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2023 Best Colleges in the San Diego Area

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  1. #1 Best Colleges in San Diego Area.

    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....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 37%,

    Net Price: $15,222,

    SAT Range: 1270-1480,

  2. #2 Best Colleges in San Diego Area.

    University of San Diego

    Blue checkmark.

    4 Year,

    SAN DIEGO, CA,

    1902 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says University of San Diego is an amazing school and I am so glad I chose to attend it. Going to college for the first time is a scary experience, but USD made it an easy transition. Because it is a....

    Read 1902 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 59%,

    Net Price: $37,547,

    SAT Range: 1190-1370,

  3. #3 Best Colleges in San Diego Area.

    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....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 84%,

    Net Price: $34,644,

    SAT Range: 1100-1290,

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  5. #4 Best Colleges in San Diego Area.

    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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  7. John Paul the Great Catholic University

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    4 Year,

    ESCONDIDO, CA,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says As someone who is half introverted and half extroverted, I love this school with a passion. It is pretty small, but in my opinion that makes it a plus. Every professor I have had has given feedback....

    Read 72 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: C,

    Acceptance Rate: 77%,

    Net Price: $33,730,

    SAT Range: 1030-1200,

  8. Alliant International University

    4 Year,

    SAN DIEGO, CA,

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

    Featured Review: Graduate Student says I am currently enrolled at Alliant International University at the San Diego Campus. So far, my experience has been very good. The level of teaching is great, my professors are very friendly, they...The campus itself is great, the location close to Downtown SD and to the beach makes it the best place to study. And last, the diversity of students and cultures you meet at Alliant really opens your....

    Read 243 reviews.

    Acceptance Rate: 38%,

    Net Price: $25,481,

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