List of 100 best universities in Pennsylvania

We ranked 100 best universities in Pennsylvania based on their reputation, research performance, and alumni impact. We processed 47.5M citations received by 966K publications made by 155 universities in Pennsylvania, measured the popularity of 5,410 recognized alumni, and utilized the largest available links database (to compare non-academic prominence).

#1 in Pennsylvania
Acceptance Rate
9%
Average SAT
1515
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$24,167
#2 in Pennsylvania
Acceptance Rate
55%
Receiving Aid
73%
Average Aid
$8,719
Enrollment
40,363
#3 in Pennsylvania
Acceptance Rate
64%
Average SAT
1332
Average ACT
30
Receiving Aid
78%
#4 in Pennsylvania
Acceptance Rate
17%
Average SAT
1510
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$36,983
#5 in Pennsylvania
Acceptance Rate
71%
Receiving Aid
91%
Average Aid
$11,161
Enrollment
37,236
#6 in Pennsylvania
Acceptance Rate
77%
Average SAT
1280
Average ACT
28
Net Price
$39,463
#7 in Pennsylvania
Acceptance Rate
70%
Average SAT
1180
Average ACT
24
Net Price
$29,255
#8 in Pennsylvania
Acceptance Rate
50%
Average SAT
1347
Average ACT
31
Net Price
$29,098
#9 in Pennsylvania
Acceptance Rate
31%
Average SAT
1390
Average ACT
32
Net Price
$38,303
#10 in Pennsylvania
Acceptance Rate
9%
Average SAT
1468
Average ACT
33
Net Price
$20,360
#11 in Pennsylvania
Acceptance Rate
77%
Average SAT
1195
Average ACT
26
Net Price
$32,408
#12 in Pennsylvania
Acceptance Rate
38%
Average SAT
1340
Average ACT
30
Net Price
$39,359
#13 in Pennsylvania
Acceptance Rate
38%
Net Price
$37,015
Receiving Aid
72%
Average Aid
$36,525
#14 in Pennsylvania
Acceptance Rate
18%
Average SAT
1440
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$25,215
#15 in Pennsylvania
Acceptance Rate
80%
Average SAT
1195
Average ACT
26
Net Price
$35,780
#16 in Pennsylvania
Acceptance Rate
76%
Net Price
$25,401
Receiving Aid
98%
Average Aid
$20,118
#17 in Pennsylvania
Acceptance Rate
36%
Average SAT
1345
Average ACT
31
Net Price
$28,735
#18 in Pennsylvania
Acceptance Rate
86%
Average SAT
1095
Average ACT
23
Receiving Aid
85%
#19 in Pennsylvania
Acceptance Rate
48%
Net Price
$34,850
Receiving Aid
92%
Average Aid
$37,000
#20 in Pennsylvania
Acceptance Rate
93%
Average SAT
1030
Average ACT
21
Receiving Aid
92%
#21 in Pennsylvania
Acceptance Rate
37%
Net Price
$28,038
Receiving Aid
59%
Average Aid
$48,000
#22 in Pennsylvania
Acceptance Rate
70%
Enrollment
750
Founded
1967
#23 in Pennsylvania
Acceptance Rate
75%
Average SAT
1123
Average ACT
23
Net Price
$32,695
#24 in Pennsylvania
Acceptance Rate
71%
Average SAT
1215
Average ACT
26
Net Price
$31,497
#25 in Pennsylvania
Acceptance Rate
52%
Net Price
$37,342
Receiving Aid
83%
Average Aid
$36,341
#26 in Pennsylvania
Acceptance Rate
73%
Net Price
$19,967
Receiving Aid
94%
Average Aid
$19,055
#27 in Pennsylvania
Acceptance Rate
79%
Average SAT
1190
Average ACT
26
Net Price
$36,093
#28 in Pennsylvania
Acceptance Rate
73%
Average SAT
1245
Average ACT
27
Net Price
$26,376
#29 in Pennsylvania
Acceptance Rate
59%
Average SAT
1115
Average ACT
24
Net Price
$29,393
#30 in Pennsylvania
Acceptance Rate
94%
Average SAT
1045
Average ACT
19
Receiving Aid
95%
#31 in Pennsylvania
Acceptance Rate
96%
Average SAT
1045
Average ACT
19
Receiving Aid
100%
#32 in Pennsylvania
Enrollment
5,723
Male:Female
68:32
Founded
1927
#33 in Pennsylvania
Acceptance Rate
89%
Receiving Aid
93%
Average Aid
$5,563
Enrollment
8,427
#34 in Pennsylvania
Acceptance Rate
87%
Net Price
$27,561
Receiving Aid
99%
Average Aid
$25,040
#35 in Pennsylvania
Acceptance Rate
74%
Average SAT
1065
Average ACT
22
Receiving Aid
94%
#36 in Pennsylvania
Acceptance Rate
85%
Average SAT
1095
Receiving Aid
91%
Average Aid
$5,672
#37 in Pennsylvania
Acceptance Rate
93%
Average SAT
1035
Average ACT
21
Receiving Aid
95%
#38 in Pennsylvania
Acceptance Rate
74%
Average SAT
1130
Average ACT
24
Net Price
$29,576
#39 in Pennsylvania
Acceptance Rate
62%
Average SAT
1260
Average ACT
29
Net Price
$35,152
#40 in Pennsylvania
Enrollment
3,133
Male:Female
37:63
#41 in Pennsylvania
Acceptance Rate
90%
Average SAT
944
Average ACT
17
Receiving Aid
98%
#42 in Pennsylvania
Acceptance Rate
92%
Average SAT
1135
Average ACT
23
Net Price
$30,281
#43 in Pennsylvania
Acceptance Rate
86%
Average SAT
1135
Average ACT
26
Net Price
$26,917
#44 in Pennsylvania
Acceptance Rate
73%
Net Price
$26,597
Receiving Aid
95%
Average Aid
$38,128
#45 in Pennsylvania
Acceptance Rate
80%
Average SAT
1240
Average ACT
28
Net Price
$31,400
#46 in Pennsylvania
Acceptance Rate
86%
Average SAT
1180
Average ACT
23
Net Price
$25,767
#47 in Pennsylvania
Acceptance Rate
93%
Average SAT
1030
Receiving Aid
95%
Average Aid
$6,397
#48 in Pennsylvania
Acceptance Rate
78%
Average SAT
1195
Average ACT
26
Net Price
$27,641
#49 in Pennsylvania
Acceptance Rate
76%
Net Price
$40,269
Receiving Aid
100%
Average Aid
$25,711
#50 in Pennsylvania
Acceptance Rate
94%
Average SAT
1020
Average ACT
20
Receiving Aid
98%
#51 in Pennsylvania
Acceptance Rate
80%
Net Price
$29,936
Receiving Aid
100%
Average Aid
$29,709
#52 in Pennsylvania
Acceptance Rate
64%
Average SAT
1100
Average ACT
22
Net Price
$23,961
#53 in Pennsylvania
Acceptance Rate
94%
Receiving Aid
99%
Average Aid
$6,932
Enrollment
4,465
#54 in Pennsylvania
Acceptance Rate
66%
Net Price
$28,310
Receiving Aid
100%
Average Aid
$24,740
#55 in Pennsylvania
Acceptance Rate
91%
Average SAT
1005
Average ACT
20
Receiving Aid
87%
#56 in Pennsylvania
Acceptance Rate
79%
Average SAT
1100
Average ACT
23
Net Price
$22,839
#57 in Pennsylvania
Acceptance Rate
88%
Net Price
$26,942
Receiving Aid
100%
Average Aid
$29,937
#58 in Pennsylvania
Acceptance Rate
67%
Net Price
$24,524
Receiving Aid
100%
Average Aid
$37,275
#59 in Pennsylvania
Acceptance Rate
85%
Average SAT
1060
Average ACT
21
Receiving Aid
95%
#60 in Pennsylvania
Acceptance Rate
71%
Average SAT
995
Net Price
$24,892
Receiving Aid
100%
#61 in Pennsylvania
Acceptance Rate
72%
Average SAT
1075
Average ACT
23
Net Price
$21,169
#62 in Pennsylvania
Acceptance Rate
78%
Average SAT
1237
Average ACT
27
Net Price
$22,371
#63 in Pennsylvania
Acceptance Rate
83%
Net Price
$27,693
Receiving Aid
100%
Average Aid
$21,131
#64 in Pennsylvania
Acceptance Rate
71%
Average SAT
1090
Average ACT
23
Net Price
$22,876
#65 in Pennsylvania
Acceptance Rate
90%
Net Price
$27,477
Receiving Aid
100%
Average Aid
$35,377
#66 in Pennsylvania
#1023 in North America
Acceptance Rate
65%
Average SAT
1110
Average ACT
23
Net Price
$19,659
#67 in Pennsylvania
#1027 in North America
Acceptance Rate
78%
Average SAT
1165
Average ACT
24
Net Price
$27,963
#68 in Pennsylvania
#1037 in North America
Acceptance Rate
82%
Average SAT
1090
Average ACT
24
Net Price
$21,657
#69 in Pennsylvania
#1052 in North America
Acceptance Rate
82%
Net Price
$19,553
Receiving Aid
97%
Average Aid
$20,674
#70 in Pennsylvania
#1060 in North America
Acceptance Rate
77%
Net Price
$21,101
Receiving Aid
100%
Average Aid
$28,815
#71 in Pennsylvania
#1072 in North America
Acceptance Rate
77%
Receiving Aid
81%
Average Aid
$7,821
#72 in Pennsylvania
#1080 in North America
Acceptance Rate
70%
Average SAT
1067
Average ACT
22
Net Price
$23,980
#73 in Pennsylvania
#1086 in North America
Acceptance Rate
79%
Net Price
$23,008
Receiving Aid
100%
Average Aid
$27,461
#74 in Pennsylvania
#1110 in North America
Acceptance Rate
85%
Enrollment
1,280
Male:Female
20:80
Founded
1919
#75 in Pennsylvania
#1137 in North America
Acceptance Rate
82%
Average SAT
1125
Average ACT
25
Net Price
$29,836
#76 in Pennsylvania
#1149 in North America
Acceptance Rate
69%
Average SAT
1000
Average ACT
20
Net Price
$23,932
#77 in Pennsylvania
#1169 in North America
Acceptance Rate
83%
Receiving Aid
73%
Average Aid
$6,506
Enrollment
4,441
#78 in Pennsylvania
#1172 in North America
Acceptance Rate
70%
Net Price
$27,129
Receiving Aid
100%
Average Aid
$22,811
#79 in Pennsylvania
#1201 in North America
Acceptance Rate
84%
Receiving Aid
78%
Average Aid
$7,166
#80 in Pennsylvania
#1205 in North America
Acceptance Rate
85%
Receiving Aid
88%
Average Aid
$5,301
Enrollment
4,565
#81 in Pennsylvania
#1211 in North America
Acceptance Rate
82%
Receiving Aid
82%
Average Aid
$7,014
Enrollment
2,732
#82 in Pennsylvania
#1248 in North America
Acceptance Rate
94%
Average SAT
1060
Average ACT
22
Net Price
$21,212
#83 in Pennsylvania
#1256 in North America
Acceptance Rate
62%
Average SAT
1033
Average ACT
21
Net Price
$21,875
#84 in Pennsylvania
#1272 in North America
Enrollment
854
Male:Female
66:34
#85 in Pennsylvania
#1279 in North America
Acceptance Rate
52%
Average SAT
1070
Average ACT
21
Net Price
$22,438
#86 in Pennsylvania
#1299 in North America
Acceptance Rate
84%
Receiving Aid
66%
Average Aid
$6,551
Enrollment
1,177
#87 in Pennsylvania
#1308 in North America
Acceptance Rate
92%
Average SAT
1020
Average ACT
21
Net Price
$22,318
#88 in Pennsylvania
#1315 in North America
Acceptance Rate
82%
Average SAT
1080
Average ACT
20
Net Price
$28,952
#89 in Pennsylvania
#1332 in North America
Acceptance Rate
92%
Average SAT
1048
Average ACT
22
Net Price
$28,530
#90 in Pennsylvania
#1336 in North America
Acceptance Rate
80%
Average SAT
990
Average ACT
19
Net Price
$29,471
#91 in Pennsylvania
#1358 in North America
Acceptance Rate
17%
Enrollment
4,336
Male:Female
47:53
#92 in Pennsylvania
#1392 in North America
Acceptance Rate
88%
Average SAT
1045
Average ACT
20
Net Price
$25,219
#93 in Pennsylvania
#1453 in North America
Acceptance Rate
69%
Average SAT
1040
Average ACT
21
Net Price
$17,516
#94 in Pennsylvania
#1487 in North America
Acceptance Rate
88%
Receiving Aid
89%
Average Aid
$7,701
Enrollment
1,300
#95 in Pennsylvania
#1499 in North America
Acceptance Rate
90%
Average SAT
1075
Average ACT
22
Net Price
$20,029
#96 in Pennsylvania
#1504 in North America
Acceptance Rate
84%
Average SAT
1030
Average ACT
20
Net Price
$23,513
#97 in Pennsylvania
#1521 in North America
Acceptance Rate
83%
Receiving Aid
93%
Average Aid
$7,775
#98 in Pennsylvania
#1535 in North America
Acceptance Rate
85%
Receiving Aid
98%
Average Aid
$12,936
Enrollment
623
#99 in Pennsylvania
#1542 in North America
Acceptance Rate
63%
Net Price
$21,680
Receiving Aid
100%
Average Aid
$14,428
#100 in Pennsylvania
#1568 in North America
Acceptance Rate
78%
Average SAT
975
Average ACT
20
Net Price
$15,234

Closest to Pennsylvania states

State
Universities
Unis
Best university country rank
Best uni United States Flag rank
Maryland 34 12
District of Columbia 15 70
New Jersey 47 15
Delaware 5 90
New York 221 8
West Virginia 26 107
Connecticut 28 9
Virginia 63 40
Ohio 90 19
Massachusetts 88 1
Rhode Island 12 52
Vermont 17 106
New Hampshire 16 68
North Carolina 65 17
Indiana 55 32
Kentucky 38 61
Michigan 62 3
South Carolina 37 86
Maine 19 156
Tennessee 56 51
Illinois 100 16
Georgia 63 48
Wisconsin 47 13
Alabama 33 87
Iowa 39 49
Missouri 67 37
Mississippi 18 135
Minnesota 48 14
Arkansas 24 126
Florida 109 27
Louisiana 27 78
Kansas 32 65
South Dakota 15 239
Nebraska 23 69
Oklahoma 31 95
North Dakota 14 186
Texas 119 21
Colorado 38 44
Wyoming 1 140
New Mexico 12 80
Montana 12 148
Puerto Rico 52 404
Virgin Islands 1 799
Utah 20 46
Idaho 10 159
Arizona 25 35
Nevada 10 131
Washington 57 7
Oregon 31 66
California 249 2
Alaska 6 178
Hawaii 10 189
American Samoa 1 1785
Northern Marianas 1 1824
Guam 2 601