Pennsylvania Colleges Key Statistics

Average Tuition & Fees $22,057 ($22,292)
Average Acceptance Rates 72.57 %
Total Student Population 743,521
Average Graduation Rates 61.01 %
Average Student To Faculty Ratio 13.70 to 1

Pennsylvania Colleges Overview

In academic year 2017-2018, there are 377 colleges and universities in Pennsylvania State - 95 public and 282 private schools. Next table shows the number of schools by school type and level.

Pennsylvania Colleges Distribution
Number of Schools
Private (not-for-profit)143
Private (for-profit)139
4 Year or High167
2-4 Year114
Less than 2 year96

Average Academic Statistics for Pennsylvania State Colleges

The average Acceptance Rate for Pennsylvania colleges is 72.57% and the average graduation rate is 61.01 % in academic year 2017-2018. 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

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 Classes157 out of 377 Schools
Graduate Online Classes121 out of 377 Schools
ROTC79 out of 377 Schools
Weekend/Evening College153 out of 377 Schools
Teacher certificate104 out of 377 Schools
Study Abroad130 out of 377 Schools