Colleges and Universities in California
649 higher education schools within its borders.
University of California-Los Angeles,
the highest-ranked school in CA,
has a total student population of 38,550 and
7th highest ranked school in the USA.
Of the 649 schools
in California, the average student population is 4,206 and average student-to-faculty ratio is
17 to 1. There are 18354 total
degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 4,230 people on average applying for a school.
Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around
$1,817, but can vary widely depending on the type
Of the 649 schools in California,
only 9 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid,
St. Francis Career College comes out as the most expensive ($45,682/yr),
with California State University-Long Beach as the lowest recorded at only $6,861/yr.
California Interesting Facts
Top National Parks in California
Famous State Residents
- California's Mount Whitney measures as the highest peak in the lower 48 states. Its most famous climb is Mount Whitney Trail to the 14,495 feet summit. Wilderness permits are required.
- In 1925 a giant sequoia located in California's Kings Canyon National Park was named the nation's national Christmas tree. The tree is over 300 feet in height.
- More turkeys are raised in California than in any other state in the United States.
- Pacific Park, on the venerable Santa Monica Pier, re-creates the amusement parks once dotting the ocean areas along the Pacific Coast. Featured are 11 amusement rides including the 1910-vintage hand-carved merry-go-round appearing in the movie "The Sting."
- Alpine County is the eighth smallest of California's 58 counties. It has no high school, ATMs, dentists, banks, or traffic lights.