What Are Some Colleges in Los Angeles?

Colleges in Los Angeles include the University of Southern California, the University of California, Los Angeles and California State University, Los Angeles. USC, the oldest college of the three, is internationally recognized as a prominent private research university. UCLA, a public research university, is also globally renowned, frequently being ranked among the best universities in the world, notes Study.com.

As of 2015, UCLA offers 3,800 courses across more than 125 majors and 80 minors. Some of the most popular majors taken by undergraduate students at UCLA are business economics, biology, psychology, political science, economics and behavioral neuroscience. UCLA also offers a range of graduate degree programs, particularly in the fields of management and health sciences, and offers 40 doctoral programs.

USC has a number of campuses and schools in Los Angeles, including the University Park campus for liberal arts, sciences and professional courses and the Health Sciences campus for medicine, pharmaceuticals and physical therapy.

Cal State LA is particularly noted for its undergraduate business program, which has consistently ranked as one of the best in the United States, states Study.com. The college offers more than 80 programs, including bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees.

Other colleges in Los Angeles include California State University at Dominguez Hills and Los Angeles Southwest College.