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2024 Top Public Universities in Pennsylvania

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  1. #1 Top Public Universities in Pennsylvania.

    University of Pittsburgh

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    4 Year,

    PITTSBURGH, PA,

    4334 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says My interest in the University of Pittsburgh was sparked by my volunteer experience at UPMC, where I witnessed the impact of medical care on patients and their families. As a high school senior, I....

    Read 4334 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Acceptance Rate: 67%,

    Net Price: $22,996,

    SAT Range: 1250-1470,

  2. #2 Top Public Universities in Pennsylvania.

    Penn State

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    4 Year,

    UNIVERSITY PARK, PA,

    7542 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says I am a proud Penn State freshman and the first one in my family to attend a university! I started my journey as a Penn State student 5 days after graduating high school! I graduated on a Tuesday and....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Acceptance Rate: 56%,

    Net Price: $26,151,

    SAT Range: 1160-1360,

  3. #3 Top Public Universities in Pennsylvania.

    Temple University

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    4 Year,

    PHILADELPHIA, PA,

    5807 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says So far, in my first semester here, I think Temple University, Japan Campus is great! It feels like my teachers and the admin really care about the students here. There are so many fun activities and....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 72%,

    Net Price: $23,224,

    SAT Range: 1010-1230,

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  5. #5 Top Public Universities in Pennsylvania.

    Slippery Rock University

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    4 Year,

    SLIPPERY ROCK, PA,

    1621 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says Overall I love SRU, the professors are great, you are in small classes to allow more one on one with your professors. SRU offers a huge variety of classes, clubs, and more you can be involved in. It....

    Read 1621 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Acceptance Rate: 79%,

    Net Price: $12,364,

    SAT Range: 970-1170,

  6. #6 Top Public Universities in Pennsylvania.

    Penn State York

    4 Year,

    YORK, PA,

    177 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says When I first started attending Penn State, I was nervous and lost because it was a completely different environment from the one I experienced in high school. In addition, I felt like I was not....

    Read 177 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Acceptance Rate: 85%,

    Net Price: $19,581,

    SAT Range: 1030-1300,

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  8. #9 Top Public Universities in Pennsylvania.

    Penn State Erie - The Behrend College

    4 Year,

    ERIE, PA,

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

    Featured Review: Freshman says Penn State Behrend really is a nice campus. The fall time is one of the best times to be on campus. The colors are so beautiful and vibrant. Now, for the classes and people it is the same way. The....

    Read 857 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Acceptance Rate: 89%,

    Net Price: $23,428,

    SAT Range: 1050-1280,

  9. #11 Top Public Universities in Pennsylvania.

    Penn State Berks

    4 Year,

    READING, PA,

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

    Featured Review: Freshman says Penn State Berks fosters an intimate academic setting with class sizes typically ranging from 35-40 which varies depending on your major. The environment has no major distractions which allows for a... There are numerous resources, such as the learning center and accessible office hours, which facilitate both peer and faculty mentorship. However, the small campus does pose limitations on... On the positive side, the housing situation at Penn State Berks is commendable. All on-campus students enjoy spacious suites, with a maximum of three individuals sharing a bathroom. Overall,....

    Read 514 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Acceptance Rate: 87%,

    Net Price: $22,393,

    SAT Range: 1000-1200,

  10. Penn State Harrisburg

    4 Year,

    MIDDLETOWN, PA,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says PSH is a great place to get an education if you are okay with sacrificing the party scene that a lot of people look for in a college. If you are looking for somewhere that you can focus and do well....

    Read 693 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 88%,

    Net Price: $22,306,

    SAT Range: 1050-1290,

  11. Penn State Lehigh Valley

    4 Year,

    CENTER VALLEY, PA,

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

    Featured Review: Sophomore says Commuting students can face challenges staying involved, but the campus excels in organizing fun and interactive events that bring the student body closer. One highlight is the campus's commitment to....

    Read 121 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 85%,

    Net Price: $18,152,

    SAT Range: 1010-1200,

  12. Millersville University of Pennsylvania

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    4 Year,

    MILLERSVILLE, PA,

    1528 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says Millersville University offers a transformative and enriching experience for students, making it an exceptional institution. At the heart of this academic haven is a commitment to fostering a vibrant...The campus itself is a picturesque setting that enhances the overall experience. With state-of-the-art facilities, students have access to resources that support both academic and extracurricular....

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    Overall Niche Grade: B minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 96%,

    Net Price: $17,995,

    SAT Range: 1000-1220,

  13. University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg

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    4 Year,

    GREENSBURG, PA,

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

    Featured Review: Freshman says It's a very safe school but too peaceful. The whole school environment is beautiful. If you don't have a car, the best option to go out is to take Uber. The bus on campus only runs on weekdays. It...Anyway, Pitt-Greensburg is a good school for studying. Although there doesn't have a variety of class options on the main campus, the professors are generally ok. If you want to relocate to the main....

    Read 388 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 91%,

    Net Price: $17,644,

    SAT Range: 1030-1210,

  14. Pennsylvania College of Technology

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    4 Year,

    WILLIAMSPORT, PA,

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

    Featured Review: Sophomore says I’m a welding major. The welding courses and hands-on training are top notch. The welding teachers are experts and really want to teach you and help you to perfect your skills. PCT is known for....

    Read 631 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 100%,

    Net Price: $23,146,

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