30 Best colleges for Media Studies in California, US

Below is the list of best universities in California ranked based on their research performance in Media Studies. A graph of 97.4K citations received by 5.48K academic papers made by 30 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 - Los Angeles

For Media Studies

Acceptance Rate
14%
Receiving Aid
73%
Average Aid
$15,461
Enrollment
44,589

2. University of California - Berkeley

For Media Studies

Acceptance Rate
17%
Average SAT
1420
Average ACT
33
Receiving Aid
63%

3. University of California-San Diego

For Media Studies

Acceptance Rate
37%
Average SAT
1375
Average ACT
31
Receiving Aid
60%

4. University of Southern California

For Media Studies

Acceptance Rate
16%
Average SAT
1435
Average ACT
32
Net Price
$39,759

5. Stanford University

For Media Studies

Acceptance Rate
5%
Average SAT
1495
Average ACT
33
Net Price
$20,023

6. University of California - Irvine

For Media Studies

Acceptance Rate
30%
Average SAT
1330
Average ACT
30
Receiving Aid
74%

7. San Diego State University

For Media Studies

Acceptance Rate
37%
Average SAT
1195
Average ACT
26
Receiving Aid
61%

8. University of California - Santa Barbara

For Media Studies

Acceptance Rate
37%
Average SAT
1345
Average ACT
31
Receiving Aid
60%

9. University of California - Davis

For Media Studies

Acceptance Rate
46%
Average SAT
1280
Average ACT
29
Receiving Aid
74%

10. University of California - Santa Cruz

For Media Studies

Acceptance Rate
65%
Average SAT
1260
Average ACT
29
Receiving Aid
67%

11. University of California - Riverside

For Media Studies

Acceptance Rate
66%
Average SAT
1180
Average ACT
27
Receiving Aid
91%

12. San Jose State University

For Media Studies

Acceptance Rate
67%
Average SAT
1125
Average ACT
23
Receiving Aid
72%

13. California State University - Long Beach

For Media Studies

Acceptance Rate
42%
Average SAT
1130
Average ACT
23
Receiving Aid
80%

14. San Francisco State University

For Media Studies

Acceptance Rate
84%
Average SAT
1030
Average ACT
20
Receiving Aid
78%

15. California State University - Northridge

For Media Studies

Acceptance Rate
66%
Average SAT
1005
Average ACT
19
Receiving Aid
87%

16. California State University - San Marcos

For Media Studies

Acceptance Rate
79%
Average SAT
1040
Average ACT
20
Receiving Aid
83%

17. University of San Francisco

For Media Studies

Acceptance Rate
70%
Average SAT
1235
Average ACT
27
Net Price
$42,801

18. University of California - San Francisco

For Media Studies

Acceptance Rate
18%
Enrollment
3,201
Male:Female
36:64
Founded
1864

19. Loyola Marymount University

For Media Studies

Acceptance Rate
50%
Average SAT
1300
Average ACT
29
Net Price
$48,758

20. California State University - Fullerton

For Media Studies

Acceptance Rate
68%
Average SAT
1090
Average ACT
21
Receiving Aid
80%

21. Claremont Graduate University

For Media Studies

Enrollment
1,949
Male:Female
41:59
Founded
1925

22. California State University - Sacramento

For Media Studies

Acceptance Rate
83%
Average SAT
1030
Average ACT
20
Receiving Aid
85%

23. Pepperdine University

For Media Studies

Acceptance Rate
42%
Average SAT
1305
Average ACT
29
Net Price
$46,550

24. California State University - Chico

For Media Studies

Acceptance Rate
90%
Average SAT
1070
Average ACT
21
Receiving Aid
74%

25. California State University - Los Angeles

For Media Studies

Acceptance Rate
76%
Average SAT
965
Average ACT
18
Receiving Aid
95%

26. Sonoma State University

For Media Studies

Acceptance Rate
89%
Average SAT
1050
Average ACT
20
Receiving Aid
73%

27. University of San Diego

For Media Studies

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

28. Santa Clara University

For Media Studies

Acceptance Rate
51%
Average SAT
1360
Average ACT
30
Net Price
$48,284

29. California State Polytechnic University - Pomona

For Media Studies

Acceptance Rate
65%
Average SAT
1130
Average ACT
23
Receiving Aid
78%

30. Chapman University

For Media Studies

Acceptance Rate
58%
Average SAT
1260
Average ACT
28
Net Price
$44,327

Closest to California states to learn Media Studies

State
Universities
Unis
Best university country rank
Best uni United States Flag rank
Oregon 7 46
Utah 3 54
Arizona 3 19
Idaho 3 234
Washington 9 8
Colorado 6 33
Nebraska 3 113
Kansas 3 51
Texas 18 7
Oklahoma 3 65
Minnesota 8 22
Iowa 5 28
Missouri 6 35
Arkansas 3 197
Louisiana 4 82
Wisconsin 6 3
Illinois 18 5
Mississippi 3 154
Indiana 9 2
Michigan 10 6
Tennessee 7 67
Alabama 3 47
Kentucky 4 66
Ohio 16 14
Georgia 7 20
South Carolina 5 52
North Carolina 12 12
Virginia 12 41
Pennsylvania 24 1
Florida 10 53
District of Columbia 5 39
Maryland 10 34
New York 35 11
New Jersey 8 23
Vermont 3 106
Connecticut 8 16
Massachusetts 23 4
Rhode Island 3 85
Maine 6 201