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COSTS & FUNDING


Tuition and Fees

The chart below shows tuition and fee rates for first-year students as of Fall 2017. The Bursar's website provides detailed costs for resident, non-resident, and international tuition and fees, as well as information on housing and health insurance costs.

New York State Residents Non-New York State Residents*
$1,632 per three-credit course $3,048 per three-credit course
$6,307 for full-time students (12-credits) $6,307 for full-time students (12-credits)

*International students (F-1 and J-1 ) are also charged a $100  International Student Service Fee. 


Master's and Certificate Students

Financing for master’s degree and certificate programs may be available through grants, scholarships, loans (federal and private), federal work-study programs, employer reimbursement programs, and time-option payment plans offered through the University. In addition, students may pursue campus employment opportunities.

Badges and Non-Matriculated Students

Generally, students not enrolled in a degree granting program are not eligible for federal or state aid. However, if the courses are prerequisites leading to admission into a degree-granting program, and the student is enrolled for six or more credits, we can offer a federal student loan.

Financial Aid and Payment Plans

Visit the   Financial Aid and Scholarship Services   website for detailed information on funding opportunities. 

Stony Brook recognizes the need for helping students manage the expenses of higher education. To this end, the University offers a Time Option Payment Plan (TOPP), a program that allows students to make equal and consecutive payments throughout the year. For details on this program, including enrollment deadlines,  visit the Bursar's website.

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