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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 67.99% for academic year 2022-2023 in Pennsylvania. Haverford College is positioned second with 44.95% yield and Carnegie Mellon University follows them with 44%. 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 (2023)
NameYield# of Applicants# of Admitted# of EnrolledAcceptance Rate
1University of Pennsylvania
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsPhiladelphia, PA
67.99% 54,588 3,821 2,598 7.00%
2Haverford College
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsHaverford, PA
44.95% 5,657 792 356 14.00%
3Carnegie Mellon University
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsPittsburgh, PA
43.99% 34,261 3,769 1,658 11.00%
4Swarthmore College
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsSwarthmore, PA
41.98% 14,707 1,029 432 7.00%
5Grove City College
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsGrove City, PA
38.99% 2,174 1,544 602 71.02%
6Bryn Mawr College
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsBryn Mawr, PA
36.00% 3,594 1,114 401 31.00%
7Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania
Public, four-yearsSlippery Rock, PA
35.00% 5,591 4,137 1,448 73.99%
8Villanova University
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsVillanova, PA
32.00% 23,835 5,482 1,754 23.00%
9Messiah University
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsMechanicsburg, PA
30.01% 2,438 1,926 578 79.00%
10Lehigh University
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsBethlehem, PA
27.01% 15,163 5,610 1,515 37.00%