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Expensive Colleges to Attend in California

We select the most expensive colleges/universities in California. Those schools have the most highest tuition & fees besides room, board, and other living expenses. University of Southern California requires the most expensive tuition & fees of $61,503 in California. Harvey Mudd College ($60,703) and Pepperdine University ($59,702) have the expensive tuition & fees followed by University of Southern California. We exclude colleges whose programs are focused on certificate, associate, and/or special subjects such as arts and music from the ranking. You may want to check colleges having the lowest tuition & fees in California.
Expensive Colleges to Attend in California (2019-2020)
NameTuition & FeesAcceptance RateEnrollment
1University of Southern California
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsLos Angeles, CA
$61,50313%46,287
2Harvey Mudd College
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsClaremont, CA
$60,70310%854
3Pepperdine University
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsMalibu, CA
$59,70253%9,554
4California Institute of Technology
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsPasadena, CA
$58,6804%2,240
5Chapman University
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsOrange, CA
$58,63460%9,761
6Scripps College
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsClaremont, CA
$58,44230%958
7Occidental College
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsLos Angeles, CA
$58,42638%1,839
8Claremont McKenna College
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsClaremont, CA
$58,11111%1,264
9Pitzer College
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsClaremont, CA
$57,97818%922
10Pomona College
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsClaremont, CA
$56,6867%1,475