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Chesterbrook, Pennsylvania Colleges

Students living in Chesterbrook, Pa., enjoy close proximity to some of the nation's finest institutions of higher learning.

Chesterbrook, Pennsylvania Career Colleges, Technical Schools, and Universities

Looking for accredited career colleges, technical schools, and universities in Chesterbrook, Pennsylvania. Each degree from a Chesterbrook, 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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Schools and Colleges Near Chesterbrook, Pa.

Situated in Pennsylvania's southeastern region, just outside of Valley Forge Historical Park, is the town of Chesterbrook. With a population of around 5,000 people, Chesterbrook is a decidedly small place. Yet what it lacks in size it more than makes up for in quality with its exceptional economic success stories and its proximity to some of the country's finest universities.

Chesterbrook Colleges and Universities

Most people can consider themselves lucky if they live near even one nationally-renowned institution of higher learning. The residents of Chesterbrook live within easy commuting distance of three. First up is Haverford College, a small and highly selective liberal arts college that lies just 13 miles outside of Chesterbrook. This school of approximately 1,200 students routinely tops many best-of lists and is famous for its unique major concentrations as well as its achievements in the sciences. Tuition and fees total about $43,700.

Drive a scant 12 miles from Chesterbrook and you'll find the beautiful campus of Bryn Mawr. This is a small, four-year women's college of about 1,300 undergraduates that offers hundreds of majors, thought-provoking seminars and a long list of impressive alumni. Tuition costs close to $42,250. Villanova University, 11 miles outside of Chesterbrook, is a powerhouse of a school that provides its 7,100 students with everything from storied DI athletics programs to a host of great campus activities (not to mention first-rate academics). Villanova charges about $41,300 in tuition, according to 2011-12 rates.

Careers in Chesterbrook

According to, Chesterbrook's median household income was just under $80,000 as of 2009, which is significantly higher than both the state and national averages. Unemployment was measured at 6.2 percent in March 2011. Major industries include professional/scientific/technical services, administrative/support services, retail and finance/insurance. This data can be helpful to you in planning your career and deciding what path to take after completing an education with one of the colleges in Chesterbrook.

Author: Karin Hansen

Karin Hansen holds a degree in English from San Francisco State University.

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