Colleges to Consider in LA

Deborah Diaz, Photographer

As known people travel through the nation to get good education to study in Los Angeles, California. Schools in Los Angeles are best known for their high ranking but also very expensive. 


UCLA– Is ranked the highest among all Los Angeles. The acceptance rate is 12%, and the graduation rate is 91%. A UCLA degree will open important doors and give you a significant advantage over the majority of college graduates and this will make  it easier for you to get your dream job. Some successful alumnis are actors “Jack Black” ,“James Franco”,“ Ben Stiller”,Julie Dash”, and “Taylor Wang”. 


Cal Poly Pomona-  Acceptance rate is 7% with 97%  graduation rate, with an average cost of $14k. It is considered the most prestigious liberal arts college. Their top major subjects are: Economics, Mathematics, Social Science , Foreign Languages, and Visual & Performing Arts. In order to get into this specific college you’ll need to be aiming for a 4.05 with a SAT score around 1465. Private and Located in Claremont California. 


USC–  University of  Southern California,  private, with an acceptance rate of 11% and graduating rate of 92%. The average cost would be around $30k but also depending on what you major in. Their top major sports are Women’s Volleyball; It was  #1 division . Another top sport is Men’s Water Polo and have won the National Championship four years in a row. USC is best known for their creative programs like Film. Their five top known academics are Business administration & management, Speech communication & rhetoric, Computer Science, Human Biology, and Economics. 

California Institute of TechnologyThe acceptance rate is 6%, with a graduation rate of 93%. The average cost is about $24k. It is known for its strength in science and engineering, and is one among a small group of institutes of technology in the United States. This university is private and located in Pasadena, California.