Pennsylvania's State System of Higher Education is the largest provider of college education in Pennsylvania and a largest public university system in the United States. The Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education mission is to provide high quality education at the lowest possible cost to students. The state system has around 110,000 undergraduate and graduate students whom attend the State System universities. Nearly 90 percent are from Pennsylvania and the majority of the graduates will remain in Pennsylvania after graduation.
The following universities are members of the state system in Pennsylvania: