Colleges Near DeKalb

Colleges and universities near me in the DeKalb, Illinois area

There are 37 colleges within 50 miles of DeKalb enrolling a total of 252,205 students.

Located in Illinois with a population of 43,862, the closest colleges are ranked below by distance from DeKalb. The nearest college is Northern Illinois University in Dekalb at a distance of 1 miles from DeKalb. Driving time to these schools from DeKalb should be less than 1 hours. The top rated college in the area is Wheaton College in Wheaton. The largest college in the area is Chamberlain College of Nursing Illinois enrolling 27,629 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 DeKalb.

37 results found

Northern Illinois University
N
Dekalb, IL
Northern Illinois University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#4 Best Public Universities in Illinois

  • 17,169enrollment
  • $19,379net price
  • 54%acceptance rate
  • 970-1190SAT range
  • 19-25ACT range
  • 3.15Avg GPA

1 miles from DeKalb

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Kishwaukee College
K
Malta, IL
 
Kishwaukee College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 3,307enrollment
  • $6,827net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

7 miles from DeKalb

Waubonsee Community College
W
Sugar Grove, IL
 
Waubonsee Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 9,176enrollment
  • $4,785net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

17 miles from DeKalb

Elgin Community College
E
Elgin, IL
 
Elgin Community College

Public 2 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 9,567enrollment
  • $4,580net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

23 miles from DeKalb

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Aurora University
A
Aurora, IL
 
Aurora University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#28 Best Private Colleges in Illinois

  • 6,005enrollment
  • $17,848net price
  • 81%acceptance rate
  • 970-1150SAT range
  • 19-23ACT range
  • 3.23*Avg GPA

24 miles from DeKalb

Judson University
J
Elgin, IL
 
Judson University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#19 Best Private Colleges in Illinois

  • 1,256enrollment
  • $20,782net price
  • 71%acceptance rate
  • 950-1180SAT range
  • 19-25ACT range
  • 3.31Avg GPA

25 miles from DeKalb

Rockford Career College
R
Rockford, IL
 
Rockford Career College

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 408enrollment
  • $14,639net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

27 miles from DeKalb

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Rockford College
R
Rockford, IL
 
Rockford College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#26 Best Private Colleges in Illinois

  • 1,203enrollment
  • $20,985net price
  • 49%acceptance rate
  • 990-1190SAT range
  • 19-23ACT range
  • 3.1Avg GPA

27 miles from DeKalb

McHenry County College
M
Crystal Lake, IL
 
McHenry County College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 7,031enrollment
  • $6,322net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

30 miles from DeKalb

Rock Valley College
R
Rockford, IL
 
Rock Valley College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 6,244enrollment
  • $8,275net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

29 miles from DeKalb

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American InterContinental University Online
A
Hoffman Estates, IL
 
American InterContinental University Online

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 8,777enrollment
  • $11,910net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

29 miles from DeKalb

North Central College
N
Naperville, IL
North Central College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#12 Best Private Colleges in Illinois

  • 2,928enrollment
  • $25,037net price
  • 56%acceptance rate
  • 850-1200SAT range
  • 21-26ACT range
  • 3.59Avg GPA

33 miles from DeKalb

Wheaton College
W
Wheaton, IL
Wheaton College

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

#3 Best Private Colleges in Illinois

  • 2,944enrollment
  • $30,021net price
  • 83%acceptance rate
  • 1210-1420SAT range
  • 27-32ACT range
  • 3.71Avg GPA

34 miles from DeKalb

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College of DuPage
D
Glen Ellyn, IL
College of DuPage

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 24,900enrollment
  • $6,349net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

35 miles from DeKalb

Benedictine University
B
Lisle, IL
 
Benedictine University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#21 Best Private Colleges in Illinois

  • 4,940enrollment
  • $24,039net price
  • 63%acceptance rate
  • 980-1190SAT range
  • 20-25ACT range
  • 3.28*Avg GPA

35 miles from DeKalb

Harper College
H
Palatine, IL
Harper College

Public 2 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 13,530enrollment
  • $6,616net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

36 miles from DeKalb

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The Illinois Institute of Art Schaumburg
I
Schaumburg, IL
 
The Illinois Institute of Art Schaumburg

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 383enrollment
  • $16,922net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

37 miles from DeKalb

University of Phoenix Chicago Campus
P
Schaumburg, IL
 
University of Phoenix Chicago Campus

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 54enrollment
  • $15,258net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

37 miles from DeKalb

FAQ's

The closest community college is Kishwaukee College and is 6.8 miles from DeKalb. Explore the complete list of nearby community college options.

Tuition and fees at Kishwaukee College are $4,800 for local residents for one academic year. Explore full costs to attend.

Kishwaukee 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.