Public Colleges in Pennsylvania

The 2022 Directory of Pennsylvania Public Colleges and Costs

Pennsylvania Public Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2022

How much does it cost to attend public college in Pennsylvania?   The average annual in-state four year, public college tuition in Pennsylvania was $11,764 for the 2020-2021 academic year. This is a change of $18 from the 2019-2020 average of $11,746 and represents a 0.15% annual increase. The list of Pennsylvania public colleges below provides school specific cost and value rating. Public schools are partially funded by the taxpayers of Pennsylvania and usually offer lower tuition to in-state residents.

Our guide surveyed tuition data from the 58 public 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 $17,920. University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Campus is the most expensive public school in Pennsylvania with an in-state tuition of $18,629.

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 2020-2021 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2020-2021 academic year.

Explore Pennsylvania Colleges

School Tuition Rating Value
Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania

Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania

$7,716 NA NA
Bucks County Community College

Newtown, Pennsylvania

$7,920 NA NA
Butler County Community College

Butler, Pennsylvania

$6,690 NA NA
California University of Pennsylvania

California, Pennsylvania

$7,716 35 8
Cheyney University of Pennsylvania

Cheyney, Pennsylvania

$7,716 NA NA
Clarion University of Pennsylvania

Clarion, Pennsylvania

$7,716 NA NA
Community College of Allegheny County

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

$7,080 NA NA
Community College of Beaver County

Monaca, Pennsylvania

$10,020 NA NA
Community College of Philadelphia

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

$7,632 NA NA
Delaware County Community College

Media, Pennsylvania

$7,500 NA NA
East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania

East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania

$8,288 35 3
Edinboro University of Pennsylvania

Edinboro, Pennsylvania

$7,716 37 10
Harrisburg Area Community College Harrisburg

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

$6,660 NA NA
Indiana University of Pennsylvania Main Campus

Indiana, Pennsylvania

$9,570 35 3
Kutztown University of Pennsylvania

Kutztown, Pennsylvania

$7,716 36 2
Lehigh Carbon Community College

Schnecksville, Pennsylvania

$6,720 NA NA
Lincoln University of Pennsylvania

Lincoln University, Pennsylvania

$8,026 21 1
Lock Haven University

Lock Haven, Pennsylvania

$7,716 33 4
Luzerne County Community College

Nanticoke, Pennsylvania

$8,040 NA NA
Mansfield University of Pennsylvania

Mansfield, Pennsylvania

$7,716 35 53
Millersville University of Pennsylvania

Millersville, Pennsylvania

$9,570 44 6
Montgomery County Community College Central Campus

Blue Bell, Pennsylvania

$8,640 NA NA
Montgomery County Community College West Campus

Pottstown, Pennsylvania

$6,180 NA NA
Northampton County Area Community College

Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

$6,720 NA NA
Penn State Abington

Abington, Pennsylvania

$13,540 NA NA
Penn State Altoona

Altoona, Pennsylvania

$14,214 NA NA
Penn State Beaver

Monaca, Pennsylvania

$12,718 NA NA
Penn State Berks

Reading, Pennsylvania

$14,214 NA NA
Penn State Brandywine

Media, Pennsylvania

$13,484 NA NA
Penn State Dubois

Dubois, Pennsylvania

$12,718 NA NA
Penn State Erie Behrend College

Erie, Pennsylvania

$14,214 NA NA
Penn State Fayette Eberly Campus

Uniontown, Pennsylvania

$12,718 NA NA
Penn State Greater Allegheny

McKeesport, Pennsylvania

$12,718 NA NA
Penn State Harrisburg

Middletown, Pennsylvania

$14,214 NA NA
Penn State Hazleton

Hazleton, Pennsylvania

$13,484 NA NA
Penn State Lehigh Valley

Center Valley, Pennsylvania

$13,484 NA NA
Penn State Mont Alto

Mont Alto, Pennsylvania

$12,718 NA NA
Penn State New Kensington

Upper Burrell, Pennsylvania

$12,718 NA NA
Penn State Schuylkill

Schuylkill Haven, Pennsylvania

$13,484 NA NA
Penn State Shenango

Sharon, Pennsylvania

$12,474 NA NA
Penn State Wilkes Barre

Lehman, Pennsylvania

$12,718 NA NA
Penn State Worthington Scranton

Dunmore, Pennsylvania

$13,484 NA NA
Penn State York

York, Pennsylvania

$13,484 NA NA
Penn State Main Campus

University Park, Pennsylvania

$17,920 69 33
Pennsylvania College of Technology

Williamsport, Pennsylvania

$15,120 NA NA
Pennsylvania Highlands Community College

Johnstown, Pennsylvania

$6,540 NA NA
Reading Area Community College

Reading, Pennsylvania

$8,220 NA NA
Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania

Shippensburg, Pennsylvania

$9,570 42 8
Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania

Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania

$7,716 43 11
Temple University

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

$16,080 NA NA
Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology

Lancaster, Pennsylvania

$8,400 NA NA
University of Pittsburgh Bradford

Bradford, Pennsylvania

$13,198 44 66
University of Pittsburgh Greensburg

Greensburg, Pennsylvania

$13,198 42 44
University of Pittsburgh Johnstown

Johnstown, Pennsylvania

$13,198 47 39
University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Campus

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

$18,629 74 78
University of Pittsburgh Titusville

Titusville, Pennsylvania

$11,176 NA NA
West Chester University of Pennsylvania

West Chester, Pennsylvania

$7,716 50 15
Westmoreland County Community College

Youngwood, Pennsylvania

$7,980 NA NA