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List of Colleges and Universities in California

List of colleges and universities in California.

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Federal institutions

Graduate institutions

Naval Postgraduate School: Naval Postgraduate School is a graduate-level school operated by the United States Navy. It was founded in 1909 as a graduate program for naval officers at the initiative of Secretary of the Navy George von L. Meyer. It is located in Monterey, California.Visit Site

Other academic institutions

Defense Language Institute: Defense Language Institute is an institution that provides cultural and linguistic support to the United States Department of Defense (DoD). It was established in 1941 on the eve of World War II. The current Commandant of the Institute is Col. Phillip J. Deppert.Visit Site

Pardee RAND Graduate School Santa Monica: Pardee RAND Graduate School Santa Monica was founded in 1970 as a graduate program in the field of public policy. It is currently headed by Dean Susan L. Marquis. It accepts approximately 110 students each year and has an entering cohort of about 20-25 students.Visit Site

State institutions

Four-year institutions

University of California Berkeley: University of California Berkeley is a public university that was established in 1868. Its current Chancellor is Nicholas Dirks and it has an enrollment of about 40,000 students. Berkeley is highly selective with an admission rate of around 15%. Its mascot is Oski the Bear.Visit Site

University of California Davis: University of California Davis is a public research university and it has an enrollment of over 35,000 undergraduate and graduate students. Its mascot is Gunrock the Mustang and the current Chancellor is Ralph Jay Hexter. UC Davis admits approximately 38% of all undergraduate applicants.Visit Site

University of California Irvine: University of California Irvine is a public research university with about 30,000 students. It was established in the 1960s. The current mascot is Peter the Anteater and the Chancellor is Howard Gillman. UC Irvine is considered a Public Ivy.Visit Site

University of California Los Angeles: University of California Los Angeles is a public research university that was founded in 1919. It is highly selective, with an undergraduate admission rate of approximately 17%. UCLA’s current Chancellor is Gene D. Block and the mascot is Joe Bruin.Visit Site

University of California Merced: University of California Merced was established in 2005. The university has about 6,000 students on its rolls and an acceptance rate of 64.9%. The chancellor of the university is Dorothy Leland. The university mascot is Bobcat.Visit Site

University of California Riverside: University of California Riverside was established in 1907. The university has more than 21,000 enrolled students and a 58.3% acceptance rate. The chancellor of the university is Kim A. Wilcox. The university mascot is Scotty Highlander.Visit Site

University of California San Diego: University of California San Diego was established in 1960. The university has about 34,000 students on its rolls and an acceptance rate of about 33%. The chancellor of the university is Pradeep Khosla. The university mascot is King Triton.Visit Site

University of California Santa Barbara: University of California Santa Barbara was established in 1891. The university has more than 23,000 enrolled students and a 36% acceptance rate. The chancellor of the university is Henry T. Yang. The mascot is Olé.Visit Site

University of California Santa Cruz: University of California Santa Cruz was established in 1965. The university has about 18,000 students and an acceptance rate of 57%. The chancellor of the university is George Blumenthal. The university mascot is Sammy the Slug.Visit Site

California Maritime Academy: California Maritime Academy was established in 1929. The university has about 1,000 enrolled students and an acceptance rate of 69%. The president of the university is Thomas A. Cropper. The university mascot is Keelhauler.Visit Site

California Polytechnic State University: California Polytechnic State University was established in 1901. The university has more than 20,000 students on its rolls and an acceptance rate of 30%. The university president is Jeffrey Armstrong. The mascot of the university is Musty the Mustang.Visit Site

California State Polytechnic University Pomona: California State Polytechnic University Pomona was established in 1938. The university has more than 23,000 students on its rolls with an acceptance rate of about 39%. The president of the university is Soraya M. Coley. Billy Bronco is the university mascot.Visit Site

California State University Bakersfield: California State University Bakersfield was established in 1965. The university has about 9,000 enrolled students and a 66% acceptance rate. The president of the university is Horace Mitchell. The university mascot is Rowdy the Roadrunner.Visit Site

California State University Channel Islands: California State University Channel Islands was established in 2002. The university has more than 6,000 enrolled students and a 58% acceptance rate. The president of the university is Richard R. Rush. The university mascot is Ekho the Dolphin.Visit Site

California State University Chico: California State University Chico was established in 1887. The university has more than 17,000 students and an acceptance rate of about 67%. The university president is Paul Zingg. Willie the Wildcat is the mascot of the university.Visit Site

California State University Dominguez Hills: California State University Dominguez Hills was founded in 1960. The university has about 14,000 students on its rolls and an acceptance rate of about 58%. The president of the university is Willie J. Hagan. The university mascot is Bull.Visit Site

California State University East Bay: California State University East Bay was established in 1957. The university has about 15,000 students and a 68% acceptance rate. The president of the university is Leroy Morishita. The university mascot is Pioneer.Visit Site

California State University Fresno: California State University Fresno was founded in 1911 as Fresno State Normal School. The university has about 24,000 enrolled students and an acceptance rate of 58%. The president of the university is Joseph I. Castro. The university mascot is Bull Dog.Visit Site

California State University Fullerton: California State University Fullerton was established in 1957. The university has nearly 39,000 enrolled students and an acceptance rate of about 44%. The president of the university is Mildred García. The university mascot is Tuffy the Titan.Visit Site

California State University Long Beach: California State University Long Beach was established by California Governor Earl Warren in 1949. The university has about 38,000 enrolled students and an acceptance rate of 36.1%. The president of the university is Jane Close Conoley. The university mascot is Prospector Pete.Visit Site

California State University Los Angeles: California State University Los Angeles was established in 1947. The university has about 27,000 students on its rolls and an acceptance rate of 61%. The president of the university is William A. Covino. The university mascot is Golden Eagle.Visit Site

California State University Monterey Bay: California State University Monterey Bay was founded by Peter Plympton Smith in 1994. The university has about 7,000 students on its rolls and an acceptance rate of 52%. The president of the university is Eduardo M. Ochoa. The university mascot is Monte Rey Otter.Visit Site

California State University Northridge: California State University Northridge was established in 1958. The university has more than 41,000 students and an acceptance rate of about 52%. The president of the university is Dianne F. Harrison. The mascot of the university is Matty the Matador.Visit Site

California State University Sacramento: California State University Sacramento was founded in 1947. The university has about 30,000 students on its rolls and an acceptance rate of 67.3%. The president of the university is Robert S Nelsen. The university mascot is Herky the Hornet.Visit Site

California State University San Bernardino: California State University San Bernardino was established in 1965. The university has about 20,000 students on its rolls and an acceptance rate of 54%. The president of the university is Tomás D. Morales. The university mascot is Cody the Coyote.Visit Site

California State University San Marcos: California State University San Marcos was established in 1989. The university has more than 12,000 students on its rolls and a 41% acceptance rate. The president of the university is Karen S. Haynes. The university mascot is Crash the Cougar.Visit Site

California State University Stanislaus: California State University Stanislaus was established in 1957. The university has more than 9,000 students on its rolls and a 72% acceptance rate. The president of the university is Joseph F. Sheley. The university mascot is Warrior.Visit Site

Humboldt State University: Humboldt State University was established in 1913. The university has about 9,000 enrolled students and an acceptance rate of 83%. The president of the university is Lisa Rossbacher. The university mascot is Lucky Logger.Visit Site

San Diego State University: San Diego State University was established in 1897 as San Diego Normal School. The university has more than 34,000 enrolled students and an acceptance rate of 34.5%. The president of the university is Elliot Hirshman. The university mascot is Aztec warrior.Visit Site

San Francisco State University: San Francisco State University was founded in 1899 as San Francisco State Normal School. The current president of the university is Leslie E. Wong. The university has over 29,000 students and an acceptance rate of 66%. The mascot of the school is the Gator.Visit Site

San José State University: San José State University was established in 1857 as Minns Evening Normal School. The school currently enrolls over 32,000 on its rolls and has an acceptance rate of 59.8%. Susan Martin is the current president of the university. The school’s mascot is Sammy the Spartan.Visit Site

Sonoma State University: Sonoma State University was established as Sonoma State College by the California State Legislature in 1960 . The university is a part of the California State University System. The university has 9,400 students on its rolls and the acceptance rate is 81%. The president of the university is Ruben Armiñana. The mascot of the university is Seawolves.Visit Site

Private colleges and universities

Academy of Art University: Academy of Art University was founded by Richard S. Stephens in 1929. The university has over 18,000 students and has a 100% acceptance rate as it has an open-enrollment policy. Elisa Stephens is the president of the university. The mascot of the university is Urban Knights.Visit Site

Alliant International University: Alliant International University was established in 2001 as a result of the merger of United States International University and California School of Professional Psychology. The university has over 3800 students on its rolls. The current president of the university is Andy Vaughn.Visit Site

American Heritage University of Southern California: American Heritage University of Southern California was established in 2003. The university has 330 students. The president of the university is Tony B.E Ogiamien.Visit Site

American Jewish University: American Jewish University was established in 1947 as the University of Judaism. Its spiritual founder was Dr. Mordecai Kaplan with Rabbi Jacob Pressman as a co-founder. The school enrolls nearly 300 students with a 95% acceptance rate. Robert Wexler is the president of the university. The mascot of the university is Zion the lion.Visit Site

Antioch University Los Angeles: Antioch University Los Angeles was established in 1972. The school has about 1200 students enrolled in it. Tex Boggs is the current president of the university.Visit Site

Argosy University: Argosy University was established in 2001 by the Argosy Education Group. The university has more than 12,000 students. The president of the university is Craig D. Swenson.Visit Site

Art Center College of Design: Art Center College of Design was founded in 1930 by Edward A. “Tink” Adams. The university has over 1,700 students with an acceptance rate of 63%. The president of the university is Lorne M. Buchman.Visit Site

Azusa Pacific University: Azusa Pacific University was established in 1899. The university has about 11,000 students on its rolls with an acceptance rate of 51%. The president of the university is Jon R. Wallace. The mascot of the university is Coug the Cougar.Visit Site

Berean Bible College: Berean Bible College was established by George and Rita Evans in 1971. The college has 25 students and the president of the college is Rev. Douglas Balcombe.Visit Site

Biola University: Biola University was founded by Lyman Stewart in 1908. The university has more than 5000 students and an acceptance rate of 77%. The president of the university is Barry H. Corey. The Biola Eagle is the mascot of the university.Visit Site

Brandman University: Brandman University was established in 1958 by Chapman University. The university has about 7,800 students on its rolls and has an acceptance rate of about 73%. David A. Janes is the chairman of the university.Visit Site

Brooks Institute: Brooks Institute was established as the Brooks Institute of Photography by Ernest H. Brooks in 1945. The institute has an acceptance rate of 98%. The president of the institute is Edward Clift.Visit Site

California Baptist University: California Baptist University was founded in 1950 as California Baptist College. The university has about 8,500 enrolled with a 74% acceptance rate. The president of the university is Ronald L. Ellis. The mascot of the university is Lancer.Visit Site

California College of the Arts: California College of the Arts was founded as the School of the California Guild of Arts and Crafts by Frederick Meyer in 1907. The school has 1,950 students on its rolls and an acceptance rate of 76%. The president of the school is Stephen Beal. Chimera is the mascot of the college.Visit Site

California College San Diego: California College San Diego was founded as Scottsdale Education Center n 1971. The college has nearly 1,300 students on its rolls. The president of the college is Eric Juhlin. Bulldog is the mascot of the college.Visit Site

California Institute of Integral Studies: California Institute of Integral Studies was founded by Haridas Chaudhuri in 1968. The college has 1,510 students on its rolls. The president of the institute is Joseph L. Subbiondo.Visit Site

California Institute of Technology: California Institute of Technology was founded in 1891 Amos G. Throop as Throop University. The university has 2,255 students and an 8% acceptance rate. The president of the university is Thomas F. Rosenbaum. Beaver is the university mascot.Visit Site

California Institute of the Arts: California Institute of the Arts was established in 1961. The institute has 1,489 students with a 27.5% acceptance rate. The current president of the institute is Steven D. Lavine.Visit Site

California Lutheran University: California Lutheran University was established in 1959 by American Lutheran Church and the Lutheran Church in America. The university has more than 4000 students on its rolls and an acceptance rate of 44%. The president of the university is Chris Kimball.Visit Site

California Miramar University: California Miramar University was established in 2005. The university has about 300 students enrolled with it. The president of the university is Dawn Diskin.Visit Site

California Pacific University: California Pacific University was founded in 1976 by Dr. N. Charles Dalton in 1976. The president of the university is Dr. David Oxenhandler.Visit Site

California South Bay University: California South Bay University – The website is defunct. The wikipedia page is only two lines. The government has shut down the “university” since it was non-accredited and lacked appropriate permissions.Visit Site

California Southern Law School: California Southern Law School is a private law institute established in the year 1971 by Elwood M. Rich. Named after the Citrus Belt League. It has over 96 students enrolled.Visit Site

California University of Management and Sciences: California University of Management and Science is non-profit university established in the year 1998 by Dr. David Park. It has over 500 students enrolled and 100% acceptance rate.Visit Site

California University of Management and Technology: California University of Management and Technology set up in 2011, by Thomas Blood, Charles Wang, Samuel Tong. Ginger Chen is the current President. It has over 1,100 students enrolled.Visit Site

Chapman University: Chapman University (CU) is a private university affiliated with Christian Church, established in the year 1861. James L. Doti is the current president. It has over 6,398 students enrolled. The mascot of CU is Pete the Panther.Visit Site

Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science: Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science, it’s a private non-profit university established in the year 1966 and named in honor of Dr. Charles R. Drew. David M. Carlisle MD, Ph.D. is the current president. It has over 2,500 students enrolled and 90% acceptance rate.Visit Site

Claremont Graduate University: Claremont Graduate University is a private university member to Claremont Colleges, established in the year 1925. Robert Schult is the current president. It has over 2,261 students enrolled. The mascot of CGU is Pedant.Visit Site

Claremont McKenna College: Claremont McKenna College is an independent college established in the year 1946 member to Claremont Colleges. Hiram Chodosh is the current president. It has over 1,349 students enrolled and 95% acceptance rate.Visit Site

Cogswell Polytechnical College: Cogswell Polytechnical College is a profit college, privately owned established in the year 1887. Deborah Synder is the current president. It has over 483 students enrolled both full time and part time. The mascot of CPC is Dragon.Visit Site

Concordia University Irvine: Concordia University Irvine (CUI), is a Christian university established in the year 1976 and is affiliated with Lutheran Church. Dr. Kurt Krueger is the current president. It has over 4,046 students enrolled and 62.7% acceptance rate. The mascot of CUI is Eagles.Visit Site

Culinary Institute of America at Greystone: Culinary Institute of America at Greystone is private college established in the year 1995. Dr. Tim Ryan is the current president. It has over 300 students enrolled and 86% acceptance rate.Visit Site

Deep Springs College: Deep Springs College (DSC) is a private, two-year college established in the year 1917. David Neidorf is the current president. It has enrolled about 26 students.Visit Site

Design Institute of San Diego: Design Institute of San Diego was founded in the year 1977. Nataly Ozuma is currently the director of DISD. Over 4,000 students have enrolled, and the school has 83% acceptance rate.Visit Site

Dominican University of California: The Dominican University of California, privately owned coeducational, established in the year 1890. Mary B. Marcy, D. Phill is the current president. It has over 2,207 students enrolled. The mascot of DUC is Chilly the Penguin.Visit Site

Drexel University Sacramento: Drexel University Sacramento is a satellite campus of Drexel University established in 2009. It has over 2,928 students enrolled and 81% acceptance rate. The mascot of the college is Dragon also known as Mario the Magnificent.’.Visit Site

Emperor’s College of Traditional Oriental Medicine: Emperor’s College of Traditional Oriental Medicine, (ECTO) is a medicine school established in the year 1983. Yun Kim is the current president. It has over 243 students enrolled.Visit Site

Epic Bible College: Epic Bible College, was founded in 1974 by Paul Trulin. Named under Trinity Shool of the Bible. Ronald W. Harden is the current president. It has over 312 students enrolled with an acceptance rate of 100%.Visit Site

Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising: Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising a profit college established in the year 1969. Tonian Hohberg is the current president and as the CEO. FIDM has over 7,500 students enrolled.Visit Site

Fresno Pacific University: Fresno Pacific University (FPU) was established in the year 1944 and is accredited by Christian University. Dr. Richard Kriegbaum is the current president. It has over 2,800 students enrolled. Sunbird is the FPU mascot.Visit Site

Fuller Theological Seminary: Fuller Theological Seminary (FTS) was established in the year 1947 as a seminary in America. Mark Labberton is the current president. It has over 4,000 students enrolled.Visit Site

Golden Gate University: Golden Gate University is a private university established in the year 1901. David J. Fike, Ph. D. is the current president. It has over 5,300 students enrolled and 67% acceptance rate. The university mascot is Griffin.Visit Site

Graduate Theological Union: The Graduate Theological Union is a theological school founded in the year 1962 by Arthur Holder. Riess Potterveld is the current president. It has over 245 students enrolled and 62% acceptance rate.Visit Site

Harvey Mudd College: Harvey Mudd College is an own private college established in 1955. Maria Klawe is the current HMC President. Apparently, over 807 students have enrolled with 33% acceptance rate.Visit Site

Herguan University: Herguan University is a private campus established in the year 2008. Dr. Ying Qiu Wang is the current president. HGU has over 450 students enrolled and 80% acceptance rate.Visit Site

Holy Names University: Holy Names University was established in 1868, a non-profit university. It is affiliated with Roman Catholic Church. Dr. William Hynes Ph. D. is the current president. It has over 1,353 students enrolled. The mascots of the school are Hawks.Visit Site

Hope International University: Hope International University is a Christian campus, privately owned, established in the year 1928. Dr. John Derry is the current president. It has more than 2000 students enrolled and 81.2% acceptance rate. The mascot of the college is Lion.Visit Site

Hult International Business School: Hult International Business School (HIB) is a global business school, established in the year 1964. Stephen J. Hodges is the current president of HIB. Currently there are over 3,000 students enrolled.Visit Site

Humphreys College: Humphreys College is a Liberal Arts, privately owned college, established in 1896. Robert G. Humphreys, Sr. is the current president of the college. There are over 900 students enrolled.Visit Site

ICDC College: ICDC College is a privately owned college, established in the year 1995. Anna Berger is the current president. It has over 4,036 students enrolled at 61% acceptance rate.Visit Site

Imago Dei College: Imago Dei College (IDC) is an evangelical Christian college formed in 2010 by Dr. Aron Hebbard. The school is under Board of Regents. Currently there are more than 584 students enrolled.Visit Site

International Technological University: International Technological University is a non-profit university, privately owned, and it was established in the year 1994. Dr. Gregory O’ Brien is the current president of the campus. It has over 1500 students enrolled. The school has an acceptance rate of 94%.Visit Site

John F. Kennedy University: John F. Kennedy University is privately managed, established in the year 1964. Dr. Charles “Mac” Powell is the current president. Currently there are more than 1,400 students enrolled at an acceptance rate of 60%.Visit Site

John Paul the Great Catholic University: John Paul, the Great Catholic University, was established in the year 2003. Also known as “JPCatholic” Derry Connolly is the current president. Currently there are more than 170 students enrolled at an acceptance rate of 92%. The school mascot is Pelican.Visit Site

Keck Graduate Institute of Applied Life Sciences: Keck Graduate Institute of Applied Life Sciences (KGI) was established in the year 1997 member to Claremont Consortium. Sheldon Schuster is the current president of the college. It has over 331 students enrolled.Visit Site

La Sierra University: La Sierra University is a Seventh-day campus established in the year 1922. Randal Wisbey is the current president. Currently there are more than 2,440 students enrolled. Golden Eagle is the University mascot.Visit Site

Laguna College of Art and Design: Laguna College of Art and Design is privately managed established in the year 1961. Jonathan Burke is the current president of the college. It has enrolled over 500 students at an acceptance rate of 74%.Visit Site

Life Pacific College: Life Pacific College was established in 1923 as Echo Park Evangelistic. Jim J. Adams, Ed. D. is the current president. It has over 153 students enrolled. The college has 100% acceptance rate.Visit Site

Lincoln University: Lincoln University is a privately owned university formed in the year 1926. Dr. Mikhail Brodsky, is the current president. It has over 811 students enrolled at an acceptance rate of 69.9%.Visit Site

Loma Linda University: Loma Linda University is a health science campus founded in the year 1905. Richard H. Hart, MD, Dr.PH. is the current president. It has over 2,467 students enrolled.Visit Site

Los Angeles College of Music: Los Angeles College of Music was established in the year 1996. C. Thomas Aylesbury is the current chairperson of the college. It has over 1000 students enrolled with an acceptance rate of 65%.Visit Site

Loyola Marymount University: Loyola Marymount University is a private campus established in the year 1911 in rise of St. Vincent’s College. Timothy Law Snyder is the current president. It has over 9,392 students enrolled. The university mascot is Iggy the Lion.Visit Site

Marymount College: Marymount College it’s a private catholic Coeducational college, established in the 1959. Chris Noonan is the current president. Currently there are over 2000 students enrolled.Visit Site

Master’s College: Master’s College is a non-denominational Christian school established in the 1927. John F. MacArthur is the current president. It has over 1,198 students enrolled. The school mascot is Monty the Mustang.Visit Site

Menlo College: Menlo College (MC) is a private owned campus, established in the year 1927. Dr. Richard A. Moran is the current president of the college. The school has 80% acceptance rate. It has over 750 students enrolled.Visit Site

Mills College: Mills College is an arts and science college established in the year 1852. Alecia A. DeCoudreaux is the current president. It has over 1,548 students enrolled. The mascot for the school is cyclones.Visit Site

Monterey Institute of International Studies: Monterey Institute of International Studies at times known as Middlebury Institute. It was established in the year 1955. Jeff Dayton-Johnson is the current serving president of the school. Currently there are more than 790 students enrolled.Visit Site

Mount St. Mary’s College: Mount St. Mary’s College is an independent school established in the year 1925. Ann McElaney-Johnson is the current president. It has over 2,707 students enrolled with 94% acceptance rate. The mascot for the school is Athena.Visit Site

National Hispanic University: National Hispanic University, founded in the year 1981 by Dr. Roberto Cruz. David P. López is the current serving president for the college. It has over 700 students enrolled. Their mascot is Golden Eagles.Visit Site

National University: National University was established in the year 1900 by Don Mariano Fortunato. Teodoro Jhocson-Ocampo is the current president. It has over 8,000 students enrolled. Bulldog is the mascot NU.Visit Site

New York Film Academy: New York Film Academy is privately owned school, established in the year 1992. Michael J. Young is the current president. It has over 7,000 students enrolled with 52% acceptance rate.Visit Site

NewSchool of Architecture and Design: NewSchool of Architecture and Design is a four-year campus, privately owned, established in the year 1980. Marvin J. Malecha is the current campus president. It has over 600 students enrolled with an acceptance rate of 49%.Visit Site

Northwestern Polytechnic University: Northwestern Polytechnic University is a non-profit institute, established in 1984 by Dr. Ramsey Carter, affiliated to ACICS. Peter Hsieh is the current president. It has over 248 students enrolled. The school has 99% acceptance rate.Visit Site

Notre Dame de Namur University: Notre Dame de Namur University is a private Catholic campus, established in the year 1851 and affiliated to Roman Catholic. Judith Maxwell Greig is the current president. Currently there are more than 1500 students enrolled. The school has 87% acceptance rate.Visit Site

Occidental College: Occidental College is a privately owned, established in the year 1887. Jonathan Veitch is the current president. It has over 2,114 students enrolled. Oswald the Tiger is their school moscat.Visit Site

Otis College of Art and Design: Otis College of Art and Design (OCAD) was established in the year 1918. Bruce W. Ferguson is the current president. Currently there are more than 1153 students enrolled.Visit Site

Pacific Oaks College: Pacific Oaks College privately owned college, established in the year 1866. Pat Breen, Ph.D. is the current president. It has over 1000 students enrolled.Visit Site

Pacific School of Religion: Pacific School of Religion is an ecumenical seminary college established in the year 1988, affiliated to Multi- Denominational. David Vásquez-Levy is the current president. It has over 210 students enrolled.Visit Site

Pacific Union College: Pacific Union College is a privately owned school, established in the year 1882. Heather Knight, Ph.D. is the current president of the school. Currently there are more than 1,605 students enrolled. The school mascot is Pioneer Pete.Visit Site

Pacifica Graduate Institute: Pacifica Graduate Institute is an American college, established in the year 1976. Stephen Aizenstat is the current president. It has over 1,307 students enrolled. The institute has 60% acceptance rate.Visit Site

Palo Alto University: Palo Alto University is the privately managed university, established in the year 1975. Allen Cavin, Ph. D. is the current president. It has over 1081 students enrolled.Visit Site

Patten University: Patten University is a privately owned institution established in the year 1944 by Bebe Pattern. Thomas Stewart is the current president. It has over 900 students enrolled. The mascot of PU is Lions.Visit Site

Pepperdine University: Pepperdine University was established in the year 1937. Andrew K. Benton is the current president. It has over 7,632 students enrolled. The mascot of the campus is Willy the Wave.Visit Site

Pitzer College: Pitzer College was established in the year 1963 and is privately managed. Thomas Poon is the current president. It has over 1,025 students enrolled. The mascot of the college is Cecil the Sagehen.Visit Site

Point Loma Nazarene University: Point Loma Nazarene University, formerly known as Pacific Bible College, founded in the year 1902. Bob Browner is the current president. It has over 3,480 students enrolled. The Mascot of PLNU is Roary, the Sea Lion.Visit Site

Pomona College: Pomona College is a privately owned college established in the year 1887. David W. Oxtoby is the current president. It has over 1,663 students enrolled. The school has 70% acceptance rate. Cecil Sagehen is the Pomona mascot.Visit Site

Providence Christian College: Providence Christian College privately managed school, established in the year 2002. Dr. Jim Belcher is the current serving president. It has over 100 students enrolled. The school has 93% acceptance rate. The mascot of the college is Sea Beggars.Visit Site

Saint Mary’s College of California: Saint Mary’s College of California (SMCC) was established in the year 1863. James A Donahue is the president. It has over 2,778 students enrolled. The mascot of the college is Gael.Visit Site

Samuel Merritt University: Samuel Merritt University it was formerly known as Samuel Meritt College as he was the co-founder in 1909. It was established in the year 1909 and is privately managed. It has over 580 students enrolled.Visit Site

San Diego Christian College: San Diego Christian College was founded in the year 1970, privately operated. Paul Ague is the current president. It has over 1000 students enrolled. The college has 83% acceptance rate. Moe Hawk is the school mascot.Visit Site

San Diego University for Integrative Studies: San Diego University for Integrative Studies was established in the year 1999 located in San Diego. Currently there are more than 26,485 students enrolled. It has an acceptance rate of 52%.Visit Site

San Francisco Institute of Architecture: San Francisco Institute of Architecture was founded in the year 1990 by Fred A Stitt. It has over 70 students enrolled and an acceptance rate of 54%.Visit Site

San Joaquin College of Law: San Joaquin College of Law is a law school established in the year 1969 by Janice L. Pearson. It has over 204 students enrolled and an acceptance rate of 29%.Visit Site

San Luis Rey College: San Luis Rey College was established in the year 1798 by Franciscans and is privately managed. It has over 21,069 students enrolled. The school has an acceptance rate of 72%. The mascot of the college is Billy Bronco.Visit Site

Santa Clara University: Santa Clara University is formally known as Santa Clara College. The campus was established in the year 1851 affiliated to Roman Catholic. The Rev. Michael Engh is the current president. It has over 8,770 student enrolled. The school Mascot for the campus is Bucky the Bronco.Visit Site

Saybrook University: Saybrook University was established in the year 1971, and James S. Gordon is the Dean of the College. Nathan Long is the school president. It has over 600 students enrolled.Visit Site

Scripps College: Scripps College, privately managed school, established in the year 1926. Lori Bettison –Vagra is the current president. Currently there are more than 1,009 students enrolled. The college mascot is CMS Athena’s.Visit Site

Silicon Valley University: Silicon Valley University was founded in 1997. Dr. Jerry Shiao is the current president of the university. There are 233 students enrolled with an acceptance rate of 100%. Their mascot is the Thunderbird.Visit Site

Simpson University: Simpson University was founded in 1921 by W.W. Newberry. Dr. Robin Dummer is the current president of the university. There are 1,267 students enrolled with an acceptance rate of 57.4%. Their mascot is the Red Hawks.Visit Site

Soka University of America: Soka University of America was founded in 1994 by Daisaku Ikeda. Daniel Y. Habuki, PhD is the current president of the university. There are 417 students enrolled with an acceptance rate of 43.5%. Their mascot is the Lion.Visit Site

Southern California Institute of Architecture: Southern California Institute of Architecture was founded in 1972 by Thom Mayne and Ray Kappe. Hernan Diaz Alonso is the current director of the institute. There are 523 students enrolled with an acceptance rate of 80.8%. Their mascot is the Lions.Visit Site

Southern States University: Southern States University was founded in 1983. John Tucker is the current chancellor of the university. There are over 650 students enrolled. Their mascot is the Jaguar.Visit Site

Stanford University: Stanford University was founded in 1885 by Leland and Jane Stanford. John L. Hennessy is the current president of the university. There are 16,963 students enrolled with an acceptance rate of 5.1%. Their mascot is the Stanford Tree.Visit Site

Starr King School for the Ministry: Starr King School for the Ministry was founded in 1904. Rosemary Bray McNatt is the current president of the school. There are 75 students enrolled. Their mascot is the Smokey: Blue-Tic Coon Hound.Visit Site

The Art Institute of California – San Francisco: The Art Institute of California – San Francisco was founded in 1997. Byron Chung is the current chancellor of the institute. There are 1,448 students enrolled.Visit Site

Thomas Aquinas College: Thomas Aquinas College was founded in 1971. Michael F. McLean is the current president of the college. There are 358 students enrolled with an acceptance rate of 79%. Their mascot is the Spartans.Visit Site

Touro University California: Touro University California was founded in 1997 by Bernard Lander. Alan Kadish is the current president of the university. There are 1,387 students enrolled. Their mascot is the Raging Bull.Visit Site

University of La Verne: University of La Verne was founded in 1891 by members of the Church of the Brethren. Devorah A. Lieberman is the current president of the university. There are 8,517 students enrolled with an acceptance rate of 46.6%. Their mascot is the Leo’s.Visit Site

University of Northern California: University of Northern California was founded in 1993 by Y. King Liu, PhD, LAc, who is also the current president of the university.Visit Site

University of Redlands: University of Redlands was founded in 1907. Ralph W. Kuncl is the current president of the university. There are 5,333 students enrolled with an acceptance rate of 73.1%. Their mascot is Thurber the Bulldog.Visit Site

University of San Diego: University of San Diego was founded in 1949. Dr. James T. Harris III is the current president of the university. There are 8,349 students enrolled with an acceptance rate of 46.2%. Their mascot is Diego Torero.Visit Site

University of San Francisco: University of San Francisco was founded in 1855. Paul J. Fitzgerald, SJ is the current president of the university. There are 10,689 students enrolled with an acceptance rate of 60.1%. Their mascot is Don Francisco.Visit Site

University of Southern California: University of Southern California was founded in 1880 by Robert M. Widney. C.L. Max Nikias is the current president of the university. There are 42,453 students enrolled with an acceptance rate of 18%. Their mascot is Traveler.Visit Site

University of the Pacific: University of the Pacific was founded in 1851. Pamela A. Eibeck is the current president of the university. There are 6,304 students enrolled with an acceptance rate of 54.9%. Their mascot is Powercat.Visit Site

University of the West: University of the West was founded in 1991 by Hsing Yun. Stephen L. Morgan is the current president of the university. There are 368 students enrolled.Visit Site

University of West Los Angeles: University of West Los Angeles was founded in 1966 by Henry Blunt. Robert W. Brown is the current president of the university. There are 475 students enrolled.Visit Site

Vanguard University of Southern California: Vanguard University of Southern California was founded in 1920 by Harold K. Needham, D. W. Kerr, and W. C. Pierce. Michael J. Beals is the current president of the university. There are 2,255 students enrolled with an acceptance rate of 58%. Their mascot is Scotty the Lion.Visit Site

Western Seminary Sacramento Campus: Western Seminary Sacramento Campus was founded in 1991. Dr. Randal Roberts is the current president of the university.Visit Site

Western Seminary San Jose Campus: Western Seminary San Jose Campus was founded in 1985. Dr. Randal Roberts is the current president of the university.Visit Site

Western University of Health Sciences: Western University of Health Sciences was founded in 1977 by Philip Pumerantz, PhD. There are 2,917 students enrolled.Visit Site

Westmont College: Westmont College was founded in 1937 by Ruth Kerr. Gayle D. Beebe is the current president of the college. There are 1,300 students enrolled with an acceptance rate of 79.4%. Their mascot is the Warrior.Visit Site

Whittier College: Whittier College was founded in 1887 by members of the Religious Society of Friends. Dr. Sharon D. Herzberger is the current president of the college. There are 2,259 students enrolled with an acceptance rate of 61.9%. Their mascot is Johnny Poet.Visit Site

William Jessup University: William Jessup University was founded by William Jessup in 1939. John Jackson is the current president of the university. It has 1,212 total students enrolled in fall 2014.Visit Site

Woodbury University: Woodbury University was started in 1884 by F. C. Woodbury “the Founder”. Current president of the university is David M. Steele-Figueredo, Ph.D. It has 1,628 enrolled students in 2010 with 74% acceptance rate.Visit Site

Zaytuna College: Zaytuna College was co-founded by Hesham Alalusi and Hamza Yusuf in 1996. Current president is Hamza Yusuf one of the founders. In 2010, the school has recorded 64.3% acceptance rate.Visit Site

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