Colton, California (CA) Colleges and Universities

Bolster your knowledge of the schools in your area through statistics calculated by the the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES). We'll be checking out student populations, net prices, graduation rates, and distance from Colton.

Closest Schools to Colton, California

The closest schools to Colton are located in the cities of San Bernardino, Riverside, and Redlands. Within those areas, students will find both 2-year and 4-year college options. The nearest institutions are:

  • San Bernardino Valley College (3.7 miles)
  • University of California-Riverside (6.1 miles)
  • Riverside City College (8.4 miles)
  • University of Redlands (8.5 miles)

Largest Schools Near Colton, California

The biggest schools near town are a mix of 4-year and 2-year colleges, all of them public. Most are located in urban settings, though one is set on a suburban campus. The most populated of the bunch are as follows:

  • University of California-Riverside (21,385 students)
  • Chaffey College (21,054 students)
  • California State University-San Bernardino (20,024 students)
  • Riverside City College (19,086 students)
  • San Bernardino Valley College (13,136 students)

Lowest Net Price

Net price is arrived at by subtracting the average amount of financial aid provided by an institution and federal loans from the overall cost of going to school. Undergraduate students planning on attending full-time can use this section to get a read on what they'll need financially after receiving aid. Over 2014-2015, the colleges boasting the lowest net prices around Colton were:

  • California State University-San Bernardino ($6,984)
  • Norco College ($7,097)
  • San Bernardino Valley College ($8,310)
  • Riverside City College ($8,395)
  • Moreno Valley College ($8,696)

Highest Graduation Rate

Here we'll detail graduation rates that are based upon 150% of the normal time required for full-time undergraduate students to finish off their degree programs. In 2015, Pomona College had the highest rate in the area at 94%, followed by:

  • Scripps College (92%)
  • Harvey Mudd College (92%)
  • Claremont McKenna College (92%)
  • Pitzer College (90%)
  • University of California-Riverside (73%)

Students in the Colton area have a good amount of college options, including community colleges offering less expensive tuition and large university possibilities such as University of California-Riverside.

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