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2022 Best Liberal Arts Colleges in Pennsylvania

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  1. #1 Best Liberal Arts Colleges in Pennsylvania.

    Haverford College

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    4 Year,

    HAVERFORD, PA,

    248 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says Haverford is a great place! This is very cliche but the community is amazing, the professors are supportive and very knowledgable, and the atmosphere is welcoming! I chose Haverford because of the....

    Read 248 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 18%,

    Net Price: $25,215,

    SAT Range: 1360-1520,

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  2. #2 Best Liberal Arts Colleges in Pennsylvania.

    Swarthmore College

    4 Year,

    SWARTHMORE, PA,

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

    Featured Review: Sophomore says I'm a rising sophomore, so I might change a bit of what I'll say here.My favorite aspect of Swarthmore is the academics. On the professor and academic assistance side, everyone has been patient and encouraging all throughout.I'd met professors who are simply the kindest, most passionate souls I have ever met. The presence of a dedicated Writing Center (getting help with presentations/papers from experienced upperclassman...The college's curriculum offers a great deal of flexibility, but also some structure. In particular, the distributional requirement for graduation is a prime example of this. Under it, you must take....

    Read 418 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 9%,

    Net Price: $20,360,

    SAT Range: 1390-1540,

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  3. #3 Best Liberal Arts Colleges in Pennsylvania.

    Lafayette College

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    4 Year,

    EASTON, PA,

    640 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 640 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 36%,

    Net Price: $28,735,

    SAT Range: 1250-1440,

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  5. #4 Best Liberal Arts Colleges in Pennsylvania.

    Bucknell University

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    4 Year,

    LEWISBURG, PA,

    776 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 776 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 38%,

    Net Price: $39,359,

    SAT Range: 1250-1430,

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  6. #5 Best Liberal Arts Colleges in Pennsylvania.

    Bryn Mawr College

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    4 Year,

    BRYN MAWR, PA,

    435 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says I love the traditions at Bryn Mawr! By participating in them, you will feel incredibly at home and like you belong and are loved. Additionally, by going to Bryn Mawr, you are able to take classes at....

    Read 435 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Acceptance Rate: 38%,

    Net Price: $37,015,

    SAT Range: 1310-1500,

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  7. #6 Best Liberal Arts Colleges in Pennsylvania.

    Franklin & Marshall College

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    4 Year,

    LANCASTER, PA,

    853 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 853 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Acceptance Rate: 37%,

    Net Price: $28,038,

    SAT Range: 1200-1420,

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  9. #7 Best Liberal Arts Colleges in Pennsylvania.

    Gettysburg College

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    4 Year,

    GETTYSBURG, PA,

    603 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 603 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Acceptance Rate: 48%,

    Net Price: $34,850,

    SAT Range: 1200-1370,

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  10. #8 Best Liberal Arts Colleges in Pennsylvania.

    Dickinson College

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    4 Year,

    CARLISLE, PA,

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

    Featured Review: Sophomore says I've had a generally positive experience here; I think a lot of what I hear people complaining about are issues that are either just colleges in general or are things that are an indicator of a more....

    Read 657 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Acceptance Rate: 52%,

    Net Price: $37,342,

    SAT Range: 1190-1365,

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  11. #9 Best Liberal Arts Colleges in Pennsylvania.

    Muhlenberg College

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    4 Year,

    ALLENTOWN, PA,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says I loved Muhlenberg- the people really made my experience. Everyone is so friendly and genuinely kind. I have never met better people. Going to Muhlenberg helped me become a happier and kinder person.....

    Read 481 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 62%,

    Net Price: $35,152,

    SAT Range: 1170-1350,

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  12. #10 Best Liberal Arts Colleges in Pennsylvania.

    Allegheny College

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    4 Year,

    MEADVILLE, PA,

    924 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 924 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Acceptance Rate: 73%,

    Net Price: $26,376,

    SAT Range: 1140-1350,

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  13. #11 Best Liberal Arts Colleges in Pennsylvania.

    Susquehanna University

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    4 Year,

    SELINSGROVE, PA,

    822 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 822 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Acceptance Rate: 73%,

    Net Price: $26,597,

    SAT Range: 1020-1230,

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  14. #12 Best Liberal Arts Colleges in Pennsylvania.

    Juniata College

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    4 Year,

    HUNTINGDON, PA,

    883 Niche users give it an average review of 3.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Niche User says As a parent of a Juniata student, the experience has been excellent! The administration and professors really care about the students. There are many beloved traditions--from Mountain Day, to....

    Read 883 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Acceptance Rate: 71%,

    Net Price: $24,524,

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  15. #13 Best Liberal Arts Colleges in Pennsylvania.

    Saint Vincent College - Pennsylvania

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    4 Year,

    LATROBE, PA,

    524 Niche users give it an average review of 3.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says As a long-ago graduate of Saint Vincent College, I can speak of the excellent academic standards, beautiful campus, and sense of pride within the community. Now as a parent, I am very fortunate that....

    Read 524 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Acceptance Rate: 72%,

    Net Price: $21,169,

    SAT Range: 960-1190,

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  16. #14 Best Liberal Arts Colleges in Pennsylvania.

    Ursinus College

    4 Year,

    COLLEGEVILLE, PA,

    465 Niche users give it an average review of 3.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says Beautiful campus and very warm, friendly environment. Professors want to see you succeed and the programs that I was involved in offered limitless opportunities for those who showed the interest and....

    Read 465 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Acceptance Rate: 80%,

    Net Price: $31,400,

    SAT Range: 1150-1330,

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  17. #15 Best Liberal Arts Colleges in Pennsylvania.

    Washington & Jefferson College

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    4 Year,

    WASHINGTON, PA,

    701 Niche users give it an average review of 3.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says I am a current sophomore here at W&J and so far I have had a super positive experience! It is really easy to be involved on campus and even though I am only a sophomore I have multiple leadership...Coming in I had no clue what I wanted to major in and all of my professors have been super helpful in helping me figure out my path. Honestly the professors are one of the best parts of this school...It is very easy to be a student athlete here and I have found that all professors and coaches are willing to work with you so that you can manage a reasonable schedule. Good time management is....

    Read 701 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Acceptance Rate: 90%,

    Net Price: $27,477,

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  18. #16 Best Liberal Arts Colleges in Pennsylvania.

    Penn State Berks

    4 Year,

    READING, PA,

    497 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says I really enjoy Penn State Berks! The campus is very welcoming and getting help for academics is super accessible! The campus offers a wide variety of activities and clubs to join varying from....

    Read 497 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Acceptance Rate: 87%,

    Net Price: $22,393,

    SAT Range: 1000-1200,

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  19. #17 Best Liberal Arts Colleges in Pennsylvania.

    Elizabethtown College

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    4 Year,

    ELIZABETHTOWN, PA,

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

    Featured Review: Sophomore says Elizabethtown College has a reputation that seems like is may be unachievable. This statement is far from true. In my short time being now just a sophomore at this divine college, I have grown more....

    Read 663 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Acceptance Rate: 86%,

    Net Price: $25,767,

    SAT Range: 1080-1280,

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  20. Lebanon Valley College

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    4 Year,

    ANNVILLE, PA,

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

    Featured Review: Freshman says Professors learn every students name in their classes.There are many places to choose from to study or do homework throughout the campus. The bulding and classrooms are nice and are decent sizes for....

    Read 567 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Acceptance Rate: 78%,

    Net Price: $27,963,

    SAT Range: 1070-1260,

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  21. #18 Best Liberal Arts Colleges in Pennsylvania.

    Lycoming College

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    4 Year,

    WILLIAMSPORT, PA,

    535 Niche users give it an average review of 3.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says My favorite thing about Lycoming is the connection I feel with other students and professors. A small liberal arts college is exactly what I needed from my college experience. I can always go to my....

    Read 535 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Acceptance Rate: 65%,

    Net Price: $19,659,

    SAT Range: 1010-1210,

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  22. King's College - Pennsylvania

    4 Year,

    WILKES-BARRE, PA,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says What I love about King’s college is that it feels like you’re in a loving community. Everyone is so nice and willing to help each other out. The professors also get a chance to work with you one on....

    Read 391 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Acceptance Rate: 87%,

    Net Price: $27,561,

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  23. #19 Best Liberal Arts Colleges in Pennsylvania.

    Westminster College - Pennsylvania

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    4 Year,

    NEW WILMINGTON, PA,

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

    Featured Review: Freshman says Westminster College is an absolutely amazing place to be. The people here are some of the best I have ever met and they make up for anything negative about the college. The campus is small and easy....

    Read 450 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Acceptance Rate: 67%,

    Net Price: $21,101,

    SAT Range: 970-1180,

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  24. York College of Pennsylvania

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    4 Year,

    YORK, PA,

    1245 Niche users give it an average review of 3.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Niche User says York College felt like home. Everyone was so welcoming. Any questions you had they would immediately answer throughly. The food was very good and they had many options! They literally have a rock....

    Read 1245 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 71%,

    Net Price: $22,876,

    SAT Range: 990-1190,

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  25. Cairn University

    4 Year,

    LANGHORNE, PA,

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

    Featured Review: Freshman says Liked the classes, chapel, professors. Good spiritual atmosphere for a Christian campus. Good amount of activities each part of the year. Best all campus activity was Starry Night ( Christmas light...Get better dining hall food! Quality is definitely lacking and more variety..

    Read 532 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 81%,

    Net Price: $23,396,

    SAT Range: 1000-1250,

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  26. Penn State Beaver

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    4 Year,

    MONACA, PA,

    150 Niche users give it an average review of 3.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says Penn State Beaver is small campus, located about 20 minutes from the Pittsburg airport. It has a diverse student base and most professors know students on a first name basis. The professors are also....

    Read 150 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 64%,

    Net Price: $16,711,

    SAT Range: 1000-1210,

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  27. Moravian University

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    4 Year,

    BETHLEHEM, PA,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says Professors are incredibly kind and knowledgeable; they will make every effort to help you succeed. The small-school feel is real and allows you to have more connections with your professors and take....

    Read 489 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 80%,

    Net Price: $29,936,

    SAT Range: 1050-1200,

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