Operating Budget $96,706,792
State Appropriation $14,019,000

0-percent increase over prior year

Federal Stimulus Funds $1,403,000
Restricted Funds

Grants, contracts and restricted donations $22,316,123

Auxiliary Funds $22,406,932

Tuition & Fees

Pennsylvania residents

Tuition per credit hour $350

Tuition and fees per credit hour $416

Annual tuition and fees $12,480

based on 15 credits per semester
5.85-percent increase over prior year

Out-of-state residents

Tuition per credit hour $455

Tuition and fees per credit hour $521

Annual tuition and fees $15,630

based on 15 credits per semester

Fees include

Per-credit-hour technology fee $15

Per-credit-hour capital fee $41

Per-credit-hour laboratory fee $32

Per-credit-hour student activity fee $6

Per-credit-hour health service fee $4

Grants and contracts awarded to Penn College in 2009-10 supported 57 active projects valued in excess of $33 million; another 45 projects valued at $19 million were under development. Active projects included $9 million for the state’s largest guaranteed free worker-training program, WEDnetPA.


Penn College and the Penn College Foundation received in-kind donations of equipment, technology, materials and supplies from business and industry for instructional purposes valued at $663,734.91 and cash donations totaling $1,139,811.80, for a total of $1,803,546.71.

Significant donations resulted from the following corporate partnerships:

  • John Deere Foundation – scholarship grant for welding students
  • DuPont Performance Coatings – support for collision repair lab assistant
  • Ransome CAT – diesel marine engine
  • Nissan North America – 2006 Infiniti Q45
  • PPG – paint supplies and Envirobase waterborne paint system
  • Cummins Bridgeway – five diesel engines
  • Siemens Energy and Automation – six automation PLC systems, software and training
  • Johnson Controls – six condensing units
  • Geiss Thermoforming USA – renewable entrustment CNC trimming machine
  • Honeywell – 10 system automation controllers
  • PPL – support for electrical and power generation majors