Colleges Near Gainesville

Colleges and universities near me in the Gainesville, Florida area

There are 3 colleges in Gainesville and 41 colleges within 100 miles enrolling a total of 310,021 students.

Located in Florida with a population of 124,354, the closest colleges are ranked below by distance from Gainesville. Driving time to these schools from Gainesville should be less than 2 hours. The top rated college in the area is University of Florida. The largest college in the area is University of Florida enrolling 53,372 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 Gainesville.


41 results

University of Florida
F
Gainesville, FL
University of Florida

Public 4 Year

6 reviews

#7 Best Public Universities in America

  • 53,372enrollment
  • $10,075net price
  • 31%acceptance rate
  • 1290-1460SAT range
  • 29-33ACT range
  • 3.88Avg GPA

3 miles from Gainesville

Santa Fe College
S
Gainesville, FL
Santa Fe College

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 12,607enrollment
  • $11,195net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

5 miles from Gainesville

City College Gainesville
C
Gainesville, FL
 
City College Gainesville

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 159enrollment
  • $18,690net price
  • 75%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

5 miles from Gainesville

College of Central Florida
C
Ocala, FL
College of Central Florida

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 6,150enrollment
  • $8,181net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

37 miles from Gainesville

Florida Gateway College
F
Lake City, FL
Florida Gateway College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 3,018enrollment
  • $2,930net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

37 miles from Gainesville

Saint Johns River State College
S
Palatka, FL
Saint Johns River State College

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 6,828enrollment
  • $5,266net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

40 miles from Gainesville

Taylor College
T
Belleview, FL
 
Taylor College

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 228enrollment
  • $22,893net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

47 miles from Gainesville

Fortis College
F
Orange Park, FL
 
Fortis College

Private 2 Year

2 reviews

 

  • 489enrollment
  • $22,646net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

52 miles from Gainesville

Trinity Baptist College
T
Jacksonville, FL
 
Trinity Baptist College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 362enrollment
  • $15,622net price
  • 67%acceptance rate
  • 890-1108SAT range
  • 17-21ACT range
  • 2.96Estimated Avg GPA

59 miles from Gainesville

Edward Waters College
E
HBCU
Jacksonville, FL
Edward Waters College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 2,273enrollment
  • $13,879net price
  • 57%acceptance rate
  • 820-990SAT range
  • 14-18ACT range
  • 2.64Avg GPA

61 miles from Gainesville

Stenotype Institute of Jacksonville Inc Jacksonville
S
Jacksonville, Florida
 
Stenotype Institute of Jacksonville Inc Jacksonville

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 164enrollment
  • $24,598net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

60 miles from Gainesville

University of Phoenix North Florida Campus
P
Jacksonville, Florida
 
University of Phoenix North Florida Campus

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,202enrollment
  • $18,883net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

60 miles from Gainesville

Southeastern College
S
Jacksonville, FL
 
Southeastern College

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 20enrollment
  • $22,785net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

60 miles from Gainesville

Chamberlain College of Nursing Florida
C
Jacksonville, FL
 
Chamberlain College of Nursing Florida

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,084enrollment
  • -net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

60 miles from Gainesville

Florida State College at Jacksonville
F
Jacksonville, FL
Florida State College at Jacksonville

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 22,344enrollment
  • $3,306net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

61 miles from Gainesville

Virginia College Jacksonville
V
Jacksonville, FL
 
Virginia College Jacksonville

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 697enrollment
  • $30,341net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

61 miles from Gainesville

Flagler College St Augustine
F
Saint Augustine, FL
Flagler College St Augustine

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#10 Best Private Colleges in Florida

  • 2,687enrollment
  • $25,324net price
  • 56%acceptance rate
  • 1040-1220SAT range
  • 19-25ACT range
  • 3.52Avg GPA

64 miles from Gainesville

Jacksonville University
J
Jacksonville, FL
Jacksonville University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#5 Best Private Colleges in Florida

  • 4,053enrollment
  • $24,502net price
  • 78%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • 18-26ACT range
  • 3.4Estimated Avg Weighted GPA

64 miles from Gainesville

FAQ's

The closest community college is Florida Gateway College and is 36.8 miles from Gainesville. Explore the complete list of nearby community college options.

Tuition and fees at Florida Gateway College are $3,100 for local residents for one academic year. Explore full costs to attend.

Florida Gateway 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.