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West Covina, California (CA) Colleges and Universities

There are 89 schools of various types located within 25 miles of West Covina. We'll only be dealing with public and not-for-profit institutions here, with statistics listed across several categories to help you narrow down the number of schools on your list.

Learn the graduation rates, net prices, student populations, and proximity to West Covina of several colleges you may encounter in your search. The statistics you come across here have been calculated by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).

Closest Schools to West Covina, California

There are many colleges near West Covina of various types. Whether you're looking for a community college, private not-for-profit school, or public institution, you'll be able to find several options close to home. The closest four-year college near West Covina is Azusa Pacific University at 4.6 miles away. The next closest schools to West Covina are:

  • Mt San Antonio College (5.8 miles)
  • Rio Hondo College (7.1 miles)
  • Whittier College (7.1 miles)
  • Citrus College (7.3 miles)
  • California State Polytechnic University - Pomona (9.2 miles)

Largest Schools Near West Covina, California

There are several fairly large colleges in the West Covina area. The most populated option is University of Southern California, with 42,453 students in attendance. Many schools aren't far behind and are a mix of public, private and community colleges. Southern California University also has a very high graduation rate, but is one of the most expensive schools on the list. The next largest colleges near West Covina are:

  • California State University-Fullerton (38,128 students)
  • California State University-Long Beach (36,809 students)
  • East Los Angeles College (36,012 students)
  • Santa Ana College (29,590 students)
  • Mt San Antonio College (29,045 students)

Lowest Net Price

Net price can be a helpful figure when it comes to determining the cost of school post-financial aid. The numbers discussed here only apply to full-time undergraduate students. They've been calculated for the 2014-2015 school year. The school with the lowest net price around West Covina is California State University-Los Angeles. The net cost at this college is $3,160. Located in L.A., this school offers a relatively affordable urban college experience. Other comparatively inexpensive options nearby are:

  • California State University - Dominguez Hills ($3,764)
  • Glendale Community College ($3,785)
  • Mt San Antonio College ($4,042)
  • Citrus College ($4,694)
  • Long Beach City College ($5,546)

Highest Graduation Rate

The rates detailed in this section apply exclusively to full-time undergraduate students and are calculated based upon 150% of the typical timespan students need to complete a program. They've been taken from the 2015 school year. The highest graduation rate belonging to a non-specialty school near West Covina is 94%, boasted by Pomona College. This school is a private institution located in a suburban setting. Several other schools offer competing graduation rates, including:

  • Scripps College (92%)
  • Harvey Mudd College (92%)
  • University of Southern California (92%)
  • Claremont McKenna College (92%)
  • California Institute of Technology (91%)

Students looking to stay around West Covina have a wide variety of options to choose from when it comes to college, with dozens of diverse institutions offering desirable qualities.

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