Colleges Near Palatine

Colleges and universities near me in the Palatine, Illinois area

There 76 colleges within 50 miles enrolling a total of 484,011 students. These are the closest colleges.

Located in Illinois with a population of 68,557, the closest colleges are ranked below by distance from Palatine. Driving time to these schools from Palatine should be less than 1 hours. The top rated college in the area is University of Chicago in Chicago which is ranked #6 in the nation by CollegeSimply. The largest college in the area is University of Illinois at Chicago enrolling 33,518 students. In terms of affordability, Joliet Junior College in Joliet offers the lowest tuition for colleges in the area at $3,390 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 Palatine.


76 results

Harper College
H
Palatine, IL
Harper College

Public 2 Year

2 reviews

 

  • 12,199enrollment
  • $8,874net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 2.96Avg GPA

Applications Due Jun 12

3 miles from Palatine

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

5 miles from Palatine

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

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 2enrollment
  • -net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

4 miles from Palatine

Christian Life College
C
Mount Prospect, IL
 
Christian Life College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 70enrollment
  • -net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

6 miles from Palatine

Oakton Community College
O
Des Plaines, IL
 
Oakton Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 7,313enrollment
  • $6,559net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Jun 1

9 miles from Palatine

Trinity International University
T
Deerfield, IL
 
Trinity International University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#14 Best Private Colleges in Illinois

  • 1,454enrollment
  • $21,271net price
  • 86%acceptance rate
  • 910-1100SAT range
  • 19-27ACT range
  • 3.26Avg GPA

Applications Due May 1

10 miles from Palatine

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

Private 4 Year

7 reviews

 

  • 15,415enrollment
  • $13,278net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

10 miles from Palatine

Chamberlain College of Nursing Illinois
C
Addison, IL
Chamberlain College of Nursing Illinois

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 29,481enrollment
  • $26,412net price
  • 92%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

12 miles from Palatine

Judson University
J
Elgin, IL
Judson University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#24 Best Private Colleges in Illinois

  • 1,173enrollment
  • $16,039net price
  • 57%acceptance rate
  • 870-1130SAT range
  • 17-23ACT range
  • 3.1Avg GPA

Applications Due Aug 1

13 miles from Palatine

Lake Forest College
L
Lake Forest, IL
Lake Forest College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,583enrollment
  • $26,968net price
  • 58%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.71Avg GPA

Applications Due Aug 1

14 miles from Palatine

Elgin Community College
E
Elgin, IL
Elgin Community College

Public 2 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 7,882enrollment
  • $4,159net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

16 miles from Palatine

Elmhurst College
E
Elmhurst, IL
Elmhurst College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#11 Best Private Colleges in Illinois

  • 3,421enrollment
  • $21,776net price
  • 66%acceptance rate
  • 980-1170SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
  • 3.59Avg GPA

Applications Due May 1

16 miles from Palatine

City Colleges of Chicago Wilbur Wright College
C
Chicago, IL
City Colleges of Chicago Wilbur Wright College

Public 2 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 7,946enrollment
  • $2,642net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 2.5Avg GPA

Applications Due Jul 1

17 miles from Palatine

Hebrew Theological College
H
Skokie, IL
 
Hebrew Theological College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 181enrollment
  • $14,914net price
  • 83%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.24Estimated Avg GPA

16 miles from Palatine

College of Lake County
L
Grayslake, IL
 
College of Lake County

Public 2 Year

2 reviews

 

  • 11,854enrollment
  • $3,940net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Jul 7

17 miles from Palatine

Northwestern College
N
Chicago, IL
 
Northwestern College

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 67enrollment
  • $25,864net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

18 miles from Palatine

Triton College
T
River Grove, IL
Triton College

Public 2 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 8,819enrollment
  • $5,987net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Jul 1

17 miles from Palatine

Wheaton College
W
Wheaton, IL
Wheaton College

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

#4 Best Private Colleges in Illinois

  • 2,908enrollment
  • $27,474net price
  • 87%acceptance rate
  • 1210-1450SAT range
  • 26-32ACT range
  • 3.81Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 10

17 miles from Palatine

FAQ's

The closest community college is Harper College and is 2.9 miles from Palatine. Explore the complete list of nearby community college options.

Tuition and fees at Harper College are $3,774 for local residents for one academic year. Explore full costs to attend.

Harper 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.