Colleges Near Carson

Colleges and universities near me in the Carson, California area

There 105 colleges within 50 miles enrolling a total of 1,037,163 students.

Located in California with a population of 91,714, the closest colleges are ranked below by distance from Carson. Driving time to these schools from Carson should be less than 1 hours. The top rated college in the area is California Institute of Technology in Pasadena. The largest college in the area is University of Southern California enrolling 47,310 students.

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 Carson.


105 results

California State University Dominguez Hills
C
Carson, CA
California State University Dominguez Hills

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 16,732enrollment
  • $4,594net price
  • 77%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.0Avg GPA

2 miles from Carson

El Camino College Compton Center
E
Compton, CA
El Camino College Compton Center

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 7,046enrollment
  • $12,173net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

3 miles from Carson

Los Angeles Harbor College
L
Wilmington, CA
Los Angeles Harbor College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 8,704enrollment
  • $10,996net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

4 miles from Carson

Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science
C
Los Angeles, CA
 
Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 596enrollment
  • $16,103net price
  • 32%acceptance rate
  • 813-965SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.26*Avg GPA

6 miles from Carson

El Camino Community College District
E
Torrance, CA
El Camino Community College District

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 24,820enrollment
  • $11,719net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

5 miles from Carson

American University of Health Sciences
A
Signal Hill, CA
 
American University of Health Sciences

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 293enrollment
  • $21,705net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

5 miles from Carson

Long Beach City College
L
Long Beach, CA
Long Beach City College

Public 2 Year

2 reviews

 

  • 23,845enrollment
  • $5,041net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

7 miles from Carson

Los Angeles Southwest College
L
Los Angeles, CA
Los Angeles Southwest College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 5,678enrollment
  • $8,752net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

7 miles from Carson

California State University Long Beach
C
Long Beach, CA
California State University Long Beach

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#11 Best Public Universities in California

  • 37,466enrollment
  • $9,903net price
  • 39%acceptance rate
  • 1040-1250SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
  • 3.5Avg GPA

9 miles from Carson

Cerritos College
C
Norwalk, CA
Cerritos College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 21,745enrollment
  • $3,128net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

9 miles from Carson

Marymount California University
M
Rancho Palos Verdes, CA
Marymount California University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 761enrollment
  • $35,925net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

9 miles from Carson

Cypress College
C
Cypress, CA
Cypress College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 15,794enrollment
  • $5,580net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

13 miles from Carson

Biola University
B
La Mirada, CA
Biola University

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

#20 Best Private Colleges in California

  • 6,109enrollment
  • $33,331net price
  • 70%acceptance rate
  • 1080-1310SAT range
  • 21-28ACT range
  • 3.54Avg GPA

14 miles from Carson

Los Angeles Trade Technical College
L
Los Angeles, CA
 
Los Angeles Trade Technical College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 13,357enrollment
  • $8,670net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

13 miles from Carson

Loyola Marymount University
L
Los Angeles, CA
Loyola Marymount University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#8 Best Private Colleges in California

  • 9,838enrollment
  • $47,292net price
  • 44%acceptance rate
  • 1230-1410SAT range
  • 27-31ACT range
  • 3.72Avg GPA

13 miles from Carson

Otis College of Art and Design
O
Los Angeles, CA
Otis College of Art and Design

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#23 Best Private Colleges in California

  • 1,144enrollment
  • $45,406net price
  • 78%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • 23-29ACT range
  • 3.15Avg GPA

13 miles from Carson

University of Southern California
S
Los Angeles, CA
University of Southern California

Private 4 Year

4 reviews

#5 Best Private Colleges in California

  • 47,310enrollment
  • $37,521net price
  • 11%acceptance rate
  • 1360-1530SAT range
  • 31-34ACT range
  • 3.73Avg GPA

13 miles from Carson

Trident University International
T
Cypress, CA
 
Trident University International

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 6,861enrollment
  • $13,916net price
  • 49%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

13 miles from Carson

FAQ's

The closest community college is El Camino College Compton Center and is 3.4 miles from Carson. Explore the complete list of nearby community college options.

Tuition and fees at El Camino College Compton Center are $1,142 for local residents for one academic year. Explore full costs to attend.

El Camino College Compton Center 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.