Best General Studies Colleges in Philadelphia

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We have created a 2019 ranking of the best colleges in Philadelphia 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 13 General Studies schools located within Philadelphia. 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 Philadelphia for 2019

Rank School Name Location Description   Rating
1 University of Delaware Newark, DE

University of Delaware offers 1 General Studies Degree program. It's a large public university in a large suburb. In 2015, 308 students graduated in the study area of General Studies with students earning 308 Associate's degrees.

Based on 40 Reviews
2 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
3 Rowan University Glassboro, NJ

Rowan University offers 1 General Studies Degree program. It's a large public university in a large suburb. In 2015, 36 students graduated in the study area of General Studies with students earning 36 Bachelor's degrees.

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 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
7 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.

8 Wilmington University New Castle, DE

Wilmington University offers 2 General Studies Degree programs. It's a medium sized private university in a large suburb. In 2015, 107 students graduated in the study area of General Studies with students earning 77 Bachelor's degrees, and 30 Associate's degrees.

Based on 12 Reviews
9 Cecil College North East, MD

Cecil College offers 1 General Studies Degree program. It's a small public college in a outlying rural. In 2015, 63 students graduated in the study area of General Studies with students earning 63 Associate's degrees.

10 University of Valley Forge Phoenixville, PA

University of Valley Forge offers 0 General Studies Degree programs. It's a very small private university in a large suburb.

List of all General Studies Colleges in Philadelphia

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School Logo School Name Average tuition Student Teacher Ratio Enrolled Students
University of Delaware University of Delaware Newark, DE
3/5
21 : 1 22,852
Swarthmore College Swarthmore College Swarthmore, PA
5/5
8 : 1 1,581
Rowan University Rowan University Glassboro, NJ
3/5
19 : 1 16,155
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
Temple University Temple University Philadelphia, PA
4/5
15 : 1 38,007
La Salle University La Salle University Philadelphia, PA
5/5
17 : 1 5,683
Wilmington University Wilmington University New Castle, DE
3/5
29 : 1 15,002
Cecil College Cecil College North East, MD
2/5
22 : 1 2,591
University of Valley Forge University of Valley Forge Phoenixville, PA
4/5
17 : 1 919
Community College of Philadelphia Community College of Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA
3/5
31 : 1 18,966
Peirce College Peirce College Philadelphia, PA
3/5
23 : 1 1,708
Harcum College Harcum College Bryn Mawr, PA
4/5
14 : 1 1,636

Additional General Studies Degree Facts for Philadelphia Schools

Philadelphia Schools offering online General Studies degrees

Online General Studies degrees are available at a variety of different schools with as many as 308 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
University of Delaware 0 308 0 0 0
Drexel University 0 0 39 0 0
Peirce College 0 11 0 0 0
How many Philadelphia schools offer online General Studies degrees?
  • 2 Associate's
  • 1 Bachelor's

What General Studies degree programs were earned in Philadelphia?

Degree Level Program Length Colleges Graduates
Associate's 2-year Length 10 Colleges 635 Graduates
Bachelor's 4-year Length 7 Colleges 153 Graduates
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