College Rankings - Nightlife in California

Making the grade: A high grade in Nightlife indicates that there are many bars and clubs in the area that are easily accessible and affordable. Other determining factors include the number of options for the under-21 crowd and the prevalence of house parties. How exactly does CP calculate these grades?

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A+
California State University - Chico
Chico, CA
15,316
A
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA
18,316
A-
Occidental College
Los Angeles, CA
2,177
A-
San Diego State University
San Diego, CA
25,990
A-
San Jose State University
San Jose, CA
25,157
A-
UCLA
Los Angeles, CA
27,941
A-
UC Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA
19,017
B+
Cal State Fullerton
Fullerton, CA
32,379
B+
Cal State Long Beach
Long Beach, CA
31,053
B+
Sacramento State
Sacramento, CA
25,583
B+
Loyola Marymount University
Los Angeles, CA
6,085
B+
Pacific Union College
Angwin, CA
1,564
B+
San Francisco State University
San Francisco, CA
26,449
B+
Santa Clara University
Santa Clara, CA
5,250
B+
University of San Diego
San Diego, CA
5,457
B+
University of San Francisco
San Francisco, CA
6,379
B
California College of the Arts
San Francisco, CA
1,446
B
Cal Poly
San Luis Obispo, CA
17,686
B
Cal State Fresno
Fresno, CA
19,719
B
Cal State Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA
18,111
B
Cal State Northridge
Northridge, CA
31,442
B
Cal State San Bernardino
San Bernardino, CA
15,914
B
Chapman University
Orange, CA
5,681
B
Mills College
Oakland, CA
949
B
Mount St. Mary's College
Los Angeles, CA
2,458