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 533,008 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 50,411 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

La Salle University
L
Philadelphia, PA
La Salle University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 4,624enrollment
  • $25,401net price
  • 76%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.44Avg GPA

2 miles from Philadelphia

Rutgers University Camden
R
Camden, NJ
Rutgers University Camden

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#2 Best Value Colleges in New Jersey

  • 7,076enrollment
  • $15,381net price
  • 76%acceptance rate
  • 980-1170SAT range
  • 17-24ACT range
  • 3.23Estimated 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
  • 3.45Estimated Avg GPA

3 miles from Philadelphia

Temple University
T
Philadelphia, PA
Temple University

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 37,236enrollment
  • $23,254net price
  • 71%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.48Avg GPA

2 miles from Philadelphia

Drexel University
D
Philadelphia, PA
Drexel University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#10 Best Private Colleges in Pennsylvania

  • 23,589enrollment
  • $39,463net price
  • 77%acceptance rate
  • 1180-1380SAT range
  • 25-31ACT range
  • 3.77Avg GPA

5 miles from Philadelphia

Gratz College
G
Melrose Park, PA
 
Gratz College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 454enrollment
  • -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

 

  • 101enrollment
  • $18,847net price
  • 53%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 2.5Avg GPA

4 miles from Philadelphia

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

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 5enrollment
  • $11,862net price
  • 100%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

 

  • 389enrollment
  • $40,141net price
  • 50%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.24Avg GPA

4 miles from Philadelphia

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

Public 2 Year

2 reviews

 

  • 13,672enrollment
  • $12,712net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

4 miles from Philadelphia

Manor College
M
Jenkintown, PA
Manor College

Private 2 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 834enrollment
  • $17,624net price
  • 91%acceptance rate
  • 810-1000SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 2.72Avg GPA

6 miles from Philadelphia

Peirce College
P
Philadelphia, PA
 
Peirce College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 1,046enrollment
  • $8,993net 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

 

  • 188enrollment
  • $39,823net price
  • 88%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

4 miles from Philadelphia

University of Pennsylvania
P
Philadelphia, PA
University of Pennsylvania

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

#16 Best Colleges in America

  • 26,552enrollment
  • $24,167net price
  • 9%acceptance rate
  • 1460-1570SAT range
  • 33-35ACT range
  • 3.9Avg Weighted GPA

5 miles from Philadelphia

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

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,530enrollment
  • $40,269net price
  • 76%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

#12 Best Private Colleges in Pennsylvania

  • 2,375enrollment
  • $31,497net price
  • 71%acceptance rate
  • 1110-1320SAT range
  • 22-29ACT range
  • 3.7Avg GPA

6 miles from Philadelphia

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

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 159enrollment
  • $31,516net price
  • 75%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

1 reviews

#11 Best Private Colleges in Pennsylvania

  • 6,779enrollment
  • $35,780net price
  • 80%acceptance rate
  • 1100-1290SAT range
  • 23-29ACT range
  • 3.6Avg 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 $4,776 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.