Private Colleges in California


Scroll down for a list of Private Colleges in California, arranged alphabetically by city.

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ALAMEDA

  • Argosy University



Above: Argosy University in Alameda, California





ALISO VIEJO

  • Soka University of America


ANAHEIM

  • California University of Management and Sciences


ANGWIN

  • Pacific Union College


ATHERTON

  • Menlo College


AZUSA

  • Azusa Pacific University


BELMONT

  • Notre Dame de Namur University


BERKELEY

  • San Francisco Institute of Architecture
  • Starr King School for the Ministry
  • Zaytuna College




BURBANK

  • Woodbury University


CATHEDRAL CITY

  • Mayfield College


CLAREMONT

  • Claremont Colleges


CLOVIS

  • San Joaquin College of Law


COAST GUARD ISLAND

  • Columbia College


COSTA MESA

  • Vanguard University of Southern California


CULVER CITY

  • Antioch University
  • ICDC College




DEEP SPRINGS

  • Deep Springs College


EL CAJON

  • San Diego Christian College


ESCONDIDO

  • California Pacific University


FREMONT

  • Northwestern Polytechnic University


FRESNO

  • Fresno Pacific University


Above: Fresno Pacific University




FULLERTON

  • Hope International University


INDIO

  • California Desert Trial Academy College of Law


INGLEWOOD

  • University of West Los Angeles


IRVINE

  • Brandman University
  • Concordia University


LAGUNA BEACH

  • Laguna College of Art and Design


LA MIRADA

  • Biola University


LA VERNE


LEMOORE

  • Columbia College


LOMA LINDA

  • Loma Linda University


LOS ALAMITOS

  • Columbia College


LOS ANGELES

  • American Jewish University
  • Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science
  • Loyola Marymount University
  • Mount St. Mary's College
  • Occidental College
  • Otis College of Art and Design
  • Southern California Institute of Architecture
  • University of Southern California (USC)


Los Angeles has eight campus-based private colleges in California.






MALIBU


MONTEREY

  • Monterey Institute of International Studies


MORAGA

  • St. Mary's College of California


NEWHALL

  • Master's College


OAK GLEN

  • Imago Dei College


OAKLAND

  • Holy Names University
  • Lincoln University
  • Mills College
  • Patten University
  • Samuel Merritt University



Above: Mills College in Oakland




OCEANSIDE

  • San Luis Rey College


ORANGE

  • Chapman University


PALO ALTO


above: Stanford University



PALOS VERDES

  • Marymount College


PASADENA

  • Art Center College of Design
  • California Institute of Technology
  • Fuller Theological Seminary
  • Pacific Oaks College


PLEASANT HILL

  • John F. Kennedy University


POMONA

  • Western University of Health Sciences


POWAY

  • Berean Bible College


REDDING

  • Simpson University


REDLANDS

  • University of Redlands


RIVERSIDE

  • California Baptist University
  • California Southern Law School
  • La Sierra University


ROCKLIN

  • William Jessup University


ROSEMEAD

  • University of the West


SACRAMENTO

  • Drexell University
  • Epic Bible College


SAN BERNRDINO

  • American Heritage University of Southern California


SAN DIEGO

  • Alliant International University
  • California College San Diego (CCSD)
  • California Miramar University
  • Columbia College
  • Design Institute
  • John Paul the Great Catholic University
  • National University
  • New School of Architecture and Design
  • Point Loma Nazarene University
  • San Diego University for Integrative Studies
  • University of San Diego


With eleven accredited institutions, San Diego has the most private colleges in California of any California city.




Above: University of Sand Diego




SAN DIMAS

  • Life Pacific College


SAN FRANCISCO

  • Academy of Art University
  • Art Institute of California
  • California College of the Arts
  • California Institute of Integral Studies
  • Golden Gate University
  • Hult International Business School
  • Saybrook University
  • University of San Francisco (USF)


Above: part of the USF campus (Lone Mountain College)

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More Private Colleges in California


SAN JOSE

  • International Technology University
  • California University of Management and Technology
  • National Hispanic University
  • Silicon Valley University


SAN LUIS OBISPO

  • Columbia College


SAN RAFAEL

  • Dominican University of California


SANTA ANA

  • Trinity International University Law School
  • William Howard Taft University


SANTA BARBARA

  • Brooks Institute
  • Westmont College


SANTA CLARA

  • Santa Clara University


SANTA PAULA

  • Thomas Aquinas College


SANTA ROSA

  • University of Northern California


ST. HELENA

  • Culinary Institute of America


STOCKTON

  • Humphreys College
  • University of the Pacific


SUNNYVALE

  • California South Bay University
  • Cogswell College
  • Herguan University


THOUSAND OAKS

  • California Lutheran University


UNIVERSAL CITY

  • New York Film Academy


VALENCIA

  • California Institute of the Arts


VALLEJO

  • Touro University


WHITTIER

  • Whittier College


WOODLAND HILLS

  • University of West Los Angeles






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