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Find the perfect Pennsylvania college for your budget, lifestyle, and career goals! CollegeStats helps you compare Pennsylvania colleges offering a variety of degree programs to choose from.

Ranked List of the Most Afforable Pennsylvania Colleges

Are you a resident outside of Pennsylvania looking to pursue higher education in the state? Out-of-state costs tend to be higher, but that shouldn't hinder you from attending college here. Pennsylvania certainly has some amazing colleges with out-of-state costs to suit your budget and needs. It's important to keep in mind that "costs" not only takes into consider tuition, but also other essential expenses such as housing and transportation. We have put together a list of the state's colleges boasting the lowest out-of-state costs for your convenience. Feel free to browse through it below to see what your options are!

Rank School Name City State Net Cost School Level Retention Rate Details
1

Curtis Institute of Music

Philadelphia

PA

N/A

4 year

100%

Out-of-State Cost

$0

2

Erie Business Center-New Castle

New Castle

PA

N/A

2 year

N/A

Out-of-State Cost

$6,270

3

Western Pennsylvania Hospital School of Nursing

Pittsburgh

PA

N/A

2 year

100%

Out-of-State Cost

$6,300

4

Pennsylvania Highlands Community College

Johnstown

PA

$3,381

2 year

55.56%

Out-of-State Cost

$7,032

5

Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology

Lancaster

PA

$4,710

2 year

77.86%

Out-of-State Cost

$7,400

6

Yeshivath Beth Moshe

Scranton

PA

N/A

4 year

82.35%

Out-of-State Cost

$8,000

7

Northampton County Area Community College

Bethlehem

PA

$5,577

2 year

61.59%

Out-of-State Cost

$8,190

8

Talmudical Yeshiva of Philadelphia

Philadelphia

PA

N/A

4 year

84.21%

Out-of-State Cost

$8,400

9

Pace Institute

Reading

PA

N/A

2 year

33.33%

Out-of-State Cost

$8,400

10

Laurel Technical Institute

Sharon

PA

N/A

2 year

16.87%

Out-of-State Cost

$8,594

11

Laurel Business Institute

Uniontown

PA

N/A

2 year

68.09%

Out-of-State Cost

$8,594

12

Laurel Technical Institute

MEADVILLE

PA

N/A

2 year

70%

Out-of-State Cost

$8,594

13

Butler County Community College

Butler

PA

$3,908

2 year

62.21%

Out-of-State Cost

$8,640

14

Westmoreland County Community College

Youngwood

PA

$2,331

2 year

61.57%

Out-of-State Cost

$8,820

15

Lehigh Carbon Community College

Schnecksville

PA

$4,711

2 year

55.12%

Out-of-State Cost

$9,000

16

McCann School of Business & Technology

Pottsville

PA

N/A

2 year

65.34%

Out-of-State Cost

$9,000

17

Berks Technical Institute

Wyomissing

PA

N/A

2 year

66.21%

Out-of-State Cost

$9,180

18

Harrisburg Area Community College-Harrisburg

Harrisburg

PA

$10,332

2 year

52.43%

Out-of-State Cost

$9,315

19

Erie Business Center-Erie

Erie

PA

N/A

2 year

N/A

Out-of-State Cost

$9,360

20

Bucks County Community College

Newtown

PA

$7,589

2 year

67.16%

Out-of-State Cost

$9,360

21

Community College of Allegheny County

Pittsburgh

PA

$5,688

2 year

55.3%

Out-of-State Cost

$9,428

22

University of Phoenix-Pennsylvania

Philadelphia

PA

N/A

4 year

50%

Out-of-State Cost

$9,480

23

Delaware County Community College

Media

PA

$4,207

2 year

60.68%

Out-of-State Cost

$9,540

24

Lansdale School of Business

North Wales

PA

N/A

2 year

63.64%

Out-of-State Cost

$9,720

25

Edinboro University of Pennsylvania

Edinboro

PA

$13,864

4 year

69.96%

Out-of-State Cost

$10,230


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