Top Rated Mid Atlantic Public Colleges

The Best Public Colleges in the Mid Atlantic for 2022

These are the top ranked public four-year colleges in the Mid Atlantic as ranked by CollegeSimply. Leading the rankings for 2022 as the best public college in the Mid Atlantic is Rutgers University New Brunswick. Learn how the Best Colleges rankings are calculated on our ranking methodology page.


57 results

CUNY Lehman College
L
Bronx, NY
CUNY Lehman College

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#24 Best Public Universities in New York

  • 15,091enrollment
  • $3,913net price
  • 47%acceptance rate
  • 960-1080SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.2Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due May 1

University of Pittsburgh Bradford
P
Bradford, PA
University of Pittsburgh Bradford

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#5 Best Public Universities in Pennsylvania

  • 1,305enrollment
  • $15,519net price
  • 79%acceptance rate
  • 950-1145SAT range
  • 18-25ACT range
  • 3.29Avg GPA

Applications Due Apr 15

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

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#6 Best Public Universities in Pennsylvania

  • 7,456enrollment
  • $21,599net price
  • 85%acceptance rate
  • 1000-1190SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.36Avg GPA

Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania
S
Slippery Rock, PA
Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#7 Best Public Universities in Pennsylvania

  • 8,860enrollment
  • $18,117net price
  • 74%acceptance rate
  • 980-1150SAT range
  • 19-25ACT range
  • 3.51Avg GPA

Applications Due May 1

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

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#8 Best Public Universities in Pennsylvania

  • 6,130enrollment
  • $21,631net price
  • 94%acceptance rate
  • 940-1150SAT range
  • 15-23ACT range
  • 3.24Avg GPA

University of Pittsburgh Greensburg
P
Greensburg, PA
 
University of Pittsburgh Greensburg

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#9 Best Public Universities in Pennsylvania

  • 1,408enrollment
  • $15,211net price
  • 90%acceptance rate
  • 990-1170SAT range
  • 20-24ACT range
  • 3.51Avg GPA

Applications Due May 1

SUNY College at Old Westbury
O
Old Westbury, NY
 
SUNY College at Old Westbury

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#25 Best Public Universities in New York

  • 5,007enrollment
  • $10,273net price
  • 53%acceptance rate
  • 930-1100SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.1Avg GPA

SUNY College of Agriculture and Technology at Cobleskill
O
Cobleskill, NY
 
SUNY College of Agriculture and Technology at Cobleskill

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#26 Best Public Universities in New York

  • 2,079enrollment
  • $16,644net price
  • 80%acceptance rate
  • 890-1110SAT range
  • 16-25ACT range
  • 3.39Avg GPA

SUNY College at Buffalo
B
Buffalo, NY
SUNY College at Buffalo

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#27 Best Public Universities in New York

  • 8,339enrollment
  • $13,400net price
  • 80%acceptance rate
  • 860-1060SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 2.86Avg GPA

Morrisville State College
M
Morrisville, NY
 
Morrisville State College

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#28 Best Public Universities in New York

  • 2,486enrollment
  • $18,198net price
  • 77%acceptance rate
  • 860-1060SAT range
  • 18-23ACT range
  • 2.6Avg Weighted GPA

Kean University
K
Union, NJ
Kean University

Public 4 Year

6 reviews

#9 Best Public Universities in New Jersey

  • 14,064enrollment
  • $17,401net price
  • 78%acceptance rate
  • 920-1100SAT range
  • 16-22ACT range
  • 3.2Avg GPA

Applications Due May 31

CUNY York College
Y
Jamaica, NY
CUNY York College

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#29 Best Public Universities in New York

  • 7,784enrollment
  • $5,228net price
  • 53%acceptance rate
  • 870-1050SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.15Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Feb 1

Edinboro University of Pennsylvania
E
Edinboro, PA
 
Edinboro University of Pennsylvania

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#10 Best Public Universities in Pennsylvania

  • 4,319enrollment
  • $14,170net price
  • 85%acceptance rate
  • 960-1160SAT range
  • 18-23ACT range
  • 3.56Avg GPA

Applications Due Jul 1

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

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#11 Best Public Universities in Pennsylvania

  • 7,890enrollment
  • $21,673net price
  • 93%acceptance rate
  • 950-1120SAT range
  • 17-24ACT range
  • 3.26Avg GPA

Applications Due Apr 1

Indiana University of Pennsylvania Main Campus
I
Indiana, PA
Indiana University of Pennsylvania Main Campus

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#12 Best Public Universities in Pennsylvania

  • 10,037enrollment
  • $20,933net price
  • 93%acceptance rate
  • 930-1130SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
  • 3.4Avg GPA

Applications Due Jun 15

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

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

#13 Best Public Universities in Pennsylvania

  • 5,835enrollment
  • $18,500net price
  • 91%acceptance rate
  • 900-1110SAT range
  • 16-23ACT range
  • 3.18Avg GPA

Applications Due Mar 1

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

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#14 Best Public Universities in Pennsylvania

  • 6,885enrollment
  • $19,116net price
  • 94%acceptance rate
  • 920-1120SAT range
  • 17-23ACT range
  • 3.31Avg GPA

Applications Due Jun 1

Mansfield University of Pennsylvania
M
Mansfield, PA
Mansfield University of Pennsylvania

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#15 Best Public Universities in Pennsylvania

  • 1,784enrollment
  • $12,010net price
  • 96%acceptance rate
  • 960-1130SAT range
  • 16-22ACT range
  • 3.5Avg GPA

Applications Due Jun 15