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 1,098,341 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 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 Pasadena.

109 results found

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

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#7 Best Colleges in America

  • 2,233enrollment
  • $24,466net price
  • 7%acceptance rate
  • 1530-1580SAT range
  • 35-36ACT range
  • 3.97*Avg GPA

2 miles from Pasadena

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Pasadena City College
P
Pasadena, CA
Pasadena City College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 26,862enrollment
  • $8,030net 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

 

  • 290enrollment
  • $31,227net price
  • 100%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

 

  • 171enrollment
  • $21,992net price
  • 88%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • 19-25ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

1 miles from Pasadena

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

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 2,249enrollment
  • $45,622net price
  • 68%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.25Avg GPA

3 miles from Pasadena

Glendale Community College
G
Glendale, CA
Glendale Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 13,892enrollment
  • $4,293net 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

0 reviews

#9 Best Private Colleges in California

  • 1,930enrollment
  • $33,738net price
  • 37%acceptance rate
  • 1270-1450SAT range
  • 28-32ACT range
  • 3.6Avg GPA

5 miles from Pasadena

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

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 570enrollment
  • $25,905net 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

#25 Best Public Universities in California

  • 28,036enrollment
  • $3,907net price
  • 42%acceptance rate
  • 890-1080SAT range
  • 15-20ACT range
  • 3.18Avg GPA

7 miles from Pasadena

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

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 35,403enrollment
  • $9,465net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

8 miles from Pasadena

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Mt Sierra College
M
Monrovia, CA
 
Mt Sierra College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 130enrollment
  • $22,022net price
  • 80%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

 

  • 291enrollment
  • $12,883net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg 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

 

  • 2,221enrollment
  • $40,448net price
  • 52%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

11 miles from Pasadena

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

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 13,909enrollment
  • $7,360net 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

 

  • 506enrollment
  • $50,972net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.1Avg GPA

10 miles from Pasadena

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

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,991enrollment
  • $39,031net price
  • 92%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

10 miles from Pasadena

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

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 263enrollment
  • $39,696net price
  • 79%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

 

  • 1,083enrollment
  • $18,901net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.59Avg 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 $1,166 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.