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Affordable California Colleges to Admit with Highest Acceptance Rate

The next table lists the most affordable (high acceptance rate) California colleges and universities to admit. Those schools have been keeping the acceptance rate in high level in recent years. California State University-Fresno has the highest acceptance rate as of 97% for academic year 2019-2020 in California. For the ranking, we only include 4-years colleges with at least 1,000 new students (freshmen).
The following table shows the schools that have high acceptance rates with admission statistics and yield, also known as enrollment rate. You may want to check colleges having the tightest acceptance rates in California.
Affordable California Colleges to Admit with Highest Acceptance Rate (2019-2020)
NameAcceptance Rate# of Applicants# of Admitted# of EnrolledYield
1California State University-Fresno
Public, four-yearsFresno, CA
97%15,23114,7743,39823.00%
2California State University-Sacramento
Public, four-yearsSacramento, CA
94%22,70621,3443,62817.00%
3California State University-San Marcos
Public, four-yearsSan Marcos, CA
93%13,98613,0072,34118.00%
4San Francisco State University
Public, four-yearsSan Francisco, CA
93%27,77725,8333,10012.00%
5California State University-San Bernardino
Public, four-yearsSan Bernardino, CA
91%13,05711,8822,02017.00%
6California State University-Los Angeles
Public, four-yearsLos Angeles, CA
91%29,22326,5933,98915.00%
7California State University-Dominguez Hills
Public, four-yearsCarson, CA
90%16,74115,0672,10914.00%
8California State University-Northridge
Public, four-yearsNorthridge, CA
88%23,65620,8174,78823.00%
9University of California-Merced
Public, four-yearsMerced, CA
87%27,79324,1802,41810.00%
10California State University-Chico
Public, four-yearsChico, CA
85%19,99016,9921,86911.00%