Colleges Near Columbia

Colleges and universities near me in the Columbia, Maryland area

There are 2 colleges in Columbia and 62 colleges within 50 miles enrolling a total of 508,982 students.

Located in Maryland with a population of 99,615, the closest colleges are ranked below by distance from Columbia. Driving time to these schools from Columbia should be less than 1 hours. The top rated college in the area is Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore. The largest college in the area is University of Maryland University College enrolling 60,603 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.


62 results

Howard Community College
H
Columbia, MD
 
Howard Community College

Public 2 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 9,211enrollment
  • $9,364net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

1 miles from Columbia

University of Phoenix Maryland Campus
P
Columbia, MD
 
University of Phoenix Maryland Campus

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1enrollment
  • -net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

2 miles from Columbia

University of Maryland Baltimore County
M
Baltimore, MD
University of Maryland Baltimore County

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

#3 Best Public Universities in Maryland

  • 13,767enrollment
  • $17,094net price
  • 61%acceptance rate
  • 1180-1360SAT range
  • 24-29ACT range
  • 3.76Avg GPA

9 miles from Columbia

Capitol College
C
Laurel, MD
 
Capitol College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 743enrollment
  • $23,854net price
  • 83%acceptance rate
  • 1020-1230SAT range
  • 19-25ACT range
  • 3.26*Avg GPA

11 miles from Columbia

Baltimore City Community College
B
Baltimore, MD
 
Baltimore City Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 4,523enrollment
  • $5,831net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

13 miles from Columbia

Bowie State University
B
HBCU
Bowie, MD
Bowie State University

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#7 Best Public Universities in Maryland

  • 6,320enrollment
  • $14,321net price
  • 80%acceptance rate
  • 860-1030SAT range
  • 16-21ACT range
  • 2.98*Avg GPA

14 miles from Columbia

Coppin State University
C
HBCU
Baltimore, MD
Coppin State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#6 Best Public Universities in Maryland

  • 2,738enrollment
  • $10,963net price
  • 28%acceptance rate
  • 820-970SAT range
  • 15-21ACT range
  • 2.91*Avg GPA

13 miles from Columbia

University of Baltimore
B
Baltimore, MD
University of Baltimore

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 5,041enrollment
  • $23,335net price
  • 78%acceptance rate
  • 970-1135SAT range
  • 17-23ACT range
  • 2.91Avg GPA

15 miles from Columbia

Ner Israel Rabbinical College
N
Baltimore, MD
 
Ner Israel Rabbinical College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 419enrollment
  • $10,228net price
  • 78%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

14 miles from Columbia

Johns Hopkins University
J
Baltimore, MD
Johns Hopkins University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#12 Best Colleges in America

  • 26,152enrollment
  • $28,999net price
  • 11%acceptance rate
  • 1460-1560SAT range
  • 33-35ACT range
  • 3.74Avg GPA

15 miles from Columbia

Sojourner Douglass College
S
Baltimore, Maryland
 
Sojourner Douglass College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,318enrollment
  • $22,050net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

15 miles from Columbia

Washington Bible College Capital Bible Seminary
W
Lanham, Maryland
 
Washington Bible College Capital Bible Seminary

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 508enrollment
  • -net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • 920-1210SAT range
  • 15-20ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

15 miles from Columbia

Washington Adventist University
W
Takoma Park, MD
 
Washington Adventist University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#6 Best Private Colleges in Maryland

  • 1,131enrollment
  • $18,754net price
  • 59%acceptance rate
  • 820-1030SAT range
  • 15-25ACT range
  • 3.24*Avg GPA

17 miles from Columbia

Loyola University Maryland
L
Baltimore, MD
Loyola University Maryland

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 5,645enrollment
  • $37,918net price
  • 80%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.45Avg GPA

16 miles from Columbia

University of Maryland University College
M
Adelphi, MD
University of Maryland University College

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 60,603enrollment
  • $14,635net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

16 miles from Columbia

University of Maryland College Park
M
College Park, MD
University of Maryland College Park

Public 4 Year

5 reviews

#13 Best Public Universities in America

  • 41,200enrollment
  • $17,723net price
  • 44%acceptance rate
  • 1280-1470SAT range
  • 29-34ACT range
  • 4.11Avg GPA

15 miles from Columbia

Maryland Institute College of Art
M
Baltimore, MD
Maryland Institute College of Art

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#2 Best Private Colleges in Maryland

  • 2,178enrollment
  • $42,750net price
  • 64%acceptance rate
  • 1080-1350SAT range
  • 24-29ACT range
  • 3.45Avg GPA

15 miles from Columbia

Notre Dame of Maryland University
N
Baltimore, MD
 
Notre Dame of Maryland University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#2 Best Value Colleges in Maryland

  • 2,371enrollment
  • $19,664net price
  • 62%acceptance rate
  • 910-1130SAT range
  • 17-25ACT range
  • 3.68Avg GPA

16 miles from Columbia

FAQ's

The closest community college is Howard Community College and is 1.3 miles from Columbia. Explore the complete list of nearby community college options.

Tuition and fees at Howard Community College are $3,984 for local residents for one academic year. Explore full costs to attend.

Howard 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.