Colleges Near Santa Monica

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

There 101 colleges within 50 miles enrolling a total of 1,009,741 students.

Located in California with a population of 89,736, the closest colleges are ranked below by distance from Santa Monica. Driving time to these schools from Santa Monica should be less than 1 hours. The top rated college in the area is California Institute of Technology in Pasadena. 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 Monica.


101 results

Santa Monica College
S
Santa Monica, CA
Santa Monica College

Public 2 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 28,800enrollment
  • $6,006net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

1 miles from Santa Monica

University of California Los Angeles
C
Los Angeles, CA
University of California Los Angeles

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

#4 Best Public Universities in America

  • 44,537enrollment
  • $15,718net price
  • 12%acceptance rate
  • 1300-1530SAT range
  • 29-35ACT range
  • 4.29Avg GPA

4 miles from Santa Monica

Mount St. Mary's College
M
Los Angeles, CA
Mount St. Mary's College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#27 Best Private Colleges in California

  • 2,965enrollment
  • $29,708net price
  • 90%acceptance rate
  • 920-1170SAT range
  • 17-22ACT range
  • 3.34Avg GPA

4 miles from Santa Monica

Loyola Marymount University
L
Los Angeles, CA
Loyola Marymount University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#8 Best Private Colleges in California

  • 9,838enrollment
  • $47,292net price
  • 44%acceptance rate
  • 1230-1410SAT range
  • 27-31ACT range
  • 3.72Avg GPA

5 miles from Santa Monica

Otis College of Art and Design
O
Los Angeles, CA
Otis College of Art and Design

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#23 Best Private Colleges in California

  • 1,144enrollment
  • $45,406net price
  • 78%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • 23-29ACT range
  • 3.15Avg GPA

6 miles from Santa Monica

West Los Angeles College
W
Culver City, CA
West Los Angeles College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 11,743enrollment
  • $9,408net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

6 miles from Santa Monica

American Jewish University
A
Los Angeles, CA
 
American Jewish University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 168enrollment
  • $18,651net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.27Avg GPA

7 miles from Santa Monica

West Coast Ultrasound Institute
W
Beverly Hills, CA
 
West Coast Ultrasound Institute

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 821enrollment
  • $25,708net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

7 miles from Santa Monica

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

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 263enrollment
  • $39,952net price
  • 78%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

9 miles from Santa Monica

Yeshiva Ohr Elchonon Chabad West Coast Talmudical Seminary
Y
Los Angeles, CA
 
Yeshiva Ohr Elchonon Chabad West Coast Talmudical Seminary

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 155enrollment
  • $11,489net price
  • 82%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

9 miles from Santa Monica

Touro College Los Angeles
T
Los Angeles, CA
 
Touro College Los Angeles

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,672enrollment
  • $20,390net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

8 miles from Santa Monica

Bryan University
B
Los Angeles, CA
 
Bryan University

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,083enrollment
  • $17,041net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.59Avg GPA

11 miles from Santa Monica

Musicians Institute
M
Hollywood, CA
 
Musicians Institute

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 1,105enrollment
  • $34,835net price
  • 69%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

10 miles from Santa Monica

Columbia College Hollywood
C
Tarzana, CA
 
Columbia College Hollywood

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 540enrollment
  • $28,804net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

11 miles from Santa Monica

Los Angeles Valley College
L
Valley Glen, CA
Los Angeles Valley College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 16,194enrollment
  • $10,778net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

11 miles from Santa Monica

Pacific States University
P
Los Angeles, CA
 
Pacific States University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 62enrollment
  • -net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

11 miles from Santa Monica

University of Southern California
S
Los Angeles, CA
University of Southern California

Private 4 Year

4 reviews

#5 Best Private Colleges in California

  • 47,310enrollment
  • $37,521net price
  • 11%acceptance rate
  • 1360-1530SAT range
  • 31-34ACT range
  • 3.73Avg GPA

11 miles from Santa Monica

World Mission University
W
Los Angeles, CA
 
World Mission University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 348enrollment
  • $18,723net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

11 miles from Santa Monica

FAQ's

The closest community college is Santa Monica College and is 0.7 miles from Santa Monica. Explore the complete list of nearby community college options.

Tuition and fees at Santa Monica College are $1,144 for local residents for one academic year. Explore full costs to attend.

Santa Monica 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.