3 Of The Top 10 Safest College Campuses In The U.S. Are In Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania colleges are ranking up there when it comes to safest college campuses.
In fact 3 of the safest college campuses in the country are right across the Delaware border in Pennsylvania.
Choosing a college for continuing education can be a daunting task. There are several factors to consider before even applying. After taking a tour of the campus and doing research on the major you plan to study, where you’ll live and safety should come into play.
With so many students living on campus, it’s important to know how safe the campus is. You’ll be on campus pretty much all the time.
The folks over at Niche put together a list of the safest college campuses across the country. The list is based on key statistics and student reviews coming from the U.S. Department of Education. Ultimately, looking for top-ranked colleges offering a safe and healthy environment with low crime, drug and alcohol usage.
So what are these three safest college campuses?
Coming in at #3 is Geneva College in Beaver Falls, PA.
Next up on the list, at #4, is Penn State Lehigh Valley in Center Valley, PA.
And finally, coming in at #6 is Penn State Scranton in Dunmore, PA.
So, if you’re a student or a parent with a rising senior, you might want to consider these schools not too far from us here in Delaware. For the complete list of safest college campuses, as listed by Niche, click here.
100 Best Public Colleges In America
Public universities, which are funded by government monies, are usually less expensive than their private counterparts, primarily because they do not have to rely solely on tuition fees to stay solvent. And while there is a long-standing assumption that private school education is somehow “better” than a state university, state schools often provide the same types of degrees as private ones, and depending on the student, can sometimes provide a better fit for their education.
Stacker compiled a list of the best public colleges in America using data from Niche, which was released in 2021. Niche ranks schools based on a variety of factors including academics, admissions, cost, and student life. Niche’s methodology can be found here.
Take a look at some of the best public schools in the country.