Best Humanities Colleges in California

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We have created a 2019 ranking of the best colleges in California that offer Humanities 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 218 Humanities 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 Humanities Colleges in California for 2019

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

Stanford University offers 13 Humanities Degree programs. It's a large private university in a large suburb. In 2015, 86 students graduated in the study area of Humanities with students earning 39 Master's degrees, 35 Bachelor's degrees, and 12 Doctoral degrees.

Based on 64 Reviews
2 Pomona College Claremont, CA

Pomona College offers 6 Humanities Degree programs. It's a small private university in a large suburb. In 2015, 39 students graduated in the study area of Humanities with students earning 39 Bachelor's degrees.

3 University of California-Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA

University of California-Los Angeles offers 11 Humanities Degree programs. It's a large public university in a large city. In 2015, 748 students graduated in the study area of Humanities with students earning 639 Bachelor's degrees, 78 Master's degrees, 31 Doctoral degrees.

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

University of California-Berkeley offers 16 Humanities Degree programs. It's a large public university in a mid sized city. In 2015, 883 students graduated in the study area of Humanities with students earning 777 Bachelor's degrees, 93 Master's degrees, and 13 Doctoral degrees.

Based on 140 Reviews
5 Claremont McKenna College Claremont, CA

Claremont McKenna College offers 5 Humanities Degree programs. It's a small private university in a large suburb. In 2015, 23 students graduated in the study area of Humanities with students earning 23 Bachelor's degrees.

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

University of Southern California offers 22 Humanities Degree programs. It's a large private university in a large city. In 2015, 470 students graduated in the study area of Humanities with students earning 273 Bachelor's degrees, 156 Master's degrees, 37 Certificates degrees, and 4 Doctoral degrees.

Based on 52 Reviews
7 Occidental College Los Angeles, CA

Occidental College offers 3 Humanities Degree programs. It's a small private university in a large city. In 2015, 31 students graduated in the study area of Humanities with students earning 31 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 12 Reviews
8 University of California-Santa Barbara Santa Barbara, CA

University of California-Santa Barbara offers 7 Humanities Degree programs. It's a large public university in a mid sized suburb. In 2015, 445 students graduated in the study area of Humanities with students earning 423 Bachelor's degrees, 15 Doctoral degrees, and 7 Master's degrees.

Based on 52 Reviews
9 Pepperdine University Malibu, CA

Pepperdine University offers 5 Humanities Degree programs. It's a medium sized private university in a large suburb. In 2015, 58 students graduated in the study area of Humanities with students earning 47 Master's degrees, and 11 Bachelor's degrees.

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

University of California-San Diego offers 8 Humanities Degree programs. It's a large public university in a large city. In 2015, 177 students graduated in the study area of Humanities with students earning 170 Bachelor's degrees, 6 Doctoral degrees, and 1 Master's degree.

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
Pomona College Pomona College Claremont, CA
5/5
8 : 1 1,663
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
Claremont McKenna College Claremont McKenna College Claremont, CA
5/5
8 : 1 1,349
University of Southern California University of Southern California Los Angeles, CA
5/5
16 : 1 43,401
Occidental College Occidental College Los Angeles, CA
5/5
11 : 1 2,023
University of California-Santa Barbara University of California-Santa Barbara Santa Barbara, CA
3/5
24 : 1 23,497
Pepperdine University Pepperdine University Malibu, CA
5/5
16 : 1 7,632
University of California-San Diego University of California-San Diego La Jolla, CA
3/5
15 : 1 32,906
Scripps College Scripps College Claremont, CA
5/5
10 : 1 989
University of California-Irvine University of California-Irvine Irvine, CA
3/5
17 : 1 30,836
Santa Clara University Santa Clara University Santa Clara, CA
5/5
14 : 1 8,680
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 San Diego University of San Diego San Diego, CA
5/5
15 : 1 8,251
Biola University Biola University La Mirada, CA
5/5
19 : 1 6,227
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
Whittier College Whittier College Whittier, CA
5/5
12 : 1 2,187
University of California-Riverside University of California-Riverside Riverside, CA
3/5
24 : 1 21,385
California Institute of Technology California Institute of Technology Pasadena, CA
5/5
7 : 1 2,255
University of the Pacific University of the Pacific Stockton, CA
5/5
12 : 1 6,281
California State University-Long Beach California State University-Long Beach Long Beach, CA
2/5
27 : 1 37,446

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