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Costs, Financial Aid, and Scholarships


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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, 2014–15
  Fall Semester Spring Semester Whole Year
Total Cost $10,985 $10,985 $21,970
Tuition and fees $5,445 $5,445 $10,890
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.

*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 the variety of 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 students from other states and transfer students qualify for this discount with a cumulative B average.

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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

  • Admissions Office
  • Sutton Hall, Suite 120
    1011 South Drive
    Indiana, PA 15705
  • Phone: (724) 357-2230
  • Fax: (724) 357-6281
  • Office Hours
  • Monday through Friday
  • 8:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m.