Colleges Near Columbia

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

There are 74 colleges within 100 miles of Columbia. Located in South Carolina with a population of 129,272, the closest colleges are ranked by distance from Columbia. The nearest college is Virginia College Columbia at a distance of 4.2 miles from Columbia center. This directory is inclusive of nearby two and four year schools, both public and private. If you are looking for more affordable options or not ready for a full four year program, consider local community colleges near Columbia.

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    • Average HS GPA NA
    • Students: 404
    • Tuition:$14,632
    • Acceptance Rate 100%
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    • Students: 11
    • Tuition:$9,480
    • Acceptance Rate 100%
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    • Students: 743
    • Tuition:$12,940
    • Acceptance Rate 100%
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    • Average HS GPA 2.5
    • Students: 2,165
    • Tuition:$16,600
    • Acceptance Rate 100%
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    • Average HS GPA 3.71
    • Students: 1,276
    • Tuition:$19,500
    • Acceptance Rate 96%
    • 6 miles from
    • SAT Range 1190/1360
    • ACT Range 25/30
    • Average HS GPA 4.15
    • Students: 34,795
    • Tuition:$12,616
      Admissions Standards  Very High Standards
    • Acceptance Rate 63%
    • 8 miles from
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    University of South Carolina Columbia

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    • Students: 41
    • Tuition:$7,152
    • Acceptance Rate 100%
    • 8 miles from
    • SAT Range 940/1120
    • ACT Range 17/23
    • Average HS GPA 3.66
    • Students: 1,048
    • Tuition:$23,690
      Admissions Standards  Very Easy Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 33%
    • 11 miles from
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    • Average HS GPA NA
    • Students: 382
    • Tuition:$16,285
    • Acceptance Rate 100%
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    • Average HS GPA NA
    • Students: 9,892
    • Tuition:$4,530
    • Acceptance Rate 100%
    • 14 miles from

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The closest community college is Midlands Technical College and is 13.7 miles from Columbia. Explore the complete list of nearby community college options.

Tuition and fees at Midlands Technical College are $4,530 for local residents for one academic year. Explore full costs to attend.

Midlands 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.