California Best Colleges

Check out the best colleges in California and estimate chance to get it.

Stanford University is ranked top in the California Best Colleges ranking for academic year 2018-2019. California Institute of Technology and Pomona College are ranked second and third places.
The average SAT average score of the 10 California Best Colleges is 1,448 and ACT average scores is 98. The average acceptance rate of the schools is 14% and the average graduation rate is 91%. The average tuition & fees are $13,705 for in-state students and $49,634 for out-of-state students at the 10 California Best Colleges.
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RankNameTest ScoresAcceptance RateTuitionStudent PopulationGraduation Rate
1Stanford University (100.0)Private,4 yearsStanford, California 1,495 (SAT)
101 (ACT)
4% $51,354 17,534 94%
2California Institute of Technology (96.2)Private,4 yearsPasadena, California 1,555 (SAT)
107 (ACT)
7% $52,362 2,238 89%
3Pomona College (92.9)Private,4 yearsClaremont, California 1,470 (SAT)
99 (ACT)
8% $52,780 1,599 93%
4Claremont McKenna College (92.7)Private,4 yearsClaremont, California 1,425 (SAT)
97 (ACT)
9% $54,405 1,345 90%
5University of California-Berkeley (91.3)Public,4 yearsBerkeley, California 1,425 (SAT)
97 (ACT)
15% $14,184 (in-state)
$43,176(out-of-state)
41,891 91%
6Harvey Mudd College (91.2)Private,4 yearsClaremont, California 1,525 (SAT)
104 (ACT)
14% $56,620 861 96%
7University of California-Los Angeles (91.1)Public,4 yearsLos Angeles, California 1,405 (SAT)
95 (ACT)
14% $13,226 (in-state)
$42,218(out-of-state)
44,027 91%
8University of Southern California (90.5)Private,4 yearsLos Angeles, California 1,440 (SAT)
97 (ACT)
13% $56,225 45,687 92%
9Soka University of America (89.0)Private,4 yearsAliso Viejo, California 1,295 (SAT)
83 (ACT)
39% $33,146 427 94%
10Pitzer College (88.6)Private,4 yearsClaremont, California - 13% $54,056 1,074 83%
Average1,448 (SAT)
98 (ACT)
14% $13,705 (in-state)
$49,634(out-of-state)
15,66891.30%
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