Admissions Requirements and Financial Aid
When you attend SUNY Empire, you earn a respected, affordable degree. You also open a world of personal and professional opportunity. That’s a smart investment.
How to Apply to...
Choose from 12 study areas leading to associate and bachelor’s degrees. Customize your program to match your goals and interests.
Go further with one of SUNY Empire’s five graduate programs in business, nursing, education, liberal studies or policy studies.
Nursing and Allied Health
Balance work and family while advancing your career with our nursing and allied health programs.
When you decide to finish your degree at SUNY Empire, you’ll get more than transfer credit. You’ll get the support you need to succeed.
If you live outside the U.S., you can still earn a SUNY Empire degree. Explore our online and onsite options at locations around the globe.
Military & Veterans
Whether you’re on active duty or a U.S. veteran, SUNY Empire makes it easy for you to earn your degree anywhere, anytime.
Empire Opportunity Program
EOP provides access, academic support, and financial assistance to students from historically disadvantaged backgrounds.
- Credits for Work Experience
You work hard. We believe you deserve some credit for demonstrated knowledge and experience you’ve acquired outside a traditional classroom.
- Credits for Prior Learning
Learning doesn’t always begin and end in a classroom. If you have college-level knowledge gained through non-traditional means, you may be able to apply it toward your degree.
- Tuition & Fees
Benefit from SUNY’s low tuition and fees. You’ll pay far less than you would at a private institution, and you’ll receive a highly respected degree in the process.
- Financial Aid
A college degree is more attainable than you think. You could be eligible for financial aid opportunities ranging from grants and scholarships to loans and employer tuition benefits.