Best Education Colleges in Pennsylvania

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We have created a 2018 ranking of the best colleges in Pennsylvania that offer Education degrees to help you find a school that fits your needs. Each school's ranking is based on the compilation of our data from reliable government sources, student surveys, college graduate interviews, and editorial review. In addition, you can view our entire list of all 39 Education schools located within Pennsylvania. We also provide reviews, facts, and questions and answers for schools on our site and offer you access to get valuable information from colleges and universities today.

Best Education Colleges in Pennsylvania for 2018

Rank School Name Location Description   Rating
1 University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, PA

University of Pennsylvania offers 3 Education Degree programs. It's a large private university in a large city. In 2015, 83 students graduated in the study area of Education with students earning 64 Master's degrees, and 19 Doctoral degrees.

Based on 56 Reviews
2 University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus Pittsburgh, PA

University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus offers 3 Education Degree programs. It's a large public university in a large city. In 2015, 232 students graduated in the study area of Education with students earning 204 Master's degrees, 17 Certificates degrees, and 11 Doctoral degrees.

Based on 72 Reviews
3 Cabrini College Radnor, PA

Cabrini College offers 2 Education Degree programs. It's a small private university in a large suburb. In 2015, 184 students graduated in the study area of Education with students earning 167 Master's degrees, and 17 Bachelor's degrees.

4 Widener University-Main Campus Chester, PA

Widener University-Main Campus offers 3 Education Degree programs. It's a medium sized private university in a large suburb. In 2015, 53 students graduated in the study area of Education with students earning 32 Master's degrees, 21 Doctoral degrees.

Based on 8 Reviews
5 Bucknell University Lewisburg, PA

Bucknell University offers 3 Education Degree programs. It's a medium sized private university in a far away town. In 2015, 15 students graduated in the study area of Education with students earning 15 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 20 Reviews
6 Swarthmore College Swarthmore, PA

Swarthmore College offers 0 Education Degree programs. It's a small private university in a large suburb.

Based on 8 Reviews
7 Temple University Philadelphia, PA

Temple University offers 2 Education Degree programs. It's a large public university in a large city. In 2015, 36 students graduated in the study area of Education with students earning 33 Master's degrees, and 3 Doctoral degrees.

Based on 36 Reviews
8 Saint Francis University Loretto, PA

Saint Francis University offers 2 Education Degree programs. It's a small private university in a outlying town. In 2015, 37 students graduated in the study area of Education with students earning 37 Master's degrees.

9 Messiah College Mechanicsburg, PA

Messiah College offers 2 Education Degree programs. It's a small private university in a large suburb. In 2015, 36 students graduated in the study area of Education with students earning 23 Certificates degrees, and 13 Master's degrees.

Based on 16 Reviews
10 Gwynedd Mercy University Gwynedd Valley, PA

Gwynedd Mercy University offers 1 Education Degree program. It's a small private university in a large suburb. In 2015, 36 students graduated in the study area of Education with students earning 36 Master's degrees.

Based on 8 Reviews

List of all Education Colleges in Pennsylvania

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School Logo School Name Average tuition Student Teacher Ratio Enrolled Students
University of Pennsylvania University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, PA
5/5
12 : 1 24,876
University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus Pittsburgh, PA
4/5
7 : 1 28,649
Cabrini College Cabrini College Radnor, PA
5/5
18 : 1 2,428
Widener University-Main Campus Widener University-Main Campus Chester, PA
5/5
15 : 1 5,303
Bucknell University Bucknell University Lewisburg, PA
5/5
9 : 1 3,625
Swarthmore College Swarthmore College Swarthmore, PA
5/5
8 : 1 1,581
Temple University Temple University Philadelphia, PA
4/5
15 : 1 38,007
Saint Francis University Saint Francis University Loretto, PA
5/5
16 : 1 2,664
Messiah College Messiah College Mechanicsburg, PA
5/5
14 : 1 3,302
Gwynedd Mercy University Gwynedd Mercy University Gwynedd Valley, PA
5/5
18 : 1 2,582
Drexel University Drexel University Philadelphia, PA
5/5
14 : 1 25,595
Duquesne University Duquesne University Pittsburgh, PA
5/5
15 : 1 9,404
La Salle University La Salle University Philadelphia, PA
5/5
17 : 1 5,683
York College Pennsylvania York College Pennsylvania York, PA
4/5
17 : 1 4,739
Arcadia University Arcadia University Glenside, PA
5/5
14 : 1 3,984
Misericordia University Misericordia University Dallas, PA
5/5
16 : 1 2,963
Alvernia University Alvernia University Reading, PA
5/5
17 : 1 2,856
Gratz College Gratz College Melrose Park, PA 27 : 1 292
Cedar Crest College Cedar Crest College Allentown, PA
5/5
15 : 1 1,591
Holy Family University Holy Family University Philadelphia, PA
5/5
17 : 1 2,711
Moravian College Moravian College Bethlehem, PA
5/5
13 : 1 2,261
Mansfield University of Pennsylvania Mansfield University of Pennsylvania Mansfield, PA
3/5
16 : 1 2,352
California University of Pennsylvania California University of Pennsylvania California, PA
3/5
26 : 1 7,854
Westminster College Westminster College New Wilmington, PA
5/5
11 : 1 1,310
Saint Joseph's University Saint Joseph's University Philadelphia, PA
5/5
22 : 1 8,625

Find Local Colleges with Education Majors in Pennsylvania

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  • Program Descriptions
    • Master of Education in Early Childhood
    • Associate of Arts in Liberal Studies - Early Childhood Education Track
  • Program Descriptions
    • EdD in Leadership for Change (Online + Face-to-Face)
    • PhD in Infant and Early Childhood Development (Online + Face-to-Face)
    • MAEd in Digital Teaching and Learning
  • Program Descriptions
    • BS: Early Childhood Educ Interdisciplinary Studies
    • BS: Elementary Educ Interdisciplinary Studies
    • CERT: Gifted Education
    • CERT: Middle Grades
    • CERT: Preschool
    • CERT: School Leadership
    • EDD: Doctor of Education: Curriculum & Instruction
    • EDD: Doctor of Education: Leadership
    • EDS: Education Specialist: Curriculum & Instruction
    • EDS: Education Specialist: Educational Leadership
    • M.Ed. Teaching & Learning: History
    • M.Ed: Educational Admin/Supervision (TC)
    • M.Ed: Program Specialist-Math
    • M.Ed: Program Specialist-Reading
    • M.Ed: School Counseling (TC)
    • M.Ed: Teaching & Learning Student Services
    • M.Ed: Teaching & Learning-Early Childhood
    • M.Ed: Teaching & Learning-Elementary Education
    • M.Ed: Teaching & Learning-English
    • M.Ed: Teaching & Learning-Gifted Education
    • M.Ed: Teaching & Learning-Leadership
    • M.Ed: Teaching & Learning-Middle Education
    • M.Ed: Teaching & Learning-Special Education
    • M.Ed: Teaching & Learning-Technology&Online
    • M.Ed: Teaching and Learning
    • MA Teaching: Middle Grades
    • MAT: Elementary Education
    • MAT: Secondary Education
    • MAT: Special Education
    • PhD Counseling: Counselor ED and Supervision
  • Program Descriptions
    • Ed.D. in Educational Leadership - Higher Education
    • Ed.D. in Educational Leadership - Educational Administration
    • Ed.D. in Educational Leadership - Teacher Leadership
    • Ed.D. in Educational Leadership - Transformational Leadership
    • Ed.D. in Educational Leadership - Professional Leadership, Inquiry, and Transformation
    • M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction - Adolescent Literacy
    • M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction - English Language Development
    • M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction - ESOL (K-Adult)
    • M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction - Career & Technical Education Leadership
    • M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction - Common Core State Standards Instructional Leader
    • M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction - Early Childhood Education
    • M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction - eLearning/Technology Education
    • M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction - Environmental Education
    • M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction - Equity, Ethics, and Justice
    • M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction - Leadership
    • M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction - Mathematics
    • M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction - Methods and Curriculum
    • M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction - Reading
    • M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction - Science
    • M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction - Social Studies
    • M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction - STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)
    • M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction - Teacher Leadership
    • M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction - The Inclusive Classroom (Special Education)
    • M.Ed. in Special Education
    • M.Ed. in Special Education OR/WA Endorsement (Early Childhood/Elementary)
    • M.Ed. in Special Education OR/WA Endorsement (Middle Level/High School)
    • Ed.D. in Professional Leadership, Inquiry, and Transformation

Additional Education Degree Facts for Pennsylvania Schools

Pennsylvania Schools offering online Education degrees

Online Education degrees are available at a variety of different schools with as many as 204 degrees earned at the most popular school. Read more below about all schools that have offered online Education degrees. If you are interested learning more about getting a degree online, check out our page dedicated to online degree information.

Certificate
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Doctoral
School Name Certificate Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus 0 0 0 204 0
Gwynedd Mercy University 0 0 0 36 0
Cedar Crest College 0 0 0 28 0
Pennsylvania State University-World Campus 8 0 0 0 0
Westminster College 0 0 0 4 0
How many Pennsylvania schools offer online Education degrees?
  • 2 Certificates
  • 5 Master's

What Education degree programs were earned in Pennsylvania?

Degree Level Program Length Colleges Graduates
Associate's 2-year Length 10 Colleges 63 Graduates
Bachelor's 4-year Length 13 Colleges 53 Graduates
Certificates < 1 year Length 5 Colleges 49 Graduates
Doctoral 1-2 year Length 4 Colleges 54 Graduates
Master's 1+ years Length 23 Colleges 833 Graduates
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