Colleges Near Providence

Colleges and universities near me in the Providence, Rhode Island area

There are 5 colleges in Providence and 90 colleges within 50 miles enrolling a total of 460,772 students.

Located in Rhode Island with a population of 178,042, the closest colleges are ranked below by distance from Providence. Driving time to these schools from Providence should be less than 1 hours. The top rated college in the area is Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The largest college in the area is Boston University enrolling 34,657 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 Providence.

90 results found

Brown University
B
Providence, RI
Brown University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#10 Best Colleges in America

  • 10,257enrollment
  • $25,651net price
  • 8%acceptance rate
  • 1420-1550SAT range
  • 32-35ACT range
  • 3.94*Avg GPA

1 miles from Providence

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Johnson & Wales University Providence
J
Providence, RI
Johnson & Wales University Providence

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 7,360enrollment
  • $27,165net price
  • 91%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.12Avg GPA

0 miles from Providence

Rhode Island School of Design
R
Providence, RI
Rhode Island School of Design

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#2 Best Colleges in Rhode Island

  • 2,467enrollment
  • $39,777net price
  • 24%acceptance rate
  • 1180-1440SAT range
  • 26-32ACT range
  • 3.5Avg GPA

1 miles from Providence

Providence College
P
Providence, RI
Providence College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#3 Best Colleges in Rhode Island

  • 4,674enrollment
  • $36,099net price
  • 49%acceptance rate
  • 1210-1360SAT range
  • 26-30ACT range
  • 3.37Avg GPA

2 miles from Providence

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Rhode Island College
R
Providence, RI
Rhode Island College

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#2 Best Public Universities in Rhode Island

  • 7,766enrollment
  • $9,008net price
  • 73%acceptance rate
  • 890-1100SAT range
  • 16-20ACT range
  • 3.08*Avg GPA

3 miles from Providence

New England Institute of Technology
N
Warwick, RI
 
New England Institute of Technology

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 2,763enrollment
  • $30,538net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

8 miles from Providence

Bryant University
B
Smithfield, RI
Bryant University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 3,788enrollment
  • $34,663net price
  • 76%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.3Avg GPA

9 miles from Providence

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Community College of Rhode Island
C
Warwick, RI
 
Community College of Rhode Island

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 14,539enrollment
  • $5,800net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

8 miles from Providence

Roger Williams University
R
Bristol, RI
Roger Williams University

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

 

  • 4,860enrollment
  • $36,862net price
  • 86%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.23Avg GPA

15 miles from Providence

Wheaton College
W
Norton, MA
Wheaton College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#15 Best Private Colleges in Massachusetts

  • 1,760enrollment
  • $31,814net price
  • 70%acceptance rate
  • 1180-1350SAT range
  • 27-31ACT range
  • 3.5Avg GPA

16 miles from Providence

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Bristol Community College
B
Fall River, MA
 
Bristol Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 7,214enrollment
  • $6,450net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

17 miles from Providence

Dean College
D
Franklin, MA
Dean College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#28 Best Private Colleges in Massachusetts

  • 1,320enrollment
  • $31,199net price
  • 83%acceptance rate
  • 910-1110SAT range
  • 18-22ACT range
  • 2.4Avg GPA

18 miles from Providence

Quinebaug Valley Community College
Q
Danielson, CT
 
Quinebaug Valley Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,335enrollment
  • $6,595net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

24 miles from Providence

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Stonehill College
S
Easton, MA
Stonehill College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 2,556enrollment
  • $33,583net price
  • 70%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.34Avg GPA

24 miles from Providence

Bridgewater State University
B
Bridgewater, MA
Bridgewater State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#10 Best Public Universities in Massachusetts

  • 10,990enrollment
  • $16,667net price
  • 90%acceptance rate
  • 990-1150SAT range
  • 19-25ACT range
  • 3.2Avg GPA

26 miles from Providence

University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
M
North Dartmouth, MA
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#5 Best Public Universities in Massachusetts

  • 8,513enrollment
  • $18,184net price
  • 78%acceptance rate
  • 990-1190SAT range
  • 19-26ACT range
  • 3.35Avg GPA

25 miles from Providence

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University of Rhode Island
R
Kingston, RI
University of Rhode Island

Public 4 Year

4 reviews

#1 Best Public Universities in Rhode Island

  • 17,777enrollment
  • $18,739net price
  • 69%acceptance rate
  • 1070-1240SAT range
  • 21-27ACT range
  • 3.3Avg GPA

24 miles from Providence

Salve Regina University
S
Newport, RI
Salve Regina University

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

 

  • 2,647enrollment
  • $33,997net price
  • 76%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.2Avg GPA

25 miles from Providence

FAQ's

The closest community college is Community College of Rhode Island and is 8.3 miles from Providence. Explore the complete list of nearby community college options.

Tuition and fees at Community College of Rhode Island are $4,564 for local residents for one academic year. Explore full costs to attend.

Community College of Rhode Island 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.