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Undergraduate
(in-state)
$26,006
($12,190)
Graduate
(in-state)
$20,810
($14,076)
Books & Supplies $1,449
On-Campus Living Costs $15,503
Off-Campus Living Costs $14,204

Average Costs of Attendance at Pennsylvania Colleges

For academic year 2021-2022, the average costs of attendance (COA) is $42,957 when a student lives on campus and $41,658 when living off campus (based on out-of-state rates). The average undergraduate tuition & fees is $12,190 for Pennsylvania residents and $26,006 for others. The average graduate school tuition & fees is $14,076 for Pennsylvania residents and $20,810 for out of state students. The living costs besides the tuition & fees are reported as $15,503 when a student lives on campus and $14,204 when living off campus in average.
2021-2022 Average Cost of Attendance
Pennsylvania Colleges
Living On CampusLiving Off Campus
Total$29,142 (In-State)
$42,957 (Out-of-State)
$27,843 (In-State)
$41,658 (Out-of-State)
Tuition & Fees$12,190 (In-State)
$26,006 (Out-of-State)
$12,190 (In-State)
$26,006 (Out-of-State)
Books & Supplies$1,449$1,449
Living Costs$15,503$14,204
[Chart] Average Costs of Attendance - Pennsylvania Colleges

Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

For academic year 2021-2022, the average undergraduate tuition & fees of Pennsylvania colleges and universities is $12,190 for in-state students and $26,006 for out-of-state students. The undergraduate tuition rates are increased by 2.62% compared to the previous year.
2021-2022 Average Undergraduate Tuition & Fees
Pennsylvania Colleges and Universities
2019202020212022
In-State$12,391$12,485 $12,513$12,190
Out-Of-State$24,682$25,137 $25,341$26,006
[Chart] Undergraduate Tuition & Fees - Pennsylvania Colleges

Graduate Tuition & Fees

For academic year 2021-2022, the average graduate tuition & fees of Pennsylvania colleges and universities is $14,076 for in-state students and $20,810 for out-of-state students. The graduate tuition rates are decreased by -1.36% compared to the previous year.
2021-2022 Average Graduate Tuition & Fees
Pennsylvania Colleges and Universities
2019202020212022
In-State$20,285$19,457 $13,932$14,076
Out-Of-State$22,494$22,273 $21,096$20,810
[Chart] Graduate Tuition & Fees - Pennsylvania Colleges

Books & Supplies Costs

For academic year 2021-2022, the average books & supplies costs of Pennsylvania colleges and universities is $1,449. The books & supplies costs are decreased by -0.69% compared to the previous year.
2021-2022 Average Books & Supplies Costs
Pennsylvania Colleges and Universities
2019202020212022
Books & Supplies$1,472$1,477 $1,459$1,449
[Chart] Books & Supplies Costs - Pennsylvania Colleges

Average Living Costs

For academic year 2021-2022, the average living costs of Pennsylvania colleges and universities is $15,503 when a student lives on campus and $14,204 when living off campus. It includes the costs of room, board, and other expenses. The on-campus living costs are increased by 1.18% compared to the previous year. The off-campus living costs are increased by 1.13% compared to the previous year.
2021-2022 Average Living Costs
Pennsylvania Colleges and Universities
2019202020212022
On-Campus$14,608$14,935 $15,322$15,503
Off-Campus$13,491$13,836 $14,045$14,204
[Chart] Living Costs - Pennsylvania Colleges