Highest-Ranked High School Students in California

Where do high school students who placed in the top 10 percent of their class enroll? The following colleges and universities consist of applicants whose senior superlative might have been, "Most Likely to Succeed."

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1
UC San Diego
La Jolla, CA
100%
2
University of California - Berkeley
Berkeley, CA
98%
3
UCLA
Los Angeles, CA
97%
4
UC Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA
96%
5
UC Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz, CA
96%
6
University of California - Irvine
Irvine, CA
96%
7
University of California - Davis
Davis, CA
95%
8
Harvey Mudd College
Claremont, CA
95%
9
California Institute of Technology
Pasadena, CA
94%
10
UC Riverside
Riverside, CA
94%
11
Stanford University
Stanford, CA
92%
12
Pomona College
Claremont, CA
87%
13
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA
86%
14
Claremont McKenna College
Claremont, CA
85%
15
Deep Springs College
Big Pine, CA
80%
16
Scripps College
Claremont, CA
70%
17
Occidental College
Los Angeles, CA
58%
18
Chapman University
Orange, CA
48%
19
Pitzer College
Claremont, CA
47%
20
Pepperdine University
Malibu, CA
46%
21
Cal Poly
San Luis Obispo, CA
46%
22
University of San Diego
San Diego, CA
45%
23
Loyola Marymount University
Los Angeles, CA
36%
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Santa Clara University
Santa Clara, CA
36%
25
University of Redlands
Redlands, CA
35%