Pennsylvania has 383 higher education schools within its borders. University of Pennsylvania, the highest-ranked school in PA, has a total student population of 24,599 and is the 5th highest ranked school in the USA. Of the 383 schools in Pennsylvania, the average student population is 2,077 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. There are 10679 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,747 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $9,718, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
Of the 383 schools in Pennsylvania, only 8 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Saint Joseph's University comes out as the most expensive ($34,548/yr), with Frankford Hospital School of Nursing as the lowest recorded at only $9,578/yr.Pennsylvania Interesting Facts