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2023 Best Value Colleges in Pennsylvania

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  1. #2 Best Value Colleges in Pennsylvania.

    Carnegie Mellon University

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    4 Year,

    PITTSBURGH, PA,

    1441 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,

  2. #3 Best Value Colleges in Pennsylvania.

    Lehigh University

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    4 Year,

    BETHLEHEM, PA,

    906 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..

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 50%,

    Net Price: $29,098,

    SAT Range: 1260-1430,

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  5. #7 Best Value Colleges in Pennsylvania.

    Haverford College

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    4 Year,

    HAVERFORD, PA,

    255 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 255 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 18%,

    Net Price: $25,215,

    SAT Range: 1360-1520,

  6. #8 Best Value Colleges in Pennsylvania.

    Bucknell University

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    4 Year,

    LEWISBURG, PA,

    783 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 783 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Acceptance Rate: 38%,

    Net Price: $39,359,

    SAT Range: 1250-1430,

  7. #9 Best Value Colleges in Pennsylvania.

    Thomas Jefferson University

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    4 Year,

    PHILADELPHIA, PA,

    1052 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!.

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    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 70%,

    Net Price: $29,255,

    SAT Range: 1090-1270,

  8. #10 Best Value Colleges in Pennsylvania.

    University of Pittsburgh

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    4 Year,

    PITTSBURGH, PA,

    4228 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 4228 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Acceptance Rate: 64%,

    Net Price: $22,346,

    SAT Range: 1250-1420,

  9. #11 Best Value Colleges in Pennsylvania.

    Misericordia University

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    4 Year,

    DALLAS, PA,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Misericordia has felt like home since the first time I stepped on campus when I was getting recruited to play softball. Since I started at MU in the Fall of 2019, I have since seen the university....

    Read 597 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Acceptance Rate: 83%,

    Net Price: $27,693,

    SAT Range: 1050-1220,

  10. #12 Best Value Colleges in Pennsylvania.

    Holy Family University

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    4 Year,

    PHILADELPHIA, PA,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Be a part of a family that knows and cares about you and your future, HFU, you belong here!A catholic private university found right in northeast Philadelphia, with one of the safest neighborhoods and approachable professors due to smaller class size that really helps with building....

    Read 316 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: C+,

    Acceptance Rate: 78%,

    Net Price: $15,234,

    SAT Range: 870-1080,

  11. #15 Best Value Colleges in Pennsylvania.

    Gettysburg College

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    4 Year,

    GETTYSBURG, PA,

    610 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 610 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 48%,

    Net Price: $34,850,

    SAT Range: 1200-1370,

  12. #16 Best Value Colleges in Pennsylvania.

    Immaculata University

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    4 Year,

    IMMACULATA, PA,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says This school is great for those focusing on an education or college athletics career. The student to faculty ratio is unmatched and they are always willing to give help when needed. Teachers are...For social life, a lot of the sports teams have houses and apartments and host parties. There is a town center (west Chester) about 15 mins away where all of the bars are located. The social aspect....

    Read 301 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 82%,

    Net Price: $28,952,

    SAT Range: 990-1170,

  13. #19 Best Value Colleges in Pennsylvania.

    Muhlenberg College

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    4 Year,

    ALLENTOWN, PA,

    490 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 490 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 62%,

    Net Price: $35,152,

    SAT Range: 1170-1350,

  14. #20 Best Value Colleges in Pennsylvania.

    Westminster College - Pennsylvania

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    4 Year,

    NEW WILMINGTON, PA,

    456 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 456 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 77%,

    Net Price: $21,101,

    SAT Range: 970-1180,

  15. #21 Best Value Colleges in Pennsylvania.

    Drexel University

    4 Year,

    PHILADELPHIA, PA,

    3068 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..

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    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 77%,

    Net Price: $39,463,

    SAT Range: 1180-1380,

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