Colleges Near Harrisonburg

Colleges and universities near me in the Harrisonburg, Virginia area

There are 2 colleges in Harrisonburg and 59 colleges within 100 miles enrolling a total of 412,366 students.

Located in Virginia with a population of 48,914, the closest colleges are ranked below by distance from Harrisonburg. Driving time to these schools from Harrisonburg should be less than 2 hours. The top rated college in the area is Washington and Lee University in Lexington. The largest college in the area is Liberty University enrolling 93,349 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 Harrisonburg.


59 results

James Madison University
J
Harrisonburg, VA
James Madison University

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

#6 Best Public Universities in Virginia

  • 21,594enrollment
  • $18,592net price
  • 80%acceptance rate
  • 1120-1280SAT range
  • 23-28ACT range
  • 3.57Estimated Avg GPA

0 miles from Harrisonburg

Eastern Mennonite University
E
Harrisonburg, VA
Eastern Mennonite University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#3 Best Private Colleges in Virginia

  • 1,394enrollment
  • $22,766net price
  • 72%acceptance rate
  • 980-1230SAT range
  • 22-30ACT range
  • 3.6Avg GPA

3 miles from Harrisonburg

Bridgewater College
B
Bridgewater, VA
Bridgewater College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#10 Best Private Colleges in Virginia

  • 1,597enrollment
  • $20,318net price
  • 76%acceptance rate
  • 980-1170SAT range
  • 17-27ACT range
  • 3.56Avg Weighted GPA

6 miles from Harrisonburg

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

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 3,462enrollment
  • $9,942net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

11 miles from Harrisonburg

Mary Baldwin College
M
Staunton, VA
Mary Baldwin College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#13 Best Private Colleges in Virginia

  • 2,110enrollment
  • $18,741net price
  • 87%acceptance rate
  • 940-1120SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
  • 3.57Avg GPA

22 miles from Harrisonburg

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

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#5 Best Public Universities in America

  • 25,628enrollment
  • $19,043net price
  • 23%acceptance rate
  • 1320-1510SAT range
  • 30-34ACT range
  • 4.31Avg Weighted GPA

34 miles from Harrisonburg

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

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 4,864enrollment
  • $6,700net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

36 miles from Harrisonburg

Eastern West Virginia Community and Technical College
E
Moorefield, WV
 
Eastern West Virginia Community and Technical College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 374enrollment
  • $6,090net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

44 miles from Harrisonburg

Lord Fairfax Community College
L
Middletown, VA
Lord Fairfax Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 6,337enrollment
  • $6,320net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

53 miles from Harrisonburg

Southern Virginia University
S
Buena Vista, VA
Southern Virginia University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#14 Best Private Colleges in Virginia

  • 1,140enrollment
  • $22,496net price
  • 99%acceptance rate
  • 1137-1331SAT range
  • 21-27ACT range
  • 3.19Avg GPA

55 miles from Harrisonburg

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

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

#1 Best Private Colleges in Virginia

  • 2,183enrollment
  • $27,148net price
  • 25%acceptance rate
  • 1350-1500SAT range
  • 32-34ACT range
  • 3.87Estimated Avg GPA

55 miles from Harrisonburg

Virginia Military Institute
V
Lexington, VA
Virginia Military Institute

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

#4 Best Public Universities in Virginia

  • 1,698enrollment
  • $18,969net price
  • 60%acceptance rate
  • 1070-1260SAT range
  • 22-28ACT range
  • 3.63Avg GPA

57 miles from Harrisonburg

Germanna Community College
G
Locust Grove, VA
Germanna Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 7,679enrollment
  • $6,716net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

59 miles from Harrisonburg

Sweet Briar College
S
Sweet Briar, VA
 
Sweet Briar College

Private 4 Year

5 reviews

 

  • 362enrollment
  • $26,554net price
  • 76%acceptance rate
  • 980-1210SAT range
  • 20-25ACT range
  • 3.49Avg GPA

62 miles from Harrisonburg

Shenandoah University
S
Winchester, VA
Shenandoah University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#6 Best Private Colleges in Virginia

  • 4,174enrollment
  • $31,089net price
  • 74%acceptance rate
  • 1010-1230SAT range
  • 19-26ACT range
  • 3.55Avg GPA

63 miles from Harrisonburg

Davis & Elkins College
D
Elkins, WV
 
Davis & Elkins College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 738enrollment
  • $18,819net price
  • 69%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.35Avg GPA

63 miles from Harrisonburg

Dabney S Lancaster Community College
D
Clifton Forge, VA
 
Dabney S Lancaster Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,075enrollment
  • $5,545net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

68 miles from Harrisonburg

Potomac State College of West Virginia University
P
Keyser, WV
 
Potomac State College of West Virginia University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,193enrollment
  • $8,277net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.06Avg GPA

69 miles from Harrisonburg

FAQ's

The closest community college is Blue Ridge Community College and is 11.4 miles from Harrisonburg. Explore the complete list of nearby community college options.

Tuition and fees at Blue Ridge Community College are $5,364 for local residents for one academic year. Explore full costs to attend.

Blue Ridge 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.