There are 101 colleges within 50 miles of Philadelphia. Located in Pennsylvania with a population of 1,526,006, the closest colleges are ranked by distance from Philadelphia. The nearest college is La Salle University at a distance of 2.3 miles from Philadelphia center. This directory is inclusive of nearby two and four year schools, both public and private. If you are looking for more affordable options or not ready for a full four year program, consider local Philadelphia community colleges.


List of Colleges near Philadelphia
College Location Distance from Philadelphia
La Salle University
Enrollment: 5,683 Tuition: $41,100
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 2 miles from Philadelphia center
Temple University
Enrollment: 38,007 Tuition: $15,188
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 2 miles from Philadelphia center
Community College of Philadelphia
Enrollment: 18,966 Tuition: $9,360
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 4 miles from Philadelphia center
Drexel University
Enrollment: 25,595 Tuition: $48,791
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 5 miles from Philadelphia center
Gratz College
Enrollment: 292 Tuition: $16,050
Melrose Park, Pennsylvania 4 miles from Philadelphia center
Hussian School of Art
Enrollment: 73 Tuition: $18,550
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 4 miles from Philadelphia center
Metropolitan Career Center Computer Technology Institute
Enrollment: 52 Tuition: $12,097
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 4 miles from Philadelphia center
Moore College of Art and Design
Enrollment: 439 Tuition: $36,828
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 4 miles from Philadelphia center
Philadelphia University
Enrollment: 3,670 Tuition: $36,670
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 3 miles from Philadelphia center
Jna Institute of Culinary Arts
Enrollment: 43 Tuition: $12,725
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 5 miles from Philadelphia center
Manor College
Enrollment: 696 Tuition: $16,550
Jenkintown, Pennsylvania 6 miles from Philadelphia center
Peirce College
Enrollment: 1,708 Tuition: $14,184
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 5 miles from Philadelphia center
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
Enrollment: 300 Tuition: $34,410
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 4 miles from Philadelphia center
Rutgers University Camden
Enrollment: 6,408 Tuition: $14,000
Camden, New Jersey 4 miles from Philadelphia center
The Art Institute of Philadelphia
Enrollment: 1,536 Tuition: $17,916
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 4 miles from Philadelphia center
University of Pennsylvania
Enrollment: 24,876 Tuition: $49,536
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 5 miles from Philadelphia center
Antonelli Institute
Enrollment: 177 Tuition: $19,830
Erdenheim, Pennsylvania 7 miles from Philadelphia center
Arcadia University
Enrollment: 3,984 Tuition: $39,560
Glenside, Pennsylvania 6 miles from Philadelphia center
Talmudical Yeshiva of Philadelphia
Enrollment: 115 Tuition: $8,750
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 6 miles from Philadelphia center
The Restaurant School at Walnut Hill College
Enrollment: 407 Tuition: $23,550
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 5 miles from Philadelphia center
The University of the Arts
Enrollment: 1,876 Tuition: $39,908
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 5 miles from Philadelphia center
University of the Sciences
Enrollment: 2,664 Tuition: $37,466
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 6 miles from Philadelphia center
Chestnut Hill College
Enrollment: 1,951 Tuition: $33,130
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 7 miles from Philadelphia center
Penn State Abington
Enrollment: 3,966 Tuition: $13,954
Abington, Pennsylvania 8 miles from Philadelphia center
Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary Overbrook
Enrollment: 211 Tuition: $20,050
Wynnewood, Pennsylvania 7 miles from Philadelphia center
Saint Joseph's University
Enrollment: 8,625 Tuition: $42,180
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 6 miles from Philadelphia center
Bryn Athyn College of the New Church
Enrollment: 278 Tuition: $19,353
Bryn Athyn, Pennsylvania 9 miles from Philadelphia center
Bryn Mawr College
Enrollment: 1,692 Tuition: $47,140
Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania 10 miles from Philadelphia center
DeVry University Pennsylvania
Enrollment: Tuition: $15,915
Fort Washington, Pennsylvania 9 miles from Philadelphia center
Harcum College
Enrollment: 1,636 Tuition: $22,060
Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania 10 miles from Philadelphia center
Haverford College
Enrollment: 1,233 Tuition: $49,098
Haverford, Pennsylvania 9 miles from Philadelphia center
Holy Family University
Enrollment: 2,711 Tuition: $29,168
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 8 miles from Philadelphia center
Rosemont College
Enrollment: 887 Tuition: $32,500
Rosemont, Pennsylvania 11 miles from Philadelphia center
ITT Technical Institute Bensalem
Enrollment: 317 Tuition: $18,048
Bensalem, Pennsylvania 12 miles from Philadelphia center
Villanova University
Enrollment: 10,711 Tuition: $47,616
Villanova, Pennsylvania 11 miles from Philadelphia center
Cabrini College
Enrollment: 2,428 Tuition: $29,842
Radnor, Pennsylvania 13 miles from Philadelphia center
Eastern University
Enrollment: 3,505 Tuition: $30,640
Saint Davids, Pennsylvania 13 miles from Philadelphia center
Sanford Brown Institute Trevose
Enrollment: Tuition: $15,887
Trevose, Pennsylvania 13 miles from Philadelphia center
Delaware County Community College
Enrollment: 11,742 Tuition: $8,350
Media, Pennsylvania 14 miles from Philadelphia center
Gwynedd Mercy College
Enrollment: 2,582 Tuition: $31,360
Gwynedd Valley, Pennsylvania 14 miles from Philadelphia center
Montgomery County Community College Central Campus
Enrollment: 12,372 Tuition: $9,240
Blue Bell, Pennsylvania 14 miles from Philadelphia center
Swarthmore College
Enrollment: 1,581 Tuition: $47,442
Swarthmore, Pennsylvania 14 miles from Philadelphia center
Valley Forge Military College
Enrollment: 334 Tuition: $29,975
Wayne, Pennsylvania 14 miles from Philadelphia center
Pennsylvania Institute of Technology
Enrollment: 596 Tuition: $13,200
Media, Pennsylvania 15 miles from Philadelphia center
Camden County College
Enrollment: 11,263 Tuition: $4,440
Blackwood, New Jersey 16 miles from Philadelphia center
Gloucester County College
Enrollment: 6,836 Tuition: $5,015
Sewell, New Jersey 16 miles from Philadelphia center
ITT Technical Institute King of Prussia
Enrollment: 275 Tuition: $18,048
King of Prussia, Pennsylvania 16 miles from Philadelphia center
Lansdale School of Business
Enrollment: 244 Tuition: $10,140
North Wales, Pennsylvania 17 miles from Philadelphia center
Philadelphia Biblical University Langhorne
Enrollment: 1,043 Tuition: $23,920
Langhorne, Pennsylvania 16 miles from Philadelphia center
University of Phoenix Philadelphia Campus
Enrollment: Tuition: $10,240
Wayne, Pennsylvania 15 miles from Philadelphia center
Widener University Main Campus
Enrollment: 5,303 Tuition: $41,224
Chester, Pennsylvania 16 miles from Philadelphia center
Bucks County Community College
Enrollment: 8,611 Tuition: $7,658
Newtown, Pennsylvania 18 miles from Philadelphia center
Penn State Brandywine
Enrollment: 1,457 Tuition: $13,964
Media, Pennsylvania 18 miles from Philadelphia center
Neumann University
Enrollment: 2,901 Tuition: $26,918
Aston, Pennsylvania 19 miles from Philadelphia center
Delaware Valley University
Enrollment: 2,266 Tuition: $35,256
Doylestown, Pennsylvania 20 miles from Philadelphia center
Cheyney University of Pennsylvania
Enrollment: 711 Tuition: $9,344
Cheyney, Pennsylvania 22 miles from Philadelphia center
Rowan University
Enrollment: 16,155 Tuition: $12,864
Glassboro, New Jersey 21 miles from Philadelphia center
Ursinus College
Enrollment: 1,643 Tuition: $47,700
Collegeville, Pennsylvania 21 miles from Philadelphia center
Immaculata University
Enrollment: 2,961 Tuition: $33,280
Immaculata, Pennsylvania 23 miles from Philadelphia center
Valley Forge Christian College
Enrollment: 919 Tuition: $20,394
Phoenixville, Pennsylvania 23 miles from Philadelphia center
Salem Community College
Enrollment: 1,140 Tuition: $4,794
Carneys Point, New Jersey 24 miles from Philadelphia center
Thomas Edison State College
Enrollment: 13,093 Tuition: $6,135
Trenton, New Jersey 24 miles from Philadelphia center
West Chester University of Pennsylvania
Enrollment: 16,597 Tuition: $9,462
West Chester, Pennsylvania 25 miles from Philadelphia center
Burlington County College
Enrollment: 8,762 Tuition: $4,545
Pemberton, New Jersey 26 miles from Philadelphia center
The College of New Jersey
Enrollment: 7,406 Tuition: $15,466
Ewing, New Jersey 26 miles from Philadelphia center
Widener University Delaware Campus
Enrollment: 653 Tuition: $13,830
Wilmington, Delaware 26 miles from Philadelphia center
Delaware College of Art and Design
Enrollment: 153 Tuition: $23,990
Wilmington, Delaware 29 miles from Philadelphia center
Delaware Technical and Community College Stanton Wilmington
Enrollment: Tuition: $3,530
Wilmington, Delaware 29 miles from Philadelphia center
Rider University
Enrollment: 5,069 Tuition: $38,360
Lawrenceville, New Jersey 28 miles from Philadelphia center
Mercer County Community College
Enrollment: 7,979 Tuition: $4,788
West Windsor, New Jersey 31 miles from Philadelphia center
University of Phoenix Delaware
Enrollment: Tuition: $10,240
Wilmington, Delaware 30 miles from Philadelphia center
Montgomery County Community College West Campus
Enrollment: Tuition: $7,140
Pottstown, Pennsylvania 32 miles from Philadelphia center
Wilmington University
Enrollment: 15,002 Tuition: $10,430
New Castle, Delaware 33 miles from Philadelphia center
Goldey Beacom College
Enrollment: 1,997 Tuition: $22,950
Wilmington, Delaware 35 miles from Philadelphia center
Princeton University
Enrollment: 8,138 Tuition: $43,450
Princeton, New Jersey 34 miles from Philadelphia center
Cumberland County College
Enrollment: 3,453 Tuition: $4,590
Vineland, New Jersey 40 miles from Philadelphia center
DeSales University
Enrollment: 3,136 Tuition: $33,350
Center Valley, Pennsylvania 39 miles from Philadelphia center
Penn State Lehigh Valley
Enrollment: 893 Tuition: $13,964
Center Valley, Pennsylvania 40 miles from Philadelphia center
University of Delaware
Enrollment: 22,852 Tuition: $12,520
Newark, Delaware 40 miles from Philadelphia center
Lehigh University
Enrollment: 7,054 Tuition: $46,230
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 43 miles from Philadelphia center
Atlantic Cape Community College
Enrollment: 6,361 Tuition: $5,946
Mays Landing, New Jersey 45 miles from Philadelphia center
Cedar Crest College
Enrollment: 1,591 Tuition: $35,600
Allentown, Pennsylvania 45 miles from Philadelphia center
Lincoln University of Pennsylvania
Enrollment: 1,904 Tuition: $10,878
Lincoln University, Pennsylvania 44 miles from Philadelphia center
Moravian College and Moravian Theological Seminary
Enrollment: 2,261 Tuition: $38,832
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 45 miles from Philadelphia center
Muhlenberg College
Enrollment: 2,397 Tuition: $45,875
Allentown, Pennsylvania 45 miles from Philadelphia center
Pennsylvania School of Business
Enrollment: Tuition: $9,275
Allentown, Pennsylvania 45 miles from Philadelphia center
Albright College
Enrollment: 2,267 Tuition: $39,850
Reading, Pennsylvania 48 miles from Philadelphia center
Alvernia University
Enrollment: 2,856 Tuition: $31,100
Reading, Pennsylvania 47 miles from Philadelphia center
Northampton County Area Community College
Enrollment: 10,269 Tuition: $8,700
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 47 miles from Philadelphia center
Pace Institute
Enrollment: Tuition: $9,240
Reading, Pennsylvania 48 miles from Philadelphia center
Somerset Christian College
Enrollment: 421 Tuition: $19,440
Zarephath, New Jersey 47 miles from Philadelphia center
Raritan Valley Community College
Enrollment: 8,099 Tuition: $4,768
Branchburg, New Jersey 48 miles from Philadelphia center
Reading Area Community College
Enrollment: 4,090 Tuition: $8,850
Reading, Pennsylvania 48 miles from Philadelphia center
Triangle Tech Inc Bethlehem
Enrollment: 118 Tuition: $16,779
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 47 miles from Philadelphia center
Bais Medrash Toras Chesed
Enrollment: 104 Tuition: $9,100
Lakewood, New Jersey 49 miles from Philadelphia center
DeVry University New Jersey
Enrollment: Tuition: $15,915
North Brunswick, New Jersey 48 miles from Philadelphia center
Georgian Court University
Enrollment: 2,122 Tuition: $31,618
Lakewood, New Jersey 48 miles from Philadelphia center
Lafayette College
Enrollment: 2,533 Tuition: $47,760
Easton, Pennsylvania 48 miles from Philadelphia center
Kutztown University of Pennsylvania
Enrollment: 8,995 Tuition: $9,411
Kutztown, Pennsylvania 49 miles from Philadelphia center
Rutgers University New Brunswick
Enrollment: 49,428 Tuition: $14,131
New Brunswick, New Jersey 50 miles from Philadelphia center
Talmudical Academy New Jersey
Enrollment: 66 Tuition: $12,000
Adelphia, New Jersey 49 miles from Philadelphia center

All tuition data is sourced from the 2015/2016 U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics survey. Tuition may exclude fees. Please consult school detail page for comprehensive cost information.