Pennsylvania Colleges Key Statiistics

Average Tuition & Fees $23,315 ($11,022)
Average Acceptance Rates 71.55 %
Total Student Population 771,554
Average Graduation Rates 60.84 %
Average Student To Faculty Ratio 14.35 to 1

Pennsylvania Colleges Overview

In academic year 2016-2017, there are 394 colleges universities in Pennsylvania State - 95 public and 299 private schools. Next table shows the number of schools by school type and level.

Pennsylvania Colleges Distribution
Number of Schools
Private (not-for-profit)145
Private (for-profit)154
4 Year or High166
2-4 Year125
Less than 2 year103

Average Academic Statistics for Pennsylvania State Colleges

[chart] Pennsylvania Colleges Academic Statistics
Average Acceptance Rate for Pennsylvania colleges is 71.547058823529 %.
Average Graduation Rate for Pennsylvania colleges is 60.84011627907 %
Average Transfer-out Rate for Pennsylvania colleges is 22.177215189873 %
Average Retention Rate for Pennsylvania colleges is 73.909620991254 %
Total Student Population for Pennsylvania colleges is 771,554
Average Student to Faculty Ratio for Pennsylvania colleges is 14.345303867403 %

Pennsylvania Colleges Student Services

Next table summarizes the number of schools that provide student services by type.

Student Services at Pennsylvania
Remedial services218 out of 394 Schools
Academic/career counseling service354 out of 394 Schools
Employment services for students285 out of 394 Schools
Placement services for completers312 out of 394 Schools
On-campus day care for students' children44 out of 394 Schools
Library facilities at institution357 out of 394 Schools

Offered Degrees At Pennsylvania Colleges

Pennsylvania colleges and universities are offering 11,947 programs through online and on-site education. Next table lists number of programs by offered degree.

Offered Programs at Pennsylvania State
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Less than one year certificate786131
One but less than two years certificate92657
Associate's Degree1,825214
Two but less than four years certificate811
Bachelor's Degree4,968304
Post Bachelor's Degree514114
Master's Degree2,064361
Post Master's Degree13319
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship54329
Doctor's degree - professional practice10015
Doctor's degree - other70

2016-2017 Average Tuition & Fees For Pennsylvania Colleges

For undergraduate schools, in academic year 2016-2017, the average tuition & fess for Pennsylvania colleges is $11,022 for Pennsylvania residents and $23,315 for non-residents. For graduate schools, its average tuition and fees are $17,631 for in-state students and $21,075 for out-of-state students.

Pennsylvania 2016-2017 Average Tuition & Fees
[chart] Pennsylvania State 2016-2017 Average Tuition & Fees

Special Learning Opportunities at Pennsylvania State

Next table shows the number of Pennsylvania schools which are offering special learning by category.

Special Learning Opportunities at Pennsylvania State
Online Completely2 out of 394 Schools
Undergraduate Online Classes131 out of 394 Schools
Graduate Online Classes102 out of 394 Schools
ROTC80 out of 394 Schools
ROTC Army73 out of 394 Schools
ROTC Navy9 out of 394 Schools
ROTC Air Force37 out of 394 Schools
Weekend/Evening College125 out of 394 Schools
Teacher certificate104 out of 394 Schools
Study Abroad131 out of 394 Schools
Campus Housing147 out of 394 Schools
***All data used in our site is from IPEDS (The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System), U.S. Department of Education. Tuition and costs are based on 2016-2017 data and other data is from 2015-2016 data.