Colleges Near San Francisco

Colleges and universities near me in the San Francisco, California area

There are 7 colleges in San Francisco and 28 colleges within 50 miles enrolling a total of 175,955 students.

Located in California with a population of 805,235, the closest colleges are ranked below by distance from San Francisco. The nearest college is College of Marin in Kentfield at a distance of 30.7 miles from San Francisco. Driving time to these schools from San Francisco 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 42,327 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 San Francisco.


28 results

College of Marin
M
Kentfield, CA
College of Marin

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 4,509enrollment
  • $9,527net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

31 miles from San Francisco

San Francisco State University
S
San Francisco, CA
San Francisco State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#18 Best Public Universities in California

  • 27,349enrollment
  • $14,757net price
  • 84%acceptance rate
  • 930-1130SAT range
  • 16-23ACT range
  • 3.31Avg GPA

Applications Due May 1

30 miles from San Francisco

City College of San Francisco
C
San Francisco, CA
City College of San Francisco

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 19,707enrollment
  • $8,648net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due May 15

32 miles from San Francisco

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

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#10 Best Private Colleges in California

  • 10,068enrollment
  • $42,801net price
  • 70%acceptance rate
  • 1140-1330SAT range
  • 24-30ACT range
  • 3.54Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 15

32 miles from San Francisco

Skyline College
S
San Bruno, CA
Skyline College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 8,747enrollment
  • $3,680net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Apr 15

32 miles from San Francisco

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

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#16 Best Private Colleges in California

  • 1,837enrollment
  • $36,899net price
  • 86%acceptance rate
  • 1070-1250SAT range
  • 21-26ACT range
  • 3.6Avg GPA

Applications Due Jun 1

33 miles from San Francisco

American Conservatory Theater
A
San Francisco, CA
 
American Conservatory Theater

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 30enrollment
  • -net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

35 miles from San Francisco

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

 

  • 113enrollment
  • $37,708net price
  • 32%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 2.9Avg Weighted GPA

34 miles from San Francisco

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

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 41enrollment
  • $42,757net price
  • 95%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Aug 1

34 miles from San Francisco

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

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 410enrollment
  • $41,918net price
  • 46%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Dec 1

34 miles from San Francisco

College of Alameda
A
Alameda, CA
 
College of Alameda

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 5,107enrollment
  • $11,693net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Jan 1

41 miles from San Francisco

Contra Costa College
C
San Pablo, CA
 
Contra Costa College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 6,249enrollment
  • $8,691net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due May 1

41 miles from San Francisco

College of San Mateo
S
San Mateo, CA
College of San Mateo

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 7,494enrollment
  • $4,150net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Apr 15

40 miles from San Francisco

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

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 182enrollment
  • $25,082net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

41 miles from San Francisco

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

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,612enrollment
  • $43,687net price
  • 85%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.34Avg GPA

Applications Due Jul 15

43 miles from San Francisco

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

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#6 Best Public Universities in America

  • 42,327enrollment
  • $19,329net price
  • 17%acceptance rate
  • 1310-1530SAT range
  • 30-35ACT range
  • 3.86Avg GPA

Applications Due Nov 30

43 miles from San Francisco

Laney College
L
Oakland, CA
Laney College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 9,225enrollment
  • $14,056net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

42 miles from San Francisco

Lincoln University
L
Oakland, CA
 
Lincoln University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 371enrollment
  • -net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 2.6Avg GPA

42 miles from San Francisco

FAQ's

The closest community college is College of Marin and is 30.7 miles from San Francisco. Explore the complete list of nearby community college options.

Tuition and fees at College of Marin are $1,494 for local residents for one academic year. Explore full costs to attend.

College of Marin 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.