Tuition and Fees for Military and Veteran Students

Tuition and fees are subject to change without prior notice by action of the SUNY Board of Trustees.

The following students receive in-state tuition rates, regardless of where they reside:

  • active-duty service members
  • reservists and National Guard members
  • veterans
  • spouses and dependents of active-duty military service members.

Effective with the spring 2020 term, All fees, except service-related fees and residency fees for residency-based courses, are waived for the following service members and their spouses: active-duty, reservists, National Guard and veterans.

Undergraduate Students

School for Graduate Studies - (Non-MBA) Program

School for Graduate Studies - MBA Program

Return of Tuition Assistance Policy and Withdrawal Liability Schedule


The Johnny Isakson and David P. Roe, M.D. Veterans Health Care and Benefits Improvement Act of 2020 requires educational institutions to make certain disclosures to students using federal military and/or VA educational benefits. To view and print a copy of an estimated personalized cost of attendance you can visit the SUNY Net Price Cost Calculator and select State University of New York Empire State College from the dropdown. Additional financial information can be found at the NCES College Navigator site.

The SUNY Financial Aid Plan (FAP) will provide a more in-depth analysis and accurate picture of student cost once the student has filed their FAFSA, completed a SUNY application, and has been accepted by a campus.

For more information on military programs offered through Empire State College, please visit


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