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Undergraduate
(in-state)
$26,808
($11,563)
Graduate
(in-state)
$20,841
($13,509)
Books & Supplies $2,224
On-Campus Living Costs $15,451
Off-Campus Living Costs $14,574

Average Costs of Attendance at Pennsylvania Colleges

For academic year 2021-2022, the average costs of attendance (COA) is $44,483 when a student lives on campus and $43,606 when living off campus (based on out-of-state rates). The average undergraduate tuition & fees is $11,563 for Pennsylvania residents and $26,808 for others. The average graduate school tuition & fees is $13,509 for Pennsylvania residents and $20,841 for out of state students. The living costs besides the tuition & fees are reported as $15,451 when a student lives on campus and $14,574 when living off campus in average.
2021-2022 Average Cost of Attendance
Pennsylvania Colleges
Living On CampusLiving Off Campus
Total$29,238 (In-State)
$44,483 (Out-of-State)
$28,361 (In-State)
$43,606 (Out-of-State)
Tuition & Fees$11,563 (In-State)
$26,808 (Out-of-State)
$11,563 (In-State)
$26,808 (Out-of-State)
Books & Supplies$2,224$2,224
Living Costs$15,451$14,574
[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 $11,563 for in-state students and $26,808 for out-of-state students. The undergraduate tuition rates are increased by 1.97% compared to the previous year.
2021-2022 Average Undergraduate Tuition & Fees
Pennsylvania Colleges and Universities
2019202020212022
In-State$12,312$12,400 $12,274$11,563
Out-Of-State$25,477$26,107 $26,291$26,808
[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 $13,509 for in-state students and $20,841 for out-of-state students. The graduate tuition rates are decreased by -0.43% compared to the previous year.
2021-2022 Average Graduate Tuition & Fees
Pennsylvania Colleges and Universities
2019202020212022
In-State$20,285$19,457 $13,369$13,509
Out-Of-State$22,494$22,273 $20,930$20,841
[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 $2,224. The books & supplies costs are increased by 58.43% compared to the previous year.
2021-2022 Average Books & Supplies Costs
Pennsylvania Colleges and Universities
2019202020212022
Books & Supplies$1,422$1,427 $1,404$2,224
[Chart] Books & Supplies Costs - Pennsylvania Colleges

Average Living Costs

For academic year 2021-2022, the average living costs of Pennsylvania colleges and universities is $15,451 when a student lives on campus and $14,574 when living off campus. It includes the costs of room, board, and other expenses. The on-campus living costs are increased by 1.95% compared to the previous year. The off-campus living costs are increased by 5.33% compared to the previous year.
2021-2022 Average Living Costs
Pennsylvania Colleges and Universities
2019202020212022
On-Campus$14,460$14,785 $15,156$15,451
Off-Campus$13,230$13,634 $13,837$14,574
[Chart] Living Costs - Pennsylvania Colleges