Student Accounts
Fall 2020



Full time:
NYS resident undergraduate - $3,535.00
NYS resident undergraduate (Excelsior) - $3235.00
NYS resident graduate - $5,655.00
NYS resident MBA - $7,500.00

Non-NYS resident undergraduate - $8,490.00
Non-NYS resident graduate - $11,550.00
Non-NYS resident MBA - $12,195.00

NYS resident undergraduate - $295.00
NYS Excelsior rate - $270.00
NYS resident graduate - $471.00
NYS resident MBA - $625.00

Non-NYS resident undergraduate - $708.00
Non-NYS resident graduate - $963.00
Non-NYS resident MBA - $1,016.00

  **Non-Resident Online Only**
                      Year            Semester        Per Cred
Undergrad       $8,480.00     $4,240.00         $353.00
Grad-Masters  $13,570.00    $6,785.00         $565.00
MBA               $18,000.00    $9,000.00         $750.00

**A student enrolled at a State University of New York (SUNY) State-operated campus who: (a) for a given term is enrolled exclusively in online distance learning course(s); and (b) has not had an address within the borders of New York State at any point within the previous 12 months of a given State-operated campus fiscal year may be eligible for a discounted non-resident tuition rate. Campuses will determine whether a student meets the requirements by requiring documentation, as needed, to demonstrate compliance and to ensure that this definition is narrowly tailored to online-only  non-resident students with no physical presence in New York




Per Semester


Per Credit

College Fee




Student Activity Fee




Health Center Fee




Athletic Fee




Technology Fee




Health Insurance (conditional)

$2,845.00 (full year)



Study Abroad Overseas Health Insurance (per semester)

$276.60 (est)*



Foreign Health Insurance 
International Students (per semester)

$750.45 (est)*



Gift to the Fund for New Paltz (optional)

$12.00 (flat)



Room Rent


$4,747.00 (Double)
$6,029.00 (Single)
$7.120.00 (Superior Single) 



Food Service

7 Meal Plan: $2400.00




Late Registration Fee




 Admin Fee and Late Penalty Fees 

For balances less than $1,000: up to $30.00

For balances between $1,000 and $1,999.99: up to $40.00        

For balances $2,000 and above: up to $50.00*





Returned Check Fee




Billing and payment is made on a semester basis. Students are billed when they register. Full-time student = 12 or more semester credit hours. Part-time student = 11 or less semester credit hours.

* Posted at the close of business on stated due date. Additional LATE FEES may be charged monthly on unpaid accounts once the semester begins.


Explanation of Broad based fees

Technology Fee:


Estimated Annual Revenue = $3.3Million (non-covid year)


Services Provided:


  • 170 Smart classrooms
  • 100 iPads, 100 laptops, 1,000 PC’s, 265 iMacs, 90 printers
  • Software packages: SPSS, MS Office, Adobe, BloomBerg, Mathematica, Maple, ArcGIS, MatLab, MiniTab, Rhino, TerrSet, Turntin etc.
  • Services:, Blackboard, Collaborate, Ensemble, HawkSites, HawkMail,, Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI), etc.
  • Network: Internet, wireless in academic buildings (note: separate funding source for residence halls)
  • Library resources: laptop loaners, printing, informational databases, 150 computers and 8 collaboration spaces


COVID additions:


  • Outdoor WiFi – 7 locations!
  • Expanded VPN capacity and licensing to include all students
  • Additional software resources for faculty to enable better student engagement (Knowmia, Faronics Insight, Matlab)
  • Loaner laptops for students
  • Microphones and headsets to facilitate faculty ability to teach remotely
  • Webcams for classrooms
  • Implemented Extended Virtual Learning technology in 32 Classrooms




Athletic Fee:


Estimated Revenue $2.9Million (non-covid year)


Services Provided:


  • 17 intercollegiate athletic teams – 350 student athletes
  • 45 intramural activities – 400 teams and 1300 participants *Reduced capacity due to COVID
  • 20 outdoor pursuit trips over the course of the academic year 725 participants. All but four trips were at full capacity. 10 outdoor pursuit activities/trips per semester; kayaking, horseback riding and skiing most popular *Cancelled Fall 2020 due to COVID
  • 25-30 group classes per week (yoga, Pilates, spin, etc.)
  • Provide facility space to 17 competitive club sports teams, 3 semi-competitive club sports teams and 9 recreational/instructional clubs* Most clubs on hold due to COVID & NP Forward Plan
  • Access to the Athletic and Wellness Center and swimming pool for general health and conditioning activities
  • Access to intramural courts for basketball, tennis, etc.*Tennis & Pickleball Only due to COVID, Access to Outdoor Track/Turf Fields Available


COVID additions:


  • 7 E Sports Intramural Leagues- Top 2 teams in each league compete in SUNY E Sports Tournament
  • Some Group Fitness Classes streamed Live via Zoom for remote participants
  • Week long tournaments for Home Run Derby, Giant Connect 4, Corn Hole
  • Virtual Offerings: Trick Shot Challenge; Virtual Progression Race 1 to 10K
  • 3 Late Night Weekend Programs to Date: Yoga Under The Stars (done); Soccer Tennis; Mafia (problem solving game)


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Health Services


Estimated Annual Revenue = $1.9Million (non-covid year)


Services Provided:


  • Health care providers (doctors, nurses, physician’s assistants), your doctor’s office on campus
  • Partial funding of the Student Counseling Center
  • Promoting wellness by delivering presentations to students on relaxation, sleep, diet/nutrition, exercise and stress reduction
  • Medical supplies for the center


COVID additions:


  • COVID Testing by Health Service staff and supporting testing on campus to mitigate the effect of COVID-19 on the campus. This includes reporting all test results to students.
  • Prepared for 2900 students to return to campus (1645 students in residence at present but we prepared to support the higher number expected).
  • Many students had put off health care during the spring and summer of 2020, so we prepared to be ready to provide catch up care.
  • Investigate each COVID-19 case and interact with students, the Local Health Department, Contact Tracers, and Faculty
  • Contact each student who has a positive daily health screen and triage their symptoms to clear them for activity on campus.
  • Daily monitoring of all Isolated students on campus with COVID-19. Periodic monitoring of students at home with COVID-19 and students in Quarantine who had contact with a person with COVID.
  • Providing orientation material to students to explain new protocols at the Health Center developed in response to COVID. In addition, orientation materials created to reinforce how to mitigate the pandemic.
  • Supporting the New Paltz campus community as they cope with the effects of the pandemic.


See our Broad based Fee Waiver Policy for all Full-Time, Profession and Civil Service Employees at SUNY New Paltz here:

Broad Based Fee Waiver Policy (PDF) 7.7.20