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2024 Best Value Colleges in the San Francisco Bay Area

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  1. #1 Best Value Colleges in San Francisco Bay Area.

    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. #3 Best Value Colleges in San Francisco Bay Area.

    University of California - Berkeley

    Blue checkmark.

    4 Year,

    BERKELEY, CA,

    4471 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says My experience at Berkeley was profoundly positive. Each school possesses its own distinctive personality, and Berkeley stands out for its constant engagement with societal issues. The university....

    Read 4471 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 14%,

    Net Price: $17,652,

    SAT Range: 1310-1530,

  3. #4 Best Value Colleges in San Francisco Bay Area.

    San Jose State University

    Blue checkmark.

    4 Year,

    SAN JOSE, CA,

    4361 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says San Jose State University stands as an academic beacon, fostering an environment of growth, innovation, and community. Throughout my undergraduate journey at SJSU, I found myself immersed in a rich....

    Read 4361 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Acceptance Rate: 84%,

    Net Price: $14,603,

    SAT Range: 1010-1240,

  4. #6 Best Value Colleges in San Francisco Bay Area.

    Dominican University of California

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    4 Year,

    SAN RAFAEL, CA,

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

    Featured Review: Sophomore says Dominican is the most supportive college I have ever had the pleasure of attending. There are endless clubs for all sorts of interests and social justice rights. The students, faculty, and staff are....

    Read 848 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Acceptance Rate: 93%,

    Net Price: $45,001,

    SAT Range: 1070-1260,

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  6. #7 Best Value Colleges in San Francisco Bay Area.

    San Francisco State University

    Blue checkmark.

    4 Year,

    SAN FRANCISCO, CA,

    3711 Niche users give it an average review of 3.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says San Francisco State University is a commuter school that caters to students living in the Bay Area. The university has several green spaces where students can relax and study in the sun. The library....

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    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Acceptance Rate: 93%,

    Net Price: $13,641,

    SAT Range: 930-1130,

  7. #10 Best Value Colleges in San Francisco Bay Area.

    University of San Francisco

    Blue checkmark.

    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,

  8. #11 Best Value Colleges in San Francisco Bay Area.

    Unitek College - Fremont

    Blue checkmark.

    4 Year,

    FREMONT, CA,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says I can only share what I have experienced. Other students may have a difference experience. During my cohort, we have seen professors come and go. Although, we know when we signed up that last minute....

    Read 165 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: C,

    Acceptance Rate: 100%,

    Net Price: $37,823,

  9. Academy of Art University

    Blue checkmark.

    4 Year,

    SAN FRANCISCO, CA,

    2495 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Personally, I'm loving being a student at AAU! I am a full time student taking classes entirely online, which has been a life saver for me. With my remote location and anxiety struggles, there's no way I would have been able to attend any school...I knew I needed an "in between" step from graduating highschool to entering into the industry, and taking classes here has accomplished that 100%--the classes are accessible for complete beginners in....

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    Overall Niche Grade: C+,

    Acceptance Rate: 100%,

    Net Price: $32,593,

  10. Skyline College - San Bruno

    4 Year,

    SAN BRUNO, CA,

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

    Featured Review: Freshman says The counselors are approachable and all willing to help you in your plans, and if you are still unsure what to do- They'll wait and bring up events that may pique interest. The professors are...Student life is admirable- With the exception of the tacos that taste like desolation. But there are events that help de-stress for finals such as karaoke for the students, and joint meetings that....

    Read 500 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 100%,

    Net Price: $4,885,

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