College Rankings - Academics in Pennsylvania

Making the grade: A high Academics grade generally indicates that professors are knowledgeable, accessible, and genuinely interested in their students' welfare. Other determining factors include class size, how well professors communicate, and whether or not classes are engaging. How exactly does CP calculate these grades?

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A+
Swarthmore College
Swarthmore, PA
1,552
A+
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA
11,678
A
Bryn Mawr College
Bryn Mawr, PA
1,313
A
Bucknell University
Lewisburg, PA
3,536
A
Carnegie Mellon University
Pittsburgh, PA
6,366
A
Franklin & Marshall College
Lancaster, PA
2,365
A
Lafayette College
Easton, PA
2,488
A
Lehigh University
Bethlehem, PA
4,883
A
Villanova University
Villanova, PA
7,100
A-
Allegheny College
Meadville, PA
2,140
A-
Dickinson College
Carlisle, PA
2,386
A-
Gettysburg College
Gettysburg, PA
2,600
A-
Haverford College
Haverford, PA
1,205
A-
Juniata College
Huntingdon, PA
1,593
A-
Penn State
University Park, PA
39,192
A-
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA
18,429
A-
University of Scranton
Scranton, PA
4,041
B+
Drexel University
Philadelphia, PA
15,876
B+
Grove City College
Grove City, PA
2,506
B+
Messiah College
Mechanicsburg, PA
2,798
B+
Misericordia University
Dallas, PA
2,427
B+
Muhlenberg College
Allentown, PA
2,422
B+
Susquehanna University
Selinsgrove, PA
2,215
B+
University of the Arts
Philadelphia, PA
1,881
B+
Ursinus College
Collegeville, PA
1,680