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Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania Schools Site Evaluation

There are a total of 367 colleges in Pennsylvania. Of these, 225 have a Facebook page, 153 have a Twitter account and 170 have a YouTube channel.

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Color

Exactly 231 of the 367 Pennsylvania school websites use white as the primary color on their websites. The most commonly paired colors with white for school websites in Pennsylvania are white (75.2%) and grey (59.7%).

Aside from white, other colors used as the predominant color on Pennsylvania school websites include black (10.9%), grey (9.8%) and blue (7.9%).

The colors used on the largest schools' websites in Pennsylvania are as follows:

  1. Pennsylvania State University - Main Campus: blue 65%
  2. Temple University: white 12.7% and grey 10.5%
  3. University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh Campus: purple 17.3% and grey 14.3%

Font

The font of choice used on the largest number of Pennsylvania school websites is Arial. Approximately 42.2% of Pennsylvania schools use Arial as the primary font on their websites. Other popular fonts used on Pennsylvania school websites are Verdana (24.8%) and Tahoma (7.9%).

The following fonts are used on the websites for the largest Pennsylvania schools:

  1. Pennsylvania State University - Main Campus: Arial
  2. Temple University: Verdana
  3. University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh Campus: Verdana

Social Presence

As mentioned above, 61.3% of Pennsylvania schools have Facebook pages. On average, these schools update their Facebook status 3 times a week. And the average number of "likes" Pennsylvania schools have is 3,404. The Pennsylvania schools with the greatest number of Facebook "likes" are:

  1. Pennsylvania State University - Main Campus: 230,697 "likes"
  2. Carnegie Mellon University: 26,974 "likes"
  3. University of Pennsylvania: 24,256 "likes"

In addition, 46.3% of Pennsylvania schools have Twitter accounts. On average, these schools tweet updates 6 times a week. And, on average, Pennsylvania schools have 888 Twitter followers. The Pennsylvania schools with the greatest number of Twitter followers are:

  1. University of Pennsylvania: 9,435 followers
  2. Carnegie Mellon University: 9,147 followers
  3. Pennsylvania State University - Main Campus: 7,211 followers

And 41.7% of Pennsylvania schools have YouTube channels. On average, these schools have 68 posted videos. And, on average, Pennsylvania schools have 194 subscribers to their YouTube channels. The Pennsylvania schools with the greatest number of subscribers are:

  1. Carnegie Mellon University: 16,128 subscribers
  2. Pennsylvania State University - Main Campus: 2,357 subscribers
  3. University of Pennsylvania: 2,012 subscribers

Web Metrics

The volume of traffic on Pennsylvania school websites is light in comparison to traffic on school websites around the nation. The schools websites with the highest Alexa Rank in Pennsylvania are:

  1. University of Phoenix - Harrisburg Campus: Alexa Rank of 2,441
  2. University of Phoenix - Philadelphia Campus: Alexa Rank of 2,441
  3. University of Phoenix - Pittsburgh Campus: Alexa Rank of 2,441

The Pennsylvania school websites with the lowest Alexa Rank are:

  1. Venus Beauty Academy: Alexa Rank of 24,738,092
  2. Western Pennsylvania Hospital School of Nursing: Alexa Rank of 22,788,609
  3. Western Area Career and Technology Center: Alexa Rank of 22,658,872
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