Rankings and Recognitions

Abound

  • Top Degrees Grad School 2019
  • Top Degrees Finish College 2019

Based on accessibility, affordability, acceleration, and advancement

Arbor Day Foundation

Tree Campus USA (2019 and many previous years)

College Consensus

  • Top Consensus Ranked Schools in California 2019
  • Best Colleges for Veterans for 2019 (top 10%; 20 of 217)

Combining the latest results from the most respected college rankings with thousands of real student reviews

Colleges of Distinction

  • College of Distinction 2019-20

Based on engaged students, great teaching, vibrant community, and successful outcomes

Creative Colleges

  • Featured in Creative Writing
  • Listed in Acting, Art and Design, and Music

Fiske Guide to Colleges

(College of Arts and Sciences)

  • Best Colleges (2020)
  • “One of higher education’s better-kept secrets”

Fulbright Scholarships

  • 24 Fulbright Students over the past decade

Payscale.com (College of Arts and Sciences)

Best Value 2018

  • Top 16% College ROI Report: Best Value Colleges (320 of 1,995 ranked)
  • Top 13% Best Value Private Colleges (118 of 992 ranked)
  • Top 14% Best Value Colleges for Business Majors (216 of 1,575 ranked)

Salary potential 2019–20

  • Top 15% Best Universities and Colleges by Salary Potential (237 of 1,566)
  • Top 16% Best Private Universities by Salary Potential (157 of 986)

The Princeton Review

  • Best 385 Colleges (2020)
  • Best Western Colleges (2020)

U.S. News & World Report

  • Top 12% Best Regional Universities, West (2020) (16 of 133 listed)

Washington Monthly

  • Top 7% (40 of 606), Best National Universities, Masters (2019)

Based on contributions to the public good, including social mobility, research, and service