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Syracuse University Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$61,679 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$43,440 tuition
$15,217 on campus room & board
$1,440 books and supplies
$1,582 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)

$61,679 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$43,440 tuition
$15,217 on campus room & board
$1,440 books and supplies
$1,582 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$27,108 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
71% of students receive aid
20% get federal aid ($5,294 avg)
17% get state aid ($3,566 avg)
66% get institn'l aid ($27,108 avg)
50% get loans ($9,322 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 3.63% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 3.63% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $29,222 67%
Federal Grant Aid $5,294 20%
Pell Grants $4,540 20%
Other Federal Grants $1,215 14%
Institution Grant Aid $27,108 66%
State Grant Aid $3,566 17%
Student Loans $9,322 50%
Federal Loans $6,417 49%
Other Loans $20,695 7%

Merit Aid Available

Merit Aid

Merit Scholarships Available Amount freshman returning transfer graduate
$6,000 R R
$12,000 R R
$8,000 R
$6,000 R
$2,000 N N Y N
Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: -
Financial aid deadline: February 1
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: March 15
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: May 1
Does Syracuse University offer...
Prepaid Tuition Plan? Yes
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Other Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
900 South Crouse Ave.
Syracuse, NY 13244
(315) 443-1870
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $1,891
Out of State $1,891


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 2
  • Lauren from Lewisburg, PA
  • I am a current student here

    This school is way more expensive than it needs to be but all in all it measures up to other top schools and you can have a lot of fun doing it.

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  • 3
  • Janine from Fair Lawn, NJ
  • I am a current student here

    Being a private school, Syracuse is very expensive. That being said, the experiences you have in college and at Syracuse are not comparable to anything else you will experience in life.

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  • 4
  • Taylor from Santa Rosa, CA
  • I am a current student here

    Syracuse provides great learning experiences. They also really work with your financial situation to provide scholarships and aid for students to attend.

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  • 5
  • Joshua from Plymouth Meeting, PA
  • I am a current student here

    SU is expensive, there's no doubt about that. But, I enrolled at SU knowing I would have loans to repay, and so far, I've been very happy at SU. The people are fantastic and the course are constantly teaching me new things. Going into a animation as a career, I find the staff try to provide an accurate picture of how the field will be when I leave. The opportunities to learn have been invaluable.

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