Average Tuition & Fees $22,057
Average Acceptance Rates 72.23 %
Total Student Population 743,521
Average Graduation Rates 61.01 %
Average Student To Faculty Ratio 13.70 to 1

Pennsylvania Colleges Distribution

For academic year 2018-2019, there are 377 colleges and universities in Pennsylvania State - 95 public and 282 private schools. By school level, there are 168 4 Year or high, 112 2-4 years, and 97 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
Private (not-for-profit)143
Private (for-profit)139
4 Year or High168
2-4 Year112
Less than 2 year97

Average Academic Statistics for Pennsylvania Colleges

The average acceptance rate for Pennsylvania colleges is 72.23% and the average graduation rate is 61.01% in academic year 2018-2019. Total 743,521 students including in both undergraduate and graduate programs have attended Pennsylvania colleges and universities and the average students to faculty ratio is 13.70:1. 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 21.685714285714 %
Average Retention Rate for Pennsylvania colleges is 73.792792792793 %

2018-2019 Average Tuition & Fees For Pennsylvania Colleges

For academic year 2018-2019, the average undergraduate tuition & fees for Pennsylvania colleges are $22,292 for Pennsylvania residents and $22,057 for non-residents. For graduate schools, its average tuition and fees are $19,995 for in-state students and $22,119 for out-of-state students.

Pennsylvania 2018-2019 Average Tuition & Fees
[Chart] Pennsylvania State 2018-2019 Average Tuition & Fees

Offered Degree Programs at Pennsylvania Colleges

Pennsylvania colleges and universities are offering 12,491 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 certificate842101
One but less than two years certificate1,02357
Associate's Degree1,773182
Two but less than four years certificate850
Bachelor's Degree5,170262
Post Bachelor's Degree595156
Master's Degree2,164435
Post Master's Degree14628
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship5669
Doctor's degree - professional practice11722
Doctor's degree - other103

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