Tuition & Aid

Undergraduate Cost of Attendance

$7,070 NYS Resident Tuition
$12,130 Room & Board*

*21-22 annual rates above reflect single room occupancy, dining plan.

Graduate Cost of Attendance

$5,655  NYS Resident Tuition
$471  NYS Resident Per Credit Hour

21-22 semester rates above are based on a full-time credit load.

$38 Million

Total Financial Aid Awarded


Students receiving grants/scholarships


Avg. undergraduate award for grants/scholarships 


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Private Scholarships

SUNY Old Westbury students can benefit from private scholarships made available by the Old Westbury College Foundation, the not-for-profit organization dedicated to helping our students excel.

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NYS Excelsior Scholarship

The Excelsior Scholarship is open to New York State Residents and can lead to tuition-free attendance at SUNY Old Westbury.


Financial Aid

Your education is an investment in your future, and we're committed to assisting students like you through our financial aid process. 

SUNY Old Westbury provides all federal Title IV need-based financial aid programs; all New York State aid programs; and a variety of grants, loans and scholarships. Need-based financial assistance is available to U.S. citizens and permanent residents. 

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Federal Stimulus Grants

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the federal government has awarded SUNY Old Westbury funding for the sole and exclusive purpose of providing emergency grants to students.