Four Year Colleges in Pennsylvania

The 2021 Directory of Pennsylvania Four Year Colleges and Costs

Pennsylvania Four Year Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2021

How much does it cost to attend four year college in Pennsylvania?   The average annual in-state four year college tuition in Pennsylvania was $27,708 for the 2019-2020 academic year. This is a change of $60 from the 2018-2019 average of $27,648 and represents a 0.22% annual increase. The list of Pennsylvania four year colleges below provides school specific cost and value rating.

Our guide surveyed tuition data from the 129 four year colleges and universities in Pennsylvania, the most popular being Penn State Main Campus with 45,140 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $17,416. Franklin and Marshall College is the most expensive four year school in Pennsylvania with an in-state tuition of $58,615.

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.

<Academic 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 2018-2019 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2018-2019 academic year.

Explore Pennsylvania Colleges

School Tuition Rating Value
Albright College

Reading, Pennsylvania

$24,500 NA NA
Allegheny College

Meadville, Pennsylvania

$48,760 71 93
Alvernia University

Reading, Pennsylvania

$35,350 44 14
Arcadia University

Glenside, Pennsylvania

$43,740 55 36
Baptist Bible College and Seminary

Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania

$26,082 NA NA
Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania

Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania

$7,716 41 7
Bryn Athyn College of the New Church

Bryn Athyn, Pennsylvania

$22,785 39 32
Bryn Mawr College

Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania

$53,180 NA NA
Bucknell University

Lewisburg, Pennsylvania

$57,882 85 37
Cabrini College

Radnor, Pennsylvania

$31,875 51 55
Cairn University

Langhorne, Pennsylvania

$28,328 44 30
California University of Pennsylvania

California, Pennsylvania

$7,716 35 13
Carlow University

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

$29,652 43 43
Carnegie Mellon University

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

$55,816 88 79
Cedar Crest College

Allentown, Pennsylvania

$39,774 52 63
Chatham University

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

$37,363 NA NA
Chestnut Hill College

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

$36,950 40 7
Cheyney University of Pennsylvania

Cheyney, Pennsylvania

$7,716 NA NA
Clarion University of Pennsylvania

Clarion, Pennsylvania

$7,716 31 3
Delaware Valley University

Doylestown, Pennsylvania

$38,070 49 25