Colleges Near Chicago

Colleges and universities near me in the Chicago, Illinois area

There are 33 colleges in Chicago and 79 colleges within 50 miles enrolling a total of 502,099 students.

Located in Illinois with a population of 2,695,598, the closest colleges are ranked below by distance from Chicago. Driving time to these schools from Chicago should be less than 1 hours. The top rated college in the area is University of Chicago. The largest college in the area is University of Illinois at Chicago enrolling 31,683 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 Chicago.

79 results found

City Colleges of Chicago Malcolm X College
C
Chicago, IL
 
City Colleges of Chicago Malcolm X College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 7,104enrollment
  • $4,751net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

3 miles from Chicago

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University of Illinois at Chicago
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Chicago, IL
University of Illinois at Chicago

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#3 Best Public Universities in Illinois

  • 31,683enrollment
  • $11,884net price
  • 76%acceptance rate
  • 1020-1220SAT range
  • 21-27ACT range
  • 3.29Avg GPA

3 miles from Chicago

Illinois Institute of Technology
I
Chicago, IL
Illinois Institute of Technology

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#5 Best Private Colleges in Illinois

  • 6,753enrollment
  • $26,324net price
  • 58%acceptance rate
  • 1220-1400SAT range
  • 26-31ACT range
  • 3.92Avg GPA

3 miles from Chicago

VanderCook College of Music
V
Chicago, IL
 
VanderCook College of Music

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 146enrollment
  • $28,433net price
  • 93%acceptance rate
  • 1130-1270SAT range
  • 21-25ACT range
  • 3.48Avg GPA

3 miles from Chicago

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American Academy of Art
A
Chicago, IL
 
American Academy of Art

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 242enrollment
  • $26,843net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

4 miles from Chicago

School of the Art Institute of Chicago
S
Chicago, IL
School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#8 Best Private Colleges in Illinois

  • 3,639enrollment
  • $45,728net price
  • 59%acceptance rate
  • 1120-1340SAT range
  • 22-28ACT range
  • 3.4Avg GPA

4 miles from Chicago

Robert Morris University Illinois
R
Chicago, IL
Robert Morris University Illinois

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,934enrollment
  • $20,772net price
  • 63%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 2.73Avg GPA

4 miles from Chicago

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Roosevelt University
R
Chicago, IL
Roosevelt University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#13 Best Private Colleges in Illinois

  • 4,329enrollment
  • $26,098net price
  • 65%acceptance rate
  • 1010-1180SAT range
  • 21-26ACT range
  • 3.2Avg GPA

4 miles from Chicago

University of Chicago
C
Chicago, IL
University of Chicago

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

#6 Best Colleges in America

  • 17,002enrollment
  • $34,834net price
  • 7%acceptance rate
  • 1470-1570SAT range
  • 33-35ACT range
  • 4.0Avg GPA

5 miles from Chicago

City Colleges of Chicago Kennedy King College
C
Chicago, IL
 
City Colleges of Chicago Kennedy King College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 3,136enrollment
  • $6,407net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

4 miles from Chicago

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City Colleges of Chicago Harold Washington College
C
Chicago, IL
 
City Colleges of Chicago Harold Washington College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 8,643enrollment
  • $4,096net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

4 miles from Chicago

Columbia College Chicago
C
Chicago, IL
Columbia College Chicago

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 6,825enrollment
  • $31,484net price
  • 87%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.2Avg GPA

4 miles from Chicago

East West University
E
Chicago, IL
 
East West University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 394enrollment
  • $25,996net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 2.9*Avg GPA

4 miles from Chicago

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Kendall College
K
Chicago, IL
 
Kendall College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,027enrollment
  • $30,324net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 2.8Avg GPA

5 miles from Chicago

MacCormac College
M
Chicago, IL
 
MacCormac College

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 295enrollment
  • $18,763net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

4 miles from Chicago

Moody Bible Institute
M
Chicago, IL
 
Moody Bible Institute

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 3,086enrollment
  • $17,606net price
  • 95%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

5 miles from Chicago

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Morton College
M
Cicero, IL
 
Morton College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 4,351enrollment
  • $4,327net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

4 miles from Chicago

National Louis University
N
Chicago, IL
 
National Louis University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 5,992enrollment
  • $15,319net price
  • 86%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

4 miles from Chicago

FAQ's

The closest community college is City Colleges of Chicago Malcolm X College and is 2.8 miles from Chicago. Explore the complete list of nearby community college options.

Tuition and fees at City Colleges of Chicago Malcolm X College are $3,504 for local residents for one academic year. Explore full costs to attend.

City Colleges of Chicago Malcolm X 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.