Quantcast

Pennsylvania Four Year Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2020

How much does it cost to attend four year college in Pennsylvania?   The average annual in-state four year college tuition in Pennsylvania was $27,215 for the 2018-2019 academic year. This is a change of $2,334 from the 2015-2016 average of $24,881 and represents a 9.38% 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 $56,450.

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

Explore Pennsylvania Colleges

School Tuition Rating $Value
Albright College
Reading, 1,887 Students
$44,206 - -
Allegheny College  Best Value
Meadville, 1,724 Students
$47,040 79 67
Alvernia University
Reading, 1,946 Students
$34,070 44 39
Arcadia University
Glenside, 2,456 Students
$42,880 67 58
Baptist Bible College and Seminary
Clarks Summit, 475 Students
$23,890 - -
Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania
Bloomsburg, 7,836 Students
$7,716 45 63
Bryn Athyn College of the New Church
Bryn Athyn, 292 Students
$21,360 39 58
Bryn Mawr College
Bryn Mawr, 1,632 Students
$51,130 - -
Bucknell University  Best Value
Lewisburg, 3,621 Students
$55,788 93 59
Cabrini College
Radnor, 1,582 Students
$30,950 - -
Cairn University
Langhorne, 811 Students
$26,979 52 63
California University of Pennsylvania
California, 4,999 Students
$7,716 28 37
Carlow University
Pittsburgh, 1,246 Students
$28,788 37 52
Carnegie Mellon University  Best Value
Pittsburgh, 13,160 Students
$54,244 97 69
Cedar Crest College
Allentown, 1,018 Students
$38,616 62 65
Chatham University
Pittsburgh, 1,790 Students
$36,276 - -
Chestnut Hill College
Philadelphia, 1,248 Students
$35,950 21 -
Cheyney University of Pennsylvania
Cheyney, 433 Students
$7,716 - -
Clarion University of Pennsylvania
Clarion, 3,409 Students
$7,716 26 29
Delaware Valley University
Doylestown, 1,916 Students
$36,960 62 53