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 399,302 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 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 Harrisonburg.

59 results found

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

0 miles from Harrisonburg

Eastern Mennonite University
E
Harrisonburg, VA
Eastern Mennonite University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#3 Best Private Colleges in Virginia

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

3 miles from Harrisonburg

Bridgewater College
B
Bridgewater, VA
Bridgewater College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#11 Best Private Colleges in Virginia

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

6 miles from Harrisonburg

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

11 miles from Harrisonburg

Mary Baldwin College
M
Staunton, VA
Mary Baldwin College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#19 Best Private Colleges in Virginia

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

22 miles from Harrisonburg

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

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#4 Best Public Universities in America

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

34 miles from Harrisonburg

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

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

 

  • 483enrollment
  • $3,852net 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

 

  • 6,798enrollment
  • $6,580net 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

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

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

55 miles from Harrisonburg

Virginia Military Institute
V
Lexington, VA
Virginia Military Institute

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

#16 Best Public Universities in America

  • 1,685enrollment
  • $13,428net price
  • 60%acceptance rate
  • 1090-1270SAT range
  • 21-28ACT range
  • 3.61Avg GPA

57 miles from Harrisonburg

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

59 miles from Harrisonburg

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

62 miles from Harrisonburg

Shenandoah University
S
Winchester, VA
Shenandoah University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#7 Best Private Colleges in Virginia

  • 3,817enrollment
  • $29,311net price
  • 74%acceptance rate
  • 1000-1200SAT range
  • 18-26ACT range
  • 3.39Avg GPA

63 miles from Harrisonburg

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

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 793enrollment
  • $18,591net price
  • 40%acceptance rate
  • 920-1140SAT range
  • 18-23ACT range
  • 3.17Avg GPA

63 miles from Harrisonburg

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

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 981enrollment
  • $6,390net 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

 

  • 1,340enrollment
  • $8,059net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg 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.