Colleges Near Shelby

Colleges and universities near me in the Shelby, North Carolina area

There 36 colleges within 50 miles enrolling a total of 131,848 students. These are the closest colleges.

Located in North Carolina with a population of 20,323, the closest colleges are ranked below by distance from Shelby. Driving time to these schools from Shelby should be less than 1 hours. The top rated college in the area is Davidson College in Davidson which is ranked #31 in the nation by CollegeSimply. The largest college in the area is University of North Carolina at Charlotte enrolling 30,146 students. In terms of affordability, Isothermal Community College in Spindale offers the lowest tuition for colleges in the area at $1,824 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 Shelby.


36 results

Cleveland Community College
C
Shelby, NC
 
Cleveland Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 2,269enrollment
  • ($325)net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

3 miles from Shelby

Gardner Webb University
G
Boiling Springs, NC
Gardner Webb University

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

#9 Best Private Colleges in North Carolina

  • 3,536enrollment
  • $20,363net price
  • 78%acceptance rate
  • 945-1160SAT range
  • 18-25ACT range
  • 3.74Avg GPA

8 miles from Shelby

Limestone University
L
Gaffney, SC
 
Limestone University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#8 Best Private Colleges in South Carolina

  • 1,943enrollment
  • $24,967net price
  • 68%acceptance rate
  • 980-1160SAT range
  • 19-25ACT range
  • 3.45Avg GPA

Applications Due Sep 1

17 miles from Shelby

Gaston College
G
Dallas, NC
 
Gaston College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 5,345enrollment
  • $12,942net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Jul 15

20 miles from Shelby

Guilford Technical Community College
G
Jamestown, NC
 
Guilford Technical Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 10,821enrollment
  • $10,857net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 2.55Avg GPA

Applications Due Jun 8

22 miles from Shelby

Isothermal Community College
I
Spindale, NC
 
Isothermal Community College

Public 2 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 2,042enrollment
  • $6,076net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

21 miles from Shelby

Belmont Abbey College
B
Belmont, NC
Belmont Abbey College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#15 Best Private Colleges in North Carolina

  • 1,467enrollment
  • $22,333net price
  • 80%acceptance rate
  • 970-1180SAT range
  • 18-25ACT range
  • 3.2Avg GPA

Applications Due Jul 15

28 miles from Shelby

Catawba Valley Community College
C
Hickory, NC
 
Catawba Valley Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 4,328enrollment
  • $6,777net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 2.73Avg GPA

32 miles from Shelby

Western Piedmont Community College
W
Morganton, NC
 
Western Piedmont Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,792enrollment
  • $5,093net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Aug 6

31 miles from Shelby

Converse College
C
Spartanburg, SC
Converse College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#3 Best Private Colleges in South Carolina

  • 1,377enrollment
  • $25,534net price
  • 82%acceptance rate
  • 1000-1200SAT range
  • 16-21ACT range
  • 3.89Avg GPA

Applications Due Mar 15

31 miles from Shelby

University of South Carolina Upstate
S
Spartanburg, SC
 
University of South Carolina Upstate

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#7 Best Public Universities in South Carolina

  • 6,038enrollment
  • $15,074net price
  • 60%acceptance rate
  • 900-1090SAT range
  • 17-21ACT range
  • 3.16Avg GPA

Applications Due Jul 15

32 miles from Shelby

Wofford College
W
Spartanburg, SC
Wofford College

Private 4 Year

8 reviews

 

  • 1,764enrollment
  • $30,431net price
  • 53%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.7Avg GPA

Applications Due Feb 1

32 miles from Shelby

Lenoir Rhyne University
L
Hickory, NC
Lenoir Rhyne University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 2,686enrollment
  • $18,814net price
  • 77%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.41Avg GPA

33 miles from Shelby

Spartanburg Methodist College
S
Spartanburg, SC
 
Spartanburg Methodist College

Private 2 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 1,051enrollment
  • $12,457net price
  • 83%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.51Avg Weighted GPA

Applications Due Jun 30

33 miles from Shelby

Spartanburg Community College
S
Spartanburg, SC
 
Spartanburg Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 4,108enrollment
  • $4,023net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.2Avg GPA

33 miles from Shelby

McDowell Technical Community College
M
Marion, NC
 
McDowell Technical Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,048enrollment
  • $4,415net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

35 miles from Shelby

University of Phoenix Charlotte Campus
P
Charlotte, North Carolina
 
University of Phoenix Charlotte Campus

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,010enrollment
  • $17,975net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

35 miles from Shelby

DeVry University North Carolina
D
Charlotte, North Carolina
 
DeVry University North Carolina

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 825enrollment
  • -net price
  • 70%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

36 miles from Shelby

FAQ's

The closest community college is Cleveland Community College and is 2.9 miles from Shelby. Explore the complete list of nearby community college options.

Tuition and fees at Cleveland Community College are $2,602 for local residents for one academic year. Explore full costs to attend.

Cleveland 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.