Top Pennsylvania Colleges Comparison

Pennsylvania Colleges Rankings and Academic Comparison

Next table compares the 2020 Top Pennsylvania Colleges in perspective of admission rate, college costs, completion rates, test scores, and more academic characteristicsThe schools are ranked and selected by our ranking method and only qualified schools are included in the ranking. See our ranking methodology for State best schools
There are 24 public and 69 private schools in 2020 Top Pennsylvania Colleges. The average acceptance rate of 2020 Top Pennsylvania Colleges is 68.86% and the average admission yield is 25.84%.The average tuition & fees of the 2020 Top Pennsylvania Colleges is $34,895 based on out-of-state rate. The average graduation rate is 65.29% and the average student to faculty ratio is 12.99:1 (7.70%). In average, 5,446 students are attending to one of the schools.
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2020 Top Pennsylvania Colleges Comparison Table
RankNameScoreAcceptance RateYieldTuition & FeesTest ScoresStudent PopulationStudent: Faculty
1 Philadelphia, PAPrivate, 4 Years94.1 8.4 % 67.3 % $57,770 1,485 SAT
102 ACT
25,860 6:1
2 Swarthmore, PAPrivate, 4 Years91.4 9.5 % 40.6 % $54,656 1,465 SAT
98 ACT
1,559 8:1
3 Pittsburgh, PAPrivate, 4 Years89.5 17.1 % 37.7 % $57,119 1,500 SAT
102 ACT
14,029 10:1
4 Bethlehem, PAPrivate, 4 Years89.0 22.3 % 36.6 % $55,240 1,360 SAT
92 ACT
6,849 9:1
5 Haverford, PAPrivate, 4 Years88.9 18.8 % 40.7 % $56,952 1,450 SAT
99 ACT
1,310 8:1
6 Easton, PAPrivate, 4 Years87.7 29.4 % 27.0 % $55,752 1,343 SAT
89 ACT
2,642 10:1
7 Villanova, PAPrivate, 4 Years87.7 29.2 % 25.4 % $55,280 1,385 SAT
94 ACT
11,030 11:1
8 Lewisburg, PAPrivate, 4 Years87.5 33.0 % 29.1 % $58,196 1,335 SAT
91 ACT
3,668 9:1
9 University Park, PAPublic, 4 Years86.9 56.5 % 27.1 % $35,514 1,260 SAT
84 ACT
46,810 14:1
10 Pittsburgh, PAPublic, 4 Years86.6 59.3 % 23.3 % $33,746 1,350 SAT
90 ACT
28,673 14:1
11 Bryn Mawr, PAPrivate, 4 Years86.2 34.1 % 36.2 % $54,440 - 1,690 9:1
12 Philadelphia, PAPrivate, 4 Years86.2 76.9 % 14.4 % $54,516 1,275 SAT
83 ACT
24,634 11:1
13 Philadelphia, PAPrivate, 4 Years86.0 76.3 % 16.7 % $46,550 1,205 SAT
77 ACT
7,589 11:1
14 Allentown, PAPrivate, 4 Years86.0 61.8 % 21.4 % $54,600 1,265 SAT
83 ACT
2,340 10:1
15 Elizabethtown, PAPrivate, 4 Years86.0 75.7 % 25.4 % $32,000 1,180 SAT
73 ACT
1,687 11:1
16 Erie, PAPublic, 4 Years85.9 89.1 % 35.2 % $24,916 1,165 SAT
75 ACT
4,312 13:1
17 Pittsburgh, PAPrivate, 4 Years85.9 71.8 % 28.0 % $39,992 1,210 SAT
78 ACT
9,274 13:1
18 Collegeville, PAPrivate, 4 Years85.8 70.9 % 15.9 % $53,610 1,230 SAT
77 ACT
1,435 10:1
19 Middletown, PAPublic, 4 Years85.7 87.8 % 24.5 % $24,916 1,170 SAT
78 ACT
4,933 15:1
20 Scranton, PAPrivate, 4 Years85.7 73.2 % 13.1 % $45,790 1,200 SAT
26 ACT
5,286 13:1
21 Lancaster, PAPrivate, 4 Years85.7 35.3 % 26.4 % $58,800 - 2,309 9:1
22 Meadville, PAPrivate, 4 Years85.6 63.6 % 13.6 % $49,260 1,230 SAT
79 ACT
1,771 10:1
23 Annville, PAPrivate, 4 Years85.5 78.2 % 22.1 % $44,910 1,174 SAT
74 ACT
1,922 10:1
24 Lancaster, PAPrivate, 4 Years85.5 63.6 % 62.6 % $26,170 1,100 SAT
67 ACT
2,122 14:1
25 Mechanicsburg, PAPrivate, 4 Years85.5 78.9 % 32.4 % $36,120 1,195 SAT
77 ACT
3,375 12:1
26 Media, PAPublic, 4 Years85.5 86.9 % 32.5 % $23,466 1,075 SAT
74 ACT
1,351 13:1
27 Slippery Rock, PAPublic, 4 Years85.3 73.2 % 39.6 % $14,615 1,090 SAT
65 ACT
8,803 21:1
28 West Chester, PAPublic, 4 Years85.3 74.4 % 31.1 % $22,245 1,125 SAT
69 ACT
17,527 19:1
29 Scranton, PAPrivate, 4 Years85.3 76.4 % 24.4 % $35,904 1,100 SAT
68 ACT
2,853 12:1
30 Philadelphia, PAPrivate, 4 Years85.3 58.3 % 22.5 % $41,866 1,150 SAT
74 ACT
7,786 12:1
31 Langhorne, PAPrivate, 4 Years85.2 76.1 % 45.4 % $28,918 1,078 SAT
63 ACT
1,143 11:1
32 Saint Davids, PAPrivate, 4 Years85.2 68.4 % 35.1 % $33,854 1,110 SAT
63 ACT
3,256 10:1
33 Allentown, PAPrivate, 4 Years85.2 57.2 % 27.0 % $40,374 1,055 SAT
65 ACT
1,596 10:1
34 Loretto, PAPrivate, 4 Years85.1 75.4 % 26.7 % $38,170 1,145 SAT
69 ACT
2,611 14:1
35 Gettysburg, PAPrivate, 4 Years85.1 45.4 % 26.3 % $56,390 - 2,441 9:1
36 Pittsburgh, PAPrivate, 4 Years85.0 86.6 % 31.7 % $30,528 1,090 SAT
62 ACT
2,076 12:1
37 Carlisle, PAPrivate, 4 Years85.0 49.1 % 20.7 % $56,523 - 2,399 9:1
38 Moon Township, PAPrivate, 4 Years85.0 84.1 % 15.5 % $31,200 1,115 SAT
71 ACT
4,895 15:1
39 Center Valley, PAPrivate, 4 Years84.9 78.5 % 20.7 % $38,700 1,120 SAT
73 ACT
3,438 14:1
40 Gwynedd Valley, PAPrivate, 4 Years84.9 92.0 % 24.7 % $34,580 1,025 SAT
66 ACT
3,056 10:1
41 Millersville, PAPublic, 4 Years84.9 78.0 % 26.9 % $22,220 1,085 SAT 7,746 19:1
42 Latrobe, PAPrivate, 4 Years84.8 68.4 % 25.9 % $36,510 1,130 SAT
66 ACT
1,867 11:1
43 Greensburg, PAPublic, 4 Years84.8 64.0 % 26.8 % $25,616 1,100 SAT
68 ACT
1,508 18:1
44 Chambersburg, PAPrivate, 4 Years84.7 91.9 % 25.0 % $25,300 1,055 SAT
58 ACT
1,499 12:1
45 Edinboro, PAPublic, 4 Years84.7 80.0 % 31.7 % $15,002 1,050 SAT
59 ACT
4,834 16:1
46 Waynesburg, PAPrivate, 4 Years84.7 91.4 % 22.4 % $25,570 1,065 SAT
64 ACT
1,674 13:1
47 Dallas, PAPrivate, 4 Years84.7 82.6 % 30.4 % $34,560 1,120 SAT
71 ACT
2,566 11:1
48 California, PAPublic, 4 Years84.7 97.0 % 35.4 % $15,726 1,000 SAT
58 ACT
7,310 18:1
49 Bryn Athyn, PAPrivate, 4 Years84.6 88.8 % 30.2 % $24,471 1,100 SAT
73 ACT
305 6:1
50 Clarion, PAPublic, 4 Years84.6 94.1 % 32.5 % $16,078 1,040 SAT
59 ACT
4,864 17:1
51 Shippensburg, PAPublic, 4 Years84.6 87.6 % 27.9 % $21,586 1,070 SAT
60 ACT
6,381 16:1
52 York, PAPrivate, 4 Years84.6 69.7 % 24.8 % $20,885 1,125 SAT
68 ACT
4,317 14:1
53 New Wilmington, PAPrivate, 4 Years84.5 66.4 % 17.4 % $37,300 1,110 SAT
67 ACT
1,269 11:1
54 Lock Haven, PAPublic, 4 Years84.5 94.3 % 28.7 % $20,702 1,015 SAT
64 ACT
3,418 16:1
55 Wilkes-Barre, PAPrivate, 4 Years84.5 74.8 % 22.1 % $37,622 1,145 SAT
71 ACT
5,132 12:1
56 Bloomsburg, PAPublic, 4 Years84.4 76.8 % 27.5 % $22,782 1,070 SAT
64 ACT
8,909 19:1
57 Bethlehem, PAPrivate, 4 Years84.4 72.8 % 25.2 % $45,312 1,125 SAT
68 ACT
2,514 11:1
58 Huntingdon, PAPrivate, 4 Years84.4 70.2 % 20.5 % $47,075 - 1,433 11:1
59 Williamsport, PAPrivate, 4 Years84.4 65.6 % 20.2 % $41,851 1,104 SAT
64 ACT
1,142 12:1
60 Aston, PAPrivate, 4 Years84.4 69.0 % 19.6 % $32,960 1,000 SAT
19 ACT
2,598 14:1
61 Philadelphia, PAPublic, 4 Years84.3 58.5 % 24.2 % $29,882 - 39,740 14:1
62 Mansfield, PAPublic, 4 Years84.3 92.4 % 22.2 % $13,162 1,040 SAT
58 ACT
1,629 14:1
63 Philadelphia, PAPrivate, 4 Years84.3 72.0 % 33.2 % $31,040 1,013 SAT
58 ACT
3,089 12:1
64 Kutztown, PAPublic, 4 Years84.2 83.1 % 24.0 % $15,166 1,055 SAT
62 ACT
8,290 18:1
65 Chester, PAPrivate, 4 Years84.2 69.2 % 17.4 % $47,328 1,110 SAT
68 ACT
6,621 13:1
66 Erie, PAPrivate, 4 Years84.2 59.8 % 35.0 % $40,170 - 2,685 14:1
67 Doylestown, PAPrivate, 4 Years84.1 65.7 % 27.8 % $40,620 1,065 SAT
66 ACT
2,428 13:1
68 Erie, PAPrivate, 4 Years84.1 80.9 % 18.6 % $33,226 1,120 SAT
68 ACT
4,291 13:1
69 Indiana, PAPublic, 4 Years84.1 93.0 % 23.0 % $19,107 1,015 SAT
59 ACT
11,483 18:1
70 Beaver Falls, PAPrivate, 4 Years84.1 63.3 % 24.9 % $28,190 1,120 SAT
69 ACT
1,543 12:1
71 Glenside, PAPrivate, 4 Years83.9 64.2 % 8.1 % $44,440 1,150 SAT
70 ACT
3,662 12:1
72 Pittsburgh, PAPrivate, 4 Years83.9 65.1 % 16.2 % $32,750 1,085 SAT
67 ACT
4,099 12:1
73 Selinsgrove, PAPrivate, 4 Years83.8 72.4 % 15.0 % $49,180 - 2,396 12:1
74 East Stroudsburg, PAPublic, 4 Years83.8 81.6 % 16.3 % $24,482 1,015 SAT
59 ACT
6,412 21:1
75 Wilkes-Barre, PAPrivate, 4 Years83.7 77.6 % 16.7 % $38,724 - 2,569 13:1
76 Grove City, PAPrivate, 4 Years83.7 79.1 % 42.4 % $18,470 1,180 SAT
81 ACT
2,338 13:1
77 Lincoln University, PAPublic, 4 Years83.6 49.3 % 14.8 % $17,468 940 SAT
52 ACT
2,376 15:1
78 University Park, PAPublic, 4 Years83.5 54.3 % 42.0 % $13,988 1,125 SAT
73 ACT
14,458 17:1
79 Pittsburgh, PAPrivate, 4 Years83.5 99.4 % 17.3 % $29,464 1,010 SAT
56 ACT
1,443 12:1
80 Reading, PAPrivate, 4 Years83.5 68.4 % 24.2 % $36,350 1,040 SAT
20 ACT
2,792 12:1
81 Philadelphia, PAPrivate, 4 Years83.4 81.2 % 19.5 % $31,650 - 5,191 12:1
82 Immaculata, PAPrivate, 4 Years83.4 80.8 % 14.4 % $27,350 1,118 SAT
25 ACT
2,448 9:1
83 Reading, PAPrivate, 4 Years83.2 62.0 % 13.7 % $25,642 - 1,934 15:1
84 Washington, PAPrivate, 4 Years83.2 82.4 % 15.2 % $49,338 - 1,357 11:1
85 Greensburg, PAPrivate, 4 Years83.1 75.0 % 20.7 % $36,856 - 2,297 14:1
86 Rosemont, PAPrivate, 4 Years83.1 88.7 % 13.1 % $20,500 1,025 SAT
57 ACT
945 11:1
87 Pittsburgh, PAPrivate, 4 Years83.0 55.4 % 18.2 % $38,738 - 2,336 10:1
88 Malvern, PAPublic, 4 Years83.0 - - $25,053 - 401 -
89 Radnor, PAPrivate, 4 Years82.9 71.9 % 17.3 % $32,845 - 2,285 13:1
90 Philadelphia, PAPrivate, 4 Years82.9 96.0 % 16.9 % $37,200 1,030 SAT
18 ACT
1,794 10:1
91 Harrisburg, PAPrivate, 4 Years82.6 - - $23,900 - 4,803 28:1
92 Trevose, PAPrivate, 4 Years81.4 - - $13,515 - 2,261 32:1
93 Cheyney, PAPublic, 4 Years80.8 - - $16,170 - 466 12:1
Average85.0 68.9 % 25.8 % $34,895 1,143 SAT
68 ACT
5,446 13.0:1
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