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 Altoona is $15,198 for Pennsylvania residents and $24,450 for out-of-state students. The undergraduate 2019-2020 estimated tuition & fees for Penn State Altoona is $15,206 for Pennsylvania residents and $25,232 for out-of-state students. The 2019 undergraduate tuition has been risen by 0.05% for Pennsylvania residents and increased by 3.20% for out-of-state rates from the previous year.The Living costs increased by 1.80% from the previous year for both on-campus and off-campus stay. The in-state undergraduate tuition and fees at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Altoona 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-StateOn Campus Room & Board, Other Expenses
2017-2018$15,190 $23,692$16,068
2018-2019$15,198$24,450$16,358
Change % 2018-20190.05%3.20%1.80%
2019-2020$15,206$25,232$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 Altoona.
Per Credit Hour Charge (2018-2019)
YearIn-StateOut-of-State
Undergraduate2017-2018$592$947
2018-2019$592$978
2019-2020$592$1,010
Graduate2017-2018$857$1,130
2018-2019$891$1,174
2019-2020$926$1,220
Next table summarizes the average earning by years after graduation for Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Altoona 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 Altoona 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 Altoona 4 Years Tuition

Tuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Based on 4-years changes on tuition & fees, we estimate 4 year tuition at Penn State Altoona for future and perspective students . For the students who admit in Fall 2019, the estimated 4 year tuition is $62,276 for Pennsylvania residents and $103,180 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 Altoona.
4 Years Tuition & Fees at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Altoona
ResidencyFreshmenSophomoreJuniorSenior4 Years Total
Class of 2023 (Admission Fall 2019)In-State$15,345$15,493$15,643$15,795$62,276
Out-of-State$24,977$25,514$26,064$26,625$103,180
Class of 2024 (Admission Fall 2020)In-State$15,493$15,643$15,795$15,947$62,879
Out-of-State$25,514$26,064$26,625$27,198$105,401
Class of 2025 (Admission Fall 2021)In-State$15,643$15,795$15,947$16,102$63,487
Out-of-State$26,064$26,625$27,198$27,784$107,671
Class of 2026 (Admission Fall 2022)In-State$15,795$15,947$16,102$16,257$64,101
Out-of-State$26,625$27,198$27,784$28,382$109,990
Class of 2027 (Admission Fall 2023)In-State$15,947$16,102$16,257$16,415$64,721
Out-of-State$27,198$27,784$28,382$28,993$112,358
Below table shows the 4 year estimation of total costs of attendance (COA) at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Altoona. 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 $136,694 for Pennsylvania residents and $177,598 for out-of-state students. Next table shows the 4 year COA estimation for next 5 admission years at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Altoona.
4 years COA at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Altoona
ResidencyFreshmenSophomoreJuniorSenior4 Years Total
Class of 2023 (Admission Fall 2019)In-State$33,704$34,015$34,329$34,646$136,694
Out-of-State$43,336$44,036$44,750$45,477$177,598
Class of 2024 (Admission Fall 2020)In-State$34,015$34,329$34,646$34,966$137,957
Out-of-State$44,036$44,750$45,477$46,217$180,479
Class of 2025 (Admission Fall 2021)In-State$34,329$34,646$34,966$35,290$139,231
Out-of-State$44,750$45,477$46,217$46,972$183,416
Class of 2026 (Admission Fall 2022)In-State$34,646$34,966$35,290$35,616$140,518
Out-of-State$45,477$46,217$46,972$47,741$186,407
Class of 2027 (Admission Fall 2023)In-State$34,966$35,290$35,616$35,946$141,818
Out-of-State$46,217$46,972$47,741$48,525$189,455
Last year, 2,779 students ( 79.81% 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 $112,518 for Pennsylvania residents and $153,422 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 Altoona.
4 years COA with Financial Aid at Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Altoona
ResidencyFreshmenSophomoreJuniorSenior4 Years Total
Class of 2023 (Admission Fall 2019)In-State$27,660$27,971$32,489$28,602$112,518
Out-of-State$37,292$37,992$38,706$39,433$153,422
Class of 2024 (Admission Fall 2020)In-State$27,971$28,285$32,806$28,922$113,781
Out-of-State$37,992$38,706$39,433$40,173$156,303
Class of 2025 (Admission Fall 2021)In-State$28,285$28,602$33,126$29,246$115,055
Out-of-State$38,706$39,433$40,173$40,928$159,240
Class of 2026 (Admission Fall 2022)In-State$28,602$28,922$33,450$29,572$116,342
Out-of-State$39,433$40,173$40,928$41,697$162,231
Class of 2027 (Admission Fall 2023)In-State$28,922$29,246$33,776$29,902$117,642
Out-of-State$40,173$40,928$41,697$42,481$165,279

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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 Altoona.
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Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Altoona 2019 Costs of Attendance
In-StateOut-of-State
Tuition and FeesBook & SuppliesLiving Costs Tuition & FeesBook & SuppliesLiving Costs
Undergraduate$15,198$1,840$16,358$24,450$1,840 $16,358

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