Colleges Near Champaign

Colleges and universities near me in the Champaign, Illinois area

There are 2 colleges in Champaign and 38 colleges within 100 miles enrolling a total of 232,896 students. These are the closest colleges.

Located in Illinois with a population of 81,055, the closest colleges are ranked below by distance from Champaign. Driving time to these schools from Champaign should be less than 2 hours. The top rated college in the area is DePauw University in Greencastle, Indiana which is ranked #86 in the nation by CollegeSimply. The largest college in the area is University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign enrolling 52,679 students. In terms of affordability, Ivy Tech Community College Wabash Valley in Terre Haute offers the lowest tuition for colleges in the area at $3,234 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 Champaign.

38 results

University of St Francis
Joliet, IL
University of St Francis

Private 4 Year

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#17 Best Private Colleges in Illinois

  • 3,529enrollment
  • $16,761net price
  • 60%acceptance rate
  • 970-1180SAT range
  • 21-26ACT range
  • 3.6Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 1

98 miles from Champaign

Spoon River College
Canton, IL
Spoon River College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews


  • 1,239enrollment
  • $6,121net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

99 miles from Champaign


The closest community college is Parkland College and is 1.5 miles from Champaign. Explore the complete list of nearby community college options.

Tuition and fees at Parkland College are $5,130 for local residents for one academic year. Explore full costs to attend.

Parkland 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.