Colleges Near Council Bluffs

Colleges and universities near me in the Council Bluffs, Iowa area

There are 2 colleges in Council Bluffs and 39 colleges within 100 miles enrolling a total of 133,612 students.

Located in Iowa with a population of 62,230, the closest colleges are ranked below by distance from Council Bluffs. Driving time to these schools from Council Bluffs should be less than 2 hours. The top rated college in the area is Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska. The largest college in the area is University of Nebraska Lincoln enrolling 25,820 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 Council Bluffs.


39 results

Purdue Global Council Bluffs Campus
P
Council Bluffs, Iowa
 
Purdue Global Council Bluffs Campus

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 296enrollment
  • -net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

2 miles from Council Bluffs

Iowa Western Community College
I
Council Bluffs, IA
 
Iowa Western Community College

Public 2 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 5,962enrollment
  • $10,717net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

4 miles from Council Bluffs

Grace University
G
Omaha, NE
 
Grace University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 298enrollment
  • $19,798net price
  • 46%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • 18-21ACT range
  • 3.08*Avg GPA

4 miles from Council Bluffs

Creighton University
C
Omaha, NE
Creighton University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#1 Best Value in Nebraska

  • 8,910enrollment
  • $32,145net price
  • 74%acceptance rate
  • 1170-1350SAT range
  • 23-29ACT range
  • 3.75Avg GPA

5 miles from Council Bluffs

Bellevue University
B
Bellevue, NE
Bellevue University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 9,621enrollment
  • $13,261net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

7 miles from Council Bluffs

Clarkson College
C
Omaha, NE
 
Clarkson College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#4 Best Private Colleges in Nebraska

  • 1,162enrollment
  • $20,153net price
  • 46%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • 19-22ACT range
  • 3.3*Avg GPA

7 miles from Council Bluffs

Metropolitan Community College Area
M
Omaha, NE
 
Metropolitan Community College Area

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 14,913enrollment
  • $4,196net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

7 miles from Council Bluffs

University of Nebraska at Omaha
N
Omaha, NE
University of Nebraska at Omaha

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#3 Best Public Universities in Nebraska

  • 15,431enrollment
  • $12,899net price
  • 83%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • 19-26ACT range
  • 3.4Avg GPA

8 miles from Council Bluffs

College of Saint Mary
S
Omaha, NE
 
College of Saint Mary

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,168enrollment
  • $14,299net price
  • 49%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.6Avg GPA

9 miles from Council Bluffs

Universal College of Healing Arts
U
Omaha, NE
 
Universal College of Healing Arts

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 35enrollment
  • -net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

9 miles from Council Bluffs

Nebraska Methodist College of Nursing & Allied Health
N
Omaha, NE
 
Nebraska Methodist College of Nursing & Allied Health

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#3 Best Private Colleges in Nebraska

  • 1,102enrollment
  • $24,926net price
  • 97%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • 20-24ACT range
  • 3.41Avg GPA

10 miles from Council Bluffs

Purdue Global Omaha Campus
P
Omaha, NE
 
Purdue Global Omaha Campus

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 332enrollment
  • -net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

12 miles from Council Bluffs

Vatterott College Spring Valley
V
Omaha, NE
 
Vatterott College Spring Valley

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 6enrollment
  • $17,565net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

13 miles from Council Bluffs

The Creative Center
C
Omaha, NE
 
The Creative Center

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 39enrollment
  • $36,175net price
  • 96%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

12 miles from Council Bluffs

Nebraska Christian College
N
Papillion, NE
 
Nebraska Christian College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 134enrollment
  • $22,103net price
  • 39%acceptance rate
  • 900-1140SAT range
  • 17-21ACT range
  • 3.06*Avg GPA

15 miles from Council Bluffs

University of Phoenix Omaha Campus
P
Omaha, Nebraska
 
University of Phoenix Omaha Campus

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 46enrollment
  • $17,658net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

14 miles from Council Bluffs

Midland University
M
Fremont, NE
 
Midland University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#7 Best Private Colleges in Nebraska

  • 1,873enrollment
  • $21,330net price
  • 49%acceptance rate
  • 930-1140SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
  • 3.19*Avg GPA

36 miles from Council Bluffs

Nebraska Wesleyan University
N
Lincoln, NE
Nebraska Wesleyan University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#3 Best Colleges in Nebraska

  • 2,095enrollment
  • $24,015net price
  • 68%acceptance rate
  • 1070-1240SAT range
  • 22-28ACT range
  • 3.52*Avg GPA

50 miles from Council Bluffs

FAQ's

The closest community college is Iowa Western Community College and is 3.7 miles from Council Bluffs. Explore the complete list of nearby community college options.

Tuition and fees at Iowa Western Community College are $6,240 for local residents for one academic year. Explore full costs to attend.

Iowa Western Community 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.