Colleges Near Charlottesville

Colleges and universities near me in the Charlottesville, Virginia area

There are 2 colleges in Charlottesville and 67 colleges within 100 miles enrolling a total of 481,310 students.

Located in Virginia with a population of 43,475, the closest colleges are ranked below by distance from Charlottesville. Driving time to these schools from Charlottesville should be less than 2 hours. The top rated college in the area is Georgetown University in Washington, District Of Columbia. The largest college in the area is Liberty University enrolling 79,152 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 Charlottesville.


67 results

University of Virginia Main Campus
V
Charlottesville, VA
University of Virginia Main Campus

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#25 Best Value Colleges in America

  • 24,639enrollment
  • $17,579net price
  • 24%acceptance rate
  • 1340-1520SAT range
  • 30-34ACT range
  • 4.22Avg GPA

1 miles from Charlottesville

Piedmont Virginia Community College
P
Charlottesville, VA
 
Piedmont Virginia Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 5,445enrollment
  • $6,913net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

2 miles from Charlottesville

Blue Ridge Community College
B
Weyers Cave, VA
 
Blue Ridge Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 4,099enrollment
  • $10,534net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

30 miles from Charlottesville

Mary Baldwin College
M
Staunton, VA
Mary Baldwin College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#15 Best Private Colleges in Virginia

  • 1,902enrollment
  • $17,879net price
  • 84%acceptance rate
  • 940-1120SAT range
  • 18-22ACT range
  • 3.3Avg GPA

33 miles from Charlottesville

Bridgewater College
B
Bridgewater, VA
Bridgewater College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#14 Best Private Colleges in Virginia

  • 1,857enrollment
  • $18,727net price
  • 67%acceptance rate
  • 960-1180SAT range
  • 18-25ACT range
  • 3.5Avg GPA

35 miles from Charlottesville

James Madison University
J
Harrisonburg, VA
James Madison University

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

#6 Best Public Universities in Virginia

  • 21,751enrollment
  • $18,708net price
  • 77%acceptance rate
  • 1120-1290SAT range
  • 23-28ACT range
  • 3.57*Avg GPA

35 miles from Charlottesville

Eastern Mennonite University
E
Harrisonburg, VA
Eastern Mennonite University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#4 Best Private Colleges in Virginia

  • 1,444enrollment
  • $24,936net price
  • 65%acceptance rate
  • 980-1220SAT range
  • 19-26ACT range
  • 3.5Avg GPA

37 miles from Charlottesville

Germanna Community College
G
Locust Grove, VA
 
Germanna Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 7,207enrollment
  • $7,271net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

45 miles from Charlottesville

Sweet Briar College
S
Sweet Briar, VA
 
Sweet Briar College

Private 4 Year

4 reviews

 

  • 337enrollment
  • $25,859net price
  • 79%acceptance rate
  • 1010-1210SAT range
  • 21-27ACT range
  • 3.51Avg GPA

46 miles from Charlottesville

Longwood University
L
Farmville, VA
Longwood University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#12 Best Public Universities in Virginia

  • 4,911enrollment
  • $19,636net price
  • 90%acceptance rate
  • 960-1150SAT range
  • 17-24ACT range
  • 3.37Avg GPA

51 miles from Charlottesville

Southern Virginia University
S
Buena Vista, VA
Southern Virginia University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#18 Best Private Colleges in Virginia

  • 1,023enrollment
  • $20,816net price
  • 98%acceptance rate
  • 964-1202SAT range
  • 19-26ACT range
  • 3.39Avg GPA

51 miles from Charlottesville

Hampden Sydney College
H
Hampden-Sydney, VA
Hampden Sydney College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#3 Best Private Colleges in Virginia

  • 1,072enrollment
  • $34,853net price
  • 57%acceptance rate
  • 1060-1320SAT range
  • 20-27ACT range
  • 3.4Avg GPA

55 miles from Charlottesville

Randolph College
R
Lynchburg, VA
 
Randolph College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 626enrollment
  • $26,802net price
  • 90%acceptance rate
  • 970-1180SAT range
  • 19-25ACT range
  • 3.61Avg GPA

56 miles from Charlottesville

Washington and Lee University
W
Lexington, VA
Washington and Lee University

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

#1 Best Private Colleges in Virginia

  • 2,223enrollment
  • $23,301net price
  • 19%acceptance rate
  • 1360-1500SAT range
  • 32-34ACT range
  • 3.87*Avg GPA

55 miles from Charlottesville

Virginia University of Lynchburg
V
Lynchburg, VA
 
Virginia University of Lynchburg

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 298enrollment
  • $21,489net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

57 miles from Charlottesville

University of Lynchburg
L
Lynchburg, VA
University of Lynchburg

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#11 Best Private Colleges in Virginia

  • 3,081enrollment
  • $24,987net price
  • 91%acceptance rate
  • 970-1170SAT range
  • 18-26ACT range
  • 3.29Avg GPA

58 miles from Charlottesville

University of Mary Washington
M
Fredericksburg, VA
University of Mary Washington

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#7 Best Public Universities in Virginia

  • 4,727enrollment
  • $21,640net price
  • 75%acceptance rate
  • 1080-1280SAT range
  • 23-29ACT range
  • 3.51Avg GPA

58 miles from Charlottesville

Randolph Macon College
R
Ashland, VA
Randolph Macon College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#7 Best Private Colleges in Virginia

  • 1,488enrollment
  • $27,429net price
  • 71%acceptance rate
  • 1050-1240SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
  • 3.57Avg GPA

59 miles from Charlottesville

FAQ's

The closest community college is Piedmont Virginia Community College and is 2.1 miles from Charlottesville. Explore the complete list of nearby community college options.

Tuition and fees at Piedmont Virginia Community College are $4,790 for local residents for one academic year. Explore full costs to attend.

Piedmont 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.