Colleges Near Bristol

Colleges and universities near me in the Bristol, Virginia area

There are 3 colleges in Bristol and 56 colleges within 100 miles enrolling a total of 158,216 students. These are the closest colleges.

Located in Virginia with a population of 17,835, the closest colleges are ranked below by distance from Bristol. Driving time to these schools from Bristol should be less than 2 hours. The top rated college in the area is Lincoln Memorial University in Harrogate, Tennessee which is ranked #416 in the nation by CollegeSimply. The largest college in the area is Appalachian State University enrolling 20,641 students. In terms of affordability, McDowell Technical Community College in Marion offers the lowest tuition for colleges in the area at $1,824 per year.

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 Bristol.


56 results

King College
K
Bristol, TN
 
King College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#12 Best Private Colleges in Tennessee

  • 1,656enrollment
  • $22,020net price
  • 66%acceptance rate
  • 1000-1160SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
  • 3.46Avg GPA

2 miles from Bristol

Virginia Intermont College
V
Bristol, Virginia
 
Virginia Intermont College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 549enrollment
  • $24,154net price
  • 98%acceptance rate
  • 870-1100SAT range
  • 18-22ACT range
  • 3.1Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Jul 1

1 miles from Bristol

Southeast Culinary & Hospitality College
S
Bristol, Virginia
 
Southeast Culinary & Hospitality College

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 72enrollment
  • -net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

2 miles from Bristol

Virginia Highlands Community College
V
Abingdon, VA
 
Virginia Highlands Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 2,451enrollment
  • $6,406net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

10 miles from Bristol

Northeast State Community College
N
Blountville, TN
 
Northeast State Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 5,205enrollment
  • $6,364net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.09Avg GPA

17 miles from Bristol

Emory and Henry College
E
Emory, VA
Emory and Henry College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#11 Best Private Colleges in Virginia

  • 1,372enrollment
  • $17,715net price
  • 87%acceptance rate
  • 960-1150SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
  • 3.5Avg GPA

Applications Due Mar 1

21 miles from Bristol

Milligan College
M
Milligan College, Tennessee
Milligan College

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

 

  • 1,208enrollment
  • $17,371net price
  • 67%acceptance rate
  • 1020-1270SAT range
  • 22-26ACT range
  • 3.4Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Jun 1

23 miles from Bristol

East Tennessee State University
E
Johnson City, TN
East Tennessee State University

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#3 Best Public Universities in Tennessee

  • 13,303enrollment
  • $13,661net price
  • 87%acceptance rate
  • 940-1170SAT range
  • 20-27ACT range
  • 3.33Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Jul 1

25 miles from Bristol

Southwest Virginia Community College
S
Richlands, VA
 
Southwest Virginia Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 2,135enrollment
  • $7,377net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

33 miles from Bristol

The University of Virginia's College at Wise
V
Wise, VA
The University of Virginia's College at Wise

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#12 Best Public Universities in Virginia

  • 1,814enrollment
  • $9,418net price
  • 83%acceptance rate
  • 990-1230SAT range
  • 19-25ACT range
  • 3.57Avg GPA

Applications Due Apr 1

33 miles from Bristol

Lees McRae College
L
Banner Elk, NC
 
Lees McRae College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 873enrollment
  • $24,390net price
  • 59%acceptance rate
  • 1040-1240SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

35 miles from Bristol

Mountain Empire Community College
M
Big Stone Gap, VA
 
Mountain Empire Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 2,079enrollment
  • $5,805net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due May 15

37 miles from Bristol

Appalachian State University
A
Boone, NC
Appalachian State University

Public 4 Year

7 reviews

#7 Best Public Universities in North Carolina

  • 20,641enrollment
  • $10,687net price
  • 85%acceptance rate
  • 1130-1300SAT range
  • 24-29ACT range
  • 3.96Avg GPA

Applications Due Mar 31

40 miles from Bristol

Tusculum College
T
Greeneville, TN
Tusculum College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#18 Best Private Colleges in Tennessee

  • 1,494enrollment
  • $17,987net price
  • 77%acceptance rate
  • 910-1110SAT range
  • 19-25ACT range
  • 3.18Estimated Avg GPA

46 miles from Bristol

Mayland Community College
M
Spruce Pine, NC
 
Mayland Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 863enrollment
  • $5,809net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Jun 8

48 miles from Bristol

Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College
S
Cumberland, KY
 
Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 2,492enrollment
  • $4,256net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.0Avg GPA

52 miles from Bristol

Mars Hill University
M
Mars Hill, NC
Mars Hill University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,073enrollment
  • $18,195net price
  • 80%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.5Avg GPA

59 miles from Bristol

Alice Lloyd College
A
Pippa Passes, KY
Alice Lloyd College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 613enrollment
  • $15,196net price
  • 36%acceptance rate
  • 760-1140SAT range
  • 17-22ACT range
  • 3.55Avg GPA

Applications Due Mar 1

63 miles from Bristol

FAQ's

The closest community college is Virginia Highlands Community College and is 10.4 miles from Bristol. Explore the complete list of nearby community college options.

Tuition and fees at Virginia Highlands Community College are $4,710 for local residents for one academic year. Explore full costs to attend.

Virginia Highlands 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.