Best Pennsylvania Community Colleges (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 85 community colleges serving 150,291 students in Pennsylvania (34 public colleges and 51 private colleges).
For Pennsylvania community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $9,911 per year for in-state students and $13,863 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $17,991 per year (view national tuition costs).
The best top ranked community colleges in California include Orleans Technical College, Pennsylvania College of Art and Design and Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences.
The average community college acceptance rate in Pennsylvania is 81% (view national acceptance rates).
Minority enrollment is 39% (majority Black and Hispanic) and the student:teacher ratio is 11:1.

Student by Ethnicity

(PA) School Average
Asian
4%
Hispanic
9%
Black
12%
White
61%
Two or more races
2%
Non Resident
1%
Unknown
11%
PA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown

Top Ranked Pennsylvania Community Colleges (2024)

College
Location
Students
Orleans Technical College
Private not-for-profit
2770 Red Lion Road
Philadelphia, PA 19114
(215) 728-4700
| 269 students
Pennsylvania College of Art and Design
Pennsylvania College of Art and Design Photo
Private, non-profit
204 N Prince St
Lancaster, PA 17608
(800) 689-0379
| 242 students
Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences
Private not-for-profit
850 Greenfield Road
Lancaster, PA 17601
(800) 622-5443
| 2,011 students
Rosedale Technical College
Rosedale Technical College Photo - The Ben Wilke Training Center which houses the Diesel, Truck Driving and Welding labs.
Private not-for-profit
215 Beecham Drive, Suite 2
Pittsburgh, PA 15205
(800) 521-6262
| 385 students
Triangle Tech Inc-Greensburg
Private for-profit
222 E Pittsburgh St Ste A
Greensburg, PA 15601
(724) 832-1050
| 127 students
Antonelli Institute
Private, for profit
300 Montgomery Ave
Glenside, PA 19038
(215) 836-2222
| 188 students
ASPIRA City College
Private not-for-profit
4322 N. 5th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19140
(215) 455-2300
| 5 students
Bradford School (Pittsburgh)
Private, for profit
125 West Station Square Drive, Suite 129
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
(412) 391-6710
| 413 students
Bucks County School of Beauty Culture Inc
Private for-profit
1761 Bustleton Pike
Feasterville, PA 19053
(215) 322-0666
| 80 students
Commonwealth Technical Institute
Private not-for-profit
727 Goucher St
Johnstown, PA 15905
(814) 255-8200
| 133 students
1 Campus Drive
Monaca, PA 15061
(724) 480-2222
| 1,713 students
DeVry University-Pennsylvania
Private for-profit
1015 Virginia Dr., Ste. 110
Ft. Washington, PA 19034
(215) 591-5700
| 115 students
Douglas Education Center
Douglas Education Center Photo - Make your nightmares a reality. Bring your drawings to life. Take your imagination where it's never gone before. Join the hundreds of students from all over the country who have embarked on the journey that is... Tom Savini's Special Make-Up Effects Program. In sixteen months, you will work hand-in-hand with entertainment professionals as they prepare you for a life in special make-up effects. Industry superstars, Greg Nicotero and Howard Berger (co-owners of KNB Effects Group in California) have joined forces with this program, and they will share their knowledge and expertise with your during your time at DEC. You are intense and find beauty in all forms of art. You are passionate and want to perfect your craft. You imagine the impossible and then you create it. You are the next great special make-up effects artist and we want you.
Private for-profit
130 7th St
Monessen, PA 15062
(724) 684-3684
| 207 students
Jna Institute of Culinary Arts
Jna Institute of Culinary Arts Photo
Private for-profit
1212 S Broad St
Philadelphia, PA 19146
(215) 468-8800
| 14 students
Lansdale School of Business
Private for-profit
290 Wissahickon Avenue
North Wales, PA 19454
(215) 699-5700
| 119 students
Laurel Business Institute
Public
11 East Penn St
Uniontown, PA 15401
(724) 439-4900
| 238 students
4525 Education Park Dr
Schnecksville, PA 18078
(610) 799-1575
| 6,265 students
Lincoln Technical Institute-Philadelphia
Private for-profit
9191 Torresdale Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19136
(215) 335-0800
| 389 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
| 1,046 students
Pennco Tech-Bristol
Private for-profit
3815 Otter St
Bristol, PA 19007
(215) 785-0111
| 511 students
One College Avenue
Williamsport, PA 17701
(800) 367-9222
| 4,240 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
Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics
Private not-for-profit
5 Allegheny County Airport
West Mifflin, PA 15122
(412) 346-2100
| 567 students
Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science Inc
Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science Inc Photo - It's commencement day!
Private not-for-profit
5808 Baum Blvd
Pittsburgh, PA 15206
(412) 362-8500
| 191 students
Triangle Tech Inc-Bethlehem
Private for-profit
3184 Airport Road
Bethlehem, PA 18017
(610) 266-2910
| 131 students
504 East Main Street
Titusville, PA 16354
(888) 878-0462
| 33 students
Valley Forge Military College
Private not-for-profit
1001 Eagle Rd
Wayne, PA 19087
(610) 989-1450
| 110 students
Bidwell Training Center Inc
Private not-for-profit
1815 Metropolitan St
Pittsburgh, PA 15233
(412) 323-4000
| 164 students
Bucks County Community College
Public
275 Swamp Rd
Newtown, PA 18940
(215) 968-8000
| 6,988 students
107 College Drive
Butler, PA 16002
(724) 287-8711
| 2,984 students
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Community Colleges in Pennsylvania (Closed)

School
Location
Students
235 4th Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
(412) 535-0560
| 78 students
420 Boulevard of the Allies
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
(412) 291-6200
| 1,280 students
1409 Williams Rd
York, PA 17402
(717) 755-2300
| 369 students
355 spring garden st
Easton, PA 18042
(610) 258-5345
| 0 students
2124 Ambassador Cir
Lancaster, PA 17603
(717) 394-6211
| 99 students
1605 Clugston Rd
York, PA 17404
(717) 764-9550
| 107 students
Main Campus, One Beaver Dr
Du Bois, PA 15801
(814) 371-6920
| 90 students
5757 West 26th Street
Erie, PA 16506
(814) 838-7673
| 9 students
1519 west harrisburg pike
Middletown, PA 17057
(717) 944-2731
| 32 students
1500 Spring Garden Street Ste. 101
Philadelphia, PA 19130
(717) 380-1385
| 101 students
555 Grant St
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
(412) 391-4197
| 30 students
1000 Meade St.- Suite 210
Scranton, PA 18512
(570) 330-0600
| 171 students
449 Eisenhower Blvd, Suite 100
Harrisburg, PA 17111
(717) 565-1700
| 175 students
311 Veteran/'/s Highway
Levittown, PA 19056
(215) 702-6300
| 352 students
5460 Campbells Run Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15205
(412) 446-2900
| 179 students
220 W. Germantown Pike, Suite 100
Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462
(610) 832-3400
| 273 students
100 Pittsburgh Mills Circle
Tarentum, PA 15084
(724) 274-1400
| 204 students
2501 Monroe Blvd
Norristown, PA 19403
(610) 676-0500
| 183 students
2301 Academy Dr
Harrisburg, PA 17112
(717) 545-4747
| 341 students
717 Liberty Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
(412) 566-2433
| 48 students
3600 Market St
Philadelphia, PA 19104
(215) 382-1553
| 533 students
2180 Hornig Rd
Philadelphia, PA 19116
(215) 969-0869
| 310 students
16 W Division St
North East, PA 16428
(814) 725-6100
| 446 students
6800 Market Street
Upper Darby, PA 19082
(610) 789-6700
| 543 students
118 South Centre Street, Suite #2
Pottsville, PA 17901
(570) 622-4835
| 77 students
Mount Braddock Road
Mount Braddock, PA 15465
(724) 437-4600
| 73 students
500 Innovation Drive
Blairsville, PA 15717
(724) 459-9500
| 906 students
W Seventh Ave
York, PA 17404
(717) 846-5000
| 105 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many community colleges are located in Pennsylvania?
There are 85 community colleges serving 150,291 students in Pennsylvania.
How much do community colleges cost in Pennsylvania?
For Pennsylvania community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $9,911 per year for in-state students and $13,863 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $17,991 per year.
What are the top ranked community colleges in Pennsylvania?
The best top ranked community colleges in Pennsylvania include Orleans Technical College, Pennsylvania College of Art and Design and Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences.
What is community college acceptance rate in Pennsylvania?
The average community college acceptance rate in Pennsylvania is 81% (view national acceptance rates).
What is community college diversity score in Pennsylvania?
Pennsylvania community colleges have a diversity score of 0.59, which is lower than the national average of 0.71 (view national diversity statistics).
How diverse are community college in Pennsylvania?
Community colleges in Pennsylvania are approximately 39% minority students (majority Black and Hispanic).

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