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
DeSales University
Center Valley, 2,361 Students
$36,000 62 55
DeVry University Pennsylvania
Fort Washington, 1,010 Students
$15,835 - -
Dickinson College
Carlisle, 2,361 Students
$54,186 - -
Drexel University  Best Value
Philadelphia, 18,312 Students
$50,874 68 39
Duquesne University  Best Value
Pittsburgh, 8,867 Students
$38,178 70 56
East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania
East Stroudsburg, 5,550 Students
$8,288 41 62
Eastern University
Saint Davids, 1,834 Students
$32,492 58 59
Edinboro University of Pennsylvania
Edinboro, 3,840 Students
$7,716 37 58
Elizabethtown College
Elizabethtown, 1,641 Students
$46,940 67 58
Franklin and Marshall College
Lancaster, 2,290 Students
$56,450 - -
Gannon University
Erie, 3,268 Students
$31,180 54 60
Geneva College
Beaver Falls, 1,232 Students
$26,730 70 71
Gettysburg College
Gettysburg, 2,433 Students
$54,480 - -
Gratz College
Melrose Park, 60 Students
$18,792 - -
Gwynedd Mercy College
Gwynedd Valley, 2,654 Students
$32,820 29 20
Harrisburg University of Science and Technology
Harrisburg, 4,158 Students
$23,900 - -
Haverford College  Best Value
Haverford, 1,308 Students
$54,100 97 75
Holy Family University
Philadelphia, 1,628 Students
$29,338 41 61
Immaculata University
Immaculata, 1,018 Students
$26,500 55 43
Indiana University of Pennsylvania Main Campus
Indiana, 9,377 Students
$9,570 29 34
Juniata College
Huntingdon, 1,348 Students
$44,772 - -
Keystone College
La Plume, 1,124 Students
$24,920 - -
King's College
Wilkes-Barre, 2,136 Students
$35,668 - -
Kutztown University of Pennsylvania
Kutztown, 7,232 Students
$7,716 38 47
La Roche College
Pittsburgh, 1,187 Students
$27,714 23 6
La Salle University
Philadelphia, 3,621 Students
$29,810 - -
Lafayette College  Best Value
Easton, 2,603 Students
$52,415 94 72
Lancaster Bible College
Lancaster, 1,070 Students
$24,290 53 60
Lebanon Valley College
Annville, 1,746 Students
$42,420 64 57
Lehigh University  Best Value
Bethlehem, 6,093 Students
$52,480 95 71
Lincoln University of Pennsylvania
Lincoln University, 2,155 Students
$7,868 39 53
Lock Haven University
Lock Haven, 3,020 Students
$7,716 33 48
Lycoming College
Williamsport, 1,135 Students
$39,360 61 67
Mansfield University of Pennsylvania
Mansfield, 1,462 Students
$9,450 30 35
Marywood University
Scranton, 2,504 Students
$33,160 56 55
Mercyhurst College
Erie, 2,501 Students
$34,500 - -
Messiah College  Best Value
Grantham, 2,787 Students
$34,320 66 57
Millersville University of Pennsylvania
Millersville, 5,786 Students
$9,570 48 59
Misericordia University
Dallas, 1,957 Students
$31,530 52 50
Moore College of Art and Design
Philadelphia, 373 Students
$40,052 78 51
Moravian College and Moravian Theological Seminary
Bethlehem, 2,001 Students
$41,905 58 51
Mount Aloysius College
Cresson, 1,028 Students
$21,870 19 -
Muhlenberg College  Best Value
Allentown, 2,248 Students
$51,860 81 54
Neumann University
Aston, 1,587 Students
$30,000 39 41
Peirce College
Philadelphia, 291 Students
$14,400 - -
Penn State Abington
Abington, 3,283 Students
$13,540 44 67
Penn State Altoona
Altoona, 3,125 Students
$14,214 44 51
Penn State Beaver
Monaca, 548 Students
$12,718 53 68
Penn State Berks
Reading, 2,277 Students
$14,214 46 56
Penn State Brandywine
Media, 1,208 Students
$13,484 42 63
Penn State Dubois
Dubois, 447 Students
$12,718 42 58
Penn State Erie Behrend College
Erie, 4,000 Students
$14,214 55 59
Penn State Fayette Eberly Campus
Uniontown, 570 Students
$12,718 37 63
Penn State Greater Allegheny
McKeesport, 417 Students
$12,718 45 64
Penn State Harrisburg
Middletown, 4,146 Students
$14,214 55 61
Penn State Hazleton
Hazleton, 592 Students
$13,484 51 64
Penn State Lehigh Valley
Center Valley, 764 Students
$13,484 48 70
Penn State Mont Alto
Mont Alto, 591 Students
$12,718 55 65
Penn State New Kensington
Upper Burrell, 489 Students
$12,718 37 60
Penn State Schuylkill
Schuylkill Haven, 490 Students
$13,484 32 58
Penn State Shenango
Sharon, 230 Students
$12,474 27 38
Penn State Wilkes Barre
Lehman, 366 Students
$12,718 46 70
Penn State Worthington Scranton
Dunmore, 896 Students
$13,484 32 57
Penn State York
York, 783 Students
$13,484 47 68
Penn State Main Campus  Best Value
University Park, 45,140 Students
$17,416 85 70
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
Philadelphia, 271 Students
$37,428 - -
Pennsylvania College of Art and Design
Lancaster, 242 Students
$24,250 - -
Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences
Lancaster, 491 Students
$27,662 - -
Pennsylvania College of Technology
Williamsport, 4,378 Students
$14,250 - -
Philadelphia University
Philadelphia, 2,893 Students
$38,160 - -
Point Park University
Pittsburgh, 3,022 Students
$29,980 52 58
Robert Morris University
Moon Township, 3,683 Students
$29,060 55 54
Rosemont College
Rosemont, 596 Students
$18,900 35 43
Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary Overbrook
Wynnewood, 171 Students
$19,420 - -
Saint Francis University
Loretto, 1,754 Students
$35,210 59 53
Saint Joseph's University  Best Value
Philadelphia, 4,773 Students
$44,794 68 48
Saint Vincent College
Latrobe, 1,717 Students
$34,520 65 67
Seton Hill University
Greensburg, 1,812 Students
$35,248 - -
Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania
Shippensburg, 5,271 Students
$9,570 39 51
Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania
Slippery Rock, 7,587 Students
$7,716 51 66
Susquehanna University
Selinsgrove, 2,311 Students
$46,690 - -
Swarthmore College  Best Value
Swarthmore, 1,554 Students
$52,190 98 79
Talmudical Yeshiva of Philadelphia
Philadelphia, 123 Students
$9,075 - -
Temple University
Philadelphia, 34,382 Students
$16,080 - -
The Restaurant School at Walnut Hill College
Philadelphia, 335 Students
$19,650 - -
The University of the Arts
Philadelphia, 1,865 Students
$44,780 - -
Thiel College
Greenville, 729 Students
$29,870 27 13
University of Pennsylvania  Best Value
Philadelphia, 21,960 Students
$49,220 99 75
University of Phoenix Harrisburg Campus
Harrisburg, 107 Students
$9,480 - -
University of Phoenix Philadelphia Campus
Wayne, 734 Students
$9,480 - -
University of Phoenix Pittsburgh Campus
Pittsburgh, 124 Students
$9,480 - -
University of Pittsburgh Bradford
Bradford, 1,199 Students
$12,940 59 69
University of Pittsburgh Greensburg
Greensburg, 1,426 Students
$12,940 59 70
University of Pittsburgh Johnstown
Johnstown, 2,542 Students
$12,940 62 69
University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Campus  Best Value
Pittsburgh, 25,901 Students
$18,130 84 73
University of Scranton
Scranton, 4,119 Students
$44,132 68 47
University of the Sciences
Philadelphia, 2,011 Students
$23,300 74 54
University of Valley Forge
Phoenixville, 492 Students
$20,266 - -
Ursinus College  Best Value
Collegeville, 1,408 Students
$52,050 71 55
Villanova University  Best Value
Villanova, 7,876 Students
$52,578 95 62
Washington & Jefferson College
Washington, 1,351 Students
$47,384 - -
Waynesburg University
Waynesburg, 1,365 Students
$23,970 40 52
West Chester University of Pennsylvania
West Chester, 14,079 Students
$7,716 60 67
Westminster College
New Wilmington, 1,170 Students
$35,360 67 67
Widener University Main Campus
Chester, 4,496 Students
$45,028 57 46
Wilkes University
Wilkes-Barre, 2,693 Students
$34,454 58 55
Wilson College
Chambersburg, 701 Students
$23,745 29 32
Yeshivath Beth Moshe
Scranton, 33 Students
$9,200 - -
York College Pennsylvania
York, 3,760 Students
$18,180 59 63