The following table compares the basic academic information between selected colleges. By school type, all 5 selected colleges are private. By school level, all 5 schools are 4 years or high institutes.
|Name||Location||Type/Level||Highest Degree||Offered Degree|
|Art Center College of Design||Pasadena, CA||Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years||Master's Degree||Bachelor, Master|
|California Institute of Integral Studies||San Francisco, CA||Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years||Doctor's Degree||Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate|
|Westmont College||Santa Barbara, CA||Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years||Bachelor's Degree||Certificate, Bachelor|
|Irell & Manella Graduate School of Biological Sciences at City of Hope||Duarte, CA||Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years||Doctor's Degree||Master, Doctorate|
|California College San Diego||San Diego, CA||Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years||Bachelor's Degree||Associate, Bachelor|
Key Facts Comparison
The average tuition & fees of selected colleges is $31,011 for State residents and $33,062 for out-of-state students. The average acceptance rate is 73.00% and graduation rate is 60.33%. The following table compares key facts for each schools including acceptance rate, graduation rate, tuition, student to faculty ratio, and student population.
|Name||Tuition & Fees||Acceptance Rate||Graduation Rate||Student Faculty Ratio||Student Population|
|Art Center College of Design||$46,486||76%||71%||8:1||2,182|
|California Institute of Integral Studies||$20,980||-||-||12:1||1,530|
|Irell & Manella Graduate School of Biological Sciences at City of Hope||-||-||-||-||90|
|California College San Diego||$16,600||-||38%||20:1||235|
|Average||$31,011 / $33,062||73.00%||60.33%||12.75:1||1,053|