Pennsylvania's Top 10 Liberal Arts Colleges

Check out the best liberal arts colleges in Pennsylvania from America's Best Colleges 2010.

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These are the 10 best liberal arts colleges in the commonwealth of Pennsylvania from the 2010 edition of America's Best Colleges rankings. Here is some key information about each of these liberal arts schools, which emphasize undergraduate education and award at least half of their degrees in the liberal arts fields of study.

Swarthmore College, Swarthmore
U.S. News rank: 3 Tier: 1
Institutional type: private
Setting: suburban
Total enrollment: 1,490
Tuition and fees: $37,860

Haverford College, Haverford
U.S. News rank: 10 Tier: 1
Institutional type: private
Setting: suburban
Total enrollment: 1,169
Tuition and fees: $39,085

Bryn Mawr College, Bryn Mawr
U.S. News rank: 25 Tier: 1
Institutional type: private
Setting: suburban
Total enrollment: 1,745
Tuition and fees: $38,034

Bucknell University, Lewisburg
U.S. News rank: 30 Tier: 1
Institutional type: private
Setting: rural
Total enrollment: 3,719
Tuition and fees: $40,816

Lafayette College, Easton
U.S. News rank: 35 Tier: 1
Institutional type: private
Setting: urban
Total enrollment: 2,382
Tuition and fees: $37,815

Franklin and Marshall College, Lancaster
U.S. News rank: 43 Tier: 1
Institutional type: private
Setting: urban
Total enrollment: 2,164
Tuition and fees: $39,980

Dickinson College, Carlisle
U.S. News rank: 46 Tier: 1
Institutional type: private
Setting: suburban
Total enrollment: 2,388
Tuition and fees: $40,114

Gettysburg College, Gettysburg
U.S. News rank: 49 Tier: 1
Institutional type: private
Setting: suburban
Total enrollment: 2,457
Tuition and fees: $39,140

Muhlenberg College, Allentown
U.S. News rank: 68 Tier: 1
Institutional type: private
Setting: suburban
Total enrollment: 2,492
Tuition and fees: $36,990

Ursinus College, Collegeville
U.S. News rank: 77 Tier: 1
Institutional type: private
Setting: suburban
Total enrollment: 1,680
Tuition and fees: $38,670

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