Colleges in California

Colleges in California

California is 163,696 square miles and contains the largest higher education system in the nation. Colleges in California include notable institutions such as Stanford University, CalTech, and UCLA. The Golden State is known for birthing the American film industry as well as the Internet, and its economy centers around professional and business services, educational and health services, financial activities, and leisure and hospitality. California has a largely mediterranean climate, but can range from polar to subtropical depending on region. The Golden Gate Bridge, Palm Springs, Yosemite National Park, and Universal Studios Hollywood are primary tourist spots. Lesser known hot spots in Cali include Victorville’s California Route 66 Museum, the Redwoods in Arcata, and the Piedras Blancas Elephant Seal Preserve.
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The Santa Barbara and Ventura Colleges of Law at Santa Barbara is a law school and regional campus along southern California’s Pacific Coast. The Santa Barbara campus offers a JD program and a master’s degree in Legal Studies as well as a hybrid JD...

The High Tech High Graduate School of Education is a teaching grad school in San Diego with a focus on progressive educational theory. HTH offers a master’s degree in Educational Leadership designed for teachers and school leaders dedicated to...

Founded by three rabbis, the Academy for Jewish Religion-California is a transdenominational training school for Jewish community and religious leaders in Los Angeles. AJCRA is home to Rabbinical, Cantorial, and Chaplaincy Schools holding classes...

Los Angeles ORT College-Van Nuys is a 2-year vocational school in the LA metro area and a campus of the Los Angeles ORT system. The only Jewish-affiliated career college in the western United States, LA ORT confers degrees in 10 fields of study. In...

Part of the Graduate Theological Union, the Dominican School of Philosophy & Theology is a Roman Catholic graduate school dedicated to preparing students for apostolic and academic vocations. Grounded in the teachings of St. Thomas Aquinas, DSPT...

Homestead Schools, Inc. is a distance education-based organization headquartered in the Los Angeles metro area. With a focus on continuing education, Homestead Schools offers programs in eight health care-related fields of study. All Homestead...

Claremont Lincoln University is an online graduate school specializing in socially conscious teachings with a foundation in the Golden Rule. CLU offers eight master’s degree programs in progressive fields of study such as Ethical Leadership, Social...

Located in the San Joaquin County Office of Education, the Teachers College of San Joaquin is a graduate school for educators in northern California. TCSJ offers a master’s degree in Education as well as teaching and administrative service...

With campus across the street from the Walt Disney Concert Hall, the Colburn Conservatory of Music is a musical training academy in downtown Los Angeles affiliated with the Colburn School. Colburn confers a Bachelor of Music degree encompassing music...

The University of the People is an online university dedicated to bringing educational opportunities to students all over the globe regardless of location or financial status. UoPeople confers bachelor’s degrees in Computer Science, Health Science...

Clovis Community College is a 2-year community college in California’s Central Valley and part of the State Center Community College District. Clovis confers associate degrees in 33 academic fields of study and is home to 27 certificate-granting...

Dharma Realm Buddhist University is a Buddhist liberal arts college in Northern California. DRBU is home to a Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts program centered around the great texts of Eastern and Western thought. As a work-study campus, DRBU...

Founded in 1949, the Institute of Buddhist Studies is a Buddhist seminary and graduate school in Berkeley and a member of the Graduate Theological Union. IBS confers master’s degrees in Arts, Buddhist Studies, and Divinity. In addition, the institute...

The Young Americans College of the Performing Arts

Located in Corona, CA, The Young Americans College of the Performing Arts is the educational division of The Young Americans, Inc. The Young Americans College was founded in 1962 with a mission to promote goodwill and understanding around the world...

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