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Best Liberal Arts Colleges in San Francisco

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We have created a 2019 ranking of the best colleges in San Francisco that offer Liberal 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 21 Liberal Arts schools located within San Francisco. 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 Liberal Arts Colleges in San Francisco for 2019

Rank School Name Location Description   Rating
1 Diablo Valley College Pleasant Hill, CA

Diablo Valley College offers 2 Liberal Arts Degree programs. It's a very large public college in a large suburb. In 2015, 511 students graduated in the study area of Liberal Arts with students earning 508 Certificates degrees, and 3 Associate's degrees.

2 College of San Mateo San Mateo, CA

College of San Mateo offers 2 Liberal Arts Degree programs. It's a medium sized public college in a large suburb. In 2015, 522 students graduated in the study area of Liberal Arts with students earning 515 Certificates degrees, and 7 Associate's degrees.

3 Los Medanos College Pittsburg, CA

Los Medanos College offers 2 Liberal Arts Degree programs. It's a medium sized public college in a large suburb. In 2015, 443 students graduated in the study area of Liberal Arts with students earning 223 Certificates degrees, and 220 Associate's degrees.

4 Las Positas College Livermore, CA

Las Positas College offers 2 Liberal Arts Degree programs. It's a medium sized public college in a outlying rural. In 2015, 250 students graduated in the study area of Liberal Arts with students earning 237 Associate's degrees, and 13 Certificates degrees.

5 San Francisco State University San Francisco, CA

San Francisco State University offers 2 Liberal Arts Degree programs. It's a large public university in a large city. In 2015, 146 students graduated in the study area of Liberal Arts with students earning 146 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 24 Reviews
6 Saint Mary's College of California Moraga, CA

Saint Mary's College of California offers 3 Liberal Arts Degree programs. It's a medium sized private university in a outlying rural. In 2015, 80 students graduated in the study area of Liberal Arts with students earning 53 Bachelor's degrees, 27 Master's degrees.

Based on 4 Reviews
7 College of Alameda Alameda, CA

College of Alameda offers 2 Liberal Arts Degree programs. It's a medium sized public college in a large suburb. In 2015, 218 students graduated in the study area of Liberal Arts with students earning 218 Certificates degrees.

8 City College of San Francisco San Francisco, CA

City College of San Francisco offers 2 Liberal Arts Degree programs. It's a very large public college in a large city. In 2015, 262 students graduated in the study area of Liberal Arts with students earning 254 Certificates degrees, and 8 Associate's degrees.

9 Cisco College Cisco, TX

Cisco College offers 1 Liberal Arts Degree program. It's a medium sized public college in a outlying rural. In 2015, 195 students graduated in the study area of Liberal Arts with students earning 195 Certificates degrees.

10 Skyline College San Bruno, CA

Skyline College offers 1 Liberal Arts Degree program. It's a medium sized public college in a large suburb. In 2015, 187 students graduated in the study area of Liberal Arts with students earning 187 Associate's degrees.

List of all Liberal Arts Colleges in San Francisco

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School Logo School Name Average tuition Student Teacher Ratio Enrolled Students
Diablo Valley College Diablo Valley College Pleasant Hill, CA
1/5
43 : 1 19,694
College of San Mateo College of San Mateo San Mateo, CA
1/5
44 : 1 8,889
Los Medanos College Los Medanos College Pittsburg, CA
1/5
39 : 1 8,861
Las Positas College Las Positas College Livermore, CA
1/5
44 : 1 8,912
San Francisco State University San Francisco State University San Francisco, CA
2/5
28 : 1 30,256
Saint Mary's College of California Saint Mary's College of California Moraga, CA
5/5
10 : 1 4,030
College of Alameda College of Alameda Alameda, CA
1/5
56 : 1 6,283
City College of San Francisco City College of San Francisco San Francisco, CA
1/5
26 : 1 23,391
Cisco College Cisco College Cisco, TX
2/5
31 : 1 3,608
Skyline College Skyline College San Bruno, CA
1/5
47 : 1 9,681
California State University-East Bay California State University-East Bay Hayward, CA
2/5
31 : 1 15,528
Berkeley City College Berkeley City College Berkeley, CA
1/5
56 : 1 7,164
Contra Costa College Contra Costa College San Pablo, CA
1/5
37 : 1 6,355
Mills College Mills College Oakland, CA
5/5
10 : 1 1,397
Holy Names University Holy Names University Oakland, CA
5/5
14 : 1 1,049
Notre Dame de Namur University Notre Dame de Namur University Belmont, CA
5/5
16 : 1 1,855
Dominican University of California Dominican University of California San Rafael, CA
5/5
11 : 1 1,863
College of Marin College of Marin Kentfield, CA
1/5
30 : 1 5,490
Merritt College Merritt College Oakland, CA
1/5
51 : 1 6,647
Ohlone College Ohlone College Fremont, CA
1/5
41 : 1 10,193
Laney College Laney College Oakland, CA
1/5
50 : 1 11,667

Additional Liberal Arts Degree Facts for San Francisco Schools

What Liberal Arts degree programs were earned in San Francisco?

Degree Level Program Length Colleges Graduates
Associate's 2-year Length 14 Colleges 914 Graduates
Bachelor's 4-year Length 8 Colleges 366 Graduates
Certificates < 1 year Length 10 Colleges 2,183 Graduates
Master's 1+ years Length 1 Colleges 27 Graduates
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