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 $28 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 2017 Term

CREDITSTUITIONLESS ESC GRANTNET TUITIONCOLLEGE FEEACTIVITY FEEHEALTH AND WELLNESS FEETECHNOLOGY FEETOTAL
1 $278 $28 $250 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $250
2 556 56 500 0 0 0 0 500
3 834 84 750 0 0 0 0 750
4 1,112 112 1,000 0 0 0 0 1,000
5 1,390 140 1,250 0 0 0 0 1,250
6 1,668 168 1,500 0 0 0 0 1,500
7 1,946 196 1,750 0 0 0 0 1,750
8 2,224 224 2,000 0 0 0 0 2,000
9 2,502 252 2,250 0 0 0 0 2,250
10 2,780 280 2,500 0 0 0 0 2,500
11 3,058 308 2,750 0 0 0 0 2,750
12+ 3,335 335 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
  • individual evaluation fee (IEF)
  • individualized prior learning assessment (iPLA) fee
  • program amendment fee
  • late registration fee

Service-related Fees Applicable to All Students

Returned Check/Charge $20
Academic Transcript $5 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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