Hi! Thank you for your inquiry!
There are at least 7 universities in Southern California, in addition to the
University of California, that offer PhD degrees, in a variety of fields.
However, the 2 biggest schools with the most diverse options for PhDs are the
University of California schools and the University of Southern California.
University of Southern California (USC) Sample PhD programs in:
b) Aerospace engineering
d) Comparative Literature
e) Biomedical engineering
f) Chemical engineering
h) Computer science
i) Electrical engineering
j) Environmental engineering
k) Industrial and systems engineering
l) Materials science
m) Petroleum engineering.
Similar to the U of C schools, USC offers Ph.D programs in just about anything
you can think of this is just a small sample of some of their programs. For
a complete list see their individual schools website, starting with:
USC Schools and Programs
In addition to the 2 largest schools for PhD programs (U of C and USC), I was
able to find 6 other schools offering Doctorate or PhD programs. These include:
1. Alliant International University San Diego, Irvine and Los Angeles
Alliant offers PhD programs in liberal arts, education, business, and
behavioral and social sciences.
2. Biola University
PhDs available in, Educational Studies, Clinical Psychology and Intercultural
3. Cal Tech - Pasadena
Some technical PhD programs, for a full list, visit:
Cal Tech graduate studies:
4. Claremont Graduate University offers PhDs in many programs, including
Psychology, English, Religion, Economics, etc.
For a full list, please visit:
Claremont Graduate University
5. San Diego State University offers 13 PhD programs, to see more details
about each program, visit:
San Diego State University
6. Pepperdine University offers Doctorate degrees in Education and
Psychology. For more information on these programs visit:
Pepperdine Graduate Programs
California Universities Listing
College and University Rankings
Guide to Finding Information about Graduate Schools
American Universities Website Directory
U.S. Universities by State: CA
Guide to California Colleges and Universities
Also, every year U.S.News magazine publishes a respectable list of schools,
ranking all graduate and undergraduate programs throughout the U.S. Keep your
eyes out for that issue if that might interest you!
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Good luck and have a wonderful day!