Pennsylvania In State Tuition Ranking

The Cheapest Colleges in Pennsylvania by In State Tuition for 2021

Cheapest Colleges in Pennsylvania by In State Tuition

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 tuition. 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 tuition 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.

The most affordable four year colleges in Pennsylvania are listed by one year's in state tuition list price for the 2018/2019 school year.

What is the cheapest college in Pennsylvania? Leading the colleges list is Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania in Bloomsburg with an in state tuition of $7,716.

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 2019/2020 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2019/2020 academic year.

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Pennsylvania's Cheapest Colleges by In State Tuition
College In State Tuition Rating Value
#1 Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania

Bloomsburg, Public Not For Profit

$7,716 41 7
#2 California University of Pennsylvania

California, Public Not For Profit

$7,716 35 13
#3 Cheyney University of Pennsylvania

Cheyney, Public Not For Profit

$7,716 NA NA
#4 Clarion University of Pennsylvania

Clarion, Public Not For Profit

$7,716 31 3
#5 Edinboro University of Pennsylvania

Edinboro, Public Not For Profit

$7,716 34 8
#6 Kutztown University of Pennsylvania

Kutztown, Public Not For Profit

$7,716 38 4
#7 Lock Haven University

Lock Haven, Public Not For Profit

$7,716 30 3
#8 Mansfield University of Pennsylvania

Mansfield, Public Not For Profit

$7,716 35 18
#9 Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania

Slippery Rock, Public Not For Profit

$7,716 41 11
#10 West Chester University of Pennsylvania

West Chester, Public Not For Profit

$7,716 53 14
#11 Lincoln University of Pennsylvania

Lincoln University, Public Not For Profit

$8,026 22 2
#12 East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania

East Stroudsburg, Public Not For Profit

$8,504 33 3
#13 Talmudical Yeshiva of Philadelphia

Philadelphia, Private Not For Profit

$9,350 NA NA
#14 Yeshivath Beth Moshe

Scranton, Private Not For Profit

$9,400 NA NA
#15 University of Phoenix Philadelphia Campus

Wayne, Private For Profit

$9,480 NA NA
#16 University of Phoenix Pittsburgh Campus

Pittsburgh, Private For Profit

$9,480 NA NA
#17 University of Phoenix Harrisburg Campus

Harrisburg, Private For Profit

$9,480 NA NA
#18 Indiana University of Pennsylvania Main Campus

Indiana, Public Not For Profit

$9,570 32 3
#19 Millersville University of Pennsylvania

Millersville, Public Not For Profit

$9,570 43 6
#20 Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania

Shippensburg, Public Not For Profit

$9,570 41 10
#21 Penn State Shenango

Sharon, Public Not For Profit

$12,474 NA NA
#22 Penn State New Kensington

Upper Burrell, Public Not For Profit

$12,718 NA NA
#23 Penn State Wilkes Barre

Lehman, Public Not For Profit

$12,718 NA NA
#24 Penn State Beaver

Monaca, Public Not For Profit

$12,718 NA NA
#25 Penn State Dubois

Dubois, Public Not For Profit

$12,718 NA NA
#26 Penn State Fayette Eberly Campus

Uniontown, Public Not For Profit

$12,718 NA NA
#27 Penn State Greater Allegheny

McKeesport, Public Not For Profit

$12,718 NA NA
#28 Penn State Mont Alto

Mont Alto, Public Not For Profit

$12,718 NA NA
#29 University of Pittsburgh Bradford

Bradford, Public Not For Profit

$13,198 48 35
#30 University of Pittsburgh Greensburg

Greensburg, Public Not For Profit

$13,198 43 27
#31 University of Pittsburgh Johnstown

Johnstown, Public Not For Profit

$13,198 48 25
#32 Penn State Worthington Scranton

Dunmore, Public Not For Profit

$13,484 NA NA
#33 Penn State Lehigh Valley

Center Valley, Public Not For Profit

$13,484 NA NA
#34 Penn State Brandywine

Media, Public Not For Profit

$13,484 NA NA
#35 Penn State Hazleton

Hazleton, Public Not For Profit

$13,484 NA NA
#36 Penn State Schuylkill

Schuylkill Haven, Public Not For Profit

$13,484 NA NA
#37 Penn State York

York, Public Not For Profit

$13,484 NA NA
#38 Penn State Abington

Abington, Public Not For Profit

$13,540 NA NA
#39 Penn State Erie Behrend College

Erie, Public Not For Profit

$14,214 NA NA
#40 Penn State Altoona

Altoona, Public Not For Profit

$14,214 NA NA
#41 Penn State Berks

Reading, Public Not For Profit

$14,214 NA NA
#42 Penn State Harrisburg

Middletown, Public Not For Profit

$14,214 NA NA
#43 Peirce College

Philadelphia, Private Not For Profit

$14,400 NA NA
#44 Pennsylvania College of Technology

Williamsport, Public Not For Profit

$14,670 NA NA
#45 DeVry University Pennsylvania

Fort Washington, Private For Profit

$15,835 NA NA
#46 Temple University

Philadelphia, Public Not For Profit

$16,080 NA NA
#47 Penn State Main Campus

University Park, Public Not For Profit

$17,416 72 27
#48 University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Campus

Pittsburgh, Public Not For Profit

$18,628 75 55
#49 Gratz College

Melrose Park, Private Not For Profit

$18,792 NA NA
#50 York College Pennsylvania

York, Private Not For Profit

$18,910 54 41
#51 Rosemont College

Rosemont, Private Not For Profit

$19,500 36 9
#52 The Restaurant School at Walnut Hill College

Philadelphia, Private For Profit

$19,650 NA NA
#53 Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary Overbrook

Wynnewood, Private Not For Profit

$20,600 NA NA
#54 University of Valley Forge

Phoenixville, Private Not For Profit

$20,780 NA NA
#55 Mount Aloysius College

Cresson, Private Not For Profit

$22,420 NA NA
#56 Bryn Athyn College of the New Church

Bryn Athyn, Private Not For Profit

$22,785 39 32
#57 University of the Sciences

Philadelphia, Private Not For Profit

$23,300 74 22
#58 Harrisburg University of Science and Technology

Harrisburg, Private Not For Profit

$23,900 NA NA
#59 Wilson College

Chambersburg, Private Not For Profit

$24,450 36 12
#60 Albright College

Reading, Private Not For Profit

$24,500 NA NA
#61 Waynesburg University

Waynesburg, Private Not For Profit

$24,690 46 43
#62 Keystone College

La Plume, Private Not For Profit

$24,920 30 2
#63 Pennsylvania College of Art and Design

Lancaster, Private Not For Profit

$25,000 NA NA
#64 Lancaster Bible College

Lancaster, Private Not For Profit

$25,490 39 15
#65 Baptist Bible College and Seminary

Clarks Summit, Private Not For Profit

$26,082 NA NA
#66 Immaculata University

Immaculata, Private Not For Profit

$26,500 52 17
#67 Geneva College

Beaver Falls, Private Not For Profit

$27,670 61 82
#68 Cairn University

Langhorne, Private Not For Profit

$28,328 44 30
#69 Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences

Lancaster, Private Not For Profit

$28,540 NA NA
#70 La Roche College

Pittsburgh, Private Not For Profit

$28,614 36 16
#71 Carlow University

Pittsburgh, Private Not For Profit

$29,652 43 43
#72 Robert Morris University

Moon Township, Private Not For Profit

$29,930 51 29
#73 Holy Family University

Philadelphia, Private Not For Profit

$29,990 48 73
#74 La Salle University

Philadelphia, Private Not For Profit

$30,700 NA NA
#75 Thiel College

Greenville, Private Not For Profit

$30,766 36 9
#76 Point Park University

Pittsburgh, Private Not For Profit

$31,180 45 29
#77 Neumann University

Aston, Private Not For Profit

$31,500 38 14
#78 Cabrini College

Radnor, Private Not For Profit

$31,875 51 55
#79 Elizabethtown College

Elizabethtown, Private Not For Profit

$32,000 68 91
#80 Gannon University

Erie, Private Not For Profit

$32,270 57 67
#81 Misericordia University

Dallas, Private Not For Profit

$32,800 59 49
#82 Eastern University

Saint Davids, Private Not For Profit

$33,304 60 70
#83 Gwynedd Mercy College

Gwynedd Valley, Private Not For Profit

$33,800 57 54
#84 Marywood University

Scranton, Private Not For Profit

$34,154 55 56
#85 Messiah College

Grantham, Private Not For Profit

$35,280 66 52
#86 Alvernia University

Reading, Private Not For Profit

$35,350 44 14
#87 Saint Vincent College

Latrobe, Private Not For Profit

$35,520 60 85
#88 Wilkes University

Wilkes-Barre, Private Not For Profit

$35,814 59 49
#89 Seton Hill University

Greensburg, Private Not For Profit

$36,306 NA NA
#90 Westminster College

New Wilmington, Private Not For Profit

$36,700 59 87
#91 King's College

Wilkes-Barre, Private Not For Profit

$36,774 NA NA
#92 Chestnut Hill College

Philadelphia, Private Not For Profit

$36,950 40 7
#93 Saint Francis University

Loretto, Private Not For Profit

$36,970 57 35
#94 DeSales University

Center Valley, Private Not For Profit

$37,200 62 48
#95 Chatham University

Pittsburgh, Private Not For Profit

$37,363 NA NA
#96 Mercyhurst College

Erie, Private Not For Profit

$37,500 NA NA
#97 Delaware Valley University

Doylestown, Private Not For Profit

$38,070 49 25
#98 Philadelphia University

Philadelphia, Private Not For Profit

$38,160 NA NA
#99 Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

Philadelphia, Private Not For Profit

$38,926 NA NA
#100 Cedar Crest College

Allentown, Private Not For Profit

$39,774 52 63
#101 Duquesne University

Pittsburgh, Private Not For Profit

$39,992 67 49
#102 Lycoming College

Williamsport, Private Not For Profit

$40,896 58 92
#103 Moore College of Art and Design

Philadelphia, Private Not For Profit

$41,654 61 15
#104 Moravian College and Moravian Theological Seminary

Bethlehem, Private Not For Profit

$43,581 NA NA
#105 Lebanon Valley College

Annville, Private Not For Profit

$43,650 65 68
#106 Arcadia University

Glenside, Private Not For Profit

$43,740 55 36
#107 University of Scranton

Scranton, Private Not For Profit

$45,390 68 28
#108 Juniata College

Huntingdon, Private Not For Profit

$46,250 NA NA
#109 Saint Joseph's University

Philadelphia, Private Not For Profit

$46,350 75 47
#110 Widener University Main Campus

Chester, Private Not For Profit

$46,378 56 29
#111 The University of the Arts

Philadelphia, Private Not For Profit

$46,530 NA NA
#112 Susquehanna University

Selinsgrove, Private Not For Profit

$48,560 NA NA
#113 Washington & Jefferson College

Washington, Private Not For Profit

$48,758 NA NA
#114 Allegheny College

Meadville, Private Not For Profit

$48,760 71 93
#115 University of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, Private Not For Profit

$51,156 96 97
#116 Drexel University

Philadelphia, Private Not For Profit

$52,146 76 43
#117 Bryn Mawr College

Bryn Mawr, Private Not For Profit

$53,180 NA NA
#118 Ursinus College

Collegeville, Private Not For Profit

$53,610 69 69
#119 Muhlenberg College

Allentown, Private Not For Profit

$53,865 79 69
#120 Swarthmore College

Swarthmore, Private Not For Profit

$54,256 92 98
#121 Lafayette College

Easton, Private Not For Profit

$54,512 86 89
#122 Villanova University

Villanova, Private Not For Profit

$54,550 84 46
#123 Lehigh University

Bethlehem, Private Not For Profit

$54,790 89 90
#124 Carnegie Mellon University

Pittsburgh, Private Not For Profit

$55,816 88 79
#125 Dickinson College

Carlisle, Private Not For Profit

$55,948 NA NA
#126 Haverford College

Haverford, Private Not For Profit

$56,200 92 97
#127 Gettysburg College

Gettysburg, Private Not For Profit

$56,390 NA NA
#128 Bucknell University

Lewisburg, Private Not For Profit

$57,882 85 37
#129 Franklin and Marshall College

Lancaster, Private Not For Profit

$58,615 NA NA