Best Geography Colleges in California

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We have created a 2019 ranking of the best colleges in California that offer Geography 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 67 Geography 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 Geography Colleges in California for 2019

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

University of California-Los Angeles offers 4 Geography Degree programs. It's a large public university in a large city. In 2015, 97 students graduated in the study area of Geography with students earning 86 Bachelor's degrees, 8 Doctoral degrees, and 3 Master's degrees.

Based on 88 Reviews
2 University of California-Berkeley Berkeley, CA
UC Berkeley

University of California-Berkeley offers 4 Geography Degree programs. It's a large public university in a mid sized city. In 2015, 45 students graduated in the study area of Geography with students earning 45 Bachelor's degrees.

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

University of Southern California offers 3 Geography Degree programs. It's a large private university in a large city. In 2015, 2 students graduated in the study area of Geography with students earning 2 Doctoral degrees.

Based on 52 Reviews
4 University of California-Santa Barbara Santa Barbara, CA

University of California-Santa Barbara offers 4 Geography Degree programs. It's a large public university in a mid sized suburb. In 2015, 28 students graduated in the study area of Geography with students earning 12 Doctoral degrees, 8 Bachelor's degrees, and 8 Master's degrees.

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

University of California-Davis offers 2 Geography Degree programs. It's a large public university in a small suburb. In 2015, 13 students graduated in the study area of Geography with students earning 9 Doctoral degrees, and 4 Master's degrees.

Based on 92 Reviews
6 San Diego State University San Diego, CA

San Diego State University offers 4 Geography Degree programs. It's a large public university in a large city. In 2015, 52 students graduated in the study area of Geography with students earning 33 Bachelor's degrees, 14 Master's degrees, and 5 Doctoral degrees.

Based on 44 Reviews
7 California State University-Long Beach Long Beach, CA

California State University-Long Beach offers 3 Geography Degree programs. It's a large public university in a large city. In 2015, 79 students graduated in the study area of Geography with students earning 68 Bachelor's degrees, and 11 Master's degrees.

Based on 40 Reviews
8 San Francisco State University San Francisco, CA

San Francisco State University offers 3 Geography Degree programs. It's a large public university in a large city. In 2015, 63 students graduated in the study area of Geography with students earning 53 Bachelor's degrees, and 10 Master's degrees.

Based on 24 Reviews
9 California State University-Fullerton Fullerton, CA

California State University-Fullerton offers 3 Geography Degree programs. It's a large public university in a large suburb. In 2015, 36 students graduated in the study area of Geography with students earning 30 Bachelor's degrees, and 6 Master's degrees.

Based on 44 Reviews
10 California State Polytechnic University-Pomona Pomona, CA

California State Polytechnic University-Pomona offers 2 Geography Degree programs. It's a large public university in a large suburb. In 2015, 18 students graduated in the study area of Geography with students earning 18 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 32 Reviews

List of all Geography Colleges in California

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School Logo School Name Average tuition Student Teacher Ratio Enrolled Students
University of California-Los Angeles University of California-Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA
3/5
12 : 1 41,908
University of California-Berkeley University of California-Berkeley Berkeley, CA
3/5
21 : 1 38,189
University of Southern California University of Southern California Los Angeles, CA
5/5
16 : 1 43,401
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
San Diego State University San Diego State University San Diego, CA
2/5
31 : 1 34,254
California State University-Long Beach California State University-Long Beach Long Beach, CA
2/5
27 : 1 37,446
San Francisco State University San Francisco State University San Francisco, CA
2/5
28 : 1 30,256
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
San Jose State University San Jose State University San Jose, CA
2/5
31 : 1 32,773
California State University-Northridge California State University-Northridge Northridge, CA
2/5
32 : 1 41,548
California State University-Chico California State University-Chico Chico, CA
2/5
26 : 1 17,220
California State University-Fresno California State University-Fresno Fresno, CA
2/5
27 : 1 24,136
California State University-Los Angeles California State University-Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA
2/5
32 : 1 27,680
Sonoma State University Sonoma State University Rohnert Park, CA
2/5
28 : 1 9,408
California State University-Sacramento California State University-Sacramento Sacramento, CA
2/5
31 : 1 30,284
Humboldt State University Humboldt State University Arcata, CA
2/5
24 : 1 8,790
California State University-San Bernardino California State University-San Bernardino San Bernardino, CA
2/5
33 : 1 20,024
California State University-Dominguez Hills California State University-Dominguez Hills Carson, CA
2/5
31 : 1 14,635
California State University-Stanislaus California State University-Stanislaus Turlock, CA
2/5
25 : 1 9,282
California State University-East Bay California State University-East Bay Hayward, CA
2/5
31 : 1 15,528
Foothill College Foothill College Los Altos Hills, CA
1/5
47 : 1 15,448
Orange Coast College Orange Coast College Costa Mesa, CA
1/5
53 : 1 22,140
College of the Canyons College of the Canyons Santa Clarita, CA
1/5
48 : 1 18,437

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Additional Geography Degree Facts for California Schools

California Schools offering online Geography degrees

Online Geography degrees are available with as many as 4 degrees earned at the most popular school. Read more below about all schools that have offered online Geography 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
West Valley College 0 4 0 0 0
How many California schools offer online Geography degrees?
  • 1 Associate's

What Geography degree programs were earned in California?

Degree Level Program Length Colleges Graduates
Associate's 2-year Length 43 Colleges 102 Graduates
Bachelor's 4-year Length 21 Colleges 509 Graduates
Certificates < 1 year Length 4 Colleges 7 Graduates
Doctoral 1-2 year Length 6 Colleges 36 Graduates
Master's 1+ years Length 14 Colleges 76 Graduates
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