Salida, California (CA) Colleges and Universities

There are more than 22 schools within 25 miles of Salida, California. Go over the schools with the closest campuses, lowest net prices, highest graduation rates, and largest student bodies to find the school for you.

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Although there are no traditional schools located in Salida, the surrounding area is home to a number of colleges and universities, including a state college campus, a junior college and two private 4-year colleges. To help students make the right pick, we compare the mainstream schools in the area in different categories, using information we have taken from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES):

Closest Schools to Salida, California

Although Salida is not located in a large urban area, prospective students living here do have a few options for postsecondary education in a 25-mile radius. According to the NCES, the closest schools to the Salida area are:

  • Brightwood College-Modesto (Salida)
  • San Joaquin Valley College-Visalia (Salida)
  • Humphreys College-Modesto (3.3 miles)
  • Modesto Junior College (6.2 miles)
  • California State University-Stanislaus (18.6 miles)

Largest Schools near Salida, California

If you value the size of a particular college or university, the Salida area has a variety of different-sized student populations, ranging from less than a thousand to over 15,000. The NCES lists these five schools as having the largest student bodies near Salida:

  • San Joaquin Delta College (17,895 students)
  • Modesto Junior College (17,739 students)
  • California State University-Stanislaus (9,282 students)
  • University of the Pacific (6,281 students)
  • Carrington College-Stockton (583 students)

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Schools with Lowest Net Price

In calculating a school's net price, the NCES takes the average amount of financial aid given to full-time undergrads and subtracts it from the average cost of attending that school. If you would like to keep your costs down when you are attending school, these colleges and universities have the lowest net prices near Salida for the 2014-2015 academic year:

  • California State University-Stanislaus ($7,387)
  • Modesto Junior College ($9,582)
  • San Joaquin Delta College ($10,938)
  • Humphreys College-Stockton and Modesto Campuses ($11,250)
  • Carrington College-Stockton ($18,205)

Schools with Highest Graduation Rates

You can understand a school's graduation rate as the percentage of its full-time undergraduate population who finish their degree programs in no longer than 150% of the average time length for that degree. The schools near Salida with the highest graduation rate are:

  • Brightwood College-Modesto (76% graduation rate)
  • Carrington College-Stockton (70% graduation rate)
  • University of the Pacific (66% graduation rate)
  • California State University-Stanislaus (55% graduation rate)
  • Humphreys College-Stockton and Modesto Campuses (42% graduation rate)

If you are looking to apply to schools in the vicinity of Salida, the diversity of available options means that you should study up on these kinds of factors when researching particular schools in this area.

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