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North Versailles, Pennsylvania Colleges

The two-year, four-year and graduate level college opportunities in and around North Versailles, Pa. are abundant.

North Versailles, Pennsylvania Career Colleges, Technical Schools, and Universities

Looking for accredited career colleges, technical schools, and universities in North Versailles, Pennsylvania. Each degree from a North Versailles, 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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Colleges and Universities in North Versailles, Pa.

Tucked into the southwestern corner of Pennsylvania, just 12 miles outside of bustling Pittsburgh, is the Pennsylvania township of North Versailles. This town of about 10,000 people is a mostly residential community, but its many shopping centers and entertainment hot spots as well as its proximity to an urban area make North Versailles an option for students who want a blend of small town charm and big city opportunities.

College programs for North Versailles students

For students who are interested in pursuing associate degrees or professional certificates, the Community College of Allegheny County fits the bill perfectly. This large, two-year school of over 20,000 students offers open admission and charges a scant $2,900 for tuition and fees. A few miles south of North Versailles is Penn State Greater Allegheny, a four-year university and branch campus of the larger Penn State. Penn State Greater Allegheny is a small school of about 700 undergraduates noted for its unique research facilities. It boasts a 14:1 student-to-faculty ratio, and charges just upwards of $13,000 in tuition and fees.

Carnegie Mellon University is consistently ranked among the world's best schools, and its interdisciplinary approach to research and academics continues to garner widespread respect for this Pittsburgh college of 6,300. Carnegie Mellon offers degrees at the bachelor's, master's, and doctoral level, as well as a successful athletics program. Tuition and fees total about $43,800, and the highly selective admissions committee admits only 30 percent of its applicants.

North Versailles economy

Manufacturing and retail account for much of North Versailles' economic success, employing about 23 percent and 13 percent of the township's citizens, respectively. Transportation/warehousing, health care and construction help to round out this Pennsylvania town's diverse economy.

Author: Karin Hansen

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

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