Colleges Near Philadelphia

Colleges and universities near me in the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania area

There are 19 colleges in Philadelphia and 96 colleges within 50 miles enrolling a total of 556,797 students.

Located in Pennsylvania with a population of 1,526,006, the closest colleges are ranked below by distance from Philadelphia. Driving time to these schools from Philadelphia should be less than 1 hours. The top rated college in the area is Princeton University in Princeton, New Jersey. The largest college in the area is Rutgers University New Brunswick enrolling 50,254 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 Philadelphia.

96 results found

La Salle University
L
Philadelphia, PA
La Salle University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 5,191enrollment
  • $26,276net price
  • 81%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.29Avg GPA

2 miles from Philadelphia

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Rutgers University Camden
R
Camden, NJ
Rutgers University Camden

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#7 Best Public Universities in New Jersey

  • 7,171enrollment
  • $12,399net price
  • 71%acceptance rate
  • 1000-1180SAT range
  • 17-23ACT range
  • 3.23*Avg GPA

4 miles from Philadelphia

Philadelphia University
P
Philadelphia, PA
Philadelphia University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 3,746enrollment
  • $28,510net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.43Avg GPA

3 miles from Philadelphia

Temple University
T
Philadelphia, PA
Temple University

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 39,740enrollment
  • $22,940net price
  • 59%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.41Avg GPA

2 miles from Philadelphia

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Drexel University
D
Philadelphia, PA
Drexel University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#11 Best Private Colleges in Pennsylvania

  • 24,634enrollment
  • $40,977net price
  • 77%acceptance rate
  • 1170-1380SAT range
  • 25-30ACT range
  • 3.6Avg GPA

5 miles from Philadelphia

Gratz College
G
Melrose Park, PA
 
Gratz College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 332enrollment
  • -net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

4 miles from Philadelphia

Hussian School of Art
H
Philadelphia, PA
 
Hussian School of Art

Private 2 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 81enrollment
  • $20,577net price
  • 50%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

4 miles from Philadelphia

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Metropolitan Career Center Computer Technology Institute
M
Philadelphia, PA
 
Metropolitan Career Center Computer Technology Institute

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 8enrollment
  • $11,622net price
  • 50%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

4 miles from Philadelphia

Moore College of Art and Design
M
Philadelphia, PA
Moore College of Art and Design

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 397enrollment
  • $38,073net price
  • 52%acceptance rate
  • 1090-1270SAT range
  • 22-31ACT range
  • 3.26*Avg GPA

4 miles from Philadelphia

Community College of Philadelphia
C
Philadelphia, PA
Community College of Philadelphia

Public 2 Year

2 reviews

 

  • 16,672enrollment
  • $6,521net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

4 miles from Philadelphia

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Manor College
M
Jenkintown, PA
Manor College

Private 2 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 747enrollment
  • $15,662net price
  • 94%acceptance rate
  • 800-1000SAT range
  • 14-16ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

6 miles from Philadelphia

Peirce College
P
Philadelphia, PA
 
Peirce College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 1,357enrollment
  • $8,932net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

5 miles from Philadelphia

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
P
Philadelphia, PA
 
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 273enrollment
  • $36,688net price
  • 90%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

4 miles from Philadelphia

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University of Pennsylvania
P
Philadelphia, PA
University of Pennsylvania

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

#16 Best Colleges in America

  • 25,860enrollment
  • $24,539net price
  • 8%acceptance rate
  • 1420-1550SAT range
  • 32-35ACT range
  • 3.9Avg GPA

5 miles from Philadelphia

The University of the Arts
t
Philadelphia, PA
The University of the Arts

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,914enrollment
  • $39,322net price
  • 75%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

5 miles from Philadelphia

University of the Sciences
t
Philadelphia, PA
University of the Sciences

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#10 Best Private Colleges in Pennsylvania

  • 2,231enrollment
  • $33,444net price
  • 63%acceptance rate
  • 1120-1310SAT range
  • 23-29ACT range
  • 3.61Avg GPA

6 miles from Philadelphia

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The Restaurant School at Walnut Hill College
R
Philadelphia, PA
 
The Restaurant School at Walnut Hill College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 335enrollment
  • $30,684net price
  • 93%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

5 miles from Philadelphia

Saint Joseph's University
S
Philadelphia, PA
Saint Joseph's University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#12 Best Private Colleges in Pennsylvania

  • 7,589enrollment
  • $35,290net price
  • 76%acceptance rate
  • 1120-1290SAT range
  • 23-29ACT range
  • 3.51Avg GPA

6 miles from Philadelphia

FAQ's

The closest community college is Community College of Philadelphia and is 3.7 miles from Philadelphia. Explore the complete list of nearby community college options.

Tuition and fees at Community College of Philadelphia are $5,652 for local residents for one academic year. Explore full costs to attend.

Community College of Philadelphia 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.