76 Best Computer Science schools in California, US

Below is the list of best universities in California ranked based on their research performance in Computer Science. A graph of 17M citations received by 217K academic papers made by 76 universities in California was used to calculate publications' ratings, which then were adjusted for release dates and added to final scores.

We don't distinguish between undergraduate and graduate programs nor do we adjust for current majors offered. You can find information about granted degrees on a university page but always double-check with the university website.

For Computer Science

#1 in California
Acceptance Rate
5%
Average SAT
1495
Average ACT
33
Net Price
$20,023

For Computer Science

#2 in California
Acceptance Rate
17%
Average SAT
1420
Average ACT
33
Receiving Aid
63%

For Computer Science

#3 in California
Acceptance Rate
14%
Receiving Aid
73%
Average Aid
$15,461
Enrollment
44,589

For Computer Science

#4 in California
Acceptance Rate
37%
Average SAT
1375
Average ACT
31
Receiving Aid
60%

For Computer Science

#5 in California
Acceptance Rate
16%
Average SAT
1435
Average ACT
32
Net Price
$39,759

For Computer Science

#6 in California
Acceptance Rate
30%
Average SAT
1330
Average ACT
30
Receiving Aid
74%

For Computer Science

#7 in California
Acceptance Rate
18%
Enrollment
3,201
Male:Female
36:64
Founded
1864

For Computer Science

#8 in California
Acceptance Rate
7%
Average SAT
1555
Average ACT
36
Net Price
$26,591

For Computer Science

#9 in California
Acceptance Rate
46%
Average SAT
1280
Average ACT
29
Receiving Aid
74%

For Computer Science

#10 in California
Acceptance Rate
37%
Average SAT
1345
Average ACT
31
Receiving Aid
60%

For Computer Science

#11 in California
Acceptance Rate
65%
Average SAT
1260
Average ACT
29
Receiving Aid
67%

For Computer Science

#12 in California
Acceptance Rate
66%
Average SAT
1180
Average ACT
27
Receiving Aid
91%

For Computer Science

#13 in California
Acceptance Rate
37%
Average SAT
1195
Average ACT
26
Receiving Aid
61%

For Computer Science

#14 in California
Enrollment
2,866
Male:Female
79:21
Founded
1909

For Computer Science

#15 in California
Acceptance Rate
67%
Average SAT
1125
Average ACT
23
Receiving Aid
72%

For Computer Science

#16 in California
Acceptance Rate
85%
Average SAT
1050
Average ACT
22
Receiving Aid
93%

For Computer Science

#17 in California
Acceptance Rate
38%
Average SAT
1315
Average ACT
29
Receiving Aid
64%

For Computer Science

#18 in California
Acceptance Rate
42%
Average SAT
1130
Average ACT
23
Receiving Aid
80%

For Computer Science

#19 in California
Enrollment
1,949
Male:Female
41:59
Founded
1925

For Computer Science

#20 in California
Acceptance Rate
51%
Average SAT
1360
Average ACT
30
Net Price
$48,284

For Computer Science

#21 in California
Enrollment
26
Male:Female
50:50

For Computer Science

#22 in California
Acceptance Rate
84%
Average SAT
1030
Average ACT
20
Receiving Aid
78%

For Computer Science

#23 in California
Acceptance Rate
85%
Average SAT
1080
Average ACT
21
Receiving Aid
79%

For Computer Science

#24 in California
Acceptance Rate
68%
Average SAT
1090
Average ACT
21
Receiving Aid
80%

For Computer Science

#25 in California
Acceptance Rate
66%
Average SAT
1005
Average ACT
19
Receiving Aid
87%

For Computer Science

#26 in California
Acceptance Rate
70%
Average SAT
1235
Average ACT
27
Net Price
$42,801

For Computer Science

#27 in California
Enrollment
4,468
Male:Female
34:66
Founded
1905

For Computer Science

#28 in California
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
90
Male:Female
38:62
Founded
1994

For Computer Science

#29 in California
Acceptance Rate
9%
Net Price
$30,392
Receiving Aid
72%
Average Aid
$44,680

For Computer Science

#30 in California
Acceptance Rate
76%
Average SAT
965
Average ACT
18
Receiving Aid
95%

For Computer Science

#31 in California
Acceptance Rate
78%
Average SAT
995
Average ACT
18
Receiving Aid
89%

For Computer Science

#32 in California
Acceptance Rate
83%
Average SAT
1030
Average ACT
20
Receiving Aid
85%

For Computer Science

#33 in California
Acceptance Rate
90%
Average SAT
995
Average ACT
19
Receiving Aid
88%

For Computer Science

#34 in California
Acceptance Rate
42%
Average SAT
1305
Average ACT
29
Net Price
$46,550

For Computer Science

#35 in California
Acceptance Rate
18%
Average SAT
1530
Average ACT
35
Net Price
$37,192

For Computer Science

#36 in California
Acceptance Rate
58%
Average SAT
1260
Average ACT
28
Net Price
$44,327

For Computer Science

#37 in California
Acceptance Rate
50%
Average SAT
1300
Average ACT
29
Net Price
$48,758

For Computer Science

#38 in California
Acceptance Rate
59%
Net Price
$37,547
Receiving Aid
82%
Average Aid
$33,074

For Computer Science

#39 in California
Acceptance Rate
65%
Average SAT
1130
Average ACT
23
Receiving Aid
78%

For Computer Science

#40 in California
Acceptance Rate
90%
Average SAT
1070
Average ACT
21
Receiving Aid
74%

For Computer Science

#41 in California
Acceptance Rate
71%
Average SAT
1210
Average ACT
26
Net Price
$32,780

For Computer Science

#42 in California
Acceptance Rate
79%
Average SAT
1040
Average ACT
20
Receiving Aid
83%

For Computer Science

#43 in California
Acceptance Rate
38%
Net Price
$25,481
Receiving Aid
33%
Average Aid
$9,411

For Computer Science

#44 in California
Acceptance Rate
100%
Receiving Aid
72%
Average Aid
$4,536
Enrollment
11,417

For Computer Science

#45 in California
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
631
Male:Female
37:63
Founded
1997

For Computer Science

#46 in California
Acceptance Rate
52%
Average SAT
1295
Average ACT
29
Net Price
$16,411

For Computer Science

#47 in California
Acceptance Rate
100%
Net Price
$10,834
Receiving Aid
100%
Average Aid
$14,203

For Computer Science

#48 in California
Acceptance Rate
78%
Receiving Aid
91%
Average Aid
$10,620
Enrollment
11,745

For Computer Science

#49 in California
Acceptance Rate
25%
Net Price
$23,746
Receiving Aid
91%
Average Aid
$8,855

For Computer Science

#50 in California
Acceptance Rate
13%
Average SAT
1415
Average ACT
33
Net Price
$22,004

For Computer Science

#51 in California
Acceptance Rate
73%
Receiving Aid
85%
Average Aid
$9,390
Enrollment
16,253

For Computer Science

#52 in California
Acceptance Rate
81%
Receiving Aid
93%
Average Aid
$10,286
Enrollment
18,687

For Computer Science

#53 in California
Acceptance Rate
86%
Average SAT
1060
Average ACT
20
Receiving Aid
81%

For Computer Science

#54 in California
Enrollment
3,813
Male:Female
38:62
Founded
1977

For Computer Science

#55 in California
Acceptance Rate
89%
Average SAT
1050
Average ACT
20
Receiving Aid
73%

For Computer Science

#56 in California
Acceptance Rate
79%
Receiving Aid
81%
Average Aid
$9,559
Enrollment
7,446

For Computer Science

#57 in California
Acceptance Rate
89%
Receiving Aid
92%
Average Aid
$10,056
Enrollment
11,163

For Computer Science

#58 in California
Acceptance Rate
69%
Average SAT
1140
Average ACT
22
Net Price
$30,240

For Computer Science

#59 in California
Acceptance Rate
94%
Net Price
$31,367
Receiving Aid
95%
Average Aid
$25,444

For Computer Science

#60 in California
Enrollment
785
Male:Female
18:82
Founded
1971

For Computer Science

#61 in California
Acceptance Rate
95%
Net Price
$20,910
Receiving Aid
95%
Average Aid
$4,955

For Computer Science

#62 in California
Enrollment
1,071
Male:Female
21:79
Founded
1974

For Computer Science

#63 in California
Acceptance Rate
35%
Average SAT
1400
Average ACT
31
Net Price
$40,259

For Computer Science

#64 in California
Acceptance Rate
91%
Average SAT
1166
Average ACT
25
Net Price
$27,954

For Computer Science

#65 in California
Acceptance Rate
77%
Average SAT
1162
Average ACT
25
Net Price
$40,401

For Computer Science

#66 in California
Acceptance Rate
41%
Average SAT
1365
Average ACT
31
Net Price
$41,102

For Computer Science

#67 in California
Enrollment
1,163
Male:Female
19:81
Founded
1975

For Computer Science

#68 in California
Acceptance Rate
76%
Average SAT
1055
Average ACT
20
Net Price
$30,061

For Computer Science

#69 in California
Acceptance Rate
85%
Enrollment
924
Male:Female
27:73

For Computer Science

#70 in California
Acceptance Rate
93%
Enrollment
12,471
Male:Female
25:75

For Computer Science

#71 in California
Acceptance Rate
74%
Average SAT
1155
Average ACT
24
Net Price
$29,669

For Computer Science

#72 in California
Acceptance Rate
49%
Net Price
$13,916
Receiving Aid
94%
Average Aid
$4,188

For Computer Science

#73 in California
Acceptance Rate
24%
Receiving Aid
0%
Enrollment
3,131
Male:Female
19:81

For Computer Science

#74 in California
Acceptance Rate
27%
Net Price
$59,367
Receiving Aid
98%
Average Aid
$14,649

For Computer Science

#75 in California
Acceptance Rate
82%
Receiving Aid
67%
Average Aid
$7,318
Enrollment
952

For Computer Science

#76 in California
Enrollment
2,472
Male:Female
52:48
Founded
1901

Closest to California states to learn Computer Science

State
Universities
Unis
Best university country rank
Best uni United States Flag rank
Oregon 13 76
Utah 7 53
Arizona 5 37
Idaho 3 194
Washington 12 6
Colorado 14 48
New Mexico 3 95
Montana 3 218
Nebraska 5 104
South Dakota 4 299
Kansas 9 84
Texas 50 20
Oklahoma 10 126
Minnesota 19 22
Iowa 7 54
Missouri 15 24
Arkansas 8 142
Louisiana 17 109
Wisconsin 19 21
Illinois 37 7
Mississippi 7 138
Indiana 15 27
Michigan 20 9
Tennessee 18 46
Alabama 13 97
Kentucky 13 73
Ohio 35 26
Georgia 27 13
West Virginia 4 120
South Carolina 10 92
North Carolina 22 31
Virginia 25 49
Pennsylvania 62 3
Florida 28 39
District of Columbia 8 102
Maryland 18 15
New York 82 14
New Jersey 18 17
Vermont 4 156
Hawaii 3 165
Connecticut 15 16
Massachusetts 41 1
New Hampshire 7 60
Rhode Island 7 51
Maine 6 230
Puerto Rico 5 403