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Universities in California offer students a variety of experiences with a mix of small liberal arts colleges, art schools and large research institutions located throughout the state. Dozens of the approximately 100 four-year, degree-granting institutions in California are publicly funded.
The state is also home to many well-known private universities and colleges. Los Angeles, San Jose, San Diego and the capital city of Sacramento are home to many of the top universities in California.
20. Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, CA
Azusa Pacific University is a private institution that was founded in 1899. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 5,883, its setting is suburban, and the campus size is 103 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Its tuition and fees are $36,120 (2016-17).
Azusa Pacific University is an evangelical Christian community of disciples and scholars who seek to advance the work of God in the world through academic excellence in liberal arts and professional programs of higher education that encourage students to develop a Christian perspective of truth and life.
The student-faculty ratio at Azusa Pacific University is 12:1, and the school has 60.1 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students.
The most popular majors at Azusa Pacific University include: Health Professions and Related Programs, Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Psychology, Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities and Visual and Performing Arts.
Azusa Pacific University offers a number of student services, including nonremedial tutoring, women’s center, health service, health insurance.
Azusa Pacific University also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at Azusa Pacific University.