Attractions

University in Beverly Hills, Bel Air, Brentwood & Westwood

University of California, Los Angeles

Founded in 1919, the alma mater of Jim Morrison, Kareem Abdul Jabbar and Jackie Robinson ranks among the nation’s top universities. The campus is vast: walking briskly from one end to the other takes at least 30 min…
University in Pasadena & the San Gabriel Valley

California Institute of Technology

With 34 Nobel laureates among its faculty and alumni (not to mention that it's the fictional setting of TV's The Big Bang Theory), it’s no surprise that Caltech is regarded with awe in academic circles. Earthquake s…
University in Malibu & Pacific Palisades

Pepperdine University

Self-assuredly holding court on 830 acres atop a grassy slope down to the ocean where deer graze at sundown, this private, Christian institution has views of the Pacific and the mountains and is consistently ranked …
University in Exposition Park & South LA

University of Southern California

George Lucas, John Wayne and Neil Armstrong are among the famous alumni of this well-respected private university, founded in 1880, just north of Exposition Park. Free 50-minute, student-led tours depart from the ad…