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Pennsylvania Colleges

Costs of Attendance

For the academic year 2021-2022, the average cost of attendance (COA) of Pennsylvania Colleges is $44,479 for undergraduate schools and $37,694 for graduate schools. The following table and chart illustrate costs of attendance including tuition, fees, books & supplies, and living costs by degree offering and residence type.
Costs of Attendance (2021-2022)
Pennsylvania Colleges
Tuition & FeesBooks & SuppliesLiving Costs
In-StateOut-of-StateOn-CampusOff-Campus
Undergraduate$11,411$27,743 $1,390$15,346$13,899
Graduate$13,509$20,959 $1,390$15,346$13,899
[CHART#1] Costs of Attendance for Pennsylvania Colleges

Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

For the academic year 2021-2022, the average undergraduate tuition & fees of Pennsylvania Colleges is $11,411 for in-state students and $27,743 for out-of-state students. The following table and chart illustrate tuition and fees by school controls and levels.
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees (2021-2022)
Pennsylvania Colleges
In-StateOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
Average$9,199$2,211 $26,225$1,519
Public Schools$9,199$2,211 $15,057$2,509
4 Years or High$10,156$2,619 $17,698$2,963
2-4 Years$7,944$1,676 $11,592$1,914
Less Than 2 Years-- --
Private Schools-- $29,263$1,225
4 Years or High-- $36,285$1,198
2-4 Years-- $14,931$1,169
Less Than 2 Years-- $16,923$2,702
[CHART#2] Undergraduate Tuition & Fees for Pennsylvania Colleges

Graduate Tuition & Fees

For the academic year 2021-2022, the average graduate tuition & fees of Pennsylvania Colleges is $13,509 for in-state students and $20,959 for out-of-state students. The following table and chart illustrate tuition and fees by school controls and levels.
Graduate Tuition & Fees (2021-2022)
Pennsylvania Colleges
In-StateOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
Average Costs$11,074$2,436$19,689$1,270
Public Schools$11,074$2,436$16,654$2,862
Private Schools--$20,238$883
[CHART#3] Graduate Tuition & Fees for Pennsylvania Colleges

Room & Board, Other Living Costs

For the academic year 2021-2022, the average On-campus living costs of Pennsylvania Colleges is $15,346 and off-campus living costs is $13,899. The following table and chart illustrate living costs and other expenses by school controls and levels.
Room & Board, Other Living Costs (2021-2022)
Pennsylvania Colleges
On-CampusOff-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpensesRoom & BoardOther Expenses
Average$12,776$2,569$10,278$3,622
Public Schools$11,383$3,422 $9,500$3,729
4 Years or High$11,515$3,435 $11,172$3,643
2-4 Years$9,998$3,291 $7,306$3,842
Less Than 2 Years-- --
Private Schools$13,117$2,360 $10,510$3,590
4 Years or High$13,459$2,215 $11,514$2,797
2-4 Years$10,251$3,585 $8,461$5,437
Less Than 2 Years-- $5,750$3,100
[CHART#4] Room & Board, Other Living Costs for Pennsylvania Colleges

Tuition per Credit Hours

For the academic year 2021-2022, the undergraduate costs per credit hour of Pennsylvania Colleges is $362 for in-state students and $879 for out-of-state students. For graduate schools, the cost per credit hour is $574 for in-state students and $877 for out-of-state students. The following table and chart illustrate the average costs credit per hour by school controls and levels.
Tuition per Credit Hours (2021-2022)
Pennsylvania Colleges
UndergraduateGraduate
In-StateOut-of-StateIn-StateOut-of-State
Average$362$879 $574$877
Public Schools$362$605 $574$858
4 Years or High$414$741 $574$858
2-4 Years$293$425 --
Less Than 2 Years-- --
Private Schools-$973 -$881
4 Years or High-$1,095 -$887
2-4 Years-$471 -$326
Less Than 2 Years-$400 --
2-4 years and less than 2 years colleges do not offer graduate programs or not report its costs.
[CHART#5] Tuition per Credit Hours for Pennsylvania Colleges