Colleges and Universities in California

Ranking Institution name Tuition Control Acceptance Rate
1
Los Angeles, California
$35.575 Public 22%
2
Fullerton, California
$17.346 Public 46%
3
Long Beach, California
$17.400 Public 31%
4
Northridge, California
$10.984 Public 46%
5
Davis, California
$36.773 Public 46%
6
Berkeley, California
$35.742 Public 18%
7
San Diego, California
$17.926 Public 31%
8
San Francisco, California
$17.610 Public 64%
9
La Jolla, California
$36.149 Public 38%
10
Irvine, California
$36.027 Public 42%
11
Sacramento, California
$17.788 Public 70%
12
San Jose, California
$18.503 Public 63%
13
Santa Barbara, California
$36.624 Public 46%
14
Riverside, California
$35.838 Public 62%
15
Pomona, California
$17.510 Public 52%
16
Los Angeles, California
$46.363 Private Non-Profit 20%
17
Fresno, California
$17.447 Public 58%
18
San Luis Obispo, California
$19.071 Public 37%
19
Santa Cruz, California
$36.275 Public 68%
20
Los Angeles, California
$17.504 Public 68%
21
San Bernardino, California
$17.710 Public 58%
22
Chico, California
$18.132 Public 72%
23
Walnut, California
$7.422 Public 0%
24
Santa Monica, California
$7.596 Public 0%
25
Cupertino, California
$8.022 Public 0%
26
Hayward, California
$15.477 Public 69%
27
Long Beach, California
$6.702 Public 0%
28
San Francisco, California
$6.748 Public 0%
29
Costa Mesa, California
$11.320 Private For-Profit 0%
30
San Marcos, California
$5.472 Public 0%
31
Pasadena, California
$6.168 Public 0%
32
Santa Barbara, California
$7.254 Public 0%
33
Costa Mesa, California
$6.320 Public 0%
34
Carson, California
$17.260 Public 57%
35
San Marcos, California
$17.809 Public 63%
36
Los Angeles, California
$580 Public 0%
37
Glendale, California
$5.663 Public 0%
38
Pleasant Hill, California
$7.038 Public 0%
39
Sacramento, California
$7.200 Public 0%
40
Rohnert Park, California
$18.394 Public 82%
41
Fresno, California
$6.782 Public 0%
42
Santa Rosa, California
$6.599 Public 0%
43
Torrance, California
$5.222 Public 0%
44
Arcata, California
$18.304 Public 80%
45
Stanford, California
$43.683 Private Non-Profit 6%
46
Rocklin, California
$6.190 Public 0%
47
Monterey Park, California
$6.161 Public 0%
48
Norwalk, California
$7.114 Public 0%
49
San Francisco, California
$19.130 Private For-Profit 98%
50
Mission Viejo, California
$4.694 Public 0%

Education in California

As of June 2014, 22.16 of California’s population aged over 25 had some college degree, compared to 21.29 for the entire United States. Two-year college graduates constituted 7.72, four-year graduates – 19.35 and Master graduates – 7.32 of the California population.

Education of California

As of June 2014, the California’s average income per capita is 29551, compared to the average of 28051 for the United States, while the median household income is 61400. The unemployed people available workforce constituted 7.3 of the state’s population, while the job growth expected over the next decade is 35.4. The indicators of sales and income taxes were 8 and 6 respectively.

Cost of living in California

If we take the average indicator for the entire United States as 100, the overall cost of living in the state of California makes 151, with the cost of food being 113.9 and expenses for health care services such as stay in a hospital room, doctor’s and dentist’s appointments – 108. The state’s average indicator for the cost of housing, comprising mortgage, rent and taxes is 237. The index of California’s charges for utilities services, such as heating, cooling, natural gas and electricity makes 110. The average transportation costs make 111, while other miscellaneous expenses, such as clothing, repairs, and entertainment constitute 107 points.

Air pollution and health in California

California’s index of air quality is 60 on a scale from 0 to 100 points (higher is better) according to EPA reports taking into account the days of ozone alert and volume of such pollutants as lead, carbon monoxide, sulfur and others. State’s weather quality is graded at 41 points out of 100 on the basis of such indices as toxic discharges, sediments, turbidity and pollutants. The index of Superfund sites is 65 compared to 71 for the entire country. In 2014, the number of physicians per 100,000 persons is 248 and the health cost index is higher compared to the average US index.

Climate in California

California’s annual rainfall is 19.9 inches, compared to 36.5 for the entire US. In winter the state gets the annual snowfall of 6.4, while the United States in general get 25. There are 48 days with measurable precipitation, and 258 sunny days per annum. In July, the average high temperature is 86.3 degrees Fahrenheit, and in January the average lowest is 39.1 degrees. The comfort index on the scale from 0 to 100 (higher is better) makes 56 and is based on the combination of summer temperature and effect humidity on the population.


Data provided by U.S. Department of Education Institute of Education Sciences nces.ed.gov