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2024 Best Colleges for Public Policy in California

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  1. #5 Best Colleges for Public Policy in America.

    Stanford University

    4 Year,

    STANFORD, CA,

    1279 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says My experience at Stanford University was incredibly enriching and transformative. The academic rigor challenged me to push my boundaries and think critically in diverse fields of study. The vibrant....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 4%,

    Net Price: $14,402,

    SAT Range: 1470-1570,

  2. #11 Best Colleges for Public Policy in America.

    Pomona College

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    4 Year,

    CLAREMONT, CA,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says After three challenging, exciting, and transformational years at Pomona, I feel that I can confidently say that I wouldn't want to have studied anywhere else, and I'm already mourning that I'll have....

    Read 423 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 7%,

    Net Price: $17,000,

    SAT Range: 1470-1570,

  3. #13 Best Colleges for Public Policy in America.

    University of Southern California

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    4 Year,

    LOS ANGELES, CA,

    4035 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says I like the diverse, really friendly community, thoughtful curriculum, experienced teachers, and good campus life. I feel that the community is supportive and that I have many avenues to learn, change...What I would like to see changed is a better work environment for the students and staff, more mediated spaces for discussions on difficult topics, and a better-organized structure for knowing what....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 13%,

    Net Price: $26,021,

    SAT Range: 1410-1540,

  4. #17 Best Colleges for Public Policy in America.

    University of California - Los Angeles

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    4 Year,

    LOS ANGELES, CA,

    5581 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says It was amazing! I came to UCLA as a 3rd year transfer student meaning I had more perks than some of those who came in as freshmen. The housing I did off-campus apartment dorms which was amazing. They....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 11%,

    Net Price: $13,393,

  5. #47 Best Colleges for Public Policy in America.

    University of California - Irvine

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    4 Year,

    IRVINE, CA,

    4266 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says UCI boasts a stunning campus with modern architecture nestled in a beautifully landscaped environment. The layout is convenient, making it easy to navigate between classes, dorms, and recreational....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 29%,

    Net Price: $11,633,

    SAT Range: 1230-1430,

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  7. #80 Best Colleges for Public Policy in America.

    University of California - Davis

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    4 Year,

    DAVIS, CA,

    5497 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says UC Davis, part of the prestigious University of California system, stands out as a renowned institution renowned for its excellence in education, research, and community engagement. Located in Davis,...The university prides itself on fostering a collaborative and inclusive learning environment, where students are encouraged to explore their passions and make meaningful contributions to society. Its....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Acceptance Rate: 49%,

    Net Price: $16,640,

    SAT Range: 1160-1400,

  8. #99 Best Colleges for Public Policy in America.

    Loyola Marymount University

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    4 Year,

    LOS ANGELES, CA,

    1751 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says My experience at Loyola Marymount University this year has been not only different, challenging, and difficult -- but also engaging, exciting, and very eye opening to me. I am from Texas, so a....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 46%,

    Net Price: $40,180,

    SAT Range: 1250-1420,

  9. #103 Best Colleges for Public Policy in America.

    San Diego State University

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    4 Year,

    SAN DIEGO, CA,

    5413 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says I had the unique experience of transferring to San Diego State University during the pandemic. My junior year was fully online so I didn't get to experience campus life or get a feel for the....

    Read 5413 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 38%,

    Net Price: $6,867,

    SAT Range: 1090-1300,

  10. #149 Best Colleges for Public Policy in America.

    California State University - Long Beach

    4 Year,

    LONG BEACH, CA,

    4877 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says I loved my experience at CSULB. I did get wait listed from the dorms during my freshman year, so I would like to see some more housing options for freshmen who aren't local to the area. However, the....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Acceptance Rate: 47%,

    Net Price: $9,171,

    SAT Range: 1020-1240,

  11. #217 Best Colleges for Public Policy in America.

    Cal Poly San Luis Obispo

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    4 Year,

    SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA,

    4008 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says Overall Experience: My time at Cal Poly - San Luis Obispo was amazing. As a student-athlete on the women's soccer team, I had the time of my life. The sense of community, academic support, and...Suggestions for Improvement: While my experience was overwhelmingly positive, I believe more support for student-athletes and enhanced diversity efforts would further enrich the Cal Poly experience...Thank you for allowing me to share my experience!.

    Read 4008 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 33%,

    Net Price: $20,708,

    SAT Range: 1240-1440,

  12. #223 Best Colleges for Public Policy in America.

    University of San Francisco

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    4 Year,

    SAN FRANCISCO, CA,

    2342 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says As a transfer and commuter student, I was nervous I would not be able to form connections and make the most of my two years at USF, but I feel so grateful that was not the case. I loved all of my....

    Read 2342 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 71%,

    Net Price: $39,825,

    SAT Range: 1190-1390,

  13. #257 Best Colleges for Public Policy in America.

    Point Loma Nazarene University

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    4 Year,

    SAN DIEGO, CA,

    1043 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says I look back at my time at PLNU with gratitude and fondness. It is where I gained my education, found my lifetime friends and healed from an autoimmune disease I was battling. I wouldn’t change a thing about my experience. My professors were always so willing to help and they constantly encouraged us in our work and in our faith. They made me believe I could go out in the...I hope that prospective. students can be encouraged by this to take that leap of faith and dive in. Dive into the community at PLNU, dive into your education, and dive into yourself and find what you....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 84%,

    Net Price: $34,851,

    SAT Range: 1170-1350,

  14. University of La Verne

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    4 Year,

    LA VERNE, CA,

    1257 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says As a Alumni, your experience depends entirely on you and your choices. Your major and the activities you are involved in may measure and estimate your experience to be probably be better. Overall....

    Read 1257 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Acceptance Rate: 72%,

    Net Price: $22,538,

    SAT Range: 930-1150,

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