Top Erie Community Colleges

  • For the 2018-19 school year, there are 4 top community colleges in Erie, Pennsylvania, serving 1,135 students.
  • The average community college acceptance rate in Pennsylvania is 77% (view national acceptance rates).
  • Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Black), and the student:teacher ratio is 16:1.

Top Erie, PA Community Colleges (2018-19)

  • College Location Students
  • 940 Millcreek Mall
    Erie PA  16510
    814.868.9900

    205 students
  • 940 Millcreek Mall
    Erie PA  16565
    (814)868-9900

    232 students
  • Fortis Institute-Erie
    Private, for profit
    5757 W 26th St
    Erie PA  16506
    (814)838-7673

    652 students
  • 2000 Liberty St
    Erie PA  16502
    (814)453-6016

    46 students
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