh Le College School of Cosmetology garden grove 30   Yes
The Academy of Radio and TV Broadcasting Huntington Beach 96   Yes
The Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising Los Angeles Los Angeles 4,644   No
The Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising Orange County Irvine 604   No
The Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising San Diego San Diego 304   No
The Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising San Francisco San Francisco 1,031   No
The Master's College and Seminary Santa Clarita 1,511 697 No V: 490-630
M: 480-630
The National Hispanic University San Jose 551   No
The Wright Institute Berkeley 316   No
Thomas Aquinas College Santa Paula 360 398 No V: 600-718
M: 550-638
W: 600-678
Thomas Jefferson School of Law San Diego 769   No
Thuy Princess Beauty College Pomona 23   Yes
Toni & Guy Hairdressing Academy Santa Monica Santa Monica 51   Yes
Trinity Law and Graduate School Santa Ana 151   No
Trinity Life Bible College Sacramento 242   No
Tulare Beauty College Tulare 57   Yes
United Beauty College Temple City 111   Yes
Universal College of Beauty Compton Compton 22   Yes
Universal College of Beauty Vermont Avenue Los Angeles Los Angeles 37   Yes
Universal College of Beauty West 43rd Place Los Angeles Los Angeles 30   Yes
University of California Berkeley Berkeley 34,940 7,414 No V: 580-710
M: 620-750
W: 590-710
University of California Davis Davis 29,796 6,026 No V: 490-630
M: 540-660
W: 500-630
University of California Hastings College of Law San Francisco 1,262 252 No
University of California Irvine Irvine 26,483 10,629 No V: 510-610
M: 550-670
W: 520-630
University of California Los Angeles Los Angeles 37,476 13,630 No V: 560-680
M: 600-730
W: 570-690
University of California Merced Merced 1,871 1,082 No V: 440-570
M: 470-610
W: 440-570
University of California Riverside Riverside 17,187 6,500 No V: 450-560
M: 470-610
W: 450-560
University of California San Diego La Jolla 27,020 10,836 No V: 540-660
M: 590-700
W: 550-670
University of California San Francisco San Francisco 2,999 1,367 No
University of California Santa Barbara Santa Barbara 21,410 7,124 No V: 530-640
M: 540-660
W: 530-640
University of California Santa Cruz Santa Cruz 15,825 7,638 No V: 500-620
M: 520-630
W: 500-620
University of East West Medicine Sunnyvale 171   No
University of La Verne La Verne 7,370 501 No V: 440-540
M: 440-540
W: 430-530
University of San Diego San Diego 7,504 2,553 No V: 540-630
M: 560-650
W: 550-650
University of San Francisco San Francisco 8,714 2,188 No V: 510-620
M: 530-630
W: 520-620
University of Southern California Los Angeles 33,408 7,000 No V: 620-720
M: 650-750
W: 640-730
University of the Pacific Stockton 6,235 2,231 No V: 500-620
M: 530-670
W: 500-620
University of the West Rosemead 79 274 Yes
Vallecitos CET Hayward 32   Yes
Valley Career College El Cajon 248   No
Valley College of Medical Careers West Hills 33   Yes
Vanguard University of Southern California Costa Mesa 2,254 1,084 No V: 440-550
M: 420-530
Ventura Adult and Continuing Education Ventura 109   Yes
Ventura College Ventura 12,603   Yes
Victor Valley Beauty College Victorville 172   Yes
Victor Valley College Victorville 10,149   Yes
Video Symphony EnterTraining Burbank 349 70 No
Virginia Sewing Machines and School Center Los Angeles 99   Yes
Walter Jay MD Institute An Educational Center Los Angeles 115   Yes
West Coast Ultrasound Institute Beverly Hills 514   Yes
West Hills College Coalinga Coalinga 2,833 177 Yes
West Hills College Lemoore Lemoore 3,833   Yes
West Los Angeles College Culver City 9,975   Yes
West Valley College Saratoga 11,210   Yes
Westech College Ontario 304   No
Western Beauty Institute Panorama City 780   Yes
Western State University College of Law Argosy Fullerton 389   No
Western University of Health Sciences Pomona 2,254   No
Westminster Theological Seminary in California Escondido 147   No
Westmont College Santa Barbara 1,337 1,050 No V: 560-660
M: 550-660
W: 550-650
Whittier College Whittier 1,985 838 No V: 470-580
M: 460-580
W: 455-580
William Jessup University Rocklin 515 183 No V: 460-610
M: 480-590
W: 470-610
World Mission University Los Angeles 249   Yes
Yeshiva Ohr Elchonon Chabad West Coast Talmudical Seminary Los Angeles 135 225 No
Yo San University of Traditional Chinese Medicine Los Angeles 143   No
Yuba College Marysville 9,904   Yes
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Best Careers Not Requiring Degrees: Good pay, job growth, low need for degrees.
Helpful Articles, many in "how-to" format; e.g., "How to Become a Chef".
Infographics covering employment and educational trends.

College Directories and Lists

These lists link to thousands of detailed school profiles.

Colleges by State. Nearly every college and trade school in the country.
Colleges Listed Alphabetically. About 7,000 colleges & trade schools, including online schools.
Colleges by Major City. Browse cities with multiple college options.
Online Colleges. Colleges with online degree programs.
Graduate Schools by State. Colleges offering graduate degree programs.
Graduate Schools by Major City. Find cities with multiple graduate school options.