Costs, Financial Aid, and Scholarships

  • IUP offers a great value for your investment.

    You can choose from more than 140 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.

  • IUP Cost Estimate, 2018–19*
      Pa. Resident Out-of-State
    Total Cost $24,357 $29,776  
    Tuition and fees $12,249 $17,668  
    Room and board $12,108 $12,108  

  • Financial Aid and Scholarships

    In the 2014-15 academic year, 88 percent of our 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.

    *Tuition and fees are based on 14 credits per semester.

    †Room and board amounts are based on the most common room (the 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. 

    Costs are estimates based historical data.  Tuition and fees will be set by the Board of Governors in July.  Housing costs will be approved by the Council of Trustees in March.  Costs will be updated as soon as they are available.

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  • Alexandra Hilditch

    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 '14, graduated in May 2017 from Campbell Law School, now an attorney at a law firm in Raleigh, North Carolina