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Tuition and Fees

Tuition and Fees

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The State University of New York remains committed to providing students with the best education possible at an affordable cost. In addition, financial assistance is available to help you meet these costs.

2015-16 Typical Expenses for Undergraduate Students at a SUNY College

State-Operated Campuses Baccalaureate Degree Programs

State-operated campuses include University Centers, University Colleges and Technology Colleges.

 

New York State Residents

Out-of-State Residents 2

Living on Campus

Commuter

Living on Campus

Direct Costs 5

Tuition

$6,470

$6,470

$16,320 3

Student Fees 1

$1,510

$1,510

$1,510

Room and Board

$12,150

$3,860

$12,150

TOTAL DIRECT COSTS

$20,130

$11,840

$29,980

Indirect Costs 6

Books and Supplies

$1,340

$1,340

$1,340

Personal Expenses

$1,500

$1,590

$1,500

Transportation

$1,050

$1,890

$1,150

TOTAL INDIRECT COST

$3,890

$4,820

$3,990

Community Colleges Associate Degree Programs

 

In-State/In-District

Out-of-State Residents 2

Living on Campus

Commuter

Living on Campus

Direct Costs 5

Tuition 4

$4,210

$4,210

$8,750

Student Fees 1

$610

$610

$610

Room and Board

$10,180

$3,770

$10,180

TOTAL DIRECT COSTS

$15,000

$8,590

$19,540

Indirect Costs 6

Books and Supplies

$1,320

$1,320

$1,320

Personal Expenses

$1,160

$1,180

$1,160

Transportation

$1,280

$1,680

$1,380

TOTAL INDIRECT COST

$3,760

$4,180

$3,860

 1

This figure represents the average fee. Typically fees at the State-operated campuses range from $1,177 to $2,701.

 2

More information about residency status.

 3

Tuition rate for non-New York residents enrolled in a bachelor's degree program at University at Buffalo and Stony Brook University is $21,550 and is $19,590 at University at Albany and Binghamton University.

 4

Community colleges generally double their in-state tuition for non-residents. The range for resident tuition is $3,300 to $4,700.  The range for non-resident tuition is $6,400 - $13,500.

 5

Direct Costs include those paid directly to the campus. Students in off-campus housing do not pay the associated cost to a campus directly.

 6

Indirect Costs are not typically paid directly to the campus and the range of spending is based on personal choices.

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