Colleges Near Columbus

Colleges and universities near me in the Columbus, Ohio area

There are 17 colleges in Columbus and 39 colleges within 50 miles enrolling a total of 150,444 students.

Located in Ohio with a population of 787,033, the closest colleges are ranked below by distance from Columbus. Driving time to these schools from Columbus should be less than 1 hours. The top rated college in the area is Kenyon College in Gambier. The largest college in the area is Ohio State University enrolling 61,170 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 Columbus.


39 results

Columbus College of Art and Design
C
Columbus, OH
 
Columbus College of Art and Design

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#25 Best Private Colleges in Ohio

  • 1,094enrollment
  • $28,470net price
  • 93%acceptance rate
  • 970-1220SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
  • 3.12Avg GPA

1 miles from Columbus

Columbus State Community College
C
Columbus, OH
Columbus State Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 27,343enrollment
  • $6,027net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

1 miles from Columbus

Franklin University
F
Columbus, OH
 
Franklin University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 4,970enrollment
  • $12,459net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

2 miles from Columbus

Ohio State University
O
Columbus, OH
Ohio State University

Public 4 Year

4 reviews

#1 Best Public Universities in Ohio

  • 61,170enrollment
  • $18,706net price
  • 54%acceptance rate
  • 1250-1460SAT range
  • 28-32ACT range
  • 3.76*Avg GPA

2 miles from Columbus

Miami Jacobs Career College Columbus
M
Columbus, OH
 
Miami Jacobs Career College Columbus

Private 2 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 48enrollment
  • $23,173net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

2 miles from Columbus

Lincoln College of Technology Columbus
L
Columbus, Ohio
 
Lincoln College of Technology Columbus

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 42enrollment
  • -net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

2 miles from Columbus

Capital University
C
Columbus, OH
Capital University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#18 Best Private Colleges in Ohio

  • 3,213enrollment
  • $21,946net price
  • 72%acceptance rate
  • 1030-1210SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
  • 3.44Avg GPA

3 miles from Columbus

Mount Carmel College of Nursing
M
Columbus, OH
 
Mount Carmel College of Nursing

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#13 Best Private Colleges in Ohio

  • 1,090enrollment
  • $15,560net price
  • 74%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • 18-22ACT range
  • 3.5Avg GPA

3 miles from Columbus

Ohio Dominican University
O
Columbus, OH
 
Ohio Dominican University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#31 Best Private Colleges in Ohio

  • 1,716enrollment
  • $20,478net price
  • 84%acceptance rate
  • 1000-1140SAT range
  • 19-25ACT range
  • 3.34Avg GPA

2 miles from Columbus

Bradford School
B
Columbus, OH
 
Bradford School

Private 2 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 324enrollment
  • $15,375net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

5 miles from Columbus

DeVry University Ohio
D
Columbus, Ohio
 
DeVry University Ohio

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 4,856enrollment
  • -net price
  • 78%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

4 miles from Columbus

Chamberlain College of Nursing Ohio
C
Columbus, OH
 
Chamberlain College of Nursing Ohio

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 557enrollment
  • $25,056net price
  • 88%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

4 miles from Columbus

Hondros College
H
Westerville, OH
 
Hondros College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 2,109enrollment
  • $22,734net price
  • 53%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

8 miles from Columbus

American Institute of Alternative Medicine
A
Columbus, OH
 
American Institute of Alternative Medicine

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 425enrollment
  • $22,919net price
  • 80%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

8 miles from Columbus

Fortis College Columbus
F
Westerville, OH
 
Fortis College Columbus

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 896enrollment
  • $25,937net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

8 miles from Columbus

Ohio Business College Columbus
O
Columbus, OH
 
Ohio Business College Columbus

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 55enrollment
  • $16,781net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

7 miles from Columbus

National College Columbus
N
Columbus, OH
 
National College Columbus

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 6enrollment
  • $19,089net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

7 miles from Columbus

Harrison College Grove City
H
Grove City, OH
 
Harrison College Grove City

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 158enrollment
  • $16,482net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

8 miles from Columbus

FAQ's

The closest community college is Columbus State Community College and is 1 miles from Columbus. Explore the complete list of nearby community college options.

Tuition and fees at Columbus State Community College are $4,588 for local residents for one academic year. Explore full costs to attend.

Columbus State 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.