Best Pennsylvania Community Colleges (2021)

For the 2021 school year, there are 92 community colleges serving 165,500 students in Pennsylvania (32 public colleges and 60 private colleges).
For Pennsylvania community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $9,884 per year for in-state students and $14,207 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,500 per year (view national tuition costs).
The average community college acceptance rate in Pennsylvania is 81% (view national acceptance rates).
Pennsylvania community colleges have a diversity score of 0.63, which is lower than the national average of 0.73 (view national diversity statistics).
Minority enrollment is 43% (majority Black) and the student:teacher ratio is 23:1.

Student by Ethnicity

(PA) School Average
Asian
3%
Hispanic
9%
Black
15%
White
57%
Two or more races
3%
Non Resident
2%
Unknown
11%
PA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown

Top Pennsylvania Community Colleges by Town (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
  • 1761 Bustleton Pike
    Feasterville PA  19053
    (215) 322-0666

    67 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
  • 1212 S Broad St
    Philadelphia PA  19146
    (215) 468-8800

    36 students
  • Johnson College
    Private not-for-profit
    3427 N Main Ave
    Scranton PA  18508
    (570) 342-6404

    428 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) 335-000000000

    318 students
  • Manor College
    Private not-for-profit
    700 Fox Chase Rd
    Jenkintown PA  19046
    (215) 885-2360

    747 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
  • One College Avenue
    Williamsport PA  17701
    (800) 367-9222

    4,981 students
  • Mount Braddock Road
    Mount Braddock PA  15465
    (724) 437-4600

    88 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
  • 750 E King St
    Lancaster PA  17602
    (717) 299-7731

    1,233 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
  • 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
  • Wyo Tech-Blairsville
    Private, for profit
    500 Innovation Drive
    Blairsville PA  15717
    (724) 459-9500

    906 students
  • YTI Career Institute-York
    Private for-profit
    1405 Williams Road
    York PA  17402
    (717) 757-1100

    1,327 students
  • Show 57 more community colleges in Pennsylvania (out of 92 total colleges)
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