Cost of Attendance for International Students

Tuition Costs and Estimated Expenses 2015-2016

Costs & Fees Cost Per Semester Cost Per Year
Tuition $8,160 $16,320
Room $3,538 $ 7,076
Food $2,135 $4,270
Student Fees $917 $1,834
Health Insurance (required) $700 $1,400
Books (Not a billed cost) $400 $800
Personal Expenses (Not a billed cost) $750 $1,500
Total Cost $16,600

Scholarships and Grants for Degree-Seeking Students

Each degree-seeking international student is awarded a financial package upon admission. Financial aid awards range from $2,500 - $13,500. To receive a scholarship estimate, please use the Scholarship and Costs Calculator.

Bank Statement

When applying, you need to submit an official bank statement showing a value of at least $30,700 U.S. dollars (Total Cost minus smallest financial scholarship package). For details on the bank statement requirements visit the Missing Items page.


This cost estimate is valid only for the year specified. You can expect a 5% increase in costs each year.


Contact Information

If you have any questions about international education, admission, or financial aid at SUNY Plattsburgh, please contact:

Global Education Office
State University of New York at Plattsburgh
Kehoe Administration Building, Room 210
101 Broad Street
Plattsburgh, New York 12901 USA

Phone: 1-(518)-564-3287
Fax: 1-(518)-564-3292
Facebook:  SUNY Plattsburgh Global Education