List of 31 best universities in Los Angeles, CA

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EduRank

Top 31 universities in Los Angeles ranked by EduRank based on research outputs, non-academic prominence, and alumni influence. The rankings are determined by analyzing 18.9M citations received by 497K academic publications made by 31 universities from Los Angeles, the popularity of 3,526 recognized alumni, and the largest reference database available.

1. University of California - Los Angeles

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

2. University of Southern California

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

3. California State University - Northridge

#16 in California
Acceptance Rate
88%
Receiving Aid
85%
Average Aid
$10,882
Enrollment
40,108

4. California State University - Los Angeles

#25 in California
Acceptance Rate
91%
Receiving Aid
92%
Average Aid
$10,909
Enrollment
27,513

5. Loyola Marymount University

#27 in California
Acceptance Rate
46%
Average SAT
1335
Average ACT
30
Net Price
$40,180

6. Occidental College

#41 in California
Acceptance Rate
38%
Average SAT
1415
Average ACT
32
Net Price
$43,047

7. Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science

#60 in California
Acceptance Rate
63%
Net Price
$26,470
Receiving Aid
93%
Average Aid
$10,193

8. Chicago School of Professional Psychology at Los Angeles

#76 in California
Acceptance Rate
37%
Net Price
$33,638
Receiving Aid
100%
Average Aid
$2,389

9. Southwestern Law School

#94 in California
Acceptance Rate
47%
Enrollment
952
Male:Female
41:59
Founded
1911

10. American Jewish University

#108 in California
Acceptance Rate
61%
Net Price
$18,651
Receiving Aid
86%
Average Aid
$25,048

11. Southern California Institute of Architecture

#112 in California
Acceptance Rate
65%
Average SAT
1295
Net Price
$37,958
Receiving Aid
26%

12. American Film Institute Conservatory

#113 in California
Acceptance Rate
12%
Enrollment
430
Male:Female
48:52
Founded
1969

13. Musicians Institute

#122 in California
Acceptance Rate
79%
Net Price
$36,686
Receiving Aid
65%
Average Aid
$3,653

14. Otis College of Art and Design

#127 in California
Acceptance Rate
80%
Average SAT
1245
Average ACT
25
Net Price
$45,402

15. Colburn Conservatory of Music

#159 in California
Acceptance Rate
12%
Net Price
$9,900
Receiving Aid
100%
Average Aid
$62,700

16. Pacific States University

#161 in California
Acceptance Rate
100%
Receiving Aid
0%
Enrollment
25
Male:Female
64:36

17. FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising - Los Angeles

#166 in California
Acceptance Rate
36%
Net Price
$41,070
Receiving Aid
84%
Average Aid
$11,045

18. Mount Saint Mary's University

#175 in California
Acceptance Rate
90%
Net Price
$24,508
Receiving Aid
100%
Average Aid
$32,202

19. Los Angeles Film School

#177 in California
Acceptance Rate
100%
Net Price
$33,990
Receiving Aid
89%
Average Aid
$5,539

20. Phillips Graduate University

#181 in California
Acceptance Rate
100%
Enrollment
125
Male:Female
20:80
Founded
1971

21. Columbia College Hollywood

#189 in California
Acceptance Rate
100%
Net Price
$27,545
Receiving Aid
95%
Average Aid
$12,788

22. Gnomon

#192 in California
Acceptance Rate
45%
Net Price
$47,099
Receiving Aid
25%
Average Aid
$9,296

24. Abraham Lincoln University

#200 in California
Acceptance Rate
100%
Net Price
$13,773
Receiving Aid
0%
Average Aid
$6,749

25. Yo San University of Traditional Chinese Medicine

#207 in California
Acceptance Rate
100%
Enrollment
134
Male:Female
18:82

26. Los Angeles Academy of Figurative Art

#220 in California
Acceptance Rate
100%
Receiving Aid
0%
Enrollment
8
Male:Female
50:50

27. World Mission University

#224 in California
Acceptance Rate
100%
Net Price
$18,897
Receiving Aid
53%
Average Aid
$3,128

28. Angeles College

#236 in California
Acceptance Rate
100%
Net Price
$19,997
Receiving Aid
80%
Average Aid
$5,789

29. Dongguk University - Los Angeles

#238 in California
Acceptance Rate
8%
Enrollment
108
Male:Female
37:63

30. America Evangelical University

#245 in California
Acceptance Rate
100%
Net Price
$19,802
Receiving Aid
83%
Average Aid
$3,748

31. Yeshiva Ohr Elchonon Chabad West Coast Talmudical Seminary

#247 in California
Acceptance Rate
69%
Net Price
$14,987
Receiving Aid
98%
Average Aid
$14,664

Universities near Los Angeles

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9 Platt College-Los Angeles 2277
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Alhambra, California
9 Alhambra Medical University 2376
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Alhambra, California
12 Beverly Hills Design Institute 2409
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Beverly Hills, California
13 Los Angeles College of Music 2111
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Pasadena, California
14 California Institute of Technology 48
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Pasadena, California
14 Fuller Theological Seminary 583
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Pasadena, California
14 West Los Angeles College 800
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Culver, California
14 Art Center College of Design 1017
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Pasadena, California
14 Pacific Oaks College 1594
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Pasadena, California
14 New York Film Academy 1841
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Burbank, California