Colleges Near Fort Walton Beach

Colleges and universities near me in the Fort Walton Beach, Florida area

There are 23 colleges within 100 miles of Fort Walton Beach enrolling a total of 90,328 students. These are the closest colleges.

Located in Florida with a population of 19,507, the closest colleges are ranked below by distance from Fort Walton Beach. The nearest college is Northwest Florida State College in Niceville at a distance of 11.6 miles from Fort Walton Beach. Driving time to these schools from Fort Walton Beach should be less than 2 hours. The top rated college in the area is The University of West Florida in Pensacola which is ranked #588 in the nation by CollegeSimply. The largest college in the area is Columbia Southern University enrolling 18,533 students. In terms of affordability, Gulf Coast State College in Panama City offers the lowest tuition for colleges in the area at $1,750 per year.

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 Fort Walton Beach.


23 results

Northwest Florida State College
N
Niceville, FL
 
Northwest Florida State College

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 5,004enrollment
  • $6,328net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

12 miles from Fort Walton Beach

Pensacola State College
P
Pensacola, FL
 
Pensacola State College

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 9,226enrollment
  • $3,351net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 2.54Avg GPA

Applications Due Jul 1

35 miles from Fort Walton Beach

Fortis Institute Pensacola
F
Pensacola, FL
 
Fortis Institute Pensacola

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 705enrollment
  • $21,308net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

34 miles from Fort Walton Beach

Virginia College Pensacola
V
Pensacola, FL
 
Virginia College Pensacola

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 285enrollment
  • $22,815net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

36 miles from Fort Walton Beach

The University of West Florida
W
Pensacola, FL
The University of West Florida

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#8 Best Public Universities in Florida

  • 13,061enrollment
  • $8,452net price
  • 58%acceptance rate
  • 1060-1230SAT range
  • 21-27ACT range
  • 3.79Avg GPA

Applications Due May 15

37 miles from Fort Walton Beach

Jefferson Davis Community College
J
Brewton, AL
 
Jefferson Davis Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 746enrollment
  • $7,271net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

54 miles from Fort Walton Beach

Gulf Coast State College
G
Panama City, FL
Gulf Coast State College

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 4,410enrollment
  • $5,851net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Jun 12

56 miles from Fort Walton Beach

Lurleen B Wallace Community College
L
Andalusia, AL
 
Lurleen B Wallace Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,666enrollment
  • $6,913net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Jun 1

63 miles from Fort Walton Beach

Columbia Southern University
C
Orange Beach, AL
 
Columbia Southern University

Private 4 Year

6 reviews

 

  • 18,533enrollment
  • $11,241net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

62 miles from Fort Walton Beach

James H Faulkner State Community College
J
Bay Minette, AL
 
James H Faulkner State Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 6,653enrollment
  • $8,453net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Jul 15

75 miles from Fort Walton Beach

Reid State Technical College
R
Evergreen, AL
 
Reid State Technical College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 279enrollment
  • $1,893net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

74 miles from Fort Walton Beach

The Baptist College of Florida
B
Graceville, FL
The Baptist College of Florida

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 418enrollment
  • $10,584net price
  • 76%acceptance rate
  • 920-1140SAT range
  • 17-25ACT range
  • 3.08Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Aug 1

75 miles from Fort Walton Beach

Enterprise State Community College
E
Enterprise, AL
 
Enterprise State Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,808enrollment
  • $4,401net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

76 miles from Fort Walton Beach

Alabama Southern Community College
A
Monroeville, AL
 
Alabama Southern Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 982enrollment
  • $4,246net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

85 miles from Fort Walton Beach

Chipola College
C
Marianna, FL
 
Chipola College

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,943enrollment
  • $3,554net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 2.5Avg GPA

Applications Due Aug 1

86 miles from Fort Walton Beach

Bishop State Community College
B
HBCU
Mobile, AL
Bishop State Community College

Public 2 Year

2 reviews

 

  • 2,176enrollment
  • $4,868net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Jul 1

87 miles from Fort Walton Beach

George C Wallace State Community College Dothan
G
Dothan, AL
 
George C Wallace State Community College Dothan

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 3,681enrollment
  • $2,699net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

92 miles from Fort Walton Beach

Spring Hill College
S
Mobile, AL
Spring Hill College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,191enrollment
  • $23,067net price
  • 54%acceptance rate
  • 1000-1150SAT range
  • 20-25ACT range
  • 3.54Avg GPA

Applications Due Jul 1

92 miles from Fort Walton Beach

FAQ's

The closest community college is Jefferson Davis Community College and is 54.3 miles from Fort Walton Beach. Explore the complete list of nearby community college options.

Tuition and fees at Jefferson Davis Community College are $4,088 for local residents for one academic year. Explore full costs to attend.

Jefferson Davis Community 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.