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 313,777 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 52,218 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 found

University of Florida
F
Gainesville, FL
University of Florida

Public 4 Year

5 reviews

#8 Best Public Universities in America

  • 52,218enrollment
  • $10,457net price
  • 37%acceptance rate
  • 1310-1470SAT range
  • 28-33ACT range
  • 4.1Avg GPA

3 miles from Gainesville

Santa Fe College
S
Gainesville, FL
Santa Fe College

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 14,324enrollment
  • $11,764net 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

 

  • 190enrollment
  • $21,734net price
  • 100%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

 

  • 6,820enrollment
  • $6,102net 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

 

  • 3,385enrollment
  • $2,987net 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

 

  • 7,503enrollment
  • $5,965net 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

 

  • 135enrollment
  • $20,022net 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

 

  • 431enrollment
  • $21,292net 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

 

  • 354enrollment
  • $15,745net price
  • 69%acceptance rate
  • 885-1065SAT range
  • 16-22ACT range
  • 2.96*Avg GPA

59 miles from Gainesville

Edward Waters College
E
Jacksonville, FL
Edward Waters College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 2,906enrollment
  • $12,479net price
  • 61%acceptance rate
  • 757-1092SAT range
  • 15-18ACT range
  • 2.83*Avg 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

 

  • 946enrollment
  • $25,774net 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

 

  • 23,413enrollment
  • $3,017net 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

 

  • 2,608enrollment
  • $23,751net price
  • 65%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.53Avg GPA

64 miles from Gainesville

Jacksonville University
J
Jacksonville, FL
Jacksonville University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#8 Best Private Colleges in Florida

  • 4,213enrollment
  • $24,020net price
  • 92%acceptance rate
  • 910-1160SAT range
  • 18-25ACT range
  • 3.39Avg 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.