Philadelphia Colleges

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania area Colleges

There are 19 colleges within the Philadelphia city limits and 96 colleges within a 50 mile radius. If you're looking for a large school, Rutgers University New Brunswick enrolls the most students. In terms of cost, Delaware Technical and Community College Stanton Wilmington offers the lowest in-state tuition for colleges in the Philadelphia area. Also explore Philadelphia area public or private colleges.

The Philadelphia area is home to popular nationally ranked institutions like Princeton University, University of Pennsylvania and Villanova University.

96 results found

List of Philadelphia Colleges

Princeton University
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Princeton, NJ
Princeton University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#3 Best Colleges in America

  • 8,374enrollment
  • $16,302net price
  • 5%acceptance rate
  • 1440-1570SAT range
  • 32-35ACT range
  • 3.87Avg GPA

34 miles from Philadelphia

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University of Pennsylvania
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Philadelphia, PA
University of Pennsylvania

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

#8 Best Colleges in America

  • 25,860enrollment
  • $24,539net price
  • 8%acceptance rate
  • 1420-1550SAT range
  • 32-35ACT range
  • 3.9Avg GPA

5 miles from Philadelphia

Villanova University
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Villanova, PA
Villanova University

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

#6 Best Private Colleges in Pennsylvania

  • 11,030enrollment
  • $35,491net price
  • 29%acceptance rate
  • 1300-1470SAT range
  • 30-33ACT range
  • 3.86Avg GPA

11 miles from Philadelphia

Temple University
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Philadelphia, PA
Temple University

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 39,740enrollment
  • $22,940net price
  • 59%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.41Avg GPA

2 miles from Philadelphia

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University of Delaware
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Newark, DE
University of Delaware

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#1 Best Public Universities in Delaware

  • 24,120enrollment
  • $16,286net price
  • 66%acceptance rate
  • 1160-1350SAT range
  • 25-30ACT range
  • 3.5Avg GPA

40 miles from Philadelphia

Rutgers University New Brunswick
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New Brunswick, NJ
Rutgers University New Brunswick

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

#2 Best Public Universities in New Jersey

  • 50,254enrollment
  • $16,016net price
  • 60%acceptance rate
  • 1190-1410SAT range
  • 25-31ACT range
  • 3.3*Avg GPA

50 miles from Philadelphia

Rutgers University New Brunswick
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New Brunswick, NJ
Rutgers University New Brunswick

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

#2 Best Public Universities in New Jersey

  • 50,254enrollment
  • $16,016net price
  • 60%acceptance rate
  • 1190-1410SAT range
  • 25-31ACT range
  • 3.3*Avg GPA

50 miles from Philadelphia

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Drexel University
D
Philadelphia, PA
Drexel University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#19 Best Private Colleges in Pennsylvania

  • 24,634enrollment
  • $40,977net price
  • 77%acceptance rate
  • 1170-1380SAT range
  • 25-30ACT range
  • 3.6Avg GPA

5 miles from Philadelphia

West Chester University of Pennsylvania
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West Chester, PA
West Chester University of Pennsylvania

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#4 Best Public Universities in Pennsylvania

  • 17,527enrollment
  • $19,348net price
  • 74%acceptance rate
  • 1050-1200SAT range
  • 21-26ACT range
  • 3.52Avg GPA

25 miles from Philadelphia

Lehigh University
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Bethlehem, PA
Lehigh University

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

#5 Best Private Colleges in Pennsylvania

  • 6,849enrollment
  • $26,933net price
  • 22%acceptance rate
  • 1270-1450SAT range
  • 29-33ACT range
  • 3.81*Avg GPA

43 miles from Philadelphia

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Lafayette College
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Easton, PA
Lafayette College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#7 Best Private Colleges in Pennsylvania

  • 2,642enrollment
  • $26,148net price
  • 29%acceptance rate
  • 1250-1440SAT range
  • 27-32ACT range
  • 3.46Avg GPA

48 miles from Philadelphia

Swarthmore College
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Swarthmore, PA
Swarthmore College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#20 Best Colleges in America

  • 1,559enrollment
  • $20,444net price
  • 9%acceptance rate
  • 1380-1550SAT range
  • 31-34ACT range
  • 3.9*Avg GPA

14 miles from Philadelphia

Kutztown University of Pennsylvania
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Kutztown, PA
Kutztown University of Pennsylvania

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#24 Best Public Universities in Pennsylvania

  • 8,290enrollment
  • $20,278net price
  • 83%acceptance rate
  • 970-1140SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
  • 3.17Avg GPA

49 miles from Philadelphia

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Rowan University
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Glassboro, NJ
Rowan University

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

#5 Best Public Universities in New Jersey

  • 19,465enrollment
  • $19,246net price
  • 73%acceptance rate
  • 1010-1220SAT range
  • 20-27ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

21 miles from Philadelphia

The College of New Jersey
N
Ewing, NJ
The College of New Jersey

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#1 Best Public Universities in New Jersey

  • 7,686enrollment
  • $22,894net price
  • 50%acceptance rate
  • 1160-1350SAT range
  • 25-30ACT range
  • 3.29*Avg GPA

26 miles from Philadelphia

Haverford College
H
Haverford, PA
Haverford College

Private 4 Year

7 reviews

#4 Best Private Colleges in Pennsylvania

  • 1,310enrollment
  • $23,582net price
  • 19%acceptance rate
  • 1370-1530SAT range
  • 32-34ACT range
  • 3.9*Avg GPA

9 miles from Philadelphia

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Muhlenberg College
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Allentown, PA
Muhlenberg College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#9 Best Private Colleges in Pennsylvania

  • 2,340enrollment
  • $37,029net price
  • 62%acceptance rate
  • 1170-1360SAT range
  • 26-30ACT range
  • 3.29Avg GPA

45 miles from Philadelphia

Rider University
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Lawrenceville, NJ
Rider University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#5 Best Private Colleges in New Jersey

  • 4,824enrollment
  • $30,028net price
  • 70%acceptance rate
  • 1000-1190SAT range
  • 20-25ACT range
  • 3.3Avg GPA

28 miles from Philadelphia