2019 Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs Analysis

UndergraduatePer Credit HourEarning After Graduation
For academic year 2018-2019, the undergraduate tuition & fees at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Lehigh Valley is $14,468 for Pennsylvania residents and $23,028 for out-of-state students. The undergraduate 2019-2020 estimated tuition & fees for Penn State Lehigh Valley is $14,476 for Pennsylvania residents and $23,697 for out-of-state students. The 2019 undergraduate tuition has been risen by 0.06% for Pennsylvania residents and increased by 2.90% for out-of-state rates from the previous year. Off-campus living costs increased by 1.80% from the previous year. The in-state undergraduate tuition and fees at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Lehigh Valley are much higher than the average amount ($8,366) and the out-of-state undergraduate tuition and fees are much higher than the average amount of similar schools' tuition ($16,400 - Public Baccalaureate College - Diverse Fields).
2018-2019 Undergraduate Tuition & Fees
YearIn-StateOut-of-StateOFF Campus Room & Board, Other Expenses
2017-2018$14,460 $22,378$16,068
2018-2019$14,468$23,028$16,358
Change % 2018-20190.06%2.90%1.80%
2019-2020$14,476$23,697$16,653
***The estimated 2019-2020 costs are based on the costs change rate of last year.
Below table describes the cost per credit hour for part-time students and full-time students who take additional courses more than regular credit hours at Penn State Lehigh Valley.
Per Credit Hour Charge (2018-2019)
YearIn-StateOut-of-State
Undergraduate2017-2018$555$892
2018-2019$555$919
2019-2020$555$947
Graduate2017-2018$853$1,098
2018-2019$886$1,140
2019-2020$920$1,184
Next table summarizes the average earning by years after graduation for Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Lehigh Valley graduates. After 6 years of graduation, the mean earning is $43,600 and, after 10 years of graduation, the mean earning is $57,200 for Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Lehigh Valley graduates.
Mean Earning After Graduation By Time
TotalMaleFemale
6 Years After Graduation$43,600$47,200$39,000
7 Years After Graduation$44,900--
8 Years After Graduation$51,200--
9 Years After Graduation$50,700--
10 Years After Graduation$57,200$63,100$50,100

Penn State Lehigh Valley 4 Years Tuition

Tuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Based on 4-years changes on tuition & fees, we estimate 4 year tuition at Penn State Lehigh Valley for future and perspective students . For the students who admit in Fall 2019, the estimated 4 year tuition is $59,143 for Pennsylvania residents and $96,883 for out-of-state students. The estimation excludes the book, supplies, and living costs and before receiving any financial aid. See the other tabs for estimating 4 year total costs of attendance and after financial aid. Next table shows the 4 year tuition & fees estimation for next 5 admission years at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Lehigh Valley.
4 Years Tuition & Fees at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Lehigh Valley
ResidencyFreshmenSophomoreJuniorSenior4 Years Total
Class of 2023 (Admission Fall 2019)In-State$14,594$14,721$14,849$14,979$59,143
Out-of-State$23,496$23,972$24,459$24,956$96,883
Class of 2024 (Admission Fall 2020)In-State$14,721$14,849$14,979$15,109$59,658
Out-of-State$23,972$24,459$24,956$25,462$98,850
Class of 2025 (Admission Fall 2021)In-State$14,849$14,979$15,109$15,241$60,178
Out-of-State$24,459$24,956$25,462$25,979$100,857
Class of 2026 (Admission Fall 2022)In-State$14,979$15,109$15,241$15,373$60,702
Out-of-State$24,956$25,462$25,979$26,507$102,904
Class of 2027 (Admission Fall 2023)In-State$15,109$15,241$15,373$15,507$61,230
Out-of-State$25,462$25,979$26,507$27,045$104,993
Below table shows the 4 year estimation of total costs of attendance (COA) at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Lehigh Valley. It includes the tuition & fees, books & supplies costs, room & board charges, and other living expenses. For the students who admit in Fall 2019, the estimated 4 year COA is $133,561 for Pennsylvania residents and $171,301 for out-of-state students. Next table shows the 4 year COA estimation for next 5 admission years at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Lehigh Valley.
4 years COA at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Lehigh Valley
ResidencyFreshmenSophomoreJuniorSenior4 Years Total
Class of 2023 (Admission Fall 2019)In-State$32,953$33,243$33,535$33,830$133,561
Out-of-State$41,855$42,494$43,145$43,807$171,301
Class of 2024 (Admission Fall 2020)In-State$33,243$33,535$33,830$34,128$134,736
Out-of-State$42,494$43,145$43,807$44,481$173,928
Class of 2025 (Admission Fall 2021)In-State$33,535$33,830$34,128$34,429$135,922
Out-of-State$43,145$43,807$44,481$45,167$176,601
Class of 2026 (Admission Fall 2022)In-State$33,830$34,128$34,429$34,732$137,119
Out-of-State$43,807$44,481$45,167$45,866$179,322
Class of 2027 (Admission Fall 2023)In-State$34,128$34,429$34,732$35,039$138,328
Out-of-State$44,481$45,167$45,866$46,576$182,090
Last year, 715 students ( 79.44% of enrolled undergraduate students) received the grant or scholarship aid. It includes any financial aid from federal government, state, local, institute, and other sources known by the institution. It excludes the federal/private student loans. After receiving the financial aid, the net price for 4 year is $111,693 for Pennsylvania residents and $149,433 for out-of-state students. Next table shows the 4 year COA estimation with financial aid for next 5 admission years at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Lehigh Valley.
4 years COA with Financial Aid at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Lehigh Valley
ResidencyFreshmenSophomoreJuniorSenior4 Years Total
Class of 2023 (Admission Fall 2019)In-State$27,486$27,776$31,695$28,363$111,693
Out-of-State$36,388$37,027$37,678$38,340$149,433
Class of 2024 (Admission Fall 2020)In-State$27,776$28,068$31,990$28,661$112,868
Out-of-State$37,027$37,678$38,340$39,014$152,060
Class of 2025 (Admission Fall 2021)In-State$28,068$28,363$32,288$28,962$114,054
Out-of-State$37,678$38,340$39,014$39,700$154,733
Class of 2026 (Admission Fall 2022)In-State$28,363$28,661$32,589$29,265$115,251
Out-of-State$38,340$39,014$39,700$40,399$157,454
Class of 2027 (Admission Fall 2023)In-State$28,661$28,962$32,892$29,572$116,460
Out-of-State$39,014$39,700$40,399$41,109$160,222

2019 Tuition, Fees, and Living Cost Tables and Charts

Next tables and charts illustrate the 2019 tuition, fees, books & supplies, and living costs in detail. We provide the previous 5 years costs so that you can check the increased amounts of each cost item and estimate future year costs. In addition, you can check the financial aid amount including grant, scholarship, and federal student loans for last five years. Use left menu to explore the tuition and college costs information at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Lehigh Valley.
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Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Lehigh Valley 2019 Costs of Attendance
In-StateOut-of-State
Tuition and FeesBook & SuppliesLiving Costs Tuition & FeesBook & SuppliesLiving Costs
Undergraduate$14,468$1,840$16,358$23,028$1,840 $16,358

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