Best Pennsylvania Community Colleges (2021)

For the 2021 school year, there are 91 community colleges serving 165,433 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 average community college acceptance rate in Pennsylvania is 81% (view national acceptance rates).
Pennsylvania community colleges have a diversity score of 0.64, which is lower than the national average of 0.73 (view national diversity statistics).
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 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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