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Pennsylvania State University-Penn State York Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$27,204 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$13,174 tuition
$11,230 off campus room & board
$1,840 books and supplies
$960 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)

$34,638 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$20,608 tuition
$11,230 off campus room & board
$1,840 books and supplies
$960 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)
Estimated Net Price
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Colleges like Pennsylvania State University-Penn State York are working hard to make tuition affordable to deserving students.

Use our tool to get a quick guess about your actual costs and links to tools to get an even better estimate directly form the college.

Average Aid

$3,814 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
71% of students receive aid
26% get federal aid ($4,434 avg)
21% get state aid ($3,547 avg)
52% get institn'l aid ($3,814 avg)
52% get loans ($6,558 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 1.29% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 2.08% 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 $6,613 59%
Federal Grant Aid $4,434 26%
Pell Grants $4,140 26%
Other Federal Grants $1,401 6%
Institution Grant Aid $3,814 52%
State Grant Aid $3,547 21%
Student Loans $6,558 52%
Federal Loans $5,403 50%
Other Loans $10,344 7%

Merit Aid Available

Merit Aid

Merit Scholarships Available Amount freshman returning transfer graduate
$500 - $3,200 Y Y
$1,250 Y
- Y
$1,250 - $3,000
Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: February 15
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Does Pennsylvania State University-Penn State York offer...
Prepaid Tuition Plan? Yes
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
1031 Edgecomb Avenue
York, PA 17403-3326
(717) 771-4000
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $542
Out of State $859


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 5
  • Zorymar from York, PA
  • Oct-18-2011 I am a current student here

    Penn state offers high quality education and also an excellent investment for your future. Is less expensive than other campuses, and has lots of different job opportunities for students, payroll, and internships. The Penn State York website ( is an excellent place to research your educational costs.

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