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Broomall, Pennsylvania Colleges

Colleges in Broomall, Pa. offer enough on their own to keep students and professionals busy; it's also a plus that Philadelphia is nearby.

Broomall, Pennsylvania Career Colleges, Technical Schools, and Universities

Looking for accredited career colleges, technical schools, and universities in Broomall, Pennsylvania. Each degree from a Broomall, Pennsylvania Career College, a post-secondary for-profit institution, offers an education with an in-demand career field.

At career colleges in Pennsylvania, you typically don't take general education classes in core subjects such as English and math. Instead, you focus on career-related courses.

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Broomall, Pa., Colleges and Universities

Broomall, Pa., is more than just Philadelphia's little neighbor or the hometown of many famous actors and musicians. This town of 10,000 people is also a cozy suburb, with plenty to keep students and professionals busy and a location to consider for your postsecondary education.

An Education with Broomall Colleges

Kaplan Career Institute has a campus in Broomall. At this campus, students can choose between an associate degree in medical assisting and six diplomas in subjects such as computer support teching and dental assisting. Tuition costs just below $16,000 a year. About five miles away from Broomall, in Villanova, is Villanova University. A school of about 11,000 students, Villanova University offers 17 bachelor's degree programs, 20 master's programs, 47 certificates, and a PhD program in philosophy. The university is ranked number one by U.S. News & World Report for best regional university in America. Tuition is $42,000 a year for the 2012-13 academic year.

Broomall is within close driving distance to a number of other schools, especially with Philadelphia just 10 miles away. Be sure to consider the cost of your education when planning your next steps. According to The College Board, the average in-state tuition and fees in Pennsylvania for 2011-2012 were $3,663 for public two-year colleges, $12,079 for public four-year colleges and $32,559 for private nonprofit four-year colleges.

A Look at the Broomall Economy

The main industries in Broomall are education, health care and social assistance, comprising over a quarter of jobs. The top three employers in Delaware County (the county Broomall is in) are the Boeing Company, Crozer Keystone Health Systems and Jefferson Health Systems. The median household income is just over $71,000, much higher than both the statewide and nationwide average. Broomall shows that the suburbs don't just have to be a place to live, but can also be a place to work and pursue an advanced education.

Author: Jon Fortenbury

Jon Fortenbury is a Reno-based freelance writer. He's written for many publications, including Las Vegas Review Journal, Nevada Magazine, and USA Today College. His interests include education, religious debates, and traveling.

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