History Schools In California

History classes faculty can choose to work at one of 122 accredited history schools in California. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the history academic community in California, and the future trends in history training at the following levels:

  • History Certificate
  • Associates degree in History
  • Bachelors degree in History
  • Masters degree in History
  • PhD degree in History


Schools

  1. College of Alameda

    555 Ralph Appezzato Memorial Parkway, Alameda, California 94501

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  2. Azusa Pacific University

    901 E Alosta, Azusa, California 91702-7000

    170 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  3. Bakersfield College

    1801 Panorama Dr, Bakersfield, California 93305-1299

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  4. Biola University

    13800 Biola Ave, La Mirada, California 90639-0001

    170 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  5. Cabrillo College

    6500 Soquel Dr, Aptos, California 95003

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  6. California Baptist University

    8432 Magnolia Ave, Riverside, California 92504-3297

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  7. California Institute of Technology

    1200 E California Blvd, Pasadena, California 91125

    5 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  8. California Lutheran University

    60 W Olsen Rd, Thousand Oaks, California 91360-2787

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  9. California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo

    One Grand Ave, San Luis Obispo, California 93407

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  10. California State University-Bakersfield

    9001 Stockdale Hwy, Bakersfield, California 93311-1099

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  11. California State University-Stanislaus

    One University Circle, Turlock, California 95382-0299

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  12. California State University-San Bernardino

    5500 University Pky, San Bernardino, California 92407-2397

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  13. California State Polytechnic University-Pomona

    3801 West Temple Avenue, Pomona, California 91768

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  14. California State University-Chico

    First and Normal Sts, Chico, California 95929-0150

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  15. California State University-Dominguez Hills

    1000 E Victoria St, Carson, California 90747-0005

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  16. California State University-Fresno

    5241 N Maple Ave, Fresno, California 93740

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  17. California State University-Fullerton

    800 N State College Blvd, Fullerton, California 92831-3599

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  18. California State University-East Bay

    25800 Carlos Bee Blvd, Hayward, California 94542

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  19. California State University-Long Beach

    1250 Bellflower Blvd, Long Beach, California 90840-0115

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  20. California State University-Los Angeles

    5151 State University Dr, Los Angeles, California 90032

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  21. California State University-Northridge

    18111 Nordhoff St, Northridge, California 91330

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  22. California State University-Sacramento

    6000 J St, Sacramento, California 95819-2694

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  23. University of California-Berkeley

    Berkeley, California 94720

    21 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  24. University of California-Davis

    One Shields Avenue, Davis, California 95616-8678

    38 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  25. University of California-Irvine

    Irvine, California 92697

    45 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  26. University of California-Los Angeles

    405 Hilgard Ave, Los Angeles, California 90095-1405

    25 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  27. University of California-Riverside

    900 University Ave, Riverside, California 92521

    97 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  28. University of California-San Diego

    9500 Gilman Dr, La Jolla, California 92093

    37 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  29. University of California-Santa Barbara

    Santa Barbara, California 93106

    42 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  30. University of California-Santa Cruz

    1156 High St, Santa Cruz, California 95064-1011

    75 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  31. Canada College

    4200 Farm Hill Blvd., Redwood City, California 94061-1099

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  32. College of the Canyons

    26455 Rockwell Canyon Rd, Santa Clarita, California 91355-1899

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  33. Cerritos College

    11110 Alondra Blvd, Norwalk, California 90650-6298

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  34. Chaffey College

    5885 Haven Ave, Rancho Cucamonga, California 91737-3002

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  35. Chapman University

    One University Dr., Orange, California 92866

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  36. Concordia University in Irvine

    1530 Concordia West, Irvine, California 92612-3203

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  37. San Diego Christian College

    2100 Greenfield Dr, El Cajon, California 92019-1157

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  38. Claremont Graduate University

    150 E Tenth St, Claremont, California 91711-6160

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  39. Claremont McKenna College

    500 E 9th St, Claremont, California 91711-6400

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  40. Coastline Community College

    11460 Warner Ave., Fountain Valley, California 92708-2597

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  41. Contra Costa College

    2600 Mission Bell Dr, San Pablo, California 94806-3195

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  42. Crafton Hills College

    11711 Sand Canyon Road, Yucaipa, California 92399-1799

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  43. Cuesta College

    Highway 1, San Luis Obispo, California 93403-8106

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  44. Cuyamaca College

    900 Rancho San Diego Pky, El Cajon, California 92019

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  45. College of the Desert

    43-500 Monterey Ave, Palm Desert, California 92260

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  46. Dominican University of California

    50 Acacia Ave, San Rafael, California 94901-2298

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  47. El Camino Community College District

    16007 Crenshaw Blvd, Torrance, California 90506

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  48. Feather River Community College District

    570 Golden Eagle Ave, Quincy, California 95971-9124

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  49. Foothill College

    12345 El Monte Rd, Los Altos Hills, California 94022

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  50. Fresno Pacific University

    1717 S Chestnut Ave, Fresno, California 93702-4709

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  51. Fullerton College

    321 E Chapman Avenue, Fullerton, California 92832-2095

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  52. Grossmont College

    8800 Grossmont College Dr, El Cajon, California 92020-1799

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  53. Hartnell College

    411 Central Avenue, Salinas, California 93901

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  54. Holy Names University

    3500 Mountain Blvd, Oakland, California 94619-1699

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  55. Humboldt State University

    1 Harpst Street, Arcata, California 95521-8299

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  56. Imperial Valley College

    380 E. Aten Road, Imperial, California 92251-0158

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  57. Irvine Valley College

    5500 Irvine Center Drive, Irvine, California 92618-0301

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  58. University of La Verne

    1950 Third St, La Verne, California 91750-4401

    152 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  59. La Sierra University

    4500 Riverwalk Parkway, Riverside, California 92515-8247

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  60. Los Angeles Southwest College

    1600 W Imperial Hwy., Los Angeles, California 90047-4899

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  61. Los Angeles Valley College

    5800 Fulton Avenue, Valley Glen, California 91401-4096

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  62. The Master's College and Seminary

    21726 Placerita Canyon Road, Santa Clarita, California 91321-1200

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  63. Loyola Marymount University

    One Lmu Drive, Los Angeles, California 90045-2659

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  64. College of Marin

    835 College Ave, Kentfield, California 94904-2590

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  65. Merced College

    3600 M St, Merced, California 95348-2898

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  66. Mills College

    5000 MacArthur Blvd, Oakland, California 94613

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  67. MiraCosta College

    One Barnard Drive, Oceanside, California 92056-3899

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  68. Monterey Peninsula College

    980 Fremont St, Monterey, California 93940-4799

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  69. Mount St. Mary's College

    12001 Chalon Rd, Los Angeles, California 90049-1599

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  70. National University

    11255 North Torrey Pines Road, La Jolla, California 92037-1011

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  71. Notre Dame de Namur University

    1500 Ralston Ave, Belmont, California 94002-1908

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  72. Occidental College

    1600 Campus Rd, Los Angeles, California 90041-3392

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  73. Orange Coast College

    2701 Fairview Road, Costa Mesa, California 92626

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  74. Oxnard College

    4000 S Rose Ave, Oxnard, California 93033-6699

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  75. Pacific Union College

    One Angwin Ave, Angwin, California 94508-9707

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  76. University of the Pacific

    3601 Pacific Ave, Stockton, California 95211-0197

    101 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  77. Pepperdine University

    24255 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu, California 90263

    55 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  78. Pitzer College

    1050 North Mills Avenue, Claremont, California 91711-6101

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  79. Point Loma Nazarene University

    3900 Lomaland Dr, San Diego, California 92106-2899

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  80. Pomona College

    550 N College Ave, Claremont, California 91711-6319

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  81. Santa Ana College

    1530 W. 17th Street, Santa Ana, California 92706-3398

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  82. University of Redlands

    1200 E. Colton Ave, Redlands, California 92373-0999

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  83. Sacramento City College

    3835 Freeport Blvd, Sacramento, California 95822-1386

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  84. Saddleback College

    28000 Marguerite Pky, Mission Viejo, California 92692-3635

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  85. San Diego City College

    1313 Park Boulevard, San Diego, California 92101-4787

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  86. San Diego Mesa College

    7250 Mesa College Dr, San Diego, California 92111-4998

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  87. San Diego State University

    5500 Campanile Dr, San Diego, California 92182

    164 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  88. University of San Diego

    5998 Alcala Park, San Diego, California 92110-2492

    97 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  89. San Francisco State University

    1600 Holloway Ave, San Francisco, California 94132

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  90. University of San Francisco

    2130 Fulton St, San Francisco, California 94117-1080

    119 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  91. San Joaquin Delta College

    5151 Pacific Ave, Stockton, California 95207

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  92. William Jessup University

    333 Sunset Blvd., Rocklin, California 95765-3707

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  93. San Jose State University

    1 Washington Sq, San Jose, California 95192-0001

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  94. Santa Barbara City College

    721 Cliff Drive, Santa Barbara, California 93109-2394

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  95. Santa Clara University

    500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, California 95053

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  96. Santa Rosa Junior College

    1501 Mendocino Avenue, Santa Rosa, California 95401-4395

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  97. Scripps College

    1030 North Columbia Avenue, Claremont, California 91711-3905

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  98. Sierra College

    5000 Rocklin Road, Rocklin, California 95677-3397

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  99. Simpson University

    2211 College View Drive, Redding, California 96003-8606

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  100. College of the Siskiyous

    800 College Ave, Weed, California 96094-2899

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  101. Saint Marys College of California

    1928 Saint Marys Road, Moraga, California 94556

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  102. Solano Community College

    4000 Suisun Valley Rd, Fairfield, California 94534-3197

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  103. Sonoma State University

    1801 E Cotati Ave, Rohnert Park, California 94928-3609

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  104. Vanguard University of Southern California

    55 Fair Dr, Costa Mesa, California 92626

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  105. Southwestern College in Chula Vista

    900 Otay Lakes Rd, Chula Vista, California 91910-7299

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  106. University of Southern California

    University Park, Los Angeles, California 90089

    23 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  107. West Los Angeles College

    9000 Overland Avenue, Culver City, California 90230-3519

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  108. West Valley College

    14000 Fruitvale Ave, Saratoga, California 95070-5698

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  109. Westmont College

    955 La Paz Rd, Santa Barbara, California 93108-1089

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  110. Whittier College

    13406 E Philadelphia Street, Whittier, California 90601

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  111. Woodbury University

    7500 Glenoaks Blvd, Burbank, California 91510-7846

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  112. Yuba College

    2088 N Beale Rd, Marysville, California 95901

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  113. Stanford University

    Stanford, California 94305

    5 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  114. California State University-San Marcos

    333 S Twin Oaks Valley Rd, San Marcos, California 92096-0001

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  115. Copper Mountain Community College

    6162 Rotary Way, Joshua Tree, California 92252

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  116. Santiago Canyon College

    8045 E Chapman, Orange, California 92869-4512

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  117. San Diego State University-Imperial Valley Campus

    720 Heber Ave, Calexico, California 92231

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  118. California State University-Channel Islands

    One University Dr, Camarillo, California 93012

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  119. University of California-Merced

    5200 North Lake Road, Merced, California 95343-5603

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  120. University of the West

    1409 N Walnut Grove Ave, Rosemead, California 91770

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  121. Woodland Community College

    2300 E Gibson Rd, Woodland, California 95776

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  122. Providence Christian College

    1539 East Howard Street, Pasadena, California 91104

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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Cities

  1. History Schools in Los Angeles, CA7 Schools
  2. History Schools in Claremont, CA5 Schools
  3. History Schools in San Diego, CA5 Schools
  4. History Schools in Santa Barbara, CA3 Schools
  5. History Schools in Riverside, CA3 Schools
  6. History Schools in Irvine, CA3 Schools
  7. History Schools in El Cajon, CA3 Schools
  8. History Schools in Oakland, CA2 Schools
  9. History Schools in Rocklin, CA2 Schools
  10. History Schools in Pasadena, CA2 Schools
  11. History Schools in Bakersfield, CA2 Schools
  12. History Schools in San Luis Obispo, CA2 Schools
  13. History Schools in Fresno, CA2 Schools
  14. History Schools in Costa Mesa, CA2 Schools
  15. History Schools in San Francisco, CA2 Schools
  16. History Schools in Sacramento, CA2 Schools
  17. History Schools in Stockton, CA2 Schools
  18. History Schools in Merced, CA2 Schools
  19. History Schools in Fullerton, CA2 Schools
  20. History Schools in Orange, CA2 Schools
  21. History Schools in Carson, CA1 Schools
  22. History Schools in Palm Desert, CA1 Schools
  23. History Schools in Oxnard, CA1 Schools
  24. History Schools in Moraga, CA1 Schools
  25. History Schools in Davis, CA1 Schools
  26. History Schools in Long Beach, CA1 Schools
  27. History Schools in Calexico, CA1 Schools
  28. History Schools in Imperial, CA1 Schools
  29. History Schools in Berkeley, CA1 Schools
  30. History Schools in Woodland, CA1 Schools
  31. History Schools in Thousand Oaks, CA1 Schools
  32. History Schools in Joshua Tree, CA1 Schools
  33. History Schools in San Pablo, CA1 Schools
  34. History Schools in Marysville, CA1 Schools
  35. History Schools in Burbank, CA1 Schools
  36. History Schools in Redlands, CA1 Schools
  37. History Schools in San Rafael, CA1 Schools
  38. History Schools in Chico, CA1 Schools
  39. History Schools in Azusa, CA1 Schools
  40. History Schools in Yucaipa, CA1 Schools
  41. History Schools in Salinas, CA1 Schools
  42. History Schools in Rohnert Park, CA1 Schools
  43. History Schools in Quincy, CA1 Schools
  44. History Schools in San Bernardino, CA1 Schools
  45. History Schools in Monterey, CA1 Schools
  46. History Schools in Aptos, CA1 Schools
  47. History Schools in Redding, CA1 Schools
  48. History Schools in Rancho Cucamonga, CA1 Schools
  49. History Schools in Belmont, CA1 Schools
  50. History Schools in Santa Clara, CA1 Schools
  51. History Schools in Weed, CA1 Schools
  52. History Schools in La Verne, CA1 Schools
  53. History Schools in Redwood City, CA1 Schools
  54. History Schools in Santa Cruz, CA1 Schools
  55. History Schools in Los Altos Hills, CA1 Schools
  56. History Schools in Pomona, CA1 Schools
  57. History Schools in Saratoga, CA1 Schools
  58. History Schools in Culver City, CA1 Schools
  59. History Schools in Rosemead, CA1 Schools
  60. History Schools in Mission Viejo, CA1 Schools
  61. History Schools in San Jose, CA1 Schools
  62. History Schools in Malibu, CA1 Schools
  63. History Schools in Chula Vista, CA1 Schools
  64. History Schools in Santa Ana, CA1 Schools
  65. History Schools in Stanford, CA1 Schools
  66. History Schools in Torrance, CA1 Schools
  67. History Schools in Fountain Valley, CA1 Schools
  68. History Schools in Alameda, CA1 Schools
  69. History Schools in Whittier, CA1 Schools
  70. History Schools in Oceanside, CA1 Schools
  71. History Schools in Angwin, CA1 Schools
  72. History Schools in Turlock, CA1 Schools
  73. History Schools in La Mirada, CA1 Schools
  74. History Schools in San Marcos, CA1 Schools
  75. History Schools in Fairfield, CA1 Schools
  76. History Schools in Santa Rosa, CA1 Schools
  77. History Schools in Norwalk, CA1 Schools
  78. History Schools in Camarillo, CA1 Schools
  79. History Schools in Hayward, CA1 Schools
  80. History Schools in Arcata, CA1 Schools

Statistics

Professional Trends

California Vs. National History Employment

California 740
National 8,350

Of all of the history professionals that work in the US, approximately 10% work in California state.

Employment Growth for History professionals In California

710 1,020 770 710 740
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In California, the field of history is growing. 30 more history professionals were working in California in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of history has grown by 4% in California. This growth is faster than the change in the number of history professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of history professionals has shrunk by 2% from 2006 to 2010.

History VS. All Professions salaries in California

$50,940 $56,980 $63,305 $64,195 $61,350
$48,885 $52,410 $54,744 $56,285 $57,176
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: History
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to history professionals are growing in California. The mean salary for history professionals in 2006 was $50,940 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $61,350 per year.

Salary percentiles for History professionals in California

10th percentile
$39,030
25th percentile
$45,725
50th percentile
$56,940
75th percentile
$75,110
90th percentile
$90,900

This represents a 17% growth in salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In California state, within the field of history, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid history professionals earn 133% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for History professionals and related professions in California

History
$61,350
Liberal Arts
$92,650
Political Science
$89,485

History professionals in California earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

History programs available for each degree type for all schools in California

associate
47
bachelor
80
master
31
doctor
13
Certificate
48
Total219

As the number of history professionals is increasing in California state, the number of students graduating from the 122 accredited history schools in California state is also increasing. In 2006 there were 4,261 history graduates from history courses in California and in 2010 there were 4,468 graduates.

This represents a 5% increase in the number of history degree or certificate school graduates in California state. A majority of these graduates, or 37%, graduated with a bachelor's degree in history.

History Faculty Salaries in California

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