Colleges Near Columbia

Colleges and universities near me in the Columbia, Kentucky area

There 48 colleges within 100 miles enrolling a total of 218,601 students.

Located in Kentucky with a population of 4,452, the closest colleges are ranked below by distance from Columbia. Driving time to these schools from Columbia should be less than 2 hours. The top rated college in the area is Centre College in Danville. The largest college in the area is University of Kentucky enrolling 29,182 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 Columbia.


48 results

Lindsey Wilson College
L
Columbia, KY
 
Lindsey Wilson College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 2,589enrollment
  • $15,189net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.25Avg GPA

0 miles from Columbia

Campbellsville University
C
Campbellsville, KY
Campbellsville University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 11,470enrollment
  • $17,788net price
  • 70%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.2Avg GPA

17 miles from Columbia

Somerset Community College
S
Somerset, KY
 
Somerset Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 5,857enrollment
  • $5,375net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

38 miles from Columbia

Saint Catharine College
S
Saint Catharine, KY
 
Saint Catharine College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 649enrollment
  • $24,513net price
  • 78%acceptance rate
  • 880-1140SAT range
  • 18-22ACT range
  • 2.88Avg GPA

42 miles from Columbia

Centre College
C
Danville, KY
Centre College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#1 Best Private Colleges in Kentucky

  • 1,434enrollment
  • $24,226net price
  • 76%acceptance rate
  • 1130-1380SAT range
  • 26-32ACT range
  • 3.73*Avg GPA

47 miles from Columbia

Elizabethtown Community and Technical College
E
Elizabethtown, KY
 
Elizabethtown Community and Technical College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 6,399enrollment
  • $7,301net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

51 miles from Columbia

Daymar College Scottsville
D
Scottsville, Kentucky
 
Daymar College Scottsville

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 101enrollment
  • $20,885net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

55 miles from Columbia

Asbury University
A
Wilmore, KY
 
Asbury University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#3 Best Private Colleges in Kentucky

  • 1,940enrollment
  • $22,848net price
  • 64%acceptance rate
  • 1050-1330SAT range
  • 21-28ACT range
  • 3.66Avg GPA

63 miles from Columbia

Western Kentucky University
W
Bowling Green, KY
Western Kentucky University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#4 Best Public Universities in Kentucky

  • 19,456enrollment
  • $12,174net price
  • 97%acceptance rate
  • 990-1220SAT range
  • 19-27ACT range
  • 3.2Avg GPA

64 miles from Columbia

Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College
S
Bowling Green, KY
 
Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 4,482enrollment
  • $6,730net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

65 miles from Columbia

Tennessee Technological University
T
Cookeville, TN
Tennessee Technological University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#2 Best Public Universities in Tennessee

  • 10,186enrollment
  • $16,634net price
  • 79%acceptance rate
  • 990-1260SAT range
  • 21-27ACT range
  • 3.5Avg GPA

65 miles from Columbia

Daymar College Bowling Green
D
Bowling Green, KY
 
Daymar College Bowling Green

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 211enrollment
  • $19,666net price
  • 94%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

65 miles from Columbia

Fortis Institute
F
Cookeville, TN
 
Fortis Institute

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 214enrollment
  • -net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

67 miles from Columbia

University of the Cumberlands
t
Williamsburg, KY
 
University of the Cumberlands

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#8 Best Private Colleges in Kentucky

  • 13,472enrollment
  • $16,340net price
  • 80%acceptance rate
  • 930-1140SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
  • 3.3Avg GPA

68 miles from Columbia

Eastern Kentucky University
E
Richmond, KY
Eastern Kentucky University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#5 Best Public Universities in Kentucky

  • 15,815enrollment
  • $14,674net price
  • 94%acceptance rate
  • 990-1170SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
  • 3.22Avg GPA

71 miles from Columbia

Brown Mackie College Louisville
B
Louisville, KY
 
Brown Mackie College Louisville

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 405enrollment
  • -net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

76 miles from Columbia

Daymar College Louisville
D
Louisville, Kentucky
 
Daymar College Louisville

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 650enrollment
  • $26,197net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

76 miles from Columbia

Bluegrass Community and Technical College
B
Lexington, KY
 
Bluegrass Community and Technical College

Public 2 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 9,525enrollment
  • $7,365net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

77 miles from Columbia

FAQ's

The closest community college is Somerset Community College and is 38.2 miles from Columbia. Explore the complete list of nearby community college options.

Tuition and fees at Somerset Community College are $4,368 for local residents for one academic year. Explore full costs to attend.

Somerset 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.