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Average Tuition & Fees $22,382
($21,416)
Average Acceptance Rates 72.23 %
Total Student Population 738,441
Average Graduation Rates 61.95 %
Average Student To Faculty Ratio 13.54 to 1

Pennsylvania Colleges Distribution

For academic year 2019-2020, there are 380 colleges and universities in Pennsylvania State - 95 public and 285 private schools. By school level, there are 168 4 Year or high, 113 2-4 years, and 99 less than 2 years schools in Pennsylvania. Next table shows the number of schools by school type and level.

Pennsylvania Colleges Distribution by Type and Level
Number of Schools
Public95
Private (not-for-profit)144
Private (for-profit)141
4 Year or High168
2-4 Year113
Less than 2 year99

Average Academic Statistics for Pennsylvania Colleges

The average acceptance rate for Pennsylvania colleges is 72.23% and the average graduation rate is 61.95% in academic year 2019-2020. Total 738,441 students including in both undergraduate and graduate programs have attended Pennsylvania colleges and universities and the average students to faculty ratio is 13.54:1. Next charts are illustrating the core statistics for colleges and universities located in Pennsylvania.

[Chart] Pennsylvania Colleges Academic Statistics
Average Transfer-out Rate for Pennsylvania colleges is 21.290598290598 %
Average Retention Rate for Pennsylvania colleges is 73.243975903614 %

2019-2020 Average Tuition & Fees For Pennsylvania Colleges

For academic year 2019-2020, the average undergraduate tuition & fees for Pennsylvania colleges are $21,416 for Pennsylvania residents and $22,382 for non-residents. For graduate schools, its average tuition and fees are $19,717 for in-state students and $21,807 for out-of-state students.

Pennsylvania 2019-2020 Average Tuition & Fees
In-StateOut-of-State
Undergraduate$21,416$22,382
Graduate$19,717$21,807
[Chart] Pennsylvania State 2019-2020 Average Tuition & Fees

Offered Degree Programs at Pennsylvania Colleges

Pennsylvania colleges and universities are offering 12,653 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 certificate867102
One but less than two years certificate97663
Associate's Degree1,682196
Two but less than four years certificate691
Bachelor's Degree5,281269
Post Bachelor's Degree658164
Master's Degree2,223454
Post Master's Degree17421
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship58516
Doctor's degree - professional practice13124
Doctor's degree - other70

Special Learning Opportunities at Pennsylvania State

In Pennsylvania, 2 colleges offer all programs online completely. 153 colleges offer the undergraduate online programs and 122 colleges offer the graduate online programs. 82 colleges have the ROTC programs and 128 colleges offer the study abroad programs. Next table shows the number of Pennsylvania schools which are offering special learning opportunities by category.

Special Learning Opportunities at Pennsylvania State
Online Completely2 out of 377 Schools
Undergraduate Online Classes153 out of 377 Schools
Graduate Online Classes122 out of 377 Schools
ROTC82 out of 377 Schools
Weekend/Evening College142 out of 377 Schools
Teacher certificate102 out of 377 Schools
Study Abroad128 out of 377 Schools