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List of universities and colleges in California

Database of universities in California This online directory & database provides a comprehensive list of universities, higher education institutes and colleges in California. To learn more information about each university, please filter your criteria and click on results to see in depth reports about California university of your choice. How much these universities intend to charge in tuition fees, and are these colleges in California highly revered, accredited and affordable? Do they provide quality education at an affordable price? For these and more details about education, be sure to visit individual "college profiles" and compare them with other universities of your choice. For all other types of schools in California, see list of public high schools in California.

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The university hunt has begun? No matter if you need a quick answer or solve a complex issue, browsing and comparing of colleges and universities is the first step forward. Good starting point for this type of analysis is this page with comprehensive data about each university which is located in California (or any other US state or territory). By using this database, you can create a list of colleges or universities that you are interested in, read student reviews, detailed information about tuition fees, education system, professors and more. Wikihow article can teach you how to find the right university for you in a few steps and with pictures :)
Unlike other rankings, there is not a unique score ranking for universities from California. So, how to find and compare the best universities in the United States based on THE, QS and Shanghai rating system and which college or university ranking is considered the most objective? The three influential and most respected global university rankings are those produced by Times Higher Education (THE), ShanghaiRanking Consultancy (the Academic Ranking of World Universities - ARWU), and Quacquarelli Symonds (QS). Benchmarking higher education system performance in California is always important, but don't forget to find reviews written by students for students to help you choose the best university for you.
University Score (Ranking)
Stanford University 4.15
Massachusetts Institute of Technology 4.12
California Institute of Technology 3.96
Princeton University 3.88
Harvard University 3.80
Yale University 3.80
Columbia University 3.74
University of Chicago 3.73
University of Pennsylvania 3.71
United States Naval Academy 3.70

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