Pennsylvania In State Total Cost Ranking

The Most Expensive Colleges in Pennsylvania by In State Total Cost for 2022

Most Expensive Colleges in Pennsylvania by In State Total Cost

The highest priced 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 most expensive college in Pennsylvania? Leading the colleges list is University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia with an in state total cost of $78,184.

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 Most Expensive Colleges by In State Total Cost
College In State Total Cost Rating Value
#1 University of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, Private Not For Profit

$78,184 96 98
#2 Haverford College

Haverford, Private Not For Profit

$77,422 92 97
#3 Franklin and Marshall College

Lancaster, Private Not For Profit

$76,712 NA NA
#4 Carnegie Mellon University

Pittsburgh, Private Not For Profit

$75,360 91 89
#5 Drexel University

Philadelphia, Private Not For Profit

$73,946 76 61
#6 Bucknell University

Lewisburg, Private Not For Profit

$73,772 84 79
#7 Villanova University

Villanova, Private Not For Profit

$73,535 84 78
#8 Gettysburg College

Gettysburg, Private Not For Profit

$73,460 NA NA
#9 Lafayette College

Easton, Private Not For Profit

$73,005 87 94
#10 Bryn Mawr College

Bryn Mawr, Private Not For Profit

$72,540 NA NA
#11 Dickinson College

Carlisle, Private Not For Profit

$72,519 NA NA
#12 Swarthmore College

Swarthmore, Private Not For Profit

$71,845 92 98
#13 Lehigh University

Bethlehem, Private Not For Profit

$71,000 88 95
#14 Ursinus College

Collegeville, Private Not For Profit

$69,740 68 79
#15 Muhlenberg College

Allentown, Private Not For Profit

$66,530 80 87
#16 Susquehanna University

Selinsgrove, Private Not For Profit

$66,020 NA NA
#17 The University of the Arts

Philadelphia, Private Not For Profit

$65,624 NA NA
#18 Allegheny College

Meadville, Private Not For Profit

$65,060 69 89
#19 University of Scranton

Scranton, Private Not For Profit

$64,030 67 47
#20 Washington & Jefferson College

Washington, Private Not For Profit

$63,693 NA NA
#21 Saint Joseph's University

Philadelphia, Private Not For Profit

$63,690 74 67
#22 Moore College of Art and Design

Philadelphia, Private Not For Profit

$63,642 NA NA
#23 Widener University Main Campus

Chester, Private Not For Profit

$63,608 58 41
#24 Juniata College

Huntingdon, Private Not For Profit

$63,225 NA NA
#25 Moravian College and Moravian Theological Seminary

Bethlehem, Private Not For Profit

$63,038 NA NA
#26 Arcadia University

Glenside, Private Not For Profit

$60,890 55 43
#27 Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

Philadelphia, Private Not For Profit

$59,904 NA NA
#28 Lebanon Valley College

Annville, Private Not For Profit

$59,730 64 74
#29 Lycoming College

Williamsport, Private Not For Profit

$57,523 61 91
#30 Mercyhurst College

Erie, Private Not For Profit

$57,518 NA NA
#31 Duquesne University

Pittsburgh, Private Not For Profit

$56,904 67 55
#32 Cedar Crest College

Allentown, Private Not For Profit

$56,889 56 68
#33 Delaware Valley University

Doylestown, Private Not For Profit

$56,470 45 24
#34 Wilkes University

Wilkes-Barre, Private Not For Profit

$55,752 57 38
#35 King's College

Wilkes-Barre, Private Not For Profit

$55,388 NA NA
#36 Saint Francis University

Loretto, Private Not For Profit

$54,362 57 45
#37 Philadelphia University

Philadelphia, Private Not For Profit

$53,885 NA NA
#38 DeSales University

Center Valley, Private Not For Profit

$53,474 63 57
#39 Chatham University

Pittsburgh, Private Not For Profit

$53,128 NA NA
#40 Alvernia University

Reading, Private Not For Profit

$52,810 NA NA
#41 Marywood University

Scranton, Private Not For Profit

$52,516 52 61
#42 Seton Hill University

Greensburg, Private Not For Profit

$51,726 NA NA
#43 Misericordia University

Dallas, Private Not For Profit

$51,530 NA NA
#44 Saint Vincent College

Latrobe, Private Not For Profit

$51,530 60 83
#45 Chestnut Hill College

Philadelphia, Private Not For Profit

$50,498 37 30
#46 Westminster College

New Wilmington, Private Not For Profit

$50,225 NA NA
#47 Gwynedd Mercy College

Gwynedd Valley, Private Not For Profit

$49,770 51 39
#48 Gannon University

Erie, Private Not For Profit

$49,761 56 60
#49 Messiah College

Grantham, Private Not For Profit

$49,320 62 60
#50 Neumann University

Aston, Private Not For Profit

$48,820 36 5
#51 La Salle University

Philadelphia, Private Not For Profit

$48,647 NA NA
#52 Thiel College

Greenville, Private Not For Profit

$48,016 36 17
#53 Cabrini College

Radnor, Private Not For Profit

$48,010 44 38
#54 Holy Family University

Philadelphia, Private Not For Profit

$47,274 45 52
#55 Eastern University

Saint Davids, Private Not For Profit

$47,262 53 58
#56 Point Park University

Pittsburgh, Private Not For Profit

$47,160 47 34
#57 University of the Sciences

Philadelphia, Private Not For Profit

$46,144 71 41
#58 Elizabethtown College

Elizabethtown, Private Not For Profit

$46,120 67 67
#59 Robert Morris University

Moon Township, Private Not For Profit

$45,700 53 39
#60 Carlow University

Pittsburgh, Private Not For Profit

$45,106 49 51
#61 La Roche College

Pittsburgh, Private Not For Profit

$43,790 41 15
#62 Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences

Lancaster, Private Not For Profit

$43,072 NA NA
#63 Immaculata University

Immaculata, Private Not For Profit

$42,536 49 16
#64 Cairn University

Langhorne, Private Not For Profit

$42,120 NA NA
#65 Geneva College

Beaver Falls, Private Not For Profit

$40,990 NA NA
#66 Albright College

Reading, Private Not For Profit

$40,578 NA NA
#67 Pennsylvania College of Art and Design

Lancaster, Private Not For Profit

$39,788 NA NA
#68 Bryn Athyn College of the New Church

Bryn Athyn, Private Not For Profit

$39,055 51 46
#69 Wilson College

Chambersburg, Private Not For Profit

$38,910 33 7
#70 Waynesburg University

Waynesburg, Private Not For Profit

$38,890 50 53
#71 Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary Overbrook

Wynnewood, Private Not For Profit

$38,354 NA NA
#72 Mount Aloysius College

Cresson, Private Not For Profit

$38,163 NA NA
#73 Lancaster Bible College

Lancaster, Private Not For Profit

$38,020 40 20
#74 The Restaurant School at Walnut Hill College

Philadelphia, Private For Profit

$36,838 NA NA
#75 Rosemont College

Rosemont, Private Not For Profit

$35,280 44 51
#76 University of Valley Forge

Phoenixville, Private Not For Profit

$34,616 NA NA
#77 York College Pennsylvania

York, Private Not For Profit

$34,590 56 33
#78 Harrisburg University of Science and Technology

Harrisburg, Private Not For Profit

$34,550 NA NA
#79 Baptist Bible College and Seminary

Clarks Summit, Private Not For Profit

$33,572 NA NA
#80 Temple University

Philadelphia, Public Not For Profit

$33,242 NA NA
#81 Gratz College

Melrose Park, Private Not For Profit

$32,672 NA NA
#82 Penn State Main Campus

University Park, Public Not For Profit

$32,608 69 33
#83 University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Campus

Pittsburgh, Public Not For Profit

$31,645 74 78
#84 Pennsylvania College of Technology

Williamsport, Public Not For Profit

$31,051 NA NA
#85 Keystone College

La Plume, Private Not For Profit

$30,100 35 7
#86 Penn State Erie Behrend College

Erie, Public Not For Profit

$28,930 NA NA
#87 Penn State Altoona

Altoona, Public Not For Profit

$28,930 NA NA
#88 Penn State Berks

Reading, Public Not For Profit

$28,930 NA NA
#89 Penn State Harrisburg

Middletown, Public Not For Profit

$28,930 NA NA
#90 Penn State Abington

Abington, Public Not For Profit

$28,256 NA NA
#91 Penn State Worthington Scranton

Dunmore, Public Not For Profit

$28,200 NA NA
#92 Penn State Lehigh Valley

Center Valley, Public Not For Profit

$28,200 NA NA
#93 Penn State Brandywine

Media, Public Not For Profit

$28,200 NA NA
#94 Penn State Hazleton

Hazleton, Public Not For Profit

$28,200 NA NA
#95 Penn State Schuylkill

Schuylkill Haven, Public Not For Profit

$28,200 NA NA
#96 Penn State York

York, Public Not For Profit

$28,200 NA NA
#97 Penn State New Kensington

Upper Burrell, Public Not For Profit

$27,434 NA NA
#98 Penn State Beaver

Monaca, Public Not For Profit

$27,434 NA NA
#99 Penn State Dubois

Dubois, Public Not For Profit

$27,434 NA NA
#100 Penn State Fayette Eberly Campus

Uniontown, Public Not For Profit

$27,434 NA NA
#101 Penn State Greater Allegheny

McKeesport, Public Not For Profit

$27,434 NA NA
#102 Penn State Mont Alto

Mont Alto, Public Not For Profit

$27,434 NA NA
#103 Penn State Wilkes Barre

Lehman, Public Not For Profit

$27,318 NA NA
#104 Penn State Shenango

Sharon, Public Not For Profit

$27,074 NA NA
#105 Indiana University of Pennsylvania Main Campus

Indiana, Public Not For Profit

$26,880 35 3
#106 Millersville University of Pennsylvania

Millersville, Public Not For Profit

$26,771 44 6
#107 Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania

Shippensburg, Public Not For Profit

$26,540 42 8
#108 University of Pittsburgh Greensburg

Greensburg, Public Not For Profit

$25,743 42 44
#109 West Chester University of Pennsylvania

West Chester, Public Not For Profit

$25,649 50 15
#110 Clarion University of Pennsylvania

Clarion, Public Not For Profit

$25,099 NA NA
#111 University of Pittsburgh Johnstown

Johnstown, Public Not For Profit

$24,909 47 39
#112 DeVry University Pennsylvania

Fort Washington, Private For Profit

$24,829 NA NA
#113 East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania

East Stroudsburg, Public Not For Profit

$24,683 35 3
#114 University of Pittsburgh Bradford

Bradford, Public Not For Profit

$24,453 44 66
#115 Kutztown University of Pennsylvania

Kutztown, Public Not For Profit

$24,322 36 2
#116 Cheyney University of Pennsylvania

Cheyney, Public Not For Profit

$23,229 NA NA
#117 Peirce College

Philadelphia, Private Not For Profit

$23,036 NA NA
#118 Lock Haven University

Lock Haven, Public Not For Profit

$23,031 33 4
#119 Mansfield University of Pennsylvania

Mansfield, Public Not For Profit

$22,828 35 53
#120 Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania

Bloomsburg, Public Not For Profit

$22,686 NA NA
#121 California University of Pennsylvania

California, Public Not For Profit

$22,524 35 8
#122 Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania

Slippery Rock, Public Not For Profit

$22,122 43 11
#123 Edinboro University of Pennsylvania

Edinboro, Public Not For Profit

$21,438 37 10
#124 Lincoln University of Pennsylvania

Lincoln University, Public Not For Profit

$20,817 21 1
#125 Talmudical Yeshiva of Philadelphia

Philadelphia, Private Not For Profit

$18,500 NA NA
#126 University of Phoenix Philadelphia Campus

Wayne, Private For Profit

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

Pittsburgh, Private For Profit

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

Harrisburg, Private For Profit

$16,470 NA NA
#129 Yeshivath Beth Moshe

Scranton, Private Not For Profit

$13,420 NA NA