Colleges Near Galena

Colleges and universities near me in the Galena, Illinois area

There are 47 colleges within 100 miles of Galena enrolling a total of 259,073 students.

Located in Illinois with a population of 3,429, the closest colleges are ranked below by distance from Galena. The nearest college is Clarke University in Dubuque at a distance of 14.6 miles from Galena. Driving time to these schools from Galena should be less than 2 hours. The top rated college in the area is University of Wisconsin Madison in Madison, Wisconsin. The largest college in the area is University of Wisconsin Madison enrolling 43,463 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 Galena.


47 results

Clarke University
C
Dubuque, IA
 
Clarke University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#12 Best Private Colleges in Iowa

  • 1,004enrollment
  • $34,424net price
  • 94%acceptance rate
  • 940-1120SAT range
  • 18-23ACT range
  • 3.52Avg GPA

15 miles from Galena

University of Dubuque
D
Dubuque, IA
 
University of Dubuque

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#19 Best Private Colleges in Iowa

  • 2,385enrollment
  • $26,193net price
  • 73%acceptance rate
  • 840-1080SAT range
  • 17-22ACT range
  • 3.0Avg GPA

14 miles from Galena

Loras College
L
Dubuque, IA
Loras College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#17 Best Private Colleges in Iowa

  • 1,489enrollment
  • $21,751net price
  • 75%acceptance rate
  • 965-1145SAT range
  • 20-25ACT range
  • 3.42Avg GPA

14 miles from Galena

Emmaus Bible College
E
Dubuque, IA
 
Emmaus Bible College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 238enrollment
  • $15,966net price
  • 94%acceptance rate
  • 910-1300SAT range
  • 18-27ACT range
  • 3.28Avg GPA

15 miles from Galena

University of Wisconsin Platteville
W
Platteville, WI
University of Wisconsin Platteville

Public 4 Year

4 reviews

#4 Best Public Universities in Wisconsin

  • 8,955enrollment
  • $14,611net price
  • 85%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
  • 3.39*Avg GPA

22 miles from Galena

Divine Word College
D
Epworth, IA
 
Divine Word College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 57enrollment
  • $1,585net price
  • 63%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

26 miles from Galena

Highland Community College
H
Freeport, IL
 
Highland Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,596enrollment
  • $6,655net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

40 miles from Galena

Southwest Wisconsin Technical College
S
Fennimore, WI
 
Southwest Wisconsin Technical College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 2,009enrollment
  • $9,629net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

40 miles from Galena

Morrison Institute of Technology
M
Morrison, IL
 
Morrison Institute of Technology

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 116enrollment
  • $17,888net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

49 miles from Galena

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

60 miles from Galena

Hamilton Technical College
H
Davenport, IA
 
Hamilton Technical College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 134enrollment
  • $20,036net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

59 miles from Galena

Purdue Global Davenport Campus
P
Davenport, IA
 
Purdue Global Davenport Campus

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 30,512enrollment
  • -net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

60 miles from Galena

Cornell College
C
Mount Vernon, IA
Cornell College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#5 Best Private Colleges in Iowa

  • 1,028enrollment
  • $28,566net price
  • 62%acceptance rate
  • 1100-1345SAT range
  • 23-29ACT range
  • 3.53Avg GPA

61 miles from Galena

Brown Mackie College Quad Cities
B
Bettendorf, IA
 
Brown Mackie College Quad Cities

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 76enrollment
  • $19,330net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

61 miles from Galena

Eastern Iowa Community College District
E
Davenport, IA
 
Eastern Iowa Community College District

Public 2 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 7,771enrollment
  • $9,996net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

63 miles from Galena

Palmer College of Chiropractic Davenport
P
Davenport, IA
 
Palmer College of Chiropractic Davenport

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 2,179enrollment
  • -net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

62 miles from Galena

Saint Ambrose University
S
Davenport, IA
Saint Ambrose University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#4 Best Private Colleges in Iowa

  • 3,045enrollment
  • $26,561net price
  • 77%acceptance rate
  • 1070-1270SAT range
  • 20-25ACT range
  • 3.28Avg GPA

61 miles from Galena

Augustana College
A
Rock Island, IL
 
Augustana College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 2,543enrollment
  • $24,706net price
  • 57%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.16Avg GPA

64 miles from Galena

FAQ's

The closest community college is Highland Community College and is 39.8 miles from Galena. Explore the complete list of nearby community college options.

Tuition and fees at Highland Community College are $4,302 for local residents for one academic year. Explore full costs to attend.

Highland 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.