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  1. #3 Best Colleges for Economics 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!.

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 17%,

    Net Price: $19,329,

    SAT Range: 1310-1530,

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  3. #4 Best Colleges for Economics 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,

  4. #5 Best Colleges for Economics 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,

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  6. #7 Best Colleges for Economics 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....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Acceptance Rate: 46%,

    Net Price: $17,026,

    SAT Range: 1160-1400,

  7. #9 Best Colleges for Economics 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,

  8. #10 Best Colleges for Economics 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,

  9. #11 Best Colleges for Economics 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,

  10. #12 Best Colleges for Economics 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,

  11. #13 Best Colleges for Economics 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,

  12. #14 Best Colleges for Economics 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,

  13. #16 Best Colleges for Economics 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,

  14. #17 Best Colleges for Economics 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,

  15. #19 Best Colleges for Economics in California.

    University of California - Santa Cruz

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    4 Year,

    SANTA CRUZ, CA,

    3852 Niche users give it an average review of 3.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says My experience so far the UCSC has been fantastic! The campus is gorgeous, set right in the middle of a gigantic forest and only a short bus ride from the beach, which is perfect if you have a....

    Read 3852 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Acceptance Rate: 51%,

    Net Price: $17,842,

    SAT Range: 1160-1360,

  16. #22 Best Colleges for Economics in California.

    California State University - Long Beach

    4 Year,

    LONG BEACH, CA,

    4613 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says I love this school! There are so much diversity that one can interact with, along with the numerous clubs that is offered by students themselves on campus. Even if it may be a commuter school, as....

    Read 4613 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 42%,

    Net Price: $10,568,

    SAT Range: 1020-1240,

  17. #23 Best Colleges for Economics in California.

    San Diego State University

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    4 Year,

    SAN DIEGO, CA,

    5105 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says I truly enjoyed attending SDSU and would recommend it as a nice university to attend. There are tons of clubs and organizations on campus that are great for meeting people and sharing interests, but...I was a Biology major with the Honors Minor and I believe the quality of the my education was excellent. As a Black woman in STEM, however, I'd love to see more BIPOC faculty and more targeted...Overall, state helped me grow as an individual and equipped me for my career, so I am very glad I spent my undergrad here!.

    Read 5105 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 37%,

    Net Price: $13,192,

    SAT Range: 1090-1300,

  18. 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,

  19. Saint Mary's College of California

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    4 Year,

    MORAGA, CA,

    1061 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says I had an amazing experience at Saint Mary's! The campus is beautiful and extremely quiet, I loved that I was able to experience the hustle and bustle of the Bay Area and then return to our gorgeous....

    Read 1061 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Acceptance Rate: 77%,

    Net Price: $40,401,

    SAT Range: 1070-1240,