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 24 colleges. Within the complete list tuition and fees ranges from $9,000 to $52,666 (in-state from $6,423 to $52,666). Acceptance rates range from 8.8% to 96.2%, estimated average 2016 SAT scores range from 980 to 1,560 and average salaries of graduates range from $62,000 to $115,000.

RankUniversity/CollegeLocationTuition & Fees
1Trident University InternationalCypress, California$9,000
2California Institute of TechnologyPasadena, California$47,577
3University of California - Los AngelesLos Angeles, California$12,920 / $39,602
4University of Southern CaliforniaLos Angeles, California$52,283
5California State University - Dominguez HillsCarson, California$6,423 / $17,583
6Art Center College of DesignPasadena, California$40,596
7Harvey Mudd CollegeClaremont, California$52,666
8Azusa Pacific UniversityAzusa, California$36,120
9California State University - NorthridgeNorthridge, California$6,587 / $17,747
10Pomona CollegeClaremont, California$49,352
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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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