Colleges Near Waco

Colleges and universities near me in the Waco, Texas area

There are 3 colleges in Waco and 51 colleges within 100 miles enrolling a total of 502,369 students.

Located in Texas with a population of 124,805, the closest colleges are ranked below by distance from Waco. Driving time to these schools from Waco should be less than 2 hours. The top rated college in the area is Southern Methodist University in Dallas. The largest college in the area is Texas A & M University College Station enrolling 68,679 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 Waco.


51 results

McLennan Community College
M
Waco, TX
 
McLennan Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 8,955enrollment
  • $6,835net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

2 miles from Waco

Baylor University
B
Waco, TX
Baylor University

Private 4 Year

7 reviews

#5 Best Private Colleges in Texas

  • 17,217enrollment
  • $38,372net price
  • 45%acceptance rate
  • 1200-1380SAT range
  • 26-32ACT range
  • 3.74*Avg GPA

4 miles from Waco

Texas State Technical College Waco
T
Waco, Texas
Texas State Technical College Waco

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 5,090enrollment
  • $7,438net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

8 miles from Waco

Hill College
H
Hillsboro, TX
Hill College

Public 2 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 4,447enrollment
  • $8,149net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

32 miles from Waco

Temple College
T
Temple, TX
Temple College

Public 2 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 4,911enrollment
  • $3,921net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

35 miles from Waco

University of Mary Hardin Baylor
M
Belton, TX
University of Mary Hardin Baylor

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#23 Best Private Colleges in Texas

  • 3,888enrollment
  • $27,237net price
  • 87%acceptance rate
  • 1000-1190SAT range
  • 19-25ACT range
  • 3.56Avg GPA

38 miles from Waco

Central Texas College
C
Killeen, TX
 
Central Texas College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 16,073enrollment
  • $5,504net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

48 miles from Waco

Navarro College
N
Corsicana, TX
Navarro College

Public 2 Year

2 reviews

 

  • 8,601enrollment
  • $10,994net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

54 miles from Waco

Southwestern Adventist University
S
Keene, TX
 
Southwestern Adventist University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 879enrollment
  • $21,717net price
  • 58%acceptance rate
  • 880-1090SAT range
  • 17-22ACT range
  • 3.3Avg GPA

58 miles from Waco

Southwestern Assemblies of God University
S
Waxahachie, TX
Southwestern Assemblies of God University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#29 Best Private Colleges in Texas

  • 2,102enrollment
  • $24,760net price
  • 88%acceptance rate
  • 918-1103SAT range
  • 17-22ACT range
  • 3.19*Avg GPA

62 miles from Waco

Southwestern University
S
Georgetown, TX
Southwestern University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#7 Best Private Colleges in Texas

  • 1,434enrollment
  • $27,757net price
  • 49%acceptance rate
  • 1140-1320SAT range
  • 23-29ACT range
  • 3.6*Avg GPA

70 miles from Waco

Northwood University Texas
N
Cedar Hill, TX
 
Northwood University Texas

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 255enrollment
  • $14,456net price
  • 86%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.35Avg GPA

73 miles from Waco

Tarleton State University
T
Stephenville, TX
Tarleton State University

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

#10 Best Public Universities in Texas

  • 13,109enrollment
  • $14,631net price
  • 56%acceptance rate
  • 950-1140SAT range
  • 18-23ACT range
  • 3.21*Avg GPA

76 miles from Waco

Cedar Valley College
C
Lancaster, TX
 
Cedar Valley College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 8,030enrollment
  • $7,332net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

78 miles from Waco

Arlington Baptist College
A
Arlington, TX
 
Arlington Baptist College

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

 

  • 170enrollment
  • $17,578net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 2.9Avg GPA

82 miles from Waco

Dallas Baptist University
D
Dallas, TX
Dallas Baptist University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#12 Best Private Colleges in Texas

  • 4,766enrollment
  • $27,259net price
  • 90%acceptance rate
  • 1030-1250SAT range
  • 21-26ACT range
  • 3.5Avg GPA

81 miles from Waco

Paul Quinn College
P
HBCU
Dallas, TX
Paul Quinn College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 550enrollment
  • $13,951net price
  • 79%acceptance rate
  • 800-910SAT range
  • 15-19ACT range
  • 2.79Avg GPA

81 miles from Waco

The University of Texas at Arlington
T
Arlington, TX
The University of Texas at Arlington

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

#9 Best Public Universities in Texas

  • 47,899enrollment
  • $14,445net price
  • 83%acceptance rate
  • 1040-1250SAT range
  • 20-27ACT range
  • 3.43*Avg GPA

81 miles from Waco

FAQ's

The closest community college is McLennan Community College and is 2.2 miles from Waco. Explore the complete list of nearby community college options.

Tuition and fees at McLennan Community College are $3,450 for local residents for one academic year. Explore full costs to attend.

McLennan 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.