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Azusa Pacific University

Azusa, California

"The experience of an Azusa Pacific student is more than academic. Students here emerge with a broad sense of who they are, spiritually, and how they can positively affect the rest of the world."

Azusa Pacific University
"The experience of an Azusa Pacific student is more than academic. Students here emerge...
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California Baptist University

Riverside, California

"California Baptist University provides a Christ-centered educational experience that integrates rigorous academics with spiritual and social development opportunities."

California Baptist University
"California Baptist University provides a Christ-centered educational experience that integrates rigorous academics with spiritual...
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California Polytechnic State University

San Luis Obispo, California

Cal Poly offers students a rigorous academic environment promoting success and leadership. Cal Poly’s Guiding Philosophy, “Learn by Doing,” pushes students to take responsibility over their individual academic journeys.

California Polytechnic State University
Cal Poly offers students a rigorous academic environment promoting success and leadership. Cal Poly’s...
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Chapman University

Orange, California

"Tracing its history to 1861, Chapman University is one of California’s oldest and most respected private schools. The university is known for its commitment to deeply engaged and personalized learning, providing students with a remarkable...

Chapman University
"Tracing its history to 1861, Chapman University is one of California’s oldest and most...
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Dominican University of California

San Rafael, California

Dominican University of California is an independent university of Catholic heritage located on a beautiful campus 12 miles north of the Golden Gate Bridge. It has a century-long reputation for excellence in scholarship, research, and...

Dominican University of California
Dominican University of California is an independent university of Catholic heritage located on a...
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Holy Names University

Oakland, California

As one of the most diverse universities in the United States, Holy Names University cultivates leadership and development by emphasizing hand-on learning, excellent teaching, and dedication to social justice and service.

Holy Names University
As one of the most diverse universities in the United States, Holy Names University...
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La Sierra University

Riverside, California

La Sierra University students investigate, explore, debate, and discuss topics with one another in a supportive and nurturing environment. La Sierra offers small class settings, faculty whose doors are always open, and a strong Christian...

La Sierra University
La Sierra University students investigate, explore, debate, and discuss topics with one another in...
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Loyola Marymount University

Los Angeles, California

Loyola Marymount University promotes both the intellectual and personal growth of each student. The University’s commitment to Catholicism drives a socially conscious mindset, and students are taught to become contributing members of the global community.

Loyola Marymount University
Loyola Marymount University promotes both the intellectual and personal growth of each student. The...
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Notre Dame de Namur University

Belmont, California

Notre Dame de Namur University (NDNU) is a Catholic, not-for-profit, private, coeducational institution serving 1,700 students from diverse backgrounds. Established in 1851, NDNU is a fully accredited university located on the San Francisco Peninsula in...

Notre Dame de Namur University
Notre Dame de Namur University (NDNU) is a Catholic, not-for-profit, private, coeducational institution serving...
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Occidental College

Los Angeles, California

Known as 'the little giant' for its academic prowess and size, Occidental is a four year, undergraduate-focused institution with a unique core program developed by faculty to unify and enhance the liberal arts education offered.

Occidental College
Known as 'the little giant' for its academic prowess and size, Occidental is a...
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Santa Clara University

Santa Clara, California

"Santa Clara University is California's oldest operating higher-education institution and demonstrates faith-inspired values of ethics and social justice. Its Silicon Valley location provides abundant resources and connections for students."

Santa Clara University
"Santa Clara University is California's oldest operating higher-education institution and demonstrates faith-inspired values of...
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University of California, Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara, California

UC Santa Barbara is a noted research institution located on the edge of the Pacific. Students benefit from the natural research environment. The serene atmosphere is conducive to academic success.

University of California, Santa Barbara
UC Santa Barbara is a noted research institution located on the edge of the...
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University of La Verne

La Verne, California

The University of La Verne is a demographically diverse, student-oriented learning environment that offers the safety of a small-town environment and the amenities that come with a big city.

University of La Verne
The University of La Verne is a demographically diverse, student-oriented learning environment that offers...
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University of Redlands

Redlands, California

Founded in 1907, University of Redlands is a private, nonprofit, regionally accredited institution in Southern California that enables students to pursue their passions and potential. Connecting students to a world of opportunity, undergraduates can take...

University of Redlands
Founded in 1907, University of Redlands is a private, nonprofit, regionally accredited institution in...
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University of San Diego

San Diego, California

The University of San Diego is a nationally preeminent Catholic university known for educating students who are globally competent, ethical leaders committed to the common good and empowered to engage a diverse and changing world.

University of San Diego
The University of San Diego is a nationally preeminent Catholic university known for educating...
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University of the Pacific

Stockton, California

Service and experiential learning come as an intrinsic part of a University of the Pacific education. With over 80 programs of study, every student is sure to have a collegiate experience that perfectly fits their...

University of the Pacific
Service and experiential learning come as an intrinsic part of a University of the...
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Whittier College

Whittier, California

"Diverse, challenging, life-changing -- just a few of the adjectives students use to describe their Whittier experience. Students love its many options for independent study, its challenging Liberal Education program, and its access to Los...

Whittier College
"Diverse, challenging, life-changing -- just a few of the adjectives students use to describe...
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Woodbury University

Burbank, California

Welcome to Woodbury University, where a tradition of engagement, innovation and transformation empowers students to accomplish extraordinary things.

Woodbury University
Welcome to Woodbury University, where a tradition of engagement, innovation and transformation empowers students...
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