Colleges Near Columbus

Colleges and universities near me in the Columbus, Georgia area

There are 5 colleges in Columbus and 68 colleges within 100 miles enrolling a total of 324,784 students. These are the closest colleges.

Located in Georgia with a population of 189,885, the closest colleges are ranked below by distance from Columbus. Driving time to these schools from Columbus should be less than 2 hours. The top rated college in the area is Emory University in Atlanta which is ranked #23 in the nation by CollegeSimply. The largest college in the area is Georgia Institute of Technology Main Campus enrolling 43,859 students. In terms of affordability, Middle Georgia Technical College in Warner Robins offers the lowest tuition for colleges in the area at $1,920 per year.

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 Columbus.


68 results

Columbus State University
C
Columbus, GA

Columbus State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#7 Best Public Universities in Georgia

  • 7,898enrollment
  • $11,855net price
  • 79%acceptance rate
  • 870-1130SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
  • 3.07Avg GPA

Applications Due Jun 30

4 miles from Columbus

Georgia Military College Columbus Campus
G
Columbus, Georgia
 

Georgia Military College Columbus Campus

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 226enrollment
  • -net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

4 miles from Columbus

Miller Motte Technical College Columbus
M
Columbus, GA
 

Miller Motte Technical College Columbus

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 335enrollment
  • $23,353net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

4 miles from Columbus

Columbus Technical College
C
Columbus, GA
 

Columbus Technical College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 2,927enrollment
  • $2,698net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

6 miles from Columbus

University of Phoenix Columbus Georgia Campus
P
Columbus, Georgia
 

University of Phoenix Columbus Georgia Campus

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,015enrollment
  • $18,399net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

6 miles from Columbus

Chattahoochee Valley Community College
C
Phenix City, AL
 

Chattahoochee Valley Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,360enrollment
  • $3,125net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

11 miles from Columbus

Auburn University
A
Auburn University, AL

Auburn University

Public 4 Year

9 reviews

#1 Best Public Universities in Alabama

  • 31,526enrollment
  • $24,028net price
  • 71%acceptance rate
  • 1160-1320SAT range
  • 25-31ACT range
  • 3.97Avg GPA

Applications Due Feb 1

36 miles from Columbus

LaGrange College
L
Lagrange, GA

LaGrange College

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

 

  • 643enrollment
  • $23,185net price
  • 75%acceptance rate
  • 980-1123SAT range
  • 19-24ACT range
  • 3.49Avg GPA

Applications Due Aug 31

38 miles from Columbus

Tuskegee University
T
HBCU
Tuskegee, AL

Tuskegee University

Private 4 Year

5 reviews

#3 Best Private Colleges in Alabama

  • 2,654enrollment
  • $36,528net price
  • 34%acceptance rate
  • 920-1130SAT range
  • 18-25ACT range
  • 3.1Avg GPA

Applications Due Apr 15

49 miles from Columbus

South Georgia Technical College
S
Americus, GA
 

South Georgia Technical College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,611enrollment
  • $1,972net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

48 miles from Columbus

Georgia Southwestern State University
G
Americus, GA
 

Georgia Southwestern State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#6 Best Public Universities in Georgia

  • 3,157enrollment
  • $12,053net price
  • 86%acceptance rate
  • 990-1170SAT range
  • 19-23ACT range
  • 3.17Avg GPA

Applications Due Jul 21

49 miles from Columbus

Andrew College
A
Cuthbert, GA

Andrew College

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 272enrollment
  • $19,946net price
  • 51%acceptance rate
  • 920-1180SAT range
  • 19-21ACT range
  • 2.6Avg GPA

Applications Due Aug 15

51 miles from Columbus

Gordon College
G
Barnesville, GA
 

Gordon College

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 3,101enrollment
  • $9,272net price
  • 88%acceptance rate
  • 900-1080SAT range
  • 16-23ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

56 miles from Columbus

Fort Valley State University
F
HBCU
Fort Valley, GA

Fort Valley State University

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

#9 Best Public Universities in Georgia

  • 2,923enrollment
  • $12,916net price
  • 72%acceptance rate
  • 810-950SAT range
  • 16-19ACT range
  • 2.87Avg GPA

Applications Due Jun 15

57 miles from Columbus

Southern Union State Community College
S
Wadley, AL

Southern Union State Community College

Public 2 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 4,069enrollment
  • $9,467net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Aug 5

59 miles from Columbus

Southern Crescent Technical College
S
Griffin, GA

Southern Crescent Technical College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 4,996enrollment
  • $6,186net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

62 miles from Columbus

Central Alabama Community College
C
Alexander City, AL

Central Alabama Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,578enrollment
  • $3,776net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Aug 1

69 miles from Columbus

Middle Georgia Technical College
M
Warner Robins, Georgia
 

Middle Georgia Technical College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 3,562enrollment
  • -net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

70 miles from Columbus

FAQ's

The closest community college is Georgia Military College Columbus Campus and is 4.3 miles from Columbus. Explore the complete list of nearby community college options.

Tuition and fees at Georgia Military College Columbus Campus are $5,962 for local residents for one academic year. Explore full costs to attend.

Georgia Military College Columbus Campus 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.