Colleges Near Monterey

Colleges and universities near me in the Monterey, California area

There 56 colleges within 100 miles enrolling a total of 513,824 students.

Located in California with a population of 27,810, the closest colleges are ranked below by distance from Monterey. Driving time to these schools from Monterey should be less than 2 hours. The top rated college in the area is Stanford University in Stanford. The largest college in the area is University of California Berkeley enrolling 42,501 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 Monterey.


56 results

Monterey Peninsula College
M
Monterey, CA
Monterey Peninsula College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 8,017enrollment
  • $12,022net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

1 miles from Monterey

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

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#23 Best Public Universities in California

  • 7,540enrollment
  • $12,468net price
  • 75%acceptance rate
  • 955-1170SAT range
  • 17-23ACT range
  • 3.2Avg GPA

6 miles from Monterey

Hartnell College
H
Salinas, CA
Hartnell College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 12,521enrollment
  • $7,127net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

13 miles from Monterey

Cabrillo College
C
Aptos, CA
 
Cabrillo College

Public 2 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 11,321enrollment
  • $12,371net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

27 miles from Monterey

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

Public 4 Year

6 reviews

#8 Best Public Universities in California

  • 19,700enrollment
  • $17,889net price
  • 51%acceptance rate
  • 1200-1380SAT range
  • 26-32ACT range
  • 3.73*Avg GPA

29 miles from Monterey

Gavilan College
G
Gilroy, CA
 
Gavilan College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 5,649enrollment
  • $6,605net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

31 miles from Monterey

West Valley College
W
Saratoga, CA
 
West Valley College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 7,823enrollment
  • $7,541net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

46 miles from Monterey

Evergreen Valley College
E
San Jose, CA
 
Evergreen Valley College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 9,598enrollment
  • $14,076net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

49 miles from Monterey

De Anza College
D
Cupertino, CA
De Anza College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 19,482enrollment
  • $6,238net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

50 miles from Monterey

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

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 9,270enrollment
  • $13,818net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

49 miles from Monterey

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

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

#12 Best Public Universities in California

  • 35,400enrollment
  • $14,471net price
  • 64%acceptance rate
  • 1020-1260SAT range
  • 18-27ACT range
  • 3.31Avg GPA

51 miles from Monterey

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

52 miles from Monterey

Santa Clara University
S
Santa Clara, CA
Santa Clara University

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

#7 Best Private Colleges in California

  • 8,642enrollment
  • $42,114net price
  • 49%acceptance rate
  • 1280-1440SAT range
  • 28-32ACT range
  • 3.66Avg GPA

52 miles from Monterey

Foothill College
F
Los Altos Hills, CA
Foothill College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 14,732enrollment
  • $6,662net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

54 miles from Monterey

Mission College
M
Santa Clara, CA
Mission College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 7,780enrollment
  • $6,249net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

55 miles from Monterey

Cogswell College
C
Sunnyvale, CA
 
Cogswell College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 599enrollment
  • $28,103net price
  • 49%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

56 miles from Monterey

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

56 miles from Monterey

Stanford University
S
Stanford, CA
Stanford University

Private 4 Year

6 reviews

#2 Best Colleges in America

  • 17,381enrollment
  • $16,779net price
  • 4%acceptance rate
  • 1440-1570SAT range
  • 32-35ACT range
  • 4.18Avg GPA

60 miles from Monterey

FAQ's

The closest community college is Monterey Peninsula College and is 0.7 miles from Monterey. Explore the complete list of nearby community college options.

Tuition and fees at Monterey Peninsula College are $1,176 for local residents for one academic year. Explore full costs to attend.

Monterey Peninsula 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.