Public Universities in California

Raghuram Sukumar Study in USA, Universities 10 Comments

  • List Type – Public Colleges and Universities in California.
  • Degree – Bachelors, Masters and Higher
  • Year – 4+ years
  • Data Sorted by Total Student Enrollment (population)
  • Largest School – UCLA
  • Largest International – UCLA
NameCampusStudent populationUndergraduateGraduate
University of California-Los AngelesCity: Large385502668711863
California State University-FullertonCity: Midsize36262307375525
University of California-BerkeleyCity: Midsize358302553010300
California State University-Long BeachCity: Large35557293246233
California State University-NorthridgeCity: Large35198295765622
San Diego State UniversityCity: Large32817268006017
San Jose State UniversityCity: Large31280242737007
University of California-DavisSuburb: Small31247246266621
San Francisco State UniversityCity: Large30469254345035
California State University-SacramentoCity: Large29241248204421
University of California-San DiegoCity: Large28418231435275
University of California-IrvineCity: Midsize27142222264916
University of California-Santa BarbaraSuburb: Midsize22850197963054
California State Polytechnic University-PomonaCity: Midsize22273201362137
California State University-FresnoCity: Large21500183433157
California State University-Los AngelesCity: Large20619160084611
University of California-RiversideCity: Large19384169962388
California Polytechnic State University-San Luis ObispoSuburb: Small19325183021023
California State University-San BernardinoCity: Midsize17852146193233
California State University-ChicoCity: Small16934156141320
University of California-Santa CruzCity: Small16775152591516
California State University-East BayCity: Midsize14749116803069
California State University-Dominguez HillsCity: Small14477111563321
California State University-San MarcosCity: Small976787491018
California State University-StanislausSuburb: Small858670861500
Sonoma State UniversitySuburb: Large854675071039
California State University-BakersfieldCity: Large800365341469
Humboldt State UniversityTown: Remote79547295659
California State University-Monterey BayRural: Fringe46884260428
California State University-Channel IslandsRural: Fringe38623625237
University of California-MercedRural: Fringe34143190224
University of California-San FranciscoCity: Large31193119
Naval Postgraduate SchoolSuburb: Midsize24842484
University of California Hastings College of LawCity: Large13471347
San Diego State University-Imperial Valley CampusTown: Fringe1003769234
California Maritime AcademyCity: Midsize8238230

Stanford University and USC are Private schools and hence not included in the above list.


  1. The UC system costs as much as top tier private universities, but hey it’s worth it. They’re awesome!

  2. I would love to obtain my masters degree in any of these universities. Please guide me on the requirements for admission. Thanks

  3. hi
    my name is behzad sadeghi and i am last semester in civil engineering and i want to apply in LA university for graduate admission and i need to ure help
    would u give me some information?
    what should i do?
    behzad sadeghi

    1. Cheap compared to private schools. There is no in-state fees in private universities.

  4. I want a college scholarship for MA in peace and conflict studies or related field

    1. Yeah your wish is granted….. HSB is distributing scholarships on this forum..

  5. I am from Nepal,teaching at Tribhuvan University.I want to get international higher education.I can not pay tuition fee. So i need scholarship.Please kindly provide me an opportunity of scholarship at your University.

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