Colleges Near Dayton

Colleges and universities near me in the Dayton, Tennessee area

There 42 colleges within 100 miles enrolling a total of 183,827 students.

Located in Tennessee with a population of 7,191, the closest colleges are ranked below by distance from Dayton. Driving time to these schools from Dayton should be less than 2 hours. The top rated college in the area is Sewanee The University of the South in Sewanee. The largest college in the area is The University of Tennessee enrolling 28,894 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 Dayton.


42 results

Bryan College
B
Dayton, TN
 
Bryan College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,363enrollment
  • $16,650net price
  • 51%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

0 miles from Dayton

Cleveland State Community College
C
Cleveland, TN
 
Cleveland State Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 3,264enrollment
  • $5,331net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

21 miles from Dayton

Lee University
L
Cleveland, TN
Lee University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#17 Best Private Colleges in Tennessee

  • 5,386enrollment
  • $16,949net price
  • 82%acceptance rate
  • 910-1230SAT range
  • 21-28ACT range
  • 3.53Avg GPA

24 miles from Dayton

Tennessee Wesleyan College
T
Athens, TN
 
Tennessee Wesleyan College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#15 Best Private Colleges in Tennessee

  • 1,008enrollment
  • $12,043net price
  • 61%acceptance rate
  • 950-1140SAT range
  • 19-25ACT range
  • 3.25Avg GPA

24 miles from Dayton

Chattanooga State Community College
C
Chattanooga, TN
 
Chattanooga State Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 8,241enrollment
  • $6,821net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

30 miles from Dayton

Southern Adventist University
S
Collegedale, TN
 
Southern Adventist University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 2,942enrollment
  • $23,623net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

31 miles from Dayton

Miller Motte Technical College Chattanooga
M
Chattanooga, TN
 
Miller Motte Technical College Chattanooga

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 526enrollment
  • $21,275net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

32 miles from Dayton

Chattanooga College Medical Dental and Technical Careers
C
Chattanooga, TN
 
Chattanooga College Medical Dental and Technical Careers

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 283enrollment
  • $17,431net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

35 miles from Dayton

Roane State Community College
R
Harriman, TN
 
Roane State Community College

Public 2 Year

2 reviews

 

  • 5,688enrollment
  • $4,924net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

35 miles from Dayton

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
T
Chattanooga, TN
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#7 Best Public Universities in Tennessee

  • 11,638enrollment
  • $13,927net price
  • 82%acceptance rate
  • 1030-1230SAT range
  • 21-26ACT range
  • 3.37Avg GPA

35 miles from Dayton

Tennessee Temple University
T
Chattanooga, Tennessee
 
Tennessee Temple University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 730enrollment
  • $14,115net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

35 miles from Dayton

Virginia College School of Business and Health
V
Chattanooga, TN
 
Virginia College School of Business and Health

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 327enrollment
  • $28,851net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

35 miles from Dayton

University of Phoenix Chattanooga Campus
P
Chattanooga, Tennessee
 
University of Phoenix Chattanooga Campus

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 487enrollment
  • $18,784net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

35 miles from Dayton

Hiwassee College
H
Madisonville, TN
 
Hiwassee College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 253enrollment
  • -net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

37 miles from Dayton

Covenant College
C
Lookout Mountain, GA
 
Covenant College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#5 Best Private Colleges in Georgia

  • 1,046enrollment
  • $24,619net price
  • 98%acceptance rate
  • 1100-1330SAT range
  • 23-29ACT range
  • 3.6Avg GPA

42 miles from Dayton

Dalton State College
D
Dalton, GA
Dalton State College

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 5,118enrollment
  • $6,697net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.12Avg GPA

50 miles from Dayton

Fortis Institute
F
Cookeville, TN
 
Fortis Institute

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 214enrollment
  • -net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

52 miles from Dayton

Sewanee The University of the South
S
Sewanee, TN
Sewanee The University of the South

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#2 Best Colleges in Tennessee

  • 1,785enrollment
  • $34,971net price
  • 67%acceptance rate
  • 1150-1340SAT range
  • 25-30ACT range
  • 3.6Avg GPA

55 miles from Dayton

FAQ's

The closest community college is Cleveland State Community College and is 21.5 miles from Dayton. Explore the complete list of nearby community college options.

Tuition and fees at Cleveland State Community College are $4,338 for local residents for one academic year. Explore full costs to attend.