Pennsylvania Out of State Tuition Ranking

The Cheapest Colleges in Pennsylvania by Out of State Tuition for 2022

Cheapest Colleges in Pennsylvania by Out of State Tuition

If you're looking for an affordable university in Pennsylvania but aren't a state resident, these are the least expensive out of state colleges to consider. Additionally, if you are a foreign citizen and cannot qualify for in-state tuition, these are the cheapest universities in Pennsylvania for international students.

Affordable doesn't simply mean finding a school with a low published out of 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 out of 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 out of state tuition list price for the 2020/2021 school year.

What is the cheapest college in Pennsylvania? Leading the colleges list is University of Phoenix Philadelphia Campus in Wayne with an out of state tuition of $9,480.

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 Out of State Tuition
College Out of State Tuition Rating Value
#21 Gratz College

Melrose Park, Private Not For Profit

$18,792 NA NA
#22 Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania

Bloomsburg, Public Not For Profit

$19,290 NA NA
#23 Millersville University of Pennsylvania

Millersville, Public Not For Profit

$19,290 44 6
#24 West Chester University of Pennsylvania

West Chester, Public Not For Profit

$19,290 50 15
#25 Rosemont College

Rosemont, Private Not For Profit

$19,500 44 51
#26 The Restaurant School at Walnut Hill College

Philadelphia, Private For Profit

$19,650 NA NA
#27 York College Pennsylvania

York, Private Not For Profit

$19,670 56 33
#28 Penn State Shenango

Sharon, Public Not For Profit

$20,898 NA NA
#29 Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary Overbrook

Wynnewood, Private Not For Profit

$21,218 NA NA
#30 Penn State New Kensington

Upper Burrell, Public Not For Profit

$21,310 NA NA
#31 Penn State Wilkes Barre

Lehman, Public Not For Profit

$21,310 NA NA
#32 Penn State Beaver

Monaca, Public Not For Profit

$21,310 NA NA
#33 Penn State Dubois

Dubois, Public Not For Profit

$21,310 NA NA
#34 Penn State Fayette Eberly Campus

Uniontown, Public Not For Profit

$21,310 NA NA
#35 Penn State Greater Allegheny

McKeesport, Public Not For Profit

$21,310 NA NA
#36 Penn State Mont Alto

Mont Alto, Public Not For Profit

$21,310 NA NA
#37 University of Valley Forge

Phoenixville, Private Not For Profit

$21,320 NA NA
#38 Penn State Worthington Scranton

Dunmore, Public Not For Profit

$22,474 NA NA
#39 Penn State Lehigh Valley

Center Valley, Public Not For Profit

$22,474 NA NA
#40 Penn State Brandywine

Media, Public Not For Profit

$22,474 NA NA