Pennsylvania Colleges Tuition Trends Over The Current Decade (The 2010s)

There are 394 colleges in Pennsylvania State - 96 public and 298 private schools. The average tuition & fees of public schools are $11,886 for Pennsylvania residents and $18,614 for others in 2017. It increase 3.33% from last year and 18.02% from 2010 cumulatively. For private schools, the average tuition & fees are $26,489 which are increased 7.30% from last year and 23.49% from 2010 cumulatively.


Tuition & Fees Trends of Pennsylvania Colleges from 2010 to 2017

Next table and charts illustrates the tuition changes from 2010 to 2017 for Pennsylvania colleges and universities. The costs officially published by IPEDS, U.S. Department of Education and due to the data availability, the avarage amount mainly based on 2-4 years and 4 years colleges and universities.
Undergraduate (Public) Undergraduate (Private) Graduate (Public) Graduate (Private)
For Pennsylvania public schools, the 2017 undergraduate in-state tuition & fees are $11,886 which has increased by 21.31% over the current decade and the out-of-state cost is $18,614 which has risen by 18.02%. In average, the rate of increase in tuition is 2.57% while last year increase rate was 3.33%.
Table. Undergraduate Tuition Trends (Public Schools) From 2010 to 2017 for Pennsylvania Colleges
2010-20112011-20122012-20132013-20142014-20152015-20162016-2017
In-State Costs$9,799$10,313$10,666$10,962$11,268$11,398$11,886
Year-to-Year Rates0.00%5.25%3.43%2.78%2.79%1.16%4.28%
Cumulative Rates0.00%5.25%8.85%11.87%15.00%16.33%21.31%
Out-of-State Costs$15,771$16,608$16,833$17,320$17,839$18,015$18,614
Year-to-Year Rates0.00%5.31%1.35%2.90%2.99%0.99%3.33%
Cumulative Rates0.00%5.31%6.73%9.82%13.11%14.23%18.02%
For private schools in Pennsylvania state, the 2017 undergraduate tuition & fees are $26,489 which has increased by 23.49% over the current decade. In average, the rate of increase in tuition is 3.36% while last year increase rate was 7.30%.
Table. Undergraduate Tuition Trends (Private Schools) From 2010 to 2017 for Pennsylvania Colleges
2010-20112011-20122012-20132013-20142014-20152015-20162016-2017
Tuition & Fees$21,451$22,230$22,962$23,677$24,085$24,687$26,489
Year-to-Year Rates0.00%3.63%3.29%3.12%1.72%2.50%7.30%
Cumulative Rates0.00%3.63%7.04%10.38%12.28%15.09%23.49%
The average graduate school tuition & fees of Pennsylvania public schools are $18,654 which has increased by 27.58% over the current decade and the out-of-state graduate cost is $25,122 which has risen by 21.97%. In average, the rate of increase in graduate tuition is 3.14% while last year increase rate was 8.23%.
Table. Graduate Tuition Trends (Public Schools) From 2010 to 2017 for Pennsylvania Colleges
2010-20112011-20122012-20132013-20142014-20152015-20162016-2017
In-State Costs$14,621$15,453$15,904$16,530$17,048$17,367$18,654
Year-to-Year Rates0.00%5.69%2.92%3.94%3.13%1.87%7.41%
Cumulative Rates0.00%5.69%8.78%13.06%16.60%18.78%27.58%
Out-of-State Costs$20,596$21,292$21,606$22,253$22,827$23,211$25,122
Year-to-Year Rates0.00%3.38%1.47%3.00%2.58%1.68%8.23%
Cumulative Rates0.00%3.38%4.90%8.05%10.83%12.69%21.97%
For private graduate schools in Pennsylvania state, the 2017 tuition & fees are $19,423 which has increased by 18.67% over the current decade. In average, the rate of increase in graduate tuition is 2.66717% while last year increase rate was -0.31%.
Table. Graduate Tuition Trends (Private Schools) From 2010 to 2017 for Pennsylvania Colleges
2010-20112011-20122012-20132013-20142014-20152015-20162016-2017
Tuition & Fees$16,367$17,285$17,787$18,400$18,658$19,484$19,423
Year-to-Year Rates0.00%5.61%2.90%3.45%1.40%4.43%-0.31%
Cumulative Rates0.00%5.61%8.67%12.42%13.99%19.04%18.67%
You can check the changes of other college costs including room & board costs, book & supplies, and other living expenses at Pennsylvania college cost trends.

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