How much does it cost to attend Penn State Altoona?

How much does it cost to attend Penn State Altoona?

The estimated direct costs at right are for a full-time, first- or second-year student studying during the 2016-17 academic year. Tuition, fees, and room and board are billed by semester; bills are due in August for the fall semester and December for the spring semester.

Penn State Altoona Annual Costs
Cost Type Pennsylvania Resident Non-Pennsylvania Resident
Tuition $13,868 $21,874
Fees
Information Technology $504 $504
Activities Fee $204 $204
Facilities Fee $252 $252
Room and Board*
Room $5,940 $5,940
Meal Plan (level 3) $4,520 $4,520
Avg. Total Cost
Living on Campus $25,288 $33,294
Commuting $14,828  
Avg. Book Cost $1,840 $1,840
Tuition Differential Savings
versus University Park
$3,084 $9,560

*On-campus
All costs shown are on an annual basis.

Learn more about Penn State's tuition and cost structure on the Academic Year Costs page.

Contact

Office of Student Aid
Penn State Altoona
814-949-5055
stuaidaltoona@psu.edu