91 Best colleges for Psychology in California, US

Below is the list of best universities in California ranked based on their research performance in Psychology. A graph of 13.8M citations received by 159K academic papers made by 91 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 Psychology

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

For Psychology

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

For Psychology

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

For Psychology

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

For Psychology

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

For Psychology

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

For Psychology

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

For Psychology

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

For Psychology

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

For Psychology

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

For Psychology

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

For Psychology

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

For Psychology

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

For Psychology

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

For Psychology

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

For Psychology

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

For Psychology

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

For Psychology

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

For Psychology

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

For Psychology

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

For Psychology

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

For Psychology

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

For Psychology

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

For Psychology

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

For Psychology

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

For Psychology

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

For Psychology

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

For Psychology

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

For Psychology

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

For Psychology

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

For Psychology

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

For Psychology

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

For Psychology

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

For Psychology

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

For Psychology

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

For Psychology

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

For Psychology

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

For Psychology

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

For Psychology

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

For Psychology

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

For Psychology

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

For Psychology

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

For Psychology

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

For Psychology

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

For Psychology

#45 in California
Enrollment
2,277
Male:Female
53:47

For Psychology

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

For Psychology

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

For Psychology

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

For Psychology

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

For Psychology

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

For Psychology

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

For Psychology

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

For Psychology

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

For Psychology

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

For Psychology

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

For Psychology

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

For Psychology

#57 in California
Acceptance Rate
17%
Net Price
$30,095
Receiving Aid
40%
Average Aid
$45,590

For Psychology

#58 in California
Acceptance Rate
64%
Average SAT
1180
Average ACT
26
Net Price
$34,713

For Psychology

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

For Psychology

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

For Psychology

#61 in California
Enrollment
514
Male:Female
21:79
Founded
1969

For Psychology

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

For Psychology

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

For Psychology

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

For Psychology

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

For Psychology

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

For Psychology

#67 in California
Acceptance Rate
70%
Average SAT
1240
Average ACT
28
Net Price
$32,418

For Psychology

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

For Psychology

#69 in California
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
1,530
Male:Female
23:77
Founded
1968

For Psychology

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

For Psychology

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

For Psychology

#72 in California
Acceptance Rate
86%
Average SAT
1160
Average ACT
24
Net Price
$36,899

For Psychology

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

For Psychology

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

For Psychology

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

For Psychology

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

For Psychology

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

For Psychology

#78 in California
Acceptance Rate
72%
Net Price
$28,647
Receiving Aid
96%
Average Aid
$32,820

For Psychology

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

For Psychology

#80 in California
Enrollment
1,321
Male:Female
39:61
Founded
1997

For Psychology

#81 in California
Acceptance Rate
57%
Average SAT
1055
Average ACT
19
Net Price
$24,891

For Psychology

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

For Psychology

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

For Psychology

#84 in California
Acceptance Rate
56%
Enrollment
2,050
Male:Female
25:75
Founded
1909

For Psychology

#85 in California
Acceptance Rate
100%
Enrollment
1,500
Founded
1964

For Psychology

#86 in California
Acceptance Rate
84%
Average SAT
1195
Average ACT
26
Net Price
$34,644

For Psychology

#87 in California
#1012 in North America
Acceptance Rate
65%
Net Price
$27,052
Receiving Aid
98%
Average Aid
$35,829

For Psychology

#88 in California
#1017 in North America
Enrollment
213
Male:Female
51:49

For Psychology

#89 in California
#1032 in North America
Enrollment
247
Male:Female
41:59
Founded
1969

For Psychology

#90 in California
#1038 in North America
Acceptance Rate
80%
Average SAT
1055
Average ACT
22
Net Price
$27,883

For Psychology

#91 in California
#1039 in North America
Acceptance Rate
60%
Enrollment
796
Male:Female
44:56
Founded
1924

Closest to California states to learn Psychology

State
Universities
Unis
Best university country rank
Best uni United States Flag rank
Nevada 3 135
Oregon 13 62
Utah 8 60
Arizona 7 33
Idaho 5 271
Washington 13 7
Colorado 15 54
New Mexico 4 78
Montana 3 217
Nebraska 6 79
South Dakota 3 247
Kansas 10 50
Texas 51 22
Oklahoma 9 118
North Dakota 3 185
Minnesota 22 10
Iowa 11 32
Missouri 19 17
Arkansas 9 151
Louisiana 16 80
Wisconsin 19 11
Illinois 45 16
Mississippi 7 177
Indiana 17 15
Michigan 23 2
Tennessee 17 38
Alabama 15 77
Kentucky 15 52
Ohio 39 13
Georgia 25 30
West Virginia 4 103
South Carolina 16 67
North Carolina 26 14
Virginia 28 45
Pennsylvania 74 8
Florida 28 35
District of Columbia 8 110
Maryland 23 19
New York 99 6
New Jersey 21 27
Vermont 6 102
Hawaii 4 171
Connecticut 16 4
Massachusetts 49 1
New Hampshire 7 81
Rhode Island 8 48
Maine 7 235
Puerto Rico 8 458