Pennsylvania Colleges

List of Colleges and Universities in Pennsylvania for 2020

There are 187 colleges and universities in Pennsylvania enrolling 490,745 full time students in the state's institutions of higher education. Explore the list of top colleges in Pennsylvania below to get your college search started. The CollegeSimply rankings and listings are objective and data focused to help you find the good colleges. Whether you're searching for a public, private or community college, this guide to universities in Pennsylvania offers a comprehensive view to the state's higher education options.

Pennsylvania is home to popular nationally ranked institutions like Penn State Main Campus, University of Pennsylvania, Villanova University and Carnegie Mellon University.

The highest ranked college in Pennsylvania is University of Pennsylvania and the top rated public state college is Penn State Main Campus. Local college options can be explored in Philadelphia and Pittsburgh or other cities.

187 results found

Penn State Main Campus
P
University Park, PA
Penn State Main Campus

Public 4 Year

56% acceptance rate

  • 46,810enrollment
  • $25,346net price
  • $18,454tuition
  • 1160-1360SAT range
  • 25-30ACT range
  • 3.59Avg GPA
University of Pennsylvania
P
Philadelphia, PA
University of Pennsylvania

Private 4 Year

8% acceptance rate

  • 25,860enrollment
  • $24,539net price
  • $55,584tuition
  • 1420-1550SAT range
  • 32-35ACT range
  • 3.9Avg GPA
Villanova University
V
Villanova, PA
Villanova University

Private 4 Year

29% acceptance rate

  • 11,030enrollment
  • $35,491net price
  • $53,308tuition
  • 1300-1470SAT range
  • 30-33ACT range
  • 3.86Avg GPA
Carnegie Mellon University
C
Pittsburgh, PA
Carnegie Mellon University

Private 4 Year

17% acceptance rate

  • 14,029enrollment
  • $29,817net price
  • $55,465tuition
  • 1450-1550SAT range
  • 33-35ACT range
  • 3.69Avg GPA
Temple University
T
Philadelphia, PA
Temple University

Public 4 Year

59% acceptance rate

  • 39,740enrollment
  • $22,940net price
  • $16,970tuition
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.41Avg GPA
University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Campus
P
Pittsburgh, PA
University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Campus

Public 4 Year

59% acceptance rate

  • 28,673enrollment
  • $22,848net price
  • $19,080tuition
  • 1270-1430SAT range
  • 28-33ACT range
  • 3.97Avg GPA
Drexel University
D
Philadelphia, PA
Drexel University

Private 4 Year

77% acceptance rate

  • 24,634enrollment
  • $40,977net price
  • $53,244tuition
  • 1170-1380SAT range
  • 25-30ACT range
  • 3.6Avg GPA
Bucknell University
B
Lewisburg, PA
Bucknell University

Private 4 Year

33% acceptance rate

  • 3,668enrollment
  • $37,817net price
  • $56,092tuition
  • 1250-1420SAT range
  • 28-32ACT range
  • 3.54Avg GPA
West Chester University of Pennsylvania
W
West Chester, PA
West Chester University of Pennsylvania

Public 4 Year

74% acceptance rate

  • 17,527enrollment
  • $19,348net price
  • $10,412tuition
  • 1050-1200SAT range
  • 21-26ACT range
  • 3.52Avg GPA
Lehigh University
L
Bethlehem, PA
Lehigh University

Private 4 Year

22% acceptance rate

  • 6,849enrollment
  • $26,933net price
  • $52,930tuition
  • 1270-1450SAT range
  • 29-33ACT range
  • 3.81*Avg GPA
Lafayette College
L
Easton, PA
Lafayette College

Private 4 Year

29% acceptance rate

  • 2,642enrollment
  • $26,148net price
  • $53,630tuition
  • 1250-1440SAT range
  • 27-32ACT range
  • 3.46Avg GPA
Swarthmore College
S
Swarthmore, PA
Swarthmore College

Private 4 Year

9% acceptance rate

  • 1,559enrollment
  • $20,444net price
  • $52,588tuition
  • 1380-1550SAT range
  • 31-34ACT range
  • 3.9*Avg GPA
Kutztown University of Pennsylvania
K
Kutztown, PA
Kutztown University of Pennsylvania

Public 4 Year

83% acceptance rate

  • 8,290enrollment
  • $20,278net price
  • $10,802tuition
  • 970-1140SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
  • 3.17Avg GPA
Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania
B
Bloomsburg, PA
 
Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania

Public 4 Year

77% acceptance rate

  • 8,909enrollment
  • $16,501net price
  • $10,958tuition
  • 990-1150SAT range
  • 19-24ACT range
  • 3.3Avg GPA
University of Scranton
S
Scranton, PA
University of Scranton

Private 4 Year

73% acceptance rate

  • 5,286enrollment
  • $36,392net price
  • $44,532tuition
  • 1120-1280SAT range
  • 23-28ACT range
  • 3.37Avg GPA
Haverford College
H
Haverford, PA
Haverford College

Private 4 Year

19% acceptance rate

  • 1,310enrollment
  • $23,582net price
  • $54,838tuition
  • 1370-1530SAT range
  • 32-34ACT range
  • 3.9*Avg GPA
Duquesne University
D
Pittsburgh, PA
Duquesne University

Private 4 Year

72% acceptance rate

  • 9,274enrollment
  • $30,540net price
  • $38,178tuition
  • 1130-1290SAT range
  • 24-29ACT range
  • 3.7Avg GPA
Muhlenberg College
M
Allentown, PA
Muhlenberg College

Private 4 Year

62% acceptance rate

  • 2,340enrollment
  • $37,029net price
  • $52,595tuition
  • 1170-1360SAT range
  • 26-30ACT range
  • 3.29Avg GPA