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PA College receives high ranks from the College Scorecard


LANCASTER, PA – The U.S. Department of Education recently released data from the new College Scorecard database, which includes ranking information that is designed to help students and their families understand the return on investment for a college education. The results showed favorable data for students and alumni from Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences.

Of the 199 colleges and universities listed for the state, Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences received the following rankings.

  • PA College boasts a 70 percent graduation rate, compared to the national average of 44 percent. This means that graduates in our program are successful at completing their degree requirements and graduating.
  • While average cost to attend was slightly higher than other two-year schools at $24,984 after students received federal financial aid, PA College ranked No. 1 for alumni earnings within 10 years of entering the College.
  • As a result, PA College alumni ranked above average at 93 percent for paying down their debt, compared to the national average of 67 percent.

Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences offers associate, bachelor’s and master’s degree programs, as well as a number of certificate programs, focused solely on health care. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, health care continues to be one of the fastest growing industries in terms of job outlook and PA College continues to align its degree offerings to meet the demands of the future of health care.

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About Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences
A dynamic and academically rigorous institution, Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences is a private, accredited, four-year college focusing exclusively on the field of health care. Offering associate, bachelor’s and master’s degree programs, as well as a number of certificate programs, PA College provides professional development for health care workers throughout their career. Located in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, the College attracts a select group of more than 1,400 students to study with faculty who are experts in their specialty areas.