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Name City County System Founded California Maritime Academy Vallejo Solano California State University 1929 California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo San Luis Obispo California State University 1901* California State Polytechnic University, Pomona Pomona Los Angeles California State University 1938 California State University, Bakersfield Bakersfield Kern California State University 1965 California State University, Channel Islands Camarillo Ventura County California State University 2002 California State University, Chico Chico Butte California State University 1887 California State University, Dominguez Hills Carson Los Angeles California State University 1960 California State University, East Bay Hayward Alameda California State University 1959 California State University, Fresno Fresno Fresno California State University 1911 California State University, Fullerton Fullerton Orange California State University 1957 California State University, Long Beach Long Beach Los Angeles California State University 1949 California State University, Los Angeles Los Angeles Los Angeles California State University 1947 California State University, Monterey Bay Seaside Monterey California State University 1994 California State University, Northridge Northridge Los Angeles California State University 1958 California State University, Sacramento Sacramento Sacramento County California State University 1947 California State University, San Bernardino San Bernardino San Bernardino California State University 1965 California State University, San Marcos San Marcos San Diego California State University 1988 California State University, Stanislaus Turlock Stanislaus California State University 1957 Humboldt State University Arcata Humboldt California State University 1913 San Diego State University San Diego San Diego California State University 1897 San Francisco State University San Francisco San Francisco California State University 1899 San Jose State University San Jose Santa Clara California State University 1857 Sonoma State University Rohnert Park Sonoma California State University 1960 University of California, Berkeley Berkeley Alameda University of California 1868 University of California, Davis Davis Yolo University of California 1908 University of California, Irvine Irvine Orange University of California 1965 University of California, Los Angeles Los Angeles Los Angeles University of California 1919 University of California, Merced Merced Merced County University of California 2005 University of California, Riverside Riverside Riverside University of California 1954 University of California, San Diego La Jolla, San Diego San Diego University of California 1960 University of California, Santa Barbara Santa Barbara- Goleta Santa Barbara University of California 1891** University of California, Santa Cruz Santa Cruz Santa Cruz University of California 1965 Cal Poly was originally founded as a vocational high school. It became a vocational school in 1924, and then started giving out bachelor's degrees in 1940. UCSB was originally founded in 1891 as an independent teachers' college. It joined the UC system in 1944. State graduate institutions [edit ] Private colleges and universities [edit ] Academy of Art University, San Francisco Alliant International University, San Diego Allied American University, Laguna Hills (Online) American Heritage University of Southern California, San Bernardino, California American Jewish University, Los Angeles Anaheim University, Anaheim (Online) Antioch University, Culver City Apollos University, Huntington Beach (Online) Argosy University, Alameda Art Center College of Design, Pasadena The Art Institute of California - San Francisco, San Francisco Azusa Pacific University, Azusa Berean Bible College, Poway Biola University, La Mirada Brandman University, Irvine Brooks Institute, Santa Barbara California Baptist University, Riverside California Coast University, Santa Ana (Online) California College of the Arts, San Francisco California College San Diego, San Diego California Desert Trial Academy College of Law, Indio [3 ] California Institute of the Arts, Valencia California Institute of Integral Studies, San Francisco California Institute of Technology, Pasadena California InterContinental University, Diamond Bar (Online) International Technological University, San Jose, California California Lutheran University, Thousand Oaks California Miramar University (formerly Pacific Western University), San Diego California Pacific University, Escondido California South Bay University, Sunnyvale California Southern Law School, Riverside California Southern University, Santa Ana (Online) California University of Management and Technology, San Jose California University of Management and Sciences, Anaheim [4 ] Chapman University, Orange Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science, Los Angeles Claremont Colleges, Claremont Cogswell College, Sunnyvale Columbia College (Missouri) Concordia University Irvine, Irvine Culinary Institute of America at Greystone, St. Helena Deep Springs College, Deep Springs Dominican University of California, San Rafael Drexel University Sacramento Design Institute of San Diego [5 ] Emperor's College of Traditional Oriental Medicine, Santa Monica, California Epic Bible College (formerly Trinity Life Bible College), Sacramento Fresno Pacific University, Fresno Fuller Theological Seminary, Pasadena Golden Gate University, San Francisco Herguan University, Sunnyvale Holy Names University, Oakland Hope International University, Fullerton Hult International Business School, San Francisco Humphreys College, Stockton ICDC College, Culver City Imago Dei College, Oak Glen John F. Kennedy University, Pleasant Hill John Paul the Great Catholic University, San Diego Laguna College of Art and Design, Laguna Beach La Sierra University, Riverside Life Pacific College, San Dimas Lincoln University, Oakland Loma Linda University, Loma Linda Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles Master's College, Newhall Marymount College, Palos Verdes, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA Mayfield College, Cathedral City [6 ] Menlo College, Atherton Mills College, Oakland Monterey Institute of International Studies, Monterey Mount St. Mary's College, Los Angeles National Hispanic University, San Jose National University, San Diego ( La Jolla, San Diego) NewSchool of Architecture and Design, San Diego New York Film Academy, Universal City Northwestern Polytechnic University, Fremont Notre Dame de Namur University, Belmont Occidental College, Los Angeles Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles Pacifica Graduate Institute, Carpinteria, California Pacific Oaks College, Pasadena Pacific Union College, Angwin Palo Alto University, Palo Alto Patten University, Oakland Pepperdine University, Malibu Point Loma Nazarene University, San Diego San Francisco Institute of Architecture, Berkeley Saint Mary's College of California, Moraga Samuel Merritt University, Oakland San Diego University for Integrative Studies San Diego Christian College, El Cajon San Joaquin College of Law, Clovis San Luis Rey College, Oceanside Santa Clara University, Santa Clara Saybrook University, San Francisco Silicon Valley University, San Jose Simpson University, Redding Soka University of America, Aliso Viejo Southern California Institute of Architecture, Los Angeles Southern States University, San Diego Stanford University, Stanford Starr King School for the Ministry, Berkeley Thomas Aquinas College, Santa Paula Trinity International University Touro University California, Vallejo Trident University International (TUI), Cypress (Online) University of La Verne, La Verne University of Northern California, Santa Rosa University of Philosophical Research, Los Angeles (Online) University of Redlands, Redlands University of the Pacific, Stockton University of the People, Pasadena University of San Diego, San Diego University of San Francisco, San Francisco University of Southern California, Los Angeles University of West Los Angeles University of the West, Rosemead Vanguard University of Southern California, Costa Mesa Western Seminary Sacramento Campus, Sacramento Western Seminary San Jose Campus, Santa Clara Western University of Health Sciences, Pomona Westmont College, Santa Barbara Whittier College, Whittier William Howard Taft University, Santa Ana William Jessup University, Rocklin Woodbury University, Burbank Zaytuna College, Berkeley International Technological University, San Jose, California Defunct institutions [edit ] See also [edit ] References [edit ] ^ "Colleges & Degrees in San Marcos - California College San Diego". Cc-sd.edu . Retrieved 2014-08-16. ^ "Colleges & Degrees in National City - California College San Diego". Cc-sd.edu . Retrieved 2014-08-16. ^ DeBenedictis, Don J. (July 12, 2012). "New law school to focus on advocacy". . p. 5. Los Angeles Daily Journal ^ California University of Management and Sciences ^ Design Institute of San Diego ^ Mayfield College ^ "Hearings regarding Communist Espionage in the United States Government: Hearings before the Committee on Un-American Activities, House of Representatives, Eightieth Congress, Second Session, Public Law 601, (Section 121, Subsection Q (2)) — July 31; August 3, 4, 5, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 16, 17, 18, 20. 24, 25, 26, 27, 30; September 8 AND 9, 1948". Archives.org (for U.S. Government Printing Office) . Retrieved January 26, 2013. External links [edit ]