Colleges Near Gilroy

Colleges and universities near me in the Gilroy, California area

There 21 colleges within 50 miles enrolling a total of 199,944 students. These are the closest colleges.

Located in California with a population of 48,821, the closest colleges are ranked below by distance from Gilroy. Driving time to these schools from Gilroy should be less than 1 hours. The top rated college in the area is Stanford University in Stanford which is ranked #3 in the nation by CollegeSimply. The largest college in the area is San Jose State University enrolling 36,208 students. In terms of affordability, Gavilan College in Gilroy 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 Gilroy.


21 results

Gavilan College
G
Gilroy, CA
 
Gavilan College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 4,494enrollment
  • $7,027net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due May 15

2 miles from Gilroy

Cabrillo College
C
Aptos, CA
 
Cabrillo College

Public 2 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 9,792enrollment
  • $16,103net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due May 30

19 miles from Gilroy

Evergreen Valley College
E
San Jose, CA
 
Evergreen Valley College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 8,699enrollment
  • $13,807net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Apr 15

23 miles from Gilroy

Hartnell College
H
Salinas, CA
Hartnell College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 8,673enrollment
  • $7,532net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

23 miles from Gilroy

University of California Santa Cruz
C
Santa Cruz, CA
University of California Santa Cruz

Public 4 Year

6 reviews

#9 Best Public Universities in California

  • 19,161enrollment
  • $17,842net price
  • 65%acceptance rate
  • 1160-1360SAT range
  • 25-33ACT range
  • 3.51Avg GPA

Applications Due Nov 30

27 miles from Gilroy

The National Hispanic University
N
San Jose, California
 
The National Hispanic University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 615enrollment
  • $17,171net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

27 miles from Gilroy

San Jose City College
S
San Jose, CA
 
San Jose City College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 8,378enrollment
  • $16,997net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Apr 15

29 miles from Gilroy

San Jose State University
S
San Jose, CA
San Jose State University

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

#12 Best Public Universities in California

  • 36,208enrollment
  • $15,995net price
  • 67%acceptance rate
  • 1010-1240SAT range
  • 19-26ACT range
  • 3.55Avg Weighted GPA

Applications Due Feb 10

28 miles from Gilroy

California State University Monterey Bay
C
Seaside, CA
California State University Monterey Bay

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#23 Best Public Universities in California

  • 7,409enrollment
  • $13,989net price
  • 86%acceptance rate
  • 960-1160SAT range
  • 17-23ACT range
  • 3.41Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 2

27 miles from Gilroy

West Valley College
W
Saratoga, CA
 
West Valley College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 7,513enrollment
  • $6,541net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Jun 1

29 miles from Gilroy

Santa Clara University
S
Santa Clara, CA
Santa Clara University

Private 4 Year

14 reviews

#5 Best Private Colleges in California

  • 8,616enrollment
  • $48,284net price
  • 51%acceptance rate
  • 1270-1450SAT range
  • 28-32ACT range
  • 3.68Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 7

31 miles from Gilroy

De Anza College
D
Cupertino, CA
De Anza College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 18,649enrollment
  • $7,685net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Jun 1

33 miles from Gilroy

Monterey Peninsula College
M
Monterey, CA
Monterey Peninsula College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 7,154enrollment
  • $13,223net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

33 miles from Gilroy

Mission College
M
Santa Clara, CA
Mission College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 6,504enrollment
  • $6,036net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due May 19

34 miles from Gilroy

University of Phoenix Bay Area Campus
P
San Jose, California
 
University of Phoenix Bay Area Campus

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,880enrollment
  • $19,295net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

34 miles from Gilroy

Cogswell College
C
Sunnyvale, CA
 
Cogswell College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 524enrollment
  • $26,272net price
  • 42%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.08Avg GPA

37 miles from Gilroy

Foothill College
F
Los Altos Hills, CA
Foothill College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 14,605enrollment
  • $8,752net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Jun 20

39 miles from Gilroy

Ohlone Community College
O
Fremont, CA
Ohlone Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 9,060enrollment
  • $13,221net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due May 31

40 miles from Gilroy

FAQ's

The closest community college is Gavilan College and is 2.5 miles from Gilroy. Explore the complete list of nearby community college options.

Tuition and fees at Gavilan College are $1,166 for local residents for one academic year. Explore full costs to attend.

Gavilan 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.