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2023 Best Colleges for Student Athletes in Pennsylvania

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  1. #2 Best Colleges for Student Athletes in Pennsylvania.

    Penn State

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    4 Year,

    UNIVERSITY PARK, PA,

    7263 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says I chose Penn State University because of the multitude of research and other science-related opportunities that are afforded to you when attending a large university. I also love the overall....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 56%,

    Net Price: $26,151,

    SAT Range: 1160-1360,

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  3. #4 Best Colleges for Student Athletes in Pennsylvania.

    University of Pittsburgh

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    4 Year,

    PITTSBURGH, PA,

    4215 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....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Acceptance Rate: 64%,

    Net Price: $22,346,

    SAT Range: 1250-1420,

  4. #5 Best Colleges for Student Athletes in Pennsylvania.

    Bucknell University

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    4 Year,

    LEWISBURG, PA,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says Freshman year was rough due to Covid restrictions. Each year has gotten better, especially the food! The administration actually listened to the complaints and ungraded the selections.The campus is beautiful, but Lewisburg is a small town so aside from a few bars and restaurants there is not much to do in town. The trade off is that it is very safe. Greek life is big, but anyone can get involved and if you are not interested in the party scene there is still a lot to do on campus. The academics are challenging but most of my professors have...The housing is variable...some dorms are nicer than others, but the school guarantees housing all 4 years..

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    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Acceptance Rate: 38%,

    Net Price: $39,359,

    SAT Range: 1250-1430,

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  6. #7 Best Colleges for Student Athletes in Pennsylvania.

    Lehigh University

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    4 Year,

    BETHLEHEM, PA,

    895 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 895 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 50%,

    Net Price: $29,098,

    SAT Range: 1260-1430,

  7. #9 Best Colleges for Student Athletes in Pennsylvania.

    Carnegie Mellon University

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    4 Year,

    PITTSBURGH, PA,

    1435 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says Going to school at Carnegie Mellon University was one of the hardest experiences of my life thus far. During most of the journey I resented the challenges and felt weighed down by the work and....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 17%,

    Net Price: $36,983,

    SAT Range: 1460-1560,

  8. #10 Best Colleges for Student Athletes in Pennsylvania.

    Haverford College

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    4 Year,

    HAVERFORD, PA,

    253 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 253 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 18%,

    Net Price: $25,215,

    SAT Range: 1360-1520,

  9. #11 Best Colleges for Student Athletes in Pennsylvania.

    Temple University

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    4 Year,

    PHILADELPHIA, PA,

    5642 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says As a transferring student to Temple University, it was quite what I had expected. I had already been around the campus and had an idea of what it would be like. I really like how diverse the....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 71%,

    Net Price: $23,254,

    SAT Range: 1010-1230,

  10. #12 Best Colleges for Student Athletes in Pennsylvania.

    Drexel University

    4 Year,

    PHILADELPHIA, PA,

    3059 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says I couldn’t have committed to any other College than Drexel! As a leading university located in the heart of a vibrant city like Philadelphia, there is more than enough to explore with the...The major factor that convinced me to Drexel was their Co-Op programme! Drexel has the renowned the equips students with classroom learning and on the job experience which allows students to have a...Drexel education leaves a huge impact on every student that attends which in turn affects everyone around them positively.I love Drexel and everything there is with it, hence, there isn’t a thing I’d like see change about the school..

    Read 3059 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 77%,

    Net Price: $39,463,

    SAT Range: 1180-1380,

  11. #13 Best Colleges for Student Athletes in Pennsylvania.

    Saint Francis University

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    4 Year,

    LORETTO, PA,

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

    Featured Review: Niche User says I loved the friendly and welcoming environment. A college is a big step in one's future and everyone there was so welcoming and warming that it made me feel better about starting that new step in the....

    Read 566 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Acceptance Rate: 59%,

    Net Price: $29,393,

    SAT Range: 1010-1220,

  12. #15 Best Colleges for Student Athletes in Pennsylvania.

    Franklin & Marshall College

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    4 Year,

    LANCASTER, PA,

    856 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 856 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 37%,

    Net Price: $28,038,

    SAT Range: 1200-1420,

  13. #17 Best Colleges for Student Athletes in Pennsylvania.

    Gettysburg College

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    4 Year,

    GETTYSBURG, PA,

    608 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 608 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 48%,

    Net Price: $34,850,

    SAT Range: 1200-1370,

  14. #18 Best Colleges for Student Athletes in Pennsylvania.

    Muhlenberg College

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    4 Year,

    ALLENTOWN, PA,

    485 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 485 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 62%,

    Net Price: $35,152,

    SAT Range: 1170-1350,

  15. #19 Best Colleges for Student Athletes in Pennsylvania.

    La Salle University

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    4 Year,

    PHILADELPHIA, PA,

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

    Featured Review: Sophomore says I am an incoming sophomore nursing student at La Salle University. I personally really enjoy the school, campus, and my peers. The surrounding area is not the best safety wise, but the school has a....

    Read 873 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Acceptance Rate: 76%,

    Net Price: $25,401,

    SAT Range: 870-1080,

  16. #20 Best Colleges for Student Athletes in Pennsylvania.

    Messiah University

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    4 Year,

    MECHANICSBURG, PA,

    1267 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says It is a christian university and there are many great things about it. However, many of the students who attend lack maturity and it can be disappointing when trying to find good christian... As far as the majors, I have experience in 6 different majors. The Bible program can be intense but it is good. Our music major is okay, but definitely more band focused than choir. Our business and...Good luck choosing a school and God bless!.

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    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Acceptance Rate: 78%,

    Net Price: $27,641,

    SAT Range: 1080-1310,

  17. #21 Best Colleges for Student Athletes in Pennsylvania.

    Robert Morris University - Pennsylvania

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    4 Year,

    MOON TOWNSHIP, PA,

    1131 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says Robert Morris University has an extremely friendly environment with an extremely low chance for violence happening. All of the people that I met there were friendly and my experience reminded me of....

    Read 1131 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Acceptance Rate: 86%,

    Net Price: $26,917,

    SAT Range: 1040-1230,

  18. #22 Best Colleges for Student Athletes in Pennsylvania.

    Thomas Jefferson University

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    4 Year,

    PHILADELPHIA, PA,

    1048 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Graduate Student says I am currently 1 year into a two MS program for UX Design. Moving across the country to attend school is not a new thing, but doing it with a family was daunting to say the least. Jefferson has been...I am currently a full-time employee, student, and dad. My professors and cohort members have been amazing to work with. Their knowledge and backgrounds are diverse which has helped me learn and grow...My professors come from incredible backgrounds and are able to provide daily examples/experiences that apply to the courses I am taking. It has made me better in my current job and helped me hone in...I would highly recommend TJU to any student looking to further their education!.

    Read 1048 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 70%,

    Net Price: $29,255,

    SAT Range: 1090-1270,

  19. #24 Best Colleges for Student Athletes in Pennsylvania.

    Gannon University

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    4 Year,

    ERIE, PA,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says Overall, I really enjoy my time at Gannon. I find that overall, the professors are friendly and genuinely care about learning. I cannot speak to science/business, but almost all of the humanities....

    Read 820 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Acceptance Rate: 79%,

    Net Price: $22,839,

    SAT Range: 990-1210,

  20. #25 Best Colleges for Student Athletes in Pennsylvania.

    Susquehanna University

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    4 Year,

    SELINSGROVE, PA,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says Loved my experience at SU! It's such a homey place, with lots of extra curricular options and autonomy in path of study. The power levels are not far apart, the university president is a casual,....

    Read 833 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Acceptance Rate: 73%,

    Net Price: $26,597,

    SAT Range: 1020-1230,

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