Average Tuition & Fees $23,049
Average Acceptance Rates 73.71 %
Total Student Population 695,651
Average Graduation Rates 64.17 %
Average Student To Faculty Ratio 13.54 to 1

Pennsylvania Colleges Distribution

For academic year 2021-2022, 366 colleges and universities are active in Pennsylvania - 95 public and 271 private schools. By school level, there are 164 four(4) Years or high, 98 two(2) but less thant four(4) years, and 104 less than tow(2) years schools in Pennsylvania. Next table shows the number of schools by school type and level in Pennsylvania.
Pennsylvania College Distribution by Type and Level
Number of Schools
Public95 schools
Private (not-for-profit)143 schools
Private (for-profit)128 schools
4 Year or High164 schools
2-4 Year98 schools
Less than 2 year104 schools

2022 Average Key Statistics for Pennsylvania Colleges

The average acceptance rate for Pennsylvania colleges is 73.71% and the average graduation rate is 64.17% in academic year 2021-2022. Total 695,651 students including in both undergraduate and graduate programs have attended Pennsylvania colleges and universities and the average students to faculty ratio is 13.54 to 1.
Next charts are illustrating the core statistics for colleges and universities located in Pennsylvania.
[Chart] 2022 Pennsylvania Colleges Academic Statistics
Average Transfer-out Rate for Pennsylvania colleges is 18.47619047619 %
Average Retention Rate for Pennsylvania colleges is 74.203174603175 %

2021-2022 Average Tuition & Fees For Pennsylvania Colleges

For academic year 2021-2022, the average undergraduate tuition & fees for Pennsylvania colleges are $21,644 for Pennsylvania residents and $23,049 for non-residents. For graduate schools, its average tuition and fees are $19,814 for in-state students and $22,246 for out-of-state students.
Pennsylvania 2021-2022 Average Tuition & Fees
[Chart] Pennsylvania State 2021-2022 Average Tuition & Fees

Offered Degree Programs at Pennsylvania Colleges

Pennsylvania colleges and universities are offering 13,003 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 certificate902126
One but less than two years certificate92367
Associate's Degree1,671197
Two but less than four years certificate670
Bachelor's Degree5,469307
Post Bachelor's Degree728223
Master's Degree2,308522
Post Master's Degree18030
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship60419
Doctor's degree - professional practice14632
Doctor's degree - other51

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