Best Colleges For Returning Adults
- Los Angeles, Long Beach, Anaheim (CA) -

Adults returning to college and other "non-traditional" students comprise the majority of all degree-seekers in the USA. College Factual’s Los Angeles, Long Beach, Anaheim (CA) Ranking of the Best Colleges For Returning Adults was designed to specifically address the unique concerns of students who fall outside the "norm" of first-time, full-time degree seekers under the age of 24.

Best Colleges For Returning Adults - Los Angeles, Long Beach, Anaheim (CA) -

Trident University International tops our Los Angeles, Long Beach, Anaheim (CA) list of the Best Colleges For Returning Adults. Trident University International charges tuition and fees of $9,000. The college has an acceptance rate of 96.2%. The average salary for recent graduates is $65,000.

The total ranking includes 28 colleges. Within the complete list tuition and fees ranges from $9,000 to $52,283 (in-state from $6,460 to $52,283). Acceptance rates range from 17.3% to 96.2%, estimated average 2016 SAT scores range from 1,010 to 1,440 and average salaries of graduates range from $65,000 to $88,000.

RankUniversity/CollegeLocationTuition & Fees
1Trident University InternationalCypress, California$9,000
2University of Southern CaliforniaLos Angeles, California$52,283
3University of California - Los AngelesLos Angeles, California$12,920 / $39,602
4Azusa Pacific UniversityAzusa, California$36,120
5The Master's College and SeminarySanta Clarita, California$31,970
6California State University - FullertonFullerton, California$6,560 / $17,720
7University of California - IrvineIrvine, California$13,360 / $40,042
8California State University - Long BeachLong Beach, California$6,460 / $17,620
9Mount St Mary's CollegeLos Angeles, California$37,722
10Loyola Marymount UniversityLos Angeles, California$44,230
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Best Colleges For Returning Adults Methodology Overview

A non-traditional student could be a working adult going back to school, a parent, or another student who needs to take part-time classes due to other responsibilities. Our Rankings for Returning Adults were developed based on the premise that these students are looking for flexible learning options, as well as high-quality outcomes for graduates. Thus our rankings emphasize colleges that offer the ability to take online courses and other factors that are important to older students. Within the mix, you’ll find traditional schools that offer online programs, as well as accredited online colleges that provide the best outcomes for students. Read our full Best Colleges For Returning Adults Methodology for more information.

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