Best Pennsylvania Community Colleges (2021)

For the 2021 school year, there are 91 community colleges serving 167,652 students in Pennsylvania (32 public colleges and 59 private colleges).
For Pennsylvania community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $9,886 per year for in-state students and $14,398 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $17,025 per year (view national tuition costs).
The best top ranked community colleges in California include Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics, Triangle Tech Inc-Bethlehem and Lincoln Technical Institute-Philadelphia.
The average community college acceptance rate in Pennsylvania is 80% (view national acceptance rates).
Minority enrollment is 44% (majority Black) and the student:teacher ratio is 23:1.

Student by Ethnicity

(PA) School Average
Asian
3%
Hispanic
9%
Black
16%
White
56%
Two or more races
3%
Non Resident
2%
Unknown
11%
PA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown

Top Ranked Pennsylvania Community Colleges (2021)

  • College Location Students
  • Antonelli Institute
    Private, for profit
    300 Montgomery Ave
    Glenside, PA 19038
    (215) 836-2222

    188 students
  • Bidwell Training Center Inc
    Private not-for-profit
    1815 Metropolitan St
    Pittsburgh, PA 15233
    (412) 323-4000

    115 students
  • Bradford School (Pittsburgh)
    Private, for profit
    125 West Station Square Drive, Suite 129
    Pittsburgh, PA 15219
    (412) 391-6710

    413 students
  • Commonwealth Technical Institute
    Private not-for-profit
    727 Goucher St
    Johnstown, PA 15905
    (814) 255-8200

    175 students
  • 1 Campus Drive
    Monaca, PA 15061
    (724) 480-2222

    2,254 students
  • 1140 Virginia Dr
    Fort Washington, PA 19034
    (215) 591-5700

    1,180 students
  • Douglas Education Center
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    Private for-profit
    130 7th St
    Monessen, PA 15062
    (724) 684-3684

    213 students
  • 1500 Spring Garden Street Ste. 101
    Philadelphia, PA 19130
    (215) 574-9600

    81 students
  • Lansdale School of Business
    Private for-profit
    290 Wissahickon Avenue
    North Wales, PA 19454
    (215) 699-5700

    131 students
  • 9191 Torresdale Ave
    Philadelphia, PA 19136
    (215) 335-0800

    318 students
  • 16 W Division St
    North East, PA 16428
    (814) 725-6100

    611 students
  • New Castle School of Trades
    Private for-profit
    4117 Pulaksi Road
    New Castle, PA 16101
    (724) 964-8811

    454 students
  • Orleans Technical College
    Private not-for-profit
    2770 Red Lion Road
    Philadelphia, PA 19114
    (215) 728-4700

    284 students
  • Pace Institute
    Private, for profit
    606 Court St Suite 404
    Reading, PA 19601
    (610) 375-1212

    5 students
  • Peirce College
    Private not-for-profit
    1420 Pine Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19102
    (888) 467-3472

    1,357 students
  • 242 Oak Spring Road
    Washington, PA 15301
    (724) 222-5330

    237 students
  • Pennco Tech-Bristol
    Private for-profit
    3815 Otter St
    Bristol, PA 19007
    (215) 785-0111

    368 students
  • 204 N Prince St
    Lancaster, PA 17603
    (800) 689-0379

    245 students
  • 850 Greenfield Road
    Lancaster, PA 17601
    (800) 622-5443

    1,800 students
  • 1 College Place
    DuBois, PA 15801
    (814) 375-4700

    564 students
  • 2201 University Drive
    Lemont Furnace, PA 15456
    (724) 430-4100

    640 students
  • 1 Campus Drive
    Mont Alto, PA 17237
    (717) 749-6000

    830 students
  • 147 Shenango Avenue
    Sharon, PA 16146
    (724) 983-2803

    419 students
  • 1031 Edgecomb Avenue
    York, PA 17403
    (717) 771-4000

    948 students
  • 5 Allegheny County Airport
    West Mifflin, PA 15122
    (412) 346-2100

    499 students
  • 5808 Baum Blvd
    Pittsburgh, PA 15206
    (412) 362-8500

    217 students
  • 2205 Ridgewood Rd
    Wyomissing, PA 19610
    (610) 372-1722

    777 students
  • Triangle Tech Inc-Bethlehem
    Private for-profit
    3184 Airport Road
    Bethlehem, PA 18017
    (610) 266-2910

    134 students
  • Triangle Tech Inc-Dubois
    Private for-profit
    225 Tannery Row Road
    Falls Creek, PA 15840
    (814) 371-2090

    111 students
  • 222 E Pittsburgh St Ste A
    Greensburg, PA 15601
    (724) 832-1050

    120 students
  • Triangle Tech Inc-Sunbury
    Private for-profit
    191 Performance Road
    Sunbury, PA 17801
    (570) 988-0700

    78 students
  • 504 East Main Street
    Titusville, PA 16354
    (888) 878-0462

    225 students
  • Valley Forge Military College
    Private not-for-profit
    1001 Eagle Rd
    Wayne, PA 19087
    (610) 989-1450

    306 students
  • 4322 N. 5th Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19140
    (215) 455-2300

    8 students
  • Wyo Tech-Blairsville
    Private, for profit
    500 Innovation Drive
    Blairsville, PA 15717
    (724) 459-9500

    906 students
  • Show 56 more community colleges in Pennsylvania (out of 91 total colleges)
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