Colleges Near Altoona

Colleges and universities near me in the Altoona, Pennsylvania area

There 83 colleges within 100 miles enrolling a total of 345,133 students. These are the closest colleges.

Located in Pennsylvania with a population of 46,320, the closest colleges are ranked below by distance from Altoona. Driving time to these schools from Altoona should be less than 2 hours. The top rated college in the area is Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh which is ranked #38 in the nation by CollegeSimply. The largest college in the area is American Public University System enrolling 50,047 students. In terms of affordability, Blue Ridge Community and Technical College in Martinsburg offers the lowest tuition for colleges in the area at $408 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 Altoona.


83 results

Penn State Altoona
P
Altoona, PA
 
Penn State Altoona

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 3,244enrollment
  • -net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.4Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Feb 1

2 miles from Altoona

Mount Aloysius College
M
Cresson, PA
 
Mount Aloysius College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 2,806enrollment
  • $22,082net price
  • 95%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.4Avg GPA

11 miles from Altoona

Saint Francis University
S
Loretto, PA
Saint Francis University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#24 Best Private Colleges in Pennsylvania

  • 2,769enrollment
  • $29,393net price
  • 59%acceptance rate
  • 1010-1220SAT range
  • 22-26ACT range
  • 3.67Avg GPA

Applications Due Jul 30

12 miles from Altoona

Juniata College
J
Huntingdon, PA
Juniata College

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

 

  • 1,356enrollment
  • $24,524net price
  • 67%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.75Avg GPA

Applications Due Mar 15

20 miles from Altoona

University of Pittsburgh Johnstown
P
Johnstown, PA
University of Pittsburgh Johnstown

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#4 Best Public Universities in Pennsylvania

  • 2,356enrollment
  • $17,574net price
  • 87%acceptance rate
  • 1010-1190SAT range
  • 21-25ACT range
  • 3.57Avg Weighted GPA

Applications Due Mar 1

28 miles from Altoona

Pennsylvania Highlands Community College
P
Johnstown, PA
 
Pennsylvania Highlands Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 2,456enrollment
  • $6,466net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

28 miles from Altoona

Cambria Rowe Business College Johnstown
C
Johnstown, PA
 
Cambria Rowe Business College Johnstown

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 91enrollment
  • $12,715net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

30 miles from Altoona

Commonwealth Technical Institute
C
Johnstown, PA
 
Commonwealth Technical Institute

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 133enrollment
  • $14,893net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

32 miles from Altoona

South Hills School of Business & Technology
S
State College, PA
 
South Hills School of Business & Technology

Private 2 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 307enrollment
  • $18,290net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

34 miles from Altoona

Penn State Main Campus
P
University Park, PA
Penn State Main Campus

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#2 Best Public Universities in Pennsylvania

  • 46,810enrollment
  • $25,548net price
  • 78%acceptance rate
  • 1070-1300SAT range
  • 24-29ACT range
  • 3.68Estimated Avg GPA

35 miles from Altoona

Indiana University of Pennsylvania Main Campus
I
Indiana, PA
Indiana University of Pennsylvania Main Campus

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#12 Best Public Universities in Pennsylvania

  • 10,037enrollment
  • $20,933net price
  • 93%acceptance rate
  • 930-1130SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
  • 3.4Avg GPA

Applications Due Jun 15

41 miles from Altoona

Cambria Rowe Business College Indiana
C
Indiana, PA
 
Cambria Rowe Business College Indiana

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 81enrollment
  • $13,237net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

41 miles from Altoona

Penn State Dubois
P
Dubois, PA
 
Penn State Dubois

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 564enrollment
  • -net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Feb 1

47 miles from Altoona

Triangle Tech Inc Dubois
T
DuBois, PA
 
Triangle Tech Inc Dubois

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 132enrollment
  • $20,669net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 2.0Avg GPA

49 miles from Altoona

Saint Vincent College
S
Latrobe, PA
Saint Vincent College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#22 Best Private Colleges in Pennsylvania

  • 1,634enrollment
  • $21,169net price
  • 72%acceptance rate
  • 960-1190SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
  • 3.5Avg GPA

Applications Due Feb 15

55 miles from Altoona

Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania
S
Shippensburg, PA
Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#8 Best Public Universities in Pennsylvania

  • 6,130enrollment
  • $21,631net price
  • 94%acceptance rate
  • 940-1150SAT range
  • 15-23ACT range
  • 3.24Avg GPA

56 miles from Altoona

Wilson College
W
Chambersburg, PA
 
Wilson College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#46 Best Private Colleges in Pennsylvania

  • 1,535enrollment
  • $22,318net price
  • 92%acceptance rate
  • 940-1100SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
  • 3.45Avg GPA

Applications Due May 1

55 miles from Altoona

Allegany College of Maryland
A
Cumberland, MD
 
Allegany College of Maryland

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 2,523enrollment
  • $9,772net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Aug 15

62 miles from Altoona

FAQ's

The closest community college is Pennsylvania Highlands Community College and is 28.5 miles from Altoona. Explore the complete list of nearby community college options.

Tuition and fees at Pennsylvania Highlands Community College are $6,690 for local residents for one academic year. Explore full costs to attend.

Pennsylvania Highlands 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.