Selected Colleges Comparison

Academic OverviewKey Fact

Institutional Characteristics

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.
Academic Comparison - Selected Colleges
NameLocationType/LevelHighest DegreeOffered Degree
Dominican University of CaliforniaSan Rafael, CAPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsMaster's DegreeBachelor, Master
La Sierra UniversityRiverside, CAPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsDoctor's DegreeCertificate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
Mount Saint Mary's UniversityLos Angeles, CAPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsDoctor's DegreeCertificate, Associate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
The Wright InstituteBerkeley, CAPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsDoctor's DegreeMaster, Doctorate
Shepherd UniversityLos Angeles, CAPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsDoctor's Degree-

Key Facts Comparison

The average tuition & fees of selected colleges is $33,957 for State residents and $36,913 for out-of-state students. The average acceptance rate is 77.33% and graduation rate is 56.75%. The following table compares key facts for each schools including acceptance rate, graduation rate, tuition, student to faculty ratio, and student population.
Key Facts Comparison Between Selected Colleges
NameTuition & FeesAcceptance RateGraduation RateStudent Faculty RatioStudent Population
Dominican University of California $47,910 86% 74% 9:11,837
La Sierra University $34,218 57% 52% 12:11,993
Mount Saint Mary's University $45,388 89% 59% 9:12,745
The Wright Institute $37,650 - - -514
Shepherd University $19,399 - 42% 4:1257
Average$33,957 / $36,91377.33%56.75%8.50:11,469