The price of education: Which 2-year Pennsylvania schools charge the highest in-state tuition?


Pennsylvania residents attending two-year schools pay the highest in-state tuition at Universal Technical Institute of Pennsylvania Inc, Automotive Training Center-Exton and Automotive Training Center-Warminster, according to an analysis of federal data.

The analysis includes the cost of tuition only for the 2018-19 academic year reported by two-year schools to the U.S. Department of Education.

Where do residents pay the highest in-state tuition?

Rank
School
City
Enrollment
2018-19 tuition
1
Universal Technical Institute of Pennsylvania Inc
Exton
1,311
$44,900
2
Automotive Training Center-Exton
Exton
304
$40,800
3
Automotive Training Center-Warminster
Warminster
285
$40,800
4
Citizens School of Nursing
Kensington
158
$34,221
5
McCann School of Business & Technology
Lewisburg
289
$31,780
6
Berks Technical Institute
Wyomissing
724
$30,860
7
Valley Forge Military College
Wayne
265
$29,975
8
YTI Career Institute-York
York
1,165
$29,862
9
Lincoln Technical Institute-Philadelphia
Philadelphia
246
$29,667
10
Fortis Institute-Scranton
Scranton
287
$28,802
11
DLP Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center
Johnstown
228
$28,025
12
PITC Institute
Wyncote
216
$27,075
13
Prism Career Institute-Philadelphia
Philadelphia
83
$26,532
14
Pennsylvania Gunsmith School
Pittsburgh
79
$26,208
15
Pittsburgh Career Institute
Pittsburgh
237
$25,964
16
YTI Career Institute - Altoona
Altoona
--
$25,172
17
Harcum College
Mawr
1,481
$24,200
18
Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science Inc
Pittsburgh
209
$23,165
19
Chester County Intermediate Unit
Downingtown
104
$22,440
20
Pennco Tech-Bristol
Bristol
315
$22,095
21
Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics
Mifflin
409
$21,589
22
Greene County Career and Technology Center
Waynesburg
25
$20,509
23
Great Lakes Institute of Technology
Erie
396
$20,125
24
Penn Commercial Business/Technical School
Washington
225
$19,129
25
Mercyhurst University-North East Campus
East
793
$19,120
26
Chambersburg Beauty School
Chambersburg
83
$19,110
27
Jean Madeline Aveda Institute
Philadelphia
268
$19,080
28
Johnson College
Scranton
451
$18,991
29
Douglas Education Center
Monessen
229
$18,980
30
Venus Beauty Academy
Hill
112
$18,750
31
Wilkes-Barre Area Career and Technical Center Practical Nursing
Barre
110
$18,550
32
Geisinger-Lewistown Hospital School of Nursing
Lewistown
31
$18,330
33
Lincoln Technical Institute-Allentown
Allentown
444
$17,990
34
American Barber Academy
Reading
49
$17,810
35
Jolie Hair and Beauty Academy-Wilkes-Barre
Barre
169
$17,784
36
Jolie Hair and Beauty Academy-Hazleton
Hazleton
61
$17,784
37
All-State Career School-Allied Health Campus
Essington
355
$17,656
38
Central Susquehanna Intermediate Unit LPN Career
Lewisburg
101
$17,623
39
Hazleton Area Career Center
TWP.
19
$17,590
40
Indiana County Technology Center
Indiana
95
$17,526
41
Triangle Tech Inc-Bethlehem
Bethlehem
115
$17,427
42
Triangle Tech Inc-Sunbury
Sunbury
76
$17,427
43
Barber School of Pittsburgh - Ambridge
Ambridge
--
$17,405
44
Barber School of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh
78
$17,310
45
Triangle Tech Inc-Dubois
Creek
143
$17,294
46
Triangle Tech Inc-Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh
144
$17,288
47
Triangle Tech Inc-Greensburg
Greensburg
121
$17,252
48
Metro Beauty Academy
Allentown
168
$17,250
49
Manor College
Jenkintown
632
$17,179
50
The Beauty Institute
Allentown
28
$17,100
51
The Beauty Institute-Ambler
Ambler
115
$17,100
52
Champ's Barber School
Lancaster
37
$17,100
53
Toni&Guy Hairdressing Academy
Philadelphia
--
$17,100
54
The Beauty School
Stroudsburg
27
$17,100
55
New Castle School of Trades
Pulaski
--
$17,082
56
Triangle Tech Inc-Erie
Erie
61
$17,056
57
Empire Beauty School-Shamokin Dam
Dam
46
$17,000
58
Empire Beauty School-Hanover
Hanover
59
$17,000
59
Empire Beauty School-Harrisburg
Harrisburg
123
$17,000
60
Empire Beauty School-Lancaster
Lancaster
78
$17,000
61
Empire Beauty School-Lebanon
Lebanon
41
$17,000
62
Empire Beauty School-West Mifflin
Mifflin
86
$17,000
63
Empire Beauty School-Monroeville
Monroeville
119
$17,000
64
Empire Beauty School-Wyoming Valley
Moosic
141
$17,000
65
Empire Beauty School-Center City Philadelphia
Philadelphia
317
$17,000
66
Empire Beauty School-NE Philadelphia
Philadelphia
144
$17,000
67
Empire Beauty School-North Hills
Pittsburgh
74
$17,000
68
Empire Beauty School-Pottsville
Pottsville
52
$17,000
69
Empire Beauty School-Reading
Reading
119
$17,000
70
Empire Beauty School-Springfield
Springfield
133
$17,000
71
Empire Beauty School-Warminster
Warminster
28
$17,000
72
Empire Beauty School-Lehigh Valley
Whitehall
103
$17,000
73
Empire Beauty School-Cheltenham
Wyncote
106
$17,000
74
Empire Beauty School-York
York
84
$17,000
75
South Hills School of Business & Technology
College
423
$16,865
76
Greater Johnstown Career and Technology Center
Johnstown
189
$16,825
77
Philadelphia Technician Training
Philadelphia
171
$16,800
78
Aviation Institute of Maintenance-Philadelphia
Philadelphia
274
$16,757
79
Beaver Falls Beauty Academy
Falls
36
$16,600
80
Crawford County Career and Technical Center Practical Nursing Program
Meadville
28
$16,570
81
Ohio Valley Hospital School of Nursing
Rocks
76
$16,300
82
Fountain of Youth Academy of Cosmetology
Mars
36
$16,285
83
Clearfield County Career and Technology Center
Clearfield
64
$16,250
84
Schuylkill Technology Center
Frackville
35
$16,193
85
Bucks County School of Beauty Culture Inc
Feasterville
72
$15,999
86
South Hills Beauty Academy Inc
Pittsburgh
144
$15,850
87
Delaware County Technical School-Practical Nursing Program
Broomall
43
$15,795
88
Bella Capelli Academy
Monroeville
181
$15,775
89
Western Area Career & Technology Center
Canonsburg
106
$15,710
90
Precision Manufacturing Institute
Meadville
34
$15,662
91
Venango County Area Vocational Technical School
City
61
$15,615
92
Lenape Technical School Practical Nursing Program
City
168
$15,530
93
Central Pennsylvania Institute of Science and Technology
Gap
255
$15,340
94
Mercy Hospital School of Nursing
Pittsburgh
154
$15,315
95
St Margaret School of Nursing
Pittsburgh
92
$15,315
96
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center-Shadyside School of Nursing
Pittsburgh
244
$15,315
97
Divine Crown Academy of Cosmetology
Center
40
$15,225
98
York County School of Technology-Adult & Continuing Education
York
104
$15,130
99
Lansdale School of Cosmetology Inc
Lansdale
54
$15,125
100
Baltimore School of Massage-York
York
78
$15,100
101
Vet Tech Institute
Pittsburgh
343
$15,020
102
Sharon Regional Health System School of Nursing
Sharon
12
$15,006
103
Levittown Beauty Academy
Levittown
91
$15,000
104
Susquehanna County Career and Technology Center
Springville
66
$14,995
105
Erie Institute of Technology Inc
Erie
295
$14,990
106
Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center
Altoona
234
$14,960
107
Premier Barber Institute
Norristown
46
$14,930
108
Franklin County Career and Technology Center
Chambersburg
88
$14,850
109
Orleans Technical College
Philadelphia
289
$14,642
110
Jna Institute of Culinary Arts
Philadelphia
46
$14,575
111
Berks Career & Technology Center
Leesport
44
$14,559
112
Dean Institute of Technology
Pittsburgh
151
$14,550
113
Rosedale Technical College
Pittsburgh
372
$14,530
114
Mercer County Career Center
Mercer
31
$14,500
115
Jefferson County Dubois Area Vocational Technical Practical Nursing Program
Reynoldsville
24
$14,450
116
Clarion County Career Center Practical Nursing Program
Shippenville
63
$14,250
117
Eastern Center for Arts and Technology
Grove
59
$14,000
118
Harris School of Business-Upper Darby Campus
Darby
578
$13,870
119
Lancaster County Career and Technology Center
Street
422
$13,840
120
Butler Beauty Academy
Butler
20
$13,800
121
Butler Beauty Academy-New Castle Beauty Academy
Castle
17
$13,800
122
Butler Beauty Academy-Kittanning Beauty Academy
Kittanning
8
$13,800
123
Somerset County Technology Center - Bedford Site
Bedford
--
$13,750
124
Somerset County Technology Center
Somerset
70
$13,750
125
The Salon Professional Academy-Altoona
Altoona
69
$13,400
126
Fortis Institute-Forty Fort
Fort
159
$13,369
127
Pennsylvania Institute of Technology
Media
447
$13,365
128
Institute of Medical Careers
Pittsburgh
159
$13,275
129
Fortis Institute-Erie
Erie
391
$13,157
130
Cortiva Institute-Pennsylvania School of Muscle Therapy
Prussia
172
$13,126
131
DCI Career Institute
Monaca
39
$13,045
132
Northern Tier Career Center
Towanda
41
$13,000
133
Huntingdon County Career and Technology Center
Creek
36
$12,895
134
Mifflin County Academy of Science and Technology
Lewistown
39
$12,853
135
Altoona Beauty School Inc
Altoona
53
$12,850
136
Studio Incamminati
Philadelphia
36
$12,625
137
Lancaster School of Cosmetology & Therapeutic Bodywork
Lancaster
185
$12,600
138
Commonwealth Technical Institute
Johnstown
183
$12,594
139
Career Technology Center of Lackawanna County
Scranton
72
$12,525
140
Jameson Health System
Castle
46
$12,345
141
Lebanon County Area Vocational Technical School
Lebanon
165
$12,300
142
Pennsylvania Institute of Health and Technology
Braddock
78
$12,292
143
The Workforce Institute's City College
Philadelphia
23
$12,097
144
Bidwell Training Center Inc
Pittsburgh
141
$12,000
145
University of Pittsburgh-Titusville
Titusville
295
$11,788
146
Community College of Beaver County
Monaca
2,506
$11,430
147
CDE Career Institute
Tannersville
27
$11,369
148
Lansdale School of Business
Wales
163
$11,100
149
All-State Career School-Pittsburgh
Mifflin
189
$10,706
150
Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences
Reading
288
$10,365
151
Montgomery County Community College
Bell
10,392
$10,350
152
Community College of Philadelphia
Philadelphia
17,296
$10,284
153
Laurel Technical Institute
MEADVILLE
96
$10,104
154
Laurel Business Institute
Uniontown
238
$10,104
155
All-State Career School-Lester
Lester
306
$10,096
156
Welder Training and Testing Institute
Allentown
72
$9,975
157
Fayette County Career & Technical Institute Practical Nursing Program
Uniontown
90
$9,925
158
Luzerne County Community College
Nanticoke
5,360
$9,660
159
Western Pennsylvania Hospital School of Nursing
Pittsburgh
107
$9,639
160
Reading Area Community College
Reading
4,207
$9,600
161
Northampton County Area Community College
Bethlehem
9,921
$9,570
162
Northampton County Area Community College-Monroe
Tannersville
--
$9,570
163
Delaware County Community College
Media
11,030
$9,390
164
Westmoreland County Community College
Youngwood
5,084
$9,348
165
Bucks County Community College-Lower Bucks Campus
Bristol
--
$8,353
166
Bucks County Community College
Newtown
7,784
$8,353
167
Bucks County Community College-Upper Bucks Campus
Perkasie
--
$8,353
168
Pennsylvania Highlands Community College
Johnstown
2,814
$8,130
169
Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology
Lancaster
1,142
$8,030
170
Butler County Community College
Butler
3,338
$7,950
171
Harrisburg Area Community College-Gettysburg
Gettysburg
--
$7,935
172
Harrisburg Area Community College
Harrisburg
18,681
$7,935
173
Harrisburg Area Community College-Lancaster
Lancaster
--
$7,935
174
Harrisburg Area Community College-Lebanon
Lebanon
--
$7,935
175
Harrisburg Area Community College-York
York
--
$7,935
176
Community College of Allegheny County
Pittsburgh
16,147
$7,861
177
Lehigh Carbon Community College
Schnecksville
6,956
$7,350
178
Education and Technology Institute
Greensburg
--
$5,100
179
Professional Academy of Cosmetology
Norristown
8
$3,650
180
Forbes Road Career and Technology Center
Monroeville
5
$2,855


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All-State Career School-Allied Health Campus All-State Career School-Lester All-State Career School-Pittsburgh Altoona Beauty School Inc American Barber Academy Automotive Training Center-Exton Automotive Training Center-Warminster Aviation Institute of Maintenance-Philadelphia Baltimore School of Massage-York Barber School of Pittsburgh Barber School of Pittsburgh - Ambridge Beaver Falls Beauty Academy Bella Capelli Academy Berks Career & Technology Center Berks Technical Institute Bidwell Training Center Inc Bucks County Community College Bucks County Community College-Lower Bucks Campus Bucks County Community College-Upper Bucks Campus Bucks County School of Beauty Culture Inc Butler Beauty Academy Butler Beauty Academy-Kittanning Beauty Academy Butler Beauty Academy-New Castle Beauty Academy Butler County Community College Career Technology Center of Lackawanna County CDE Career Institute Central Pennsylvania Institute of Science and Technology Central Susquehanna Intermediate Unit LPN Career Chambersburg Beauty School Champ's Barber School Chester County Intermediate Unit Citizens School of Nursing Clarion County Career Center Practical Nursing Program Clearfield County Career and Technology Center Commonwealth Technical Institute Community College of Allegheny County Community College of Beaver County Community College of Philadelphia Cortiva Institute-Pennsylvania School of Muscle Therapy Crawford County Career and Technical Center Practical Nursing Program DCI Career Institute Dean Institute of Technology Delaware County Community College Delaware County Technical School-Practical Nursing Program Divine Crown Academy of Cosmetology DLP Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center Douglas Education Center Eastern Center for Arts and Technology Education and Technology Institute Empire Beauty School-Lehigh Valley Empire Beauty School-Center City Philadelphia Empire Beauty School-Cheltenham Empire Beauty School-Hanover Empire Beauty School-Harrisburg Empire Beauty School-Lancaster Empire Beauty School-Lebanon Empire Beauty School-Monroeville Empire Beauty School-NE Philadelphia Empire Beauty School-North Hills Empire Beauty School-Pottsville Empire Beauty School-Reading Empire Beauty School-Shamokin Dam Empire Beauty School-Springfield Empire Beauty School-Warminster Empire Beauty School-West Mifflin Empire Beauty School-Wyoming Valley Empire Beauty School-York Erie Institute of Technology Inc Fayette County Career & Technical Institute Practical Nursing Program Forbes Road Career and Technology Center Fortis Institute-Erie Fortis Institute-Forty Fort Fortis Institute-Scranton Fountain of Youth Academy of Cosmetology Franklin County Career and Technology Center Geisinger-Lewistown Hospital School of Nursing Great Lakes Institute of Technology Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center Greater Johnstown Career and Technology Center Greene County Career and Technology Center Harcum College Harris School of Business-Upper Darby Campus Harrisburg Area Community College Harrisburg Area Community College-Gettysburg Harrisburg Area Community College-Lancaster Harrisburg Area Community College-Lebanon Harrisburg Area Community College-York Hazleton Area Career Center Huntingdon County Career and Technology Center Indiana County Technology Center Institute of Medical Careers Jameson Health System Jean Madeline Aveda Institute Jefferson County Dubois Area Vocational Technical Practical Nursing Program Jna Institute of Culinary Arts Johnson College Jolie Hair and Beauty Academy-Hazleton Jolie Hair and Beauty Academy-Wilkes-Barre Lancaster County Career and Technology Center Lancaster School of Cosmetology & Therapeutic Bodywork

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