Best Colleges In Pennsylvania

The 78 Best Colleges In Pennsylvania

Next table compares the 78 best colleges In Pennsylvania in perspective of admission rate, college costs, completion rates, enrollment, and students to faculty ratio. The schools are ranked and selected by our ranking method and only qualified schools are included in the ranking.
There are 22 public and 56 private schools in Best Colleges in Pennsylvania. The average acceptance ratio of Best Colleges in Pennsylvania is 68.41% and the average admission yield is 28.10%.The average tuition & fees of the Best Colleges in Pennsylvania is $33,954 based on out-of-state rate. The average graduation rate is 66.81% and the average student to faculty ratio is 13.32:1 (7.51%). In average, 5,924 students are attending to one of the schools.
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Best Colleges in Pennsylvania Comparison Table
RankNameScoreAcceptance RatioYieldTuition & FeesGraduation RateStudent PopulationStudent: Faculty
1 Philadelphia, PAPrivate, 4 Years94.5 9.4 % 67.8 % $53,534 95.3 % 24,960 6:1
2 Swarthmore, PAPrivate, 4 Years91.2 12.8 % 42.0 % $50,822 94.1 % 1,543 8:1
3 Pittsburgh, PAPrivate, 4 Years89.4 21.7 % 33.7 % $53,910 89.8 % 13,258 10:1
4 Bethlehem, PAPrivate, 4 Years89.4 26.1 % 35.7 % $50,740 88.8 % 7,059 9:1
5 Haverford, PAPrivate, 4 Years89.2 21.4 % 40.1 % $52,754 90.5 % 1,268 8:1
6 Easton, PAPrivate, 4 Years88.3 28.3 % 28.2 % $50,850 89.0 % 2,550 10:1
7 Lewisburg, PAPrivate, 4 Years88.1 29.9 % 30.3 % $53,986 88.2 % 3,626 9:1
8 Bryn Mawr, PAPrivate, 4 Years88.1 39.9 % 33.8 % $50,500 83.5 % 1,708 8:1
9 Villanova, PAPrivate, 4 Years87.5 43.5 % 22.3 % $51,284 90.3 % 10,842 12:1
10 University Park, PAPublic, 4 Years87.2 56.4 % 28.4 % $33,664 85.5 % 47,789 16:1
11 Pittsburgh, PAPublic, 4 Years87.0 55.4 % 24.5 % $30,642 81.4 % 28,664 15:1
12 Allentown, PAPrivate, 4 Years86.7 48.3 % 25.3 % $50,830 83.3 % 2,408 11:1
13 Philadelphia, PAPrivate, 4 Years86.5 74.6 % 10.9 % $52,002 69.8 % 24,232 10:1
14 Philadelphia, PAPrivate, 4 Years86.4 77.9 % 18.3 % $43,880 79.6 % 8,415 12:1
15 Middletown, PAPublic, 4 Years86.3 84.5 % 29.1 % $23,692 62.7 % 5,046 16:1
16 Pittsburgh, PAPrivate, 4 Years86.2 73.9 % 27.5 % $36,394 78.5 % 9,343 13:1
17 Elizabethtown, PAPrivate, 4 Years86.1 73.4 % 20.8 % $45,350 74.3 % 1,784 12:1
18 Lancaster, PAPrivate, 4 Years86.1 36.4 % 25.3 % $54,370 86.8 % 2,255 9:1
19 Scranton, PAPrivate, 4 Years86.1 74.6 % 13.5 % $43,310 79.4 % 5,380 12:1
20 Reading, PAPublic, 4 Years86.0 87.0 % 39.2 % $23,692 56.2 % 2,888 16:1
21 Monaca, PAPublic, 4 Years86.0 85.9 % 36.5 % $21,328 47.2 % 726 16:1
22 McKeesport, PAPublic, 4 Years86.0 85.7 % 37.7 % $21,328 38.5 % 550 11:1
23 Annville, PAPrivate, 4 Years85.8 76.1 % 22.0 % $42,180 76.1 % 1,916 11:1
24 Loretto, PAPrivate, 4 Years85.7 67.4 % 28.7 % $35,066 67.1 % 2,742 14:1
25 Saint Davids, PAPrivate, 4 Years85.7 61.2 % 36.3 % $32,080 58.1 % 3,420 10:1
26 Scranton, PAPrivate, 4 Years85.6 68.3 % 21.3 % $33,940 66.4 % 3,008 12:1
27 West Chester, PAPublic, 4 Years85.6 64.5 % 30.2 % $21,590 70.1 % 17,005 19:1
28 Carlisle, PAPrivate, 4 Years85.6 43.2 % 22.9 % $52,930 84.2 % 2,420 9:1
29 Slippery Rock, PAPublic, 4 Years85.6 69.5 % 38.2 % $14,193 68.3 % 8,854 22:1
30 Bryn Athyn, PAPrivate, 4 Years85.5 42.1 % 48.1 % $21,126 50.0 % 302 8:1
31 Gettysburg, PAPrivate, 4 Years85.5 42.6 % 24.0 % $52,640 86.8 % 2,394 9:1
32 Langhorne, PAPrivate, 4 Years85.3 97.9 % 44.4 % $26,493 61.0 % 1,038 12:1
33 Center Valley, PAPrivate, 4 Years85.3 76.2 % 23.0 % $35,900 67.6 % 3,309 13:1
34 Moon Township, PAPrivate, 4 Years85.3 79.8 % 15.5 % $29,420 61.3 % 5,199 15:1
35 Millersville, PAPublic, 4 Years85.2 69.5 % 27.8 % $21,560 60.9 % 7,914 19:1
36 Pittsburgh, PAPrivate, 4 Years85.1 86.4 % 31.3 % $28,596 56.6 % 2,255 12:1
37 Waynesburg, PAPrivate, 4 Years85.1 93.7 % 29.0 % $24,010 60.3 % 1,805 12:1
38 Latrobe, PAPrivate, 4 Years85.1 65.9 % 26.4 % $34,430 72.7 % 1,836 12:1
39 Gwynedd Valley, PAPrivate, 4 Years85.1 90.8 % 27.4 % $35,311 51.4 % 2,667 11:1
40 Greensburg, PAPublic, 4 Years85.0 74.9 % 24.9 % $25,114 58.4 % 1,520 18:1
41 Dallas, PAPrivate, 4 Years85.0 74.4 % 31.7 % $31,660 74.4 % 2,808 11:1
42 Johnstown, PAPublic, 4 Years85.0 74.3 % 22.1 % $25,120 53.2 % 2,769 19:1
43 Philadelphia, PAPublic, 4 Years85.0 52.2 % 29.8 % $28,418 70.9 % 39,296 15:1
44 Williamsport, PAPrivate, 4 Years84.9 69.6 % 26.3 % $38,618 71.7 % 1,263 12:1
45 New Wilmington, PAPrivate, 4 Years84.9 73.9 % 18.9 % $36,276 71.1 % 1,258 11:1
46 Clarion, PAPublic, 4 Years84.9 94.1 % 33.5 % $15,586 49.0 % 5,224 19:1
47 Edinboro, PAPublic, 4 Years84.9 95.3 % 34.2 % $14,668 44.2 % 6,181 18:1
48 York, PAPrivate, 4 Years84.9 61.0 % 25.5 % $19,430 60.5 % 4,503 15:1
49 Philadelphia, PAPrivate, 4 Years84.8 76.8 % 19.9 % $29,500 65.4 % 5,197 11:1
50 California, PAPublic, 4 Years84.8 96.5 % 29.9 % $15,326 49.5 % 7,553 20:1
51 Collegeville, PAPrivate, 4 Years84.8 82.4 % 18.6 % $50,360 78.0 % 1,556 11:1
52 Shippensburg, PAPublic, 4 Years84.7 88.3 % 27.0 % $20,186 56.1 % 6,972 20:1
53 Meadville, PAPrivate, 4 Years84.7 67.8 % 17.3 % $45,970 75.6 % 1,920 10:1
54 Huntingdon, PAPrivate, 4 Years84.7 74.6 % 22.1 % $43,875 75.5 % 1,573 13:1
55 Aston, PAPrivate, 4 Years84.7 93.7 % 26.9 % $30,050 53.6 % 3,011 14:1
56 Lock Haven, PAPublic, 4 Years84.6 87.8 % 24.4 % $20,056 48.2 % 4,220 18:1
57 Bloomsburg, PAPublic, 4 Years84.6 77.6 % 26.3 % $21,980 61.8 % 9,637 20:1
58 Chester, PAPrivate, 4 Years84.6 69.7 % 20.2 % $44,166 56.7 % 6,402 13:1
59 Kutztown, PAPublic, 4 Years84.6 79.8 % 27.6 % $13,975 54.8 % 8,513 19:1
60 Mansfield, PAPublic, 4 Years84.6 87.5 % 22.9 % $22,008 51.2 % 2,180 14:1
61 Indiana, PAPublic, 4 Years84.5 91.5 % 27.1 % $17,271 54.0 % 12,971 18:1
62 Wilkes-Barre, PAPrivate, 4 Years84.5 75.9 % 20.6 % $34,896 61.5 % 5,552 14:1
63 Greenville, PAPrivate, 4 Years84.5 74.2 % 18.4 % $30,830 42.2 % 894 12:1
64 Ft. Washington, PAPrivate, 4 Years84.5 89.3 % 88.0 % $15,088 23.0 % 533 16:1
65 Bethlehem, PAPrivate, 4 Years84.5 79.8 % 24.4 % $42,024 69.4 % 2,426 12:1
66 Philadelphia, PAPrivate, 4 Years84.5 60.7 % 21.4 % $39,130 58.3 % 3,737 13:1
67 Philadelphia, PAPrivate, 4 Years84.4 68.5 % 33.2 % $30,346 60.4 % 2,737 14:1
68 Radnor, PAPrivate, 4 Years84.4 71.1 % 21.5 % $31,350 59.9 % 2,436 13:1
69 Erie, PAPrivate, 4 Years84.4 77.7 % 17.2 % $31,842 64.7 % 4,343 12:1
70 Beaver Falls, PAPrivate, 4 Years84.3 70.6 % 25.8 % $26,070 66.0 % 1,666 13:1
71 Glenside, PAPrivate, 4 Years84.3 63.3 % 10.7 % $42,330 61.1 % 3,785 10:1
72 Doylestown, PAPrivate, 4 Years84.3 68.4 % 29.5 % $38,000 56.9 % 2,376 14:1
73 East Stroudsburg, PAPublic, 4 Years84.3 83.3 % 24.1 % $21,536 57.3 % 6,822 21:1
74 Wilkes-Barre, PAPrivate, 4 Years84.2 70.9 % 21.0 % $35,830 65.3 % 2,422 13:1
75 Pittsburgh, PAPrivate, 4 Years84.2 70.9 % 21.2 % $30,130 58.0 % 4,093 13:1
76 Erie, PAPrivate, 4 Years84.2 75.2 % 29.6 % $36,320 66.9 % 2,784 16:1
77 Selinsgrove, PAPrivate, 4 Years84.2 67.7 % 14.2 % $45,470 73.6 % 2,195 12:1
78 Grove City, PAPrivate, 4 Years84.1 82.5 % 46.6 % $17,254 81.1 % 2,336 13:1
Average85.6 68.4 % $33,954 66.8 % 5,924 13.3:1
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