Orientation Fee — Associate and Bachelor's Admissions

A nonrefundable $50 orientation fee must be submitted before your application is considered complete. This fee is waived for U.S. veterans and active military.

Pay by Check or Money Order

Mail a check or money order payable to Empire State College:

Empire State College
2 Union Avenue
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

Pay by Credit Card

You can also pay online (secure environment) with MasterCard, Visa, Discover or American Express as part of the online application process. Please include type of card, credit card number and expiration date or call Admissions, at 800-847-3000 ext. 2402, to provide a credit card number.


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SUNY Empire’s admissions and financial aid staff is ready to work with you to make earning your degree possible and affordable.


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Ready to advance your education and career? There’s no time like the present. Apply now, or learn more about SUNY Empire at one of our information sessions.