Colleges Near Gainesville

Colleges and universities near me in the Gainesville, Georgia area

There 40 colleges within 50 miles enrolling a total of 261,360 students.

Located in Georgia with a population of 33,804, the closest colleges are ranked below by distance from Gainesville. Driving time to these schools from Gainesville should be less than 1 hours. The top rated college in the area is Emory University in Atlanta. The largest college in the area is University of Georgia enrolling 38,652 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 Gainesville.


40 results

Brenau University
B
Gainesville, GA
 
Brenau University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#10 Best Private Colleges in Georgia

  • 2,842enrollment
  • $21,438net price
  • 58%acceptance rate
  • 920-1140SAT range
  • 17-23ACT range
  • 3.15*Avg GPA

1 miles from Gainesville

Gainesville State College
G
Oakwood, Georgia
 
Gainesville State College

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 8,568enrollment
  • -net price
  • 99%acceptance rate
  • 930-1160SAT range
  • 17-23ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

4 miles from Gainesville

Lanier Technical College
L
Oakwood, GA
Lanier Technical College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 4,051enrollment
  • $3,517net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

4 miles from Gainesville

North Georgia College & State University
N
Dahlonega, Georgia
North Georgia College & State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 6,062enrollment
  • -net price
  • 56%acceptance rate
  • 1090-1270SAT range
  • 21-26ACT range
  • 3.2Avg GPA

19 miles from Gainesville

Truett McConnell College
T
Cleveland, GA
 
Truett McConnell College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#17 Best Private Colleges in Georgia

  • 3,001enrollment
  • $17,644net price
  • 94%acceptance rate
  • 930-1150SAT range
  • 17-24ACT range
  • 3.24Avg GPA

22 miles from Gainesville

Georgia Gwinnett College
G
Lawrenceville, GA
Georgia Gwinnett College

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

 

  • 12,508enrollment
  • $11,489net price
  • 94%acceptance rate
  • 910-1100SAT range
  • 16-21ACT range
  • 2.7Avg GPA

24 miles from Gainesville

Piedmont College
P
Demorest, GA
Piedmont College

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

#6 Best Private Colleges in Georgia

  • 2,449enrollment
  • $19,715net price
  • 54%acceptance rate
  • 960-1160SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
  • 3.4Avg GPA

25 miles from Gainesville

Gwinnett Technical College
G
Lawrenceville, GA
Gwinnett Technical College

Public 2 Year

3 reviews

 

  • 9,124enrollment
  • $10,537net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

26 miles from Gainesville

North Georgia Technical College
N
Clarkesville, GA
 
North Georgia Technical College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 2,612enrollment
  • $3,644net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

30 miles from Gainesville

Gwinnett College Lilburn
G
Lilburn, GA
 
Gwinnett College Lilburn

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 93enrollment
  • $23,374net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

32 miles from Gainesville

Georgia Christian University
G
Lilburn, GA
 
Georgia Christian University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 55enrollment
  • $23,418net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

32 miles from Gainesville

Toccoa Falls College
T
Toccoa Falls, GA
Toccoa Falls College

Private 4 Year

4 reviews

#14 Best Private Colleges in Georgia

  • 1,656enrollment
  • $22,309net price
  • 60%acceptance rate
  • 920-1150SAT range
  • 16-22ACT range
  • 3.37Avg GPA

34 miles from Gainesville

University of Georgia
G
Athens, GA
University of Georgia

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#3 Best Colleges in Georgia

  • 38,652enrollment
  • $15,961net price
  • 45%acceptance rate
  • 1240-1420SAT range
  • 27-32ACT range
  • 3.86Avg GPA

35 miles from Gainesville

Athens Technical College
A
Athens, GA
 
Athens Technical College

Public 2 Year

2 reviews

 

  • 4,567enrollment
  • $5,782net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

35 miles from Gainesville

University of Phoenix Atlanta Campus
P
Sandy Springs, Georgia
 
University of Phoenix Atlanta Campus

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,648enrollment
  • $17,518net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

36 miles from Gainesville

Interactive College of Technology Chamblee
I
Chamblee, GA
 
Interactive College of Technology Chamblee

Private 2 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 419enrollment
  • $14,004net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

39 miles from Gainesville

Emmanuel College
E
Franklin Springs, GA
 
Emmanuel College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 920enrollment
  • $18,268net price
  • 46%acceptance rate
  • 920-1120SAT range
  • 16-22ACT range
  • 3.22Avg GPA

39 miles from Gainesville

Brown Mackie College Atlanta
B
Atlanta, GA
 
Brown Mackie College Atlanta

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 220enrollment
  • -net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

39 miles from Gainesville

FAQ's

The closest community college is Lanier Technical College and is 4.2 miles from Gainesville. Explore the complete list of nearby community college options.

Tuition and fees at Lanier Technical College are $3,666 for local residents for one academic year. Explore full costs to attend.

Lanier Technical 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.