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Higher Education in Pennsylvania

The Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) has responsibility for a variety of services offered by a wide range of postsecondary institutions.

  • Community Colleges
    PDE oversees some aspects of community college authorization and funding.
  • Distance Education Providers
    Out-of-state providers of distance education that enroll PA residents in degree programs can register on-line.
  • Adult Education
    Adult education programs offer services to provide basic education and GED testing.
  • Institute for Law Enforcement Education (ILEE)
    ILEE is responsible for administering training related to traffic safety, investigation and enforcement for Commonwealth of Pennsylvania police officers.