Colleges Near Santa Maria

Colleges and universities near me in the Santa Maria, California area

There are 2 colleges in Santa Maria and 174 colleges within 200 miles enrolling a total of 1,669,193 students.

Located in California with a population of 99,553, the closest colleges are ranked below by distance from Santa Maria. Driving time to these schools from Santa Maria should be less than 4 hours. The top rated college in the area is Stanford University in Stanford. 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 Santa Maria.


174 results

Allan Hancock College
A
Santa Maria, CA
 
Allan Hancock College

Public 2 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 11,285enrollment
  • $6,225net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

1 miles from Santa Maria

California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo
C
San Luis Obispo, CA
California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

#7 Best Public Universities in California

  • 22,013enrollment
  • $21,232net price
  • 28%acceptance rate
  • 1240-1440SAT range
  • 26-32ACT range
  • 3.87Avg GPA

28 miles from Santa Maria

Cuesta College
C
San Luis Obispo, CA
 
Cuesta College

Public 2 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 11,024enrollment
  • $10,860net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

32 miles from Santa Maria

University of California Santa Barbara
C
Santa Barbara, CA
University of California Santa Barbara

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

#6 Best Public Universities in California

  • 25,976enrollment
  • $16,767net price
  • 30%acceptance rate
  • 1230-1480SAT range
  • 27-34ACT range
  • 3.96Avg GPA

49 miles from Santa Maria

Santa Barbara Business College Santa Maria
S
Santa Maria, CA
 
Santa Barbara Business College Santa Maria

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 86enrollment
  • $15,312net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

56 miles from Santa Maria

Santa Barbara City College
S
Santa Barbara, CA
Santa Barbara City College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 14,646enrollment
  • $9,416net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

56 miles from Santa Maria

Westmont College
W
Santa Barbara, CA
 
Westmont College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#15 Best Private Colleges in California

  • 1,277enrollment
  • $32,663net price
  • 65%acceptance rate
  • 1100-1330SAT range
  • 21-30ACT range
  • 3.8Avg GPA

56 miles from Santa Maria

Taft College
T
Taft, CA
 
Taft College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 6,155enrollment
  • $8,089net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

58 miles from Santa Maria

California State University Bakersfield
C
Bakersfield, CA
California State University Bakersfield

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 10,816enrollment
  • $5,771net price
  • 81%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.2Avg GPA

81 miles from Santa Maria

San Joaquin Valley College Bakersfield
S
Bakersfield, California
 
San Joaquin Valley College Bakersfield

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,094enrollment
  • $16,347net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

83 miles from Santa Maria

Santa Barbara Business College Bakersfield
S
Bakersfield, CA
 
Santa Barbara Business College Bakersfield

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 272enrollment
  • $15,353net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

83 miles from Santa Maria

Ventura College
V
Ventura, CA
 
Ventura College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 13,312enrollment
  • $3,936net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

83 miles from Santa Maria

Santa Barbara Business College Ventura
S
Ventura, CA
 
Santa Barbara Business College Ventura

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 306enrollment
  • $33,534net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

83 miles from Santa Maria

Thomas Aquinas College
T
Santa Paula, CA
Thomas Aquinas College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 407enrollment
  • $22,073net price
  • 79%acceptance rate
  • 1150-1390SAT range
  • 26-31ACT range
  • 3.78Avg GPA

85 miles from Santa Maria

West Hills College Coalinga
W
Coalinga, CA
 
West Hills College Coalinga

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 4,623enrollment
  • $9,260net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

84 miles from Santa Maria

Bakersfield College
B
Bakersfield, CA
Bakersfield College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 24,589enrollment
  • $6,390net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

89 miles from Santa Maria

Oxnard College
O
Oxnard, CA
 
Oxnard College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 7,418enrollment
  • $2,628net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

91 miles from Santa Maria

California State University Channel Islands
C
Camarillo, CA
California State University Channel Islands

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 7,488enrollment
  • $13,548net price
  • 86%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

96 miles from Santa Maria

FAQ's

The closest community college is Allan Hancock College and is 1.4 miles from Santa Maria. Explore the complete list of nearby community college options.

Tuition and fees at Allan Hancock College are $1,352 for local residents for one academic year. Explore full costs to attend.

Allan Hancock 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.