58 Best Cyber Security schools in California, US

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EduRank

Below is a list of best universities in California ranked based on their research performance in Cyber Security. A graph of 106M citations received by 2.57M academic papers made by 58 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.

1. University of California - Berkeley

For Cyber Security

Acceptance Rate
14%
Receiving Aid
61%
Average Aid
$21,406
Enrollment
45,036

2. Stanford University

For Cyber Security

Acceptance Rate
4%
Average SAT
1520
Average ACT
35
Net Price
$14,402

3. University of Southern California

For Cyber Security

Acceptance Rate
13%
Average SAT
1475
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$26,021

4. University of California - Los Angeles

For Cyber Security

Acceptance Rate
11%
Receiving Aid
56%
Average Aid
$17,592
Enrollment
46,116

5. University of California-San Diego

For Cyber Security

Acceptance Rate
34%
Receiving Aid
54%
Average Aid
$18,083
Enrollment
41,885

6. University of California - Santa Barbara

For Cyber Security

Acceptance Rate
29%
Receiving Aid
58%
Average Aid
$18,107
Enrollment
26,124

7. University of California - Davis

For Cyber Security

Acceptance Rate
49%
Receiving Aid
65%
Average Aid
$17,628
Enrollment
40,050

8. University of California - Irvine

For Cyber Security

Acceptance Rate
29%
Receiving Aid
79%
Average Aid
$16,868
Enrollment
36,505

9. California Institute of Technology

For Cyber Security

Acceptance Rate
4%
Net Price
$30,162
Receiving Aid
67%
Average Aid
$47,556

10. University of California - Santa Cruz

For Cyber Security

Acceptance Rate
59%
Receiving Aid
63%
Average Aid
$19,199
Enrollment
19,841

11. University of California - Riverside

For Cyber Security

Acceptance Rate
65%
Receiving Aid
82%
Average Aid
$18,676
Enrollment
26,847

12. University of California - San Francisco

For Cyber Security

Acceptance Rate
18%
Enrollment
3,165
Male:Female
35:65
Founded
1864

13. San Jose State University

For Cyber Security

Acceptance Rate
84%
Receiving Aid
69%
Average Aid
$9,184
Enrollment
37,133

14. Naval Postgraduate School

For Cyber Security

Acceptance Rate
23%
Enrollment
2,787
Male:Female
79:21
Founded
1909

15. Santa Clara University

For Cyber Security

Acceptance Rate
54%
Average SAT
1410
Average ACT
32
Net Price
$48,469

16. San Diego State University

For Cyber Security

Acceptance Rate
38%
Receiving Aid
58%
Average Aid
$9,026
Enrollment
36,484

17. California State University - Fullerton

For Cyber Security

Acceptance Rate
59%
Receiving Aid
79%
Average Aid
$9,215
Enrollment
40,738

18. California State University - Los Angeles

For Cyber Security

Acceptance Rate
91%
Receiving Aid
92%
Average Aid
$10,909
Enrollment
27,513

19. Palo Alto University

For Cyber Security

Acceptance Rate
12%
Enrollment
1,149
Male:Female
17:83
Founded
1975

20. San Francisco State University

For Cyber Security

Acceptance Rate
93%
Receiving Aid
77%
Average Aid
$9,586
Enrollment
26,899

21. California State University - Long Beach

For Cyber Security

Acceptance Rate
47%
Receiving Aid
80%
Average Aid
$9,433
Enrollment
40,190

22. Loyola Marymount University

For Cyber Security

Acceptance Rate
46%
Average SAT
1335
Average ACT
30
Net Price
$40,180

23. California Polytechnic State University - San Luis Obispo

For Cyber Security

Acceptance Rate
33%
Receiving Aid
65%
Average Aid
$5,988
Enrollment
22,231

24. California State University - Northridge

For Cyber Security

Acceptance Rate
88%
Receiving Aid
85%
Average Aid
$10,882
Enrollment
40,108

25. California State Polytechnic University - Pomona

For Cyber Security

Acceptance Rate
61%
Receiving Aid
80%
Average Aid
$9,025
Enrollment
29,456

26. University of California - Merced

For Cyber Security

Acceptance Rate
87%
Receiving Aid
93%
Average Aid
$21,623
Enrollment
9,093

27. Claremont Graduate University

For Cyber Security

Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
1,953
Male:Female
40:60
Founded
1925

28. Chapman University

For Cyber Security

Acceptance Rate
60%
Average SAT
1310
Average ACT
29
Net Price
$40,451

29. University of San Francisco

For Cyber Security

Acceptance Rate
71%
Average SAT
1290
Average ACT
29
Net Price
$39,825

30. John F. Kennedy University

For Cyber Security

Acceptance Rate
100%
Founded
1964

31. California State University - Fresno

For Cyber Security

Acceptance Rate
97%
Receiving Aid
85%
Average Aid
$10,314
Enrollment
25,047

32. California State University - Sacramento

For Cyber Security

Acceptance Rate
94%
Receiving Aid
83%
Average Aid
$9,769
Enrollment
32,498

33. University of San Diego

For Cyber Security

Acceptance Rate
53%
Net Price
$34,155
Receiving Aid
84%
Average Aid
$34,413

34. California State University - San Bernardino

For Cyber Security

Acceptance Rate
91%
Receiving Aid
89%
Average Aid
$10,157
Enrollment
19,514

35. California State University - Bakersfield

For Cyber Security

Acceptance Rate
85%
Receiving Aid
90%
Average Aid
$10,725
Enrollment
10,972

36. California State University - San Marcos

For Cyber Security

Acceptance Rate
93%
Receiving Aid
77%
Average Aid
$9,298
Enrollment
16,255

37. University of the Pacific

For Cyber Security

Acceptance Rate
79%
Average SAT
1250
Average ACT
28
Net Price
$21,311

38. California State University - Chico

For Cyber Security

Acceptance Rate
85%
Receiving Aid
71%
Average Aid
$8,691
Enrollment
15,702

39. Harvey Mudd College

For Cyber Security

Acceptance Rate
10%
Average SAT
1520
Average ACT
35
Net Price
$33,838

40. Loma Linda University

For Cyber Security

Enrollment
4,390
Male:Female
33:67
Founded
1905

41. Humboldt State University

For Cyber Security

Acceptance Rate
91%
Receiving Aid
81%
Average Aid
$9,716
Enrollment
5,908

42. Pepperdine University

For Cyber Security

Acceptance Rate
53%
Average SAT
1350
Average ACT
28
Net Price
$40,945

43. Golden Gate University - San Francisco

For Cyber Security

Acceptance Rate
83%
Enrollment
2,425
Male:Female
55:45
Founded
1901

44. Pomona College

For Cyber Security

Acceptance Rate
7%
Average SAT
1520
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$17,000

45. Claremont McKenna College

For Cyber Security

Acceptance Rate
11%
Average SAT
1475
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$21,663

46. California State University - East Bay

For Cyber Security

Acceptance Rate
82%
Receiving Aid
92%
Average Aid
$8,540
Enrollment
15,189

47. California State University Maritime Academy

For Cyber Security

Acceptance Rate
82%
Receiving Aid
74%
Average Aid
$7,663
Enrollment
925

48. California State University - Dominguez Hills

For Cyber Security

Acceptance Rate
90%
Receiving Aid
90%
Average Aid
$10,180
Enrollment
17,837

49. Alliant International University - San Diego

For Cyber Security

Acceptance Rate
100%
Net Price
$25,481
Receiving Aid
33%
Average Aid
$9,411

50. Azusa Pacific University

For Cyber Security

Acceptance Rate
94%
Average SAT
1116
Average ACT
22
Net Price
$27,112

51. Occidental College

For Cyber Security

Acceptance Rate
38%
Average SAT
1415
Average ACT
32
Net Price
$43,047

52. Sonoma State University

For Cyber Security

Acceptance Rate
94%
Receiving Aid
73%
Average Aid
$8,547
Enrollment
7,371

53. Western University of Health Sciences

For Cyber Security

Acceptance Rate
8%
Enrollment
3,788
Male:Female
36:64
Founded
1977

54. University of the West

For Cyber Security

Acceptance Rate
100%
Net Price
$13,225
Receiving Aid
67%
Average Aid
$5,975

55. Saint Mary's College of California

For Cyber Security

Acceptance Rate
70%
Net Price
$25,022
Receiving Aid
100%
Average Aid
$37,096

56. California Western School of Law

For Cyber Security

Acceptance Rate
60%
Enrollment
758
Male:Female
41:59
Founded
1924

57. California State University - Monterey Bay

For Cyber Security

Acceptance Rate
93%
Receiving Aid
75%
Average Aid
$9,097
Enrollment
7,503

58. California State University - Stanislaus

For Cyber Security

Acceptance Rate
95%
Receiving Aid
88%
Average Aid
$9,785
Enrollment
10,481

Closest to California states to learn Cyber Security

State
Universities
Unis
Best university country rank
Best uni United States Flag rank
Oregon 9 84
Utah 5 57
Arizona 5 30
Idaho 3 157
Washington 14 10
Colorado 11 53
New Mexico 3 83
Nebraska 6 79
South Dakota 4 229
Kansas 8 109
Texas 47 16
Oklahoma 9 123
North Dakota 3 169
Minnesota 15 29
Iowa 6 49
Missouri 12 45
Arkansas 7 151
Louisiana 13 119
Wisconsin 14 25
Illinois 29 8
Mississippi 6 122
Indiana 13 20
Michigan 16 7
Tennessee 17 73
Alabama 11 90
Kentucky 10 67
Ohio 27 28
Georgia 17 5
West Virginia 3 98
South Carolina 9 80
North Carolina 17 22
Virginia 21 36
Pennsylvania 38 4
Florida 24 26
District of Columbia 7 56
Maryland 16 6
New York 74 9
New Jersey 18 13
Vermont 3 180
Connecticut 13 27
Massachusetts 32 3
New Hampshire 3 63
Rhode Island 6 74
Maine 6 231
Puerto Rico 3 354