Colleges Near Laguna Beach

Colleges and universities near me in the Laguna Beach, California area

There 96 colleges within 50 miles enrolling a total of 935,437 students.

Located in California with a population of 22,723, the closest colleges are ranked below by distance from Laguna Beach. Driving time to these schools from Laguna Beach 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 Laguna Beach.


96 results

Laguna College of Art and Design
L
Laguna Beach, CA
 
Laguna College of Art and Design

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 758enrollment
  • $37,801net price
  • 81%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.45Avg GPA

1 miles from Laguna Beach

Soka University of America
S
Aliso Viejo, CA
Soka University of America

Private 4 Year

18 reviews

 

  • 442enrollment
  • $14,439net price
  • 40%acceptance rate
  • 1240-1430SAT range
  • 26-32ACT range
  • 3.86Avg GPA

2 miles from Laguna Beach

Saddleback College
S
Mission Viejo, CA
Saddleback College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 19,421enrollment
  • $7,298net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

6 miles from Laguna Beach

University of California Irvine
C
Irvine, CA
University of California Irvine

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

#10 Best Public Universities in America

  • 36,032enrollment
  • $15,268net price
  • 27%acceptance rate
  • 1170-1420SAT range
  • 24-33ACT range
  • 3.92Avg GPA

9 miles from Laguna Beach

Concordia University Irvine
C
Irvine, CA
Concordia University Irvine

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#32 Best Private Colleges in California

  • 4,162enrollment
  • $28,435net price
  • 71%acceptance rate
  • 990-1210SAT range
  • 18-25ACT range
  • 3.42Avg GPA

8 miles from Laguna Beach

Coastline Community College
C
Fountain Valley, CA
 
Coastline Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 10,977enrollment
  • $8,882net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

7 miles from Laguna Beach

Irvine Valley College
I
Irvine, CA
 
Irvine Valley College

Public 2 Year

3 reviews

 

  • 13,052enrollment
  • $4,352net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

9 miles from Laguna Beach

FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising Orange County
F
Irvine, CA
 
FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising Orange County

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 64enrollment
  • -net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

12 miles from Laguna Beach

Orange Coast College
O
Costa Mesa, CA
 
Orange Coast College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 21,122enrollment
  • $5,936net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

12 miles from Laguna Beach

Vanguard University of Southern California
V
Costa Mesa, CA
 
Vanguard University of Southern California

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

#31 Best Private Colleges in California

  • 2,169enrollment
  • $20,376net price
  • 49%acceptance rate
  • 970-1160SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
  • 3.13Avg GPA

11 miles from Laguna Beach

University of Phoenix Southern California Campus
P
Costa Mesa, California
 
University of Phoenix Southern California Campus

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 9,611enrollment
  • $19,922net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

12 miles from Laguna Beach

Taft University System
T
Santa Ana, CO
 
Taft University System

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

 

  • 665enrollment
  • -net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

14 miles from Laguna Beach

Santa Ana College
S
Santa Ana, CA
 
Santa Ana College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 28,425enrollment
  • $6,757net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

17 miles from Laguna Beach

Chapman University
C
Orange, CA
Chapman University

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

#11 Best Private Colleges in California

  • 9,608enrollment
  • $43,767net price
  • 56%acceptance rate
  • 1190-1380SAT range
  • 25-31ACT range
  • 3.68Avg GPA

18 miles from Laguna Beach

Santiago Canyon College
S
Orange, CA
Santiago Canyon College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 11,373enrollment
  • $5,600net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

18 miles from Laguna Beach

Golden West College
G
Huntington Beach, CA
Golden West College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 11,621enrollment
  • $5,530net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

19 miles from Laguna Beach

West Coast University Orange County
W
Anaheim, CA
 
West Coast University Orange County

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 3,424enrollment
  • $33,823net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

20 miles from Laguna Beach

Southern California Institute of Technology
S
Anaheim, CA
 
Southern California Institute of Technology

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 584enrollment
  • $24,671net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

22 miles from Laguna Beach

FAQ's

The closest community college is Saddleback College and is 5.7 miles from Laguna Beach. Explore the complete list of nearby community college options.

Tuition and fees at Saddleback College are $1,330 for local residents for one academic year. Explore full costs to attend.

Saddleback 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.