Best Biology Colleges in California

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We have created a 2018 ranking of the best colleges in California that offer Biology degrees to help you find a school that fits your needs. Each school's ranking is based on the compilation of our data from reliable government sources, student surveys, college graduate interviews, and editorial review. In addition, you can view our entire list of all 156 Biology schools located within California. We also provide reviews, facts, and questions and answers for schools on our site and offer you access to get valuable information from colleges and universities today.

Best Biology Colleges in California for 2018

Rank School Name Location Description   Rating
1 University of California-Irvine Irvine, CA

University of California-Irvine offers 1 Biology Degree program. It's a large public university in a mid sized city. In 2015, 651 students graduated in the study area of Biology with students earning 651 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 16 Reviews
2 University of California-Berkeley Berkeley, CA
UC Berkeley

University of California-Berkeley offers 4 Biology Degree programs. It's a large public university in a mid sized city. In 2015, 432 students graduated in the study area of Biology with students earning 415 Bachelor's degrees, 16 Doctoral degrees, and 1 Master's degree.

Based on 140 Reviews
3 University of California-Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA

University of California-Los Angeles offers 5 Biology Degree programs. It's a large public university in a large city. In 2015, 384 students graduated in the study area of Biology with students earning 368 Bachelor's degrees, 13 Doctoral degrees, 3 Master's degrees.

Based on 88 Reviews
4 University of California-San Diego La Jolla, CA

University of California-San Diego offers 4 Biology Degree programs. It's a large public university in a large city. In 2015, 377 students graduated in the study area of Biology with students earning 289 Bachelor's degrees, 65 Master's degrees, and 23 Doctoral degrees.

Based on 36 Reviews
5 University of California-Riverside Riverside, CA

University of California-Riverside offers 2 Biology Degree programs. It's a large public university in a large city. In 2015, 428 students graduated in the study area of Biology with students earning 428 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 12 Reviews
6 University of California-Davis Davis, CA

University of California-Davis offers 1 Biology Degree program. It's a large public university in a small suburb. In 2015, 357 students graduated in the study area of Biology with students earning 357 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 92 Reviews
7 Stanford University Stanford, CA

Stanford University offers 4 Biology Degree programs. It's a large private university in a large suburb. In 2015, 136 students graduated in the study area of Biology with students earning 97 Bachelor's degrees, 26 Doctoral degrees, and 13 Master's degrees.

Based on 64 Reviews
8 University of Southern California Los Angeles, CA

University of Southern California offers 4 Biology Degree programs. It's a large private university in a large city. In 2015, 185 students graduated in the study area of Biology with students earning 177 Bachelor's degrees, 5 Doctoral degrees, and 3 Master's degrees.

Based on 52 Reviews
9 San Francisco State University San Francisco, CA

San Francisco State University offers 3 Biology Degree programs. It's a large public university in a large city. In 2015, 412 students graduated in the study area of Biology with students earning 359 Bachelor's degrees, and 53 Master's degrees.

Based on 24 Reviews
10 University of California-Merced Merced, CA

University of California-Merced offers 2 Biology Degree programs. It's a medium sized public university in a outlying rural. In 2015, 213 students graduated in the study area of Biology with students earning 213 Bachelor's degrees.

List of all Biology Colleges in California

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School Logo School Name Average tuition Student Teacher Ratio Enrolled Students
University of California-Irvine University of California-Irvine Irvine, CA
3/5
17 : 1 30,836
University of California-Berkeley University of California-Berkeley Berkeley, CA
3/5
21 : 1 38,189
University of California-Los Angeles University of California-Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA
3/5
12 : 1 41,908
University of California-San Diego University of California-San Diego La Jolla, CA
3/5
15 : 1 32,906
University of California-Riverside University of California-Riverside Riverside, CA
3/5
24 : 1 21,385
University of California-Davis University of California-Davis Davis, CA
3/5
15 : 1 35,186
Stanford University Stanford University Stanford, CA
5/5
6 : 1 16,980
University of Southern California University of Southern California Los Angeles, CA
5/5
16 : 1 43,401
San Francisco State University San Francisco State University San Francisco, CA
2/5
28 : 1 30,256
University of California-Merced University of California-Merced Merced, CA
3/5
21 : 1 6,685
University of California-Santa Barbara University of California-Santa Barbara Santa Barbara, CA
3/5
24 : 1 23,497
San Diego State University San Diego State University San Diego, CA
2/5
31 : 1 34,254
California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo San Luis Obispo, CA
3/5
23 : 1 20,944
California Institute of Technology California Institute of Technology Pasadena, CA
5/5
7 : 1 2,255
California State University-Northridge California State University-Northridge Northridge, CA
2/5
32 : 1 41,548
California State University-Fullerton California State University-Fullerton Fullerton, CA
2/5
30 : 1 38,948
California State Polytechnic University-Pomona California State Polytechnic University-Pomona Pomona, CA
2/5
31 : 1 23,717
California State University-Long Beach California State University-Long Beach Long Beach, CA
2/5
27 : 1 37,446
University of California-Santa Cruz University of California-Santa Cruz Santa Cruz, CA
3/5
27 : 1 17,868
Santa Clara University Santa Clara University Santa Clara, CA
5/5
14 : 1 8,680
University of the Pacific University of the Pacific Stockton, CA
5/5
12 : 1 6,281
University of San Francisco University of San Francisco San Francisco, CA
5/5
15 : 1 10,797
Pomona College Pomona College Claremont, CA
5/5
8 : 1 1,663
Occidental College Occidental College Los Angeles, CA
5/5
11 : 1 2,023
California State University-Sacramento California State University-Sacramento Sacramento, CA
2/5
31 : 1 30,284

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Additional Biology Degree Facts for California Schools

What Biology degree programs were earned in California?

Degree Level Program Length Colleges Graduates
Associate's 2-year Length 80 Colleges 1,651 Graduates
Bachelor's 4-year Length 75 Colleges 7,474 Graduates
Certificates < 1 year Length 7 Colleges 15 Graduates
Doctoral 1-2 year Length 7 Colleges 96 Graduates
Master's 1+ years Length 30 Colleges 413 Graduates
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