The Most Popular Colleges with High Acceptance Rates in Pennsylvania

Colleges that are Easy to Get Into

CollegeSimply has compiled this list of four-year colleges in Pennsylvania that have acceptance rates over 75%. These are schools that you have a very high chance of getting into if your GPA, SAT and ACT scores meet their admission criteria. Acceptance isn't guaranteed, but they are good candidates for your list of safety schools. These colleges are ranked by popularity of views on CollegeSimply.com.

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


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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

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

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

Kutztown University of Pennsylvania
K
Kutztown, PA
Kutztown University of Pennsylvania

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

93% Acceptance Rate

#11 Best Public Universities in Pennsylvania

  • 7,890enrollment
  • $21,673net price
  • 950-1120SAT range
  • 17-24ACT range
  • 3.26Avg GPA

Applications Due Apr 1

Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania
B
Bloomsburg, PA
Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

89% Acceptance Rate

 

  • 8,427enrollment
  • $18,302net price
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.3Avg GPA

Applications Due Mar 1

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

Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania
S
Shippensburg, PA
Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

94% Acceptance Rate

#8 Best Public Universities in Pennsylvania

  • 6,130enrollment
  • $21,631net price
  • 940-1150SAT range
  • 15-23ACT range
  • 3.24Avg GPA

La Salle University
L
Philadelphia, PA
La Salle University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

76% Acceptance Rate

 

  • 4,624enrollment
  • $25,401net price
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.44Avg GPA

Applications Due Apr 15

California University of Pennsylvania
C
California, PA
California University of Pennsylvania

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

94% Acceptance Rate

#14 Best Public Universities in Pennsylvania

  • 6,885enrollment
  • $19,116net price
  • 920-1120SAT range
  • 17-23ACT range
  • 3.31Avg GPA

Applications Due Jun 1

Lincoln University of Pennsylvania
L
HBCU
Lincoln University, PA
Lincoln University of Pennsylvania

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

90% Acceptance Rate

#17 Best Public Universities in Pennsylvania

  • 2,077enrollment
  • $17,405net price
  • 860-1028SAT range
  • 15-18ACT range
  • 3.04Avg GPA

Applications Due Jun 1

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 Abington
P
Abington, PA
Penn State Abington

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

100% Acceptance Rate

 

  • 3,746enrollment
  • -net price
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.42Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Feb 1

Lock Haven University
L
Lock Haven, PA
Lock Haven University

Public 4 Year

8 reviews

93% Acceptance Rate

#16 Best Public Universities in Pennsylvania

  • 3,163enrollment
  • $19,521net price
  • 930-1130SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.46Avg Weighted GPA

Applications Due Mar 1

Millersville University of Pennsylvania
M
Millersville, PA
Millersville University of Pennsylvania

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

85% Acceptance Rate

#6 Best Public Universities in Pennsylvania

  • 7,456enrollment
  • $21,599net price
  • 1000-1190SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.36Avg GPA

Albright College
A
Reading, PA
 
Albright College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

82% Acceptance Rate

 

  • 1,584enrollment
  • $19,553net price
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.05Avg Weighted GPA

Applications Due Jun 1

Penn State Harrisburg
P
Middletown, PA
 
Penn State Harrisburg

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

100% Acceptance Rate

 

  • 4,933enrollment
  • -net price
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.48Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Feb 1

East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania
E
East Stroudsburg, PA
East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

91% Acceptance Rate

#13 Best Public Universities in Pennsylvania

  • 5,835enrollment
  • $18,500net price
  • 900-1110SAT range
  • 16-23ACT range
  • 3.18Avg GPA

Applications Due Mar 1