Colleges Near Costa Mesa

Colleges and universities near me in the Costa Mesa, California area

There are 156 colleges within 100 miles of Costa Mesa. Located in California with a population of 109,960, the closest colleges are ranked by distance from Costa Mesa. The nearest college is Orange Coast College at a distance of 0.3 miles from Costa Mesa center. 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 Costa Mesa.

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    • ACT Range N/A
    • Average HS GPA NA
    • Students: 21,122
    • Tuition:$1,186
    • Acceptance Rate 100%
    • 0 miles from
    • SAT Range 950/1120
    • ACT Range 17/23
    • Average HS GPA 3.13
    • Students: 2,169
    • Tuition:$33,720
      Admissions Standards  Very Easy Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 40%
    • 1 miles from
    • SAT Range N/A
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    • Average HS GPA NA
    • Students: 9,611
    • Tuition:$11,320
    • Acceptance Rate 100%
    • 2 miles from
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    • Average HS GPA NA
    • Students: 665
    • Tuition:$3,410
    • Acceptance Rate 100%
    • 2 miles from
    • SAT Range N/A
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    • Average HS GPA NA
    • Students: 10,977
    • Tuition:$1,150
    • Acceptance Rate 100%
    • 5 miles from
    • SAT Range N/A
    • ACT Range N/A
    • Average HS GPA NA
    • Students: 64
    • Tuition:$32,293
    • Acceptance Rate 67%
    • 4 miles from
    • SAT Range 1030/1220
    • ACT Range 20/27
    • Average HS GPA 3.42
    • Students: 4,162
    • Tuition:$35,400
      Admissions Standards  Challenging Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 62%
    • 6 miles from
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    Concordia University Irvine

    • SAT Range N/A
    • ACT Range N/A
    • Average HS GPA NA
    • Students: 11,621
    • Tuition:$1,178
    • Acceptance Rate 100%
    • 7 miles from
    • SAT Range N/A
    • ACT Range N/A
    • Average HS GPA NA
    • Students: 28,425
    • Tuition:$1,160
    • Acceptance Rate 100%
    • 7 miles from
    • SAT Range 1190/1410
    • ACT Range 25/33
    • Average HS GPA 3.92
    • Students: 36,032
    • Tuition:$13,700
      Admissions Standards  Extremely High Standards
    • Acceptance Rate 29%
    • 8 miles from
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    University of California Irvine

    • SAT Range N/A
    • ACT Range N/A
    • Average HS GPA NA
    • Students: 13,052
    • Tuition:$1,142
    • Acceptance Rate 100%
    • 8 miles from
    • SAT Range 1190/1370
    • ACT Range 25/30
    • Average HS GPA 3.68
    • Students: 9,608
    • Tuition:$52,724
      Admissions Standards  Very High Standards
    • Acceptance Rate 54%
    • 9 miles from
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    Chapman University

    • SAT Range N/A
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    • Average HS GPA 3.45
    • Students: 758
    • Tuition:$30,700
    • Acceptance Rate 81%
    • 11 miles from
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    • ACT Range N/A
    • Average HS GPA NA
    • Students: 3,424
    • Tuition:$34,835
    • Acceptance Rate 95%
    • 10 miles from
    • SAT Range N/A
    • ACT Range N/A
    • Average HS GPA NA
    • Students: 371
    • Tuition:$8,095
    • Acceptance Rate 100%
    • 12 miles from
    • SAT Range N/A
    • ACT Range N/A
    • Average HS GPA NA
    • Students: 15,794
    • Tuition:$1,140
    • Acceptance Rate 100%
    • 13 miles from
    • SAT Range N/A
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    • Average HS GPA NA
    • Students: 11,373
    • Tuition:$1,154
    • Acceptance Rate 100%
    • 12 miles from
    • SAT Range N/A
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    • Average HS GPA NA
    • Students: 584
    • Tuition:$18,390
    • Acceptance Rate 60%
    • 12 miles from
    • SAT Range N/A
    • ACT Range N/A
    • Average HS GPA NA
    • Students: 6,861
    • Tuition:$9,240
    • Acceptance Rate 69%
    • 12 miles from
    • SAT Range 1180/1410
    • ACT Range 25/30
    • Average HS GPA 3.86
    • Students: 442
    • Tuition:$33,146
      Admissions Standards  Very High Standards
    • Acceptance Rate 39%
    • 13 miles from
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    Soka University of America

    • SAT Range 1040/1250
    • ACT Range 20/26
    • Average HS GPA 3.5
    • Students: 37,466
    • Tuition:$6,798
      Admissions Standards  Challenging Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 31%
    • 14 miles from
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    California State University Long Beach

    • SAT Range 1040/1220
    • ACT Range 19/24
    • Average HS GPA 3.48
    • Students: 40,280
    • Tuition:$6,886
      Admissions Standards  Moderate Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 43%
    • 15 miles from
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    California State University Fullerton

    • SAT Range N/A
    • ACT Range N/A
    • Average HS GPA NA
    • Students: 22,644
    • Tuition:$1,138
    • Acceptance Rate 100%
    • 15 miles from
    • SAT Range 930/1090
    • ACT Range 19/23
    • Average HS GPA 3.25*
    • Students: 1,253
    • Tuition:$33,400
      Admissions Standards  Extremely Easy Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 29%
    • 15 miles from
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    Hope International University

    • SAT Range N/A
    • ACT Range N/A
    • Average HS GPA NA
    • Students: 19,421
    • Tuition:$1,328
    • Acceptance Rate 100%
    • 16 miles from

FAQ's

The closest community college is Orange Coast College and is 0.3 miles from Costa Mesa. Explore the complete list of nearby community college options.

Tuition and fees at Orange Coast College are $1,186 for local residents for one academic year. Explore full costs to attend.

Orange Coast 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.