Best Computer Engineering Colleges in California

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We have created a 2019 ranking of the best colleges in California that offer Computer Engineering 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 27 Computer Engineering 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 Computer Engineering Colleges in California for 2019

Rank School Name Location Description   Rating
1 Santa Clara University Santa Clara, CA

Santa Clara University offers 5 Computer Engineering Degree programs. It's a medium sized private university in a mid sized city. In 2015, 202 students graduated in the study area of Computer Engineering with students earning 162 Master's degrees, 40 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 20 Reviews
2 University of Southern California Los Angeles, CA

University of Southern California offers 3 Computer Engineering Degree programs. It's a large private university in a large city. In 2015, 45 students graduated in the study area of Computer Engineering with students earning 29 Bachelor's degrees, 12 Master's degrees, and 4 Doctoral degrees.

Based on 52 Reviews
3 University of California-Irvine Irvine, CA

University of California-Irvine offers 4 Computer Engineering Degree programs. It's a large public university in a mid sized city. In 2015, 106 students graduated in the study area of Computer Engineering with students earning 55 Bachelor's degrees, 44 Master's degrees, and 7 Doctoral degrees.

Based on 16 Reviews
4 University of California-San Diego La Jolla, CA

University of California-San Diego offers 3 Computer Engineering Degree programs. It's a large public university in a large city. In 2015, 85 students graduated in the study area of Computer Engineering with students earning 64 Bachelor's degrees, 13 Master's degrees, and 8 Doctoral degrees.

Based on 36 Reviews
5 University of California-Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA

University of California-Los Angeles offers 1 Computer Engineering Degree program. It's a large public university in a large city. In 2015, 38 students graduated in the study area of Computer Engineering with students earning 38 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 88 Reviews
6 University of California-Davis Davis, CA

University of California-Davis offers 2 Computer Engineering Degree programs. It's a large public university in a small suburb. In 2015, 87 students graduated in the study area of Computer Engineering with students earning 87 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 92 Reviews
7 University of California-Santa Cruz Santa Cruz, CA

University of California-Santa Cruz offers 4 Computer Engineering Degree programs. It's a large public university in a small city. In 2015, 58 students graduated in the study area of Computer Engineering with students earning 42 Bachelor's degrees, 11 Master's degrees, and 5 Doctoral degrees.

Based on 20 Reviews
8 California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo San Luis Obispo, CA

California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo offers 1 Computer Engineering Degree program. It's a large public university in a small suburb. In 2015, 94 students graduated in the study area of Computer Engineering with students earning 94 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 68 Reviews
9 University of California-Santa Barbara Santa Barbara, CA

University of California-Santa Barbara offers 2 Computer Engineering Degree programs. It's a large public university in a mid sized suburb. In 2015, 40 students graduated in the study area of Computer Engineering with students earning 40 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 52 Reviews
10 San Jose State University San Jose, CA

San Jose State University offers 3 Computer Engineering Degree programs. It's a large public university in a large city. In 2015, 133 students graduated in the study area of Computer Engineering with students earning 82 Master's degrees, and 51 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 64 Reviews

List of all Computer Engineering Colleges in California

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School Logo School Name Average tuition Student Teacher Ratio Enrolled Students
Santa Clara University Santa Clara University Santa Clara, CA
5/5
14 : 1 8,680
University of Southern California University of Southern California Los Angeles, CA
5/5
16 : 1 43,401
University of California-Irvine University of California-Irvine Irvine, CA
3/5
17 : 1 30,836
University of California-San Diego University of California-San Diego La Jolla, CA
3/5
15 : 1 32,906
University of California-Los Angeles University of California-Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA
3/5
12 : 1 41,908
University of California-Davis University of California-Davis Davis, CA
3/5
15 : 1 35,186
University of California-Santa Cruz University of California-Santa Cruz Santa Cruz, CA
3/5
27 : 1 17,868
California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo San Luis Obispo, CA
3/5
23 : 1 20,944
University of California-Santa Barbara University of California-Santa Barbara Santa Barbara, CA
3/5
24 : 1 23,497
San Jose State University San Jose State University San Jose, CA
2/5
31 : 1 32,773
San Diego State University San Diego State University San Diego, CA
2/5
31 : 1 34,254
University of California-Merced University of California-Merced Merced, CA
3/5
21 : 1 6,685
University of California-Riverside University of California-Riverside Riverside, CA
3/5
24 : 1 21,385
California State University-Long Beach California State University-Long Beach Long Beach, CA
2/5
27 : 1 37,446
University of the Pacific University of the Pacific Stockton, CA
5/5
12 : 1 6,281
California State University-Fullerton California State University-Fullerton Fullerton, CA
2/5
30 : 1 38,948
California State University-Chico California State University-Chico Chico, CA
2/5
26 : 1 17,220
San Francisco State University San Francisco State University San Francisco, CA
2/5
28 : 1 30,256
California Baptist University California Baptist University Riverside, CA
5/5
22 : 1 8,541
California State University-Fresno California State University-Fresno Fresno, CA
2/5
27 : 1 24,136
California State University-Sacramento California State University-Sacramento Sacramento, CA
2/5
31 : 1 30,284
California State University-Northridge California State University-Northridge Northridge, CA
2/5
32 : 1 41,548
California State University-San Bernardino California State University-San Bernardino San Bernardino, CA
2/5
33 : 1 20,024
California State University-East Bay California State University-East Bay Hayward, CA
2/5
31 : 1 15,528
California State University-Bakersfield California State University-Bakersfield Bakersfield, CA
2/5
29 : 1 9,228

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Additional Computer Engineering Degree Facts for California Schools

California Schools offering online Computer Engineering degrees

Online Computer Engineering degrees are available with as many as 1 degree earned at the most popular school. Read more below about all schools that have offered online Computer Engineering 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
California State University-Fullerton 0 0 0 1 0
How many California schools offer online Computer Engineering degrees?
  • 1 Master's

What Computer Engineering degree programs were earned in California?

Degree Level Program Length Colleges Graduates
Bachelor's 4-year Length 26 Colleges 873 Graduates
Doctoral 1-2 year Length 7 Colleges 25 Graduates
Master's 1+ years Length 12 Colleges 389 Graduates
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