College Rankings - Academics in California

Making the grade: A high Academics grade generally indicates that professors are knowledgeable, accessible, and genuinely interested in their students' welfare. Other determining factors include class size, how well professors communicate, and whether or not classes are engaging. How exactly does CP calculate these grades?

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California Institute of Technology
Pasadena, CA
997
A+
Claremont McKenna College
Claremont, CA
1,264
A+
Pomona College
Claremont, CA
1,607
A+
Stanford University
Stanford, CA
7,063
A
Harvey Mudd College
Claremont, CA
784
A
Pitzer College
Claremont, CA
1,084
A
Santa Clara University
Santa Clara, CA
5,250
A
Scripps College
Claremont, CA
945
A
University of California - Berkeley
Berkeley, CA
25,774
A
UCLA
Los Angeles, CA
27,941
A
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA
18,316
A-
Chapman University
Orange, CA
5,681
A-
Loyola Marymount University
Los Angeles, CA
6,085
A-
Mills College
Oakland, CA
949
A-
Occidental College
Los Angeles, CA
2,177
A-
Pepperdine University
Malibu, CA
3,488
A-
Point Loma Nazarene University
San Diego, CA
2,415
A-
The Master's College & Seminary
Santa Clarita, CA
1,134
A-
University of California - Davis
Davis, CA
25,101
A-
University of California - Irvine
Irvine, CA
22,216
A-
UC San Diego
La Jolla, CA
22,676
A-
UC Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA
18,620
A-
University of San Diego
San Diego, CA
5,457
A-
University of San Francisco
San Francisco, CA
6,508
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University of the Pacific
Stockton, CA
3,867