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2023 Best Colleges for Religious Studies in California

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  1. #15 Best Colleges for Religious Studies in America.

    Pomona College

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    4 Year,

    CLAREMONT, CA,

    414 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 414 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 9%,

    Net Price: $30,392,

    SAT Range: 1390-1540,

  2. #23 Best Colleges for Religious Studies in America.

    University of California - Los Angeles

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    4 Year,

    LOS ANGELES, CA,

    5368 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says If you can attend in-person classes, UCLA is a great school! The student dorms are on the expensive side, but well worth the price. There are several dining halls right next to the dorms that each....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 14%,

    Net Price: $16,474,

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  4. #29 Best Colleges for Religious Studies in America.

    University of Southern California

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    4 Year,

    LOS ANGELES, CA,

    3895 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....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 16%,

    Net Price: $39,759,

    SAT Range: 1340-1530,

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  6. #68 Best Colleges for Religious Studies in America.

    Pepperdine University

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    4 Year,

    MALIBU, CA,

    1305 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....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Acceptance Rate: 42%,

    Net Price: $46,550,

    SAT Range: 1200-1410,

  7. #88 Best Colleges for Religious Studies in America.

    Vanguard University of Southern California

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    4 Year,

    COSTA MESA, CA,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says Vanguard University provides students with exceptional support. With every upcoming semester every major meets in some form with their individual advisors allowing there to be opportunities for any....

    Read 901 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Acceptance Rate: 50%,

    Net Price: $21,667,

    SAT Range: 950-1140,

  8. #106 Best Colleges for Religious Studies in America.

    Occidental College

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    4 Year,

    LOS ANGELES, CA,

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

    Featured Review: Sophomore says In my first year at Occidental College I had a very enjoyable experience. I am a varsity swimmer and loved my experience as a D3 athlete. In addition to the community I built around athletics, the....

    Read 487 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Acceptance Rate: 41%,

    Net Price: $41,102,

    SAT Range: 1270-1460,

  9. #115 Best Colleges for Religious Studies in America.

    William Jessup University

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    4 Year,

    ROCKLIN, CA,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says I got my bachelor's in Psychology at WJU in 2020. I really saw the true value of WJU and the excellence of their program after I moved and started my grad program in marriage and family therapy in....

    Read 422 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Acceptance Rate: 65%,

    Net Price: $26,094,

    SAT Range: 950-1210,

  10. #123 Best Colleges for Religious Studies in America.

    Life Pacific University

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    4 Year,

    SAN DIMAS, CA,

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

    Featured Review: Sophomore says I like studying at Life Pacific College (now University) for several reasons. It has a great community of students, faculty and staff who create a friendly and caring environment. It is a relatively...Campus food is not on the restaurant level, sometimes it is a good idea to go out to eat, but over all I like what I eat on campus. There is also a coffee shop on campus that sells very nice coffee.Life Pacific has a small but beautiful campus in a good location. It is the most affordable christian university in CA, and I feel very lucky to study here..

    Read 188 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 93%,

    Net Price: $21,444,

    SAT Range: 930-1090,

  11. #138 Best Colleges for Religious Studies in America.

    Simpson University

    4 Year,

    REDDING, CA,

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

    Featured Review: Freshman says I love the atmosphere, its very welcoming and everyone is so friendly and eager to hep if needed. Its a beautiful and peaceful campus, I love all the activities they have for students to participate....

    Read 421 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 60%,

    Net Price: $23,012,

    SAT Range: 960-1160,

  12. #144 Best Colleges for Religious Studies in America.

    Azusa Pacific University

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    4 Year,

    AZUSA, CA,

    2744 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Graduate Student says Azusa Pacific University (APU) Christ-centered institute that helps students of all ethnic, national, cultural, gender, and religious backgrounds to succeed in their academic goals. In fact, my....

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    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Acceptance Rate: 94%,

    Net Price: $31,367,

    SAT Range: 1030-1260,

  13. #151 Best Colleges for Religious Studies in America.

    University of California - Davis

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    4 Year,

    DAVIS, CA,

    4853 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says I love UC Davis! The teachers are mostly amazing, teach all of their own classes and are very approachable. Although students are highly motivated, no one is out to get you; it’s a very supportive....

    Read 4853 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Acceptance Rate: 46%,

    Net Price: $17,026,

    SAT Range: 1160-1400,

  14. #168 Best Colleges for Religious Studies in America.

    University of California - Santa Barbara

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    4 Year,

    SANTA BARBARA, CA,

    4612 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says A unique thing that UCSB provides, besides an amazing location on the beach with great weather year-round, is a community for people from all walks of life. Whether that's religious, social,....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Acceptance Rate: 37%,

    Net Price: $17,223,

    SAT Range: 1230-1460,

  15. California Baptist University

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    4 Year,

    RIVERSIDE, CA,

    2781 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says California Baptist University is a school of community! This university does its best to involve every student in the community! There are events every month and many giveaway opportunities. They....

    Read 2781 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Acceptance Rate: 80%,

    Net Price: $27,883,

    SAT Range: 990-1210,

  16. Point Loma Nazarene University

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    4 Year,

    SAN DIEGO, CA,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says Truly an amazing school from the start. You have insanely beautiful views, actual professors with their PhD's teaching your classes, not TAs. Very unique academic and social experience too. You can....

    Read 998 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 84%,

    Net Price: $34,644,

    SAT Range: 1100-1290,

  17. San Diego State University

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    4 Year,

    SAN DIEGO, CA,

    5196 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says San Diego State University provides a beautiful and growing campus filled with a diverse community. As an aerospace engineering major at SDSU, I could definitely say that the university does provide....

    Read 5196 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 37%,

    Net Price: $13,192,

    SAT Range: 1090-1300,

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