We know costs are an important factor in any decision to invest in a college education. We want to help you to make an informed choice.
Below are the most recent tuition rates and cost estimates for an academic year (fall and spring semesters). These costs are set by the Board of Trustees each year in July. Please visit the Office of Summer Session website to see an estimate of the costs for Penn State's summer session.
|Penn State University Park||PA Resident||Non-PA Resident|
|Tuition and Fees||$18,454||$35,984|
|Additional Estimated Costs*||$14,158-17,380||$14,158-17,380|
|Penn State Commonwealth Campuses||PA Resident||Non-PA Resident|
|Tuition and Fees||$15,216||$24,926|
|Additional Estimated Costs*||$13,410-16,632||$13,410-16,632|
|Additional Costs||PA and Non-PA Resident|
|Room and Meals||$12,318|
(travel, personal expenses, books, supplies, etc.) vary by individual and academic program of study
All World Campus students pay the same tuition rate, regardless of residency. Visit the World Campus website for tuition details.
Penn State provides several tools to help you estimate the costs associated with earning a degree. We encourage students to use them in order to have a better understanding of the true cost of attendance.
This tool provides an estimate of the essential costs associated with attending Penn State, allowing for customization for a more accurate reflection of individual costs.
With this tool, you can calculate tuition based on campus and residency.
Research the room and meal rates for each campus.