Undergraduate 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.

All active-duty military, guard, reservists and veterans are eligible for an Empire State College military tuition grant of $45 per credit to offset their educational costs. The net tuition for military students is $250 per credit. All fees, except service-related fees and residency fees for residency-based courses, are waived.

Effective with the Fall 2019 Term

CREDITSTUITIONLESS ESC GRANTNET TUITIONCOLLEGE FEEACTIVITY FEEHEALTH AND WELLNESS FEETECHNOLOGY FEETOTAL
1 $295 $45 $250 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $250
2 590 90 500 0 0 0 0 500
3 885 135 750 0 0 0 0 750
4 1,180 180 1,000 0 0 0 0 1,000
5 1,475 225 1,250 0 0 0 0 1,250
6 1,770 270 1,500 0 0 0 0 1,500
7 2,065 315 1,750 0 0 0 0 1,750
8 2,360 360 2,000 0 0 0 0 2,000
9 2,655 405 2,250 0 0 0 0 2,250
10 2,950 450 2,500 0 0 0 0 2,500
11 3,245 495 2,750 0 0 0 0 2,750
12+ 3,535 535 3,000 0 0 0 0 3,000

These customary fees are NOT paid by active-military personnel and veteran students:

  • orientation fee
  • college fee
  • student activity fee
  • technology fee
  • health and wellness fee
  • portfolio (assessment) fee
  • individualized prior learning assessment (iPLA) fee
  • program amendment fee
  • late registration fee
  • late add fee

Service-related Fees Applicable to All Students

Returned Check/Charge $20
Academic Transcript $10 per transcript
Time Payment Plan $25 nonrefundable application fee per term
Time Payment Plan Late Payment $30
For more information on military programs offered through Empire State College, please visit www.esc.edu/military.

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