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Fortunately for you, Wayne, PA offers a number of great schools to choose from. It's just a matter of finding the right program and study subject for you!


Wayne College and University Demographics

Wayne's 4 colleges and universities offer a total of 94 degree and certificate programs for you to choose from, in fields ranging from biotechnology to biological and biomedical sciences, other to fine/studio arts, general.

The top-ranked school in Wayne is Eastern University, with a nationwide rank of 36th in 2010. The school has approximately 4,331 students. Business is the most popular course of study at Eastern University.


Wayne schools charge an average tuition of $23,624 per year. Cabrini College charges students $32,084 per year in tuition, which is the highest tuition rate in Wayne. University of Phoenix-Philadelphia Campus has the lowest tuition rate at $12,600 per year.

Financial Aid

In 2008, $0 of the total $0 in financial aid received by Wayne students was in the form of institutional grants and scholarships. Valley Forge Military College gave its students $0 in institutional financial aid. This was the highest amount of financial aid given by any Wayne school.

Wayne Student Demographics

Approximately 1% of Pennsylvania students were enrolled in Wayne colleges in 2010. That is 8,914 students. Eastern University had the most number of students of any college in Wayne, with 4,331 students. Valley Forge Military College, with 315 students, had the least number of students.

Graduation and Retention Rates

Approximately 58% of students who enroll as first year students at Wayne schools return to complete their second year. For every 100 students who enroll in Wayne schools, 42 eventually graduate. The Wayne college with the highest graduation rate is Eastern University, which has a graduation rate of 64%. The Wayne college with the lowest graduation rate is University of Phoenix-Philadelphia Campus, which has a graduation rate of 9%.


The ratio of female to male students enrolled in Wayne schools is 69 to 31. 33% of Wayne college students are older than 24 years. In 2009, 43% of Wayne college students identified themselves as belonging to a racial or ethnic minority. The Wayne school with the highest percentage of minority students was University of Phoenix-Philadelphia Campus, with 92% of students identifying themselves as being from a racial or ethnic minority background.

Wayne Faculty Demographics

In 2010, Wayne colleges and universities employed a total of 6,004 faculty. Of these faculty members, 51% were female and 57% were from racial or ethnic minority backgrounds.

Wayne schools had an average faculty to student ratio of 1 to 2 in 2009. Harcum College had 1 faculty for every 1 student. This was the highest faculty to student ratio for schools in Wayne.

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