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About the 4 year colleges in California ? Facts wanted. Are there any schools not

  1. Jan 19, 2010 #1
    mentioned here?
    This is a list of 4 year Colleges in California, ranking from easiest to get into to most difficult. Anyone want to share any additional facts about them, other than that there are already a very limited number of comments down below a few of the schools listed here. Additional facts wanted. Also Are there any schools not on the list here?

    University of California: Merced
    Merced, CA
    % applicants admitted: 91%
    Easiest UC to get into

    California State University: Chico
    Chico, CA
    % applicants admitted: 88%
    Small, college city with party reputation.

    California State University: Dominguez Hills
    Carson, CA
    % applicants admitted: 84%

    California State University: Monterey Bay
    Seaside, CA
    % applicants admitted: 81%


    University of California: Riverside
    Riverside, CA
    % applicants admitted: 79%

    California State University: Los Angeles
    Los Angeles, CA
    % applicants admitted: 77%
    LA has horrible traffic, would never live there

    Sonoma State University
    Rohnert Park, CA
    % applicants admitted: 76%

    Humboldt State University
    Arcata, CA
    % applicants admitted: 75%

    California State University: Northridge
    Northridge, CA
    % applicants admitted: 75%

    University of California: Santa Cruz
    Santa Cruz, CA
    % applicants admitted: 73%


    California State University: San Marcos
    San Marcos, CA
    % applicants admitted: 73%

    California Maritime Academy
    Vallejo, CA
    % applicants admitted: 73%

    California State University: Fresno
    Fresno, CA
    % applicants admitted: 70%
    Most people say they do not like this school.

    California State University: Sacramento
    Sacramento, CA
    % applicants admitted: 67%

    San Jose State University
    San Jose, CA
    % applicants admitted: 66%

    San Francisco State University
    San Francisco, CA
    % applicants admitted: 66%
    Bad driving

    California State University: Stanislaus
    Turlock, CA
    % applicants admitted: 66%

    California State University: Bakersfield
    Bakersfield, CA
    % applicants admitted: 61%
    Wheather is too warm

    California State University: Fullerton
    Fullerton, CA
    % applicants admitted: 55%

    University of California: Davis
    Davis, CA
    % applicants admitted: 53%

    California State Polytechnic University: Pomona
    Pomona, CA
    % applicants admitted: 53%

    University of California: Santa Barbara
    Santa Barbara, CA
    % applicants admitted: 49%
    A party school, too crowded


    University of California: Irvine
    Irvine, CA
    % applicants admitted: 49%

    California State University: Channel Islands
    Camarillo, CA
    % applicants admitted: 45%

    University of California: San Diego
    La Jolla, CA
    % applicants admitted: 42%
    has VERY nice dorms

    California State University: Long Beach
    Long Beach, CA
    % applicants admitted: 42%
    Heard this is a party school as well, but not as much as ucsb and chico

    California Polytechnic State University: San Luis Obispo
    San Luis Obispo, CA
    % applicants admitted: 34%
    Small little college city, and its about ten minutes to the beach or so.

    San Diego State University
    San Diego, CA
    % applicants admitted: 31%
    San Diego is an awesome city

    University of California: Los Angeles
    Los Angeles, CA
    % applicants admitted: 23%
    Not great dorms at ALL. they are also known for medical majors or something

    University of California: Berkeley
    Berkeley, CA
    % applicants admitted: 22%
    Heard that the people there like to protest and are very political


    Additionally:
    California State University: San Bernardino
    San Bernardino, CA
    % applicants admitted: not reported

    California State University: East Bay
    Hayward, CA
    % applicants admitted: not reported
    Very limited diversity
     
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  3. Jan 19, 2010 #2

    Pengwuino

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    Hey why was like the only school that got a comment my school and it was on how much it sucks?

    You need to factor in that some schools, mine for example, reject people simply because there isn't enough space unfortunately...
     
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