The Best Value Pennsylvania Colleges

Best Value Colleges in Pennsylvania for 2022

Explore the colleges that provide the best value for your money in Pennsylvania based on academic quality, outcomes, net price and financial aid. The rankings are calculated using ratings from the 2022 CollegeSimply Best Colleges ranking but additionally factors in the typical price paid by students to identify the colleges that offer the best deals. Leading the list for 2022 as the overall best value college in Pennsylvania is University of Pennsylvania. The highest value public state college is University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Campus. Learn how the Best Value Colleges are calculated and ranked on our methodology page.


63 results

University of Pennsylvania
P
Philadelphia, PA
University of Pennsylvania

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

#1 Best Value in Pennsylvania

  • 26,552enrollment
  • $24,167net price
  • 9%acceptance rate
  • 1460-1570SAT range
  • 33-35ACT range
  • 3.9Avg Weighted GPA
Swarthmore College
S
Swarthmore, PA
Swarthmore College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#2 Best Value in Pennsylvania

  • 1,437enrollment
  • $20,360net price
  • 9%acceptance rate
  • 1395-1540SAT range
  • 31-34ACT range
  • 3.9Estimated Avg GPA
Haverford College
H
Haverford, PA
Haverford College

Private 4 Year

7 reviews

#3 Best Value in Pennsylvania

  • 1,307enrollment
  • $25,215net price
  • 18%acceptance rate
  • 1360-1520SAT range
  • 32-35ACT range
  • 3.9Estimated Avg GPA
Lehigh University
L
Bethlehem, PA
Lehigh University

Private 4 Year

6 reviews

#4 Best Value in Pennsylvania

  • 7,067enrollment
  • $29,098net price
  • 50%acceptance rate
  • 1260-1433SAT range
  • 29-33ACT range
  • 3.81Estimated Avg GPA
Lafayette College
L
Easton, PA
Lafayette College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#5 Best Value in Pennsylvania

  • 2,514enrollment
  • $28,735net price
  • 36%acceptance rate
  • 1250-1440SAT range
  • 28-33ACT range
  • 3.53Avg GPA
Lycoming College
L
Williamsport, PA
Lycoming College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#6 Best Value in Pennsylvania

  • 1,065enrollment
  • $19,659net price
  • 65%acceptance rate
  • 1010-1210SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
  • 3.49Avg GPA
Allegheny College
A
Meadville, PA
Allegheny College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#7 Best Value in Pennsylvania

  • 1,667enrollment
  • $26,376net price
  • 73%acceptance rate
  • 1140-1350SAT range
  • 24-30ACT range
  • 3.5Avg GPA
Carnegie Mellon University
C
Pittsburgh, PA
Carnegie Mellon University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#8 Best Value in Pennsylvania

  • 13,519enrollment
  • $36,983net price
  • 17%acceptance rate
  • 1460-1560SAT range
  • 33-35ACT range
  • 3.85Avg GPA
Muhlenberg College
M
Allentown, PA
Muhlenberg College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#9 Best Value in Pennsylvania

  • 2,067enrollment
  • $35,152net price
  • 62%acceptance rate
  • 1170-1350SAT range
  • 26-31ACT range
  • 3.41Avg GPA
Saint Vincent College
S
Latrobe, PA
Saint Vincent College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#10 Best Value in Pennsylvania

  • 1,634enrollment
  • $21,169net price
  • 72%acceptance rate
  • 960-1190SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
  • 3.5Avg GPA
Bucknell University
B
Lewisburg, PA
Bucknell University

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

#11 Best Value in Pennsylvania

  • 3,726enrollment
  • $39,359net price
  • 38%acceptance rate
  • 1250-1430SAT range
  • 28-32ACT range
  • 3.61Avg GPA
Ursinus College
U
Collegeville, PA
Ursinus College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#12 Best Value in Pennsylvania

  • 1,493enrollment
  • $31,400net price
  • 80%acceptance rate
  • 1150-1330SAT range
  • 25-30ACT range
  • 3.25Avg GPA
University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Campus
P
Pittsburgh, PA
University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Campus

Public 4 Year

5 reviews

#13 Best Value in Pennsylvania

  • 32,277enrollment
  • $22,346net price
  • 64%acceptance rate
  • 1243-1420SAT range
  • 28-32ACT range
  • 4.11Avg Weighted GPA
Villanova University
V
Villanova, PA
Villanova University

Private 4 Year

4 reviews

#14 Best Value in Pennsylvania

  • 11,032enrollment
  • $38,303net price
  • 31%acceptance rate
  • 1320-1460SAT range
  • 30-33ACT range
  • 4.23Avg Weighted GPA
Lebanon Valley College
L
Annville, PA
Lebanon Valley College

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

#15 Best Value in Pennsylvania

  • 1,959enrollment
  • $27,963net price
  • 78%acceptance rate
  • 1070-1260SAT range
  • 20-27ACT range
  • 3.75Avg GPA
Cedar Crest College
C
Allentown, PA
Cedar Crest College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#16 Best Value in Pennsylvania

  • 1,433enrollment
  • $22,438net price
  • 52%acceptance rate
  • 970-1170SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
  • 3.4Avg GPA
Elizabethtown College
E
Elizabethtown, PA
 
Elizabethtown College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#17 Best Value in Pennsylvania

  • 1,881enrollment
  • $25,767net price
  • 86%acceptance rate
  • 1080-1280SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
  • 3.5Estimated Avg GPA
Saint Joseph's University
S
Philadelphia, PA
Saint Joseph's University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#18 Best Value in Pennsylvania

  • 6,779enrollment
  • $35,780net price
  • 80%acceptance rate
  • 1100-1290SAT range
  • 23-29ACT range
  • 3.6Avg GPA