California Top Colleges

Listed below is a list of both public and private colleges and universities for the state of California.

Two of the most popular large public universities are the University of Southern California (A.K.A. USC), located in # Los Angeles, CA (90089) and the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA).

San Diego State University, in San Diego is a slightly smaller public university in California.  A very popular private university would of course be Stanford University in Stanford (Palo Alto), California 94305.

A handful of smaller private California Colleges & Universities are: California Institute of Technology (CalTech) in Pasadena, Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, Pepperdine University in Malibu and Scripps College in Claremont California.