Best Online Colleges in Pennsylvania
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Both in-state and out-of-state learners can pursue higher education in Pennsylvania. Pennsylvania State University developed one of the earliest distance education programs, and now students can choose from many online colleges in Pennsylvania.
To help students make an informed decision, we ranked the best online colleges in Pennsylvania and outlined the benefits of attending each school. Read on to explore your options.
Pennsylvania features one of the largest higher education systems in the country, housing almost 150 colleges and universities, including 14 state universities, 14 public community colleges, and over 120 private universities. Some of the top schools in the country — including an Ivy League school — and several innovative colleges call Pennsylvania home.
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