Pennsylvania Private Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2016

How much does it cost to attend private college in Pennsylvania?   The average annual in-state four year, not for profit private college tuition in Pennsylvania was $32,899 for the 2016-2017 academic year. This is a change of $32,899 from the 2015-2016 average of $0 and represents a ?% annual increase. The list of Pennsylvania private colleges below provides school specific cost and value rating.

Our guide surveyed tuition data from the 153 private colleges and universities in Pennsylvania, the most popular being University of Pennsylvania with 21,563 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $45,556. Franklin and Marshall College is the most expensive private school in Pennsylvania with an in-state tuition of $52,190.

Click on any school for current tuition, future cost estimates, school specific savings plans and estimated student loan payments. Pennsylvania colleges can also be filtered by public, private, community colleges and four year schools. Additionally, cost based sorting is available for the lowest and highest tuition options. Jump directly to our ranking of best values in Pennsylvania or cheap Pennsylvania colleges guide.

Rating is a CollegeCalc proprietary national percentile ranking of a college's overall difficulty and educational effectiveness. An average score is 50. Dollar value is a measure of a school's academic rating compared with the average net price paid. Colleges which are ranked "n/a" didn't report sufficient data to formulate a score. Learn more about our ratings.

All price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's 2016-2017 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2016-2017 academic year.

Explore Pennsylvania Colleges

School Tuition Rating $Value
Albright College
Reading, 2,219 Students
$40,644 n/a n/a
Allegheny College
Meadville, 1,890 Students
$43,750 n/a n/a
Alvernia University
Reading, 1,930 Students
$31,650 43 38
Antonelli Institute
Erdenheim, 177 Students
$19,870 n/a n/a
Arcadia University
Glenside, 2,889 Students
$40,260 70 62
Baptist Bible College and Seminary
Clarks Summit, 541 Students
$22,510 n/a n/a
Berks Technical Institute
Wyomissing, 647 Students
$9,300 n/a n/a
Bradford School
Pittsburgh, 400 Students
$15,380 n/a n/a
Bryn Athyn College of the New Church
Bryn Athyn, 267 Students
$18,558 50 72
Bryn Mawr College
Bryn Mawr, 1,616 Students
$47,640 n/a n/a
Bucknell University  Best Value
Lewisburg, 3,577 Students
$51,676 95 65
Cabrini College
Radnor, 1,384 Students
$29,655 n/a n/a
Cambria Rowe Business College Indiana
Indiana, 80 Students
$13,230 n/a n/a
Cambria Rowe Business College Johnstown
Johnstown, 90 Students
$13,230 n/a n/a
Carlow University
Pittsburgh, 1,693 Students
$27,136 34 47
Carnegie Mellon University  Best Value
Pittsburgh, 11,790 Students
$51,196 97 65
Cedar Crest College
Allentown, 825 Students
$36,225 56 68
Central Penn College
Summerdale, 310 Students
$16,776 n/a n/a
Chatham University
Pittsburgh, 1,516 Students
$34,195 n/a n/a
Chestnut Hill College
Philadelphia, 1,369 Students
$33,930 29 12