California has more post-secondary education options than any other state. Whether you're drawn to the Golden State by the scenic ocean-front highways like Hwy 101, pristine beaches or academic opportunity, California has it all. In fact, there are over 700 colleges and universities in the state, with over 20 Cal State University campuses alone. Outside of San Francisco, students will find one of the nation's most acclaimed institutions in Stanford University as well. No matter what type of degree or program you're looking for, you can find it here.