Best Communication Colleges in California

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We have created a 2018 ranking of the best colleges in California that offer Communication degrees to help you find a school that fits your needs. Each school's ranking is based on the compilation of our data from reliable government sources, student surveys, college graduate interviews, and editorial review. In addition, you can view our entire list of all 18 Communication schools located within California. We also provide reviews, facts, and questions and answers for schools on our site and offer you access to get valuable information from colleges and universities today.

Best Communication Colleges in California for 2018

Rank School Name Location Description   Rating
1 University of California-Santa Barbara Santa Barbara, CA

University of California-Santa Barbara offers 4 Communication Degree programs. It's a large public university in a mid sized suburb. In 2015, 363 students graduated in the study area of Communication with students earning 352 Bachelor's degrees, 7 Doctoral degrees, and 4 Master's degrees.

Based on 52 Reviews
2 University of California-San Diego La Jolla, CA

University of California-San Diego offers 4 Communication Degree programs. It's a large public university in a large city. In 2015, 294 students graduated in the study area of Communication with students earning 284 Bachelor's degrees, 7 Doctoral degrees, and 3 Master's degrees.

Based on 36 Reviews
3 University of California-Davis Davis, CA

University of California-Davis offers 4 Communication Degree programs. It's a large public university in a small suburb. In 2015, 294 students graduated in the study area of Communication with students earning 293 Bachelor's degrees, 1 Doctoral degree.

Based on 92 Reviews
4 University of San Diego San Diego, CA

University of San Diego offers 2 Communication Degree programs. It's a medium sized private university in a large city. In 2015, 138 students graduated in the study area of Communication with students earning 138 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 8 Reviews
5 University of Southern California Los Angeles, CA

University of Southern California offers 1 Communication Degree program. It's a large private university in a large city. In 2015, 1 students graduated in the study area of Communication with students earning 1 Certificates degree.

Based on 52 Reviews
6 Pepperdine University Malibu, CA

Pepperdine University offers 3 Communication Degree programs. It's a medium sized private university in a large suburb. In 2015, 18 students graduated in the study area of Communication with students earning 14 Bachelor's degrees, and 4 Master's degrees.

Based on 8 Reviews
7 Concordia University-Irvine Irvine, CA

Concordia University-Irvine offers 1 Communication Degree program. It's a medium sized private university in a mid sized city. In 2015, 35 students graduated in the study area of Communication with students earning 35 Bachelor's degrees.

8 Fresno Pacific University Fresno, CA

Fresno Pacific University offers 1 Communication Degree program. It's a small private university in a large city. In 2015, 7 students graduated in the study area of Communication with students earning 7 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 4 Reviews
9 California Baptist University Riverside, CA

California Baptist University offers 1 Communication Degree program. It's a medium sized private university in a large city.

10 Pacific Union College Angwin, CA

Pacific Union College offers 0 Communication Degree programs. It's a small private university in a outlying rural.

List of all Communication Colleges in California

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School Logo School Name Average tuition Student Teacher Ratio Enrolled Students
University of California-Santa Barbara University of California-Santa Barbara Santa Barbara, CA
3/5
24 : 1 23,497
University of California-San Diego University of California-San Diego La Jolla, CA
3/5
15 : 1 32,906
University of California-Davis University of California-Davis Davis, CA
3/5
15 : 1 35,186
University of San Diego University of San Diego San Diego, CA
5/5
15 : 1 8,251
University of Southern California University of Southern California Los Angeles, CA
5/5
16 : 1 43,401
Pepperdine University Pepperdine University Malibu, CA
5/5
16 : 1 7,632
Concordia University-Irvine Concordia University-Irvine Irvine, CA
5/5
24 : 1 4,505
Fresno Pacific University Fresno Pacific University Fresno, CA
5/5
13 : 1 3,342
California Baptist University California Baptist University Riverside, CA
5/5
22 : 1 8,541
Pacific Union College Pacific Union College Angwin, CA
5/5
17 : 1 1,555
National University National University La Jolla, CA
3/5
30 : 1 17,488
The Master's College and Seminary The Master's College and Seminary Santa Clarita, CA
5/5
18 : 1 1,713
Holy Names University Holy Names University Oakland, CA
5/5
14 : 1 1,049
San Diego Christian College San Diego Christian College Santee, CA
5/5
20 : 1 916
University Logo University of Phoenix-California Costa Mesa, CA
3/5
28 : 1 17,869
Woodbury University Woodbury University Burbank, CA
5/5
10 : 1 1,457
Providence Christian College Providence Christian College Pasadena, CA
5/5
13 : 1 147
University of Phoenix-San Diego Campus University of Phoenix-San Diego Campus San Diego, CA

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Additional Communication Degree Facts for California Schools

California Schools offering online Communication degrees

Online Communication degrees are available at a variety of different schools with as many as 35 degrees earned at the most popular school. Read more below about all schools that have offered online Communication degrees. If you are interested learning more about getting a degree online, check out our page dedicated to online degree information.

Certificate
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Doctoral
School Name Certificate Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
National University 0 2 13 20 0
University of Phoenix-California 0 0 13 0 0
San Diego Christian College 0 0 8 0 0
How many California schools offer online Communication degrees?
  • 1 Associate's
  • 3 Bachelor's
  • 2 Master's

What Communication degree programs were earned in California?

Degree Level Program Length Colleges Graduates
Associate's 2-year Length 1 Colleges 2 Graduates
Bachelor's 4-year Length 17 Colleges 1,185 Graduates
Certificates < 1 year Length 1 Colleges 1 Graduates
Doctoral 1-2 year Length 3 Colleges 15 Graduates
Master's 1+ years Length 6 Colleges 31 Graduates
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