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 197,970 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 42,501 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 San Francisco.


28 results

College of Marin
M
Kentfield, CA
College of Marin

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 5,026enrollment
  • $8,593net 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

  • 29,778enrollment
  • $15,166net price
  • 67%acceptance rate
  • 940-1150SAT range
  • 17-23ACT range
  • 3.2Avg GPA

30 miles from San Francisco

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

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 27,008enrollment
  • $5,571net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

32 miles from San Francisco

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

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#14 Best Private Colleges in California

  • 10,713enrollment
  • $38,422net price
  • 64%acceptance rate
  • 1130-1330SAT range
  • 23-29ACT range
  • 3.61Avg GPA

32 miles from San Francisco

Skyline College
S
San Bruno, CA
Skyline College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 9,014enrollment
  • $4,732net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

32 miles from San Francisco

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

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#24 Best Private Colleges in California

  • 1,779enrollment
  • $34,905net price
  • 91%acceptance rate
  • 1030-1220SAT range
  • 20-25ACT range
  • 3.5Avg GPA

33 miles from San Francisco

American Conservatory Theater
A
San Francisco, CA
 
American Conservatory Theater

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 46enrollment
  • -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

 

  • 218enrollment
  • $39,343net price
  • 41%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

34 miles from San Francisco

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

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 381enrollment
  • $47,315net price
  • 90%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.09Avg GPA

34 miles from San Francisco

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

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 398enrollment
  • $40,081net price
  • 48%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

34 miles from San Francisco

College of Alameda
A
Alameda, CA
 
College of Alameda

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 6,389enrollment
  • $7,869net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

41 miles from San Francisco

Contra Costa College
C
San Pablo, CA
 
Contra Costa College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 7,193enrollment
  • $7,585net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

41 miles from San Francisco

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

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 8,924enrollment
  • $4,639net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

40 miles from San Francisco

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

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 603enrollment
  • $30,725net 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

 

  • 1,805enrollment
  • $42,065net price
  • 85%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.2Avg GPA

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

  • 42,501enrollment
  • $18,522net price
  • 16%acceptance rate
  • 1330-1530SAT range
  • 31-35ACT range
  • 3.86Avg GPA

43 miles from San Francisco

Laney College
L
Oakland, CA
Laney College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 10,404enrollment
  • $13,426net 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

 

  • 573enrollment
  • -net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg 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.