Program Costs

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Summer 2019 Rates

Program costs vary based on credit hour and duration. Please refer to your program’s individual program page for pricing. Please note that alumni, employee, or multi-program discounts are only available on tuition and program fees, and not for activity fees, or room and board fees. Rates for residential students are all-inclusive and include the following:

  • Tuition (for credit-bearing programs)
  • Program fees
  • Room (in an SU residence hall)
  • Board
    • 19 meals per week
  • Studio/lab fees for all programs
  • Activity Fee

Rates for commuter students include five lunches per week, but not room fees.

*Our rates also include the cost to attend Summer College field trips, residence life activities, movie nights, and admission to various parks that may include Darien Lake, Howe Caverns, Niagara Falls/Maid of the Mist, or other activities. Registration is required to attend. See the Campus Activities page for more information.

Program rates are subject to change and will be approved by the board of trustees in March 2019.


Program Cost Breakdown

This is the typical cost breakdown for Summer College programs.

Six-Week Programs

ItemResidential CostCommuter Cost
Program Fees$1,794$1,794
Tuition$5,274$5,274
Room$756-
Board$1,218
$480
Activity Fee$888-
Total$9,930$7,548

 

Four-Week Programs

ItemResidential Cost
Program Fees$2,605
Tuition$2,637
Room$504
Board$812
Activity Fee$592
Total$7,150

 

Three-Week Programs

ItemResidential Cost
Program Fees$3,559
Room$378
Board$609
Activity Fee$444
Total$4,990

 

Two-Week Credit Programs

3-Credit Programs

ItemResidential CostCommuter Cost
Program Fees$1,239$1,239
Tuition$2,637$2,637
Room$252-
Board$406$160
Activity Fee$296-
Total$4,830$4,036

 

1-Credit Programs

ItemResidential CostCommuter Cost
Program Fees$1,627$1,627
Tuition$879$879
Room$252-
Board$406$160
Activity Fee$296-
Total$3,460$2,666

 

Two-Week Noncredit Programs

ItemResidential CostCommuter Cost
Program Fees$2,406$2,406
Room$252-
Board$406$160
Activity Fee$296-
Total$3,360$2,566

One-Week Programs

ItemResidential CostCommuter Cost
Program Fees$1,203$1,203
Room$126-
Board$203$80
Activity Fee$148-
Total$1,680$1,283

Course Materials & Additional Expenses

Textbooks and other course-related materials, and personal expenses (including travel to and from the university) are not included in the total cost and are the responsibility of each student. Students in 6-week programs should expect to spend $150 per course for books and materials.