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Binghamton University, State University of New York

Binghamton, NY 4-Year Public

SUNY Binghamton Tuition Information

In 2021, tuition for full-time students at Binghamton University, State University of New York was $7,070 a year for in-state students and $24,660 a year for out-of-state students.

On average, college tuition rises about 3%ba year.

If this information makes going to college feel scary, remember, the "sticker price" of tuition doesn't tell the full story. Many students owe far less than the sticker price after grants, scholarships, and tuition discounts kick in. Plus, student loans can make thecost of college feel more doable until you've finishing school and found a job.

Tuition for international students at Binghamton University, State University of New York is $24,660 per year.

In-state vs. Out-of-state Tuition at SUNY Binghamton

Binghamton University, State University of New York is a public, state institution, so it offers a reduced tuition rate of $7,070 for students who qualify as state residents and attend full-time. For students who are not considered New York-residents, out-of-state tuition is $24,660 a year.

Public schools receive funds from the state to help them cover costs. These institutions offer a lower cost of attendance for students who are residents of that state.

Attending a school where you qualify for the reduced tuition offered to state residentscan drastically reduce the cost of tuition, as well as loans and interest owed. Take the time to confirm your state's rules for in-state tuition. Each state has different requirements to qualify as in-state resident. In many states, students must have lived in the state for 12 months before starting school to qualify for in-state tuition. There may be additional requirements too, depending on the state you and your parents currently reside in.

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Tuition for International Students at SUNY Binghamton

SUNY Binghamton has the same tuition for international students as for those from out of state.

International students at Binghamton University, State University of New York usually pay around $24,660 per year, before any scholarships, grants or other financial aid.

Students from outside of the U.S. are not eligible for loans or grants from the U.S. government, but may qualify for private or SUNY Binghamton-specific grants, scholarships, and other funding opportunities.. International students who demonstrate financial need may qualify for the following types of financial support at SUNY Binghamton:

  • On-campus jobs
  • Loans from outsideSUNY Binghamton
  • Athletic Awards
  • International Students Tuition Waivers

International students without financial need may be eligible for merit-based institutional scholarships and athletic awards.

SUNY Binghamton Room, Board and Other Costs

In addition to the cost of tuition, there are other costs associated with college, like room and board, facility fees, and books and supplies. Let's take a look at what impacts these costs, and what to expect at SUNY Binghamton.

House and Food Costs at SUNY Binghamton

Housing and campus dining at SUNY Binghamton costs $15,601 a year. This number includes the cost of living in dorms or other on-campus housing, and a dining plan that enables you to eat all or some of your meals the SUNY Binghamton's on-campus cafeterias and dining halls.

Board costs can depend on the numnber of meals you intend to eat on-campus

Cost of Books at SUNY Binghamton

The cost of books often surprises first-year college students. The real cost of books depends on the courses you take and the materials required. To save money, many students choose to use books from the library or buy used textbooks and materials.

Annual Fees

Most schools also have fees to offsets cost associated with maintaining facilties, like the library, gym and computer labs. Students who attend SUNY Binghamton full time can expect to pay around $2,944 in fees every year they are enrolled.

Keep in mind, there could also be other costs associated with participating in certain activities, like joining a fraternity or sorority, or playing on an intramural sports team. Most colleges have resources for students with demonstrated need to get help covering these costs.

Planes, Trains, and Automobiles: Transportation costs at SUNY Binghamton

The total cost of transportation in college depends on a few key factors. Will you take a subway, car or an airplane to get to school?. Will you need to pay to park on-campus? Is the campus walkable? Do you plan to bring a car or will you need to use public transportation? All of these questions can drastically impact your estimated cost of transportation. At SUNY Binghamton, freshman are not allowed to park on campus.

The location of a college or university can impact your transportation budget. Small, rural schools may be easier to get around, but the cost of getting to campus may be higher. On the flip side, getting around in a city can be costly, but cities may offer more trains, busses and low-cost flight options to actually get to school. Binghamton University, State University of New Yorkis located in a suburban setting in New York.

Personal Expenses and Other Costs

When you're planning for college, don’t forget to consider the cost of things like entertainment, clothes, furnishings and toiletries.

Now, let’s go over all of the costs we've covered, to get a better idea of what is really costs to go to SUNY Binghamton.

How Much Does SUNY Binghamton Cost?

2021 Total Tuition and Expenses
In-state Tuition $7,070
Out-of-State Tuition $24,660
Room and Board $15,601
Board Only $1,144
Yearly Fees $2,944
Other expenses $750
Total Estimated Costs

Tuition and fees may vary depending on program, course level, location, and more.

SUNY Binghamton’s tuition and fees change based on: Academic program for both full and part-time students Course load for part-time students

Financial Aid at SUNY Binghamton

In 2021, 6,942 of the 14,333 undergrads enrolled received financial aid. SUNY Binghamton meets 73.4% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates.

The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $14,801 a year. Around 48.9% of SUNY Binghamton undergrads take out student loans to cover any remaining costs. SUNY Binghamton graduates who have student loans graduate with an average of $26,787 of student loan debt.

The average debt for each loan type varies.

Average Debt By Loan Type
Federal Loans $20,062
State Loans $0
SUNY Binghamton-Specific Loans $0
Private Loans $6,725
Most Common Loans for SUNY Binghamton Students
Federal Loans 48.2%
Private loans 10%

Most students take out institutional or government loans, because they tend to have lower interest rates and more flexible repayment options than private loans. Loans from the federal government can be subsidized or unsubsidized. Subsidized loans do not accrue interest during school, while unsubsidized loans begin accruing interest at the time the loan is issued. If students do no qualify for enough federal loans to cover the cost of tuition, some take out private loans. Parents can also take out ParentPLUS loans, which are government loans for parents who are helping their children pay for college.

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) helps colleges determine how much financial need students and their familes have, so they can offer a financial aid package that meets, or come close to meeting, their need. For more information on SUNY Binghamton financial aid, keep reading, or visit their financial aid website.

Scholarships at Binghamton University, State University of New York

Some students may receive grants and scholarships to help pay for college. Unlike loans, scholarships and grants do not have to be paid back.

In 2021, SUNY Binghamton awarded 5,942 need-based scholarships to students, giving away total of $63.3 million to help students with financial need cover the cost of school. An additional $11.78 million in merit-based scholarship money was awarded to students without demonstrated financial need.

Binghamton University, State University of New York Net Cost

The net price of college is the actual cost of attending a school for one year. Net cost is calculated by subtracting any scholarships, grants or other aid that does not need to be paid back from the total cost. Student loans are not part of the calculation, because they need to be repaid.

Now that we have a sense of the total estimated costs for SUNY Binghamton students, we can subtract the average financial aid package to find the estimated net cost. Net cost can vary depending on a students’ need and the financial aid award received.

When considering whether a school fits your budget, it is important to consider the estimated net cost, not just the sticker price of tuition. Often, schools with the highest tuition also offer the most generous aid packages, so estimate your net cost before eliminating a school because it does fit your budget.

The average amount of financial aid received by a full-time first year student with demonstrated need at SUNY Binghamton was $14,801 in 2021. By substracting the average financial aid package from the estimated costs, we get a number that may make the cost of SUNY Binghamton seem more manageable.

Estimated Net Cost for Full-Time Students
Out-of-State, On-Campus $30,154

What will attending SUNY Binghamton really cost you? The answer depends on several factors.

As of 2011, colleges are required to have a net price calculator on their website to help prospective students and their families understand the actual cost of attending that school, based on their financial situation. You can find the SUNY Binghamton's net cost calculator on their website.

SUNY Binghamton Tuition Payment Plans

Some students choose to use payment plans to make the cost of tuition fit more comfortably in their budget.

SUNY Binghamton does not have guaranteed tuition.

A Prepaid Tuition Plan is not available for SUNY Binghamton students.

SUNY Binghamton offers an Installment Payment Plan, which allows students to pay tuition in a series of smaller chunks instead of one lump sum.

Does SUNY Binghamton Offer Tuition Waivers?

Schools sometimes offer tuition waivers to certain groups, to make attending more affordable. Some schools offer tuition waivers for employees and their family members, underrepresented students, or military students. Even if you qualify for a waiver, other expenses and fees are the responsibility of the student.

SUNY Binghamton has some full or partial tuition waivers available for: - International Students - Employees or Children of Employees

Check the financial aid website for more information on payment plans and tuition waivers.

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SUNY Binghamton Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$26,615

In State

$44,205

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$7,070
$24,660
Fees
$2,944
$2,944
Housing
$15,601
$15,601
Books
$1,000
$1,000

SUNY Binghamton Financial Aid

Students Who Receive Need-Based Aid

43%

Average Financial Aid Package

$15,341

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

18,148

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

43%

Tuition and Fees

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$10,014

Out-of-State

$27,604

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