Best Legal Studies Colleges in California

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We have created a 2019 ranking of the best colleges in California that offer Legal Studies 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 16 Legal Studies 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 Legal Studies Colleges in California for 2019

Rank School Name Location Description   Rating
1 University of California-Berkeley Berkeley, CA
UC Berkeley

University of California-Berkeley offers 2 Legal Studies Degree programs. It's a large public university in a mid sized city. In 2015, 118 students graduated in the study area of Legal Studies with students earning 118 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 140 Reviews
2 University of California-Santa Cruz Santa Cruz, CA

University of California-Santa Cruz offers 2 Legal Studies Degree programs. It's a large public university in a small city. In 2015, 87 students graduated in the study area of Legal Studies with students earning 87 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 20 Reviews
3 University of California-Santa Barbara Santa Barbara, CA

University of California-Santa Barbara offers 1 Legal Studies Degree program. It's a large public university in a mid sized suburb. In 2015, 3 students graduated in the study area of Legal Studies with students earning 3 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 52 Reviews
4 Claremont McKenna College Claremont, CA

Claremont McKenna College offers 2 Legal Studies Degree programs. It's a small private university in a large suburb.

Based on 4 Reviews
5 Chapman University Orange, CA

Chapman University offers 1 Legal Studies Degree program. It's a medium sized private university in a mid sized city. In 2015, 1 students graduated in the study area of Legal Studies with students earning 1 Bachelor's degree.

Based on 24 Reviews
6 University of La Verne La Verne, CA

University of La Verne offers 1 Legal Studies Degree program. It's a medium sized private university in a large suburb. In 2015, 23 students graduated in the study area of Legal Studies with students earning 23 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 4 Reviews
7 Scripps College Claremont, CA

Scripps College offers 2 Legal Studies Degree programs. It's a very small private university in a large suburb. In 2015, 7 students graduated in the study area of Legal Studies with students earning 7 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 12 Reviews
8 Pitzer College Claremont, CA

Pitzer College offers 0 Legal Studies Degree programs. It's a small private university in a large suburb.

9 National University La Jolla, CA

National University offers 2 Legal Studies Degree programs. It's a large private university in a large city.

Based on 24 Reviews
10 Foothill College Los Altos Hills, CA

Foothill College offers 1 Legal Studies Degree program. It's a large public college in a large suburb. In 2015, 1 students graduated in the study area of Legal Studies with students earning 1 Associate's degree.

List of all Legal Studies Colleges in California

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School Logo School Name Average tuition Student Teacher Ratio Enrolled Students
University of California-Berkeley University of California-Berkeley Berkeley, CA
3/5
21 : 1 38,189
University of California-Santa Cruz University of California-Santa Cruz Santa Cruz, CA
3/5
27 : 1 17,868
University of California-Santa Barbara University of California-Santa Barbara Santa Barbara, CA
3/5
24 : 1 23,497
Claremont McKenna College Claremont McKenna College Claremont, CA
5/5
8 : 1 1,349
Chapman University Chapman University Orange, CA
5/5
14 : 1 8,305
University of La Verne University of La Verne La Verne, CA
5/5
21 : 1 8,334
Scripps College Scripps College Claremont, CA
5/5
10 : 1 989
Pitzer College Pitzer College Claremont, CA
5/5
12 : 1 1,067
National University National University La Jolla, CA
3/5
30 : 1 17,488
Foothill College Foothill College Los Altos Hills, CA
1/5
47 : 1 15,448
Brandman University Brandman University Irvine, CA
3/5
27 : 1 8,004
Cuesta College Cuesta College San Luis Obispo, CA
1/5
37 : 1 9,600
Palomar College Palomar College San Marcos, CA
1/5
44 : 1 23,482
Los Angeles City College Los Angeles City College Los Angeles, CA
1/5
53 : 1 18,825
The Santa Barbara and Ventura Colleges of Law at Ventura The Santa Barbara and Ventura Colleges of Law at Ventura Ventura, CA 26 : 1 101
Abraham Lincoln University Abraham Lincoln University Los Angeles, CA

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Additional Legal Studies Degree Facts for California Schools

California Schools offering online Legal Studies degrees

Online Legal Studies degrees are available at a variety of different schools with as many as 19 degrees earned at the most popular school. Read more below about all schools that have offered online Legal Studies 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
Brandman University 0 0 19 0 0
The Santa Barbara and Ventura Colleges of Law at Ventura 0 0 0 8 0
How many California schools offer online Legal Studies degrees?
  • 1 Bachelor's
  • 1 Master's

What Legal Studies degree programs were earned in California?

Degree Level Program Length Colleges Graduates
Associate's 2-year Length 4 Colleges 16 Graduates
Bachelor's 4-year Length 11 Colleges 258 Graduates
Master's 1+ years Length 1 Colleges 8 Graduates
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