Colleges Near Akron

Colleges and universities near me in the Akron, Ohio area

There are 4 colleges in Akron and 58 colleges within 50 miles enrolling a total of 193,326 students.

Located in Ohio with a population of 199,110, the closest colleges are ranked below by distance from Akron. Driving time to these schools from Akron should be less than 1 hours. The top rated college in the area is Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland. The largest college in the area is Kent State University at Kent enrolling 28,122 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 Akron.

58 results found

University of Akron Main Campus
A
Akron, OH
University of Akron Main Campus

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

#6 Best Public Universities in Ohio

  • 18,731enrollment
  • $16,863net price
  • 69%acceptance rate
  • 990-1250SAT range
  • 19-26ACT range
  • 3.0Avg GPA

1 miles from Akron

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Herzing University   Akron Campus
H
Akron, OH
 
Herzing University Akron Campus

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 453enrollment
  • $22,446net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

4 miles from Akron

Brown Mackie College Akron
B
Akron, OH
 
Brown Mackie College Akron

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 152enrollment
  • -net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

4 miles from Akron

Fortis College Cuyahoga Falls
F
Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio
 
Fortis College Cuyahoga Falls

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 582enrollment
  • $21,979net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

5 miles from Akron

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Ohio College of Massotherapy Inc
O
Akron, OH
 
Ohio College of Massotherapy Inc

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 63enrollment
  • $20,006net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

8 miles from Akron

National College Stow
N
Stow, Ohio
 
National College Stow

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 198enrollment
  • $19,577net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

8 miles from Akron

Kent State University at Kent
K
Kent, OH
Kent State University at Kent

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#10 Best Public Universities in Ohio

  • 28,122enrollment
  • $18,156net price
  • 85%acceptance rate
  • 1030-1210SAT range
  • 20-25ACT range
  • 3.31Avg GPA

10 miles from Akron

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Fortis College Ravenna
F
Ravenna, OH
 
Fortis College Ravenna

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 15enrollment
  • $22,345net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

16 miles from Akron

Kent State University at Stark
K
Canton, OH
 
Kent State University at Stark

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 4,771enrollment
  • $8,653net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

15 miles from Akron

Stark State College
S
North Canton, OH
 
Stark State College

Public 2 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 11,654enrollment
  • $6,357net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

15 miles from Akron

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Brown Mackie College North Canton
B
Canton, OH
 
Brown Mackie College North Canton

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 323enrollment
  • $19,107net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

17 miles from Akron

Walsh University
W
North Canton, OH
 
Walsh University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#22 Best Private Colleges in Ohio

  • 2,779enrollment
  • $19,417net price
  • 78%acceptance rate
  • 990-1190SAT range
  • 19-26ACT range
  • 3.35Avg GPA

16 miles from Akron

Stautzenberger College Brecksville
S
Brecksville, OH
 
Stautzenberger College Brecksville

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 324enrollment
  • $14,908net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

16 miles from Akron

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Vatterott College Cleveland
V
Broadview Heights, OH
 
Vatterott College Cleveland

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 117enrollment
  • $19,146net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

18 miles from Akron

Malone University
M
Canton, OH
 
Malone University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#20 Best Private Colleges in Ohio

  • 1,667enrollment
  • $20,917net price
  • 70%acceptance rate
  • 940-1190SAT range
  • 19-25ACT range
  • 3.3Avg GPA

19 miles from Akron

University of Akron Wayne College
A
Orrville, OH
 
University of Akron Wayne College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,683enrollment
  • $9,257net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

21 miles from Akron

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Aultman College of Nursing and Health Sciences
A
Canton, OH
 
Aultman College of Nursing and Health Sciences

Private 2 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 343enrollment
  • $15,549net price
  • 75%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • 19-23ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

21 miles from Akron

Miami Jacobs Career College
M
Independence, OH
 
Miami Jacobs Career College

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 12enrollment
  • $22,369net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

23 miles from Akron

FAQ's

The closest community college is Stark State College and is 15.2 miles from Akron. Explore the complete list of nearby community college options.

Tuition and fees at Stark State College are $4,070 for local residents for one academic year. Explore full costs to attend.

Stark State 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.