Understanding Tuition & Fees
Be prepared financially for your degree. Contrast Penn State Erie's fees and tuition to typical universities and colleges. Look for tuition developments and increases to find out whether you should expect to set aside more resources for the following 4 years of paying for college.
How do Fees & Tuition at Penn State Erie Compare to Other Colleges?
For nationwide, regional and statewide comparisons, check out the table below to find out how Penn State Erie compares to other colleges.
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In-State Tuition Discount Offered
The cost of tuition and fees at Penn State Erie is significantly reduced for students living in Pennsylvania. Tuition and fees for in-state students is set at $15,190 for the 2017 - 2018 year, a 35.9% discount off the full price. Tuition is $14,214 and fees $976.
Penn State Erie fees and tuition for out-of-state students is $23,692 for the 2017 - 2018 school year. Of this total, $22,716 was the cost of tuition and $976 the cost of fees.
The subsequent table shows the expenses described above for the 2017 - 2018 school year.
For more information, click Penn State Erie Cost Per Credit Hour.
Future Full-Time Tuition and Fees
Pennsylvania State University - Erie - Behrend College tuition and fees for out-of-state students increased with a typical annual rate of 2.4% in the last five years. Over that same period, tuition increased by 2.4% and fees increased by 2.3%. Based on this, we predict the price of tuition and fees for this year will be $24,268.
At this rate, we estimate the total cost of tuition and fees for a two year degree to be $49,125 and $100,667 for a four-year degree. This doesn't include other costs for example room and board, books, and transportation.
See this next chart to see how Penn State Erie fees and tuition may increase including residency based reductions in the years to come.
At many colleges you will wind up paying out more in your final year of school than you will in your first. This is because of yearly cost growth. It's good to be in the know!
Uncover answers to your financial questions in the tuition & fees FAQ.