Accredited Online Colleges Based in Pennsylvania

School Accepts Transfer Credits Freshman Acceptance Rate Financial Aid Rate Graduation Rate

340 Dekalb Pike
Blue Bell, PA 19422
(215) 641-6300

No N/A 61% 14%

4701 College Drive
Erie, PA 16563
(814) 898-6000

No N/A 82% 67%

Old Rte 115
Lehman, PA 18627
(570) 675-2171

No N/A 87% 49%

120 Ridge View Dr
Dunmore, PA 18512
(570) 963-2500

No N/A 92% 46%

4000 University Dr
McKeesport, PA 15131
(412) 675-9000

No N/A 96% 46%

One College Avenue
Williamsport, PA 17701
(570) 326-3761

No N/A 86% 47%

1031 Edgecomb Ave
York, PA 17403
(717) 771-4000

No N/A 88% 47%

1420 Pine Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102
(888) 467-3472

No N/A 84% 33%

600 S 43rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
(215) 596-8800

No N/A 98% 74%

4200 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15260
(412) 624-4141

No N/A 787% 79%

800 Allegheny Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15233
(412) 323- 2323

No N/A 69% 10%

10 S Second St
Reading, PA 19603
(610) 372-4721

No N/A 84% 8%

400 E Second St
Bloomsburg, PA 17815
(570) 389-4000

No N/A 78% 61%

250 University Ave
California, PA 15419
(724) 938-4000

No N/A 92% 51%

1400 Montgomery Ave
Rosemont, PA 19010
(610) 527-0200

No N/A 99% 61%

840 Wood St
Clarion, PA 16214
(814) 393-2000

No N/A 91% 49%

800 Linden Street
Scranton, PA 18510
(570) 941-7400

No N/A 94% 83%

4525 Education Park Dr
Schnecksville, PA 18078
(610) 799-2121

No N/A 66% 14%

University Avenue and High Street
West Chester, PA 19383
(610) 436-1000

No N/A 80% 69%

319 South Market Street
New Wilmington, PA 16172
(724) 946-8761

No N/A 100% 78%

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Pennsylvania Schools vs US State Average

Graduation Rate and Average Test score at Public 4-year Institutions

    • 62% Pennsylvania
      Graduation Rate
    • 1473 SAT Pennsylvania
      Average Test Score
    • 56% National
      Graduation Rate
    • 21.1 ACT National
      Average Test Score

Average Tuitions and Fees in Pennsylvania

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Pennsylvania Institutions

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    Degree-Granting Institutions
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The state is home to 50 companies in the Fortune 500, including U.S. Steel, PPG Industries, and H.J. Heinz. Erie is home to GE Transportation Systems, the nation's largest producer of train locomotive

Once known for its steel and coal industries, medical and health service industries are now two of the fastest-growing industries in Pennsylvania. The state is home to 50 companies in the Fortune 500, including U.S. Steel, PPG Industries, and H.J. Heinz. Erie is home to GE Transportation Systems, the nation's largest producer of train locomotives. Pennsylvania is recognized as a leader in the financial and insurance industries, as well as agricultural production which includes mushrooms, apples, Christmas trees, and layer chickens. Much of the state is rural, which has impacted its economy and politics. For both its rural and urban populace, a diverse selection of certificate and degree programs related to these industries is available at online colleges throughout the state.

Among Pennsylvania's public schools, the University of Pittsburgh's College of General Studies offers online courses, as does Cheyney University. West Chester University offers online certificates and courses as well as an online master in business administration and in special education. Several community colleges offer hybrid and fully online courses and degree programs, including the Community College of Philadelphia.

Many private not-for-profit and for-profit universities throughout Pennsylvania offer a variety of online degree programs. Carnegie Mellon University's Open Learning Initiative makes courses and materials available free and online to the public. CMU also offers professional training and degrees through hybrid and online distance learning programs. The University of Pennsylvania offers free online, non-credit courses, as well as for-credit, tuition paid courses. Well known for-profit online schools, including Strayer University, Everest Institute, and the University of Phoenix, have locations throughout the state.