Top California Colleges

Everyone knows that choosing a college can be one of the most tedious and stressful tasks for any student. It’s a tiresome period in which students struggle to select a college that suits both their personality and learning style. If you’re still unsure about where to apply, check out some information on some California colleges below. 

California Colleges

University of California School System: 

  • UC San Diego : Acceptance = 34% Avg GPA = 4.00 SAT = 1260 ACT= 29 

Known for Biology, Computer Engineering, Economics 

  • UC Los Angeles: Acceptance = 14% Avg GPA = 4.00 SAT = 1390 ACT = 31

Known for biology, business economics, political science

  • UC Santa Barbara : Acceptance = 32% Avg GPA: 4.00 SAT = 1360 ACT = 29

Known for Social Sciences; Biological and Biomedical Sciences; Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies; 

  • UC Davis : Acceptance = 41% Avg GPA = 4.00 SAT= 1280 ACT= 28-33

Known for economics, biology, neurobiology, business 

  • UC Berkeley (CAL) : Acceptance = 15% Avg GPA = 4.00 SAT = 1410 ACT = 28

Known for Social Sciences; Engineering; Biological and Biomedical Sciences; 

State Schools: 

  • California Polytechnic University: Acceptance = 30% Avg GPA = 4.00 SAT = 1340 ACT = 29

Known for Engineering and sciences 

  • San diego State University : Acceptance = 35% Avg GPA = 3.7 SAT = 1210 ACT = 25

Known for Business, Management, Marketing 

Private Colleges: 

  • Saint Mary’s College: Acceptance: 77% Avg GPA = 3.6 SAT = 1160 ACT = 25 

Known for Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Social Sciences; Liberal Arts 

  • Stanford University : Acceptance = 4% Avg GPA = 4.00 SAT: 1500 ACT: 34

Known for business, education, and medicine 

  • Pomona College : Acceptance = 8% Avg GPA = 4.00  SAT = 1450 ACT = 33 

Known for Liberal Arts 

For more details on colleges and universities, check out US News and World Report’s Best Colleges.

Still uncertain about where to apply or how to even begin applying to California colleges? Sign up for a free consultation to get on track.