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 98,179 students.

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. The largest college in the area is Columbia Southern University enrolling 21,104 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 Fort Walton Beach.

23 results found

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

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 5,497enrollment
  • $7,963net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

12 miles from Fort Walton Beach

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Pensacola State College
P
Pensacola, FL
 
Pensacola State College

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 9,773enrollment
  • $5,607net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

35 miles from Fort Walton Beach

Fortis Institute Pensacola
F
Pensacola, FL
 
Fortis Institute Pensacola

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 572enrollment
  • $24,453net 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

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

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#6 Best Public Universities in Florida

  • 12,847enrollment
  • $11,550net price
  • 42%acceptance rate
  • 1080-1250SAT range
  • 22-27ACT range
  • 3.43Avg GPA

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

 

  • 5,644enrollment
  • $3,746net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

56 miles from Fort Walton Beach

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

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,784enrollment
  • $7,805net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

63 miles from Fort Walton Beach

Columbia Southern University
C
Orange Beach, AL
 
Columbia Southern University

Private 4 Year

6 reviews

 

  • 21,104enrollment
  • $11,061net 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

 

  • 7,419enrollment
  • $7,458net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

75 miles from Fort Walton Beach

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

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 396enrollment
  • $3,598net 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

#25 Best Private Colleges in Florida

  • 467enrollment
  • $8,183net price
  • 85%acceptance rate
  • 830-870SAT range
  • 17-22ACT range
  • 3.08*Avg GPA

75 miles from Fort Walton Beach

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

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,705enrollment
  • $4,639net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

76 miles from Fort Walton Beach

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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

 

  • 2,081enrollment
  • $4,208net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

86 miles from Fort Walton Beach

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

Public 2 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 2,860enrollment
  • $5,239net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

87 miles from Fort Walton Beach

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

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 4,610enrollment
  • $3,056net 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

#3 Best Private Colleges in Alabama

  • 1,379enrollment
  • $21,065net price
  • 66%acceptance rate
  • 1020-1180SAT range
  • 20-25ACT range
  • 3.45Avg GPA

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.