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Great Schools For Students With Children: California

Updated on August 20, 2015

The face of a college student is much different than it was 10 or 20 years ago. More single parents, married students and older students are entering the arena. Universities have made living on campus a possibility with family housing. Here is a list of schools that offer such housing in California.

A markerUniversity of California, Irvine -
University of California Irvine, 1300 Sandcastle Dr, Corona Del Mar, CA 92625, USA
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University of California, Irvine

Fast Facts

  • Located in Irvine, Ca
  • Founded in 1965
  • Ranked as one of the nation’s best universities
  • The largest employer in Orange County

Housing Facts

  • Two housing communities to choose from

  • Ethernet connection and cable TV connections

  • 1, 2, and 3 bedroom floorplans

  • Organic Garden in where residents can plant and harvest

  • Personal parking

  • The Children's Center

  • Verano Preschool

  • Infant / Toddler Center

  • Extended Day Center

  • Early Childhood Education Center

A markerUniversity of California-Los Angeles -
University of California, Los Angeles, 405 Hilgard Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
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University of California-Los Angeles

Fast Facts

  • Founded 1919

  • Located in Los Angeles

  • 118 undergraduate, 200 graduate programs

  • 419 acres campus

Housing Facts

  • 1 and 2 bedroom apartments
  • Same-Sex Domestic Partners are permitted
  • Personal Parking
  • Fireplaces and balconies
  • Refrigerator, gas stove and dishwasher included
  • Cable and internet connection
  • Shuttle to and from campus
  • Swimming pool, fitness center and play ground
  • Coin operated laundry facilities

A markerUniversity of California, Davis -
University of California Davis, Mrak Hall Dr, Davis, CA 95616, USA
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University of California, Davis

Fast Facts

  • Located in Davis, Ca
  • More than 100 undergraduate and 87 graduate majors
  • Great agriculture program
  • The UC Davis Medical Center ranks among the top 50 hospitals in America
  • Home to the first Native American Studies department

Housing Facts

  • 1 and 2 bedroom apartments
  • Two playground areas
  • Barbecue area
  • Volleyball court
  • Gas and electric stoves

A markeruniversity of california riverside -
University California of Riverside, 900 University Ave, Riverside, CA 92521, USA
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University of California, Riverside

Fast Facts

  • Located in Riverside, Ca
  • Founded in 1954
  • 1,200 acres
  • 6th in the nation for diversity
  • 50 miles from La

Housing Facts

  • 2-bedroom and 3-bedroom units
  • 24 hour assistance
  • 55 acres
  • Unfurnished units
  • Laundry facilities
  • Community centers

A markerUniversity of California, Santa Barbara -
University of California Santa Barbara, 552 University Rd, Santa Barbara, CA 93106, USA
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University of California, Santa Barbara

Fast Facts

  • Located in Santa Barbara, Ca
  • Founded in 1891
  • 1,055 acres
  • over 200 majors
  • One of Newsweek's hottest colleges

Housing Facts

  • 1-bedroom and 2-bedroom units
  • Apartments and townhouses
  • Within 10 miles of campus
  • Unfurnished
  • Affordable rates
  • Playgrounds
  • Recognize same sex couples

A marker1156 High Street Santa Cruz, CA 95064 -
1156 High St, University of California - Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA 95064, USA
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University of California, Santa Cruz

Fast Facts

  • Located in Santa Cruz, Ca
  • Founded in 1965
  • 2,00 acres
  • NCAA III status
  • 5 Pulitzer prize winning faculty

Housing Facts

  • 2-bedroom floorplans
  • Laundry facilities on site
  • Unfurnished units
  • Units have balconies or yards
  • Child care
  • Recognize same sex couples

A marker3601 Pacific Avenue, Stockton, California 95211 -
3601 Pacific Ave, University of the Pacific, Stockton, CA 95211, USA
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Fast Facts

Housing Facts

  • Limited units available
  • Some communities have pools
  • Currently a waiting list

A marker55 Fair Drive Costa Mesa, CA 92626 -
55 Fair Dr, Vanguard University of Southern California, Costa Mesa, CA 92626, USA
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Vanguard University

Fast Facts

  • Located in Costa Mesa, Ca
  • Founded in 1939
  • 60 majors available
  • 15:1 student/faculty ratio

Housing Facts

  • 1-bedroom units
  • nine units available
  • Married student housing
  • Laundry facility
  • Utilities included


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