Colleges Near Dayton

Colleges and universities near me in the Dayton, Illinois area

There are 120 colleges within 100 miles of Dayton enrolling a total of 729,217 students.

Located in Illinois with a population of 537, the closest colleges are ranked below by distance from Dayton. The nearest college is Illinois Valley Community College in Oglesby at a distance of 16.7 miles from Dayton. Driving time to these schools from Dayton should be less than 2 hours. The top rated college in the area is University of Chicago in Chicago. 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 Dayton.


120 results

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

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 2,958enrollment
  • $6,209net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

17 miles from Dayton

Joliet Junior College
J
Joliet, IL
Joliet Junior College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 14,726enrollment
  • $4,558net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

33 miles from Dayton

Waubonsee Community College
W
Sugar Grove, IL
 
Waubonsee Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 9,176enrollment
  • $4,615net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

33 miles from Dayton

Aurora University
A
Aurora, IL
 
Aurora University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#29 Best Private Colleges in Illinois

  • 6,005enrollment
  • $17,906net price
  • 87%acceptance rate
  • 965-1130SAT range
  • 18-23ACT range
  • 3.23*Avg GPA

34 miles from Dayton

Kishwaukee College
K
Malta, IL
 
Kishwaukee College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 3,307enrollment
  • $5,652net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

38 miles from Dayton

Northern Illinois University
N
Dekalb, IL
Northern Illinois University

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#4 Best Public Universities in Illinois

  • 17,169enrollment
  • $18,346net price
  • 48%acceptance rate
  • 940-1170SAT range
  • 19-25ACT range
  • 3.15Avg GPA

38 miles from Dayton

University of St Francis
S
Joliet, IL
 
University of St Francis

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#16 Best Private Colleges in Illinois

  • 3,927enrollment
  • $17,687net price
  • 46%acceptance rate
  • 1030-1220SAT range
  • 20-27ACT range
  • 3.43Avg GPA

38 miles from Dayton

Lewis University
L
Romeoville, IL
 
Lewis University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#10 Best Private Colleges in Illinois

  • 6,440enrollment
  • $19,520net price
  • 64%acceptance rate
  • 1010-1200SAT range
  • 21-27ACT range
  • 3.39Avg GPA

40 miles from Dayton

North Central College
N
Naperville, IL
North Central College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#14 Best Private Colleges in Illinois

  • 2,928enrollment
  • $25,536net price
  • 54%acceptance rate
  • 1030-1260SAT range
  • 21-27ACT range
  • 3.59Avg GPA

43 miles from Dayton

Benedictine University
B
Lisle, IL
 
Benedictine University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#23 Best Private Colleges in Illinois

  • 4,940enrollment
  • $25,604net price
  • 42%acceptance rate
  • 990-1163SAT range
  • 19-25ACT range
  • 3.28*Avg GPA

45 miles from Dayton

College of DuPage
D
Glen Ellyn, IL
College of DuPage

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 24,900enrollment
  • $6,388net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

49 miles from Dayton

Elgin Community College
E
Elgin, IL
 
Elgin Community College

Public 2 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 9,567enrollment
  • $4,565net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

50 miles from Dayton

Wheaton College
W
Wheaton, IL
Wheaton College

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

#3 Best Private Colleges in Illinois

  • 2,944enrollment
  • $28,795net price
  • 85%acceptance rate
  • 1220-1440SAT range
  • 26-32ACT range
  • 3.71Avg GPA

49 miles from Dayton

Olivet Nazarene University
O
Bourbonnais, IL
Olivet Nazarene University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#24 Best Private Colleges in Illinois

  • 4,655enrollment
  • $21,043net price
  • 58%acceptance rate
  • 960-1180SAT range
  • 19-26ACT range
  • 3.38*Avg GPA

51 miles from Dayton

Sauk Valley Community College
S
Dixon, IL
 
Sauk Valley Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,628enrollment
  • $7,469net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

51 miles from Dayton

Eureka College
E
Eureka, IL
Eureka College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 567enrollment
  • $21,178net price
  • 62%acceptance rate
  • 920-1160SAT range
  • 17-23ACT range
  • 3.28Avg GPA

53 miles from Dayton

Judson University
J
Elgin, IL
 
Judson University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#18 Best Private Colleges in Illinois

  • 1,256enrollment
  • $18,641net price
  • 39%acceptance rate
  • 880-1100SAT range
  • 19-25ACT range
  • 3.31Avg GPA

53 miles from Dayton

Kankakee Community College
K
Kankakee, IL
 
Kankakee Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 2,822enrollment
  • $6,552net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

53 miles from Dayton

FAQ's

The closest community college is Illinois Valley Community College and is 16.7 miles from Dayton. Explore the complete list of nearby community college options.

Tuition and fees at Illinois Valley Community College are $4,000 for local residents for one academic year. Explore full costs to attend.

Illinois Valley 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.