Colleges Near Athens

Colleges and universities near me in the Athens, West Virginia area

There 47 colleges within 100 miles enrolling a total of 143,915 students.

Located in West Virginia with a population of 1,048, the closest colleges are ranked below by distance from Athens. Driving time to these schools from Athens should be less than 2 hours. The top rated college in the area is Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia. The largest college in the area is Virginia Tech enrolling 34,683 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 Athens.


47 results

Concord University
C
Athens, WV
 
Concord University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#7 Best Public Universities in West Virginia

  • 2,040enrollment
  • $9,201net price
  • 82%acceptance rate
  • 900-1100SAT range
  • 17-23ACT range
  • 3.23Avg GPA

0 miles from Athens

Valley College Princeton
V
Princeton, WV
 
Valley College Princeton

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 50enrollment
  • -net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

6 miles from Athens

Bluefield State College
B
HBCU
Bluefield, WV
 
Bluefield State College

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#8 Best Public Universities in West Virginia

  • 1,275enrollment
  • $8,445net price
  • 94%acceptance rate
  • 780-980SAT range
  • 16-21ACT range
  • 3.36Avg GPA

16 miles from Athens

Bluefield College
B
Bluefield, VA
 
Bluefield College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#17 Best Private Colleges in Virginia

  • 1,156enrollment
  • $23,054net price
  • 99%acceptance rate
  • 900-1070SAT range
  • 16-22ACT range
  • 3.0Avg GPA

18 miles from Athens

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

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 4,419enrollment
  • $6,907net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

28 miles from Athens

Valley College Beckley
V
Beckley, WV
 
Valley College Beckley

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 117enrollment
  • $17,668net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

28 miles from Athens

New River Community and Technical College
N
Beckley, WV
 
New River Community and Technical College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,169enrollment
  • $4,020net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

28 miles from Athens

Radford University
R
Radford, VA
Radford University

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 9,335enrollment
  • $14,981net price
  • 75%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.15Avg GPA

32 miles from Athens

Wytheville Community College
W
Wytheville, VA
 
Wytheville Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 2,514enrollment
  • $2,761net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

32 miles from Athens

Appalachian Bible College
A
Mount Hope, WV
 
Appalachian Bible College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#3 Best Value Colleges in West Virginia

  • 263enrollment
  • $15,391net price
  • 37%acceptance rate
  • 940-1170SAT range
  • 18-23ACT range
  • 3.32*Avg GPA

32 miles from Athens

Virginia Tech
V
Blacksburg, VA
Virginia Tech

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

#3 Best Public Universities in Virginia

  • 34,683enrollment
  • $18,449net price
  • 70%acceptance rate
  • 1180-1390SAT range
  • 25-31ACT range
  • 3.95Avg GPA

34 miles from Athens

Southwest Virginia Community College
S
Richlands, VA
 
Southwest Virginia Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 2,373enrollment
  • $8,326net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

52 miles from Athens

Roanoke College
R
Salem, VA
Roanoke College

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

#5 Best Private Colleges in Virginia

  • 2,014enrollment
  • $27,180net price
  • 75%acceptance rate
  • 1050-1260SAT range
  • 21-28ACT range
  • 3.44Avg GPA

53 miles from Athens

National College Salem
N
Salem, VA
 
National College Salem

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,072enrollment
  • $23,545net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

55 miles from Athens

West Virginia University Institute of Technology
W
Montgomery, WV
West Virginia University Institute of Technology

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#2 Best Public Universities in West Virginia

  • 1,755enrollment
  • $10,502net price
  • 51%acceptance rate
  • 930-1130SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
  • 3.18Avg GPA

55 miles from Athens

Bridgemont Community and Technical College
B
Montgomery, West Virginia
 
Bridgemont Community and Technical College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,017enrollment
  • $3,617net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

55 miles from Athens

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

Public 2 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 6,827enrollment
  • $6,663net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

58 miles from Athens

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

58 miles from Athens

FAQ's

The closest community college is New River Community College and is 27.9 miles from Athens. Explore the complete list of nearby community college options.

Tuition and fees at New River Community College are $4,697 for local residents for one academic year. Explore full costs to attend.

New River 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.