Jul 29, 2014
Mostly Cloudy

Annual University Guide Rates Local Schools

UC Berkeley is one of 28 California schools included in the 2013 rendition of the Fiske Guide to Colleges.

Annual University Guide Rates Local Schools

With early admission deadlines for colleges already past, college-bound high school seniors and transfer students in Sonoma County have some difficult decisions looming this winter: where to send those remaining college applications.

Most college deadlines are coming up in January and February. To help with that decision, the Fiske Guide to Colleges recently released its 2013 edition.

There are more than 2,200 four-year colleges in the United States; Fiske gives a systematic look at more than 300 schools in the U.S., Canada and Great Britain. 

UC Berkeley was among the 28 California schools analyzed in the guide.

The California schools featured in Fiske 2013 include:

  • UC-Berkeley
  • UC-Davis
  • UC-Irvine
  • UC-Los Angeles
  • UC-Riverside
  • UC-San Diego
  • UC-Santa Barbara
  • UC-Santa Cruz
  • California Institute of Technology
  • Chapman University
  • Claremont McKenna College
  • Deep Springs College*
  • Harvey Mudd College
  • Loyola Marymount University
  • Mills College
  • Occidental College
  • University of the Pacific
  • Pepperdine University
  • Pitzer College
  • Pomona College
  • University of Redlands
  • University of San Diego
  • University of San Francisco
  • Santa Clara University
  • Scripps College
  • University of Southern California
  • Stanford University
  • Whittier College

The Fiske Guide to Colleges is also available as an iPad app on iTunes and a Web app on CollegeCountdown.com. It's compiled by former New York Times education editor Edward B. Fiske.

Stay Patched in! Follow Healdsburg Patch on  Twitter | Like Healdsburg Patch on  Facebook |  Sign up for the daily email with links to the latest news.

    Don’t miss updates from Patch!