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Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$18,431 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$6,428 tuition
$8,077 on campus room & board
$1,200 books
$2,726 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)

$26,651 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$14,464 tuition
$8,077 on campus room & board
$1,200 books
$2,910 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$5,411 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
84% of students receive aid
31% get federal aid ($4,446 avg)
36% get state aid ($2,252 avg)
4% get institn'l aid ($5,411 avg)
74% get loans ($6,667 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 7.17% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 3.24% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $5,518 44%
Federal Grant Aid $4,446 31%
Pell Grants $3,676 31%
Other Federal Grants $836 28%
Institution Grant Aid $5,411 4%
State Grant Aid $2,252 36%
Student Loans $6,667 74%
Federal Loans $5,392 74%
Other Loans $8,549 12%

Merit Aid Available

Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: March 15
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Does Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
1871 Old Main Drive
Shippensburg, PA 17257-2299
(717) 477-7447
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $268
Out of State $603


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 5
  • Josh
  • Dec-18-2013 I am a current student here

    Ship is very very inexpensive!!

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  • 5
  • Elizabeth from Littlestown, PA
  • Nov-26-2013 I am a current student here

    You get what you pay for. College is expensive but, I have not come across one professor who does not want to teach and help you succeed.

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  • 4
  • Birdie
  • Nov-06-2013 I am a current student here

    As far as tuition goes, it's a really affordable education, but the school has a very small and shrinking programs for the arts.

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  • 5
  • Chelsey from Everett, PA
  • Apr-19-2013 I am a current student here

    While tuition costs have been rising consistently, Shippensburg University is worth the money. There is an excellent staff of professors that are so willing to help and teach their students. The atmosphere is great and there are so many fun activities that the university plans. This is a great place to receive an excellent education and make life long friends.

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  • 4
  • Monae from Bushkill, PA
  • Feb-26-2013 I am a current student here

    Tuition is fairly manageable and they have many loan and scholarship programs open and willing to help! There is nothing like earning a quality education while getting to experience the wonderful things that Shippensburg has to offer!

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