Colleges Near Abilene

Colleges and universities near me in the Abilene, Texas area

There are 3 colleges in Abilene and 79 colleges within 200 miles enrolling a total of 730,215 students.

Located in Texas with a population of 117,063, the closest colleges are ranked below by distance from Abilene. Driving time to these schools from Abilene should be less than 4 hours. The top rated college in the area is Southern Methodist University in Dallas. The largest college in the area is El Centro College enrolling 74,781 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 Abilene.


79 results

Abilene Christian University
A
Abilene, TX
Abilene Christian University

Private 4 Year

6 reviews

#8 Best Private Colleges in Texas

  • 5,291enrollment
  • $28,725net price
  • 63%acceptance rate
  • 1010-1220SAT range
  • 21-27ACT range
  • 3.68Avg GPA

Applications Due Feb 15

2 miles from Abilene

Hardin Simmons University
H
Abilene, TX
Hardin Simmons University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#17 Best Private Colleges in Texas

  • 2,128enrollment
  • $21,567net price
  • 91%acceptance rate
  • 960-1150SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
  • 3.43Avg GPA

Applications Due Apr 1

2 miles from Abilene

McMurry University
M
Abilene, TX
McMurry University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#16 Best Private Colleges in Texas

  • 1,094enrollment
  • $20,963net price
  • 47%acceptance rate
  • 940-1130SAT range
  • 18-22ACT range
  • 3.5Avg GPA

Applications Due Mar 1

2 miles from Abilene

Texas State Technical College West Texas
T
Sweetwater, Texas
 
Texas State Technical College West Texas

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,036enrollment
  • $17,190net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

43 miles from Abilene

Cisco College
C
Cisco, TX
Cisco College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 3,256enrollment
  • $9,068net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

44 miles from Abilene

Ranger College
R
Ranger, TX
Ranger College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 2,200enrollment
  • $4,623net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Jul 15

62 miles from Abilene

Howard Payne University
H
Brownwood, TX
Howard Payne University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,060enrollment
  • $24,515net price
  • 49%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.3Avg GPA

Applications Due Jun 1

67 miles from Abilene

Western Texas College
W
Snyder, TX
 
Western Texas College

Public 2 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 1,442enrollment
  • $6,914net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Aug 12

70 miles from Abilene

Angelo State University
A
San Angelo, TX
Angelo State University

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#24 Best Public Universities in Texas

  • 10,775enrollment
  • $12,420net price
  • 78%acceptance rate
  • 920-1120SAT range
  • 17-23ACT range
  • 3.67Avg GPA

Applications Due Jun 11

82 miles from Abilene

Tarleton State University
T
Stephenville, TX
Tarleton State University

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

#15 Best Public Universities in Texas

  • 14,016enrollment
  • $15,181net price
  • 58%acceptance rate
  • 940-1120SAT range
  • 18-23ACT range
  • 3.21Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due May 31

90 miles from Abilene

Howard College
H
Big Spring, TX
Howard College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 3,674enrollment
  • $6,228net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Jul 15

101 miles from Abilene

Southwest Collegiate Institute for the Deaf
S
Big Spring, TX
 
Southwest Collegiate Institute for the Deaf

Public 2 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 48enrollment
  • $4,457net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

104 miles from Abilene

Weatherford College
W
Weatherford, TX
Weatherford College

Public 2 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 5,480enrollment
  • $8,463net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Jun 1

115 miles from Abilene

Midwestern State University
M
Wichita Falls, TX
Midwestern State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#12 Best Public Universities in Texas

  • 5,860enrollment
  • $10,094net price
  • 71%acceptance rate
  • 910-1100SAT range
  • 16-22ACT range
  • 3.2Estimated Avg Weighted GPA

121 miles from Abilene

Vernon College
V
Vernon, TX
 
Vernon College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 2,773enrollment
  • $4,383net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

120 miles from Abilene

Texas Christian University
T
Fort Worth, TX
Texas Christian University

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

#4 Best Private Colleges in Texas

  • 11,379enrollment
  • $40,220net price
  • 48%acceptance rate
  • 1110-1320SAT range
  • 25-31ACT range
  • 3.68Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Mar 1

139 miles from Abilene

Midland College
M
Midland, TX
Midland College

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 4,737enrollment
  • $7,420net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

141 miles from Abilene

Southwestern Adventist University
S
Keene, TX
 
Southwestern Adventist University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 754enrollment
  • $20,654net price
  • 62%acceptance rate
  • 900-1100SAT range
  • 17-23ACT range
  • 3.3Avg GPA

Applications Due Jul 1

141 miles from Abilene

FAQ's

The closest community college is Texas State Technical College West Texas and is 43 miles from Abilene. Explore the complete list of nearby community college options.

Tuition and fees at Texas State Technical College West Texas are $5,148 for local residents for one academic year. Explore full costs to attend.

Texas State Technical College West Texas 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.