The Best Colleges with High Acceptance Rates in Pennsylvania

Top Colleges that are Easy to Get Into

Getting into a good college doesn't need to be difficult. There are many colleges that are highly rated yet accept most students who apply. These four-year colleges all have acceptance rates over 75%. You will have an easy time getting accepted if your GPA, SAT and ACT scores meet their admission criteria. These are colleges ranked by using the methodology for the CollegeSimply.com Best Colleges rankings.

See also, popular colleges with high acceptance rates and the highest acceptance rate colleges in Pennsylvania.


39 results

Drexel University
D
Philadelphia, PA
Drexel University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

77% Acceptance Rate

#10 Best Private Colleges in Pennsylvania

  • 23,589enrollment
  • $39,463net price
  • 1180-1380SAT range
  • 25-31ACT range
  • 3.77Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 15

Saint Joseph's University
S
Philadelphia, PA
Saint Joseph's University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

80% Acceptance Rate

#11 Best Private Colleges in Pennsylvania

  • 6,779enrollment
  • $35,780net price
  • 1100-1290SAT range
  • 23-29ACT range
  • 3.6Avg GPA

Applications Due Mar 1

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

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

78% Acceptance Rate

#2 Best Public Universities in Pennsylvania

  • 46,810enrollment
  • $25,548net price
  • 1070-1300SAT range
  • 24-29ACT range
  • 3.68Estimated Avg GPA

Ursinus College
U
Collegeville, PA
Ursinus College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

80% Acceptance Rate

#14 Best Private Colleges in Pennsylvania

  • 1,493enrollment
  • $31,400net price
  • 1150-1330SAT range
  • 25-30ACT range
  • 3.25Avg GPA

Applications Due Feb 15

University of Scranton
S
Scranton, PA
University of Scranton

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

79% Acceptance Rate

#15 Best Private Colleges in Pennsylvania

  • 4,957enrollment
  • $36,093net price
  • 1100-1280SAT range
  • 23-28ACT range
  • 3.6Avg Weighted GPA

Applications Due Mar 15

Duquesne University
D
Pittsburgh, PA
Duquesne University

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

77% Acceptance Rate

#16 Best Private Colleges in Pennsylvania

  • 8,830enrollment
  • $32,408net price
  • 1120-1270SAT range
  • 23-28ACT range
  • 3.76Avg GPA

Elizabethtown College
E
Elizabethtown, PA
 
Elizabethtown College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

86% Acceptance Rate

#17 Best Private Colleges in Pennsylvania

  • 1,881enrollment
  • $25,767net price
  • 1080-1280SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
  • 3.5Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due May 1

Lebanon Valley College
L
Annville, PA
Lebanon Valley College

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

78% Acceptance Rate

#18 Best Private Colleges in Pennsylvania

  • 1,959enrollment
  • $27,963net price
  • 1070-1260SAT range
  • 20-27ACT range
  • 3.75Avg GPA

DeSales University
D
Center Valley, PA
DeSales University

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

82% Acceptance Rate

#19 Best Private Colleges in Pennsylvania

  • 3,302enrollment
  • $29,836net price
  • 1010-1240SAT range
  • 22-28ACT range
  • 3.35Avg GPA

Applications Due May 1

Messiah College
M
Grantham, PA
Messiah College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

78% Acceptance Rate

#20 Best Private Colleges in Pennsylvania

  • 3,370enrollment
  • $27,641net price
  • 1080-1310SAT range
  • 23-29ACT range
  • 3.8Avg GPA

Applications Due Jun 10

Widener University Main Campus
W
Chester, PA
Widener University Main Campus

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

75% Acceptance Rate

#23 Best Private Colleges in Pennsylvania

  • 6,150enrollment
  • $32,695net price
  • 1035-1210SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
  • 3.49Avg GPA

Applications Due Jul 7

Wilkes University
W
Wilkes-Barre, PA
Wilkes University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

92% Acceptance Rate

#25 Best Private Colleges in Pennsylvania

  • 4,781enrollment
  • $30,281net price
  • 1040-1230SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
  • 3.55Avg GPA

Applications Due Jun 15

Gannon University
G
Erie, PA
Gannon University

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

79% Acceptance Rate

#26 Best Private Colleges in Pennsylvania

  • 4,251enrollment
  • $22,839net price
  • 990-1210SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
  • 3.63Avg GPA

Applications Due Jun 1

Robert Morris University
R
Moon Township, PA
Robert Morris University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

86% Acceptance Rate

#31 Best Private Colleges in Pennsylvania

  • 4,134enrollment
  • $26,917net price
  • 1040-1230SAT range
  • 24-28ACT range
  • 3.57Avg GPA

Applications Due Jul 1

Marywood University
M
Scranton, PA
Marywood University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

82% Acceptance Rate

#32 Best Private Colleges in Pennsylvania

  • 2,613enrollment
  • $21,657net price
  • 1000-1180SAT range
  • 22-26ACT range
  • 3.53Avg GPA

Applications Due May 1

Gwynedd Mercy College
G
Gwynedd Valley, PA
 
Gwynedd Mercy College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

88% Acceptance Rate

#33 Best Private Colleges in Pennsylvania

  • 2,737enrollment
  • $25,219net price
  • 950-1140SAT range
  • 18-21ACT range
  • 3.31Avg GPA

Applications Due Jul 9

Waynesburg University
W
Waynesburg, PA
Waynesburg University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

90% Acceptance Rate

#34 Best Private Colleges in Pennsylvania

  • 1,576enrollment
  • $20,029net price
  • 980-1170SAT range
  • 19-24ACT range
  • 3.67Avg GPA

Applications Due Mar 1

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

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

86% Acceptance Rate

#3 Best Public Universities in Pennsylvania

  • 17,719enrollment
  • $19,336net price
  • 1010-1180SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
  • 3.44Avg GPA

Applications Due Apr 1