Colleges Near Springfield

Colleges and universities near me in the Springfield, Illinois area

There are 2 colleges in Springfield and 64 colleges within 100 miles enrolling a total of 280,213 students.

Located in Illinois with a population of 116,250, the closest colleges are ranked below by distance from Springfield. Driving time to these schools from Springfield should be less than 2 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 University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign enrolling 52,679 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 Springfield.


64 results

Lincoln Land Community College
L
Springfield, IL
 
Lincoln Land Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 4,977enrollment
  • $5,495net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

4 miles from Springfield

University of Illinois at Springfield
I
Springfield, IL
University of Illinois at Springfield

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#3 Best Public Universities in Illinois

  • 4,146enrollment
  • $11,628net price
  • 77%acceptance rate
  • 980-1190SAT range
  • 19-27ACT range
  • 3.42Estimated Avg GPA

4 miles from Springfield

MacMurray College
M
Jacksonville, IL
MacMurray College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 548enrollment
  • -net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.19Estimated Avg GPA

29 miles from Springfield

Illinois College
I
Jacksonville, IL
Illinois College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,154enrollment
  • $17,544net price
  • 75%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.57Avg GPA

31 miles from Springfield

Lincoln Christian University
L
Lincoln, IL
 
Lincoln Christian University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 581enrollment
  • $19,561net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.4Avg GPA

32 miles from Springfield

Lincoln College
L
Lincoln, IL
Lincoln College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 994enrollment
  • $17,246net price
  • 70%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 2.55Avg GPA

32 miles from Springfield

Blackburn College
B
Carlinville, IL
Blackburn College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 516enrollment
  • $15,603net price
  • 55%acceptance rate
  • 890-1078SAT range
  • 17-23ACT range
  • 3.35Avg GPA

35 miles from Springfield

Millikin University
M
Decatur, IL
Millikin University

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

#15 Best Private Colleges in Illinois

  • 1,982enrollment
  • $19,948net price
  • 71%acceptance rate
  • 940-1160SAT range
  • 20-27ACT range
  • 3.49Avg GPA

37 miles from Springfield

Richland Community College
R
Decatur, IL
 
Richland Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 2,235enrollment
  • $6,067net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 2.15Avg GPA

42 miles from Springfield

Spoon River College
S
Canton, IL
Spoon River College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,239enrollment
  • $6,121net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

57 miles from Springfield

Greenville College
G
Greenville, IL
Greenville College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 994enrollment
  • $21,366net price
  • 59%acceptance rate
  • 880-1100SAT range
  • 17-23ACT range
  • 3.25Avg Weighted GPA

62 miles from Springfield

Illinois Wesleyan University
I
Bloomington, IL
Illinois Wesleyan University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#4 Best Private Colleges in Illinois

  • 1,636enrollment
  • $32,545net price
  • 57%acceptance rate
  • 1100-1300SAT range
  • 24-29ACT range
  • 3.8Avg GPA

62 miles from Springfield

Illinois State University
I
Normal, IL
Illinois State University

Public 4 Year

4 reviews

#6 Best Public Universities in Illinois

  • 20,720enrollment
  • $20,933net price
  • 81%acceptance rate
  • 1020-1220SAT range
  • 21-26ACT range
  • 3.48Avg GPA

63 miles from Springfield

Lewis and Clark Community College
L
Godfrey, IL
 
Lewis and Clark Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 4,683enrollment
  • $4,755net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

63 miles from Springfield

Heartland Community College
H
Normal, IL
 
Heartland Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 4,485enrollment
  • $9,184net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

63 miles from Springfield

Bradley University
B
Peoria, IL
Bradley University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#7 Best Private Colleges in Illinois

  • 5,855enrollment
  • $25,850net price
  • 73%acceptance rate
  • 1080-1280SAT range
  • 22-28ACT range
  • 3.82Avg GPA

65 miles from Springfield

Illinois Central College
I
East Peoria, IL
Illinois Central College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 7,813enrollment
  • $9,637net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

66 miles from Springfield

Methodist College of Nursing
M
Peoria, IL
 
Methodist College of Nursing

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 595enrollment
  • $25,955net price
  • 88%acceptance rate
  • 870-1130SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 2.95Avg GPA

65 miles from Springfield

FAQ's

The closest community college is Lincoln Land Community College and is 4.3 miles from Springfield. Explore the complete list of nearby community college options.

Tuition and fees at Lincoln Land Community College are $3,456 for local residents for one academic year. Explore full costs to attend.

Lincoln Land 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.