Colleges Near Petaluma

Colleges and universities near me in the Petaluma, California area

There are 32 colleges within 50 miles of Petaluma enrolling a total of 251,409 students.

Located in California with a population of 57,941, the closest colleges are ranked below by distance from Petaluma. The nearest college is Sonoma State University in Rohnert Park at a distance of 7.2 miles from Petaluma. Driving time to these schools from Petaluma should be less than 1 hours. The top rated college in the area is University of California Berkeley in Berkeley. 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 Petaluma.

32 results found

Sonoma State University
S
Rohnert Park, CA
Sonoma State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#26 Best Public Universities in California

  • 9,459enrollment
  • $16,807net price
  • 90%acceptance rate
  • 980-1170SAT range
  • 18-23ACT range
  • 3.2Avg GPA

7 miles from Petaluma

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Santa Rosa Junior College
S
Santa Rosa, CA
Santa Rosa Junior College

Public 2 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 20,000enrollment
  • $8,770net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

15 miles from Petaluma

Dominican University of California
D
San Rafael, CA
 
Dominican University of California

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#38 Best Private Colleges in California

  • 1,779enrollment
  • $34,694net price
  • 87%acceptance rate
  • 1040-1210SAT range
  • 20-25ACT range
  • 3.5Avg GPA

19 miles from Petaluma

College of Marin
M
Kentfield, CA
 
College of Marin

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 5,026enrollment
  • $12,202net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

20 miles from Petaluma

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Napa Valley College
N
Napa, CA
 
Napa Valley College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 5,503enrollment
  • $13,068net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

19 miles from Petaluma

California Maritime Academy
C
Vallejo, CA
 
California Maritime Academy

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 1,046enrollment
  • $14,599net price
  • 67%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

25 miles from Petaluma

Contra Costa College
C
San Pablo, CA
 
Contra Costa College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 7,193enrollment
  • $7,509net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

24 miles from Petaluma

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Pacific Union College
P
Angwin, CA
Pacific Union College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#30 Best Private Colleges in California

  • 1,062enrollment
  • $22,327net price
  • 49%acceptance rate
  • 950-1190SAT range
  • 18-25ACT range
  • 3.35Avg GPA

25 miles from Petaluma

Solano Community College
S
Fairfield, CA
 
Solano Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 9,378enrollment
  • $7,648net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

28 miles from Petaluma

University of California Berkeley
C
Berkeley, CA
University of California Berkeley

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#1 Best Public Universities in America

  • 42,501enrollment
  • $18,178net price
  • 15%acceptance rate
  • 1320-1530SAT range
  • 31-35ACT range
  • 3.86Avg GPA

33 miles from Petaluma

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San Francisco Art Institute
S
San Francisco, CA
San Francisco Art Institute

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 381enrollment
  • $52,451net price
  • 95%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.09Avg GPA

32 miles from Petaluma

Berkeley City College
B
Berkeley, CA
Berkeley City College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 6,053enrollment
  • $10,532net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

32 miles from Petaluma

American Conservatory Theater
A
San Francisco, CA
 
American Conservatory Theater

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 46enrollment
  • $25,112net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

34 miles from Petaluma

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Expression College for Digital Arts
E
Emeryville, CA
 
Expression College for Digital Arts

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 603enrollment
  • $26,353net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

33 miles from Petaluma

FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising San Francisco
F
San Francisco, CA
 
FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising San Francisco

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 218enrollment
  • $36,135net price
  • 46%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

34 miles from Petaluma

California College of the Arts
C
Oakland, CA
California College of the Arts

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,805enrollment
  • $39,075net price
  • 88%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.2Avg GPA

35 miles from Petaluma

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San Francisco Conservatory of Music
S
San Francisco, CA
 
San Francisco Conservatory of Music

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 398enrollment
  • $37,873net price
  • 45%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

34 miles from Petaluma

University of San Francisco
S
San Francisco, CA
University of San Francisco

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#17 Best Private Colleges in California

  • 10,713enrollment
  • $35,270net price
  • 65%acceptance rate
  • 1130-1330SAT range
  • 23-29ACT range
  • 3.61Avg GPA

34 miles from Petaluma

FAQ's

The closest community college is Santa Rosa Junior College and is 15.4 miles from Petaluma. Explore the complete list of nearby community college options.

Tuition and fees at Santa Rosa Junior College are $1,328 for local residents for one academic year. Explore full costs to attend.

Santa Rosa Junior 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.