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Tuition and Related Expenses

  2018-2019 Academic Year 
   
Direct Expenses:  
   Tuition   $49,896
    Fees $  1,088
Other Estimated Expenses:  
    Books & Supplies  $  1,932
    Housing* $  7,600
    Food $  5,104
    Utilities* $  2,376
    Other Miscellaneous Expenses ** $   3,568
  Transportation $  2,400
  Total Estimated Costs $73,964

 

  2019-2020 Academic Year 
   
Direct Expenses:  
    Estimated 2019-2020 Tuition***   $49,896
    Fees $  1,088
Other Estimated Expenses:  
    Books & Supplies  $  2,000
    Housing* $  8,000
    Food $  5,200
    Utilities* $  2,600
    Other Miscellaneous Expenses ** $  3,568
  Transportation $  2,400
  Student Health Insurance Policy**** $  3,900
  Total Estimated Costs $78,652

*Housing and Utilities cost based upon a single student living alone.

**The miscellaneous expenses amount includes allowances for clothing, laundry, medical expenses, recreation, and personal care.

***2019-2020 tuition subject to Board of Trustees approval in July 2019

****While the above estimate includes an allowance for health insurance, this expense may be waived if student is able to provide proof of other insurance.

Please be aware that scholarships and grants are available to help defray the cost of tuition.

This online calculator may be helpful in determining your financial needs.

Tuition Refund Policy

Students who withdraw from classes after the start of the term are subject to the tuition refund policy found at http://www.bursar.psu.edu/refund.cfm.