Value and Affordability

SUNY Oneonta has a reputation for providing an exceptional educational experience at an affordable cost. In addition to frequent recognition by national organizations for our academic quality, we were named to the Kiplinger’s magazine list of the “100 Best Values in Public Colleges” for 10 years running.

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.


Financial Aid

We know that paying for college can be a challenge for many families, and the counselors and staff in our Financial Aid Office work hard to make sure all qualified students have the opportunity to pursue a post-secondary education.  More than half of SUNY Oneonta students receive some form of financial assistance, in the form of loans, grants, work-study programs and scholarships.

Student Accounts

The Office of Student Accounts provides information and answers questions about college billing, payment and financial aid disbursements. 

Cares Act

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.



You must apply for financial aid each year you plan to receive benefits. Your FAFSA and TAP are used to determine your eligibility for most scholarshipswork-study and federal loans.


FAFSA School Code: 002847

TAP School Code: 0930

Excelsior Scholarship

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.

Learn about this scholarship

SUNY Smart Track

SUNY Smart Track Financial Avenue is a financial planning website for students and families. Topics include paying for college, budgeting, banking, borrowing money, the importance of saving, tackling debt, working in college and more.

Learn more about Smart Track

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