Costs, Financial Aid, and Scholarships

  • IUP offers a great value for your investment.

    You can choose from more than 130 majors, taught by professors who are invested in you. Out of the classroom, enjoy the Oak Grove, our suite-style residence halls, and take part in the many student activities or more than 200 student organizations.

    When you add it all up, you can see that IUP is a tremendous return on your educational investment.

  • Pennsylvania Resident, 2015–16*
      Fall Semester Spring Semester Whole Year
    Total Cost $10,350 $10,350 $20,700
    Tuition and fees $4,810 $4,810 $9,620
    Room and board** $5,540 $5,540 $11,080

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    Out-of-State Residents with Discount†
      Fall Semester Spring Semester Whole Year
    Total Cost $13,527 $13,527 $27,054
    Tuition and fees $7,987 $7,987 $15,974
    Room and board* $5,540 $5,540 $11,080

    Out-of-State Residents
      Fall Semester Spring Semester Whole Year
    Total Cost $16,337 $16,337 $32,674
    Tuition and fees $10,797 $10,797 $21,594
    Room and board* $5,540 $5,540 $11,080

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    Financial Aid and Scholarships

    In 2013, over 83 percent of students received financial assistance, and we'll do our best to help you.

    In addition to aid, there are many scholarships available to students. The IUP Admissions Office offers scholarships for incoming students: the Sutton Scholarship and the Promising Scholars. Learn more about financial aid and scholarships.

    Housing Rates and Information

    Living on campus can be a huge part of your college experience. Get the details on what options are available and the costs.

    Compare IUP

    When comparing schools, it is best to get all the details. See a cost comparison of IUP to Pennsylvania state-related and private schools, and learn some important tips for evaluating colleges.

    *These are estimated costs for 2015-16 and are subject to change.  The Pennsylvania State System Board of Governors will finalize tuition costs in late summer.

    **Room and board amounts are based on a two-person shared semi-suite and the most popular meal plan (14 meals/week and $300 Flex). Amounts vary according to the other housing and meal plan options available. You should check the Bursar's Office for exact amounts.

    †New students who live in the states of Indiana, Maryland, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Virginia, and West Virginia automatically qualify for an out-of-state-resident discount. New freshman and transfer students from other states who demonstrate an earned cumulative B average qualify for this discount.

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    Alex Hilditch Loves IUP

    Why I Love IUP

    “I absolutely love the pre-law program. My professors are always available to answer my questions. The campus is beautiful. I’m 100 percent happy here. For the price, you really can’t beat it.”

    Alexandra Hilditch, Class of 2014

    Why I Love IUP: Student Stories