Colleges Near Roanoke

Colleges and universities near me in the Roanoke, Virginia area

There are 4 colleges in Roanoke and 21 colleges within 50 miles enrolling a total of 171,861 students. These are the closest colleges.

Located in Virginia with a population of 97,032, the closest colleges are ranked below by distance from Roanoke. Driving time to these schools from Roanoke should be less than 1 hours. The top rated college in the area is Washington and Lee University in Lexington which is ranked #30 in the nation by CollegeSimply. The largest college in the area is Liberty University enrolling 93,349 students. In terms of affordability, Dabney S Lancaster Community College in Clifton Forge offers the lowest tuition for colleges in the area at $4,620 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 Roanoke.


21 results

Jefferson College of Health Sciences
J
Roanoke, VA
 
Jefferson College of Health Sciences

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,128enrollment
  • -net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.28Estimated Avg GPA

1 miles from Roanoke

Virginia Western Community College
V
Roanoke, VA
 
Virginia Western Community College

Public 2 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 5,738enrollment
  • $6,453net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

2 miles from Roanoke

National College Salem
N
Salem, VA
 
National College Salem

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 931enrollment
  • $21,638net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

4 miles from Roanoke

Skyline College Roanoke
S
Roanoke, VA
 
Skyline College Roanoke

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 13enrollment
  • $19,206net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

3 miles from Roanoke

Hollins University
H
Roanoke, VA
Hollins University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 795enrollment
  • $19,315net price
  • 81%acceptance rate
  • 1050-1260SAT range
  • 21-29ACT range
  • 3.71Avg Weighted GPA

Applications Due Feb 15

5 miles from Roanoke

Roanoke College
R
Salem, VA
Roanoke College

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

#4 Best Private Colleges in Virginia

  • 1,920enrollment
  • $27,975net price
  • 78%acceptance rate
  • 1040-1240SAT range
  • 21-28ACT range
  • 3.55Avg Weighted GPA

Applications Due Mar 1

6 miles from Roanoke

Ferrum College
F
Ferrum, VA
Ferrum College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 972enrollment
  • $23,344net price
  • 76%acceptance rate
  • 910-1060SAT range
  • 15-19ACT range
  • 3.0Avg GPA

25 miles from Roanoke

Virginia Tech
V
Blacksburg, VA
Virginia Tech

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

#24 Best Public Universities in America

  • 37,024enrollment
  • $20,247net price
  • 66%acceptance rate
  • 1170-1370SAT range
  • 25-31ACT range
  • 3.96Avg GPA

Applications Due Feb 1

26 miles from Roanoke

Radford University
R
Radford, VA
Radford University

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 10,695enrollment
  • $15,747net price
  • 79%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.32Avg GPA

Applications Due Apr 1

34 miles from Roanoke

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

37 miles from Roanoke

Patrick Henry Community College
P
Martinsville, VA
 
Patrick Henry Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 2,050enrollment
  • $5,761net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due May 31

38 miles from Roanoke

Miller Motte Technical College Lynchburg
M
Lynchburg, VA
 
Miller Motte Technical College Lynchburg

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 141enrollment
  • $17,785net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

41 miles from Roanoke

Central Virginia Community College
C
Lynchburg, VA
 
Central Virginia Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 3,370enrollment
  • $5,281net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

43 miles from Roanoke

Liberty University
L
Lynchburg, VA
Liberty University

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

#11 Best Private Colleges in Virginia

  • 93,349enrollment
  • $28,762net price
  • 50%acceptance rate
  • 1040-1250SAT range
  • 21-29ACT range
  • 3.58Avg GPA

43 miles from Roanoke

New River Community College
N
Dublin, VA
 
New River Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 4,137enrollment
  • $6,742net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

42 miles from Roanoke

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

42 miles from Roanoke

University of Lynchburg
L
Lynchburg, VA
University of Lynchburg

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 2,692enrollment
  • $24,386net price
  • 97%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.39Avg Weighted GPA

Applications Due Mar 15

43 miles from Roanoke

Randolph College
R
Lynchburg, VA
 
Randolph College

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

 

  • 566enrollment
  • $25,419net price
  • 90%acceptance rate
  • 950-1160SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
  • 3.6Avg GPA

Applications Due Apr 1

45 miles from Roanoke

FAQ's

The closest community college is Virginia Western Community College and is 2.4 miles from Roanoke. Explore the complete list of nearby community college options.

Tuition and fees at Virginia Western Community College are $5,355 for local residents for one academic year. Explore full costs to attend.

Virginia Western 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.