Colleges Near Charlottesville

Colleges and universities near me in the Charlottesville, Virginia area

There are 2 colleges in Charlottesville and 67 colleges within 100 miles enrolling a total of 492,681 students.

Located in Virginia with a population of 43,475, the closest colleges are ranked below by distance from Charlottesville. Driving time to these schools from Charlottesville should be less than 2 hours. The top rated college in the area is Georgetown University in Washington, District Of Columbia. The largest college in the area is Liberty University enrolling 93,349 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 Charlottesville.


67 results

University of Virginia Main Campus
V
Charlottesville, VA
University of Virginia Main Campus

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#5 Best Public Universities in America

  • 25,628enrollment
  • $19,043net price
  • 23%acceptance rate
  • 1320-1510SAT range
  • 30-34ACT range
  • 4.31Avg Weighted GPA

Applications Due Jan 1

1 miles from Charlottesville

Piedmont Virginia Community College
P
Charlottesville, VA
 
Piedmont Virginia Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 4,864enrollment
  • $6,700net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

2 miles from Charlottesville

Blue Ridge Community College
B
Weyers Cave, VA
 
Blue Ridge Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 3,462enrollment
  • $9,942net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

30 miles from Charlottesville

Mary Baldwin College
M
Staunton, VA
Mary Baldwin College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#13 Best Private Colleges in Virginia

  • 2,110enrollment
  • $18,741net price
  • 87%acceptance rate
  • 940-1120SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
  • 3.57Avg GPA

33 miles from Charlottesville

Bridgewater College
B
Bridgewater, VA
Bridgewater College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#10 Best Private Colleges in Virginia

  • 1,597enrollment
  • $20,318net price
  • 76%acceptance rate
  • 980-1170SAT range
  • 17-27ACT range
  • 3.56Avg Weighted GPA

Applications Due Jun 1

35 miles from Charlottesville

James Madison University
J
Harrisonburg, VA
James Madison University

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

#6 Best Public Universities in Virginia

  • 21,594enrollment
  • $18,592net price
  • 80%acceptance rate
  • 1120-1280SAT range
  • 23-28ACT range
  • 3.57Estimated Avg GPA

35 miles from Charlottesville

Eastern Mennonite University
E
Harrisonburg, VA
Eastern Mennonite University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#3 Best Private Colleges in Virginia

  • 1,394enrollment
  • $22,766net price
  • 72%acceptance rate
  • 980-1230SAT range
  • 22-30ACT range
  • 3.6Avg GPA

Applications Due Jun 1

37 miles from Charlottesville

Germanna Community College
G
Locust Grove, VA
Germanna Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 7,679enrollment
  • $6,716net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

45 miles from Charlottesville

Sweet Briar College
S
Sweet Briar, VA
 
Sweet Briar College

Private 4 Year

5 reviews

 

  • 362enrollment
  • $26,554net price
  • 76%acceptance rate
  • 980-1210SAT range
  • 20-25ACT range
  • 3.49Avg GPA

Applications Due Feb 1

46 miles from Charlottesville

Longwood University
L
Farmville, VA
Longwood University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#11 Best Public Universities in Virginia

  • 4,841enrollment
  • $21,446net price
  • 87%acceptance rate
  • 960-1140SAT range
  • 18-23ACT range
  • 3.52Avg GPA

Applications Due Mar 1

51 miles from Charlottesville

Southern Virginia University
S
Buena Vista, VA
Southern Virginia University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#14 Best Private Colleges in Virginia

  • 1,140enrollment
  • $22,496net price
  • 99%acceptance rate
  • 1137-1331SAT range
  • 21-27ACT range
  • 3.19Avg GPA

51 miles from Charlottesville

Hampden Sydney College
H
Hampden-Sydney, VA
Hampden Sydney College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 881enrollment
  • $33,331net price
  • 47%acceptance rate
  • 1040-1220SAT range
  • 20-28ACT range
  • 3.44Avg GPA

Applications Due Mar 1

55 miles from Charlottesville

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

56 miles from Charlottesville

Washington and Lee University
W
Lexington, VA
Washington and Lee University

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

#1 Best Private Colleges in Virginia

  • 2,183enrollment
  • $27,148net price
  • 25%acceptance rate
  • 1350-1500SAT range
  • 32-34ACT range
  • 3.87Estimated Avg GPA

55 miles from Charlottesville

Virginia University of Lynchburg
V
HBCU
Lynchburg, VA
 
Virginia University of Lynchburg

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 244enrollment
  • $17,878net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 2.1Avg GPA

57 miles from Charlottesville

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

58 miles from Charlottesville

University of Mary Washington
M
Fredericksburg, VA
University of Mary Washington

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#7 Best Public Universities in Virginia

  • 4,293enrollment
  • $22,569net price
  • 75%acceptance rate
  • 1090-1270SAT range
  • 23-30ACT range
  • 3.64Avg Weighted GPA

Applications Due Feb 1

58 miles from Charlottesville

Randolph Macon College
R
Ashland, VA
Randolph Macon College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#5 Best Private Colleges in Virginia

  • 1,554enrollment
  • $26,061net price
  • 71%acceptance rate
  • 1030-1218SAT range
  • 21-28ACT range
  • 3.7Avg GPA

Applications Due Mar 1

59 miles from Charlottesville

FAQ's

The closest community college is Piedmont Virginia Community College and is 2.1 miles from Charlottesville. Explore the complete list of nearby community college options.

Tuition and fees at Piedmont Virginia Community College are $4,790 for local residents for one academic year. Explore full costs to attend.

Piedmont Virginia 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.