Colleges Near Carlsbad

Colleges and universities near me in the Carlsbad, California area

There 37 colleges within 50 miles enrolling a total of 304,363 students. These are the closest colleges.

Located in California with a population of 105,328, the closest colleges are ranked below by distance from Carlsbad. Driving time to these schools from Carlsbad should be less than 1 hours. The top rated college in the area is University of California San Diego in La Jolla which is ranked #80 in the nation by CollegeSimply. The largest college in the area is University of California San Diego enrolling 41,885 students. In terms of affordability, MiraCosta College in Oceanside offers the lowest tuition for colleges in the area at $1,104 per year.

This directory is inclusive of nearby two and four year schools, both public and private. If you are looking for more affordable higher education options or not ready for a full four-year program, consider local community colleges near Carlsbad.


37 results

Golf Academy of America Carlsbad
G
Carlsbad, CA
 

Golf Academy of America Carlsbad

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 118enrollment
  • $27,481net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

0 miles from Carlsbad

MiraCosta College
M
Oceanside, CA

MiraCosta College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 11,125enrollment
  • $5,995net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

5 miles from Carlsbad

Palomar College
P
San Marcos, CA

Palomar College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 17,566enrollment
  • $7,530net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

6 miles from Carlsbad

California State University San Marcos
C
San Marcos, CA

California State University San Marcos

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#20 Best Public Universities in California

  • 16,255enrollment
  • $12,933net price
  • 93%acceptance rate
  • 950-1130SAT range
  • 17-22ACT range
  • 3.32Avg GPA

Applications Due Nov 30

7 miles from Carlsbad

University of California San Diego
C
La Jolla, CA

University of California San Diego

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#9 Best Public Universities in America

  • 41,885enrollment
  • $15,222net price
  • 34%acceptance rate
  • 1270-1480SAT range
  • 28-34ACT range
  • 3.82Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Nov 30

17 miles from Carlsbad

San Diego Miramar College
S
San Diego, CA

San Diego Miramar College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 13,101enrollment
  • $6,965net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

18 miles from Carlsbad

John Paul the Great Catholic University
J
San Diego, CA

John Paul the Great Catholic University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 292enrollment
  • $33,730net price
  • 79%acceptance rate
  • 1068-1288SAT range
  • 19-24ACT range
  • 3.56Avg GPA

19 miles from Carlsbad

Coleman University
C
San Diego, CA
 

Coleman University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 259enrollment
  • $25,309net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

23 miles from Carlsbad

San Diego Mesa College
S
San Diego, CA

San Diego Mesa College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 18,028enrollment
  • $7,617net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

23 miles from Carlsbad

Fashion Careers College
F
San Diego, California
 

Fashion Careers College

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 101enrollment
  • -net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

24 miles from Carlsbad

University of Phoenix San Diego Campus
P
San Diego, California
 

University of Phoenix San Diego Campus

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 5,842enrollment
  • $19,094net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

23 miles from Carlsbad

International Professional School of Bodywork
I
San Diego, CA
 

International Professional School of Bodywork

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 144enrollment
  • $21,498net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

23 miles from Carlsbad

Horizon College San Diego
H
San Diego, CA
 

Horizon College San Diego

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 44enrollment
  • -net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Aug 29

22 miles from Carlsbad

California College San Diego
C
San Diego, California
 

California College San Diego

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 200enrollment
  • $22,848net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

26 miles from Carlsbad

University of San Diego
S
San Diego, CA

University of San Diego

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

 

  • 9,041enrollment
  • $37,547net price
  • 53%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.95Avg GPA

Applications Due Dec 15

25 miles from Carlsbad

Pacific College of Oriental Medicine LLC San Diego
P
San Diego, CA
 

Pacific College of Oriental Medicine LLC San Diego

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,045enrollment
  • $25,682net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

25 miles from Carlsbad

Grossmont College
G
El Cajon, CA

Grossmont College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 13,023enrollment
  • $5,824net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Jun 1

27 miles from Carlsbad

San Diego State University
S
San Diego, CA

San Diego State University

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

#10 Best Public Universities in California

  • 36,484enrollment
  • $13,192net price
  • 38%acceptance rate
  • 1090-1300SAT range
  • 22-29ACT range
  • 3.82Avg GPA

Applications Due Nov 30

27 miles from Carlsbad

FAQ's

The closest community college is MiraCosta College and is 4.8 miles from Carlsbad. Explore the complete list of nearby community college options.

Tuition and fees at MiraCosta College are $1,152 for local residents for one academic year. Explore full costs to attend.

MiraCosta College has an open admission policy. Open admission colleges typically have few admission thresholds and will admit all applicants so long as certain minimum requirements are met.