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Garden Grove, California (CA) Colleges and Universities

There are a total of 63 colleges within 25 miles of Garden Grove, California. Without looking at specialty or for-profit institutions, we'll divide these schools into 4 categories important to everyone's college search.

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Become familiar with the colleges around Garden Grove, California by looking into their student populations, distance from town, graduation rates, and net prices. You'll be shown statistics that have been compiled and reported by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).

Closest Schools to Garden Grove, California

While there aren't any public or not-for-profit schools located in the city of Garden Grove, there are a wealth of options not far away. In fact, students will find public, private, and community colleges without going further than ten miles from town. The closest schools are:

  • Santa Ana College (2.9 miles)
  • Chapman University (4.8 miles)
  • Coastline Community College (5.5 miles)
  • Fullerton College (5.5 miles)
  • Golden West College (6.2 miles)

Largest Schools near Garden Grove, California

Students looking for a large college experience near Garden Grove will have many options to choose from. Most of the bigger schools are located in urban settings, though there are a couple suburban options in the mix as well. The most populated colleges are:

  • California State University-Fullerton (38,948 students)
  • California State University-Long Beach (37,446 students)
  • East Los Angeles College (37,188 students)
  • University of California-Irvine (30,836 students)
  • Santa Ana College (29,808 students)

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Lowest Net Price

Net price is an important figure since it offers an estimation of what you'll still need to pay after receiving financial aid. The number is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid an institution provides (as well as government funding) from the costs of attendance. Here we'll examine figures that apply only to undergraduate students who attended college full-time during the 2014-2015 school year. The lowest net prices near Garden Grove are:

  • California State University-Los Angeles ($3,160)
  • California State University-Dominguez Hills ($3,764)
  • Mt San Antonio College ($4,042)
  • Long Beach City College ($5,546)
  • Santa Ana College ($6,006)

Highest Graduation Rate

The graduation rates within this section are also drawn only from full-time, undergraduate students and are based upon 150% of the normal time necessary to complete a program during the 2015 school year. The 4-year public option of the University of California-Irvine has the highest graduation rate in the area at 88%, followed by these schools:

  • Soka University of America (86%)
  • Chapman University (79%)
  • Biola University (70%)
  • Azusa Pacific University (68%)
  • California State University-Long Beach (67%)

Students seeking colleges near Garden Grove have many solid options to choose from, with schools offering diverse college experiences in the ways of size, form, and degree programs.

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