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2022 Best Colleges in Pennsylvania

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  2. #4 Best Colleges in Pennsylvania.

    Swarthmore College

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    4 Year,

    SWARTHMORE, PA,

    417 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says Love the cozy and familar feel of campus. I am easily able to make deep connections with both my peers and professors. Food is subpar, but overall education and experience outweigh that flaw....Definetely a hit or miss. Unique vibe. For people who are quirky or unique in some way or are open to learning more about others that are. Genuine openness and a desire to learn are key. Personally a...Pass/fail freshman fall is clutch..

    Read 417 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 9%,

    Net Price: $20,360,

    SAT Range: 1390-1540,

  3. #5 Best Colleges in Pennsylvania.

    Villanova University

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    4 Year,

    VILLANOVA, PA,

    1509 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says I really enjoyed attending Villanova University. From the rich diversity on campus to the array of extracurricular activities available to students, I felt both challenged and at home on campus. I was able to participate in various programs through the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Campus Ministry, the Center for Peace and Justice Education, etc. Basketball games, French Club, and...The academics at Villanova cannot be rivaled. Both of my undergraduate professors were attentive, understanding, challenging, and willing to engage with me as a student. I am still in contact with...I would highly recommend Villanova University to any interested student!.

    Read 1509 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 31%,

    Net Price: $38,303,

    SAT Range: 1320-1460,

  4. #6 Best Colleges in Pennsylvania.

    Lehigh University

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    4 Year,

    BETHLEHEM, PA,

    887 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Graduate Student says Lehigh University provided me with the education and experience that enabled me very fortunate life and career. Virtually all of my professors were always willing to go spend additional time helping...Back in the early 2000s, it had a bad rep for too many parties. Some of that was true, I must admit. However, it is always a personal choice and, to the best of my knowledge, no one at Lehigh was...Lehigh is not big on Athletics, at least not the major sports, but there is a very strong school spirit, reflected in great attendance of games (my favorites were women's volleyball and men's...For me, Lehigh is among the greatest schools, which helps you set for life..

    Read 887 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 50%,

    Net Price: $29,098,

    SAT Range: 1260-1430,

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  6. #7 Best Colleges in Pennsylvania.

    Lafayette College

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    4 Year,

    EASTON, PA,

    638 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says I have nothing but great things to say upon reflecting on my time at Lafayette College. As a junior attending Lafayette College amidst the Covid 19 pandemic, I have had far from the typical college....

    Read 638 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 36%,

    Net Price: $28,735,

    SAT Range: 1250-1440,

  7. #8 Best Colleges in Pennsylvania.

    Bucknell University

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    4 Year,

    LEWISBURG, PA,

    770 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says Going into my freshman year, I was nervous to start a new phase in my life, but Bucknell's staff and student body made me feel so welcome. The campus is beautiful and there is a tight sense of....

    Read 770 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 38%,

    Net Price: $39,359,

    SAT Range: 1250-1430,

  8. #11 Best Colleges in Pennsylvania.

    University of Pittsburgh

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    4 Year,

    PITTSBURGH, PA,

    4157 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says I love the community of intelligent, creative, unique, and genuine students I am surrounded by at the University of Pittsburgh. The atmosphere is collaborative rather than competitive, and it fosters....

    Read 4157 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Acceptance Rate: 64%,

    Net Price: $22,346,

    SAT Range: 1250-1420,

  9. #12 Best Colleges in Pennsylvania.

    Franklin & Marshall College

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    4 Year,

    LANCASTER, PA,

    852 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says I love the campus and the small school setting! Classes are small so connecting with professors is a lot easier. There are many options for classes and majors, as well as the fact that you can now....

    Read 852 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Acceptance Rate: 37%,

    Net Price: $28,038,

    SAT Range: 1200-1420,

  10. #13 Best Colleges in Pennsylvania.

    Gettysburg College

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    4 Year,

    GETTYSBURG, PA,

    599 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says I attended Gettysburg in the mid-90's and truly believe it was a life changing experience for me. The education, access to professors, and facilities are top notch. I still miss the beauty of the....

    Read 599 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Acceptance Rate: 48%,

    Net Price: $34,850,

    SAT Range: 1200-1370,

  11. #15 Best Colleges in Pennsylvania.

    Temple University

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    4 Year,

    PHILADELPHIA, PA,

    5548 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says Absolutely love it here. Coming from a small city, moving to a big city really opened my eyes. At first, I thought it was going to be a horrible decision on my end. The crime rates can be nerve....

    Read 5548 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 60%,

    Net Price: $23,254,

    SAT Range: 1010-1230,

  12. #18 Best Colleges in Pennsylvania.

    University of Scranton

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    4 Year,

    SCRANTON, PA,

    641 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says The University of Scranton is an amazing school to attend for your degree! The people, professors, & staff are all so friendly. There are tons of things to do on & off campus & it’s a really fun....

    Read 641 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 76%,

    Net Price: $36,093,

    SAT Range: 1100-1280,

  13. #22 Best Colleges in Pennsylvania.

    University of the Sciences

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    4 Year,

    PHILADELPHIA, PA,

    573 Niche users give it an average review of 3.4 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says Although I have only completed my first year of college at University of the Sciences, it was one of the best years of my life. Not only am I surrounded by fellow peers and classmates who have the....

    Read 573 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Acceptance Rate: 71%,

    Net Price: $31,497,

    SAT Range: 1110-1320,

  14. #23 Best Colleges in Pennsylvania.

    Allegheny College

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    4 Year,

    MEADVILLE, PA,

    920 Niche users give it an average review of 3.4 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Allegheny College is a struggle. There is not one part of my experience here that has been easy in the slightest. The campus is beautiful, with great red brick roads and cool academic buildings that....

    Read 920 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Acceptance Rate: 73%,

    Net Price: $26,376,

    SAT Range: 1140-1350,

  15. #24 Best Colleges in Pennsylvania.

    Susquehanna University

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    4 Year,

    SELINSGROVE, PA,

    817 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Susquehanna has always been my dream college and even though I didn't get to go there right away, I'm more than happy that I got to transfer for my Bachelor's. The community and environment are so....

    Read 817 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Acceptance Rate: 73%,

    Net Price: $26,597,

    SAT Range: 1020-1230,