College Rankings - Best Areas to Live In After Graduation in California

Some students love their college experience so much that they never want to leave—literally. Here's a look at the schools that have the most livable post-graduate options.

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1
University of San Diego
San Diego, CA
10.00 / 10
2
San Diego State University
San Diego, CA
9.84 / 10
3
Loyola Marymount University
Los Angeles, CA
9.51 / 10
4
UC San Diego
La Jolla, CA
9.39 / 10
5
UCLA
Los Angeles, CA
9.35 / 10
6
University of San Francisco
San Francisco, CA
9.31 / 10
7
San Francisco State University
San Francisco, CA
9.15 / 10
8
San Jose State University
San Jose, CA
9.11 / 10
9
Cal State Long Beach
Long Beach, CA
9.03 / 10
10
Stanford University
Stanford, CA
9.03 / 10
11
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA
8.99 / 10
12
Pacific Union College
Angwin, CA
8.91 / 10
13
Vanguard Southern California
Costa Mesa, CA
8.91 / 10
14
William Jessup University
Rocklin, CA
8.87 / 10
15
Santa Clara University
Santa Clara, CA
8.87 / 10
16
Sacramento State
Sacramento, CA
8.87 / 10
17
Point Loma Nazarene University
San Diego, CA
8.79 / 10
18
Cal State San Marcos
San Marcos, CA
8.74 / 10
19
Brandman University
Irvine, CA
8.74 / 10
20
University of La Verne
La Verne, CA
8.70 / 10
21
California College of the Arts
San Francisco, CA
8.70 / 10
22
Concordia University Irvine
Irvine, CA
8.66 / 10
23
California Institute of Technology
Pasadena, CA
8.62 / 10
24
Pepperdine University
Malibu, CA
8.62 / 10
25
Cal State Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA
8.62 / 10