Colleges Near Portsmouth

Colleges and universities near me in the Portsmouth, Virginia area

There are 23 colleges within 50 miles of Portsmouth enrolling a total of 95,730 students.

Located in Virginia with a population of 95,535, the closest colleges are ranked below by distance from Portsmouth. The nearest college is Old Dominion University in Norfolk at a distance of 3.1 miles from Portsmouth. Driving time to these schools from Portsmouth should be less than 1 hours. The top rated college in the area is College of William and Mary in Williamsburg. The largest college in the area is Old Dominion University enrolling 24,176 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 Portsmouth.

23 results found

Old Dominion University
O
Norfolk, VA
Old Dominion University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#11 Best Public Universities in Virginia

  • 24,176enrollment
  • $15,213net price
  • 87%acceptance rate
  • 990-1200SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
  • 3.26Avg GPA

3 miles from Portsmouth

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Tidewater Community College
T
Norfolk, VA
Tidewater Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 20,941enrollment
  • $7,560net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

4 miles from Portsmouth

Norfolk State University
N
Norfolk, VA
Norfolk State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#14 Best Public Universities in Virginia

  • 5,204enrollment
  • $14,429net price
  • 90%acceptance rate
  • 860-1030SAT range
  • 16-21ACT range
  • 2.92Avg GPA

5 miles from Portsmouth

Centura College Norfolk
C
Norfolk, VA
 
Centura College Norfolk

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 166enrollment
  • $24,368net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

8 miles from Portsmouth

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Aviation Institute of Maintenance Chesapeake
A
Chesapeake, VA
 
Aviation Institute of Maintenance Chesapeake

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 239enrollment
  • $24,576net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

7 miles from Portsmouth

Advanced Technology Institute
A
Virginia Beach, VA
 
Advanced Technology Institute

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 609enrollment
  • $19,435net price
  • 78%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

10 miles from Portsmouth

Regent University
R
Virginia Beach, VA
Regent University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#21 Best Private Colleges in Virginia

  • 9,889enrollment
  • $17,820net price
  • 82%acceptance rate
  • 960-1110SAT range
  • 19-25ACT range
  • 3.5Avg GPA

10 miles from Portsmouth

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Fortis College Norfolk
F
Norfolk, VA
 
Fortis College Norfolk

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 293enrollment
  • $24,791net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

9 miles from Portsmouth

Virginia Wesleyan College
V
Norfolk, VA
Virginia Wesleyan College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#14 Best Private Colleges in Virginia

  • 1,437enrollment
  • $26,231net price
  • 70%acceptance rate
  • 980-1180SAT range
  • 21-25ACT range
  • 3.3Avg GPA

9 miles from Portsmouth

Centura College Chesapeake
C
Chesapeake, VA
 
Centura College Chesapeake

Private 2 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 157enrollment
  • $22,958net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

10 miles from Portsmouth

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Bryant and Stratton College Virginia Beach
B
Virginia Beach, VA
 
Bryant and Stratton College Virginia Beach

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 529enrollment
  • $12,455net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

12 miles from Portsmouth

Hampton University
H
Hampton, VA
Hampton University

Private 4 Year

4 reviews

 

  • 4,321enrollment
  • $26,031net price
  • 44%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.3Avg GPA

11 miles from Portsmouth

Bethel College
B
Hampton, VA
 
Bethel College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 31enrollment
  • $11,154net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

13 miles from Portsmouth

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Bryant & Stratton College Hampton
B
Hampton, VA
 
Bryant & Stratton College Hampton

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 333enrollment
  • $16,510net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

13 miles from Portsmouth

Thomas Nelson Community College
T
Hampton, VA
 
Thomas Nelson Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 7,685enrollment
  • $7,081net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

15 miles from Portsmouth

Christopher Newport University
C
Newport News, VA
Christopher Newport University

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

#7 Best Public Universities in Virginia

  • 4,957enrollment
  • $22,770net price
  • 68%acceptance rate
  • 1110-1280SAT range
  • 23-28ACT range
  • 3.7Avg GPA

16 miles from Portsmouth

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Centura College Virginia Beach
C
Virginia Beach, VA
 
Centura College Virginia Beach

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 102enrollment
  • $23,868net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

16 miles from Portsmouth

Centura College Newport News
C
Newport News, VA
 
Centura College Newport News

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 126enrollment
  • $25,051net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

21 miles from Portsmouth

FAQ's

The closest community college is Tidewater Community College and is 3.7 miles from Portsmouth. Explore the complete list of nearby community college options.

Tuition and fees at Tidewater Community College are $5,561 for local residents for one academic year. Explore full costs to attend.

Tidewater 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.