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Delaware

Goldey-Beacom College

Wilmington, Del.

Undergraduates: 5,374

Tuition: $22,500

Room/board/supplies: $6,605

Ranking: NA

Athletics: Division II

Most popular majors: business/marketing (92%), psychology (5%)

Student/faculty ratio: NA

Delaware State University

Dover, Del.

Undergraduates: 3,892

Median SAT:1290 

Median ACT: 18

Tuition: $7,336 (in state), $15,692 (out of state)

Room/board/supplies: $12,320

Ranking: 135th among northern regional universities 

Acceptance rate: 45%

Average financial aid: $10,384

Athletics: Division I

Most popular majors: business/marketing (12%), communications/journalism (11%), health professions (11%)

Student/faculty ratio: NA

University of Delaware

Newark, Del. (main campus)

Undergraduates: 17,629

Median SAT: 1630-1940

Median ACT: 24-29

Tuition: $12,342 (in state), $30,692 (out of state)

Room/board/supplies: $12,668

Ranking: 76th among national universities

Acceptance rate: 63%

Average financial aid: $15,928

Athletics: Division I

Most popular majors: business/marketing (20%), social sciences (12%), health professions (9%)

Student/faculty ratio: 15:1

Wesley College

Dover, Del.

Undergraduates: 1,600

Median SAT: 1130-1430 

Median ACT: 16-21 

Tuition: $24,100

Room/board/supplies: $12,890

Ranking: NA

Acceptance rate: 63%

Average financial aid: NA

Athletics: Division III

Most popular majors: business/marketing (28%), health professions (17%), education (11%)

Student/faculty ratio: NA

Wilmington University

New Castle, Del.

Undergraduates: 8,886

Tuition: $10,190

Room/board/supplies: $1,000

Ranking: NA

Acceptance rate: 99%

Athletics: Division II

Most popular majors: business/marketing (29%), liberal arts (18%), education (13%)

Student/faculty ratio: 12:1

Delaware Technical Community College

With locations in Georgetown, Newark, Dover and Wilmington, the Delaware Tech community college system serves more than 20,000 students. Education, health and sciences, and public service are offered on all campuses. Students can also take courses in culinary arts, computer technology, and energy and engineering. About two-thirds of the campus is female. 

 

Pennsylvania

Arcadia University

Glenside, Pa.

Undergraduates: 2,453

Median SAT: 1490-1770  

Median ACT: 22-27

Tuition: $38,160

Room/board/supplies: $14,240

Ranking: 41st among northern regional universities

Acceptance rate: 60%

Average financial aid: $25,314

Athletics: Division III

Most popular majors: business/marketing (14%), biology (12%), psychology (12%)

Student/faculty ratio: 13:1

Bryn Mawr College

Bryn Mawr, Pa.

Undergraduates: 1,328

Median SAT: 1830-2190 

Median ACT: 27-32

Tuition: $45,540

Room/board/supplies: $15,350

Ranking: 27th among national liberal arts colleges

Acceptance rate: 40%

Average financial aid: $40,322

Athletics: Division III

Most popular majors: social sciences (27%), mathematics (11%), English (10%), physical sciences (10%)

Student/faculty ratio: 8:1

Cabrini College

Radnor, Pa.

Undergraduates: 1,312

Median SAT: 1160-1500 

Median ACT: 16-21 (estimate based on SAT range)

Tuition: $29,842

Room/board/supplies: $13,226

Ranking: 133rd among northern regional universities

Acceptance rate: 74%

Average financial aid: $14,992

Athletics: Division III

Student/faculty ratio: 12:1

Drexel University

Philadelphia, Pa.

Undergraduates: 16,616

Median SAT: 1590-1940 

Median ACT: 24-30

Tuition: $47,051

Room/board/supplies: $16,237

Ranking: 95th among national universities

Acceptance rate: 81%

Average financial aid: NA

Athletics: Division I

Most popular majors: health professions (23%), business/marketing (20%), engineering (19%)

Student/faculty ratio: 10:1

Delaware County Community College

“DC-cubed” is a two-year community college with seven campuses throughout the region. After students earn their associate degrees, DCCC has strong dual admission partnerships with more than a dozen local universities. There’s an extensive range of academic programs, encompassing numerous areas of information technology, education, liberal arts and business. 

Eastern University

St. Davids, Pa.

Undergraduates: 2,541

Median SAT: NA

Median ACT: NA

Tuition: $29,600

Room/board/supplies: $11,169

Ranking: 98th among northern regional universities

Acceptance rate: 75%

Average financial aid: $22,156

Athletics: Division III

Most popular majors: business/marketing (26%), education (17%), health professions (13%)

Student/faculty ratio: NA

Harcum College

Bryn Mawr, Pa.

Undergraduates: 1,627

Tuition: $21,260

Room/board/supplies: $10,400

Ranking: NA

Athletics: Intercollegiate 

Most popular majors: health professions (63%), visual and performing arts (14%), education (9%)

Student/faculty ratio: NA

Haverford College

Haverford, Pa.

Undergraduates: 1,187

Median SAT: 1970-2240 

Median ACT: 30-34

Tuition: $47,434

Room/board/supplies: $15,544

Ranking: Eighth among national liberal arts colleges

Acceptance rate: 23%

Average financial aid: $41,364

Athletics: Division III

Most popular majors: social sciences (24%), biology (13%), physical sciences (13%)

Student/faculty ratio: 9:1

Immaculata University

Immaculata, Pa.

Undergraduates: 2,560

Median SAT: 1250-1580 

Median ACT: 17-23

Tuition: $32,000

Room/board/supplies: $14,854

Ranking: 181st among national universities 

Acceptance rate: 82%

Athletics: Division III

Most popular majors: health professions (57%), business/marketing (18%), education (5%)

Student/faculty ratio: 9:1

Montgomery County Community College

The main campus is just off of Route 202 in Blue Bell, Pa. There’s also a campus in Pottstown, an online component, and other off-site locations. There are more than 100 associate degree and certificate programs over five divisions of studies: arts and humanities; business and entrepreneurial initiatives; health sciences; science, technology, engineering and mathematics; and social sciences.

La Salle University

Philadelphia, Pa. 

Undergraduates: 4,409

Median SAT: 1320-1650 

Median ACT: 19-25

Tuition: $39,800

Room/board/supplies: $14,580

Ranking: 31st among northern regional universities 

Acceptance rate: 80%

Average financial aid: $27,877

Athletics: Division I

Most popular majors: health professions (33%), business/marketing (23%), social sciences (9%)

Student/faculty ratio: 12:1

Neumann University

Aston, Pa.

Undergraduates: 2,573

Median SAT: 1150-1420 

Median ACT: 16-20

Tuition: $25,860

Room/board/supplies: $13,300

Acceptance rate: 94%

Average financial aid: $20,250

Athletics: Division III

Most popular majors: health professions (18%), liberal arts (17%), business/marketing (15%)

Student/faculty ratio: 14:1

Saint Joseph’s University

Philadelphia, Pa.

Undergraduates: 5,374

Median SAT: 1530-1800 

Median ACT: 22-26

Tuition: $40,580

Room/board/supplies: $15,338

Ranking: 11th among regional universities 

Acceptance rate: 79%

Average financial aid: $25,583

Athletics: Division I

Most popular majors: business/marketing (49%), social sciences (13%), education (7%)

Student/faculty ratio: 13:1

Rosemont College

Rosemont, Pa.

Undergraduates: 531

Median SAT: 1200-1660 

Median ACT: 18-22

Tuition: $31,580

Room/board/supplies: $14,380

Ranking: 96th among northern regional universities

Acceptance rate: 58%

Average financial aid: $33,702

Athletics: Division III

Most popular majors: biology (25%), business/ marketing (24%), education (12%)

Student/faculty ratio: 10:1

Swarthmore College

Swarthmore, Pa.

Undergraduates: 1,534

Median SAT: 2030-2300

Median ACT: 31-34

Tuition: $46,060

Room/board/supplies: $14,780

Ranking: Third among national liberal arts colleges

Acceptance rate: 14%

Average financial aid: $41,766

Athletics: Division III

Most popular majors: social sciences (24%), biology (11%), visual and performing arts (9%)

Student/faculty ratio: 8:1

Temple University

Philadelphia, Pa.

Undergraduates: 28,068

Median SAT: 1510-1840 

Median ACT: 22-27

Tuition: $14,696 (in state), $24,722 (out of state)

Room/board/supplies: $11,738

Ranking: 121st among national universities 

Acceptance rate: 64%

Average financial aid: $15,200

Athletics: Division I

Most popular majors: business/marketing (20%), communications/journalism (11%), visual and performing arts (11%)

Student/faculty ratio: 14:1

University of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, Pa.

Undergraduates: 9,712

Median SAT: 2050-2340

Median ACT: 30-34

Tuition: $47,668

Room/board/supplies: $14,684

Ranking: Eighth among national universities

Acceptance rate: 12%

Average financial aid: $41,713

Athletics: Division I

Most popular majors: business/marketing (22%), social sciences (15%), engineering (10%), health professions (10%)

Student/faculty ratio: NA

Ursinus College

Collegeville, Pa.

Undergraduates: 1,596

Median SAT: 1590-1900 

Median ACT: 24-30

Tuition: $46,075

Room/board/supplies: $12,500

Acceptance rate: 66%

Average financial aid: $33,034

Athletics: Division III

Most popular majors: biology (24%), social sciences (19%), psychology (11%)

Student/faculty ratio: 12:1

Villanova University

Villanova, Pa.

Undergraduates: 7,042

Median SAT: 1810-2090 

Median ACT: 29-32

Tuition: $46,116

Room/board/supplies: $13,228

Ranking: First among northern regional universities

Acceptance rate: 49%

Average financial aid: $32,848

Athletics: Division I

Most popular majors: business/marketing (29%), engineering (11%), health professions (11%)

Student/faculty ratio: 12:1

West Chester University

West Chester, Pa.

Undergraduates: 13,711

Median SAT: 1510-1780 

Median ACT: 21-27 (based on SAT range)

Tuition: $9,144 (in state), $19,374 (out of state)

Room/board/supplies: $9,242

Ranking: 65th among northern regional universities

Acceptance rate: 42%

Average financial aid: $6,069

Athletics: Division III

Most popular majors: business/marketing (16%), health professions (15%), education (9%), English (9%)

Student/faculty ratio: NA

Widener University

Chester, Pa.

Undergraduates: 3,534

Median SAT: 1380-1690 

Median ACT: 20-24

Tuition: $39,830

Room/board/supplies: $13,788

Ranking: 189th among national universities 

Acceptance rate: 67%

Average financial aid: $30,550

Athletics: Division III

Most popular majors: business/marketing (24%), health professions (20%), engineering (12%)

Student/faculty ratio: 12:1

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