Colleges Near Compton

Colleges and universities near me in the Compton, California area

There 106 colleges within 50 miles enrolling a total of 967,757 students. These are the closest colleges.

Located in California with a population of 96,455, the closest colleges are ranked below by distance from Compton. Driving time to these schools from Compton should be less than 1 hours. The top rated college in the area is California Institute of Technology in Pasadena which is ranked #7 in the nation by CollegeSimply. The largest college in the area is University of Southern California enrolling 49,318 students. In terms of affordability, El Camino College Compton Center in Compton 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 Compton.


106 results

Cypress College
C
Cypress, CA

Cypress College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 13,406enrollment
  • $7,516net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Aug 25

13 miles from Compton

Loyola Marymount University
L
Los Angeles, CA

Loyola Marymount University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#8 Best Private Colleges in California

  • 10,184enrollment
  • $48,758net price
  • 46%acceptance rate
  • 1250-1420SAT range
  • 28-32ACT range
  • 3.92Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 15

12 miles from Compton

Marymount California University
M
Rancho Palos Verdes, CA

Marymount California University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 514enrollment
  • $30,159net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.09Avg GPA

12 miles from Compton

Otis College of Art and Design
O
Los Angeles, CA

Otis College of Art and Design

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#20 Best Private Colleges in California

  • 1,252enrollment
  • $46,876net price
  • 80%acceptance rate
  • 1130-1360SAT range
  • 20-29ACT range
  • 3.31Avg GPA

12 miles from Compton

Pacific States University
P
Los Angeles, CA
 

Pacific States University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 25enrollment
  • -net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

12 miles from Compton

West Los Angeles College
W
Culver City, CA

West Los Angeles College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 9,481enrollment
  • $11,568net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Jun 1

12 miles from Compton

Whittier College
W
Whittier, CA

Whittier College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#19 Best Private Colleges in California

  • 1,387enrollment
  • $28,647net price
  • 82%acceptance rate
  • 1120-1340SAT range
  • 23-28ACT range
  • 3.61Avg GPA

13 miles from Compton

Los Angeles City College
L
Los Angeles, CA

Los Angeles City College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 12,747enrollment
  • $10,828net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

14 miles from Compton

Rio Hondo College
R
Whittier, CA
 

Rio Hondo College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 15,593enrollment
  • $7,220net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Aug 20

14 miles from Compton

Platt College Los Angeles
P
Alhambra, CA
 

Platt College Los Angeles

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 670enrollment
  • $30,010net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

14 miles from Compton

World Mission University
W
Los Angeles, CA
 

World Mission University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 349enrollment
  • $18,917net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

14 miles from Compton

West Coast University Los Angeles
W
North Hollywood, CA
 

West Coast University Los Angeles

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 2,581enrollment
  • $44,867net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

13 miles from Compton

University of the West
T
Rosemead, CA
 

University of the West

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 180enrollment
  • $10,834net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 2.43Avg GPA

Applications Due Jun 15

13 miles from Compton

Trident University International
T
Cypress, CA
 

Trident University International

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 6,861enrollment
  • -net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

13 miles from Compton

American Academy of Dramatic Arts Los Angeles
A
Los Angeles, CA
 

American Academy of Dramatic Arts Los Angeles

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 217enrollment
  • $41,975net price
  • 90%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

16 miles from Compton

Musicians Institute
M
Hollywood, CA
 

Musicians Institute

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 777enrollment
  • $37,768net price
  • 79%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

16 miles from Compton

Yeshiva Ohr Elchonon Chabad West Coast Talmudical Seminary
Y
Los Angeles, CA
 

Yeshiva Ohr Elchonon Chabad West Coast Talmudical Seminary

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 142enrollment
  • $12,576net price
  • 69%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

15 miles from Compton

West Coast Ultrasound Institute
W
Beverly Hills, CA
 

West Coast Ultrasound Institute

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,389enrollment
  • $25,804net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

15 miles from Compton

FAQ's

The closest community college is El Camino College Compton Center and is 1.5 miles from Compton. 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.