Colleges Near Orange

Colleges and universities near me in the Orange, California area

There are 2 colleges in Orange and 110 colleges within 50 miles enrolling a total of 945,553 students. These are the closest colleges.

Located in California with a population of 136,416, the closest colleges are ranked below by distance from Orange. Driving time to these schools from Orange should be less than 1 hours. The top rated college in the area is California Institute of Technology in Pasadena which is ranked #7 in the nation by CollegeSimply. The largest college in the area is University of Southern California enrolling 49,318 students. In terms of affordability, Santiago Canyon College in Orange 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 Orange.


110 results

Chapman University
C
Orange, CA

Chapman University

Private 4 Year

5 reviews

#10 Best Private Colleges in California

  • 9,991enrollment
  • $44,327net price
  • 60%acceptance rate
  • 1210-1410SAT range
  • 26-31ACT range
  • 3.7Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 15

2 miles from Orange

Santiago Canyon College
S
Orange, CA

Santiago Canyon College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 12,159enrollment
  • $6,344net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

3 miles from Orange

Santa Ana College
S
Santa Ana, CA
 

Santa Ana College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 23,936enrollment
  • $6,658net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Apr 1

5 miles from Orange

Hope International University
H
Fullerton, CA

Hope International University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#31 Best Private Colleges in California

  • 1,138enrollment
  • $20,470net price
  • 40%acceptance rate
  • 1000-1180SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.26Avg GPA

Applications Due Aug 20

6 miles from Orange

Southern California Institute of Technology
S
Anaheim, CA
 

Southern California Institute of Technology

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 521enrollment
  • $26,392net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

6 miles from Orange

West Coast University Orange County
W
Anaheim, CA
 

West Coast University Orange County

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 4,302enrollment
  • $36,554net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

5 miles from Orange

Bethesda University of California
B
Anaheim, CA
 

Bethesda University of California

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 366enrollment
  • $16,912net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Aug 11

7 miles from Orange

California State University Fullerton
C
Fullerton, CA

California State University Fullerton

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#16 Best Public Universities in California

  • 40,738enrollment
  • $8,322net price
  • 59%acceptance rate
  • 1000-1180SAT range
  • 18-23ACT range
  • 3.77Avg GPA

Applications Due Nov 30

6 miles from Orange

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
  • 2.9Avg GPA

8 miles from Orange

Fullerton College
F
Fullerton, CA
 

Fullerton College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 17,813enrollment
  • $8,941net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

7 miles from Orange

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

9 miles from Orange

University of California Irvine
C
Irvine, CA

University of California Irvine

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

#11 Best Public Universities in America

  • 36,505enrollment
  • $13,106net price
  • 29%acceptance rate
  • 1230-1430SAT range
  • 26-33ACT range
  • 3.75Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Nov 30

10 miles from Orange

Irvine Valley College
I
Irvine, CA
 

Irvine Valley College

Public 2 Year

3 reviews

 

  • 11,045enrollment
  • $5,797net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

9 miles from Orange

Taft University System
T
Santa Ana, CO
 

Taft University System

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

 

  • 555enrollment
  • -net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

9 miles from Orange

Concordia University Irvine
C
Irvine, CA

Concordia University Irvine

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#25 Best Private Colleges in California

  • 3,710enrollment
  • $29,893net price
  • 81%acceptance rate
  • 1030-1260SAT range
  • 21-29ACT range
  • 3.61Avg GPA

10 miles from Orange

Cypress College
C
Cypress, CA

Cypress College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 13,406enrollment
  • $7,516net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Aug 25

12 miles from Orange

Golden West College
G
Huntington Beach, CA

Golden West College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 10,189enrollment
  • $5,881net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

11 miles from Orange

Orange Coast College
O
Costa Mesa, CA
 

Orange Coast College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 16,779enrollment
  • $6,499net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

11 miles from Orange

FAQ's

The closest community college is Santiago Canyon College and is 3.3 miles from Orange. Explore the complete list of nearby community college options.

Tuition and fees at Santiago Canyon College are $1,156 for local residents for one academic year. Explore full costs to attend.

Santiago Canyon 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.