Best General Computer Science Colleges in California

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We have created a 2018 ranking of the best colleges in California that offer General Computer Science 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 181 General Computer Science 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 General Computer Science Colleges in California for 2018

Rank School Name Location Description   Rating
1 University of Southern California Los Angeles, CA

University of Southern California offers 5 General Computer Science Degree programs. It's a large private university in a large city. In 2015, 733 students graduated in the study area of General Computer Science with students earning 587 Master's degrees, 112 Bachelor's degrees, and 34 Doctoral degrees.

Based on 52 Reviews
2 Stanford University Stanford, CA

Stanford University offers 4 General Computer Science Degree programs. It's a large private university in a large suburb. In 2015, 435 students graduated in the study area of General Computer Science with students earning 217 Bachelor's degrees, 187 Master's degrees, and 31 Doctoral degrees.

Based on 64 Reviews
3 University of California-Berkeley Berkeley, CA
UC Berkeley

University of California-Berkeley offers 4 General Computer Science Degree programs. It's a large public university in a mid sized city. In 2015, 361 students graduated in the study area of General Computer Science with students earning 329 Bachelor's degrees, 18 Doctoral degrees, and 14 Master's degrees.

Based on 140 Reviews
4 California Institute of Technology Pasadena, CA

California Institute of Technology offers 3 General Computer Science Degree programs. It's a small private university in a mid sized city. In 2015, 50 students graduated in the study area of General Computer Science with students earning 48 Bachelor's degrees, 2 Master's degrees.

Based on 4 Reviews
5 University of California-Irvine Irvine, CA

University of California-Irvine offers 9 General Computer Science Degree programs. It's a large public university in a mid sized city. In 2015, 355 students graduated in the study area of General Computer Science with students earning 243 Bachelor's degrees, 83 Master's degrees, and 29 Doctoral degrees.

Based on 16 Reviews
6 University of California-Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA

University of California-Los Angeles offers 3 General Computer Science Degree programs. It's a large public university in a large city. In 2015, 291 students graduated in the study area of General Computer Science with students earning 141 Bachelor's degrees, 115 Master's degrees, and 35 Doctoral degrees.

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

University of California-San Diego offers 4 General Computer Science Degree programs. It's a large public university in a large city. In 2015, 422 students graduated in the study area of General Computer Science with students earning 310 Bachelor's degrees, 92 Master's degrees, and 20 Doctoral degrees.

Based on 36 Reviews
8 Pepperdine University Malibu, CA

Pepperdine University offers 1 General Computer Science Degree program. It's a medium sized private university in a large suburb.

Based on 8 Reviews
9 University of California-Santa Barbara Santa Barbara, CA

University of California-Santa Barbara offers 4 General Computer Science Degree programs. It's a large public university in a mid sized suburb. In 2015, 175 students graduated in the study area of General Computer Science with students earning 127 Bachelor's degrees, 30 Master's degrees, and 18 Doctoral degrees.

Based on 52 Reviews
10 University of California-Davis Davis, CA

University of California-Davis offers 4 General Computer Science Degree programs. It's a large public university in a small suburb. In 2015, 224 students graduated in the study area of General Computer Science with students earning 165 Bachelor's degrees, 32 Master's degrees, and 27 Doctoral degrees.

Based on 92 Reviews

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School Logo School Name Average tuition Student Teacher Ratio Enrolled Students
University of Southern California University of Southern California Los Angeles, CA
5/5
16 : 1 43,401
Stanford University Stanford University Stanford, CA
5/5
6 : 1 16,980
University of California-Berkeley University of California-Berkeley Berkeley, CA
3/5
21 : 1 38,189
California Institute of Technology California Institute of Technology Pasadena, CA
5/5
7 : 1 2,255
University of California-Irvine University of California-Irvine Irvine, CA
3/5
17 : 1 30,836
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
Pepperdine University Pepperdine University Malibu, CA
5/5
16 : 1 7,632
University of California-Santa Barbara University of California-Santa Barbara Santa Barbara, CA
3/5
24 : 1 23,497
University of California-Davis University of California-Davis Davis, CA
3/5
15 : 1 35,186
Harvey Mudd College Harvey Mudd College Claremont, CA
5/5
8 : 1 825
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
Loyola Marymount University Loyola Marymount University Los Angeles, CA
5/5
13 : 1 9,392
University of California-Santa Cruz University of California-Santa Cruz Santa Cruz, CA
3/5
27 : 1 17,868
Claremont McKenna College Claremont McKenna College Claremont, CA
5/5
8 : 1 1,349
Occidental College Occidental College Los Angeles, CA
5/5
11 : 1 2,023
Chapman University Chapman University Orange, CA
5/5
14 : 1 8,305
University of San Diego University of San Diego San Diego, CA
5/5
15 : 1 8,251
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
University of the Pacific University of the Pacific Stockton, CA
5/5
12 : 1 6,281
California State University-Los Angeles California State University-Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA
2/5
32 : 1 27,680
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

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