Colleges Near Wharton

Colleges and universities near me in the Wharton, Texas area

There 32 colleges within 100 miles enrolling a total of 394,623 students.

Located in Texas with a population of 8,832, the closest colleges are ranked below by distance from Wharton. Driving time to these schools from Wharton 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 Wharton.


32 results

Wharton County Junior College
W
Wharton, TX
 
Wharton County Junior College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 6,768enrollment
  • $4,482net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

1 miles from Wharton

Remington College Houston Campus
R
Houston, TX
 
Remington College Houston Campus

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 80enrollment
  • $19,564net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

43 miles from Wharton

Houston Baptist University
H
Houston, TX
Houston Baptist University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#15 Best Private Colleges in Texas

  • 3,432enrollment
  • $20,436net price
  • 71%acceptance rate
  • 1020-1180SAT range
  • 19-24ACT range
  • 3.36*Avg GPA

44 miles from Wharton

American InterContinental University Houston
A
Houston, TX
 
American InterContinental University Houston

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 349enrollment
  • $14,822net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

44 miles from Wharton

Brazosport College
B
Lake Jackson, TX
Brazosport College

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 4,311enrollment
  • $5,349net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

46 miles from Wharton

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

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 376enrollment
  • $16,385net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

45 miles from Wharton

University of Phoenix Houston Campus
P
Houston, Texas
 
University of Phoenix Houston Campus

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 2,434enrollment
  • $18,897net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

45 miles from Wharton

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

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 176enrollment
  • $14,612net price
  • 65%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

48 miles from Wharton

Chamberlain College of Nursing Texas
C
Houston, TX
 
Chamberlain College of Nursing Texas

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 823enrollment
  • $24,506net price
  • 83%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

49 miles from Wharton

Rice University
R
Houston, TX
Rice University

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

#8 Best Colleges in America

  • 7,124enrollment
  • $20,335net price
  • 9%acceptance rate
  • 1470-1570SAT range
  • 33-35ACT range
  • 3.96*Avg GPA

50 miles from Wharton

Alvin Community College
A
Alvin, TX
Alvin Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 5,573enrollment
  • $10,917net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

52 miles from Wharton

Houston Community College
H
Houston, TX
Houston Community College

Public 2 Year

2 reviews

 

  • 57,200enrollment
  • $4,686net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

53 miles from Wharton

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

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#10 Best Private Colleges in Texas

  • 3,223enrollment
  • $19,544net price
  • 87%acceptance rate
  • 1058-1243SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
  • 3.61Avg GPA

52 miles from Wharton

Texas Southern University
T
HBCU
Houston, TX
Texas Southern University

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

#27 Best Public Universities in Texas

  • 9,732enrollment
  • $14,540net price
  • 91%acceptance rate
  • 840-1000SAT range
  • 15-18ACT range
  • 2.96Avg GPA

53 miles from Wharton

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

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#25 Best Public Universities in Texas

  • 14,265enrollment
  • $7,159net price
  • 89%acceptance rate
  • 920-1080SAT range
  • 16-20ACT range
  • 3.09*Avg GPA

54 miles from Wharton

University of Houston
H
Houston, TX
University of Houston

Public 4 Year

6 reviews

#5 Best Public Universities in Texas

  • 46,324enrollment
  • $13,212net price
  • 65%acceptance rate
  • 1140-1310SAT range
  • 22-27ACT range
  • 3.54*Avg GPA

54 miles from Wharton

Prairie View A & M University
P
HBCU
Prairie View, TX
Prairie View A & M University

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#26 Best Public Universities in Texas

  • 9,516enrollment
  • $13,460net price
  • 80%acceptance rate
  • 870-1040SAT range
  • 16-20ACT range
  • 3.02Avg GPA

54 miles from Wharton

Culinary Institute Inc
C
Houston, TX
 
Culinary Institute Inc

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 339enrollment
  • $26,087net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

56 miles from Wharton

FAQ's

The closest community college is Wharton County Junior College and is 1.3 miles from Wharton. Explore the complete list of nearby community college options.

Tuition and fees at Wharton County Junior College are $3,576 for local residents for one academic year. Explore full costs to attend.

Wharton County Junior 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.