Best Child Development Colleges in California

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We have created a 2019 ranking of the best colleges in California that offer Child Development 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 13 Child Development 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 Child Development Colleges in California for 2019

Rank School Name Location Description   Rating
1 University of La Verne La Verne, CA

University of La Verne offers 2 Child Development Degree programs. It's a medium sized private university in a large suburb. In 2015, 84 students graduated in the study area of Child Development with students earning 71 Bachelor's degrees, and 13 Master's degrees.

Based on 4 Reviews
2 Fresno Pacific University Fresno, CA

Fresno Pacific University offers 1 Child Development Degree program. It's a small private university in a large city. In 2015, 67 students graduated in the study area of Child Development with students earning 67 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 4 Reviews
3 Whittier College Whittier, CA

Whittier College offers 2 Child Development Degree programs. It's a small private university in a large suburb. In 2015, 23 students graduated in the study area of Child Development with students earning 23 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 12 Reviews
4 Point Loma Nazarene University San Diego, CA

Point Loma Nazarene University offers 2 Child Development Degree programs. It's a small private university in a large city. In 2015, 18 students graduated in the study area of Child Development with students earning 18 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 20 Reviews
5 Mount Saint Mary's University Los Angeles, CA

Mount Saint Mary's University offers 2 Child Development Degree programs. It's a small private university in a large city. In 2015, 9 students graduated in the study area of Child Development with students earning 9 Bachelor's degrees.

6 California State University-Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA

California State University-Los Angeles offers 0 Child Development Degree programs. It's a large public university in a large city.

Based on 36 Reviews
7 Mills College Oakland, CA

Mills College offers 2 Child Development Degree programs. It's a small private university in a large city. In 2015, 7 students graduated in the study area of Child Development with students earning 7 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 12 Reviews
8 Ashford University San Diego, CA

Ashford University offers 2 Child Development Degree programs. It's a large private university in a large city. In 2015, 207 students graduated in the study area of Child Development with students earning 207 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 20 Reviews
9 Pitzer College Claremont, CA

Pitzer College offers 0 Child Development Degree programs. It's a small private university in a large suburb.

10 Holy Names University Oakland, CA

Holy Names University offers 2 Child Development Degree programs. It's a very small private university in a large city.

Based on 4 Reviews

List of all Child Development Colleges in California

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School Logo School Name Average tuition Student Teacher Ratio Enrolled Students
University of La Verne University of La Verne La Verne, CA
5/5
21 : 1 8,334
Fresno Pacific University Fresno Pacific University Fresno, CA
5/5
13 : 1 3,342
Whittier College Whittier College Whittier, CA
5/5
12 : 1 2,187
Point Loma Nazarene University Point Loma Nazarene University San Diego, CA
5/5
18 : 1 3,663
Mount Saint Mary's University Mount Saint Mary's University Los Angeles, CA
5/5
14 : 1 3,431
California State University-Los Angeles California State University-Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA
2/5
32 : 1 27,680
Mills College Mills College Oakland, CA
5/5
10 : 1 1,397
Ashford University Ashford University San Diego, CA
3/5
37 : 1 42,452
Pitzer College Pitzer College Claremont, CA
5/5
12 : 1 1,067
Holy Names University Holy Names University Oakland, CA
5/5
14 : 1 1,049
College of the Redwoods College of the Redwoods Eureka, CA
1/5
39 : 1 5,350
MiraCosta College MiraCosta College Oceanside, CA
1/5
41 : 1 15,062
Mission College Mission College Santa Clara, CA
1/5
43 : 1 8,576

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Additional Child Development Degree Facts for California Schools

California Schools offering online Child Development degrees

Online Child Development degrees are available with as many as 181 degrees earned at the most popular school. Read more below about all schools that have offered online Child Development degrees. If you are interested learning more about getting a degree online, check out our page dedicated to online degree information.

Certificate
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Doctoral
School Name Certificate Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Ashford University 0 0 181 0 0
How many California schools offer online Child Development degrees?
  • 1 Bachelor's

What Child Development degree programs were earned in California?

Degree Level Program Length Colleges Graduates
Associate's 2-year Length 3 Colleges 12 Graduates
Bachelor's 4-year Length 10 Colleges 402 Graduates
Certificates < 1 year Length 4 Colleges 36 Graduates
Master's 1+ years Length 1 Colleges 13 Graduates
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