Tuition and Costs

Rates - 2019-20 - Tentative

Tuition and fees are subject to change without notice due to changes that may be mandated by the SUNY College Board of Trustees or state legislative action. Contact the Student Accounts Office with specific questions.

Student LevelResidency StatusOn/Off CampusRates
Undergraduate NYS On Campus Undergraduate NYS On Campus Rates
Undergraduate NYS Off Campus Undergraduate NYS Off Campus Rates
Undergraduate Non-NYS On Campus Undergraduate Non-NYS On Campus Rates
Undergraduate Non-NYS Off Campus Undergraduate Non-NYS Off Campus Rates
Graduate NYS Off Campus Graduate NYS Off Campus Rates
Graduate Non-NYS Off Campus Graduate Non-NYS Off Campus Rates

Undergraduate, NYS Resident, On Campus - Tentative

Cost of Attendance Detail

Undergraduate Tuition, NYS Resident, On Campus
  Fall 2019Spring 2020Total 
Tuition (1) $3,535 $3,535 $7,070
Fees * $856 $856 $1,712
Room (2) $4,030 $4,030 $8,060
Meals (3) $2,320 $2,320 $4,640
BILLED CHARGES (4) $10,741 $10,741 $21,482
  1. Cost listed is for a full time student (12 or more credit hours).
  2. Cost of standard double room. Different housing options are offered.
  3. Cost is for Silver meal plan (the default plan for new students). Please refer to Meal Plan Options for additional choices.
  4. Alumni Fee is an optional fee charged to all students, but may be waived (online only) each semester. This fee is not included in the Billed Charges amount listed above.

Student Health Insurance is not charged to any student, but students and their parents are strongly encouraged to assess their health insurance coverage before arriving on campus.

* Does not include New Student Fee of $175 for first-year students or $140 for transfer students.

** Rates are tentative pending SUNY Board of Trustees approval; meeting scheduled June 2019.

Updated 2/28/2019

Undergraduate, NYS Resident, Off Campus - Tentative

Cost of Attendance Detail

Undergraduate Tuition, NYS Resident, Off Campus
 Fall 2019Spring 2020Total
Tuition (1) $3,535 $3,535 $7,070
Fees * $856 $856 $1,712
Room (2) $0 $0 $0
Meals (2), (3) $0 $0 $0
BILLED CHARGES (4) $4,391 $4,391 $8,782
  1. Cost listed is for a full time student (12 or more credit hours).
  2. Students living off campus should budget for housing and meal charges even though these expenses are not billed by the College.
  3. Students living off campus may purchase a meal plan.
  4. Alumni Fee is an optional fee charged to all students, but may be waived (online only) each semester. This fee is not included in the Billed Charges listed above.

Student Health Insurance is not charged to any student, but students and their parents are strongly encouraged to assess their health insurance coverage before arriving on campus.

* Does not include New Student Fee of $175 for first-year students or $140 for transfer students.

** Rates are tentative pending SUNY Board of Trustees approval; meeting scheduled June 2019.

Updated 2/28/2019

Undergraduate, Non-NYS Resident, On Campus - Tentative

Cost of Attendance Detail

Undergraduate, Non-NYS Resident, On Campus
  Fall 2019Spring 2020Total
Tuition (1) $8,490 $8,490 $16,980
Fees * $856 $856 $1,712
Room (2) $4,030 $4,030 $8,060
Meals (3) $2,320 $2,320 $4,640
BILLED CHARGES (4) $15,696 $15,696 $31,392
  1. Cost listed is for a full time student (12 or more credit hours).
  2. Students living off campus should budget for housing and meal charges even though these expenses are not billed by the College.
  3. Students living off campus may purchase a meal plan.
  4. Alumni Fee is an optional fee charged to all students, but may be waived (online only) each semester. This fee is not included in the Billed Charges listed above.

Student Health Insurance is not charged to any student, but students and their parents are strongly encouraged to assess their health insurance coverage before arriving on campus.

* Does not include New Student Fee of $175 for first-year students or $140 for transfer students.

** Rates are tentative pending SUNY Board of Trustees approval; meeting scheduled June 2019.

Updated 2/28/2019

Undergraduate, Non-NYS Resident, Off Campus - Tentative

Cost of Attendance Detail

Undergraduate Tuition, Non-NYS Resident, Off Campus
 Fall 2019Spring 2020Total
Tuition (1) $8,490 $8,490 $16,980
Fees * $856 $856 $1,712
Room (2) $0 $0 $0
Meals (2), (3) $0 $0 $0
BILLED CHARGES (4) $9,346 $9,346 $18,692
  1. Cost listed is for a full time student (12 or more credit hours).
  2. Students living off campus should budget for housing and meal charges even though these expenses are not billed by the College.
  3. Students living off campus may purchase a meal plan.
  4. Alumni Fee is an optional fee charged to all students, but may be waived (online only) each semester. This fee is not included in the Billed Charges amount listed above.

Student Health Insurance is not charged to any student, but students and their parents are strongly encouraged to assess their health insurance coverage before arriving on campus.

* Does not include New Student Fee of $175 for first-year students or $140 for transfer students.

** Rates are tentative pending SUNY Board of Trustees approval; meeting scheduled June 2019.

Updated 2/28/2019

Graduate, NYS Resident, Off Campus - Tentative

Cost of Attendance Detail

Graduate, NYS Resident, Off Campus
  Fall 2019Spring 2020Total
Tuition (1) $5,655 $5,655 $11,310
Fees $856 $856 $1,712
Room (2) $0 $0 $0
Meals (2), (3) $0 $0 $0
BILLED CHARGES (4) $6,511 $6,511 $13,022
  1. Cost listed is for a full time student (12 or more credit hours).
  2. Students living off campus should budget for housing and meal charges even though these expenses are not billed by the College.
  3. Students living off campus may purchase a meal plan.
  4. Alumni Fee is an optional fee charged to all students, but may be waived (online only) each semester. This fee is not listed in the Billed Charges amount listed above.
  • Student Health Insurance is not charged to any student, but students and their parents are strongly encouraged to assess their health insurance coverage before arriving on campus.

* Rates are tentative pending SUNY Board of Trustees approval; meeting scheduled June 2019.

Updated 2/28/2019

Graduate, Non-NYS Resident, Off Campus - Tentative

Cost of Attendance Detail

Graduate, Non-NYS Resident, Off Campus
  Fall 2019Spring 2020Total
Tuition (1) $11,550 $11,550 $23,100
Fees $856 $856 $1,712
Room (2) $0 $0 $0
Meals (2), (3) $0 $0 $0
BILLED CHARGES (4) $12,406 $12,406 $24,812
  1. Cost listed is for a full time student (12 or more credit hours).
  2. Students living off campus should budget for housing and meal charges even though these expenses are not billed by the College.
  3. Students living off campus may purchase a meal plan.
  4. Alumni Fee is an optional fee charged to all students, but may be waived (online only) each semester. This fee is not listed in the Billed Charges amount listed above.
  • Student Health Insurance is not charged to any student, but students and their parents are strongly encouraged to assess their health insurance coverage before arriving on campus.

* Rates are tentative pending SUNY Board of Trustees approval; meeting scheduled June 2019.

Updated 2/28/2019

Student Accounts Office

Phone: 607-753-2313
Fax: 607-753-5592
bursar@cortland.edu

  • SUNY Cortland
  • Student Accounts Office
  • P.O. Box 2000
  • Miller Building, Room 323
  • Cortland, NY 13045

Office Hours

8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Monday–Friday