Colleges Near Amherst

Colleges and universities near me in the Amherst, Virginia area

There are 55 colleges within 100 miles of Amherst. Located in Virginia with a population of 2,231, the closest colleges are ranked by distance from Amherst. The nearest college is Sweet Briar College at a distance of 2.3 miles from Amherst center. 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 Amherst.

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The closest community college is Central Virginia Community College and is 17 miles from Amherst. Explore the complete list of nearby community college options.

Tuition and fees at Central Virginia Community College are $4,838 for local residents for one academic year. Explore full costs to attend.

Central Virginia 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.