Value and Affordability
SUNY Oneonta is committed to offering you an excellent college experience at an affordable price. If you choose Oneonta, you’ll get the skills, knowledge, connections and support you need to prepare for success—without a mountain of debt.
Net Price Calculator
Our Net Price Calculator will provide you and your family with an early estimate of the financial aid for which you might qualify. Please note the calculator is a planning tool only and not an application for financial aid.
Paying for college can be a challenge for many families, and the counselors and staff in our Financial Aid and Scholarships Office work hard to make sure all qualified students have the opportunity to pursue a college degree. We offer payment plans and a comprehensive financial assistance program that includes need-based aid, merit scholarships, student employment and loans.
There is no separate application process for most SUNY Oneonta and College at Oneonta Foundation scholarships, which are awarded by the college using information provided on applications for admission and the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
- 88% of first-year students and 80% of all undergraduate students received financial assistance in 2021–22.
- SUNY Oneonta awarded $5.1 million in merit- and need-based scholarships in 2021-22.
- On average, 2020 SUNY Oneonta graduates had $3,800 less student loan debt than the national average.
HEERF Student Aid Funds
These emergency grants will help students manage expenses resulting from the disruption of campus operations caused by the pandemic. Eligible expenses include the cost of food, housing, course materials, technology, health care and child care.
The Excelsior Scholarship is an innovative, tuition-free program aimed at making an education more affordable for New York State families. SUNY Oneonta is excited about the promise of this groundbreaking program and we are eager to answer your questions and share what we know.