Updates Regarding the Student Accounting Records and Payment System
The progress of this work will be communicated on MyESC, Student Accounts.
School for Graduate Studies Tuition and Fees
Tuition and fees are subject to change without prior notice by action of the SUNY Board of Trustees.
Effective with the Fall 2018 Term
|NYS Residents||Credits||Tuition Per Term (Non-MBA)||MBA Tuition Per Term|
|Students must live in New York State for the full year (12 months) prior to the term starting and have an intent to make New York their permanent home (domicile) in order to receive NYS resident rates.||1-11||$462 per credit||$619|
|Out-of-State Residents||Credits||Tuition Per Term (Non-MBA)||MBA Tuition Per Term|
|Nonresident students who graduated from a New York state high school or received a NYS GED and who applied to the college within five years of graduation/GED may be eligible for in-state rates.||1-11||$944 per credit, less $389 ESC nonresident grant* for a net tuition charge of $555||$1,016 per credit, less $273 ESC nonresident grant* for a net tuition charge of $743|
|12+||$11,325 less $4,670 ESC nonresident grant for a net tuition charge of $6,655||$12,195 less $3,375 ESC nonresident grant for a net tuition charge of $8,820|
|Online Out-of-State Residents||Credits||Tuition Per Term (Non-MBA)||MBA Tuition Per Term|
|Rate applies to nonresident students enrolled in an approved distance learning degree program.||1-11||$555 per credit||$743 per credit|
*All nonresident students attending ESC are automatically eligible for an Empire State College nonresident tuition grant to offset their educational costs.
All enrolled students are also subject to the fees listed below.
|Mandatory Fees Per Term|
|College Fee||$0.85 per credit or $12.50 for 12+ credits maximum|
|Student Activity Fee||$8.75 per credit up to a $35 maximum|
|Technology Fee||$185 per term|
|Health and Wellness Fee||$15 per term for enrollments less than 12 credits
$35 per term for enrollments of 12+ credits
|Other Related Fees|
|Orientation Fee||$50 per application to the college|
|Residency Fee||$350 per residency (for residency-based courses only; does not include lodging and meals)|
|MBA Program Fee (MBA students only)||
$375 at initial MBA enrollment (one time)
|Course Materials Fee (Advanced Certificate in Project Management students only)||
$22 (for use of software which is required for three of the four courses)
|Returned Check Charge||$20|
|Academic Transcript||$5 per transcript|
|Time Payment Plan||$25 nonrefundable application fee per term|
|Late Registration Fee||$30|
|Time Payment Plan Late Payment||$30|
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