Best General Studies Colleges in Pennsylvania

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We have created a 2019 ranking of the best colleges in Pennsylvania that offer General Studies 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 36 General Studies 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 General Studies Colleges in Pennsylvania for 2019

Rank School Name Location Description   Rating
1 Community College of Allegheny County Pittsburgh, PA

Community College of Allegheny County offers 2 General Studies Degree programs. It's a large public college in a large city. In 2015, 409 students graduated in the study area of General Studies with students earning 396 Associate's degrees, and 13 Certificates degrees.

Based on 12 Reviews
2 Villanova University Villanova, PA

Villanova University offers 1 General Studies Degree program. It's a medium sized private university in a large suburb. In 2015, 10 students graduated in the study area of General Studies with students earning 10 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 12 Reviews
3 Swarthmore College Swarthmore, PA

Swarthmore College offers 2 General Studies Degree programs. It's a small private university in a large suburb.

Based on 8 Reviews
4 Drexel University Philadelphia, PA

Drexel University offers 1 General Studies Degree program. It's a large private university in a large city. In 2015, 39 students graduated in the study area of General Studies with students earning 39 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 32 Reviews
5 Delaware County Community College Media, PA

Delaware County Community College offers 1 General Studies Degree program. It's a large public college in a large suburb. In 2015, 212 students graduated in the study area of General Studies with students earning 212 Associate's degrees.

6 Misericordia University Dallas, PA

Misericordia University offers 1 General Studies Degree program. It's a small private university in a large suburb. In 2015, 23 students graduated in the study area of General Studies with students earning 23 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 8 Reviews
7 Temple University Philadelphia, PA

Temple University offers 1 General Studies Degree program. It's a large public university in a large city. In 2015, 1 students graduated in the study area of General Studies with students earning 1 Bachelor's degree.

Based on 36 Reviews
8 Harrisburg Area Community College-Harrisburg Harrisburg, PA

Harrisburg Area Community College-Harrisburg offers 1 General Studies Degree program. It's a very large public college in a small city. In 2015, 237 students graduated in the study area of General Studies with students earning 237 Associate's degrees.

Based on 8 Reviews
9 La Salle University Philadelphia, PA

La Salle University offers 1 General Studies Degree program. It's a medium sized private university in a large city.

10 York College Pennsylvania York, PA

York College Pennsylvania offers 1 General Studies Degree program. It's a medium sized private university in a mid sized suburb. In 2015, 7 students graduated in the study area of General Studies with students earning 7 Associate's degrees.

List of all General Studies Colleges in Pennsylvania

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School Logo School Name Average tuition Student Teacher Ratio Enrolled Students
Community College of Allegheny County Community College of Allegheny County Pittsburgh, PA
2/5
29 : 1 16,737
Villanova University Villanova University Villanova, PA
5/5
14 : 1 10,711
Swarthmore College Swarthmore College Swarthmore, PA
5/5
8 : 1 1,581
Drexel University Drexel University Philadelphia, PA
5/5
14 : 1 25,595
Delaware County Community College Delaware County Community College Media, PA
3/5
33 : 1 11,742
Misericordia University Misericordia University Dallas, PA
5/5
16 : 1 2,963
Temple University Temple University Philadelphia, PA
4/5
15 : 1 38,007
Harrisburg Area Community College-Harrisburg Harrisburg Area Community College-Harrisburg Harrisburg, PA
2/5
23 : 1 19,121
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
DeSales University DeSales University Center Valley, PA
5/5
16 : 1 3,136
Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Main Campus Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Main Campus Indiana, PA
3/5
21 : 1 13,835
Kutztown University of Pennsylvania Kutztown University of Pennsylvania Kutztown, PA
3/5
22 : 1 8,995
Northampton County Area Community College Northampton County Area Community College Bethlehem, PA
3/5
26 : 1 10,269
Edinboro University of Pennsylvania Edinboro University of Pennsylvania Edinboro, PA
3/5
22 : 1 6,548
Mercyhurst University Mercyhurst University Erie, PA
5/5
14 : 1 2,828
Lehigh Carbon Community College Lehigh Carbon Community College Schnecksville, PA
2/5
27 : 1 6,738
Geneva College Geneva College Beaver Falls, PA
5/5
15 : 1 1,714
Summit University of Pennsylvania Summit University of Pennsylvania Clarks Summit, PA
4/5
15 : 1 804
Seton Hill University Seton Hill University Greensburg, PA
5/5
18 : 1 2,359
King's College King's College Wilkes-Barre, PA
5/5
14 : 1 2,310
Community College of Beaver County Community College of Beaver County Monaca, PA
3/5
29 : 1 2,303
University of Valley Forge University of Valley Forge Phoenixville, PA
4/5
17 : 1 919
Butler County Community College Butler County Community College Butler, PA
2/5
22 : 1 3,573
Pennsylvania Highlands Community College Pennsylvania Highlands Community College Johnstown, PA
2/5
46 : 1 2,456

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Additional General Studies Degree Facts for Pennsylvania Schools

Pennsylvania Schools offering online General Studies degrees

Online General Studies degrees are available at a variety of different schools with as many as 237 degrees earned at the most popular school. Read more below about all schools that have offered online General Studies 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
Harrisburg Area Community College-Harrisburg 0 237 0 0 0
Northampton County Area Community College 0 139 0 0 0
Lehigh Carbon Community College 0 91 0 0 0
Pennsylvania Highlands Community College 0 62 0 0 0
Drexel University 0 0 39 0 0
How many Pennsylvania schools offer online General Studies degrees?
  • 6 Associate's
  • 2 Bachelor's

What General Studies degree programs were earned in Pennsylvania?

Degree Level Program Length Colleges Graduates
Associate's 2-year Length 20 Colleges 1,386 Graduates
Bachelor's 4-year Length 19 Colleges 96 Graduates
Certificates < 1 year Length 4 Colleges 14 Graduates
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