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Total Student Population Comparison

The total student population of best schools in California is 156,350 with 82,970 female students and 73,380 male students. This enrollment statistics is based on the latest data from IPEDS, U.S. Department of Education for academic year 2020-2021. The following table compares the student population for both undergraduate and graduate schools between best schools in California.
Among the best schools in California, University of Southern California has the most enrolled students of 46,287, while Soka University of America has the least number of students of 403 for both in graduate and undergraduate programs.
Student Population Comparison Between Best Schools In California
RankNameTotalMenWomen
1Stanford University15,9538,648 7,305
2California Institute of Technology2,2401,402 838
3Pomona College1,475683 792
4Claremont McKenna College1,264615 649
5University of California-Los Angeles44,58919,765 24,824
6University of California-Berkeley42,32720,321 22,006
7University of Southern California46,28721,367 24,920
8Harvey Mudd College854434 420
9Soka University of America403136 267
10Scripps College9589 949
Total156,350 73,38082,970

Undergraduate Student Population

The total undergraduate population of best schools in California is 94,407 with 52,099 female students and 42,308 male students. The following table compares 2020-2021 undergraduate enrollment between best schools in California.
Among the best schools in California, University of California-Los Angeles has the most enrolled undergraduate students of 31,636, while Soka University of America has the least number of undergraduate students of 392.
Undergraduate Student Population Comparison Between Best Schools In California
RankNameTotalMenWomen
1Stanford University6,3663,124 3,242
2California Institute of Technology901490 411
3Pomona College1,475683 792
4Claremont McKenna College1,262614 648
5University of California-Los Angeles31,63613,103 18,533
6University of California-Berkeley30,79914,178 16,621
7University of Southern California19,7869,548 10,238
8Harvey Mudd College854434 420
9Soka University of America392133 259
10Scripps College9361 935
Total94,40742,30852,099

Graduate Student Population

The total graduate population of best schools in California is 94,407 with 52,099 female students and 42,308 male students. The following table compares 2019-2020 graduate enrollment between best schools in California.
Among the best schools in California, University of California-Los Angeles has the most enrolled graduate students of 31,636, while Soka University of America has the least number of graduate students of 392.
Graduate Student Population Comparison Between Best Schools In California
RankNameTotalMenWomen
1Stanford University6,3663,124 3,242
2California Institute of Technology901490 411
3Pomona College1,475683 792
4Claremont McKenna College1,262614 648
5University of California-Los Angeles31,63613,103 18,533
6University of California-Berkeley30,79914,178 16,621
7University of Southern California19,7869,548 10,238
8Harvey Mudd College854434 420
9Soka University of America392133 259
10Scripps College9361 935
Total94,40742,30852,099

Distance Learning (Online Class) Enrollment

The following table compares 2019-2020 distance learning enrollment for both undergraduate and graduate programs between best schools in California. In undergraduate programs, out of total 88,587 students, 72,006 students (81.28%) have taken courses only through distance learning and 9,719 students (10.97%) have learned from at least one online course. For graduate schools, out of total 60,569 students, 32,471 students (53.61%) have taken courses only through distance learning and 10,922 students (18.03%) have learned from at least one online course.
Online Course (Distance Learning) Population Comparison Between Best Schools In California
RankNameUndergraduateGraduate
TotalOnline ExclusivelySome Online ClassesTotalOnline ExclusivelySome Online Classes
1Stanford University6,366 - -9,587 - 936
(9.76%)
2California Institute of TechnologyCalifornia Institute of Technology does not offer online courses.
3Pomona CollegePomona College does not offer online courses.
4Claremont McKenna CollegeClaremont McKenna College does not offer online courses.
5University of California-Los Angeles31,636 28,924
(91.43%)
2,700
(8.53%)
12,953 6,191
(47.80%)
4,091
(31.58%)
6University of California-Berkeley30,799 25,059
(81.36%)
5,718
(18.57%)
11,528 6,380
(55.34%)
4,007
(34.76%)
7University of Southern California19,786 18,023
(91.09%)
1,301
(6.58%)
26,501 19,900
(75.09%)
1,888
(7.12%)
8Harvey Mudd CollegeHarvey Mudd College does not offer online courses.
9Soka University of AmericaSoka University of America does not offer online courses.
10Scripps CollegeScripps College does not offer online courses.
Average88,587 72,006
(81.28%)
9,719
(10.97%)
60,569 32,471
(53.61%)
10,922
(18.03%)
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