Colleges Near Charleston

Colleges and universities near me in the Charleston, Illinois area

There 35 colleges within 100 miles enrolling a total of 273,009 students.

Located in Illinois with a population of 21,838, the closest colleges are ranked below by distance from Charleston. Driving time to these schools from Charleston should be less than 2 hours. The top rated college in the area is DePauw University in Greencastle, Indiana. The largest college in the area is University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign enrolling 49,702 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 Charleston.


35 results

Eastern Illinois University
E
Charleston, IL
Eastern Illinois University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#8 Best Public Universities in Illinois

  • 7,526enrollment
  • $14,146net price
  • 53%acceptance rate
  • 940-1130SAT range
  • 18-23ACT range
  • 3.33Avg GPA

0 miles from Charleston

Lake Land College
L
Mattoon, IL
 
Lake Land College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 4,583enrollment
  • $4,846net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

11 miles from Charleston

Saint Mary of the Woods College
S
Saint Mary of the Woods, IN
 
Saint Mary of the Woods College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#15 Best Private Colleges in Indiana

  • 1,035enrollment
  • $17,088net price
  • 67%acceptance rate
  • 930-1120SAT range
  • 17-23ACT range
  • 3.16Avg GPA

38 miles from Charleston

Indiana State University
I
Terre Haute, IN
Indiana State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 13,044enrollment
  • $12,996net price
  • 90%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.06Avg GPA

41 miles from Charleston

Illinois Eastern Community Colleges Lincoln Trail College
I
Robinson, IL
 
Illinois Eastern Community Colleges Lincoln Trail College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 892enrollment
  • $6,813net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

41 miles from Charleston

University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
I
Champaign, IL
University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

#23 Best Public Universities in America

  • 49,702enrollment
  • $14,660net price
  • 59%acceptance rate
  • 1210-1470SAT range
  • 26-32ACT range
  • 3.79*Avg GPA

43 miles from Charleston

Ivy Tech Community College Wabash Valley
I
Terre Haute, Indiana
 
Ivy Tech Community College Wabash Valley

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 6,132enrollment
  • -net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

43 miles from Charleston

Parkland College
P
Champaign, IL
 
Parkland College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 7,074enrollment
  • $7,797net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

45 miles from Charleston

Harrison College Terre Haute
H
Terre Haute, Indiana
 
Harrison College Terre Haute

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 322enrollment
  • -net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

45 miles from Charleston

Rose Hulman Institute of Technology
R
Terre Haute, IN
Rose Hulman Institute of Technology

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#3 Best Private Colleges in Indiana

  • 2,142enrollment
  • $45,356net price
  • 74%acceptance rate
  • 1248-1460SAT range
  • 27-33ACT range
  • 3.96Avg GPA

46 miles from Charleston

Richland Community College
R
Decatur, IL
 
Richland Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 2,476enrollment
  • $4,872net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

47 miles from Charleston

Millikin University
M
Decatur, IL
Millikin University

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

#17 Best Private Colleges in Illinois

  • 2,094enrollment
  • $22,138net price
  • 71%acceptance rate
  • 950-1200SAT range
  • 19-27ACT range
  • 3.36Avg GPA

49 miles from Charleston

Illinois Eastern Community Colleges Olney Central College
I
Olney, IL
 
Illinois Eastern Community Colleges Olney Central College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,112enrollment
  • $7,205net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

52 miles from Charleston

Danville Area Community College
D
Danville, IL
 
Danville Area Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 2,620enrollment
  • $5,112net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

54 miles from Charleston

Vincennes University
V
Vincennes, IN
 
Vincennes University

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

 

  • 17,481enrollment
  • $10,205net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

65 miles from Charleston

DePauw University
D
Greencastle, IN
DePauw University

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

#2 Best Colleges in Indiana

  • 2,156enrollment
  • $29,557net price
  • 64%acceptance rate
  • 1130-1360SAT range
  • 23-30ACT range
  • 3.75Avg GPA

71 miles from Charleston

Illinois Eastern Community Colleges Wabash Valley College
I
Mount Carmel, IL
 
Illinois Eastern Community Colleges Wabash Valley College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 2,777enrollment
  • $6,726net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

76 miles from Charleston

Greenville College
G
Greenville, IL
 
Greenville College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#25 Best Private Colleges in Illinois

  • 1,132enrollment
  • $21,268net price
  • 56%acceptance rate
  • 950-1180SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
  • 3.38Avg GPA

78 miles from Charleston

FAQ's

The closest community college is Lake Land College and is 11.3 miles from Charleston. Explore the complete list of nearby community college options.

Tuition and fees at Lake Land College are $4,130 for local residents for one academic year. Explore full costs to attend.

Lake Land 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.