Colleges Near Pasadena

Colleges and universities near me in the Pasadena, California area

There are 5 colleges in Pasadena and 109 colleges within 50 miles enrolling a total of 1,055,093 students.

Located in California with a population of 137,122, the closest colleges are ranked below by distance from Pasadena. Driving time to these schools from Pasadena should be less than 1 hours. The top rated college in the area is California Institute of Technology. The largest college in the area is University of Southern California enrolling 46,287 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 Pasadena.


109 results

California Institute of Technology
C
Pasadena, CA
California Institute of Technology

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#7 Best Colleges in America

  • 2,240enrollment
  • $26,591net price
  • 7%acceptance rate
  • 1530-1580SAT range
  • 35-36ACT range
  • 3.97Estimated Avg GPA

2 miles from Pasadena

Pasadena City College
P
Pasadena, CA
Pasadena City College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 25,034enrollment
  • $5,465net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

2 miles from Pasadena

Los Angeles College of Music
L
Pasadena, CA
 
Los Angeles College of Music

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

 

  • 249enrollment
  • $37,825net price
  • 77%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

2 miles from Pasadena

Providence Christian College
P
Pasadena, CA
 
Providence Christian College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 121enrollment
  • $26,894net price
  • 42%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

1 miles from Pasadena

Art Center College of Design
A
Pasadena, CA
Art Center College of Design

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 2,182enrollment
  • $47,878net price
  • 76%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

3 miles from Pasadena

Glendale Community College
G
Glendale, CA
Glendale Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 12,973enrollment
  • $5,727net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

5 miles from Pasadena

Occidental College
O
Los Angeles, CA
Occidental College

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

#7 Best Private Colleges in California

  • 1,839enrollment
  • $41,102net price
  • 41%acceptance rate
  • 1270-1460SAT range
  • 28-33ACT range
  • 3.62Avg GPA

5 miles from Pasadena

Platt College Los Angeles
P
Alhambra, CA
 
Platt College Los Angeles

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 717enrollment
  • $30,010net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

5 miles from Pasadena

California State University Los Angeles
C
Los Angeles, CA
California State University Los Angeles

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#26 Best Public Universities in California

  • 26,745enrollment
  • $3,859net price
  • 76%acceptance rate
  • 870-1060SAT range
  • 15-20ACT range
  • 3.32Avg GPA

7 miles from Pasadena

East Los Angeles College
E
Monterey Park, CA
East Los Angeles College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 33,397enrollment
  • $12,522net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

8 miles from Pasadena

Mt Sierra College
M
Monrovia, CA
Mt Sierra College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 130enrollment
  • -net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

8 miles from Pasadena

University of the West
t
Rosemead, CA
 
University of the West

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 238enrollment
  • $10,834net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 2.43Avg GPA

9 miles from Pasadena

FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising Los Angeles
F
Los Angeles, CA
 
FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising Los Angeles

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,886enrollment
  • $41,766net price
  • 39%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

11 miles from Pasadena

Los Angeles City College
L
Los Angeles, CA
Los Angeles City College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 14,800enrollment
  • $10,828net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

10 miles from Pasadena

Southern California Institute of Architecture
S
Los Angeles, CA
 
Southern California Institute of Architecture

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 481enrollment
  • $51,591net price
  • 67%acceptance rate
  • 999-1336SAT range
  • 27-30ACT range
  • 3.5Avg GPA

10 miles from Pasadena

West Coast University Los Angeles
W
North Hollywood, CA
 
West Coast University Los Angeles

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 2,413enrollment
  • $44,867net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

10 miles from Pasadena

American Academy of Dramatic Arts Los Angeles
A
Los Angeles, CA
 
American Academy of Dramatic Arts Los Angeles

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 106enrollment
  • $41,975net price
  • 89%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

13 miles from Pasadena

Bryan University
B
Los Angeles, CA
 
Bryan University

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,350enrollment
  • $15,009net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

12 miles from Pasadena

FAQ's

The closest community college is Pasadena City College and is 1.7 miles from Pasadena. Explore the complete list of nearby community college options.

Tuition and fees at Pasadena City College are $1,212 for local residents for one academic year. Explore full costs to attend.

Pasadena City 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.