Colleges Near Charleston

Colleges and universities near me in the Charleston, South Carolina area

There are 5 colleges in Charleston and 29 colleges within 100 miles enrolling a total of 107,770 students.

Located in South Carolina with a population of 120,083, the closest colleges are ranked below by distance from Charleston. Driving time to these schools from Charleston should be less than 2 hours. The top rated college in the area is Citadel Military College of South Carolina. The largest college in the area is Savannah College of Art and Design enrolling 14,086 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 Charleston.


29 results

Citadel Military College of South Carolina
C
Charleston, SC
Citadel Military College of South Carolina

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#3 Best Public Universities in South Carolina

  • 3,763enrollment
  • $17,723net price
  • 75%acceptance rate
  • 1050-1230SAT range
  • 20-25ACT range
  • 3.53Avg GPA

1 miles from Charleston

College of Charleston
C
Charleston, SC
College of Charleston

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#4 Best Public Universities in South Carolina

  • 10,783enrollment
  • $19,764net price
  • 78%acceptance rate
  • 1080-1260SAT range
  • 22-28ACT range
  • 3.84Avg GPA

3 miles from Charleston

Virginia College in Charleston
V
North Charleston, SC
 
Virginia College in Charleston

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 388enrollment
  • $29,047net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

7 miles from Charleston

Trident Technical College
T
Charleston, SC
 
Trident Technical College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 12,148enrollment
  • $2,559net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

9 miles from Charleston

Miller Motte Technical College North Charleston
M
Charleston, SC
 
Miller Motte Technical College North Charleston

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 671enrollment
  • $21,912net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

11 miles from Charleston

Charleston Southern University
C
Charleston, SC
Charleston Southern University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#5 Best Private Colleges in South Carolina

  • 3,414enrollment
  • $17,866net price
  • 50%acceptance rate
  • 1020-1200SAT range
  • 20-31ACT range
  • 3.24*Avg GPA

13 miles from Charleston

Technical College of the Lowcountry
T
Beaufort, SC
 
Technical College of the Lowcountry

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 2,247enrollment
  • $8,246net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

51 miles from Charleston

Williamsburg Technical College
W
Kingstree, SC
 
Williamsburg Technical College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 737enrollment
  • $8,971net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

59 miles from Charleston

Claflin University
C
HBCU
Orangeburg, SC
Claflin University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#12 Best Private Colleges in South Carolina

  • 2,172enrollment
  • $18,136net price
  • 55%acceptance rate
  • 830-1050SAT range
  • 15-19ACT range
  • 3.28Avg GPA

70 miles from Charleston

University of South Carolina Beaufort
S
Bluffton, SC
 
University of South Carolina Beaufort

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#10 Best Public Universities in South Carolina

  • 2,116enrollment
  • $16,807net price
  • 63%acceptance rate
  • 930-1100SAT range
  • 17-22ACT range
  • 3.3Avg GPA

69 miles from Charleston

South Carolina State University
S
HBCU
Orangeburg, SC
South Carolina State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#12 Best Public Universities in South Carolina

  • 3,022enrollment
  • $20,007net price
  • 66%acceptance rate
  • 840-990SAT range
  • 15-17ACT range
  • 2.9Avg GPA

70 miles from Charleston

Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College
O
Orangeburg, SC
 
Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 2,387enrollment
  • $6,438net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

71 miles from Charleston

Denmark Technical College
D
HBCU
Denmark, SC
 
Denmark Technical College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 489enrollment
  • $13,639net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

76 miles from Charleston

Voorhees College
V
HBCU
Denmark, SC
 
Voorhees College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 491enrollment
  • $16,542net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 2.72Avg GPA

76 miles from Charleston

University of South Carolina Salkehatchie
S
Allendale, SC
 
University of South Carolina Salkehatchie

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 927enrollment
  • $13,401net price
  • 73%acceptance rate
  • 810-1030SAT range
  • 14-17ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

79 miles from Charleston

Morris College
M
HBCU
Sumter, SC
 
Morris College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 649enrollment
  • $15,823net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 2.55Avg GPA

81 miles from Charleston

University of South Carolina Sumter
S
Sumter, SC
 
University of South Carolina Sumter

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,110enrollment
  • $10,219net price
  • 82%acceptance rate
  • 920-1110SAT range
  • 15-20ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

81 miles from Charleston

Central Carolina Technical College
C
Sumter, SC
 
Central Carolina Technical College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 3,550enrollment
  • $5,366net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

81 miles from Charleston

FAQ's

The closest community college is Trident Technical College and is 8.5 miles from Charleston. Explore the complete list of nearby community college options.

Tuition and fees at Trident Technical College are $4,648 for local residents for one academic year. Explore full costs to attend.

Trident Technical 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.