Colleges Near Bloomington

Colleges and universities near me in the Bloomington, Illinois area

There 38 colleges within 100 miles enrolling a total of 203,909 students.

Located in Illinois with a population of 76,610, the closest colleges are ranked below by distance from Bloomington. Driving time to these schools from Bloomington should be less than 2 hours. The top rated college in the area is University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign in Champaign. The largest college in the area is University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign enrolling 49,702 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 Bloomington.

38 results found

Illinois Wesleyan University
I
Bloomington, IL
Illinois Wesleyan University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#4 Best Private Colleges in Illinois

  • 1,693enrollment
  • $28,912net price
  • 61%acceptance rate
  • 1120-1320SAT range
  • 24-29ACT range
  • 3.5Avg GPA

2 miles from Bloomington

Illinois State University
I
Normal, IL
Illinois State University

Public 4 Year

4 reviews

#5 Best Public Universities in Illinois

  • 20,635enrollment
  • $20,093net price
  • 82%acceptance rate
  • 1020-1220SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
  • 3.36Avg GPA

3 miles from Bloomington

Heartland Community College
H
Normal, IL
 
Heartland Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 5,063enrollment
  • $8,490net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

5 miles from Bloomington

Eureka College
E
Eureka, IL
Eureka College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 567enrollment
  • $21,178net price
  • 62%acceptance rate
  • 920-1160SAT range
  • 17-23ACT range
  • 3.28Avg GPA

23 miles from Bloomington

Lincoln Christian University
L
Lincoln, IL
 
Lincoln Christian University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 714enrollment
  • $18,728net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.29Avg GPA

30 miles from Bloomington

Lincoln College
L
Lincoln, IL
Lincoln College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 968enrollment
  • $21,797net price
  • 67%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

30 miles from Bloomington

Illinois Central College
I
East Peoria, IL
Illinois Central College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 8,875enrollment
  • $9,370net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

33 miles from Bloomington

Methodist College of Nursing
M
Peoria, IL
 
Methodist College of Nursing

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 692enrollment
  • $32,493net price
  • 44%acceptance rate
  • 970-1030SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

36 miles from Bloomington

Midstate College
M
Peoria, IL
 
Midstate College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

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

36 miles from Bloomington

Bradley University
B
Peoria, IL
Bradley University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#7 Best Private Colleges in Illinois

  • 5,882enrollment
  • $26,791net price
  • 70%acceptance rate
  • 1070-1270SAT range
  • 22-28ACT range
  • 3.69Avg GPA

37 miles from Bloomington

Richland Community College
R
Decatur, IL
 
Richland Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 2,476enrollment
  • $4,872net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

41 miles from Bloomington

Millikin University
M
Decatur, IL
Millikin University

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

#11 Best Private Colleges in Illinois

  • 2,094enrollment
  • $22,138net price
  • 71%acceptance rate
  • 950-1200SAT range
  • 19-27ACT range
  • 3.36Avg GPA

44 miles from Bloomington

Parkland College
P
Champaign, IL
 
Parkland College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 7,074enrollment
  • $7,797net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

43 miles from Bloomington

University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
I
Champaign, IL
University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#1 Best Public Universities in Illinois

  • 49,702enrollment
  • $14,660net price
  • 59%acceptance rate
  • 1210-1470SAT range
  • 26-32ACT range
  • 3.79*Avg GPA

46 miles from Bloomington

Illinois Valley Community College
I
Oglesby, IL
 
Illinois Valley Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 2,958enrollment
  • $6,209net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

58 miles from Bloomington

Spoon River College
S
Canton, IL
 
Spoon River College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,436enrollment
  • $8,733net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

58 miles from Bloomington

Lincoln Land Community College
L
Springfield, IL
 
Lincoln Land Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 5,565enrollment
  • $5,258net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

62 miles from Bloomington

University of Illinois at Springfield
I
Springfield, IL
University of Illinois at Springfield

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#2 Best Public Universities in Illinois

  • 4,575enrollment
  • $11,534net price
  • 77%acceptance rate
  • 995-1220SAT range
  • 19-26ACT range
  • 3.44Avg GPA

62 miles from Bloomington

FAQ's

The closest community college is Heartland Community College and is 4.6 miles from Bloomington. Explore the complete list of nearby community college options.

Tuition and fees at Heartland Community College are $4,740 for local residents for one academic year. Explore full costs to attend.

Heartland 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.