Clarion University of Pennsylvania

Is Clarion University a Good School for the Money?

Clarion University of Pennsylvania Value Report

What is a Clarion University degree worth? College Factual's value analysis compares Clarion University with other schools of similar quality to see if it's priced fairly.

Within Pennsylvania, Clarion University is Ranked as Below Average in Quality for a Good Price.

Top 50% Pennsylvania Value
Below Average Pennsylvania Quality

Clarion University of Pennsylvania is ranked #90 out of #123 in Pennsylvania for quality and #43 out of #111 for Pennsylvania value.

This makes it below average in quality but priced pretty well in the state.

State Value Ranking  43 out of 111
Great Value
State Value Score  61.26 out of 100
Great Value

Do you qualify for in-state tuition? Check the Clarion University financial aid page to be sure.

Above Average Value Nationwide

Top 50% National Value
Average National Quality

Clarion University of Pennsylvania is ranked #512 out of 1,472 for value nationwide.

Compared to other schools of similar quality, Clarion University of Pennsylvania is priced well for the kind of quality provided and is thus a good value according to College Factual's Best for the Money Ranking.

National Value Ranking  512 out of 1472
Great Value
National Value Score  65.22 out of 100
Great Value

Prices of Institutions with Similar Quality Scores

School Total Price Value Grade
The University of Tennessee - Martin $86,578 A
Columbia International University $95,528 A
Arkansas State University - Main Campus $100,142 A-
Northern State University $105,705 A-
University of Wisconsin - Platteville $107,879 B+
Lee University $108,320 B+
Southern Utah University $116,417 B
Clarion University of Pennsylvania $118,155 B
Wichita State University $137,085 D
William Paterson University of New Jersey $143,976 D-
Guilford College $148,907 F

*Total price is determined by multiplying average annual cost by time to graduate.

We're Looking at a Total Cost of $118,155 for a Clarion University Degree

The average Clarion University student's degree will cost an estimated $118,155. This is based on an average price (with and without aid) of $27,478 and a typical 4.3 years to graduate.

Average Yearly Cost $27,478
Average Years to Graduate 4.3
Estimated Avg Total Cost of Degree $118,155

Many Factors Affect Net Price

Depending on your personal circumstances, your net price may be well below the average Clarion University net price, which could make this school a better value. You may quality for more financial aid, or be able to complete your degree faster than average. Get more details on Clarion University cost.

Does This School Make Financial Sense To You?

$95,400 In-State With Aid
$136,379 Avg Cost No Aid
4.3 Years to Graduate

Most students will not pay the full sticker price and few students fit perfectly into averages.

Look at the table below to get a sense of how Clarion University value for your educational dollar might vary.

Nationwide Value by Aid Group Avg Degree Cost Value Rank Value Grade
Students with no Aid $136,379 #248 A-
All Students $118,155 #512 B
Only Students Receiving Aid $109,973 #571 B-
In-State Value by Aid Group Avg Degree Cost Value Rank Value Grade
Students with no Aid $121,806 #27 B+
All Students $103,587 #43 B-
Only Students Receiving Aid $95,400 #48 C+

Note: the Value Grade for in-state students is calculated by looking only at other schools in the state of Pennsylvania.

About 93% of Clarion University students receive financial aid. Get more details on what Clarion University financial aid you may qualify for.

How to Calculate Value

College Factual calculates average total cost by multiplying net price by time to graduation. We then compare the average total cost to other schools of a similar quality to determine value. If the school is priced fairly based on the educational quality it receives a fair ranking. If it is underpriced it receives a good or excellent value.

Read the full Best for the Money Ranking Methodology.


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