Liberal Arts Schools In California

California has 209 accredited liberal arts schools where liberal arts faculty who teach liberal arts classes can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the liberal arts academic community in California, and the future trends in liberal arts training at the following levels:

  • Liberal Arts Certificate
  • Associates degree in Liberal Arts
  • Bachelors degree in Liberal Arts
  • Masters degree in Liberal Arts
  • PhD degree in Liberal Arts


Schools

  1. College of Alameda

    555 Ralph Appezzato Memorial Parkway, Alameda, California 94501

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  2. Allan Hancock College

    800 South College Drive, Santa Maria, California 93454-6399

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  3. American River College

    4700 College Oak Dr, Sacramento, California 95841-4286

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  4. Antelope Valley College

    3041 West Ave K, Lancaster, California 93536-5426

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  5. Azusa Pacific University

    901 E Alosta, Azusa, California 91702-7000

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

    1801 Panorama Dr, Bakersfield, California 93305-1299

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  7. Barstow Community College

    2700 Barstow Road, Barstow, California 92311

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  8. Bethany University

    800 Bethany Dr, Scotts Valley, California 95066-2898

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  9. Biola University

    13800 Biola Ave, La Mirada, California 90639-0001

    170 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  10. Butte College

    3536 Butte Campus Drive, Oroville, California 95965-8399

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  11. Cabrillo College

    6500 Soquel Dr, Aptos, California 95003

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  12. California Baptist University

    8432 Magnolia Ave, Riverside, California 92504-3297

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  13. California Institute of Technology

    1200 E California Blvd, Pasadena, California 91125

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

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

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  15. California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo

    One Grand Ave, San Luis Obispo, California 93407

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  16. Alliant International University

    10455 Pomerado Road, San Diego, California 92131-1799

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  17. California State University-Bakersfield

    9001 Stockdale Hwy, Bakersfield, California 93311-1099

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  18. California State University-Stanislaus

    One University Circle, Turlock, California 95382-0299

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  19. California State University-San Bernardino

    5500 University Pky, San Bernardino, California 92407-2397

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  20. California State Polytechnic University-Pomona

    3801 West Temple Avenue, Pomona, California 91768

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  21. California State University-Chico

    First and Normal Sts, Chico, California 95929-0150

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  22. California State University-Dominguez Hills

    1000 E Victoria St, Carson, California 90747-0005

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  23. California State University-Fresno

    5241 N Maple Ave, Fresno, California 93740

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  24. California State University-Fullerton

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

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  25. California State University-East Bay

    25800 Carlos Bee Blvd, Hayward, California 94542

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  26. California State University-Long Beach

    1250 Bellflower Blvd, Long Beach, California 90840-0115

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  27. California State University-Los Angeles

    5151 State University Dr, Los Angeles, California 90032

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  28. California State University-Northridge

    18111 Nordhoff St, Northridge, California 91330

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  29. California State University-Sacramento

    6000 J St, Sacramento, California 95819-2694

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  30. University of California-Berkeley

    Berkeley, California 94720

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

    One Shields Avenue, Davis, California 95616-8678

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

    Irvine, California 92697

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

    405 Hilgard Ave, Los Angeles, California 90095-1405

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

    900 University Ave, Riverside, California 92521

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

    9500 Gilman Dr, La Jolla, California 92093

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

    Santa Barbara, California 93106

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

    1156 High St, Santa Cruz, California 95064-1011

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

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

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  39. College of the Canyons

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

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  40. Cerritos College

    11110 Alondra Blvd, Norwalk, California 90650-6298

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  41. Cerro Coso Community College

    3000 College Hts Blvd, Ridgecrest, California 93555-9571

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  42. Chabot College

    25555 Hesperian Blvd, Hayward, California 94545

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  43. Chaffey College

    5885 Haven Ave, Rancho Cucamonga, California 91737-3002

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  44. Chapman University

    One University Dr., Orange, California 92866

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  45. Concordia University in Irvine

    1530 Concordia West, Irvine, California 92612-3203

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  46. San Diego Christian College

    2100 Greenfield Dr, El Cajon, California 92019-1157

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  47. Citrus College

    1000 W Foothill Blvd, Glendora, California 91741-1899

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  48. City College of San Francisco

    50 Phelan Ave, San Francisco, California 94112-1898

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  49. Claremont Graduate University

    150 E Tenth St, Claremont, California 91711-6160

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  50. Claremont McKenna College

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

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  51. Coastline Community College

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

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  52. Columbia College in Sonora

    11600 Columbia College Dr, Sonora, California 95370

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  53. El Camino College-Compton Center

    1111 East Artesia Blvd., Compton, California 90221-5393

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  54. Contra Costa College

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

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  55. Cosumnes River College

    8401 Center Parkway, Sacramento, California 95823-5799

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  56. Crafton Hills College

    11711 Sand Canyon Road, Yucaipa, California 92399-1799

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  57. Cuesta College

    Highway 1, San Luis Obispo, California 93403-8106

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  58. Cuyamaca College

    900 Rancho San Diego Pky, El Cajon, California 92019

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  59. Cypress College

    9200 Valley View, Cypress, California 90630-5897

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  60. De Anza College

    21250 Stevens Creek Blvd., Cupertino, California 95014

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  61. College of the Desert

    43-500 Monterey Ave, Palm Desert, California 92260

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  62. Diablo Valley College

    321 Golf Club Rd, Pleasant Hill, California 94523

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  63. Dominican University of California

    50 Acacia Ave, San Rafael, California 94901-2298

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  64. Dominican School of Philosophy & Theology

    2301 Vine Street, Berkeley, California 94708-1816

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  65. East Los Angeles College

    1301 Avenida Cesar Chavez, Monterey Park, California 91754-6099

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  66. El Camino Community College District

    16007 Crenshaw Blvd, Torrance, California 90506

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  67. Evergreen Valley College

    3095 Yerba Buena Rd, San Jose, California 95135-1598

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  68. Feather River Community College District

    570 Golden Eagle Ave, Quincy, California 95971-9124

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  69. Foothill College

    12345 El Monte Rd, Los Altos Hills, California 94022

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  70. Fresno City College

    1101 E. University Ave, Fresno, California 93741

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  71. Fresno Pacific University

    1717 S Chestnut Ave, Fresno, California 93702-4709

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  72. Fullerton College

    321 E Chapman Avenue, Fullerton, California 92832-2095

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  73. Gavilan College

    5055 Santa Teresa Blvd, Gilroy, California 95020

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  74. Glendale Community College in Glendale, CA

    1500 N Verdugo Rd, Glendale, California 91208-2894

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  75. Golden West College

    15744 Goldenwest St., Huntington Beach, California 92647-2710

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  76. Grossmont College

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

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  77. Hartnell College

    411 Central Avenue, Salinas, California 93901

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  78. Holy Names University

    3500 Mountain Blvd, Oakland, California 94619-1699

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  79. Pacifica Graduate Institute

    249 Lambert Rd, Carpinteria, California 93013

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  80. Humboldt State University

    1 Harpst Street, Arcata, California 95521-8299

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  81. Humphreys College-Stockton and Modesto Campuses

    6650 Inglewood Ave, Stockton, California 95207-3896

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  82. Imperial Valley College

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

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  83. Irvine Valley College

    5500 Irvine Center Drive, Irvine, California 92618-0301

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  84. John F Kennedy University

    100 Ellinwood Way, Pleasant Hill, California 94523-4817

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  85. American Jewish University

    15600 Mulholland Dr, Los Angeles, California 90077-1519

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  86. Reedley College

    995 N Reed Ave, Reedley, California 93654

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  87. University of La Verne

    1950 Third St, La Verne, California 91750-4401

    152 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  88. Lake Tahoe Community College

    One College Drive, South Lake Tahoe, California 96150

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  89. Laney College

    900 Fallon St, Oakland, California 94607

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  90. Lassen Community College

    Hwy 139, Susanville, California 96130

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  91. La Sierra University

    4500 Riverwalk Parkway, Riverside, California 92515-8247

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  92. Loma Linda University

    Loma Linda, California 92350

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  93. Long Beach City College

    4901 E. Carson St., Long Beach, California 90808-1706

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  94. Los Angeles Harbor College

    1111 Figueroa Place, Wilmington, California 90744-2397

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  95. Los Angeles Pierce College

    6201 Winnetka Ave, Woodland Hills, California 91371-0002

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  96. Los Angeles Southwest College

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

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  97. Los Angeles Trade Technical College

    400 W Washington Blvd, Los Angeles, California 90015-4181

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  98. Los Angeles Valley College

    5800 Fulton Avenue, Valley Glen, California 91401-4096

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  99. The Master's College and Seminary

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

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  100. Los Angeles City College

    855 N Vermont Ave, Los Angeles, California 90029

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  101. Los Angeles Mission College

    13356 Eldridge Avenue, Sylmar, California 91342-3245

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  102. Los Medanos College

    2700 East Leland Road, Pittsburg, California 94565

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  103. Loyola Marymount University

    One Lmu Drive, Los Angeles, California 90045-2659

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  104. College of Marin

    835 College Ave, Kentfield, California 94904-2590

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  105. Marymount College

    30800 Palos Verdes Drive East, Rancho Palos Verdes, California 90275-6299

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  106. Mendocino College

    1000 Hensley Creek Road, Ukiah, California 95482

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  107. Menlo College

    1000 El Camino Real, Atherton, California 94027-4301

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  108. Merced College

    3600 M St, Merced, California 95348-2898

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  109. Merritt College

    12500 Campus Dr, Oakland, California 94619-3196

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  110. Mills College

    5000 MacArthur Blvd, Oakland, California 94613

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  111. MiraCosta College

    One Barnard Drive, Oceanside, California 92056-3899

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  112. Mission College

    3000 Mission College Blvd, Santa Clara, California 95054-1897

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  113. Modesto Junior College

    435 College Ave, Modesto, California 95350-5800

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  114. Monterey Peninsula College

    980 Fremont St, Monterey, California 93940-4799

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  115. Moorpark College

    7075 Campus Rd, Moorpark, California 93021-1695

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  116. Mt. San Antonio College

    1100 N Grand Ave, Walnut, California 91789-1399

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  117. Mount St. Mary's College

    12001 Chalon Rd, Los Angeles, California 90049-1599

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  118. Mt. San Jacinto Community College District

    1499 N. State S., San Jacinto, California 92583-2399

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  119. Napa Valley College

    2277 Napa-Vallejo Hwy, Napa, California 94558-6236

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  120. The National Hispanic University

    14271 Story Rd, San Jose, California 95127-3823

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  121. National University

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

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  122. Notre Dame de Namur University

    1500 Ralston Ave, Belmont, California 94002-1908

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  123. Occidental College

    1600 Campus Rd, Los Angeles, California 90041-3392

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  124. Ohlone Community College

    43600 Mission Blvd, Fremont, California 94539-0390

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  125. Orange Coast College

    2701 Fairview Road, Costa Mesa, California 92626

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  126. Oxnard College

    4000 S Rose Ave, Oxnard, California 93033-6699

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  127. Hope International University

    2500 E Nutwood Ave, Fullerton, California 92831-3199

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  128. University of the Pacific

    3601 Pacific Ave, Stockton, California 95211-0197

    101 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  129. Palo Verde College

    One College Drive, Blythe, California 92225

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  130. Palomar College

    1140 W. Mission, San Marcos, California 92069-1487

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  131. Pasadena City College

    1570 E Colorado Blvd., Pasadena, California 91106-2003

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  132. Patten University

    2433 Coolidge Ave, Oakland, California 94601

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  133. Pepperdine University

    24255 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu, California 90263

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

    1050 North Mills Avenue, Claremont, California 91711-6101

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  135. Point Loma Nazarene University

    3900 Lomaland Dr, San Diego, California 92106-2899

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  136. Pomona College

    550 N College Ave, Claremont, California 91711-6319

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  137. Porterville College

    100 E College Ave, Porterville, California 93257

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  138. Santa Ana College

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

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  139. University of Redlands

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

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  140. College of the Redwoods

    7351 Tompkins Hill Rd, Eureka, California 95501-9300

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  141. Rio Hondo College

    3600 Workman Mill Rd, Whittier, California 90601-1616

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  142. Riverside Community College

    4800 Magnolia Avenue, Riverside, California 92506

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  143. Argosy University-San Francisco Bay Area

    1005 Atlantic Avenue, Alameda, California 94501

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  144. Sacramento City College

    3835 Freeport Blvd, Sacramento, California 95822-1386

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  145. Saddleback College

    28000 Marguerite Pky, Mission Viejo, California 92692-3635

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  146. San Diego City College

    1313 Park Boulevard, San Diego, California 92101-4787

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  147. San Diego Mesa College

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

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  148. San Diego Miramar College

    10440 Black Mountain Rd, San Diego, California 92126-2999

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  149. San Diego State University

    5500 Campanile Dr, San Diego, California 92182

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

    5998 Alcala Park, San Diego, California 92110-2492

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

    1600 Holloway Ave, San Francisco, California 94132

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  152. University of San Francisco

    2130 Fulton St, San Francisco, California 94117-1080

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

    5151 Pacific Ave, Stockton, California 95207

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  154. San Jose City College

    2100 Moorpark Ave, San Jose, California 95128-2798

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  155. San Jose State University

    1 Washington Sq, San Jose, California 95192-0001

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  156. College of San Mateo

    1700 W Hillsdale Blvd, San Mateo, California 94402-3784

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  157. Santa Barbara City College

    721 Cliff Drive, Santa Barbara, California 93109-2394

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  158. Santa Clara University

    500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, California 95053

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  159. Santa Monica College

    1900 Pico Blvd, Santa Monica, California 90405-1628

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  160. Santa Rosa Junior College

    1501 Mendocino Avenue, Santa Rosa, California 95401-4395

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  161. Scripps College

    1030 North Columbia Avenue, Claremont, California 91711-3905

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  162. College of the Sequoias

    915 S Mooney Blvd, Visalia, California 93277-2214

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  163. Shasta College

    11555 Old Oregon Trail, Redding, California 96003

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  164. Sierra College

    5000 Rocklin Road, Rocklin, California 95677-3397

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  165. Simpson University

    2211 College View Drive, Redding, California 96003-8606

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  166. College of the Siskiyous

    800 College Ave, Weed, California 96094-2899

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  167. Skyline College in San Bruno

    3300 College Dr, San Bruno, California 94066-1698

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  168. San Bernardino Valley College

    701 South Mount Vernon Avenue, San Bernardino, California 92410-2798

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  169. Saint Marys College of California

    1928 Saint Marys Road, Moraga, California 94556

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  170. Solano Community College

    4000 Suisun Valley Rd, Fairfield, California 94534-3197

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  171. Sonoma State University

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

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  172. Southwestern College in Chula Vista

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

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  173. University of Southern California

    University Park, Los Angeles, California 90089

    23 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  174. Taft College

    29 Emmons Park Drive, Taft, California 93268

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  175. Thomas Aquinas College

    10000 N Ojai Rd, Santa Paula, California 93060

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  176. Epic Bible College

    5225 Hillsdale at Madison, Sacramento, California 95842

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  177. Ventura College

    4667 Telegraph Rd, Ventura, California 93003-3872

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  178. Victor Valley College

    18422 Bear Valley Rd, Victorville, California 92395-5850

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  179. Berkeley City College

    2050 Center St, Berkeley, California 94704

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  180. West Hills College Coalinga

    300 Cherry Lane, Coalinga, California 93210

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  181. West Los Angeles College

    9000 Overland Avenue, Culver City, California 90230-3519

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  182. West Valley College

    14000 Fruitvale Ave, Saratoga, California 95070-5698

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  183. Westmont College

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

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  184. Whittier College

    13406 E Philadelphia Street, Whittier, California 90601

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  185. Yuba College

    2088 N Beale Rd, Marysville, California 95901

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  186. Stanford University

    Stanford, California 94305

    5 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  187. Antioch University Los Angeles

    400 Corporate Pointe, Culver City, California 90230-7615

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  188. Antioch University-Santa Barbara

    801 Garden St, Suite 101, Santa Barbara, California 93101-1581

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  189. Brandman University- Part of the Chapman University System

    16355 Laguna Canyon Road, Irvine, California 92618

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  190. Las Positas College

    3000 Campus Hill Drive, Livermore, California 94551-7650

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  191. California State University-San Marcos

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

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  192. Copper Mountain Community College

    6162 Rotary Way, Joshua Tree, California 92252

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  193. Santiago Canyon College

    8045 E Chapman, Orange, California 92869-4512

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  194. Soka University of America

    1 University Drive, Aliso Viejo, California 92656-4105

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  195. California State University-Monterey Bay

    100 Campus Center, Seaside, California 93955-8001

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  196. Argosy University-Orange County

    601 South Lewis Street, Orange, California 92868

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  197. San Diego State University-Imperial Valley Campus

    720 Heber Ave, Calexico, California 92231

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  198. California State University-Channel Islands

    One University Dr, Camarillo, California 93012

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  199. Folsom Lake College

    10 College Parkway, Folsom, California 95630

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  200. Community Christian College

    251 Tennessee St, Redlands, California 92373

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Cities

  1. Liberal Arts Schools in Los Angeles, CA11 Schools
  2. Liberal Arts Schools in San Diego, CA8 Schools
  3. Liberal Arts Schools in Oakland, CA5 Schools
  4. Liberal Arts Schools in Sacramento, CA5 Schools
  5. Liberal Arts Schools in Claremont, CA5 Schools
  6. Liberal Arts Schools in San Jose, CA4 Schools
  7. Liberal Arts Schools in Riverside, CA4 Schools
  8. Liberal Arts Schools in Santa Barbara, CA4 Schools
  9. Liberal Arts Schools in Irvine, CA4 Schools
  10. Liberal Arts Schools in Fullerton, CA3 Schools
  11. Liberal Arts Schools in Orange, CA3 Schools
  12. Liberal Arts Schools in Fresno, CA3 Schools
  13. Liberal Arts Schools in San Bernardino, CA3 Schools
  14. Liberal Arts Schools in Stockton, CA3 Schools
  15. Liberal Arts Schools in El Cajon, CA3 Schools
  16. Liberal Arts Schools in Pasadena, CA3 Schools
  17. Liberal Arts Schools in Berkeley, CA3 Schools
  18. Liberal Arts Schools in San Francisco, CA3 Schools
  19. Liberal Arts Schools in Alameda, CA2 Schools
  20. Liberal Arts Schools in Pleasant Hill, CA2 Schools
  21. Liberal Arts Schools in Santa Clara, CA2 Schools
  22. Liberal Arts Schools in Redlands, CA2 Schools
  23. Liberal Arts Schools in Whittier, CA2 Schools
  24. Liberal Arts Schools in Hayward, CA2 Schools
  25. Liberal Arts Schools in Redding, CA2 Schools
  26. Liberal Arts Schools in Long Beach, CA2 Schools
  27. Liberal Arts Schools in San Marcos, CA2 Schools
  28. Liberal Arts Schools in Bakersfield, CA2 Schools
  29. Liberal Arts Schools in Culver City, CA2 Schools
  30. Liberal Arts Schools in San Luis Obispo, CA2 Schools
  31. Liberal Arts Schools in Santa Maria, CA1 Schools
  32. Liberal Arts Schools in Gilroy, CA1 Schools
  33. Liberal Arts Schools in Folsom, CA1 Schools
  34. Liberal Arts Schools in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA1 Schools
  35. Liberal Arts Schools in La Verne, CA1 Schools
  36. Liberal Arts Schools in Barstow, CA1 Schools
  37. Liberal Arts Schools in Lancaster, CA1 Schools
  38. Liberal Arts Schools in Rocklin, CA1 Schools
  39. Liberal Arts Schools in Santa Monica, CA1 Schools
  40. Liberal Arts Schools in Monterey Park, CA1 Schools
  41. Liberal Arts Schools in Loma Linda, CA1 Schools
  42. Liberal Arts Schools in Ventura, CA1 Schools
  43. Liberal Arts Schools in Ridgecrest, CA1 Schools
  44. Liberal Arts Schools in Fairfield, CA1 Schools
  45. Liberal Arts Schools in Santa Cruz, CA1 Schools
  46. Liberal Arts Schools in Woodland, CA1 Schools
  47. Liberal Arts Schools in Torrance, CA1 Schools
  48. Liberal Arts Schools in Norco, CA1 Schools
  49. Liberal Arts Schools in Camarillo, CA1 Schools
  50. Liberal Arts Schools in Fremont, CA1 Schools
  51. Liberal Arts Schools in Scotts Valley, CA1 Schools
  52. Liberal Arts Schools in Marysville, CA1 Schools
  53. Liberal Arts Schools in Pomona, CA1 Schools
  54. Liberal Arts Schools in Victorville, CA1 Schools
  55. Liberal Arts Schools in Carpinteria, CA1 Schools
  56. Liberal Arts Schools in Reedley, CA1 Schools
  57. Liberal Arts Schools in Saratoga, CA1 Schools
  58. Liberal Arts Schools in Chico, CA1 Schools
  59. Liberal Arts Schools in Cypress, CA1 Schools
  60. Liberal Arts Schools in Walnut, CA1 Schools
  61. Liberal Arts Schools in Yucaipa, CA1 Schools
  62. Liberal Arts Schools in Moorpark, CA1 Schools
  63. Liberal Arts Schools in Salinas, CA1 Schools
  64. Liberal Arts Schools in Livermore, CA1 Schools
  65. Liberal Arts Schools in Oroville, CA1 Schools
  66. Liberal Arts Schools in La Mirada, CA1 Schools
  67. Liberal Arts Schools in Chula Vista, CA1 Schools
  68. Liberal Arts Schools in Oxnard, CA1 Schools
  69. Liberal Arts Schools in Monterey, CA1 Schools
  70. Liberal Arts Schools in Moraga, CA1 Schools
  71. Liberal Arts Schools in Quincy, CA1 Schools
  72. Liberal Arts Schools in Norwalk, CA1 Schools
  73. Liberal Arts Schools in National City, CA1 Schools
  74. Liberal Arts Schools in Santa Paula, CA1 Schools
  75. Liberal Arts Schools in Seaside, CA1 Schools
  76. Liberal Arts Schools in Napa, CA1 Schools
  77. Liberal Arts Schools in Merced, CA1 Schools
  78. Liberal Arts Schools in Carson, CA1 Schools
  79. Liberal Arts Schools in Moreno Valley, CA1 Schools
  80. Liberal Arts Schools in Belmont, CA1 Schools
  81. Liberal Arts Schools in Pittsburg, CA1 Schools
  82. Liberal Arts Schools in Modesto, CA1 Schools
  83. Liberal Arts Schools in Weed, CA1 Schools
  84. Liberal Arts Schools in Oceanside, CA1 Schools
  85. Liberal Arts Schools in San Jacinto, CA1 Schools
  86. Liberal Arts Schools in Coalinga, CA1 Schools
  87. Liberal Arts Schools in Atherton, CA1 Schools
  88. Liberal Arts Schools in Sonora, CA1 Schools
  89. Liberal Arts Schools in Susanville, CA1 Schools
  90. Liberal Arts Schools in Lemoore, CA1 Schools
  91. Liberal Arts Schools in Redwood City, CA1 Schools
  92. Liberal Arts Schools in Turlock, CA1 Schools
  93. Liberal Arts Schools in South Lake Tahoe, CA1 Schools
  94. Liberal Arts Schools in Glendale, CA1 Schools
  95. Liberal Arts Schools in Huntington Beach, CA1 Schools
  96. Liberal Arts Schools in Costa Mesa, CA1 Schools
  97. Liberal Arts Schools in Porterville, CA1 Schools
  98. Liberal Arts Schools in San Bruno, CA1 Schools
  99. Liberal Arts Schools in San Pablo, CA1 Schools
  100. Liberal Arts Schools in Santa Rosa, CA1 Schools
  101. Liberal Arts Schools in Los Altos Hills, CA1 Schools
  102. Liberal Arts Schools in Thousand Oaks, CA1 Schools
  103. Liberal Arts Schools in Palm Desert, CA1 Schools
  104. Liberal Arts Schools in Aliso Viejo, CA1 Schools
  105. Liberal Arts Schools in Taft, CA1 Schools
  106. Liberal Arts Schools in San Rafael, CA1 Schools
  107. Liberal Arts Schools in Ukiah, CA1 Schools
  108. Liberal Arts Schools in Azusa, CA1 Schools
  109. Liberal Arts Schools in Blythe, CA1 Schools
  110. Liberal Arts Schools in Mission Viejo, CA1 Schools
  111. Liberal Arts Schools in Visalia, CA1 Schools
  112. Liberal Arts Schools in Rohnert Park, CA1 Schools
  113. Liberal Arts Schools in Eureka, CA1 Schools
  114. Liberal Arts Schools in Compton, CA1 Schools
  115. Liberal Arts Schools in Calexico, CA1 Schools
  116. Liberal Arts Schools in Santa Ana, CA1 Schools
  117. Liberal Arts Schools in Stanford, CA1 Schools
  118. Liberal Arts Schools in Aptos, CA1 Schools
  119. Liberal Arts Schools in Arcata, CA1 Schools
  120. Liberal Arts Schools in Rancho Cucamonga, CA1 Schools
  121. Liberal Arts Schools in Imperial, CA1 Schools
  122. Liberal Arts Schools in Fountain Valley, CA1 Schools
  123. Liberal Arts Schools in San Mateo, CA1 Schools
  124. Liberal Arts Schools in Cupertino, CA1 Schools
  125. Liberal Arts Schools in Davis, CA1 Schools
  126. Liberal Arts Schools in Malibu, CA1 Schools
  127. Liberal Arts Schools in Glendora, CA1 Schools
  128. Liberal Arts Schools in Joshua Tree, CA1 Schools

Statistics

Professional Trends

California Vs. National Liberal Arts Employment

California 8,240
National 69,880

Of all of the liberal arts professionals in the country, nearly 12% are in the state of California.

Employment Growth for Liberal arts professionals In California

No data 5,870 7,130 8,320 8,240
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Liberal Arts VS. All Professions salaries in California

No data $84,130 $81,590 $83,430 $92,650
$48,885 $52,410 $54,744 $56,285 $57,176
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Liberal Arts
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

Salary percentiles for Liberal arts professionals in California

10th percentile
$42,190
25th percentile
$62,880
50th percentile
$88,530
75th percentile
$116,940
90th percentile
$156,890

In the state of California, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of liberal arts. The pay differential between the highest paid liberal arts professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 272%

Average Salaries for Liberal arts professionals and related professions in California

English
$79,803
History
$61,350
Liberal Arts
$92,650
Math
$96,792
Music
$34,845

In California, liberal arts professionals earn, on average, more than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Liberal Arts programs available for each degree type for all schools in California

associate
270
bachelor
157
master
30
doctor
14
Certificate
328
Total799

In California, there were 52,738 graduates in 2006. And there were 48,735 graduates from liberal arts courses in 2010.

This represents a 8% decrease in the number of liberal arts degree or certificate school graduates in California state. 41% of these graduates received a undergraduate certificate in liberal arts.

Liberal Arts Faculty Salaries in California

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