Colleges Near Galveston

Colleges and universities near me in the Galveston, Texas area

There are 2 colleges in Galveston and 32 colleges within 100 miles enrolling a total of 318,964 students.

Located in Texas with a population of 47,743, the closest colleges are ranked below by distance from Galveston. Driving time to these schools from Galveston should be less than 2 hours. The top rated college in the area is Rice University in Houston. The largest college in the area is Lone Star College System enrolling 73,499 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 Galveston.

32 results found

Galveston College
G
Galveston, TX
 
Galveston College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 2,429enrollment
  • $4,421net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

12 miles from Galveston

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Texas A & M University Galveston
T
Galveston, Texas
 
Texas A & M University Galveston

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#8 Best Public Universities in Texas

  • 2,034enrollment
  • -net price
  • 55%acceptance rate
  • 1100-1270SAT range
  • 22-26ACT range
  • 3.44*Avg GPA

13 miles from Galveston

College of the Mainland
t
Texas City, TX
 
College of the Mainland

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 4,673enrollment
  • $3,463net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

15 miles from Galveston

Alvin Community College
A
Alvin, TX
Alvin Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 5,573enrollment
  • $7,485net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

22 miles from Galveston

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Remington College Houston Southeast Campus
R
Webster, TX
 
Remington College Houston Southeast Campus

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 324enrollment
  • $20,468net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

25 miles from Galveston

Brazosport College
B
Lake Jackson, TX
 
Brazosport College

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 4,311enrollment
  • $5,304net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

28 miles from Galveston

San Jacinto Community College
S
Pasadena, TX
San Jacinto Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 32,137enrollment
  • $8,932net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

34 miles from Galveston

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Lee College
L
Baytown, TX
Lee College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 7,773enrollment
  • $7,685net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

38 miles from Galveston

University of Houston
H
Houston, TX
University of Houston

Public 4 Year

6 reviews

#5 Best Public Universities in Texas

  • 46,324enrollment
  • $15,664net price
  • 62%acceptance rate
  • 1130-1310SAT range
  • 22-28ACT range
  • 3.54*Avg GPA

43 miles from Galveston

Texas Southern University
T
Houston, TX
Texas Southern University

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

#20 Best Public Universities in Texas

  • 9,732enrollment
  • $13,205net price
  • 57%acceptance rate
  • 830-990SAT range
  • 15-19ACT range
  • 2.96Avg GPA

44 miles from Galveston

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Houston Community College
H
Houston, TX
Houston Community College

Public 2 Year

2 reviews

 

  • 57,200enrollment
  • $4,743net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

45 miles from Galveston

Rice University
R
Houston, TX
Rice University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#23 Best Colleges in America

  • 7,124enrollment
  • $24,131net price
  • 11%acceptance rate
  • 1450-1560SAT range
  • 33-35ACT range
  • 3.96*Avg GPA

45 miles from Galveston

University of Houston Downtown
H
Houston, TX
University of Houston Downtown

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#30 Best Public Universities in Texas

  • 14,265enrollment
  • $8,766net price
  • 83%acceptance rate
  • 940-1080SAT range
  • 17-21ACT range
  • 3.09*Avg GPA

46 miles from Galveston

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University of St Thomas
S
Houston, TX
University of St Thomas

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#22 Best Private Colleges in Texas

  • 3,223enrollment
  • $19,221net price
  • 82%acceptance rate
  • 1060-1250SAT range
  • 22-25ACT range
  • 3.61Avg GPA

46 miles from Galveston

Vet Tech Institute of Houston
V
Houston, TX
 
Vet Tech Institute of Houston

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 176enrollment
  • $14,954net price
  • 62%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

48 miles from Galveston

Houston Baptist University
H
Houston, TX
Houston Baptist University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#17 Best Private Colleges in Texas

  • 3,432enrollment
  • $21,084net price
  • 70%acceptance rate
  • 1030-1200SAT range
  • 20-25ACT range
  • 3.36*Avg GPA

48 miles from Galveston

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College of Biblical Studies Houston
B
Houston, TX
 
College of Biblical Studies Houston

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 376enrollment
  • $12,151net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

49 miles from Galveston

Culinary Institute Inc
C
Houston, TX
 
Culinary Institute Inc

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 339enrollment
  • $25,209net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

51 miles from Galveston

FAQ's

The closest community college is Galveston College and is 12 miles from Galveston. Explore the complete list of nearby community college options.

Tuition and fees at Galveston College are $2,050 for local residents for one academic year. Explore full costs to attend.

Galveston 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.