The Best Private Colleges and Universities in California

Ranking Institution name Tuition Students
1
Los Angeles, California
$46.363 17 619
2
Costa Mesa, California
$11.320 8 994
3
Stanford, California
$43.683 7 003
4
San Francisco, California
$19.130 6 551
5
San Francisco, California
$39.840 6 117
6
San Diego, California
$11.275 5 885
7
Los Angeles, California
$40.265 5 834
8
Orange, California
$43.573 5 446
9
Azusa, California
$32.256 5 412
10
San Diego, California
$41.392 5 269
11
La Jolla, California
$12.096 5 248
12
Santa Clara, California
$42.156 5 141
13
Riverside, California
$28.122 4 342
14
Pomona, California
$15.915 4 166
15
La Mirada, California
$32.142 4 158
16
Huntington Park, California
$0 4 036
17
Stockton, California
$39.810 3 761
18
La Verne, California
$35.000 3 426
19
Los Angeles, California
$28.920 3 288
20
Sacramento, California
$11.303 3 190
21
Huntington Park, California
$0 3 104
22
Malibu, California
$44.902 3 086
23
Moraga, California
$39.740 2 782
24
Clovis, California
$0 2 733
25
Rancho Cucamonga, California
$0 2 709
26
Redlands, California
$41.290 2 611
27
Thousand Oaks, California
$36.690 2 602
28
Hollywood, California
$0 2 464
29
Pasadena, California
$13.049 2 436
30
Fresno, California
$11.309 2 373
31
San Diego, California
$30.356 2 350
32
Gardena, California
$12.075 2 328
33
Fresno, California
$25.716 2 166
34
Los Angeles, California
$46.652 2 154
35
Sacramento, California
$0 1 953
36
Los Angeles, California
$0 1 928
37
Los Angeles, California
$33.852 1 919
38
Visalia, California
$16.606 1 892
39
Riverside, California
$29.103 1 872
40
Los Angeles, California
$15.080 1 839
41
Cypress, California
$6.600 1 774
42
Anaheim, California
$0 1 748
43
Los Angeles, California
$0 1 743
44
San Jose, California
$11.308 1 659
45
Irvine, California
$29.630 1 592
46
Claremont, California
$43.580 1 589
47
Ontario, California
$0 1 574
48
Whittier, California
$40.296 1 554
49
San Diego, California
$18.748 1 512
50
Costa Mesa, California
$29.250 1 494

The Best Private Colleges and Universities in California.


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