Reading Colleges and Schools

Colleges in Reading, Pennsylvania

There are at least 5 colleges in Reading, listed and described below. These schools represent 10,155 or more students (full-time and part-time), a combined student body equivalent to 8,661 full-time students, and a reported 2,097 dorm rooms.

The largest schools here include Reading Area Community College, Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Berks and Albright College.

We also provide an extensive list of Pennsylvania Colleges.

Of Note For College Students

  • There are a lot of studio and one-bedroom apartments in Reading.
  • A lot of people walk and bicycle in Reading.

Education Institutes in Reading
Total Number of Educational Institutes
Total Enrollment in all institutes
Number of Public Educational Institutes
Number of Private For-Profit Institutes
Number of Private Non-Profit Institutes
Graduation Rate
Total Graduates With Bachelors Degree
On Campus and Online Programs in Reading
Number of Institutes Offering on-campus programs
Number of Institutes Offering on-line programs
Number of Institutes Offering both
Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2017-18, National Center for Education Statistics,
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Colleges and Universities in Reading
SchoolTotal EnrollmentInstitution LevelAvg. In-State Tuition & FeesNumber of Programs Offered
Alvernia University2,838Four or more years$33,64062
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Berks2,719Four or more years$15,19041
Reading Area Community College4,207At least 2 but less than 4 years$9,39062
American Barber Academy49Less than 2 years (below associate)N/A2
Albright College2,036Four or more years$43,45455
Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences288At least 2 but less than 4 years$10,0954
Empire Beauty School-Reading119Less than 2 years (below associate)N/A2
Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2017-18, National Center for Education Statistics,
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