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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. Sonoma State University has the highest acceptance rate as of 91.19% 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
1Sonoma State University
Public, 4 or more yearsRohnert Park, CA
91.19%15,09413,7641,55111.27%
2California State University-Stanislaus
Public, 4 or more yearsTurlock, CA
89.29%8,7647,8251,56820.04%
3California State University-Sacramento
Public, 4 or more yearsSacramento, CA
82.26%27,57622,6854,17518.40%
4California State University-Bakersfield
Public, 4 or more yearsBakersfield, CA
80.71%12,93510,4401,56114.95%
5California Baptist University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsRiverside, CA
78.28%8,2416,4511,52323.61%
6California State University-Dominguez Hills
Public, 4 or more yearsCarson, CA
77%20,86416,0662,53315.77%
7California State University-East Bay
Public, 4 or more yearsHayward, CA
76.18%16,19512,3381,43811.66%
8California State University-Monterey Bay
Public, 4 or more yearsSeaside, CA
75.28%12,3279,2801,04611.27%
9University of California-Merced
Public, 4 or more yearsMerced, CA
71.96%25,42418,2942,10511.51%
10California State University-Chico
Public, 4 or more yearsChico, CA
72.33%25,90818,7402,56113.67%