Colleges Near Lakeland

Colleges and universities near me in the Lakeland, Florida area

There are 2 colleges in Lakeland and 25 colleges within 50 miles enrolling a total of 210,317 students.

Located in Florida with a population of 97,422, the closest colleges are ranked below by distance from Lakeland. Driving time to these schools from Lakeland should be less than 1 hours. The top rated college in the area is University of South Florida Main Campus in Tampa. The largest college in the area is Valencia College enrolling 46,521 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 Lakeland.


25 results

Florida Southern College
F
Lakeland, FL
Florida Southern College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#4 Best Private Colleges in Florida

  • 3,154enrollment
  • $25,325net price
  • 52%acceptance rate
  • 1120-1265SAT range
  • 24-29ACT range
  • 3.62Avg GPA

2 miles from Lakeland

Southeastern University
S
Lakeland, FL
Southeastern University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#14 Best Private Colleges in Florida

  • 8,755enrollment
  • $25,025net price
  • 48%acceptance rate
  • 940-1180SAT range
  • 19-24ACT range
  • 3.35Avg GPA

3 miles from Lakeland

Polk State College
P
Winter Haven, FL
 
Polk State College

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 10,591enrollment
  • $9,483net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

15 miles from Lakeland

University of Phoenix West Florida Campus
P
Temple Terrace, Florida
 
University of Phoenix West Florida Campus

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 908enrollment
  • $19,383net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

25 miles from Lakeland

Florida College
F
Temple Terrace, FL
 
Florida College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 508enrollment
  • $19,964net price
  • 75%acceptance rate
  • 970-1220SAT range
  • 20-27ACT range
  • 3.28*Avg GPA

26 miles from Lakeland

Fortis College Tampa
F
Tampa, Florida
 
Fortis College Tampa

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 371enrollment
  • -net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

25 miles from Lakeland

Remington College Tampa Campus
R
Tampa, FL
 
Remington College Tampa Campus

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 40enrollment
  • $21,765net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

27 miles from Lakeland

Saint Leo University
S
Saint Leo, FL
Saint Leo University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 11,808enrollment
  • $19,843net price
  • 72%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.5Avg GPA

27 miles from Lakeland

Warner University
W
Lake Wales, FL
 
Warner University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,116enrollment
  • $16,572net price
  • 41%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 2.97*Avg GPA

27 miles from Lakeland

University of South Florida Main Campus
S
Tampa, FL
University of South Florida Main Campus

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

#4 Best Public Universities in Florida

  • 43,846enrollment
  • $9,787net price
  • 48%acceptance rate
  • 1170-1330SAT range
  • 25-30ACT range
  • 3.86Avg GPA

28 miles from Lakeland

Webber International University
W
Babson Park, FL
 
Webber International University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 694enrollment
  • $25,486net price
  • 42%acceptance rate
  • 900-1050SAT range
  • 16-20ACT range
  • 2.23Avg GPA

30 miles from Lakeland

Hillsborough Community College
H
Tampa, FL
Hillsborough Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 23,183enrollment
  • $2,836net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

32 miles from Lakeland

The University of Tampa
T
Tampa, FL
The University of Tampa

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

#7 Best Private Colleges in Florida

  • 9,333enrollment
  • $31,278net price
  • 45%acceptance rate
  • 1100-1250SAT range
  • 23-28ACT range
  • 3.3Avg GPA

32 miles from Lakeland

Remington College
R
Heathrow, FL
 
Remington College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 325enrollment
  • $17,547net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

31 miles from Lakeland

Johnson University Florida
J
Kissimmee, FL
Johnson University Florida

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 204enrollment
  • $17,242net price
  • 31%acceptance rate
  • 855-1090SAT range
  • 17-21ACT range
  • 3.06*Avg GPA

40 miles from Lakeland

South Florida Community College
S
Avon Park, FL
 
South Florida Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 2,910enrollment
  • $4,531net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

43 miles from Lakeland

Pasco Hernando Community College
P
New Port Richey, FL
 
Pasco Hernando Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 11,525enrollment
  • $5,072net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

45 miles from Lakeland

Valencia College
V
Orlando, FL
Valencia College

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 46,521enrollment
  • $4,484net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

44 miles from Lakeland

FAQ's

The closest community college is Hillsborough Community College and is 31.8 miles from Lakeland. Explore the complete list of nearby community college options.

Tuition and fees at Hillsborough Community College are $2,506 for local residents for one academic year. Explore full costs to attend.

Hillsborough 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.