Top 15 Colleges in California
By Emma Lorenzo
There is an overwhelming number of options for high school students to choose from when applying to college. In California alone, there are 264 4-year colleges.
For this reason, myKlovr has generated a list of the top 15 colleges in California. Take a look to learn more about these featured colleges.
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 fifteen 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||Pitzer College||Liberal Arts||1,089||Claremont, CA||14%||Suburban|
|11||University of California, Davis||University||36,441||David, CA||42%||Urban|
|12||University of California, San Diego||University||34,979||La Jolla, CA||36%||Urban|
|13||University of California, Santa Barbara||University||24,346||Santa Barbara, CA||36%||Suburban|
|14||Santa Clara University||University||8,422||Santa Clara, CA||48%||Urban|
|15||Occidental College||Liberal Arts||2,062||Los Angeles, CA||46%||Urban|
MyKlovr created this top fifteen list by taking the average of the rankings from The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, College Raptor, Education Corner, and Niche.