Best Colleges For Non-Traditional Students
- Philadelphia, Camden, Wilmington (PA,NJ,DE,MD) -

Adults returning to college and other "non-traditional" students comprise the majority of all degree-seekers in the USA. College Factual’s Philadelphia, Camden, Wilmington (PA,NJ,DE,MD) Ranking of the Best Colleges For Non-Traditional Students was designed to specifically address the unique concerns of students who fall outside the "norm" of first-time, full-time degree seekers under the age of 24.

Best Colleges For Non-Traditional Students - Philadelphia, Camden, Wilmington (PA,NJ,DE,MD) -

Drexel University tops our Philadelphia, Camden, Wilmington (PA,NJ,DE,MD) list of the Best Colleges For Non-Traditional Students. Drexel charges tuition and fees of $51,030. The college has an acceptance rate of 74.7%. The average 2016 SAT score for those admitted is 1,270. The average salary for recent graduates is $79,000.

The total ranking includes 18 colleges. Within the complete list tuition and fees ranges from $10,670 to $51,030 (in-state from $9,720 to $51,030). Acceptance rates range from 52.2% to 100.0%, estimated average 2016 SAT scores range from 1,000 to 1,270 and average salaries of graduates range from $54,000 to $79,000.

RankUniversity/CollegeLocationTuition & Fees
1Drexel UniversityPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania$51,030
2Temple UniversityPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania$16,274 / $27,266
3Rowan UniversityGlassboro, New Jersey$13,108 / $21,378
4West Chester University of PennsylvaniaWest Chester, Pennsylvania$9,720 / $20,812
5Wilmington UniversityNew Castle, Delaware$10,670
6Immaculata UniversityImmaculata, Pennsylvania$33,408
7Gwynedd Mercy UniversityGwynedd Valley, Pennsylvania$33,589
8La Salle UniversityPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania$41,100
9Holy Family UniversityPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania$29,750
10Eastern UniversitySaint Davids, Pennsylvania$31,140
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Best Colleges For Non-Traditional Students Methodology Overview

A non-traditional student could be a working adult going back to school, a parent, or another student who needs to take part-time classes due to other responsibilities. Our rankings for non-traditional students were developed based on the premise that these students are looking for flexible learning options, as well as high-quality outcomes for graduates. Thus our rankings emphasize colleges that offer the ability to take online courses and other factors that are important to older students. Within the mix, you’ll find traditional schools that offer online programs, as well as accredited online colleges that provide the best outcomes for students. Read our full Best Colleges For Non-Traditional Students Methodology for more information.

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