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Average Tuition & Fees $23,147
($20,903)
Average Acceptance Rates 27.81 %
Total Student Population 783,785
Average Graduation Rates 64.26 %
Average Student To Faculty Ratio 13.00 to 1

Pennsylvania Colleges Distribution

For academic year 2021-2022, 389 colleges and universities are active in Pennsylvania - 127 public and 262 private schools. By school level, there are 191 four(4) Years or high, 98 two(2) but less thant four(4) years, and 100 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
Public127 schools
Private (not-for-profit)144 schools
Private (for-profit)118 schools
4 Year or High191 schools
2-4 Year98 schools
Less than 2 year100 schools

2022 Average Key Statistics for Pennsylvania Colleges

The average acceptance rate for Pennsylvania colleges is 27.81% and the average graduation rate is 64.26% in academic year 2021-2022. Total 783,785 students including in both undergraduate and graduate programs have attended Pennsylvania colleges and universities and the average students to faculty ratio is 13.00 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 18.017391304348 %
Average Retention Rate for Pennsylvania colleges is 74 %

2021-2022 Average Tuition & Fees For Pennsylvania Colleges

For academic year 2021-2022, the average undergraduate tuition & fees for Pennsylvania colleges are $20,903 for Pennsylvania residents and $23,147 for non-residents. For graduate schools, its average tuition and fees are $20,421 for in-state students and $23,498 for out-of-state students.
Pennsylvania 2021-2022 Average Tuition & Fees
In-StateOut-of-State
Undergraduate$20,903$23,147
Graduate$20,421$23,498
[Chart] Pennsylvania State 2021-2022 Average Tuition & Fees

Offered Degree Programs at Pennsylvania Colleges

Pennsylvania colleges and universities are offering 12,688 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
One but less than two years certificate84355
Associate's Degree1,491167
Two but less than four years certificate937
Bachelor's Degree5,156150
Post Bachelor's Degree957277
Master's Degree2,307390
Post Master's Degree20953
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship61120
Doctor's degree - professional practice15723
Doctor's degree - other62

Special Learning Opportunities at Pennsylvania State

In Pennsylvania, 125 colleges offer the undergraduate online programs and 95 colleges offer the graduate online programs. 68 colleges have the ROTC programs and 106 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 Completely0 out of 312 Schools
Undergraduate Online Classes125 out of 312 Schools
Graduate Online Classes95 out of 312 Schools
ROTC68 out of 312 Schools
Weekend/Evening College128 out of 312 Schools
Teacher certificate95 out of 312 Schools
Study Abroad106 out of 312 Schools