Altoona is located in Blair county and has a population of 49,523.
The average in-state tuition for full time undergraduate students in liberal arts schools in Altoona during the 2009 - 2010 school year was $11,942.00. The average tuition was $18,270.00 for non-residents studying in Pennsylvania.
Books and supplies for liberal arts schools in Altoona cost an average of $1,360.00. The average cost for room and board for students living on campus at liberal arts schools in Altoona was $8,820.00. The average cost for students living at home was $3,582.00 for the 2009 - 2010 school year. There is one liberal arts college in Altoona for students to choose from. In the 2008 - 2009 school year, reportedly 25 students completed liberal arts programs in Altoona.