Colleges Near Chicago

Colleges and universities near me in the Chicago, Illinois area

There are 33 colleges in Chicago and 79 colleges within 50 miles enrolling a total of 475,881 students.

Located in Illinois with a population of 2,695,598, the closest colleges are ranked below by distance from Chicago. Driving time to these schools from Chicago should be less than 1 hours. The top rated college in the area is University of Chicago. The largest college in the area is University of Illinois at Chicago enrolling 33,518 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 Chicago.


79 results

City Colleges of Chicago Malcolm X College
C
Chicago, IL
City Colleges of Chicago Malcolm X College

Public 2 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 7,273enrollment
  • $3,339net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Jul 15

3 miles from Chicago

University of Illinois at Chicago
I
Chicago, IL
University of Illinois at Chicago

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#2 Best Public Universities in Illinois

  • 33,518enrollment
  • $12,614net price
  • 73%acceptance rate
  • 1030-1250SAT range
  • 21-29ACT range
  • 3.4Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 15

3 miles from Chicago

Illinois Institute of Technology
I
Chicago, IL
Illinois Institute of Technology

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#5 Best Private Colleges in Illinois

  • 6,325enrollment
  • $28,161net price
  • 61%acceptance rate
  • 1200-1390SAT range
  • 26-32ACT range
  • 4.06Avg Weighted GPA

Applications Due May 15

3 miles from Chicago

VanderCook College of Music
V
Chicago, IL
 
VanderCook College of Music

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 313enrollment
  • $25,764net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • 890-1160SAT range
  • 15-20ACT range
  • 3.1Avg GPA

3 miles from Chicago

American Academy of Art
A
Chicago, IL
 
American Academy of Art

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 169enrollment
  • $28,630net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

4 miles from Chicago

School of the Art Institute of Chicago
S
Chicago, IL
School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#13 Best Private Colleges in Illinois

  • 3,132enrollment
  • $51,606net price
  • 78%acceptance rate
  • 1048-1260SAT range
  • 22-25ACT range
  • 3.6Avg GPA

Applications Due Jun 1

4 miles from Chicago

Robert Morris University Illinois
R
Chicago, IL
Robert Morris University Illinois

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,934enrollment
  • -net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 2.73Avg GPA

4 miles from Chicago

Roosevelt University
R
Chicago, IL
Roosevelt University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#19 Best Private Colleges in Illinois

  • 4,680enrollment
  • $22,856net price
  • 77%acceptance rate
  • 900-1130SAT range
  • 18-26ACT range
  • 3.14Avg GPA

Applications Due Jul 1

4 miles from Chicago

University of Chicago
C
Chicago, IL
University of Chicago

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

#6 Best Colleges in America

  • 17,834enrollment
  • $36,584net price
  • 7%acceptance rate
  • 1500-1570SAT range
  • 34-35ACT range
  • 4.2Avg Weighted GPA

Applications Due Jan 1

5 miles from Chicago

City Colleges of Chicago Kennedy King College
C
Chicago, IL
 
City Colleges of Chicago Kennedy King College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,878enrollment
  • $4,955net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Jul 1

4 miles from Chicago

City Colleges of Chicago Harold Washington College
C
Chicago, IL
City Colleges of Chicago Harold Washington College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 6,479enrollment
  • $2,743net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Aug 15

4 miles from Chicago

Columbia College Chicago
C
Chicago, IL
Columbia College Chicago

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 6,769enrollment
  • $28,568net price
  • 90%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.42Avg GPA

Applications Due May 1

4 miles from Chicago

East West University
E
Chicago, IL
 
East West University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 419enrollment
  • $18,306net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 2.67Avg GPA

4 miles from Chicago

Kendall College
K
Chicago, IL
 
Kendall College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,027enrollment
  • $30,324net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 2.93Avg GPA

5 miles from Chicago

MacCormac College
M
Chicago, IL
 
MacCormac College

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 276enrollment
  • $18,207net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.0Avg GPA

4 miles from Chicago

Moody Bible Institute
M
Chicago, IL
Moody Bible Institute

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 2,870enrollment
  • $18,790net price
  • 98%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Mar 1

5 miles from Chicago

Morton College
M
Cicero, IL
 
Morton College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 3,618enrollment
  • $6,579net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

4 miles from Chicago

National Louis University
N
Chicago, IL
National Louis University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 7,402enrollment
  • $14,769net price
  • 97%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 2.8Avg GPA

4 miles from Chicago

FAQ's

The closest community college is City Colleges of Chicago Malcolm X College and is 2.8 miles from Chicago. Explore the complete list of nearby community college options.

Tuition and fees at City Colleges of Chicago Malcolm X College are $4,380 for local residents for one academic year. Explore full costs to attend.

City Colleges of Chicago Malcolm X 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.