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Tuition and Aid

Accessible and Affordable

SUNY Oswego is one of the most affordable colleges in the Northeast. That means your tuition dollars go further.

You can lower the cost even more through one of the many financial aid, scholarship and grant options. We’ll walk you through each step of the process. We provide a variety of merit scholarships and need-based aid. 

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Tuition at a Glance

Tuition and fees at Oswego are more than 10% lower than the national average for public universities. U.S. News & World Report recognized Oswego among its 2021 top-ten Best Value Schools in the Northeast. 


$3,535 NYS Resident Tuition
$7,281.50 Room & Board*

Oswego guarantees no increase in the cost of room or meal plans for four consecutive academic years.

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*21-22 semester rates above reflect standard occupancy, Any 19 dining plan, washer/dryer and resnet fees.

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$4,239  NYS Resident Tuition
$471  NYS Resident Per Credit Hour
$625  NYS Resident Per MBA Credit Hour

21-22 semester rates above are based on a full-time 9 credit load.

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Financial Aid

Oswego believes costs should never keep you from earning an education and following your dreams. We offer a comprehensive, financial aid program that includes scholarships, loans, grants, and student employment opportunities.

Financial Aid

Financial Awards

$80 Million 

Aid Awarded Annually


of Students Receive Student Aid

$7.4 Million 

Merit-based Scholarships and Awards


covering the cost

Oswego offers many scholarships that provide both merit and need-based aid to help students pursue higher education. Many local and national organizations offer scholarships to students, regardless of their financial need. Scholarships have a wide variety of academic and other types of requirements. 



Undergraduate Scholarships

Over one-third of the entering class received merit-based scholarship money. Freshman and transfer merit awards are applicable to living expenses, college fees, books and supplies.

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Graduate Funding

Oswego understands that financing your graduate degree can be a large factor in your application process. Oswego provides over $500,000 in graduate funding opportunities each year.

After Oswego


Graduates Are Employed or Continuing Education


Work in The Field of Their Choice


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