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2023 Best Colleges with Computational and Applied Mathematics Degrees in California

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  1. #3 Best Colleges in California.

    Harvey Mudd College

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    4 Year,

    CLAREMONT, CA,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says My relationship with Harvey Mudd is quite messy and convoluted. No single experience will suffice to describe in its entirety; however, hopefully there is something helpful to you in my description!...One thing I will say, Harvey Mudd is very difficult. I assume you already know this if you are looking into it, but I want to stress that you will most definitely be challenged. There are many...That being said, there is a wonderful support system at Mudd. Being in graduate school now, I really miss the accessibility to professors and student tutors. Mudd does a really amazing job of....

    Read 141 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 18%,

    Net Price: $37,192,

    SAT Range: 1490-1570,

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  3. #5 Best Colleges in California.

    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....

    Read 5368 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 14%,

    Net Price: $16,474,

  4. #6 Best Colleges in California.

    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,

  5. #8 Best Colleges in California.

    University of California - Berkeley

    4 Year,

    BERKELEY, CA,

    4272 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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  7. #9 Best Colleges in California.

    University of California - Irvine

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    4 Year,

    IRVINE, CA,

    4107 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says My college experience as a first year at the University of California Irvine was an overall great novel experience especially because I'm not very familiar with Irvine and it was a culture shock to....

    Read 4107 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 30%,

    Net Price: $13,106,

    SAT Range: 1230-1430,

  8. #10 Best Colleges in California.

    University of California - San Diego

    4 Year,

    LA JOLLA, CA,

    3794 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says Overall, my experience at UCSD was very positive. The academics can be intense at times, however I never felt helpless in my courses. There are many opportunities to seek guidance, but it is up to....

    Read 3794 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 37%,

    Net Price: $15,222,

    SAT Range: 1270-1480,

  9. #11 Best Colleges in California.

    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,

  10. #12 Best Colleges in California.

    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,

  11. #13 Best Colleges in California.

    Pitzer College

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    4 Year,

    CLAREMONT, CA,

    637 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 637 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Acceptance Rate: 17%,

    Net Price: $30,095,

    SAT Range: 1300-1450,

  12. #14 Best Colleges in California.

    Scripps College

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    4 Year,

    CLAREMONT, CA,

    459 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 459 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Acceptance Rate: 35%,

    Net Price: $40,259,

    SAT Range: 1320-1480,

  13. #15 Best Colleges in California.

    Santa Clara University

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    4 Year,

    SANTA CLARA, CA,

    1431 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 1431 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Acceptance Rate: 51%,

    Net Price: $48,284,

    SAT Range: 1270-1450,

  14. #16 Best Colleges in California.

    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....

    Read 1305 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Acceptance Rate: 42%,

    Net Price: $46,550,

    SAT Range: 1200-1410,

  15. #23 Best Colleges in California.

    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,

  16. #30 Best Colleges in California.

    University of the Pacific

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    4 Year,

    STOCKTON, CA,

    1285 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says I really enjoy my university! The student to professor ratio is small which is perfect for getting to know your professors one-on-one and asking for help. There are also many resources available on....

    Read 1285 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Acceptance Rate: 71%,

    Net Price: $32,780,

    SAT Range: 1080-1340,

  17. #33 Best Colleges in California.

    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,

  18. #39 Best Colleges in California.

    Saint Mary's College of California

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    4 Year,

    MORAGA, CA,

    1075 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says Saint Mary’s has a unique energy unlike any other campus. The students are positive, inclusive, connected and yet very serious about their studies. There is a lot of fun on campus. There is not much drinking since you have to be over 21 and really there is more for us to do. Greek life is non existent. But that just means we create our fun by...I cannot thank Saint Mary’s enough, I love it! They check all the boxes of a fantastic school and a home away from home..

    Read 1075 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Acceptance Rate: 77%,

    Net Price: $40,401,

    SAT Range: 1070-1240,

  19. #43 Best Colleges in California.

    University of California - Merced

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    4 Year,

    MERCED, CA,

    2159 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says I love the environment that the University of California, Merced, creates. It's such a vibrant and lively experience. Along with its knit tight community, there are plenty of things you are able to...Other than that, Merced, as I said before, is a lively school. Everybody is friendly and nice, including the professors!.

    Read 2159 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Acceptance Rate: 85%,

    Net Price: $13,578,

    SAT Range: 960-1140,

  20. San Francisco State University

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    4 Year,

    SAN FRANCISCO, CA,

    3616 Niche users give it an average review of 3.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says Something that I looked for when looking for colleges is diversity which sfsu offers greatly. Every culture, belief, gender, etc. is welcome with open arms! Not to mention the great academics and....

    Read 3616 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 84%,

    Net Price: $14,757,

    SAT Range: 930-1130,

  21. Woodbury University

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    4 Year,

    BURBANK, CA,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says Woodbury is a very nice school to attend. The campus is small and homey but is far removed from the rest of the community. Luckily, the freeway is across the street which allows access to the rest....

    Read 452 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 70%,

    Net Price: $32,591,

    SAT Range: 940-1220,

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