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Pennsylvania Open Admissions Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2020

Open admissions means that any prospective student who has completed high school or attained a GED certificate may enroll in classes. A qualifying GPA or standardized test scores (SAT or ACT) scores are not necessary for to attend these schools with open admissions policies.

How much does it cost to attend open admissions college in Pennsylvania?   The average annual in-state college tuition in Pennsylvania was $22,794 for the 2018-2019 academic year. This is a change of $2,277 from the 2015-2016 average of $20,517 and represents a 11.1% annual increase. The list of Pennsylvania open admissions colleges below provides school specific cost and value rating.

Our guide surveyed tuition data from the 53 open admissions colleges and universities in Pennsylvania, the most popular being Community College of Allegheny County with 5,354 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $6,780. Valley Forge Military College is the most expensive open admissions school in Pennsylvania with an in-state tuition of $29,975.

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
Antonelli Institute
Erdenheim, 71 Students
$19,890 - -
Berks Technical Institute
Wyomissing, 414 Students
$10,260 - -
Bucks County Community College
Newtown, 2,852 Students
$7,200 - -
Butler County Community College
Butler, 1,395 Students
$6,390 - -
Cambria Rowe Business College Indiana
Indiana, 80 Students
$13,230 - -
Cambria Rowe Business College Johnstown
Johnstown, 90 Students
$13,230 - -
Cheyney University of Pennsylvania
Cheyney, 433 Students
$7,716 - -
Commonwealth Technical Institute
Johnstown, 174 Students
$12,444 - -
Community College of Allegheny County
Pittsburgh, 5,354 Students
$6,780 - -
Community College of Beaver County
Monaca, 820 Students
$9,420 - -
Community College of Philadelphia
Philadelphia, 4,917 Students
$9,264 - -
Dean Institute of Technology
Pittsburgh, 108 Students
$14,500 - -
Delaware County Community College
Media, 3,083 Students
$7,260 - -
Douglas Education Center
Monessen, 208 Students
$18,830 - -
Erie Business Center New Castle
New Castle, 56 Students
$6,270 - -
Erie Institute of Technology Inc
Erie, 182 Students
$12,800 - -
Fortis Institute Erie
Erie, 194 Students
$12,947 - -
Fortis Institute Forty Fort
Forty Fort, 164 Students
$13,244 - -
Gratz College
Melrose Park, 60 Students
$18,792 - -
Harrisburg Area Community College Harrisburg
Harrisburg, 5,222 Students
$6,510 - -