Colleges Near Charleston

Colleges and universities near me in the Charleston, South Carolina area

There are 5 colleges in Charleston and 29 colleges within 100 miles enrolling a total of 101,177 students.

Located in South Carolina with a population of 120,083, the closest colleges are ranked below by distance from Charleston. Driving time to these schools from Charleston should be less than 2 hours. The top rated college in the area is Citadel Military College of South Carolina. The largest college in the area is Savannah College of Art and Design enrolling 14,265 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 Charleston.


29 results

Citadel Military College of South Carolina
C
Charleston, SC
Citadel Military College of South Carolina

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#3 Best Value Colleges in South Carolina

  • 3,740enrollment
  • $17,920net price
  • 80%acceptance rate
  • 1030-1210SAT range
  • 21-26ACT range
  • 3.81Avg GPA

Applications Due Jun 1

1 miles from Charleston

College of Charleston
C
Charleston, SC
College of Charleston

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#4 Best Public Universities in South Carolina

  • 10,384enrollment
  • $20,351net price
  • 74%acceptance rate
  • 1070-1240SAT range
  • 21-28ACT range
  • 3.97Avg GPA

Applications Due Apr 1

3 miles from Charleston

Virginia College in Charleston
V
North Charleston, SC
 
Virginia College in Charleston

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 388enrollment
  • $29,047net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

7 miles from Charleston

Trident Technical College
T
Charleston, SC
 
Trident Technical College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 11,650enrollment
  • $2,506net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.5Avg Weighted GPA

Applications Due Aug 6

9 miles from Charleston

Miller Motte Technical College North Charleston
M
Charleston, SC
 
Miller Motte Technical College North Charleston

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 309enrollment
  • $23,530net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

11 miles from Charleston

Charleston Southern University
C
Charleston, SC
Charleston Southern University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#7 Best Private Colleges in South Carolina

  • 3,350enrollment
  • $17,496net price
  • 54%acceptance rate
  • 990-1170SAT range
  • 19-24ACT range
  • 3.24Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Jul 11

13 miles from Charleston

Technical College of the Lowcountry
T
Beaufort, SC
 
Technical College of the Lowcountry

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 2,119enrollment
  • $7,833net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Jun 1

51 miles from Charleston

Williamsburg Technical College
W
Kingstree, SC
 
Williamsburg Technical College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 635enrollment
  • $7,700net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

59 miles from Charleston

Claflin University
C
HBCU
Orangeburg, SC
Claflin University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#12 Best Private Colleges in South Carolina

  • 2,048enrollment
  • $20,806net price
  • 65%acceptance rate
  • 840-1040SAT range
  • 16-18ACT range
  • 3.28Avg GPA

Applications Due May 1

70 miles from Charleston

University of South Carolina Beaufort
S
Bluffton, SC
 
University of South Carolina Beaufort

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#10 Best Public Universities in South Carolina

  • 2,006enrollment
  • $16,748net price
  • 67%acceptance rate
  • 940-1110SAT range
  • 17-22ACT range
  • 3.93Avg GPA

69 miles from Charleston

South Carolina State University
S
HBCU
Orangeburg, SC
South Carolina State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#12 Best Public Universities in South Carolina

  • 2,339enrollment
  • $20,022net price
  • 94%acceptance rate
  • 800-1000SAT range
  • 14-18ACT range
  • 3.25Avg GPA

Applications Due May 30

70 miles from Charleston

Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College
O
Orangeburg, SC
 
Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 2,257enrollment
  • $6,632net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

71 miles from Charleston

Denmark Technical College
D
HBCU
Denmark, SC
 
Denmark Technical College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 491enrollment
  • $11,966net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

76 miles from Charleston

Voorhees College
V
HBCU
Denmark, SC
 
Voorhees College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 368enrollment
  • $16,223net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 2.0Avg GPA

Applications Due May 1

76 miles from Charleston

University of South Carolina Salkehatchie
S
Allendale, SC
 
University of South Carolina Salkehatchie

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 878enrollment
  • $13,349net price
  • 85%acceptance rate
  • 830-1000SAT range
  • 14-18ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

79 miles from Charleston

Morris College
M
HBCU
Sumter, SC
 
Morris College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 395enrollment
  • $16,326net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 2.57Avg GPA

Applications Due Mar 31

81 miles from Charleston

University of South Carolina Sumter
S
Sumter, SC
 
University of South Carolina Sumter

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,387enrollment
  • $9,949net price
  • 72%acceptance rate
  • 895-1120SAT range
  • 16-20ACT range
  • 3.19Avg GPA

81 miles from Charleston

Central Carolina Technical College
C
Sumter, SC
 
Central Carolina Technical College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 2,885enrollment
  • $5,499net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

81 miles from Charleston

FAQ's

The closest community college is Trident Technical College and is 8.5 miles from Charleston. Explore the complete list of nearby community college options.

Tuition and fees at Trident Technical College are $4,648 for local residents for one academic year. Explore full costs to attend.

Trident 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.