Pennsylvania Community Colleges

There are 113 community colleges located throughout Pennsylvania (39 public colleges and 74 private colleges), serving 192,977 students.
For Pennsylvania community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $9,120 per year for in-state students and $11,370 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,915 per year (view national tuition costs).
The average community college acceptance rate in Pennsylvania is 78% (view national acceptance rates).
Pennsylvania community colleges have a diversity score of 0.55, which is lower than the national average of 0.67 (view national diversity statistics).
Minority enrollment is 36% (majority Black) and the student:teacher ratio is 24:1.

Student by Ethnicity

(PA) School Average
Asian
2%
Hispanic
6%
Black
14%
White
64%
Two or more races
1%
Non Resident
2%
Unknown
11%
PA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown

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