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Sylmar, California (CA) Colleges and Universities

There are 134 schools within 25 miles of Sylmar, California. Take a look at the schools in the area and how they compare in regards to location, size, cost, and graduation rate.

Students looking at schools near Sylmar, California, have several options to consider. Some important factors for students to think about are shown below with statistics from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).

Closest Schools to Sylmar, California

Finding a school near Sylmar may be a priority for some students. Four of the five closest schools to Sylmar are 4-year schools. The closest is a 4-year private school. Take a look at these schools located closest to Sylmar:

  • ITT Technical Institute-Sylmar (located downtown)
  • Los Angeles Mission College (located downtown)
  • California State University-Northridge (6.2 miles from downtown)
  • The Master's College and Seminary (7.8 miles from downtown)
  • Charter College-Canyon Country (8.5 miles from downtown)

Largest Schools Near Sylmar, California

Students may be interested in knowing how many students attend a school when deciding which schools will be a best fit for them. Four out of five of the largest schools near Sylmar are public. The largest of them all is a 4-year private university that is located about 20 miles away from downtown Sylmar. The following are the five largest schools in the area:

  • University of Southern California (43,401 students)
  • University of California-Los Angeles (41,908 students)
  • California State University-Northridge (41,548 students)
  • East Los Angeles College (37,188 students)
  • Santa Monica College (30,615 students)

Lowest Net Price

An important part to think about when choosing a school is considering the cost. The net price is used to show the cost of these Sylmar schools for full-time undergraduate students for the 2014-2015 school year. The school with the lowest net price in the area is a 4-year public university. All five of these schools with low net prices are public schools.

  • California State University-Los Angeles ($3,160)
  • Glendale Community College ($3,785)
  • Pasadena City College ($6,544)
  • Los Angeles City College ($6,621)
  • Los Angeles Trade Technical College ($6,686)

Highest Graduation Rate

Students considering a school can see how many undergraduate students actually complete their degree program within 150% of the normal time using the graduation rate. Four of the schools with the highest graduation rate are private colleges and universities. The four schools with the highest graduation rates are 4-year schools. The following five schools near Sylmar have the highest graduation rate as of 2015:

  • Argosy University-Los Angeles (100% graduation rate)
  • University of Southern California (92% graduation rate)
  • University of California-Los Angeles (91% graduation rate)
  • California Institute of Technology (91% graduation rate)
  • Los Angeles ORT College-Van Nuys Campus (88% graduation rate)

As you can see, students should consider location, student population size, cost, and graduation rate when deciding on a school near Sylmar.

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