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
Harrisburg University of Science and Technology
Harrisburg, 4,158 Students
$23,900 - -
Jna Institute of Culinary Arts
Philadelphia, 36 Students
$14,500 - -
Lackawanna College
Scranton, 1,326 Students
$14,850 - -
Lansdale School of Business
North Wales, 42 Students
$11,100 - -
Lehigh Carbon Community College
Schnecksville, 2,463 Students
$6,000 - -
Luzerne County Community College
Nanticoke, 2,064 Students
$7,800 - -
McCann School of Business and Technology
Pottsville, 166 Students
$10,080 - -
Montgomery County Community College Central Campus
Blue Bell, 3,165 Students
$8,640 - -
Montgomery County Community College West Campus
Pottstown, 1,153 Students
$6,180 - -
Northampton County Area Community College
Bethlehem, 4,255 Students
$6,240 - -
Peirce College
Philadelphia, 291 Students
$14,400 - -
Pennsylvania College of Technology
Williamsport, 4,378 Students
$14,250 - -
Pennsylvania Highlands Community College
Johnstown, 781 Students
$6,270 - -
Pennsylvania Institute of Health and Technology
Mount Braddock, 88 Students
$10,962 - -
Pennsylvania Institute of Technology
Media, 247 Students
$10,260 - -
Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics
West Mifflin, 499 Students
$21,439 - -
Reading Area Community College
Reading, 1,124 Students
$7,920 - -
Rosedale Technical Institute
Pittsburgh, 417 Students
$13,800 - -
The Restaurant School at Walnut Hill College
Philadelphia, 335 Students
$19,650 - -
Triangle Tech Inc Bethlehem
Bethlehem, 134 Students
$16,864 - -