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2024 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,

    3954 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says Although I have not been a member of the UC San Diego community for long, I have definitely enjoyed it so far. As a commuter, I worried I wouldn’t be able to participate much in campus activities but....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 34%,

    Net Price: $15,632,

  2. #3 Best Colleges in San Diego Area.

    University of San Diego

    Blue checkmark.

    4 Year,

    SAN DIEGO, CA,

    1952 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says My time at University of San Diego has been amazing, though it has been short. I have only been at USD for one semester, yet it has been the best four months of my life. There is so much to love...While I believe USD is perfect for me, there is always room for improvement. USD inspires excellence, but I believe students and faculty would both benefit from updated common areas and recreational....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Acceptance Rate: 53%,

    Net Price: $34,155,

    SAT Range: 1190-1370,

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  4. #4 Best Colleges in San Diego Area.

    San Diego State University

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    4 Year,

    SAN DIEGO, CA,

    5389 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says Being a freshman at SDSU, I have really enjoyed it! All the class I have taken, have been beneficial for my career and learning. I am also in the Weber Honors College, which is extremely beneficial....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 38%,

    Net Price: $6,867,

    SAT Range: 1090-1300,

  5. #5 Best Colleges in San Diego Area.

    Point Loma Nazarene University

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    4 Year,

    SAN DIEGO, CA,

    1040 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says I love everything about the University other than the dining experience. The academics, professors, campus, culture, vibe, support and culture are exactly as advertised and I've been able to actively....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 84%,

    Net Price: $34,851,

    SAT Range: 1170-1350,

  6. #6 Best Colleges in San Diego Area.

    California State University - San Marcos

    Blue checkmark.

    4 Year,

    SAN MARCOS, CA,

    1871 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says I've really enjoyed my time at Cal State San Marcos. I am a Biology major and I've taken several STEM-related courses on campus. While taking these courses, I have had the pleasure of encountering....

    Read 1871 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Acceptance Rate: 93%,

    Net Price: $14,296,

    SAT Range: 950-1130,

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  8. Alliant International University

    4 Year,

    SAN DIEGO, CA,

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

    Featured Review: Graduate Student says The graduate student experience at Alliant International University is highly regarded for its diversity of programs, expert faculty, and practical learning opportunities. With small class sizes,....

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    Acceptance Rate: 100%,

    Net Price: $25,481,

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