Welcome to California-Colleges.com, a one-stop location to search, learn about, and compare the many universities, colleges, and degree programs available in California. Whether you are here just researching about going to school in California or are here to compare specific universities in order to make your matriculation decision you are in the right place.
California is an amazing place to live, to study and to start a career. California offers learning opportunities in all types or climates, ranging from the snow capped mountains of the Sierra Nevada to the tropical beach paradises located in and around Los Angeles and San Diego. Many California Universities are not only top ranked (US News and World Report) around the country but are considered to be comparative bargains when compared to other universities across the country (Kiplinger’s Report). Once you’re out of school California is a great place to start a Career. California is the world’s 7th largest economy, thus is home to millions of jobs including the high tech Mecca located in the Silicon Valley.
California-Colleges.org gets its publicly available College and School data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education System (IPEDS) which is a system of interrelated surveys conducted annually by the National Center for Education. We have condensed and represented the data in a way we hope is useful for individuals researching and deciding on a California University or College. Additionally, all city statistics were attained via publicly available census data and from zip-codes.com.
For more information about which institutions report to IPEDS and about how the data is compiles please visit the IPEDS Website.