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Big West Conference (BWC) Comparison

Academic OverviewKey Fact

Institutional Characteristics

The Big West Conference (BWC) is a mid-major collegiate athletic conference affiliated with NCAA Division I. When the conference began in 1969, its name was the Pacific Coast Athletic Association (PCAA). After nineteen years, in 1988, its name was changed to the Big West Conference. The conference stopped sponsoring college football after the 2000 season..
The following table compares the basic academic information between colleges in Big West Conference (BWC). By school type, all 9 Big West Conference (BWC) are public. By school level, all 9 schools are 4 years or high institutes.
Academic Comparison - Colleges In Big West Conference (BWC)
NameLocationType/LevelHighest DegreeOffered Degree
California Polytechnic State University-San Luis ObispoSan Luis Obispo, CAPublic, 4 or more yearsMaster's DegreeBachelor, Master, Post-Graduate
California State University-FullertonFullerton, CAPublic, 4 or more yearsDoctor's DegreeBachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
California State University-Long BeachLong Beach, CAPublic, 4 or more yearsDoctor's DegreeBachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
California State University-NorthridgeNorthridge, CAPublic, 4 or more yearsDoctor's DegreeBachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
University of California-DavisDavis, CAPublic, 4 or more yearsDoctor's DegreeBachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
University of California-IrvineIrvine, CAPublic, 4 or more yearsDoctor's DegreeBachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
University of California-RiversideRiverside, CAPublic, 4 or more yearsDoctor's DegreeBachelor, Master, Doctorate
University of California-Santa BarbaraSanta Barbara, CAPublic, 4 or more yearsDoctor's DegreeBachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
University of Hawaii at ManoaHonolulu, HIPublic, 4 or more yearsDoctor's DegreeCertificate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate

Key Facts Comparison

The average tuition & fees of colleges in Big West Conference (BWC) is $11,093 for State residents and $32,492 for out-of-state students. The average acceptance rate is 43.33% and graduation rate is 74.56%. 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 Colleges In Big West Conference (BWC)
NameTuition & FeesAcceptance RateGraduation RateStudent Faculty RatioStudent Population
California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo $10,071 / $25,971 28% 82% 21:122,013
California State University-Fullerton $6,953 / $18,833 53% 69% 25:140,280
California State University-Long Beach $6,834 / $18,714 39% 74% 23:137,466
California State University-Northridge $7,017 / $18,897 59% 55% 26:140,212
University of California-Davis $14,597 / $44,351 39% 87% 20:138,167
University of California-Irvine $13,753 / $43,507 27% 84% 18:136,032
University of California-Riverside $14,024 / $43,778 57% 76% 23:123,922
University of California-Santa Barbara $14,406 / $44,160 30% 83% 22:125,976
University of Hawaii at Manoa $12,186 / $34,218 58% 61% 12:117,710
Average$11,093 / $32,49243.33%74.56%21.11:131,309