Colleges Near Columbus

Colleges and universities near me in the Columbus, Kentucky area

There are 29 colleges within 100 miles of Columbus enrolling a total of 101,342 students.

Located in Kentucky with a population of 170, the closest colleges are ranked below by distance from Columbus. The nearest college is Mid Continent University in Mayfield at a distance of 25.4 miles from Columbus. Driving time to these schools from Columbus should be less than 2 hours. The top rated college in the area is Union University in Jackson, Tennessee. The largest college in the area is Southern Illinois University Carbondale enrolling 12,817 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 Columbus.


29 results

Mid Continent University
M
Mayfield, Kentucky
 
Mid Continent University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 2,474enrollment
  • $27,622net price
  • 87%acceptance rate
  • 830-1080SAT range
  • 15-24ACT range
  • 3.13*Avg GPA

25 miles from Columbus

West Kentucky Community and Technical College
W
Paducah, KY
 
West Kentucky Community and Technical College

Public 2 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 6,193enrollment
  • $7,174net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

32 miles from Columbus

The University of Tennessee Martin
T
Martin, TN
 
The University of Tennessee Martin

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#4 Best Public Universities in Tennessee

  • 7,048enrollment
  • $11,673net price
  • 64%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • 21-26ACT range
  • 3.44Avg GPA

32 miles from Columbus

Daymar College Paducah Main
D
Paducah, Kentucky
 
Daymar College Paducah Main

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 47enrollment
  • $25,059net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

34 miles from Columbus

Shawnee Community College
S
Ullin, IL
 
Shawnee Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,125enrollment
  • $9,382net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

35 miles from Columbus

Murray State University
M
Murray, KY
Murray State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#3 Best Public Universities in Kentucky

  • 9,454enrollment
  • $11,512net price
  • 82%acceptance rate
  • 1035-1250SAT range
  • 21-28ACT range
  • 3.39Avg GPA

44 miles from Columbus

Southeast Missouri State University
S
Cape Girardeau, MO
Southeast Missouri State University

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 11,071enrollment
  • $12,350net price
  • 86%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.3Avg GPA

45 miles from Columbus

Southeast Missouri Hospital College of Nursing and Health Sciences
S
Cape Girardeau, MO
 
Southeast Missouri Hospital College of Nursing and Health Sciences

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 175enrollment
  • $22,395net price
  • 50%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • 21-23ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

45 miles from Columbus

Metro Business College Cape Girardeau
M
Cape Girardeau, MO
 
Metro Business College Cape Girardeau

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 45enrollment
  • -net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

47 miles from Columbus

Dyersburg State Community College
D
Dyersburg, TN
 
Dyersburg State Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 2,977enrollment
  • $6,574net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

52 miles from Columbus

Bethel University
B
McKenzie, TN
 
Bethel University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#20 Best Private Colleges in Tennessee

  • 5,407enrollment
  • $15,649net price
  • 90%acceptance rate
  • 945-1103SAT range
  • 16-20ACT range
  • 2.9Avg GPA

54 miles from Columbus

Southern Illinois University Carbondale
S
Carbondale, IL
Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#6 Best Public Universities in Illinois

  • 12,817enrollment
  • $16,299net price
  • 66%acceptance rate
  • 1030-1250SAT range
  • 21-28ACT range
  • 2.86Avg GPA

67 miles from Columbus

John A Logan College
J
Carterville, IL
 
John A Logan College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 4,040enrollment
  • $6,434net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

68 miles from Columbus

Three Rivers Community College
T
Poplar Bluff, MO
 
Three Rivers Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 3,076enrollment
  • $8,549net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

74 miles from Columbus

Arkansas Northeastern College
A
Blytheville, AR
 
Arkansas Northeastern College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,422enrollment
  • $5,079net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

75 miles from Columbus

Union University
U
Jackson, TN
Union University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#4 Best Private Colleges in Tennessee

  • 3,247enrollment
  • $31,980net price
  • 53%acceptance rate
  • 1060-1280SAT range
  • 22-30ACT range
  • 3.67Avg GPA

76 miles from Columbus

Southeastern Illinois College
S
Harrisburg, IL
 
Southeastern Illinois College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,650enrollment
  • $7,407net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

78 miles from Columbus

Jackson State Community College
J
Jackson, TN
 
Jackson State Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 4,862enrollment
  • $8,209net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

79 miles from Columbus

FAQ's

The closest community college is West Kentucky Community and Technical College and is 31.8 miles from Columbus. Explore the complete list of nearby community college options.

Tuition and fees at West Kentucky Community and Technical College are $4,368 for local residents for one academic year. Explore full costs to attend.

West Kentucky Community and Technical 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.