Top 10 Colleges in the West Coast

October 3, 2018

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

Overview of Stanford University campus.

Location: Bay Area, CA

Total Enrollment: 16,914

Acceptance Rate: 5%

Fun Facts

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

Robert A. Millikan Memorial Library at Caltech.

Location: Pasadena, CA

Total Enrollment: 2,240

Acceptance Rate: 8%

Fun Facts

California Institute of Technology was founded in 1891.

The mascot of Caltech is a beaver, to honor natures engineers.

 

3. Pomona College

Mason Hall, an academic building at Pomona College.

Location: Claremont, CA

Total Enrollment: 1,703

Acceptance Rate: 10%

Fun Facts

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.

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