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Key facts:


State population


Top 4 cities

Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Allentown, Erie

Number of Universities/Colleges


Number of International students in the state


Leading places of origin for International students

China, India, South Korea, Saudi Arabia, Canada

Highest number of International students

Penn State University - University Park (7,024)


University of Pennsylvania (6,024)


Carnegie Mellon University (5,501)


Drexel University (3,627)


University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh (3,537)

Universities and Colleges in Pennsylvania


This is the first University Finder/College Search that is customized to the search criteria of prospective international students. Great for both international students and US students.


In order to simplify and declutter the search & review process, the growing international student community has increasingly requested a platform for searching and reviewing only “real” and “normal” US universities and college (meaning, traditional universities/colleges) that are not “too small” in terms of student population. In Study Destination USA’s customized list of universities & colleges in Pennsylvania you will find:


  • Only accredited US universities and colleges offering a variety of degrees
  • Only Universities & Colleges with a minimum of 1,000 enrolled students
  • No online universities or colleges
  • No for-profit universities or colleges
  • No language schools
  • No vocational schools (aviation, culinary etc.)
  • No religious seminars
  • No military universities/colleges/academies
  • Only traditional ("normal") US universities and colleges


Only available at Study Destination USA, this is a helpful list of US universities and colleges for both US students and international students intending to study for a bachelor's, master's or doctorate (PhD) degree in Pennsylvania. Since these are traditional universities and colleges offering a variety of degrees, you are very likely to find that most, if not all, offer popular degrees at bachelor, master, and PhD level, such as Business and Management degrees, Engineering degrees, Math and Computer Science degrees, Social Sciences degrees, Physical and Life Science degrees, and Health & Medicine degrees.


Click or tap on one of the links below to be redirected to the institution's official home page. Find your university or college in Pennsylvania today and start preparing your application. US students are equally welcome to review our customized list of universities and colleges.

Universities & Colleges: Pennsylvania








Penn State University - Worthington Scranton

Albright College

Juniata College

Penn State University - York

Allegheny College


Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Alvernia University


Philadelphia University

Arcadia University

Keystone College

Pittsburgh Technical Institute

Art Institute of Pittsburgh

King's College

Point Park University


Kutztown University of Pennsylvania





Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania



Bryn Mawr College

La Roche College


Bucknell University

La Salle University

Reading Area Community College

Bucks County Community College

Lackawanna College

Robert Morris University

Butler County Community College

Lafayette College

Rosemont College


Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine



Lebanon Valley College


Cabrini College

Lehigh Carbon Community College

Saint Francis University

Cairn University

Lehigh University

Saint Joseph's University

California University of Pennsylvania

Lincoln University

Saint Vincent College

Carlow University

Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania

Salus University

Carnegie Mellon University

Lycoming College

Seton Hill University

Cedar Crest College


Shippensburg University

Central Penn College


Slippery Rock University

Chatham University

Mansfield University of Pennsylvania

Susquehanna University

Chestnut Hill College

Marywood University

Swarthmore College

Cheyney University of Pennsylvania

Mercyhurst College


Clarion University of Pennsylvania

Messiah College


Community College of Allegheny County

Millersville University of Pennsylvania

Temple University

Community College of Beaver County

Misericordia University

Thiel College

Community College of Philadelphia

Montgomery County Community College

Thomas Jefferson University

Curtis Institute of Music

Moore College of Art & Design



Moravian College



Mount Aloysius College

University of Pennsylvania

Delaware County Community College

Muhlenberg College

University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh

Delaware Valley College


University of Pittsburgh - Bradford

DeSales University


University of Pittsburgh - Greensburg

Dickinson College

Neumann University

University of Pittsburgh - Johnstown

Dickinson School of Law

Northampton Community College

University of Scranton

Drexel University


University of the Sciences in Philadelphia

Duquesne University


University of Valley Forge



Ursinus College




East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania

Peirce College


Eastern University

Pennsylvania College of Art & Design

Villanova University

Edinboro University of Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences


Elizabethtown College

Pennsylvania College of Technology



Pennsylvania Institute of Technology

Washington & Jefferson College


Penn State University - DuBois

Waynesburg University

Franklin & Marshall College

Penn State University - Erie, The Behrend College

West Chester University of Pennsylvania


Penn State University - Fayette

Westminster College


Penn State University - Altoona

Widener University

Gannon University

Penn State University - Abington

Wilkes University

Geneva College

Penn State University - Beaver

Wilson College

Gettysburg College

Penn State University - Berks


Grove City College

Penn State University - Brandywine


Gwynedd Mercy University

Penn State University - Great Valley



Penn State University - Greater Allegheny



Penn State University - Harrisburg

York College of Pennsylvania

Harrisburg Area Community College

Penn State University - Hazleton


Harrisburg University of Science & Technology

Penn State University - Milton S. Hershey Medical Center


Haverford College

Penn State University - Mont Alto


Holy Family University

Penn State University - New Kensington



Penn State University - Schuylkill



Penn State University - Shenango


Immaculata University

Penn State University - School of Visual Arts


Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Penn State University - University Park



Penn State University - Wilkes-Barre


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