Colleges Near Reading

Colleges and universities near me in the Reading, Pennsylvania area

There are 4 colleges in Reading and 92 colleges within 50 miles enrolling a total of 353,936 students. These are the closest colleges.

Located in Pennsylvania with a population of 88,082, the closest colleges are ranked below by distance from Reading. Driving time to these schools from Reading should be less than 1 hours. The top rated college in the area is University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia which is ranked #16 in the nation by CollegeSimply. The largest college in the area is Temple University enrolling 37,236 students. In terms of affordability, Delaware Technical and Community College Stanton Wilmington in Wilmington offers the lowest tuition for colleges in the area at $3,168 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 Reading.


92 results

Reading Area Community College
R
Reading, PA
 
Reading Area Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 3,924enrollment
  • $8,735net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Jun 1

1 miles from Reading

Albright College
A
Reading, PA
 
Albright College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,584enrollment
  • $19,553net price
  • 82%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.05Avg Weighted GPA

Applications Due Jun 1

2 miles from Reading

Alvernia University
A
Reading, PA
Alvernia University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 2,560enrollment
  • $27,129net price
  • 70%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.41Avg GPA

2 miles from Reading

Berks Technical Institute
B
Wyomissing, PA
 
Berks Technical Institute

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 429enrollment
  • $23,089net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

3 miles from Reading

Penn State Berks
P
Reading, PA
 
Penn State Berks

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 2,578enrollment
  • -net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.39Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Feb 1

3 miles from Reading

Kutztown University of Pennsylvania
K
Kutztown, PA
Kutztown University of Pennsylvania

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#11 Best Public Universities in Pennsylvania

  • 7,890enrollment
  • $21,673net price
  • 93%acceptance rate
  • 950-1120SAT range
  • 17-24ACT range
  • 3.26Avg GPA

Applications Due Apr 1

14 miles from Reading

Montgomery County Community College West Campus
M
Pottstown, Pennsylvania
 
Montgomery County Community College West Campus

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 3,250enrollment
  • -net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

16 miles from Reading

Penn State Schuylkill
P
Schuylkill Haven, PA
 
Penn State Schuylkill

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 609enrollment
  • -net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.2Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Feb 1

24 miles from Reading

University of Valley Forge
V
Phoenixville, PA
 
University of Valley Forge

Private 4 Year

6 reviews

 

  • 557enrollment
  • $21,680net price
  • 63%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.23Avg GPA

Applications Due May 1

25 miles from Reading

Cedar Crest College
C
Allentown, PA
Cedar Crest College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#27 Best Private Colleges in Pennsylvania

  • 1,433enrollment
  • $22,438net price
  • 52%acceptance rate
  • 970-1170SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
  • 3.4Avg GPA

Applications Due Mar 15

27 miles from Reading

Lancaster Bible College
L
Lancaster, PA
 
Lancaster Bible College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#42 Best Private Colleges in Pennsylvania

  • 2,038enrollment
  • $20,736net price
  • 97%acceptance rate
  • 980-1200SAT range
  • 18-22ACT range
  • 3.1Avg GPA

Applications Due Aug 1

26 miles from Reading

Ursinus College
U
Collegeville, PA
Ursinus College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#14 Best Private Colleges in Pennsylvania

  • 1,493enrollment
  • $31,400net price
  • 80%acceptance rate
  • 1150-1330SAT range
  • 25-30ACT range
  • 3.25Avg GPA

Applications Due Feb 15

27 miles from Reading

Franklin and Marshall College
F
Lancaster, PA
Franklin and Marshall College

Private 4 Year

6 reviews

 

  • 2,254enrollment
  • $28,038net price
  • 37%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Feb 1

29 miles from Reading

Immaculata University
I
Immaculata, PA
Immaculata University

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

#35 Best Private Colleges in Pennsylvania

  • 2,563enrollment
  • $28,952net price
  • 82%acceptance rate
  • 990-1170SAT range
  • 17-23ACT range
  • 3.41Avg GPA

Applications Due Aug 15

29 miles from Reading

Lehigh Carbon Community College
L
Schnecksville, PA
 
Lehigh Carbon Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 6,205enrollment
  • $5,508net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Jun 30

28 miles from Reading

Muhlenberg College
M
Allentown, PA
Muhlenberg College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#9 Best Private Colleges in Pennsylvania

  • 2,067enrollment
  • $35,152net price
  • 62%acceptance rate
  • 1170-1350SAT range
  • 26-31ACT range
  • 3.41Avg GPA

Applications Due Feb 15

28 miles from Reading

Pennsylvania College of Art and Design
P
Lancaster, PA
 
Pennsylvania College of Art and Design

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 242enrollment
  • $28,321net price
  • 47%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg Weighted GPA

29 miles from Reading

Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology
T
Lancaster, PA
 
Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,227enrollment
  • $6,884net price
  • 86%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

28 miles from Reading

FAQ's

The closest community college is Reading Area Community College and is 0.6 miles from Reading. Explore the complete list of nearby community college options.

Tuition and fees at Reading Area Community College are $5,880 for local residents for one academic year. Explore full costs to attend.

Reading Area 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.