Colleges Near Palo Alto

Colleges and universities near me in the Palo Alto, California area

There are 75 colleges within 100 miles of Palo Alto. Located in California with a population of 64,403, the closest colleges are ranked by distance from Palo Alto. The nearest college is Foothill College at a distance of 2.8 miles from Palo Alto center. This directory is inclusive of nearby two and four year schools, both public and private. If you are looking for more affordable options or not ready for a full four year program, consider local community colleges near Palo Alto.

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    • SAT Range N/A
    • ACT Range N/A
    • Average HS GPA NA
    • Students: 14,732
    • Tuition:$1,563
    • Acceptance Rate 100%
    • 3 miles from
    • SAT Range 1420/1570
    • ACT Range 32/35
    • Average HS GPA 4.18
    • Students: 17,381
    • Tuition:$51,354
      Admissions Standards  Exceptionally High Standards
    • Acceptance Rate 4%
    • 3 miles from
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    Stanford University

    • SAT Range 920/1150
    • ACT Range 18/23
    • Average HS GPA 3.2
    • Students: 775
    • Tuition:$42,800
      Admissions Standards  Very Easy Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 45%
    • 4 miles from
    • SAT Range N/A
    • ACT Range N/A
    • Average HS GPA NA
    • Students: 5,987
    • Tuition:$1,360
    • Acceptance Rate 100%
    • 7 miles from
    • SAT Range N/A
    • ACT Range N/A
    • Average HS GPA NA
    • Students: 599
    • Tuition:$20,056
    • Acceptance Rate 58%
    • 7 miles from
    • SAT Range N/A
    • ACT Range N/A
    • Average HS GPA NA
    • Students: 19,482
    • Tuition:$1,561
    • Acceptance Rate 100%
    • 8 miles from
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    De Anza College

    • SAT Range N/A
    • ACT Range N/A
    • Average HS GPA NA
    • Students: 7,780
    • Tuition:$1,192
    • Acceptance Rate 100%
    • 9 miles from
    • SAT Range 870/1060
    • ACT Range 17/21
    • Average HS GPA 3.2
    • Students: 1,492
    • Tuition:$35,350
      Admissions Standards  Extremely Easy Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 82%
    • 11 miles from
    • SAT Range 1270/1440
    • ACT Range 28/32
    • Average HS GPA 3.66
    • Students: 8,642
    • Tuition:$51,711
      Admissions Standards  Extremely High Standards
    • Acceptance Rate 50%
    • 12 miles from
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    Santa Clara University

    • SAT Range N/A
    • ACT Range N/A
    • Average HS GPA NA
    • Students: 1,880
    • Tuition:$11,308
    • Acceptance Rate 100%
    • 11 miles from

FAQ's

The closest community college is Foothill College and is 2.8 miles from Palo Alto. Explore the complete list of nearby community college options.

Tuition and fees at Foothill College are $1,563 for local residents for one academic year. Explore full costs to attend.

Foothill 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.