List of colleges and universities in Pennsylvania

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The following is a list of colleges and universities in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania.

Private, for-profit institutions[edit]

Main Article: List of for-profit colleges and universities in Pennsylvania

Private, not-for-profit institutions[edit]

Private two-year colleges and technical schools[edit]

Name Location School Type Enrollment
Harcum College Lower Merion Township (Montgomery County) Comprehensive Associate’s College 1,425
Hussian School of Art Philadelphia Associate’s Art & Design School 150
Johnson College Scranton (Lackawanna County) Industrial-Oriented Technical School 472
Lackawanna College Scranton (Lackawanna County) Comprehensive Associate’s College 1,561
Manor College Abington Township (Montgomery County) Comprehensive Associate’s College affiliated with the Roman Catholic Church 901
Mercyhurst North East North East Township (Erie County) Comprehensive Associate’s College affiliated with the Roman Catholic Church 1,076
Pennsylvania Institute of Technology Upper Providence Township (Delaware County) Engineering and Health Services Technical School 915
Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics West Mifflin (Allegheny County) Aeronautics Technical School 285
Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science Pittsburgh (Allegheny County) Mortuary Technical School 209
Valley Forge Military Academy and College Radnor Township (Delaware County) Military Junior College 304

Private Bible colleges and religious-oriented institutions[edit]

Name Location Religious Affiliation Enrollment
Baptist Bible College & Seminary South Abington Township (Lackawanna County) Independent Baptist 400
Gratz College Cheltenham Township (Montgomery County) Nondenominational Judaism 1,002
Lancaster Bible College Manheim Township (Lancaster County) Nondenominational Christianity 1,112
Cairn University (formerly Philadelphia Biblical University) Langhorne Manor (Bucks County) Nondenominational Christianity 1,127
Talmudical Yeshiva of Philadelphia Philadelphia Haredi Judaism 110
Valley Forge Christian College Schuylkill Township (Chester County) Assemblies of God USA 1,146

Private Baccalaureate and Master's institutions[edit]

Name Location Religious Affiliation Enrollment
Albright College Reading (Berks County) United Methodist Church 2,401
Allegheny College Meadville (Crawford County) United Methodist Church 2,153
The American College Haverford Township (Delaware County) Secular 533
Bryn Athyn College Bryn Athyn (Montgomery County) The New Church 223
Bucknell University East Buffalo Township (Union County) Secular
Cabrini College Radnor Township (Delaware County) Roman Catholic Church 3,457
Cairn University Langhorne Manor (Bucks County) Nondenominational Christian 1,127
Cedar Crest College Allentown (Lehigh County) Secular 1,885
Central Penn College Summerdale, Pennsylvania (Cumberland County) Secular 1462
Chatham University Pittsburgh (Allegheny County) Secular 2,266
Delaware Valley College Doylestown Township (Bucks County) Secular 2,241
DeSales University Upper Saucon Township (Lehigh County) Roman Catholic Church 3,199
Dickinson College Carlisle (Cumberland County) Secular 2,414
Elizabethtown College Elizabethtown (Lancaster County) Church of the Brethren 2,417
Franklin & Marshall College Lancaster (Lancaster County) Secular 2,335
Geneva College Beaver Falls (Beaver County) Reformed Presbyterian Church of North America 2,071
Gettysburg College Gettysburg (Adams County) Evangelical Lutheran Church in America 2,485
Grove City College Grove City (Mercer County) Presbyterian Church of the USA 2,499
Gwynedd-Mercy College Lower Gwynedd Township (Montgomery County) Roman Catholic Church 2,619
Harrisburg University of Science and Technology Dauphin County Secular 348
Haverford College Haverford Township (Delaware County) Secular 1,177
Juniata College Huntingdon (Huntingdon County) Church of the Brethren 1,593
Keystone College La Plume Township (Lackawanna County) Secular 1,759
King’s College Wilkes-Barre (Luzerne County) Roman Catholic Church 2,725
La Roche College McCandless Township (Allegheny County) Roman Catholic Church 1,416
Lafayette College Easton (Northampton County) Presbyterian Church of the USA 2,414
Lebanon Valley College Annville (Lebanon County) United Methodist Church 2,065
Lycoming College Williamsport (Lycoming County) United Methodist Church 1,485
Mercyhurst University Erie (Erie County) Roman Catholic Church 4,388
Messiah College Upper Allen Township (Cumberland County) Nondenominational Christian 2,932
Moravian College Bethlehem (Northampton County) Moravian Church in America 2,032
Mount Aloysius College Cresson Township (Cambria County) Roman Catholic Church 1,611
Muhlenberg College Allentown (Lehigh County) Evangelical Lutheran Church in America 2,515
Peirce College Philadelphia Secular 1,892
Point Park University Pittsburgh (Allegheny County) Secular 4,061
Rosemont College Lower Merion Township (Montgomery County) Roman Catholic Church 863
Saint Vincent College Unity Township (Westmoreand County) Roman Catholic Church 1,937
Seton Hill University Greensburg (Westmoreland County) Roman Catholic Church 2,258
Susquehanna University Selinsgrove (Snyder County) Evangelical Lutheran Church in America 2,305
Swarthmore College Swarthmore (Delaware County) Secular 1,524
Thiel College Greenville (Mercer County) Evangelical Lutheran Church in America 1,096
Ursinus College Collegeville (Montgomery County) Secular 1,802
Washington & Jefferson College Washington (Washington County) Secular 1,460
Westminster College New Wilmington (Lawrence County) Presbyterian Church of the USA 1,582
Wilson College Chambersburg (Franklin County) Presbyterian Church of the USA 807
York College of Pennsylvania Spring Garden (York County) Secular 5,506

Private specialty four-year institutions[edit]

Name Location Enrollment
University of the Arts Philadelphia 2,355
Curtis Institute of Music Philadelphia 167
Lancaster General College of Nursing and Health Sciences Lancaster (Lancaster County) 1,143
Moore College of Art and Design Philadelphia 556
Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts Philadelphia 353
Pennsylvania College of Art and Design Lancaster (Lancaster County) 285

Private Doctoral universities[edit]

Name Location Religious Affiliation Enrollment
Alvernia University Reading (Berks County) Roman Catholic Church 3,003
Arcadia University Cheltenham Township (Montgomery County) Presbyterian Church of the USA 3,983
Bryn Mawr College Lower Merion Township (Montgomery County) Secular 1,751
Carlow University Pittsburgh (Allegheny County) Roman Catholic Church 2,768
Carnegie Mellon University Pittsburgh (Allegheny County) Secular 11,340
Chestnut Hill College Philadelphia Roman Catholic Church 2,414
Drexel University Philadelphia Secular 23,637
Duquesne University Pittsburgh (Allegheny County) Roman Catholic Church 10,161
Eastern University Radnor Township (Delaware County) American Baptist Churches USA 4,476
Gannon University Erie (Erie County) Roman Catholic Church 4,219
Holy Family University Philadelphia Roman Catholic Church 3,270
Immaculata University East Whiteland Township (Chester County) Roman Catholic Church 4,456
La Salle University Philadelphia Roman Catholic Church 6,636
Lehigh University Bethlehem (Northampton County) Secular 7,051
Marywood University Dunmore (Lackawanna County) Roman Catholic Church 3,479
Misericordia University Dallas Township (Luzerne County) Roman Catholic Church 2,812
Neumann University Aston Township (Delaware County) Roman Catholic Church 3,073
University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia Secular 25,007
Philadelphia University Philadelphia Secular 3,619
Robert Morris University Moon Township (Allegheny County) Secular 4,967
Saint Francis University Loretto (Cambria County) Roman Catholic Church 2,449
Saint Joseph’s University Philadelphia and Lower Merion Township (Montgomery County) Roman Catholic Church- Society of Jesus 8,916
University of Scranton Scranton (Lackawanna County) Roman Catholic Church- Society of Jesus 6,070
University of the Sciences Philadelphia Secular 2,868
Thomas Jefferson University Philadelphia Secular 3,555
Villanova University Radnor Township (Delaware County) Roman Catholic Church 10,605
Waynesburg University Waynesburg (Greene County) Presbyterian Church of the USA 2,516
Widener University Chester (Delaware County) Secular 7,000
Wilkes University Wilkes-Barre (Luzerne County) Secular 5,926

Graduate institutions[edit]

Name Location Religious Affiliation Enrollment
Yeshivath Beth Moshe Scranton (Lackawanna County) Orthodox Judaism 78
Biblical Theological Seminary Hatfield (Montgomery County) Nondenominational Christianity 248
Byzantine Catholic Seminary of SS. Cyril and Methodius Pittsburgh (Allegheny County) Byzantine Catholic Metropolitan Church 14
Calvary Baptist Theological Seminary Upper Gwynedd Township (Montgomery County) Unaffiliated Baptist 106
Christ the Saviour Seminary Johnstown (Cambria County) American Carpatho-Russian Orthodox Church 13
The Commonwealth Medical College Scranton (Lackawanna County) Secular 169
Evangelical Seminary Myerstown (Lebanon County) Evangelical Congregational Church 153
Lancaster Theological Seminary Lancaster (Lancaster County) United Church of Christ 145
Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine Erie (Erie County) Secular 3,029
Lutheran Theological Seminary at Gettysburg Gettysburg (Adams County) Evangelical Lutheran Church in America 168
Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia Philadelphia Evangelical Lutheran Church in America 260
Palmer Theological Seminary Lower Merion Township (Montgomery County) American Baptist Churches 330
Pittsburgh Theological Seminary Pittsburgh (Allegheny County) Presbyterian Church of the USA 305
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine Philadelphia Secular 2,418
Theological Seminary of the Reformed Episcopal Church Whitpain Township (Montgomery County) Reformed Episcopal Church 19
Reformed Presbyterian Theological Seminary Pittsburgh (Allegheny County) Reformed Presbyterian Church of North America 100
Reconstructionist Rabbinical College Cheltenham Township (Montgomery County) Reconstructionist Judaism 59
Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary Radnor Township (Delaware County) Roman Catholic Church 243
Saint Tikhon's Orthodox Theological Seminary South Canaan Township (Wayne County) Orthodox Church in America 94
Salus University Cheltenham Township (Montgomery County) Secular 1,025
Trinity School for Ministry Ambridge (Beaver County) Episcopal Church of the United States of America 169
United States Army War College North Middleton Township (Cumberland County) Secular 588
Westminster Theological Seminary Cheltenham Township (Montgomery County) Unaffiliated Presbyterianism 614
Won Institute of Graduate Studies Cheltenham Township (Montgomery County) Won Buddhism 59

Public institutions[edit]

Two-year community colleges and technical schools[edit]

Name Campus locations Counties served Enrollment (Degree-track students)
Community College of Allegheny County Pittsburgh (Allegheny Campus)
Monroeville (Boyce Campus)
McCandless Township (North Campus)
West Mifflin (South Campus)
Allegheny County 20,706
Community College of Beaver County Center Township Beaver County 3,007
Bucks County Community College Newtown Township (Newtown Campus)
Bristol Township (Lower Bucks Campus)
East Rockhill Township (Upper Bucks Campus)
Bucks County 10,008
Butler County Community College Butler Township Butler County
Lawrence County
Mercer County
4,429
Delaware County Community College Marple Township (Marple Campus)
East Brandywine Township (Downingtown Campus)
Delaware County
Chester County
12,705
HACC, Central Pennsylvania's Community College Harrisburg (Harrisburg Campus)
East Lampeter Township (Lancaster Campus)
Manchester Township (York Campus)
Cumberland Township (Gettysburg Campus)
Lebanon (Lebanon Campus)
Dauphin County
Lancaster County
York County
Adams County
Lebanon County
23,210
Lehigh Carbon Community College North Whitehall Township Lehigh County 8,101
Luzerne County Community College Nanticoke Luzerne County 7,249
Montgomery County Community College Whitepain Township (Central Campus)
Pottstown (West Campus)
Montgomery County 13,919
Northampton Community College Bethlehem Township (Main Campus)
Pocono Township (Monroe Campus)
Northampton County
Monroe County
11,328
Pennsylvania Highlands Community College Richland Township Cambria County 1,942
Community College of Philadelphia Philadelphia Philadelphia 19,503
Reading Area Community College Reading Berks County 5,471
Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology Lancaster Lancaster County 906
Westmoreland County Community College Hempfield Township Westmoreland County 7,383

Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education: State-owned Master's level institutions[edit]

Name Location Enrollment
Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania Bloomsburg (Columbia County) 10,091
California University of Pennsylvania California (Washington County) 9,402
Cheyney University of Pennsylvania Thornbury Township (Chester County) 1,586
Clarion University of Pennsylvania Clarion (Clarion County) 7,315
East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania East Stroudsburg (Monroe County) 7,387
Edinboro University of Pennsylvania Edinboro (Erie County) 8,642
Indiana University of Pennsylvania Indiana (Indiana County) 15,126
Kutztown University of Pennsylvania Maxatawny Township (Berks County) 10,707
Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania Lock Haven (Clinton County) 5,450
Mansfield University of Pennsylvania Mansfield (Tioga County) 3,569
Millersville University of Pennsylvania Millersville (Lancaster County) 8,729
Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania Shippensburg Township (Cumberland County) 8,326
Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania Slippery Rock (Butler County) 8,852
West Chester University of Pennsylvania West Chester (Chester County) 14,490

Commonwealth System of Higher Education: State-related colleges and universities[edit]

Main institutions[edit]

University of Pittsburgh's Cathedral of Learning in Pittsburgh
Name Location School Classification Enrollment
Lincoln University Philadelphia Master's University 2,316
The Pennsylvania State University State College (Centre County) Doctoral University 45,233
University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh (Allegheny County) Doctoral University 28,823
Temple University Philadelphia Doctoral University 37,367

Commonwealth and affiliated campuses[edit]

Name Location School Classification Enrollment
Penn State Abington Abington Township (Montgomery County) Baccalaureate University 3,423
Penn State Altoona Altoona (Blair County) Baccalaureate University 4,128
Penn State Beaver Center Township (Beaver County) Baccalaureate University
(with a single Master's program available)
906
Penn State Berks Spring Township (Berks County) Baccalaureate University 2,701
Penn State Brandywine Middletown Township (Delaware County) Baccalaureate University 1,613
Penn State College of Medicine Derry Township (Dauphin County) Medical School 809
Penn State Dickinson School of Law Carlisle (Cumberland County) Law School 638
Penn State DuBois Dubois (Clearfield County) Associate's College
(with two Bachelor's degrees available)
919
Penn State Erie, The Behrend College Erie (Erie County) Master's University 4,767
Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus North Union Township (Fayette County) Associate's College
(with five bachelor's degrees available)
1,613
Penn State Great Valley School of Graduate Professional Studies East Whiteland Township (Chester County) Graduate School 795
Penn State Greater Allegheny White Oak (Allegheny County) Baccalaureate University 768
Penn State Harrisburg Lower Swatara Township (Dauphin County) Doctoral University 4,224
Penn State Hazleton Sugarloaf Township (Luzerne County) Baccalaureate University 1,303
Penn State Lehigh Valley Upper Saucon Township (Lehigh County) Baccalaureate University 920
Penn State Mont Alto Quincy Township (Franklin County) Baccalaureate University 1,252
Penn State New Kensington Upper Burrell Township (Westmoreland County) Baccalaureate University
(with a single Master's program available)
912
Penn State Schuylkill North Manheim Township (Schuylkill County) Baccalaureate University 1,034
Penn State Shenango Sharon (Mercer County) Baccalaureate University 893
Penn State Wilkes-Barre Lehman Township (Luzerne County) Baccalaureate University 766
Penn State Worthington Scranton Dunmore (Lackawanna County) Baccalaureate University 1,386
Penn State York Spring Garden Township (York County) Baccalaureate University 1,509
Pennsylvania College of Technology Williamsport (Lycoming County) Baccalaureate University 6,290
University of Pittsburgh at Bradford Bradford Township (McKean County) Baccalaureate University
(with a single Master's program available)
1,629
University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg Hempfield Township (Westmoreland County) Baccalaureate University 1,803
University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown Richland Township (Cambria County) Baccalaureate University 2,965
University of Pittsburgh at Titusville Titusville (Crawford County) Baccalaureate University 563
Temple University Ambler Upper Dublin Township (Montgomery County) Baccalaureate University 3,867

Defunct institutions[edit]

Includes all not-for-profit schools that have closed since 1960.

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