9 Top Pennsylvania Colleges Tuition Comparison Chart (2013)

Pennsylvania state has 9 schools ranked in top 100 ranking by Forbes Top Colleges. Swarthmore College takes the first place in Pennsylvania State (Overall Ranking - 6th) among 402 colleges located in Pennsylvania state. University of Pennsylvania (Overall Ranking - 11th) and Bryn Mawr College (Overall Ranking - 40th) are positioned second and third place.

Next table shows general information of colleges located in Pennsylvania state. There are 96 public and 306 private schools in Pennsylvania State. 374 schools have undergraduate program (including Associate degree and Certificate Program) and 209 schools have graduate program. Average tuition cost for undergraduate school in Pennsylvania is $ 11,500 for in-state and $ 12,438 for out-of-state. Average graduate tuition is $ 7,927 for in-state and $ 8,771 for out-of-state.
Table. Summary of Pennsylvania Colleges
Number of Schools
School Type
Public Schools96
Private Schools306
School Level
4 Years or More 167
2-4 Years134
Less Than 2 Years101
School Degree
Certificate Program347
Associate185
Bachelor's139
Master123
Doctorate86
Tuition
In-State (undergraduate)$ 11,500
Out-Of-State (undergraduate)$ 12,438
In-State (graduate)$ 7,927
Out-Of-State (graduate)$ 8,771
Other
Student Population1,055,314


Pennsylvania Best Colleges General Comparison

Next table summarize Pennsylvania Best colleges with State and Overall Ranking. You can see the detail information including admission, graduation and enrolment statistics of the schools by following links on the school name.
Table. Summary of Pennsylvania Best Colleges
PA RankOverall RankNameLocationTypePopulation
16 Swarthmore College Swarthmore, Pennsylvania 4 years, Private (not-for-profit)1,563
211 University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 4 years, Private (not-for-profit)28,453
340 Bryn Mawr College Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania 4 years, Private (not-for-profit)1,859
442 Carnegie Mellon University Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 4 years, Private (not-for-profit)12,175
543 Lafayette College Easton, Pennsylvania 4 years, Private (not-for-profit)2,474
648 Lehigh University Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 4 years, Private (not-for-profit)7,533
770 Villanova University Villanova, Pennsylvania 4 years, Private (not-for-profit)12,136
879 Franklin and Marshall College Lancaster, Pennsylvania 4 years, Private (not-for-profit)2,548
986 Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus University Park, Pennsylvania 4 years, Public49,025

Pennsylvania Best Colleges Tuition and Fees

You can analyze and compare tuition of Pennsylvania best colleges with tuition table and charts. In Addition you can compare tuition and financial aids with more factors such as living costs and grants for the Pennsylvania best colleges at Pennsylvania best college tuition comparing page.
Pennsylvania Best Colleges Tuition and Fees
In-StateOut-Of-State
TuitionFeesBooksTuitionFeesBooks
Swarthmore College$ 42,744$ 336$ 1,180$ 42,744$ 336$ 1,180
University of Pennsylvania$ 39,088$ 4,650$ 1,210$ 39,088$ 4,650$ 1,210
Bryn Mawr College$ 41,260$ 986$ 1,000$ 41,260$ 986$ 1,000
Carnegie Mellon University$ 44,880$ 880$ 1,000$ 44,880$ 880$ 1,000
Lafayette College$ 41,920$ 360$ 1,000$ 41,920$ 360$ 1,000
Lehigh University$ 41,920$ 300$ 1,000$ 41,920$ 300$ 1,000
Villanova University$ 42,150$ 590$ 950$ 42,150$ 590$ 950
Franklin and Marshall College$ 44,260$ 100$ 1,200$ 44,260$ 100$ 1,200
Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus$ 15,562$ 882$ 1,568$ 27,864$ 882$ 1,568

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