Colleges Near Columbia

Colleges and universities near me in the Columbia, Tennessee area

There 26 colleges within 50 miles enrolling a total of 86,525 students.

Located in Tennessee with a population of 34,681, the closest colleges are ranked below by distance from Columbia. Driving time to these schools from Columbia should be less than 1 hours. The top rated college in the area is Vanderbilt University in Nashville. The largest college in the area is Middle Tennessee State University enrolling 21,631 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 Columbia.

26 results found

Columbia State Community College
C
Columbia, TN
 
Columbia State Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 6,221enrollment
  • $6,669net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

3 miles from Columbia

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O'More College of Design
O
Franklin, TN
O'More College of Design

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 157enrollment
  • $26,987net price
  • 31%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • 18-22ACT range
  • 3.12*Avg GPA

23 miles from Columbia

Williamson Christian College
W
Franklin, TN
 
Williamson Christian College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 47enrollment
  • $16,138net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

26 miles from Columbia

Martin Methodist College
M
Pulaski, TN
Martin Methodist College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 910enrollment
  • $19,394net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • 980-1090SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
  • 3.11Avg GPA

29 miles from Columbia

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National College of Business and Technology Nashville
N
Nashville, TN
 
National College of Business and Technology Nashville

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 217enrollment
  • $21,204net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

35 miles from Columbia

Aquinas College
A
Nashville, TN
Aquinas College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 342enrollment
  • $20,892net price
  • 40%acceptance rate
  • 1100-1370SAT range
  • 21-28ACT range
  • 3.5Avg GPA

37 miles from Columbia

Lipscomb University
L
Nashville, TN
Lipscomb University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#4 Best Private Colleges in Tennessee

  • 4,620enrollment
  • $25,050net price
  • 60%acceptance rate
  • 1060-1320SAT range
  • 22-29ACT range
  • 3.56Avg GPA

36 miles from Columbia

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Belmont University
B
Nashville, TN
Belmont University

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

#5 Best Private Colleges in Tennessee

  • 8,260enrollment
  • $35,382net price
  • 82%acceptance rate
  • 1120-1300SAT range
  • 24-29ACT range
  • 3.6Avg GPA

38 miles from Columbia

Free Will Baptist Bible College
F
Nashville, TN
 
Free Will Baptist Bible College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 403enrollment
  • $20,776net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.23Avg GPA

38 miles from Columbia

Nashville State Community College
N
Nashville, TN
Nashville State Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 8,284enrollment
  • $6,711net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

37 miles from Columbia

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Daymar College Murfreesboro
D
Murfreesboro, TN
 
Daymar College Murfreesboro

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 142enrollment
  • $20,989net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

39 miles from Columbia

Daymar College Nashville
D
Nashville, TN
 
Daymar College Nashville

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 102enrollment
  • $21,439net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

40 miles from Columbia

Fisk University
F
Nashville, TN
Fisk University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 780enrollment
  • $29,238net price
  • 71%acceptance rate
  • 890-1120SAT range
  • 17-23ACT range
  • 2.98Avg GPA

40 miles from Columbia

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John A Gupton College
J
Nashville, TN
 
John A Gupton College

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 168enrollment
  • $11,671net price
  • 70%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • 6-11ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

40 miles from Columbia

Tennessee State University
T
Nashville, TN
 
Tennessee State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 7,774enrollment
  • $10,325net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 2.85Avg GPA

40 miles from Columbia

Trevecca Nazarene University
T
Nashville, TN
Trevecca Nazarene University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#8 Best Private Colleges in Tennessee

  • 3,927enrollment
  • $19,480net price
  • 64%acceptance rate
  • 1010-1240SAT range
  • 19-25ACT range
  • 3.3Avg GPA

40 miles from Columbia

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Vanderbilt University
V
Nashville, TN
Vanderbilt University

Private 4 Year

4 reviews

#14 Best Colleges in America

  • 12,824enrollment
  • $23,295net price
  • 10%acceptance rate
  • 1450-1560SAT range
  • 33-35ACT range
  • 3.76Avg GPA

39 miles from Columbia

Fortis Institute Nashville
F
Nashville, TN
 
Fortis Institute Nashville

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 379enrollment
  • $26,956net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

39 miles from Columbia

FAQ's

The closest community college is Columbia State Community College and is 3 miles from Columbia. Explore the complete list of nearby community college options.

Tuition and fees at Columbia State Community College are $4,269 for local residents for one academic year. Explore full costs to attend.

Columbia State 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.