San Dimas, California (CA) Colleges and Universities

Students who are interested in pursuing an education near San Dimas, California, have many options to choose from. Determine which school will be best for you by comparing them using data from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).

Closest Schools to San Dimas, CA

Location is often an important factor in selecting an institution, especially if you have to commute to and from school every day. There is a good mix of public and private schools all located within 4 miles of downtown San Dimas. The five closest schools are:

  • ITT Technical Institute - San Dimas (downtown)
  • University of La Verne (2.9 miles from downtown)
  • California State Polytechnic University - Pomona (3.3 miles from downtown)
  • DeVry University - California (3.3 miles from downtown)
  • Citrus College (3.6 miles from downtown)

Largest Schools Near San Dimas, CA

All five of the largest schools near San Dimas are public colleges and universities. These institutions include both 4-year schools offering undergraduate and graduate programs as well as 2-year schools offering certificates and associate's degrees. The populations of the largest schools in this area range from over 27,000 to nearly 39,000 students.

  • California State University - Fullerton (38,948 students)
  • East Los Angeles College (37,188 students)
  • Santa Ana College (29,808 students)
  • Mt. San Antonio College (28,991 students)
  • California State University - Los Angeles (27,680 students)

Lowest Net Price

The NCES calculates the net price of schools by taking the average total cost for full-time undergraduates to attend school and deducting the average amount of financial aid they receive. These are the five schools with the lowest net prices for 2014-2015, located near San Dimas:

  • California State University - Los Angeles ($3,160)
  • Glendale Community College ($3,785)
  • Mt San Antonio College ($4,042)
  • Citrus College ($4,694)
  • Santa Ana College ($6,006)

Highest Graduation Rate

Graduation rates can often be an indication of the quality of a school. The NCES calculates the graduation rate for each school by determining the percentage of full-time undergraduates who finish their programs of choice within 150% of the normal time. Here are the five schools near San Dimas with the highest graduation rates for 2015:

  • Pomona College (94%)
  • Claremont McKenna College (92%)
  • Scripps College (92%)
  • Harvey Mudd College (92%)
  • Scripps College (92%)

No matter what kind of school you want to attend in the San Dimas area, the NCES provides data on enrollment, graduation rates, nearness to the city, and cost to help you make the best choice for you.

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