Colleges Near Merritt Island

Colleges and universities near me in the Merritt Island, Florida area

There are 35 colleges within 100 miles of Merritt Island enrolling a total of 287,222 students.

Located in Florida with a population of 34,743, the closest colleges are ranked below by distance from Merritt Island. The nearest college is Eastern Florida State College in Cocoa at a distance of 7.2 miles from Merritt Island. Driving time to these schools from Merritt Island should be less than 2 hours. The top rated college in the area is Florida Institute of Technology in Melbourne. The largest college in the area is University of Central Florida enrolling 68,475 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 Merritt Island.


35 results

Eastern Florida State College
E
Cocoa, FL
Eastern Florida State College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 15,820enrollment
  • $3,512net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

7 miles from Merritt Island

Florida Institute of Technology
F
Melbourne, FL
Florida Institute of Technology

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#2 Best Private Colleges in Florida

  • 6,271enrollment
  • $32,776net price
  • 66%acceptance rate
  • 1150-1360SAT range
  • 24-30ACT range
  • 3.58Avg GPA

17 miles from Merritt Island

University of Central Florida
C
Orlando, FL
University of Central Florida

Public 4 Year

5 reviews

#3 Best Public Universities in Florida

  • 68,475enrollment
  • $11,617net price
  • 44%acceptance rate
  • 1170-1340SAT range
  • 25-30ACT range
  • 3.81Avg GPA

38 miles from Merritt Island

Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico Orlando
P
Orlando, FL
 
Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico Orlando

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 214enrollment
  • $15,240net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

39 miles from Merritt Island

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

42 miles from Merritt Island

Full Sail University
F
Winter Park, FL
Full Sail University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 20,170enrollment
  • $26,310net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

43 miles from Merritt Island

Herzing University Winter Park
H
Winter Park, FL
 
Herzing University Winter Park

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 548enrollment
  • $23,143net price
  • 76%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

43 miles from Merritt Island

Florida Hospital College of Health Sciences
F
Orlando, FL
Florida Hospital College of Health Sciences

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#5 Best Private Colleges in Florida

  • 1,705enrollment
  • $17,298net price
  • 51%acceptance rate
  • 1020-1160SAT range
  • 18-21ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

46 miles from Merritt Island

Rollins College
R
Winter Park, FL
Rollins College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 3,127enrollment
  • $35,661net price
  • 58%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.26Avg GPA

45 miles from Merritt Island

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

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 153enrollment
  • -net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

45 miles from Merritt Island

Seminole State College of Florida
S
Sanford, FL
Seminole State College of Florida

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 18,104enrollment
  • $8,022net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

49 miles from Merritt Island

University of Phoenix Central Florida Campus
P
Maitland, Florida
 
University of Phoenix Central Florida Campus

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,316enrollment
  • $18,754net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

48 miles from Merritt Island

Fortis College Winter Park
F
Winter Park, FL
 
Fortis College Winter Park

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 4enrollment
  • -net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

50 miles from Merritt Island

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

50 miles from Merritt Island

City College Altamonte Springs
C
Altamonte Springs, FL
 
City College Altamonte Springs

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 168enrollment
  • $17,435net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

50 miles from Merritt Island

Centura Institute
C
Orlando, FL
 
Centura Institute

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 77enrollment
  • -net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

50 miles from Merritt Island

Golf Academy of America Altamonte Springs
G
Apopka, FL
 
Golf Academy of America Altamonte Springs

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 115enrollment
  • $22,934net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

53 miles from Merritt Island

Aviator College of Aeronautical Science and Technology
A
Fort Pierce, FL
 
Aviator College of Aeronautical Science and Technology

Private 2 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 317enrollment
  • $34,994net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

60 miles from Merritt Island

FAQ's

The closest community college is Eastern Florida State College and is 7.2 miles from Merritt Island. Explore the complete list of nearby community college options.

Tuition and fees at Eastern Florida State College are $2,496 for local residents for one academic year. Explore full costs to attend.

Eastern Florida State 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.