Tuition & Financial Aid

Location
Johnstown, PA
Undergrads
1,045
Tuition (in-state)
$10,510 ($7,580)
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3 College Sophomore

Tuition & Financial Aid: I think everything with the school's tuition and financial aid is going great. They all help you and everything whenever you have questions.

3 College Junior

Tuition & Financial Aid: The education that I am recieving here is pretty good and for the price I can not get much better.

3 College Junior

Tuition & Financial Aid: It is a long process to get financial aid but the titution is fair. and it takes forever to get your refund money back to buy books, notebooks, etc.

5 College Junior

Tuition & Financial Aid: I do not have a problem with the financial aide here at all. It covers all my tuition.

5 Recent Alumnus

Tuition & Financial Aid: Environmental Health and Safety Technology – tution and financial aid was very affordable, and financial aid was not necessary

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Rankings View more rankings . . .

  • 785th
    Best Bang for Your Buck
  • 1603rd
    Smoothest Financial Aid Process

Student Author OverviewWhat's This?

At less than $2,000 a semester in tuition and fees, Penn Highlands is highly affordable; the entire cost of full-time attendance, books and all, can easily be covered with a full Pell Grant for an in-county resident, no loans required. However, the Financial Aid Office only lets you spend $450 on books per semester (if you're a full-time student; half that if you're part-time). This can be a real pain, since textbooks for a full-time semester tend to cost over a hundred dollars more than that. Used volumes are available for purchase, but many courses require you to buy new books, sometimes with a costly CourseCompass code if the course requires access to a CourseCompass account. Fortunately, the school's Financial Aid Office is efficient at providing students with the needed information promptly. It is never crowded, so anytime is a good time to drop by for help.

Facts & Statistics

Tips for Getting Aid
  • Apply for a Pennsylvania State Grant (requires a separate form).
  • Check your College email account regularly; you may get information on scholarships.
  • Fill out the FAFSA by April 1 of the spring before your fall semester.
Did You Know?
Scholarships are available for full- and part-time students. Work-study, however, is only offered to sophomores.

Student Polls

Have you come across any unexpected extra fees associated with going to school here?    Based on 23 responses

  • 4% Yes, major fees.
  • 26% There were a few minor fees.
  • 70% No, everything was straightforward.

Do you think you are getting your money's worth?    Based on 20 responses

  • 10% No
  • 90% Yes
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