Pennsylvania In State Total Cost Ranking

The Cheapest Colleges in Pennsylvania by In State Total Cost for 2022

Cheapest Colleges in Pennsylvania by In State Total Cost

If you're looking for an affordable university and you are a resident of Pennsylvania these are the least expensive in state colleges to consider.

Affordable doesn't simply mean finding a school with a low published in state total cost. It's important to research the typical financial aid package offered by a school, the average net price actually paid and most importantly the quality of education you receive for your tuition dollar. Sometimes a school which appears cheap based on list price can be a poor relative value if it can't award competitive financial aid or doesn't offer a quality education. The list below is a ranking on published in state total cost with no consideration of actual average price paid or academic quality of the school. Please see the CollegeCalc best value colleges in Pennsylvania list for a ranking which considers school quality and average net price.

Total cost may factor in an estimated off-campus living expense if a school doens't provide housing. This estimate may vary widely by college. To view a rank by academic fees alone please see our Pennsylvania tuition ranking.

The most affordable four year colleges in Pennsylvania are listed by one year's in state total cost list price for the 2020/2021 school year. Total cost includes tuition, room and board or estimated off campus living expenses, books and supplies and other fees.

What is the cheapest college in Pennsylvania? Leading the colleges list is Yeshivath Beth Moshe in Scranton with an in state total cost of $13,420.

Academic Rating is a CollegeCalc rating of a college's overall academics and effectiveness. The score ranges from zero to one hundred, with fifty being the median for all eligible colleges. Dollar value is a measure of a school's academic rating compared with the average price paid by students. Colleges which are ranked "n/a" didn't report sufficient data to formulate a score. Learn more about our rating methodology.

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.

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Pennsylvania's Cheapest Colleges by In State Total Cost
College In State Total Cost Rating Value
#1 Yeshivath Beth Moshe

Scranton, Private Not For Profit

$13,420 NA NA
#2 University of Phoenix Philadelphia Campus

Wayne, Private For Profit

$16,470 NA NA
#3 University of Phoenix Pittsburgh Campus

Pittsburgh, Private For Profit

$16,470 NA NA
#4 University of Phoenix Harrisburg Campus

Harrisburg, Private For Profit

$16,470 NA NA
#5 Talmudical Yeshiva of Philadelphia

Philadelphia, Private Not For Profit

$18,500 NA NA
#6 Lincoln University of Pennsylvania

Lincoln University, Public Not For Profit

$20,817 21 1
#7 Edinboro University of Pennsylvania

Edinboro, Public Not For Profit

$21,438 37 10
#8 Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania

Slippery Rock, Public Not For Profit

$22,122 43 11
#9 California University of Pennsylvania

California, Public Not For Profit

$22,524 35 8
#10 Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania

Bloomsburg, Public Not For Profit

$22,686 NA NA
#11 Mansfield University of Pennsylvania

Mansfield, Public Not For Profit

$22,828 35 53
#12 Lock Haven University

Lock Haven, Public Not For Profit

$23,031 33 4
#13 Peirce College

Philadelphia, Private Not For Profit

$23,036 NA NA
#14 Cheyney University of Pennsylvania

Cheyney, Public Not For Profit

$23,229 NA NA
#15 Kutztown University of Pennsylvania

Kutztown, Public Not For Profit

$24,322 36 2
#16 University of Pittsburgh Bradford

Bradford, Public Not For Profit

$24,453 44 66
#17 East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania

East Stroudsburg, Public Not For Profit

$24,683 35 3
#18 DeVry University Pennsylvania

Fort Washington, Private For Profit

$24,829 NA NA
#19 University of Pittsburgh Johnstown

Johnstown, Public Not For Profit

$24,909 47 39
#20 Clarion University of Pennsylvania

Clarion, Public Not For Profit

$25,099 NA NA