Community Colleges in Pennsylvania

For the academic year 2019-2020, 18 community colleges are active in Pennsylvania. University of Pennsylvania has ranked first in Pennsylvania community college ranking and Swarthmore College and Carnegie Mellon University ranked second and third in the ranking. You can view more ranked community college ranking at Pennsylvania community college ranking page.
  • The 2020 average tuition & fees of community colleges in Pennsylvania is $10,129 for Pennsylvania residents and $13,672 for out-of-state students.
  • Total 121,515 students have enrolled in community colleges in Pennsylvania and, of that, 16,027 students enrolled online exclusively.
  • The average students to faculty ratio of Pennsylvania community colleges is 15.56 to 1.
  • The average financial aid amount received at community colleges in Pennsylvania is $4,791.
  • The average graduation rate is 30.61% and the average transfer-out rate is 22.53% at community colleges in Pennsylvania.

18 Community Colleges in Pennsylvania Comparison Table

College NamePennsylvania Residents Tuition & FeesOut-of-State Tuition & FeesStudent PopulationOnline Student PopulationGraduation RateTransfer-out RateFinancial Aid AmountStudents to Faculty Ratio
Community College of Allegheny County
Pittsburgh, PA
$8,323$11,86316,0862,45518%22%$3,90518 to 1
Community College of Beaver County
Monaca, PA
$12,630$18,3902,25416528%6%$4,61217 to 1
Bucks County Community College
Newtown, PA
$9,098$13,2987,7611,30621%26%$3,77015 to 1
Butler County Community College
Butler, PA
$8,250$11,2503,30513129%27%$4,55115 to 1
Delaware County Community College
Media, PA
$9,710$13,55011,3141,65520%26%$3,87819 to 1
Harrisburg Area Community College
Harrisburg, PA
$8,160$9,66018,0813,04015%23%$3,54214 to 1
Lehigh Carbon Community College
Schnecksville, PA
$8,070$11,7007,10931718%22%$3,60418 to 1
Luzerne County Community College
Nanticoke, PA
$10,020$14,3704,98453518%16%$4,03415 to 1
Montgomery County Community College
Blue Bell, PA
$10,350$14,97010,4511,59024%22%$3,43216 to 1
Northampton County Area Community College
Bethlehem, PA
$10,080$14,8809,7691,50923%24%$4,26419 to 1
Community College of Philadelphia
Philadelphia, PA
$8,592$12,64816,6721,88215%24%$5,25115 to 1
University of Pittsburgh-Titusville
Titusville, PA
$11,626$21,566225-25%35%$8,0147 to 1
Reading Area Community College
Reading, PA
$9,990$11,0104,19942421%16%$4,05519 to 1
Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology
Lancaster, PA
$8,450$8,4501,233-61%-$9,52316 to 1
Westmoreland County Community College
Youngwood, PA
$10,024$14,0144,84884519%24%$3,98614 to 1
Central Pennsylvania Institute of Science and Technology
Pleasant Gap, PA
$15,340$15,848218-86%-$6,51910 to 1
Pennsylvania Highlands Community College
Johnstown, PA
$8,640$12,0602,65817329%25%$4,98416 to 1
Lancaster County Career and Technology Center
Willow Street, PA
$14,965$16,575348-81%-$4,31917 to 1
Average$10,129$13,672121,51516,02731%23%$4,79116 to 1