Colleges Near Elgin

Colleges and universities near me in the Elgin, Illinois area

There are 2 colleges in Elgin and 78 colleges within 50 miles enrolling a total of 480,521 students.

Located in Illinois with a population of 108,188, the closest colleges are ranked below by distance from Elgin. Driving time to these schools from Elgin should be less than 1 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 Chicago enrolling 33,518 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 Elgin.


78 results

Elgin Community College
E
Elgin, IL
Elgin Community College

Public 2 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 7,882enrollment
  • $4,159net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

1 miles from Elgin

Judson University
J
Elgin, IL
Judson University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#24 Best Private Colleges in Illinois

  • 1,173enrollment
  • $16,039net price
  • 57%acceptance rate
  • 870-1130SAT range
  • 17-23ACT range
  • 3.1Avg GPA

2 miles from Elgin

American InterContinental University Online
A
Hoffman Estates, IL
American InterContinental University Online

Private 4 Year

7 reviews

 

  • 15,415enrollment
  • $13,278net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

6 miles from Elgin

Harper College
H
Palatine, IL
Harper College

Public 2 Year

2 reviews

 

  • 12,199enrollment
  • $8,874net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 2.96Avg GPA

13 miles from Elgin

The Illinois Institute of Art Schaumburg
I
Schaumburg, IL
 
The Illinois Institute of Art Schaumburg

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 383enrollment
  • $16,922net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

14 miles from Elgin

McHenry County College
M
Crystal Lake, IL
 
McHenry County College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 7,814enrollment
  • $6,768net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 2.25Avg GPA

15 miles from Elgin

University of Phoenix Chicago Campus
P
Schaumburg, IL
 
University of Phoenix Chicago Campus

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 2enrollment
  • -net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

14 miles from Elgin

Wheaton College
W
Wheaton, IL
Wheaton College

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

#4 Best Private Colleges in Illinois

  • 2,908enrollment
  • $27,474net price
  • 87%acceptance rate
  • 1210-1450SAT range
  • 26-32ACT range
  • 3.81Avg GPA

16 miles from Elgin

Chamberlain College of Nursing Illinois
C
Addison, IL
Chamberlain College of Nursing Illinois

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 29,481enrollment
  • $26,412net price
  • 92%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

16 miles from Elgin

Waubonsee Community College
W
Sugar Grove, IL
 
Waubonsee Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 7,564enrollment
  • $4,059net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

18 miles from Elgin

Aurora University
A
Aurora, IL
 
Aurora University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#28 Best Private Colleges in Illinois

  • 6,265enrollment
  • $17,563net price
  • 84%acceptance rate
  • 980-1140SAT range
  • 19-23ACT range
  • 3.46Avg GPA

20 miles from Elgin

College of DuPage
D
Glen Ellyn, IL
College of DuPage

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 21,010enrollment
  • $7,036net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

19 miles from Elgin

North Central College
N
Naperville, IL
North Central College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#9 Best Private Colleges in Illinois

  • 2,832enrollment
  • $26,053net price
  • 53%acceptance rate
  • 1050-1230SAT range
  • 21-28ACT range
  • 3.69Avg GPA

20 miles from Elgin

Christian Life College
C
Mount Prospect, IL
 
Christian Life College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 70enrollment
  • -net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

20 miles from Elgin

Elmhurst College
E
Elmhurst, IL
Elmhurst College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#11 Best Private Colleges in Illinois

  • 3,421enrollment
  • $21,776net price
  • 66%acceptance rate
  • 980-1170SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
  • 3.59Avg GPA

22 miles from Elgin

Benedictine University
B
Lisle, IL
Benedictine University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#18 Best Private Colleges in Illinois

  • 3,779enrollment
  • $27,061net price
  • 61%acceptance rate
  • 980-1160SAT range
  • 19-26ACT range
  • 3.2Avg GPA

22 miles from Elgin

Oakton Community College
O
Des Plaines, IL
 
Oakton Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 7,313enrollment
  • $6,559net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

23 miles from Elgin

Northern Illinois University
N
Dekalb, IL
Northern Illinois University

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

 

  • 16,769enrollment
  • $14,397net price
  • 59%acceptance rate
  • 940-1170SAT range
  • 19-25ACT range
  • 3.3Avg GPA

24 miles from Elgin

FAQ's

The closest community college is Elgin Community College and is 1.5 miles from Elgin. Explore the complete list of nearby community college options.

Tuition and fees at Elgin Community College are $3,180 for local residents for one academic year. Explore full costs to attend.

Elgin 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.