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Tuition and Fees

Tuition and Fees

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.

2019-20 Typical Expenses for Undergraduate Students at a SUNY College (as of July 2019)


State-Operated Campuses Baccalaureate Degree Programs
State-operated campuses include University Centers, University Colleges and Technology Colleges.
  New York State ResidentsOut-of-State Residents 1
Living on CampusCommuterLiving on Campus
Direct Costs 2
Tuition 3 $7,070 $7,070 $16,980 4
Student Fees 5 $1,710 $1,710 $1,710
Room and Board $13,720 $4,000 $13,720
TOTAL DIRECT COSTS $22,500 $12,780 $32,410
Indirect Costs 6
Books and Supplies $1,350 $1,350 $1,350
Personal Expenses $1,630 $1,670 $1,630
Transportation $1,030 $1,760 $1,130
TOTAL INDIRECT COST $4,010 $4,780 $4,110
Community Colleges Associate Degree Programs
  In-State/In-District Out-of-State Residents 1
Living on CampusCommuterLiving on Campus
Direct Costs 2
Tuition $4,870 $4,870 $9,890 7
Student Fees 5 $790 $790 $790
Room and Board $10,800 $3,850 $10,800
TOTAL DIRECT COSTS $16,460 $9,510 $21,480
Indirect Costs 6
Books and Supplies $1,350 $1,350 $1,350
Personal Expenses $1,110 $1,160 $1,110
Transportation $1,130 $1,760 $1,230
TOTAL INDIRECT COST $3,590 $4,270 $3,690

 

1

More information about residency status.

2

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

3

Tuition rate for Excelsior Scholarship recipients pursuing baccalaureate degree programs is $6,470. After crediting the Excelsior Scholarship and certain other student financial aid awards, the net charge for tuition to these students is $0.

4

Tuition rate for non-New York residents enrolled in a bachelor's degree program at University at Buffalo and Stony Brook University is $24,740 and is $24,660 at University at Albany and Binghamton University.

5

This figure represents the average fee. Typically fees at the State-operated campuses range from $1,270 to $3,230.

6

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

7

Community colleges generally double their in-state tuition for non-residents. The range for resident tuition is $4,020 to $5,560.  The range for non-resident tuition is $4,940 - $15,260.

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