Erie Colleges and Schools

Colleges in Erie, Pennsylvania

There are at least 9 colleges in Erie, listed and described below. These schools represent 15,490 or more students (full-time and part-time), a combined student body equivalent to 12,801 full-time students, and a reported 4,726 dorm rooms.

The largest schools here include Mercyhurst College, Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Erie-Behrend College, Gannon University and Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine.

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Education Institutes in Erie
Total Number of Educational Institutes
8
Total Enrollment in all institutes
16,108
Number of Public Educational Institutes
1
Number of Private For-Profit Institutes
4
Number of Private Non-Profit Institutes
3
Graduation Rate
25.37%
Total Graduates With Bachelors Degree
1,531
On Campus and Online Programs in Erie
Number of Institutes Offering on-campus programs
N/A
Number of Institutes Offering on-line programs
1
Number of Institutes Offering both
7

Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2018-19, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/
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Colleges and Universities in Erie
SchoolTotal EnrollmentInstitution LevelAvg. In-State Tuition & FeesNumber of Programs Offered
Great Lakes Institute of Technology200At least 2 but less than 4 yearsN/A13
Triangle Tech Inc-Erie15At least 2 but less than 4 years$17,0562
Gannon University4,291Four or more years$32,136137
Mercyhurst University2,685Four or more years$37,170118
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Erie-Behrend College4,312Four or more years$15,19881
Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine4,229Four or more yearsN/A13
Erie Institute of Technology Inc182At least 2 but less than 4 years$14,9905
Fortis Institute-Erie194At least 2 but less than 4 years$13,15711

Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2018-19, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/
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