Orientation Fee — Associate and Bachelor's Admissions

A nonrefundable $50 orientation fee must be submitted with your application.  Applications will not be processed without a valid form of payment.

The orientation fee is waived for Active Military or Veterans of the U.S. Military and for applicants who can provide a valid orientation fee waiver code.

The application for admission asks you to select payment by either check/money order or by credit card. 

Pay by Credit Card

Credit card payments are accepted online (secure environment) with your online application.  You must provide type of card (MasterCard, Visa, Discover or American Express), credit card number, expiration date and cardholders name as it appears on the credit card.

Pay by Check/Money Order

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

Admissions Office
SUNY Empire State College
2 Union Avenue
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866


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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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