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Best History Colleges in California

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We have created a 2019 ranking of the best colleges in California that offer History 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 159 History 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 History 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 5 History Degree programs. It's a large public university in a large city. In 2015, 363 students graduated in the study area of History with students earning 323 Bachelor's degrees, 21 Doctoral degrees, 19 Master's degrees.

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

University of California-Berkeley offers 4 History Degree programs. It's a large public university in a mid sized city. In 2015, 195 students graduated in the study area of History with students earning 152 Bachelor's degrees, 27 Doctoral degrees, and 16 Master's degrees.

Based on 140 Reviews
3 Stanford University Stanford, CA

Stanford University offers 4 History Degree programs. It's a large private university in a large suburb. In 2015, 64 students graduated in the study area of History with students earning 36 Bachelor's degrees, 16 Master's degrees, and 12 Doctoral degrees.

Based on 64 Reviews
4 University of Southern California Los Angeles, CA

University of Southern California offers 4 History Degree programs. It's a large private university in a large city. In 2015, 59 students graduated in the study area of History with students earning 42 Bachelor's degrees, 14 Doctoral degrees, and 3 Master's degrees.

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

University of California-Santa Barbara offers 4 History Degree programs. It's a large public university in a mid sized suburb. In 2015, 144 students graduated in the study area of History with students earning 122 Bachelor's degrees, 14 Doctoral degrees, and 8 Master's degrees.

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

University of California-Davis offers 4 History Degree programs. It's a large public university in a small suburb. In 2015, 153 students graduated in the study area of History with students earning 141 Bachelor's degrees, 7 Doctoral degrees, and 5 Master's degrees.

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

University of California-Santa Cruz offers 4 History Degree programs. It's a large public university in a small city. In 2015, 176 students graduated in the study area of History with students earning 169 Bachelor's degrees, 6 Doctoral degrees, and 1 Master's degree.

Based on 20 Reviews
8 University of California-San Diego La Jolla, CA

University of California-San Diego offers 4 History Degree programs. It's a large public university in a large city. In 2015, 83 students graduated in the study area of History with students earning 67 Bachelor's degrees, 9 Doctoral degrees, and 7 Master's degrees.

Based on 36 Reviews
9 University of California-Riverside Riverside, CA

University of California-Riverside offers 4 History Degree programs. It's a large public university in a large city. In 2015, 153 students graduated in the study area of History with students earning 133 Bachelor's degrees, 12 Doctoral degrees, and 8 Master's degrees.

Based on 12 Reviews
10 University of California-Irvine Irvine, CA

University of California-Irvine offers 4 History Degree programs. It's a large public university in a mid sized city. In 2015, 88 students graduated in the study area of History with students earning 73 Bachelor's degrees, 9 Doctoral degrees, and 6 Master's degrees.

Based on 16 Reviews

List of all History Colleges in California

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  • Associate's
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Program Length
  • Less than 2 years (below associate)
  • At least 2 but less than 4 years
  • Four or more years
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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
Stanford University Stanford University Stanford, CA
5/5
6 : 1 16,980
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
University of California-Santa Cruz University of California-Santa Cruz Santa Cruz, CA
3/5
27 : 1 17,868
University of California-San Diego University of California-San Diego La Jolla, CA
3/5
15 : 1 32,906
University of California-Riverside University of California-Riverside Riverside, CA
3/5
24 : 1 21,385
University of California-Irvine University of California-Irvine Irvine, CA
3/5
17 : 1 30,836
California Institute of Technology California Institute of Technology Pasadena, CA
5/5
7 : 1 2,255
California State University-Fullerton California State University-Fullerton Fullerton, CA
2/5
30 : 1 38,948
California State University-Long Beach California State University-Long Beach Long Beach, CA
2/5
27 : 1 37,446
Pepperdine University Pepperdine University Malibu, CA
5/5
16 : 1 7,632
Santa Clara University Santa Clara University Santa Clara, CA
5/5
14 : 1 8,680
Occidental College Occidental College Los Angeles, CA
5/5
11 : 1 2,023
San Francisco State University San Francisco State University San Francisco, CA
2/5
28 : 1 30,256
California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo San Luis Obispo, CA
3/5
23 : 1 20,944
Pomona College Pomona College Claremont, CA
5/5
8 : 1 1,663
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
Chapman University Chapman University Orange, CA
5/5
14 : 1 8,305
Loyola Marymount University Loyola Marymount University Los Angeles, CA
5/5
13 : 1 9,392
University of San Francisco University of San Francisco San Francisco, CA
5/5
15 : 1 10,797
Claremont McKenna College Claremont McKenna College Claremont, CA
5/5
8 : 1 1,349

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Additional History Degree Facts for California Schools

California Schools offering online History degrees

Online History degrees are available at a variety of different schools with as many as 143 degrees earned at the most popular school. Read more below about all schools that have offered online History 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 0 143 0 0
National University 0 0 19 4 0
San Joaquin Delta College 0 11 0 0 0
Foothill College 0 9 0 0 0
Coastline Community College 0 4 0 0 0
How many California schools offer online History degrees?
  • 3 Associate's
  • 2 Bachelor's
  • 1 Master's

What History degree programs were earned in California?

Degree Level Program Length Colleges Graduates
Associate's 2-year Length 85 Colleges 869 Graduates
Bachelor's 4-year Length 73 Colleges 3,174 Graduates
Certificates < 1 year Length 4 Colleges 18 Graduates
Doctoral 1-2 year Length 11 Colleges 133 Graduates
Master's 1+ years Length 31 Colleges 306 Graduates
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