# 2021 Best Value Colleges for Mathematics & Statistics in Pennsylvania

## Finding the Best Value Mathematics & Statistics School for You

In 2018-2019, 1,701 bachelor's degrees were awarded to mathematics and statistics students who went to a Pennsylvania college or university. This makes it the #16 most popular major in the state. This means that colleges and universities in the state were responsible for awarding 5.5% of all the mathematics and statistics bachelor's degrees in the country.

This year's Best Value Colleges for Mathematics & Statistics in Pennsylvania ranking analyzed 17 colleges that offered a bachelor's degree in mathematics and statistics. When talking about the 'best value', we do not simply mean those with the lowest price. We are more focused on mathematics and statistics schools that offer a high quality education at a price lower that other schools of similar academic excellence.

When calculating average cost, we take tuition, fees, room and board, books and supplies, and other related expenses into account. We then subtract the average financial aid award. The is meant to give you an idea of how much money you'll need to pay out-of-pocket through loans, external scholarships, or other methods. Your cost may be different from the average one, depending on your income and other factors.

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## 2021 Best Value Mathematics & Statistics Schools in Pennsylvania

The following schools top our list of the Best Mathematics & Statistics Colleges for the Money.

### Top 10 Best Value Mathematics & Statistics Schools

University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh Campus earned the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the city of Pittsburgh, Pitt is a public school with a fairly large student population. Pitt did well in our quality rankings, too. It placed #2 on our Best Colleges for Mathematics & Statistics in Pennsylvania list.

The average student at Pitt graduates in less than 4.2 years, and the average full-time cost to attend the school is around $34,417. This makes the estimated cost of a bachelor’s degree from Pitt be around $145,584. Graduating sooner can prevent you from having to pay more money out of pocket.

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The #2 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania. Located in the town of Slippery Rock, SRU is a public college with a medium-sized student population.

The average student at SRU graduates in less than 4.3 years, and the average full-time cost to attend the school is around $21,713. Looking at these numbers together, we estimate that the average cost of a bachelor’s degree from SRU is about $93,149. The sooner a student graduates, the more money they can save.

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University of Pittsburgh - Greensburg comes in at #3 in this year's ranking. Located in the suburb of Greensburg, Pitt - Greensburg is a public school with a small student population. In addition to being on our best value list, Pitt - Greensburg has also earned the #8 rank in our Best Colleges for Mathematics & Statistics in Pennsylvania ranking.

The average student at Pitt - Greensburg graduates in less than 4.4 years, and the average full-time cost to attend the school is around $29,276. Looking at these numbers together, we estimate that the average cost of a bachelor’s degree from Pitt - Greensburg is about $127,351. When you graduate sooner, you can save a lot of money.

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Robert Morris University earned the #4 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the suburb of Moon Township, RMU is a private not-for-profit school with a small student population. RMU did well in our quality rankings, too. It placed #7 on our Best Colleges for Mathematics & Statistics in Pennsylvania list.

It takes about 4.2 years for the average student at RMU to complete their degree, and the yearly average cost to attend the school is $31,925. This means that the average student pays around $133,766 to get a bachelor’s degree from RMU. The sooner a student graduates, the more money they can save.

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West Chester University of Pennsylvania comes in at #5 in this year's ranking. WCUPA is a fairly large public school located in the large suburb of West Chester. As a testament to the quality of education offered at WCUPA, the school also landed the #9 rank in our Best Colleges for Mathematics & Statistics in Pennsylvania ranking.

The average amount of time it takes for a student to receive their degree at WCUPA is 4.4 years, and the average full-time cost to attend the school is around $29,874. When we combine these numbers, we estimate that the cost to get a bachelor’s degree from WCUPA is $130,549. If you can shave even one term off your degree, you can save a substantial amount of money.

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Our rankings recognize Temple University as the #6 school in this year's rankings. Temple is a fairly large public school located in the city of Philadelphia. Temple also made our Best Colleges for Mathematics & Statistics in Pennsylvania list, coming in at #4.

It takes the average student at Temple about 4.4 years to graduate, and the average full-time cost to attend the school is around $36,027. This makes the estimated cost of a bachelor’s degree from Temple be around $158,159. When you graduate sooner, you can save a lot of money.

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Carnegie Mellon University comes in at #7 in this year's ranking. Carnegie Mellon is a large private not-for-profit school located in the city of Pittsburgh. Carnegie Mellon did well in our quality rankings, too. It placed #1 on our Best Colleges for Mathematics & Statistics in Pennsylvania list.

The average student at Carnegie Mellon graduates in less than 4.2 years, and the estimated yearly cost for the school is $40,492. Looking at these numbers together, we estimate that the average cost of a bachelor’s degree from Carnegie Mellon is about $169,661. Graduating sooner can prevent you from having to pay more money out of pocket.

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The #8 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Pennsylvania State University - University Park. Penn State University Park is a fairly large public school located in the city of University Park. In addition to being on our best value list, Penn State University Park has also earned the #3 rank in our Best Colleges for Mathematics & Statistics in Pennsylvania ranking.

It takes about 4.2 years for the average student at Penn State University Park to complete their degree, and the estimated yearly cost for the school is $43,829. When we combine these numbers, we estimate that the cost to get a bachelor’s degree from Penn State University Park is $185,835. If you can shave even one term off your degree, you can save a substantial amount of money.

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University of Pittsburgh - Johnstown earned the #9 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the small suburb of Johnstown, University of Pittsburgh - Johnstown is a public school with a small student population.

At University of Pittsburgh - Johnstown, the average time it takes a student to graduate is 4.4 years, and the average full-time cost to attend the school is around $29,033. This makes the estimated cost of a bachelor’s degree from University of Pittsburgh - Johnstown be around $126,294. Graduating sooner can prevent you from having to pay more money out of pocket.

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Our rankings recognize Duquesne University as the #10 school in this year's rankings. Duquesne is a moderately-sized private not-for-profit school located in the city of Pittsburgh.

It takes about 4.1 years for the average student at Duquesne to complete their degree, and the estimated yearly cost for the school is $35,475. Putting this cost and the average time to graduate together, we find that the average amount you’ll pay to get a bachelor’s degree from Duquesne is $146,867. When students graduate in a lesser amount of time, they can save thousands of dollars.

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Request Information## Best Mathematics & Statistics Colleges in the Middle Atlantic Region

Explore all the Best Mathematics & Statistics Schools in the Middle Atlantic Area or other specific states within that region.

State | Degrees Awarded |
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New York | 2,713 |

New Jersey | 701 |

Maryland | 696 |

Delaware | 46 |

District of Columbia | 150 |

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## Rankings in Majors Related to Mathematics & Statistics

### Mathematics & Statistics Majors to Study

Major | Annual Graduates |
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Mathematics | 1,143 |

Statistics | 373 |

Applied Mathematics | 138 |

Other Statistics | 47 |

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### Majors Similar to Mathematics & Statistics

Related Major | Annual Graduates |
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Engineering | 6,878 |

Biological & Biomedical Sciences | 5,947 |

Computer & Information Sciences | 4,840 |

Physical Sciences | 2,053 |

Engineering Technologies | 984 |

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## Notes and References

**These averages are for the top 17 schools only.*

- The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
- Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
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