Colleges and universities near me in the Columbia, Illinois area
There are 35 colleges within 50 miles of Columbia enrolling a total of 157,607 students.
Located in Illinois with a population of 9,707, the closest colleges are ranked below by distance from Columbia. The nearest college is Metro Business College Arnold in Arnold at a distance of 8.2 miles from Columbia. Driving time to these schools from Columbia should be less than 1 hours. The top rated college in the area is Washington University in St Louis in Saint Louis, Missouri. The largest college in the area is Saint Louis Community College enrolling 18,157 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 Columbia.