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Universities & Colleges in Pennsylvania

University City
Carnegie Mellon University Pittsburgh
University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia
Swarthmore College Swarthmore
Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus University Park
Haverford College Haverford
Lehigh University Bethlehem
Drexel University Philadelphia
University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus Pittsburgh
Temple University Philadelphia
Villanova University Villanova
Duquesne University Pittsburgh
Bucknell University Lewisburg
Lafayette College Easton
Bryn Mawr College Bryn Mawr
Gettysburg College Gettysburg
Dickinson College Carlisle
Muhlenberg College Allentown
University of the Sciences Philadelphia
Ursinus College Collegeville
Allegheny College Meadville
Grove City College Grove City
University of Scranton Scranton
West Chester University of Pennsylvania West Chester
Messiah College Grantham
Lebanon Valley College Annville
Susquehanna University Selinsgrove
Elizabethtown College Elizabethtown
Saint Joseph's University Philadelphia
Arcadia University Glenside
Misericordia University Dallas
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Erie-Behrend College Erie
Philadelphia University Philadelphia
Robert Morris University Moon Township
Geneva College Beaver Falls
York College Pennsylvania York
Wilkes University Wilkes-Barre
Marywood University Scranton
University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown Johnstown
University of Pittsburgh-Greensburg Greensburg
Mercyhurst College Erie
Saint Francis University Loretto
Gannon University Erie
Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania Slippery Rock
Eastern University Saint Davids
Albright College Reading
Lycoming College Williamsport
Widener University-Main Campus Chester
Bryn Athyn College of the New Church Bryn Athyn
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Harrisburg Middletown
DeSales University Center Valley
Saint Vincent College Latrobe
Westminster College New Wilmington
Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania Bloomsburg
Millersville University of Pennsylvania Millersville
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Altoona Altoona
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Lehigh Valley Center Valley
Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania Shippensburg
Delaware Valley College Doylestown
East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania East Stroudsburg
Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Main Campus Indiana
Alvernia University Reading
Seton Hill University Greensburg
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Wilkes-Barre Lehman
Kutztown University of Pennsylvania Kutztown
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State York York
Waynesburg University Waynesburg
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Berks Reading
University of Pittsburgh-Bradford Bradford
Pennsylvania State University-Brandywine Media
Thiel College Greenville
La Salle University Philadelphia
California University of Pennsylvania California
The University of the Arts Philadelphia
Lancaster General College of Nursing & Health Sciences Lancaster
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Abington Abington
Holy Family University Philadelphia
Baptist Bible College and Seminary Clarks Summit
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State New Kensington Upper Burrell
Philadelphia Biblical University-Langhorne Langhorne
Lock Haven University Lock Haven
Mansfield University of Pennsylvania Mansfield
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Mont Alto Mont Alto
Point Park University Pittsburgh
Carlow University Pittsburgh
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Greater Allegheny McKeesport
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Hazleton Hazleton
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Beaver Monaca
Valley Forge Christian College Phoenixville
Lancaster Bible College Lancaster
Moore College of Art and Design Philadelphia
Gwynedd Mercy College Gwynedd Valley
Chestnut Hill College Philadelphia
Immaculata University Immaculata
Wilson College Chambersburg
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Dubois Dubois
Cedar Crest College Allentown
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Worthington Scranton Dunmore
Mount Aloysius College Cresson
Edinboro University of Pennsylvania Edinboro
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Fayette- Eberly Campus Uniontown
La Roche College Pittsburgh
Keystone College La Plume
Clarion University of Pennsylvania Clarion
Rosemont College Rosemont
Lincoln University of Pennsylvania Lincoln University
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Shenango Sharon
Cabrini College Radnor
Neumann University Aston
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Schuylkill Schuylkill Haven
The Art Institute of Philadelphia Philadelphia
The Curtis Institute of Music Philadelphia
Franklin and Marshall College Lancaster
King's College Wilkes Barre
Moravian College and Moravian Theological Seminary Bethlehem
Pennsylvania College of Art and Design Lancaster
Reformed Presbyterian Theological Seminary Pittsburgh
The Restaurant School at Walnut Hill College Philadelphia
Washington & Jefferson College Washington
Westminster Theological Seminary Glenside
Bethel Seminary of the East Willow Grove
University of Phoenix-Philadelphia Campus Wayne
DeVry University-Pennsylvania Fort Washington
The Art Institutes of York-PA York
Evangelical Theological Seminary Myerstown
Lutheran Theological Seminary at Gettysburg Gettysburg
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Great Valley Malvern
Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary-Overbrook Wynnewood
Harrisburg University of Science and Technology Harrisburg
The Art Institute of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh
Salus University Elkins Park
Byzantine Catholic Seminary of Saints Cyril and Methodius Pittsburgh
International Institute for Restorative Practices Bethlehem
Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine Erie
Central Pennsylvania College Summerdale
The Dickinson School of Law of the Pennsylvania State University Carlisle
Gratz College Melrose Park
Lancaster Theological Seminary Lancaster
Peirce College Philadelphia
Pittsburgh Theological Seminary Pittsburgh
Reconstructionist Rabbinical College Wyncote
Thomas Jefferson University Philadelphia
Trinity Episcopal School for Ministry Ambridge
American College Bryn Mawr
Biblical Theological Seminary Hatfield
Calvary Baptist Theological Seminary Lansdale
Chatham University Pittsburgh
Cheyney University of Pennsylvania Cheyney
Juniata College Huntingdon
University of Phoenix-Harrisburg Campus Harrisburg
The Art Institute of Pittsburgh-Online Division Pittsburgh
University of Phoenix-Pittsburgh Campus Pittsburgh
Won Institute of Graduate Studies Glenside
Pennsylvania College of Technology Williamsport
Widener University-Harrisburg Campus Harrisburg
Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia Philadelphia
Pennsylvania State University-College of Medicine Hershey
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts Philadelphia
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine Philadelphia
Saint Vincent Seminary Latrobe
Theological Seminary of the Reformed Episcopal Church Blue Bell


Officially called as the commonwealth of Pennsylvania is located in the Mid-Atlantic, Northeastern and the Great Lakes Region of the United States. Its population in the year 2011 was 12,742,886. On the basis of gross state product, it is ranked as the 6th in the nation. The state experiences a variety of climates because of its topographical diversity. The majority of the state has a humid climate, with the exception of the south eastern corner.

Around 50 fortune 500 companies are based here like GE Transportation Systems ( the largest producer of train locomotives in the United States), U.S. Steel, PPG Industries, H.J. Heinz to name a few. After Wal-Mart, the University of Pennsylvania is the largest private employers in Pennsylvania. In this state a number of renowned people have received education, which includes revolutionary environmentalist Rachel Carson, business magnate Warren Buffet and Donald Trump along with numerous noble prize winners.

A rich blend of public and private institutions in the state has opened gates for students to pursue various degree options for higher education. In Pennsylvania you can find education for almost every academic interest. Some of the top universities in the state are the University of Pennsylvania, Carnegie Mellon University, and Penn State University.

Pennsylvania is the best place for students interested in American cultural, heritage, medical studies, law, etc. The students not only from other states of the country, but from all around the globe seek admission in the various universities here. There are about 590,000 students who enroll in colleges and universities of Pennsylvania along with over 57,000 pupils being served in the private licensed schools.

The University of Pennsylvania has the most prestigious law schools, and a medical training network, which is so vast that it has made the university the largest private employer. The university alone has 100 four-year colleges around the state. Its tuition and fees are around $43,000 (2014, for undergrads).

Penn state university has 12 schools, 4 of them offer undergraduate and graduate studies and 8 offer graduate studies only. Apart from the courses of Arts and Sciences, Nursing, Engineering and Applied Science, the university offers a remarkable list of interdisciplinary courses and programs like Fisher Program in Management and Technology, Huntsman Program in International Studies and Business, and the Vagelos Program in Life Sciences and Management. Over 5,000 international students and approximately 1,000 scholars are a part of the Penn State community.

Carnegie Mellon University is a central hub for students who want to make their career in engineering and science-related studies.

The universities in Pennsylvania provide a lot of scholarships for the students. Around 7 percent of the available funding comprises of scholarships for undergraduate students only, which amount to around $1,500 to $3,000 per academic year (fall & spring). Approximately 21 percent (16,958) of undergraduate students (79,815) receive a Penn State scholarship. There many other financial aids also available like DISA Emergency Loans ($600), Special International Grant-in-Aid ($100 to $2000).

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