California, the largest state of the United States, is home to the largest higher education system and the leading economy of the country and the world.
California’s higher education system has hundreds of public and private institutions. The diverse system aims to provide high-quality, accessible, student-focused higher education for every student. With many different university and college systems, its higher education system is the largest, the most diverse system of the nation and the world. Many of the state's university systems, such as California State University and the University of California, are the most affordable university systems that provide quality higher education.
As a world leader in many major industries, from agriculture, manufacturing, biotechnology, aerospace-defense, to tourism, it is known as a leading innovator in the field of technology and defense industries, home to many of the world’s largest technology companies, such as Google, Apple, HP, and Intel.
California is the world's center for motion-picture, television film, and related entertainment industries, especially in Hollywood and Burbank, in Southern California. It is also famous for its many national parks, landmarks and forests and famous attractions such as Yosemite Falls, Dead Valley National Park, the Golden Gate Bridge and beautiful miles-long Pacific beaches, just to name a few.