Colleges Near Bristol

Colleges and universities near me in the Bristol, Tennessee area

There are 3 colleges in Bristol and 55 colleges within 100 miles enrolling a total of 152,647 students. These are the closest colleges.

Located in Tennessee with a population of 26,702, the closest colleges are ranked below by distance from Bristol. Driving time to these schools from Bristol should be less than 2 hours. The top rated college in the area is University of North Carolina at Asheville in Asheville, North Carolina which is ranked #421 in the nation by CollegeSimply. The largest college in the area is Appalachian State University enrolling 20,023 students. In terms of affordability, McDowell Technical Community College in Marion offers the lowest tuition for colleges in the area at $1,824 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 Bristol.


55 results

King College
K
Bristol, TN
 
King College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#13 Best Private Colleges in Tennessee

  • 1,746enrollment
  • $22,020net price
  • 60%acceptance rate
  • 960-1150SAT range
  • 19-25ACT range
  • 3.47Avg Weighted GPA

4 miles from Bristol

Virginia Intermont College
V
Bristol, Virginia
 
Virginia Intermont College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 549enrollment
  • $24,154net price
  • 98%acceptance rate
  • 870-1100SAT range
  • 18-22ACT range
  • 3.1Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Jul 1

4 miles from Bristol

Southeast Culinary & Hospitality College
S
Bristol, Virginia
 
Southeast Culinary & Hospitality College

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 72enrollment
  • -net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

3 miles from Bristol

Northeast State Community College
N
Blountville, TN
 
Northeast State Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 5,397enrollment
  • $6,364net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.09Avg GPA

12 miles from Bristol

Virginia Highlands Community College
V
Abingdon, VA
 
Virginia Highlands Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 2,086enrollment
  • $6,406net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

15 miles from Bristol

Milligan College
M
Milligan College, Tennessee
Milligan College

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

 

  • 1,208enrollment
  • $17,371net price
  • 67%acceptance rate
  • 1020-1270SAT range
  • 22-26ACT range
  • 3.4Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Jun 1

18 miles from Bristol

East Tennessee State University
E
Johnson City, TN
East Tennessee State University

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#3 Best Public Universities in Tennessee

  • 13,713enrollment
  • $13,661net price
  • 78%acceptance rate
  • 940-1170SAT range
  • 20-27ACT range
  • 3.33Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Jul 1

20 miles from Bristol

Emory and Henry College
E
Emory, VA
Emory and Henry College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#9 Best Private Colleges in Virginia

  • 1,230enrollment
  • $17,715net price
  • 75%acceptance rate
  • 960-1150SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
  • 3.5Avg GPA

Applications Due Mar 1

26 miles from Bristol

Lees McRae College
L
Banner Elk, NC
 
Lees McRae College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 838enrollment
  • $24,390net price
  • 73%acceptance rate
  • 963-1140SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

33 miles from Bristol

The University of Virginia's College at Wise
V
Wise, VA
The University of Virginia's College at Wise

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#10 Best Public Universities in Virginia

  • 1,905enrollment
  • $9,418net price
  • 83%acceptance rate
  • 980-1170SAT range
  • 18-23ACT range
  • 3.57Avg GPA

Applications Due Apr 1

34 miles from Bristol

Mountain Empire Community College
M
Big Stone Gap, VA
 
Mountain Empire Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 2,253enrollment
  • $5,805net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due May 15

36 miles from Bristol

Appalachian State University
A
Boone, NC
Appalachian State University

Public 4 Year

7 reviews

#7 Best Public Universities in North Carolina

  • 20,023enrollment
  • $10,687net price
  • 80%acceptance rate
  • 1070-1240SAT range
  • 22-27ACT range
  • 3.98Avg Weighted GPA

Applications Due Mar 31

39 miles from Bristol

Southwest Virginia Community College
S
Richlands, VA
 
Southwest Virginia Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 2,295enrollment
  • $7,377net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

39 miles from Bristol

Tusculum College
T
Greeneville, TN
Tusculum College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#19 Best Private Colleges in Tennessee

  • 1,664enrollment
  • $17,987net price
  • 67%acceptance rate
  • 905-1100SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
  • 3.18Estimated Avg GPA

40 miles from Bristol

Mayland Community College
M
Spruce Pine, NC
 
Mayland Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 441enrollment
  • $5,809net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Jun 8

45 miles from Bristol

Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College
S
Cumberland, KY
 
Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 2,505enrollment
  • $4,256net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.0Avg GPA

52 miles from Bristol

Mars Hill University
M
Mars Hill, NC
Mars Hill University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,049enrollment
  • $18,195net price
  • 67%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.24Avg GPA

54 miles from Bristol

Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute
C
Hudson, NC
 
Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 3,845enrollment
  • $4,678net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

64 miles from Bristol

FAQ's

The closest community college is Northeast State Community College and is 11.8 miles from Bristol. Explore the complete list of nearby community college options.

Tuition and fees at Northeast State Community College are $4,326 for local residents for one academic year. Explore full costs to attend.

Northeast State Community College freshmen are usually B students in high school with average GPA of 3.09. Learn more about Northeast State Community College admission chances.