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Most Favored Pennsylvania Colleges with Highest Enrollment Rate

This page lists the most favored (higher yield) schools in Pennsylvania. The yield, also known as enrollment rate, is the percent of students who choose to enroll after having been offered admission. Higher yield means that more admitted students are finally enrolled into the school.
University of Pennsylvania, has the highest yield rate of 69.65% for academic year 2019-2020 in Pennsylvania. Haverford College is positioned second with 44.81% yield and Swarthmore College follows them with 41%. Next table shows the schools that have high yield rates with admission statistics and acceptance rates. We exclude colleges whose programs are focused on certificate, associate, and/or special subjects such as arts and music from the ranking. You may want to check colleges having the lowest yield rates in Pennsylvania.
Most Favored Pennsylvania Colleges with Highest Enrollment Rate (2020)
NameYield# of Applicants# of Admitted# of EnrolledAcceptance Rate
1University of Pennsylvania
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsPhiladelphia, PA
69.65% 44,961 3,446 2,400 7.66%
2Haverford College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsHaverford, PA
44.81% 4,963 810 363 16.32%
3Swarthmore College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSwarthmore, PA
40.80% 11,442 1,022 417 8.93%
4Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania
Public, 4 or more yearsSlippery Rock, PA
38.69% 5,781 4,084 1,580 70.65%
5Carnegie Mellon University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsPittsburgh, PA
37.15% 27,634 4,267 1,585 15.44%
6Grove City College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsGrove City, PA
36.35% 1,697 1,348 490 79.43%
7Bryn Mawr College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsBryn Mawr, PA
33.94% 3,332 1,102 374 33.07%
8Holy Family University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsPhiladelphia, PA
33.89% 1,403 1,021 346 72.77%
9California University of Pennsylvania
Public, 4 or more yearsCalifornia, PA
32.03% 3,105 3,016 966 97.13%
10Misericordia University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsDallas, PA
31.20% 1,547 1,327 414 85.78%