Top 10 Colleges in the West Coast
By Emma Lorenzo
There are so many colleges available for students to choose from. It’s best for students to be aware of all their options for when applications come around.
For that reason, myKlovr has generated a list of the top ten colleges on the west coast.
1. Stanford University
Location: Bay Area, CA
Total Enrollment: 16,914
Acceptance Rate: 5%
Standford University was founded on November 11, 1885.
Stanford University has six schools, Business, Earth Energy and Environmental Sciences, Education, Engineering, Humanities and Sciences, Law, and Medicine.
2. California Institute of Technology
Location: Pasadena, CA
Total Enrollment: 2,240
Acceptance Rate: 8%
California Institute of Technology was founded in 1891.
The mascot of Caltech is a beaver, to honor natures engineers.
3. Pomona College
Location: Claremont, CA
Total Enrollment: 1,703
Acceptance Rate: 10%
Pomona College was founded in 1887.
An alumnus of Pomona college is Art Clokey, the creator of Gumby.
The table below shows the other schools on the top ten list.
|Ranking||School||Type of School||Total Enrollment||Location||Acceptance Rate||Setting|
|4||Claremont McKenna College||Liberal Arts||1,347||Claremont, CA||9%||Suburban|
|5||Harvey Mudd College||Liberal Arts||829||Claremont, CA||13%||Suburban|
|6||University of California, Berkeley||University||40,174||Berkeley, CA||16%||Urban|
|7||University of California, Los Angeles||University||44,497||Los Angeles, CA||18%||Urban|
|8||University of Southern California||University||43,871||Los Angeles, CA||17%||Urban|
|9||Scripps College||Liberal Arts||1,057||Claremont, CA||30%||Suburban|
|10||Reed College||Liberal Arts||1,396||Portland, OR||35%||Suburban|
MyKlovr created this top ten list by taking the average of the rankings from The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, College Raptor, Education Corner, and Niche.