International Student Tuition/Costs

A Great Educational Value

How much is it going cost me? It’s one of the biggest questions you might have in planning your study abroad experience.

International Award: Most full-time international students seeking a SUNY Cortland degree receive a financial award worth $6,000 per year, making our tuition among the most affordable for four-year colleges in the State University of New York system.

Partner Institution Perks: Exchange and non-matriculated students coming for one or two semesters also might be eligible for a tuition waiver through partnership agreements with their home institutions. Regardless of how long you study in Cortland, you’ll soon realize the experience is worth every dollar.

Student workingEarn Income: You’re also eligible to work on campus up to 20 hours a week for academic departments, administrative offices, recreation facilities or our dining services provider. It’s a common way to earn income while studying here.

Live for Free: International students who study at the College for more than one year can apply for positions as resident assistants in residence halls. You will receive free housing and a pay stipend in exchange for your service. In short, there are plenty of ways to make your Cortland experience a very affordable one.

Undergraduate Expenses*

2018-19 Academic Year

Total Billed Expenses

$26,066

Billed Expenses
Tuition $16,650
Mandatory Fees $2,930
Housing & Meal Plan $12,486
Total
$32,066
SUNY Cortland International Award -$6,000
Total Annual Billed Expenses
$26,066
Non-Billed Expenses in the U.S.**
Books & supplies $1,000
Personal expenses $1,998
Travel $800
Total Non-Billed Expenses $3,798

 * Subject to change pending state budget or College action

 ** Be aware that the non-billed expenses may vary from student to student

Graduate Expenses*

2018-19 Academic Year

Total Billed Expenses

 $14,689

Billed Expenses
Tuition (full-time, 9 credits)  $16,992
Mandatory Fees  $2,197
Total
 $19,189
SUNY Cortland International Award (9 credits)
-$4,500
Total Annual Billed Expenses
$14,689
Non-Billed Expenses in the U.S.**
Off campus housing and meals $9,365
Books & supplies $750
Personal expenses $1,499
Travel $600
Total Non-Billed Expenses $12,214

 * Subject to change pending state budget or College action

 ** Be aware that the non-billed expenses may vary from student to student

Contact Us

Mailing Address
Admissions Office
SUNY Cortland
P.O. Box 2000
38 Graham Ave.
Cortland, NY 13045

Email
international@cortland.edu

Campus Address
Miller Building, Room 106

Hours
Monday through Friday
8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. EST

Undergraduate
Phone: +1 607-753-4711
Fax: +1 607-753-5998

Graduate
Phone: +1 607-753-4800
Fax: +1 607-753-5988