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2023 Most Diverse Colleges in California

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  1. #1 Most Diverse Colleges in California.

    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. #3 Most Diverse Colleges in California.

    University of San Francisco

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    4 Year,

    SAN FRANCISCO, CA,

    2283 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says I love the University of San Francisco's campus and the surrounding city! While the campus is smaller than other universities, do not worry because you will undoubtedly be getting your steps in. I....

    Read 2283 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 70%,

    Net Price: $42,801,

    SAT Range: 1140-1330,

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  4. #4 Most Diverse Colleges in California.

    California Institute of the Arts

    4 Year,

    VALENCIA, CA,

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

    Featured Review: Sophomore says As an art school there is no athletics, we don't have sports or even a mascot. There's also no Greek life, but that's preferred. There are a lot of other student events, a pool, and every Thursday....

    Read 276 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Acceptance Rate: 27%,

    Net Price: $59,367,

  5. #6 Most Diverse Colleges in California.

    University of Southern California

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    4 Year,

    LOS ANGELES, CA,

    3913 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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  7. #8 Most Diverse Colleges in California.

    Harvey Mudd College

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    4 Year,

    CLAREMONT, CA,

    143 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 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 143 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 18%,

    Net Price: $37,192,

    SAT Range: 1490-1570,

  8. #9 Most Diverse Colleges in California.

    University of California - Los Angeles

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    4 Year,

    LOS ANGELES, CA,

    5397 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,

  9. #10 Most Diverse Colleges in California.

    Pitzer College

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    4 Year,

    CLAREMONT, CA,

    638 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 638 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Acceptance Rate: 17%,

    Net Price: $30,095,

    SAT Range: 1300-1450,

  10. #12 Most Diverse Colleges in California.

    Pacific Union College

    4 Year,

    ANGWIN, CA,

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

    Featured Review: Niche User says Pacific Union College gives a warm and welcoming environment to those who recently started attending or those that transferred. Although the college did not have what I needed to earn the master's....

    Read 674 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Acceptance Rate: 59%,

    Net Price: $23,163,

    SAT Range: 900-1140,

  11. #15 Most Diverse Colleges in California.

    University of California - Berkeley

    4 Year,

    BERKELEY, CA,

    4291 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,

  12. #17 Most Diverse Colleges in California.

    University of California - San Diego

    4 Year,

    LA JOLLA, CA,

    3804 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 3804 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 37%,

    Net Price: $15,222,

    SAT Range: 1270-1480,

  13. #18 Most Diverse Colleges in California.

    University of California - Davis

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    4 Year,

    DAVIS, CA,

    4878 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 4878 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Acceptance Rate: 46%,

    Net Price: $17,026,

    SAT Range: 1160-1400,

  14. #19 Most Diverse Colleges in California.

    Occidental College

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    4 Year,

    LOS ANGELES, CA,

    488 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 488 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Acceptance Rate: 41%,

    Net Price: $41,102,

    SAT Range: 1270-1460,

  15. #20 Most Diverse Colleges in California.

    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,

  16. #21 Most Diverse Colleges in California.

    San Diego State University

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    4 Year,

    SAN DIEGO, CA,

    5223 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 5223 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 37%,

    Net Price: $13,192,

    SAT Range: 1090-1300,

  17. #25 Most Diverse Colleges in California.

    University of California - Santa Barbara

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    4 Year,

    SANTA BARBARA, CA,

    4624 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,....

    Read 4624 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Acceptance Rate: 37%,

    Net Price: $17,223,

    SAT Range: 1230-1460,

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