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  1. #2 Best Colleges for Biology in California.

    University of Southern California

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    4 Year,

    LOS ANGELES, CA,

    3828 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says For context- current sophomore who started at USC online, majoring in Communications but has taken classes from across disciplines-Academics: overall good but definitely some terrible professors who either have favoritism, are unclear with expectations, or bad w grading. But the majority of professors are really good-Environment: if you're intimidated by rich, judgmental people, this is not the place for you. A lot of the culture is exclusionary towards ppl who work or who don't partake in certain activities...-facilities: very very nice- great gyms, dining halls, dormsOverall: a great school with a lot of resources, so be sure to look into your major specific resources bc they offer so much! Just be warned that it's not the easiest place to go to if you don't fit....

    Read 3828 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 11%,

    Net Price: $39,759,

    SAT Range: 1340-1530,

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  3. #5 Best Colleges for Biology in California.

    Pomona College

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    4 Year,

    CLAREMONT, CA,

    411 Niche users give it an average review of 4.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says Aside from all of the aspects Pomona promotes as the reasons in favor of attending, I have to say that the relationships I forged with faculty, staff, and my fellow majors (Public Policy Analysis)....

    Read 411 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 9%,

    Net Price: $30,392,

    SAT Range: 1390-1540,

  4. #6 Best Colleges for Biology in California.

    University of California - Berkeley

    4 Year,

    BERKELEY, CA,

    4184 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says UC Berkeley has a variety of student experiences academic opportunities. In terms of common/popular majors, seeing from my first year, many students study Computer Science/EECS, Data Science,...However, one of the biggest disadvantages of the Berkeley/Bay Area area is the high cost of living. In addition, UC Berkeley only guarantees dorm housing for first-years, so figuring out arrangements...Overall, the key to success at UC Berkeley is awareness. Be grounded in your goals and taking the initiative to reach them!.

    Read 4184 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 17%,

    Net Price: $19,329,

    SAT Range: 1310-1530,

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  6. #7 Best Colleges for Biology in California.

    Scripps College

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    4 Year,

    CLAREMONT, CA,

    455 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says This is my first on-campus semester, and so far I love it! The student body has a defined sense of creativity and style which is something I never thought to look for in a college. I love the amount...Honestly, the party scene is perfect for me. There isn't something every single night, but Thursdays and Saturdays are traditionally going out days, and sometimes Fridays as well. For being told that...I appreciate the substantial gay community, although it doesn't show in particular affinity groups. My friends that are interested in men seem pretty content, as we naturally interact a lot thru...Not a lot of peer pressure or academic competition among the students, at least for me. Resources like math help & the counseling center aren't bad (!!), but you definetly have to hunt for them. We....

    Read 455 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Acceptance Rate: 35%,

    Net Price: $40,259,

    SAT Range: 1320-1480,

  7. #9 Best Colleges for Biology in California.

    University of California - Davis

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    4 Year,

    DAVIS, CA,

    4770 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says If you're looking for a university with the perfect academic and social balance, then UCD is definitely the right fit for you. As an international student and being so far away from home, I was....

    Read 4770 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Acceptance Rate: 46%,

    Net Price: $17,026,

    SAT Range: 1160-1400,

  8. #10 Best Colleges for Biology in California.

    University of California - San Diego

    4 Year,

    LA JOLLA, CA,

    3690 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says UCSD has given me more experiences than one could have ever expected. I have met some of my closest friends from school! I actually just got back from a roadtrip with my suitemates. The academic....

    Read 3690 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Acceptance Rate: 37%,

    Net Price: $15,222,

    SAT Range: 1270-1480,

  9. #12 Best Colleges for Biology in California.

    Harvey Mudd College

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    4 Year,

    CLAREMONT, CA,

    138 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says Attending Harvey Mudd College was a humbling experience. I was able to explore science, technology, engineering and mathematics with peers who were similarly passionate. There are boundless....

    Read 138 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 14%,

    Net Price: $37,192,

    SAT Range: 1490-1570,

  10. #13 Best Colleges for Biology in California.

    University of California - Irvine

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    4 Year,

    IRVINE, CA,

    4017 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says I'm a student graduated in 2019. After graduating 2 years, I realized how great our university is. To be honest, I miss UC Irvine badly. Our campus is extremely beautiful, safe and clean, and there....

    Read 4017 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 30%,

    Net Price: $13,106,

    SAT Range: 1230-1430,

  11. #14 Best Colleges for Biology in California.

    Santa Clara University

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    4 Year,

    SANTA CLARA, CA,

    1418 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says I am a rising sophomore at Santa Clara University, and my experience thus far has been amazing to say the least. Coming into a four year university as a Latinx first-generation student was....

    Read 1418 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Acceptance Rate: 51%,

    Net Price: $48,284,

    SAT Range: 1270-1450,

  12. #16 Best Colleges for Biology in California.

    Pitzer College

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    4 Year,

    CLAREMONT, CA,

    635 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Niche User says I loved this place! I did a domestic exchange program for a semester. Nice dorms, friendly student body, good food in the dining hall, and cool classes. A lot of fun classes on pop culture and media...Con: HUGE wealth gap here between students. First gen solidarity is strong here though. Such a pretty campus, and amazing Latinx Student Union which I joined while I was there..

    Read 635 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Acceptance Rate: 17%,

    Net Price: $30,095,

    SAT Range: 1300-1450,

  13. #17 Best Colleges for Biology in California.

    Occidental College

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    4 Year,

    LOS ANGELES, CA,

    475 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says Oxy has always fostered passionate and committed academics with a highly focused attention towards global and local impacts, while still maintaining an easy-going and inclusive west-coast attitude. I....

    Read 475 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Acceptance Rate: 41%,

    Net Price: $41,102,

    SAT Range: 1270-1460,

  14. #18 Best Colleges for Biology in California.

    Pepperdine University

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    4 Year,

    MALIBU, CA,

    1282 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says Pepperdine University is incredible. I thoroughly enjoyed my time there - I loved my professors, loved the location, and loved the stunning campus. Everyone there was remarkably friendly, and when I....

    Read 1282 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Acceptance Rate: 42%,

    Net Price: $46,550,

    SAT Range: 1200-1410,

  15. #19 Best Colleges for Biology in California.

    University of the Pacific

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    4 Year,

    STOCKTON, CA,

    1253 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says I really enjoy the campus, I never had a college life experience before and I love how everything is close and convenient but at the same time I can walk everywhere getting my step count every time:)....

    Read 1253 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 71%,

    Net Price: $32,780,

    SAT Range: 1080-1340,

  16. #22 Best Colleges for Biology in California.

    California Polytechnic State University (Cal Poly) - San Luis Obispo

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    4 Year,

    SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA,

    3789 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says I am a second-year Electrical engineering student at Cal Poly SLO and I absolutely love it here. I came here for the outstanding engineering program and that is what I am getting. The teachers in my....

    Read 3789 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Acceptance Rate: 28%,

    Net Price: $20,491,

    SAT Range: 1240-1440,

  17. #23 Best Colleges for Biology in California.

    Point Loma Nazarene University

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    4 Year,

    SAN DIEGO, CA,

    986 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says Point Loma is paradise on earth. The campus is beautiful, the professors genuinely care about you, and the people are welcoming. I thought I wouldn't like attending a school with a small campus, but....

    Read 986 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 84%,

    Net Price: $34,644,

    SAT Range: 1100-1290,

  18. #24 Best Colleges for Biology in California.

    Chapman University

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    4 Year,

    ORANGE, CA,

    2196 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says So far it's good! The departments you reach out to reply quickly and answer your questions; they really do try to provide the best help they can. Professors are friendly and help you with questions....

    Read 2196 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 58%,

    Net Price: $44,327,

    SAT Range: 1170-1350,

  19. #25 Best Colleges for Biology in California.

    Biola University

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    4 Year,

    LA MIRADA, CA,

    2224 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says I am about half-way through my first semester at Biola University. I love it here! I am an art major with a concentration in animation. My professors are care about my development in both art and....

    Read 2224 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 64%,

    Net Price: $34,713,

    SAT Range: 1070-1290,