Colleges Near Peoria

Colleges and universities near me in the Peoria, Illinois area

There are 3 colleges in Peoria and 45 colleges within 100 miles enrolling a total of 244,291 students.

Located in Illinois with a population of 115,007, the closest colleges are ranked below by distance from Peoria. Driving time to these schools from Peoria should be less than 2 hours. The top rated college in the area is University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign in Champaign. The largest college in the area is University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign enrolling 52,679 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 Peoria.


45 results

Bradley University
B
Peoria, IL
Bradley University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#7 Best Private Colleges in Illinois

  • 5,855enrollment
  • $25,850net price
  • 73%acceptance rate
  • 1080-1280SAT range
  • 22-28ACT range
  • 3.82Avg GPA

4 miles from Peoria

Methodist College of Nursing
M
Peoria, IL
 
Methodist College of Nursing

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 595enrollment
  • $25,955net price
  • 88%acceptance rate
  • 870-1130SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 2.95Avg GPA

4 miles from Peoria

Midstate College
M
Peoria, IL
 
Midstate College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 226enrollment
  • -net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

4 miles from Peoria

Illinois Central College
I
East Peoria, IL
Illinois Central College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 7,813enrollment
  • $9,637net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

6 miles from Peoria

Eureka College
E
Eureka, IL
Eureka College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 511enrollment
  • $22,153net price
  • 61%acceptance rate
  • 940-1110SAT range
  • 16-23ACT range
  • 3.19Avg GPA

18 miles from Peoria

Spoon River College
S
Canton, IL
Spoon River College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,239enrollment
  • $6,121net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

28 miles from Peoria

Heartland Community College
H
Normal, IL
 
Heartland Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 4,485enrollment
  • $9,184net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

35 miles from Peoria

Illinois Wesleyan University
I
Bloomington, IL
Illinois Wesleyan University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#3 Best Private Colleges in Illinois

  • 1,636enrollment
  • $32,545net price
  • 57%acceptance rate
  • 1100-1300SAT range
  • 24-29ACT range
  • 3.8Avg GPA

37 miles from Peoria

Illinois State University
I
Normal, IL
Illinois State University

Public 4 Year

4 reviews

#6 Best Public Universities in Illinois

  • 20,720enrollment
  • $20,933net price
  • 81%acceptance rate
  • 1020-1220SAT range
  • 21-26ACT range
  • 3.48Avg GPA

37 miles from Peoria

Knox College
K
Galesburg, IL
Knox College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#8 Best Private Colleges in Illinois

  • 1,154enrollment
  • $23,266net price
  • 71%acceptance rate
  • 1080-1320SAT range
  • 22-31ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

41 miles from Peoria

Carl Sandburg College
C
Galesburg, IL
 
Carl Sandburg College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,755enrollment
  • $4,030net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

44 miles from Peoria

Lincoln Christian University
L
Lincoln, IL
 
Lincoln Christian University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 581enrollment
  • $19,561net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.4Avg GPA

44 miles from Peoria

Lincoln College
L
Lincoln, IL
Lincoln College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 994enrollment
  • $17,246net price
  • 70%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 2.55Avg GPA

43 miles from Peoria

Illinois Valley Community College
I
Oglesby, IL
Illinois Valley Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 2,413enrollment
  • $4,863net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

47 miles from Peoria

Monmouth College
M
Monmouth, IL
Monmouth College

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

 

  • 860enrollment
  • $18,685net price
  • 69%acceptance rate
  • 1050-1260SAT range
  • 20-28ACT range
  • 3.3Avg GPA

55 miles from Peoria

Western Illinois University
W
Macomb, IL
Western Illinois University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#7 Best Public Universities in Illinois

  • 7,490enrollment
  • $15,361net price
  • 67%acceptance rate
  • 880-1090SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
  • 3.49Avg GPA

59 miles from Peoria

Black Hawk College
B
Moline, IL
 
Black Hawk College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 3,743enrollment
  • $5,742net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

66 miles from Peoria

Augustana College
A
Rock Island, IL
Augustana College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 2,389enrollment
  • $24,233net price
  • 57%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.36Avg Weighted GPA

71 miles from Peoria

FAQ's

The closest community college is Illinois Central College and is 5.8 miles from Peoria. Explore the complete list of nearby community college options.

Tuition and fees at Illinois Central College are $4,650 for local residents for one academic year. Explore full costs to attend.

Illinois Central 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.