Colleges Near El Centro

Colleges and universities near me in the El Centro, California area

There are 32 colleges within 100 miles of El Centro enrolling a total of 283,736 students.

Located in California with a population of 42,598, the closest colleges are ranked below by distance from El Centro. The nearest college is Imperial Valley College in Imperial at a distance of 4.2 miles from El Centro. Driving time to these schools from El Centro should be less than 2 hours. The top rated college in the area is University of California San Diego in La Jolla. The largest college in the area is University of California San Diego enrolling 37,887 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 El Centro.

32 results found

Imperial Valley College
I
Imperial, CA
 
Imperial Valley College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 8,340enrollment
  • $3,998net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

4 miles from El Centro

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San Diego State University Imperial Valley Campus
S
Calexico, California
San Diego State University Imperial Valley Campus

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#473 Best Colleges in America

  • 808enrollment
  • -net price
  • 44%acceptance rate
  • 850-1060SAT range
  • 16-21ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

9 miles from El Centro

Arizona Western College
A
Yuma, AZ
 
Arizona Western College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 7,434enrollment
  • $9,735net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

62 miles from El Centro

San Diego Christian College
S
El Cajon, CA
 
San Diego Christian College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 525enrollment
  • $26,980net price
  • 60%acceptance rate
  • 970-1140SAT range
  • 16-24ACT range
  • 3.07*Avg GPA

78 miles from El Centro

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Southern California Seminary
S
El Cajon, CA
 
Southern California Seminary

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 197enrollment
  • $26,555net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

78 miles from El Centro

Cuyamaca College
C
El Cajon, CA
 
Cuyamaca College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 8,824enrollment
  • $4,681net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

80 miles from El Centro

Palo Verde College
P
Blythe, CA
 
Palo Verde College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 4,118enrollment
  • $10,627net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

80 miles from El Centro

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College of the Desert
t
Palm Desert, CA
 
College of the Desert

Public 2 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 11,412enrollment
  • $10,002net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

81 miles from El Centro

Grossmont College
G
El Cajon, CA
Grossmont College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 17,835enrollment
  • $4,629net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

84 miles from El Centro

Southwestern College
S
Chula Vista, CA
 
Southwestern College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 18,569enrollment
  • $5,850net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

84 miles from El Centro

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Platt College San Diego
P
San Diego, CA
 
Platt College San Diego

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 145enrollment
  • $37,753net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

87 miles from El Centro

San Diego State University
S
San Diego, CA
San Diego State University

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

#137 Best Colleges in America

  • 35,303enrollment
  • $13,363net price
  • 35%acceptance rate
  • 1110-1310SAT range
  • 22-28ACT range
  • 3.6Avg GPA

88 miles from El Centro

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

92 miles from El Centro

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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

92 miles from El Centro

San Diego Miramar College
S
San Diego, CA
 
San Diego Miramar College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 15,893enrollment
  • $7,113net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

91 miles from El Centro

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

91 miles from El Centro

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John Paul the Great Catholic University
J
San Diego, CA
John Paul the Great Catholic University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 308enrollment
  • $30,385net price
  • 90%acceptance rate
  • 960-1240SAT range
  • 20-29ACT range
  • 3.41*Avg GPA

90 miles from El Centro

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

92 miles from El Centro

FAQ's

The closest community college is Imperial Valley College and is 4.2 miles from El Centro. Explore the complete list of nearby community college options.

Tuition and fees at Imperial Valley College are $1,125 for local residents for one academic year. Explore full costs to attend.

Imperial Valley 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.