Best Universities in California 2022 - Ranking, Location, Contact Info

This is list of best Universities in California with their location and contact information. The best colleges and Universities of California are the University of California, Auburn University, University of California at Birmingham, the University of California in Huntsville, Samford University.

List of Universities in California

RankUniversityTownEstablishedAddressTel
1Stanford UniversityStanford1885450 Serra Mall, Stanford, 94305 California, United States1 (650) 723 2300
2University of California, BerkeleyBerkeley1868200 California Hall, Berkeley, 94720-1500 California, United States1 (510) 642 6000
3University of California, Los AngelesLos Angeles1919405 Hilgard Avenue, Los Angeles, 90095-1405 California, United States1 (310) 825 4321
4University of Southern CaliforniaLos Angeles1880University Park Campus, Los Angeles, 90089-0012 California, United States1 (213) 740 2311
5University of California, San DiegoSan Diego19609500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, San Diego, 92093 California, United States1 (858) 534 2230
6University of California, DavisDavis1905One Shields Avenue, Davis, 95616-8678 California, United States1 (530) 752 1011
7University of California, IrvineIrvine1965501 Aldrich Hall, Irvine, 92697-1000 California, United States1 (949) 824 5011
8California Institute of TechnologyPasadena18911200 E California Boulevard, Pasadena, 91125 California, United States1 (626) 395 6811
9University of California, Santa BarbaraSanta Barbara19215221 Cheadle Hall, Santa Barbara, 93106-2050 California, United States1 (805) 893 8000
10University of California, RiversideRiverside1954900 University Avenue, Riverside, 92521-4009 California, United States1 (951) 827 1012
11University of California, Santa CruzSanta Cruz19651156 High Street, Santa Cruz, 95064-1011 California, United States1 (831) 459 0111
12University of California, San FranciscoSan Francisco1864500 Parnassus Avenue, San Francisco, 94143-0244 California, United States1 (415) 476 9000
13San Diego State UniversitySan Diego18975500 Campanile Drive, San Diego, 92182-8000 California, United States1 (619) 594 5200
14California State University, NorthridgeNorthridge195818111 Nordhoff Street, Northridge, 91330-8230 California, United States1 (818) 677 1200
15San José State UniversitySan José1857One Washington Square, San José, 95192-0001 California, United States1 (408) 924 1000
16San Francisco State UniversitySan Francisco18991600 Holloway Avenue, San Francisco, 94132 California, United States1 (415) 338 1111
17California State University, Long BeachLong Beach19491250 Bellflower Boulevard, Long Beach, 90840-0115 California, United States1 (562) 985 4111
18Santa Clara UniversitySanta Clara1851500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, 95053-0015 California, United States1 (408) 554 4000
19California State University, FullertonFullerton1957800 North State College Boulevard, Fullerton, 92831-3599 California, United States1 (657) 278 2011
20California Polytechnic State University, San Luis ObispoSan Luis Obispo19011 Grand Avenue, San Luis Obispo, 93407-1111 California, United States1 (805) 756 1111
21University of San FranciscoSan Francisco18552130 Fulton Street, San Francisco, 94117-1080 California, United States1 (415) 422 5555
22Pepperdine UniversityMalibu193724255 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu, 90263 California, United States1 (310) 506 4000
23Chapman UniversityOrange1861One University Drive, Orange, 92866 California, United States1 (714) 997 6815
24California State Polytechnic University, PomonaPomona19383801 West Temple Avenue, Pomona, 91768 California, United States1 (909) 869 7659
25California State University, SacramentoSacramento19476000 J Street, Sacramento, 95819-2694 California, United States1 (916) 278 6011
26California State University, ChicoChico1887400 West 1st Street, Chico, 95929-0150 California, United States1 (530) 898 4636
27University of San DiegoSan Diego19495998 Alcala Park, San Diego, 92110-2492 California, United States1 (619) 260 4600
28Loyola Marymount UniversityLos Angeles19111 Lmu Drive, Los Angeles, 90045-2659 California, United States1 (310) 338 2700
29Humboldt State UniversityArcata19131 Harpst Street, Arcata, 95521-8299 California, United States1 (707) 826 3011
30California State University, San BernardinoSan Bernardino19605500 University Parkway, San Bernardino, 92407-2397 California, United States1 (909) 537 5000
31Harvey Mudd CollegeClaremont1955301 Platt Boulevard, Claremont, 91711-5990 California, United States1 (909) 621 8000
32Loma Linda UniversityLoma Linda190511139 Anderson Street, Loma Linda, 92350 California, United States1 (909) 558 1000
33Sonoma State UniversityRohnert Park19601801 East Cotati Avenue, Rohnert Park, 94928-3609 California, United States1 (707) 664 2880
34California State University, FresnoFresno19115241 North Maple Avenue, Fresno, 93740 California, United States1 (559) 278 4240
35University of California, MercedMerced20055200 North Lake Road, Merced, 95343-5603 California, United States1 (209) 228 4400
36Pomona CollegeClaremont1887550 North College Avenue, Claremont, 91711-6319 California, United States1 (909) 621 8000
37Biola UniversityLa Mirada190813800 Biola Avenue, La Mirada, 90639-0001 California, United States1 (562) 903 6000
38California State University, Los AngelesLos Angeles19475151 State University Drive, Los Angeles, 90032-8506 California, United States1 (323) 343 3000
39California State University San MarcosSan Marcos1989333 S Twin Oaks Valley Road, San Marcos, 92096-0001 California, United States1 (760) 750 4000
40California State University, Dominguez HillsCarson19601000 East Victoria Street, Carson, 90747-0005 California, United States1 (310) 243 3696
41University of the PacificStockton18513601 Pacific Avenue, Stockton, 95211-0197 California, United States1 (209) 946 2285
42ArtCenter College of DesignPasadena19301700 Lida Street, Pasadena, 91103 California, United States1 (626) 396 2200
43California State University, StanislausTurlock1960One University Circle, Turlock, 95382-0299 California, United States1 (209) 667 3122
44California State University, East BayHayward195725800 Carlos Bee Boulevard, Hayward, 94542-3011 California, United States1 (510) 885 3000
45Naval Postgraduate SchoolMonterey19091 University Circle, Monterey, 93943-5002 California, United States1 (831) 656 2371
46Occidental CollegeLos Angeles18871600 Campus Road, Los Angeles, 90041-3314 California, United States1 (323) 259 2500
47Azusa Pacific UniversityAzusa1899901 East Alosta Avenue, Azusa, 91702-7000 California, United States1 (626) 969 3434
48Pitzer CollegeClaremont19631050 North Mills Avenue, Claremont, 91711-6101 California, United States1 (909) 621 8000
49University of California, Hastings College of the LawSan Francisco1878200 Mcallister Street, San Francisco, 94102-4978 California, United States1 (415) 565 4600
50Academy of Art UniversitySan Francisco192979 New Montgomery, San Francisco, 94105 California, United States1 (800) 544 2787
51Claremont Graduate UniversityClaremont1925150 East Tenth Street, Claremont, 91711-6160 California, United States1 (909) 621 8000
52National UniversityLa Jolla197111255 North Torrey Pines Road, La Jolla, 92037-1011 California, United States1 (800) 628 8648
53California Institute of the ArtsValencia196124700 West Mcbean Parkway, Valencia, 91355-2397 California, United States1 (661) 255 1050
54California State University, Monterey BaySeaside1994100 Campus Center, Seaside, 93955-8001 California, United States1 (831) 582 3000
55Claremont McKenna CollegeClaremont1946500 E 9th Street, Claremont, 91711-6400 California, United States1 (909) 621 8000
56California Lutheran UniversityThousand Oaks195960 West Olsen Road, Thousand Oaks, 91360-2787 California, United States1 (805) 492 2411
57Golden Gate UniversitySan Francisco1901536 Mission Street, San Francisco, 94105-2968 California, United States1 (415) 442 7800
58California College of the ArtsSan Francisco19071111 8th Street, San Francisco, 94107-2247 California, United States1 (800) 447 1278
59University of La VerneLa Verne18911950 Third Street, La Verne, 91750-4401 California, United States1 (909) 593 3511
60Saint Mary's College of CaliforniaMoraga18631928 Saint Marys Road, Moraga, 94556 California, United States1 (925) 631 4000
61Mills CollegeOakland18525000 MacArthur Boulevard, Oakland, 94613 California, United States1 (510) 430 2255
62California Institute of Integral StudiesSan Francisco19681453 Mission Street, San Francisco, 94103-2557 California, United States1 (415) 575 6100
63University of RedlandsRedlands19071200 E. Colton Avenue, Redlands, 92373-0999 California, United States1 (909) 793 2121
64California State University Channel IslandsCamarillo2002One University Drive, Camarillo, 93012 California, United States1 (805) 437 8400
65Dominican University of CaliforniaSan Rafael189050 Acacia Avenue, San Rafael, 94901-2298 California, United States1 (415) 457 4440
66California State University, BakersfieldBakersfield19659001 Stockdale Highway, Bakersfield, 93311-1099 California, United States1 (661) 654 2782
67Point Loma Nazarene UniversitySan Diego19023900 Lomaland Drive, San Diego, 92106-2899 California, United States1 (619) 849 2200
68Otis College of Art and DesignLos Angeles19189045 Lincoln Boulevard, Los Angeles, 90045-3505 California, United States1 (310) 665 6800
69Whittier CollegeWhittier188713406 E Philadelphia Street, Whittier, 90608 California, United States1 (562) 907 4200
70Westmont CollegeSanta Barbara1937955 La Paz Road, Santa Barbara, 93108-1089 California, United States1 (805) 565 6000
71Scripps CollegeClaremont19261030 North Columbia Avenue, Claremont, 91711-3905 California, United States1 (909) 621 8000
72California Baptist UniversityRiverside19508432 Magnolia Avenue, Riverside, 92504-3297 California, United States1 (877) 228 3615
73Alliant International UniversitySan Diego200110455 Pomerado Road, San Diego, 92131 California, United States1 (866) 825 5426
74Western University of Health SciencesPomona1977309 East 2nd Street, Pomona, 91766-1854 California, United States1 (909) 623 6116
75Keck Graduate InstituteClaremont1997535 Watson Drive, Claremont, 91711 California, United States1 (909) 607 7855
76Concordia University IrvineIrvine19761530 Concordia West, Irvine, 92612-3203 California, United States1 (949) 854 8002
77San Francisco Art InstituteSan Francisco1871800 Chestnut Street, San Francisco, 94133-2299 California, United States1 (415) 771 7020
78Southwestern Law SchoolLos Angeles19113050 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, 90010-1106 California, United States1 (213) 738 6700
79Pacific Union CollegeAngwin1882One Angwin Avenue, Angwin, 94508-9707 California, United States1 (707) 965 6313
80Fresno Pacific UniversityFresno19441717 South Chestnut Avenue, Fresno, 93702-4709 California, United States1 (559) 453 2000
81Woodbury UniversityBurbank18847500 North Glenoaks Boulevard, Burbank, 91504-1052 California, United States1 (818) 767 0888
82California State University Maritime AcademyVallejo1929200 Maritime Academy Drive, Vallejo, 94590-8181 California, United States1 (707) 654 1000
83San Francisco Conservatory of MusicSan Francisco191750 Oak Street, San Francisco, 94102-6011 California, United States1 (415) 864 7326
84Southern California Institute of ArchitectureLos Angeles1972960 E. 3rd Street, Los Angeles, 90013-1822 California, United States1 (213) 613 2200
85Soka University of AmericaAliso Viejo20011 University Drive, Aliso Viejo, 92656-8081 California, United States1 (949) 480 4000
86Fielding Graduate UniversitySanta Barbara19742020 De La Vina Street, Santa Barbara, 93105-3538 California, United States1 (800) 340 1099
87Samuel Merritt UniversityOakland19093100 Telegraph Avenue, Oakland, 94609 California, United States1 (800) 607 6377
88West Coast University-Los AngelesNorth Hollywood190912215 Victory Boulevard, North Hollywood, 91606 California, United States1 (818) 299 5500
89American Jewish UniversityLos Angeles194715600 Mulholland Drive, Los Angeles, 90077-1519 California, United States1 (310) 476 9777
90Thomas Aquinas CollegeSanta Paula197110,000 N. Ojai Road, Santa Paula, 93060 California, United States1 (805) 525 4417
91Brandman UniversityIrvine200916355 Laguna Canyon Road, Irvine, 92618 California, United States1 (949) 341 9800
92Menlo CollegeAtherton19271000 El Camino Real, Atherton, 94027-4301 California, United States1 (800) 556 3656
93The Master's UniversitySanta Clarita192721726 Placerita Canyon Road, Santa Clarita, 91321-1200 California, United States1 (661) 259 3540
94California Western School of LawSan Diego1924225 Cedar Street, San Diego, 92101-3046 California, United States1 (619) 239 0391
95La Sierra UniversityRiverside19714500 Riverwalk Parkway, Riverside, 92505-8247 California, United States1 (951) 785 2000
96University of Silicon ValleySan Jose1887191 Baypointe Parkway, San Jose, 95134 California, United States1 (800) 264 7955
97Holy Names UniversityOakland18683500 Mountain Boulevard, Oakland, 94619-1699 California, United States1 (510) 436 1000
98John F. Kennedy UniversityPleasant Hill1964100 Ellinwood Way, Pleasant Hill, 94523-4817 California, United States1 (800) 696 5358
99Thomas Jefferson School of LawSan Diego19691155 Island Avenue, San Diego, 92101 California, United States1 (619) 297 9700
100University of St. Augustine for Health SciencesSan Marcos1973700 Windy Point Drive, San Marcos, 92069 California, United States1 (904) 826 0084
101Vanguard University of Southern CaliforniaCosta Mesa192055 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa, 92626-9601 California, United States1 (714) 556 3610
102Palo Alto UniversityPalo Alto19751791 Arastradero Road, Palo Alto, 94304-1337 California, United States1 (650) 402 2051
103NewSchool of Architecture and DesignSan Diego19801249 F Street, San Diego, 92101 California, United States1 (800) 490 7081
104Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and ScienceLos Angeles19661731 East 120Th Street, Los Angeles, 90059 California, United States1 (323) 563 4800
105Hope International UniversityFullerton19282500 East Nutwood Avenue, Fullerton, 92831-3199 California, United States1 (714) 879 3901
106William Jessup UniversityRocklin19392121 University Avenue, Rocklin, 95765-3707 California, United States1 (916) 577 2200
107The Chicago School of Professional PsychologyLos Angeles1979707 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, 90017 California, United States1 (800) 721 8072
108Mount Saint Mary's UniversityLos Angeles192512001 Chalon Road, Los Angeles, 90049-1599 California, United States1 (310) 954 4000
109Notre Dame de Namur UniversityBelmont18511500 Ralston Avenue, Belmont, 94002-1908 California, United States1 (650) 508 3500
110Pacifica Graduate InstituteCarpinteria1974249 Lambert Road, Carpinteria, 93013 California, United States1 (805) 969 3626
111Life Pacific CollegeSan Dimas19231100 W. Covina Boulevard, San Dimas, 91773-3298 California, United States1 (909) 599 5433
112Saybrook UniversityPasadena197155 West Eureka Street, Pasadena, 91103 California, United States1 (888) 308 0032
113Columbia College HollywoodTarzana195218618 Oxnard Street, Tarzana, 91356-1411 California, United States1 (800) 785 0585
114Pardee RAND Graduate SchoolSanta Monica19701776 Main Street, PO Box 2138, Santa Monica, 90407-2138 California, United States1 (310) 393 0411
115Touro University CaliforniaVallejo19971310 Club Drive, Vallejo, 94592 California, United States1 (707) 638 5276
116American Film Institute ConservatoryLos Angeles19692021 N Western Avenue, Los Angeles, 90027-1625 California, United States1 (323) 856 7600
117Simpson UniversityRedding19212211 College View Drive, Redding, 96003-8606 California, United States1 (530) 224 5600
118Marshall B. Ketchum UniversityFullerton19042575 Yorba Linda Boulevard, Fullerton, 92831-1699 California, United States1 (714) 870 7226
119Marymount California UniversityRancho Palos Verdes193230800 Palos Verdes Drive East, Rancho Palos Verdes, 90275-6299 California, United States1 (310) 377 5501
120Humphreys UniversityStockton18966650 Inglewood Avenue, Stockton, 95207-3896 California, United States1 (209) 478 0800
121San Diego Christian CollegeSantee1970200 Riverview Parkway, Santee, 92071 California, United States1 (619) 201 8700
122University of the WestRosemead19901409 Walnut Grove Avenue, Rosemead, 91770 California, United States1 (626) 571 8811
123Pacific Oaks CollegePasadena194545 Eureka Street, Pasadena, 91103-3565 California, United States1 (877) 314 2380
124Laguna College of Art and DesignLaguna Beach19612222 Laguna Canyon Road, Laguna Beach, 92651-1136 California, United States1 (949) 376 6000
125Sofia UniversityPalo Alto19751069 East Meadow Circle, Palo Alto, 94303 California, United States1 (650) 493 4430
126San Joaquin College of LawClovis1969901 Fifth Street, Clovis, 93612-1312 California, United States1 (559) 323 2100
127Dharma Realm Buddhist UniversityUkiah19764951 Bodhi Way, Ukiah, 95482 California, United States1 (707) 621 7000
128Dominican School of Philosophy & TheologyBerkeley19322301 Vine Street, Berkeley, 94708-1816 California, United States1 (510) 849 2030
129The Wright InstituteBerkeley19692728 Durant Avenue, Berkeley, 94704-1796 California, United States1 (510) 841 9230
130United States UniversitySan Diego19977675 Mission Valley Road, San Diego, 92108 California, United States1 (619) 876 4250
131John Paul the Great Catholic UniversityEscondido2003155 W. Grand Avenue, Escondido, 92025 California, United States1 (858) 653 6740
132The University of West Los AngelesInglewood19669800 S. La Cienega Blvd, 12th FloorI, Inglewood, 90301-4423 California, United States1 (310) 342 5251
133Providence Christian CollegePasadena2002464 East Walnut Street, Pasadena, 91101 California, United States1 (626) 696 4000
134Bethesda UniversityAnaheim1976730 N. Euclid Street, Anaheim, 92801 California, United States1 (714) 517 1945
135Irell and Manella Graduate School of Biological SciencesDuarte19941500 East Duarte Road, Duarte, 91010-3000 California, United States1 (626) 256 4673
136Antioch University Los AngelesCulver City1972400 Corporate Pointe, Culver City, 90230-7615 California, United States1 (310) 578 1080
137Antioch University Santa BarbaraSanta Barbara1977602 Anacapa Street, Santa Barbara, 93101 California, United States1 (805) 962 8179

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