Colleges Near Peoria

Colleges and universities near me in the Peoria, Illinois area

There are 3 colleges in Peoria and 45 colleges within 100 miles enrolling a total of 258,664 students.

Located in Illinois with a population of 115,007, the closest colleges are ranked below by distance from Peoria. Driving time to these schools from Peoria 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 Peoria.

45 results found

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

4 miles from Peoria

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

4 miles from Peoria

Midstate College
M
Peoria, IL
 
Midstate College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

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

4 miles from Peoria

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

6 miles from Peoria

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

18 miles from Peoria

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

28 miles from Peoria

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

35 miles from Peoria

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

37 miles from Peoria

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

37 miles from Peoria

Knox College
K
Galesburg, IL
Knox College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#9 Best Private Colleges in Illinois

  • 1,333enrollment
  • $23,476net price
  • 68%acceptance rate
  • 1090-1350SAT range
  • 24-31ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

41 miles from Peoria

Carl Sandburg College
C
Galesburg, IL
 
Carl Sandburg College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,860enrollment
  • $2,918net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

44 miles from Peoria

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

44 miles from Peoria

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

43 miles from Peoria

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

47 miles from Peoria

Monmouth College
M
Monmouth, IL
 
Monmouth College

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

 

  • 914enrollment
  • $17,992net price
  • 67%acceptance rate
  • 950-1210SAT range
  • 19-26ACT range
  • 3.2Avg GPA

55 miles from Peoria

Western Illinois University
W
Macomb, IL
Western Illinois University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#7 Best Public Universities in Illinois

  • 8,502enrollment
  • $15,802net price
  • 57%acceptance rate
  • 950-1150SAT range
  • 18-25ACT range
  • 3.11Avg GPA

59 miles from Peoria

Black Hawk College
B
Moline, IL
 
Black Hawk College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 4,333enrollment
  • $6,206net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

66 miles from Peoria

Augustana College
A
Rock Island, IL
 
Augustana College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 2,543enrollment
  • $24,706net price
  • 57%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.16Avg GPA

71 miles from Peoria

FAQ's

The closest community college is Illinois Central College and is 5.8 miles from Peoria. Explore the complete list of nearby community college options.

Tuition and fees at Illinois Central College are $4,500 for local residents for one academic year. Explore full costs to attend.

Illinois Central 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.