A Penn State Shenango education is a smart investment in your future.
And a smart investment yields a good return, which is what our students get when they choose Penn State Shenango. The investment students and their families make in tuition helps them receive the education they need to find a career they will love.
Employers hire our graduates because they trust a Penn State education. In fact, the Wall Street Journal named Penn State as the number one overall institution in the nation for producing the best prepared and well-rounded graduates, who are most able to succeed once hired. In addition, completion of a four-year degree increases an individual’s life-long earnings.
Tuition and fees are billed by semester; bills are due in August for the fall semester and December for the spring semester. Penn State Shenango does not offer on-campus housing. Contact Student Affairs for more information about off-campus housing options.
For a personalized estimate of your college costs, visit Penn State's tuition and college cost calculator.
We’re happy to help our students and their families explore their financial options when deciding how to fund college costs, whether it be personal savings, tuition savings plans, student employment, Penn State’s payment plan, student financial aid, or a combination of these options. Contact Student Aid for assistance.
The numbers shared below may be subject to change.
Tuition and cost estimation
|Estimated costs||Pennsylvania resident||Non-Pennsylvania resident|
Residents of Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Virginia, and West Virginia as well as the District of Columbia save $6,000 for their first two years and $7,000 during their last two years at Penn State Shenango. Students who transfer for their junior year may be considered for an award of $6,500 a year for three years to help them earn a bachelor’s degree. Check out our Discover Penn State Award for more information.
|Campus and charges||Pennsylvania resident||Non-Pennsylvania resident|
|Shenango campus tuition and fees||$13,360||$21,784|
|University Park campus tuition and fees||$18,454||$34,858|
|University Park campus
room and meals
A 2+2 Plan student can save more than $26,000 over two years by starting their Penn State experience at the Shenango campus.
This comparison of annual costs does not account for the added benefits of Penn State Shenango's $3,000 for a 3.0 GPA scholarship program or the Discover Penn State Award for select non-Pennsylvania resident students. Apply to see your customized student aid package.
|Pennsylvania resident||Non-Pennsylvania resident|
Part-time and non-degree costs reflect taking less than 12 credits within a semester. There is also a Student Fee and an Information Technology Fee that are adjusted depending on the number of credits taken.