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2023 Colleges with the Best Student Life in Pennsylvania

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  1. #1 Colleges with the Best Student Life in Pennsylvania.

    Penn State

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    4 Year,

    UNIVERSITY PARK, PA,

    7270 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,

  2. #3 Colleges with the Best Student Life in Pennsylvania.

    University of Pittsburgh

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    4 Year,

    PITTSBURGH, PA,

    4216 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,

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  4. #4 Colleges with the Best Student Life in Pennsylvania.

    Temple University

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    4 Year,

    PHILADELPHIA, PA,

    5650 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,

  5. #6 Colleges with the Best Student Life in Pennsylvania.

    Lehigh University

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    4 Year,

    BETHLEHEM, PA,

    897 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 897 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 50%,

    Net Price: $29,098,

    SAT Range: 1260-1430,

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  7. #9 Colleges with the Best Student Life in Pennsylvania.

    Bucknell University

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    4 Year,

    LEWISBURG, PA,

    781 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..

    Read 781 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Acceptance Rate: 38%,

    Net Price: $39,359,

    SAT Range: 1250-1430,

  8. #11 Colleges with the Best Student Life in Pennsylvania.

    Slippery Rock University

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    4 Year,

    SLIPPERY ROCK, PA,

    1543 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says I loved Slippery Rock University! It was the only school I applied to because I knew early on that I wanted to go there. It was the only public university in Pennsylvania to have my major, integrated....

    Read 1543 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Acceptance Rate: 74%,

    Net Price: $18,117,

    SAT Range: 1000-1170,

  9. #12 Colleges with the Best Student Life 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,

  10. #13 Colleges with the Best Student Life in Pennsylvania.

    Kutztown University of Pennsylvania

    4 Year,

    KUTZTOWN, PA,

    1634 Niche users give it an average review of 3.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says Going to KU has been the best decision I made in my entire life, as well as the best thing that has ever happened to me. From debating world issues in Model UN to traveling to Washington DC to work....

    Read 1634 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 93%,

    Net Price: $21,673,

    SAT Range: 950-1120,

  11. #14 Colleges with the Best Student Life in Pennsylvania.

    Carnegie Mellon University

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    4 Year,

    PITTSBURGH, PA,

    1438 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....

    Read 1438 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 17%,

    Net Price: $36,983,

    SAT Range: 1460-1560,

  12. #16 Colleges with the Best Student Life in Pennsylvania.

    West Chester University of Pennsylvania

    4 Year,

    WEST CHESTER, PA,

    1774 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says West Chester University is a great school to attend, especially if you are interested in becoming a nurse or educator. I specifically went to this school for early education and special education.....

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    Overall Niche Grade: B minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 86%,

    Net Price: $19,336,

    SAT Range: 1010-1180,

  13. #20 Colleges with the Best Student Life in Pennsylvania.

    Carlow University

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    4 Year,

    PITTSBURGH, PA,

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

    Featured Review: Graduate Student says I’m just starting my journey with Carlow. The outstanding feedback and quick replies to questions has been incredible by all involved. I’m very excited to start the 2.5 year DNS nursing program with...I am not required to be on campus but I have viewed it online and I am impressed. The program will start with classes, full time courses followed by clinicals. After speaking with one of leading admissions professors about the program, and how interested and welcoming she made me...I really hope this journey is a smooth one till the end. I plan on promoting carlow university to anyone I know that is looking to complete their graduate and undergraduate schooling, especially in...I had looked at a few schools before stumbling on Carlow, now I’m convinced given the reasonable tuition and program components, I have no doubt that it willMost definitely exceed my expectations as it already has..

    Read 489 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 94%,

    Net Price: $21,212,

    SAT Range: 980-1140,

  14. #21 Colleges with the Best Student Life 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,

  15. #23 Colleges with the Best Student Life in Pennsylvania.

    Indiana University of Pennsylvania

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    4 Year,

    INDIANA, PA,

    2675 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says I am a current international student at Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP). My campus is a very diverse campus open to everyone in the community. I came a here alone with no one but IUP gave me....

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    Overall Niche Grade: B minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 93%,

    Net Price: $20,933,

    SAT Range: 930-1130,

  16. #24 Colleges with the Best Student Life 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,

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