univstats
Undergraduate
(in-state)
$26,107
($12,400)
Graduate
(in-state)
$22,273
($19,457)
Books & Supplies $1,427
On-Campus Living Costs $14,785
Off-Campus Living Costs $13,634

Average Costs of Attendance at Pennsylvania Colleges

For academic year 2019-2020, the average costs of attendance (COA) is $42,319 when a student lives on campus and $41,168 when living off campus (based on out-of-state rates). The average undergraduate tuition & fees is $12,400 for Pennsylvania residents and $26,107 for others. The average graduate school tuition & fees is $19,457 for Pennsylvania residents and $22,273 for out of state students. The living costs besides the tuition & fees are reported as $14,785 when a student lives on campus and $13,634 when living off campus in average.
2019-2020 Average Cost of Attendance
Pennsylvania Colleges
Living On CampusLiving Off Campus
Total$28,612 (In-State)
$42,319 (Out-of-State)
$27,461 (In-State)
$41,168 (Out-of-State)
Tuition & Fees$12,400 (In-State)
$26,107 (Out-of-State)
$12,400 (In-State)
$26,107 (Out-of-State)
Books & Supplies$1,427$1,427
Living Costs$14,785$13,634
[Chart] Average Costs of Attendance - Pennsylvania Colleges

Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

For academic year 2019-2020, the average undergraduate tuition & fees of Pennsylvania colleges and universities is $12,400 for in-state students and $26,107 for out-of-state students. The undergraduate tuition rates are increased by 2.47% compared to the previous year.
2019-2020 Average Undergraduate Tuition & Fees
Pennsylvania Colleges and Universities
2017201820192020
In-State$11,886$12,186 $12,312$12,400
Out-Of-State$24,198$24,632 $25,477$26,107
[Chart] Undergraduate Tuition & Fees - Pennsylvania Colleges

Graduate Tuition & Fees

For academic year 2019-2020, the average graduate tuition & fees of Pennsylvania colleges and universities is $19,457 for in-state students and $22,273 for out-of-state students. The graduate tuition rates are decreased by -0.98% compared to the previous year.
2019-2020 Average Graduate Tuition & Fees
Pennsylvania Colleges and Universities
2017201820192020
In-State$18,654$19,420 $20,285$19,457
Out-Of-State$21,264$22,088 $22,494$22,273
[Chart] Graduate Tuition & Fees - Pennsylvania Colleges

Books & Supplies Costs

For academic year 2019-2020, the average books & supplies costs of Pennsylvania colleges and universities is $1,427. The books & supplies costs are increased by 0.30% compared to the previous year.
2019-2020 Average Books & Supplies Costs
Pennsylvania Colleges and Universities
2017201820192020
Books & Supplies$1,404$1,410 $1,422$1,427
[Chart] Books & Supplies Costs - Pennsylvania Colleges

Average Living Costs

For academic year 2019-2020, the average living costs of Pennsylvania colleges and universities is $14,785 when a student lives on campus and $13,634 when living off campus. It includes the costs of room, board, and other expenses. The on-campus living costs are increased by 2.25% compared to the previous year. The off-campus living costs are increased by 3.06% compared to the previous year.
2019-2020 Average Living Costs
Pennsylvania Colleges and Universities
2017201820192020
On-Campus$13,894$14,231 $14,460$14,785
Off-Campus$12,792$12,966 $13,230$13,634
[Chart] Living Costs - Pennsylvania Colleges