Best Fine Arts Colleges in California

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We have created a 2018 ranking of the best colleges in California that offer Fine Arts 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 48 Fine Arts 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 Fine Arts Colleges in California for 2018

Rank School Name Location Description   Rating
1 Stanford University Stanford, CA

Stanford University offers 3 Fine Arts Degree programs. It's a large private university in a large suburb. In 2015, 9 students graduated in the study area of Fine Arts with students earning 5 Master's degrees, and 4 Bachelor's degrees.

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

University of California-Berkeley offers 3 Fine Arts Degree programs. It's a large public university in a mid sized city. In 2015, 72 students graduated in the study area of Fine Arts with students earning 66 Bachelor's degrees, and 6 Master's degrees.

Based on 140 Reviews
3 California State University-Fullerton Fullerton, CA

California State University-Fullerton offers 3 Fine Arts Degree programs. It's a large public university in a large suburb. In 2015, 247 students graduated in the study area of Fine Arts with students earning 232 Bachelor's degrees, and 15 Master's degrees.

Based on 44 Reviews
4 University of Southern California Los Angeles, CA

University of Southern California offers 3 Fine Arts Degree programs. It's a large private university in a large city. In 2015, 20 students graduated in the study area of Fine Arts with students earning 12 Bachelor's degrees, and 8 Master's degrees.

Based on 52 Reviews
5 California State University-Long Beach Long Beach, CA

California State University-Long Beach offers 3 Fine Arts Degree programs. It's a large public university in a large city. In 2015, 212 students graduated in the study area of Fine Arts with students earning 190 Bachelor's degrees, and 22 Master's degrees.

Based on 40 Reviews
6 University of California-Santa Barbara Santa Barbara, CA

University of California-Santa Barbara offers 3 Fine Arts Degree programs. It's a large public university in a mid sized suburb. In 2015, 50 students graduated in the study area of Fine Arts with students earning 42 Bachelor's degrees, and 8 Master's degrees.

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

University of California-Irvine offers 2 Fine Arts Degree programs. It's a large public university in a mid sized city. In 2015, 48 students graduated in the study area of Fine Arts with students earning 43 Bachelor's degrees, and 5 Master's degrees.

Based on 16 Reviews
8 California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo San Luis Obispo, CA

California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo offers 1 Fine Arts Degree program. It's a large public university in a small suburb. In 2015, 96 students graduated in the study area of Fine Arts with students earning 96 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 68 Reviews
9 San Jose State University San Jose, CA

San Jose State University offers 4 Fine Arts Degree programs. It's a large public university in a large city. In 2015, 147 students graduated in the study area of Fine Arts with students earning 134 Bachelor's degrees, and 13 Master's degrees.

Based on 64 Reviews
10 University of California-San Diego La Jolla, CA

University of California-San Diego offers 2 Fine Arts Degree programs. It's a large public university in a large city. In 2015, 29 students graduated in the study area of Fine Arts with students earning 29 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 36 Reviews

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School Logo School Name Average tuition Student Teacher Ratio Enrolled Students
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 State University-Fullerton California State University-Fullerton Fullerton, CA
2/5
30 : 1 38,948
University of Southern California University of Southern California Los Angeles, CA
5/5
16 : 1 43,401
California State University-Long Beach California State University-Long Beach Long Beach, CA
2/5
27 : 1 37,446
University of California-Santa Barbara University of California-Santa Barbara Santa Barbara, CA
3/5
24 : 1 23,497
University of California-Irvine University of California-Irvine Irvine, CA
3/5
17 : 1 30,836
California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo San Luis Obispo, CA
3/5
23 : 1 20,944
San Jose State University San Jose State University San Jose, CA
2/5
31 : 1 32,773
University of California-San Diego University of California-San Diego La Jolla, CA
3/5
15 : 1 32,906
University of California-Davis University of California-Davis Davis, CA
3/5
15 : 1 35,186
Santa Clara University Santa Clara University Santa Clara, CA
5/5
14 : 1 8,680
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
Claremont McKenna College Claremont McKenna College Claremont, CA
5/5
8 : 1 1,349
University of San Francisco University of San Francisco San Francisco, CA
5/5
15 : 1 10,797
Chapman University Chapman University Orange, CA
5/5
14 : 1 8,305
University of California-Santa Cruz University of California-Santa Cruz Santa Cruz, CA
3/5
27 : 1 17,868
Harvey Mudd College Harvey Mudd College Claremont, CA
5/5
8 : 1 825
Biola University Biola University La Mirada, CA
5/5
19 : 1 6,227
University of Redlands University of Redlands Redlands, CA
5/5
16 : 1 5,215
San Diego State University San Diego State University San Diego, CA
2/5
31 : 1 34,254
University of the Pacific University of the Pacific Stockton, CA
5/5
12 : 1 6,281
Scripps College Scripps College Claremont, CA
5/5
10 : 1 989
University of La Verne University of La Verne La Verne, CA
5/5
21 : 1 8,334

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What Fine Arts degree programs were earned in California?

Degree Level Program Length Colleges Graduates
Bachelor's 4-year Length 38 Colleges 1,210 Graduates
Certificates < 1 year Length 3 Colleges 17 Graduates
Master's 1+ years Length 23 Colleges 266 Graduates
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