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Undergraduate Admissions
Financial Aid and Costs Overview

Knowing what to expect is important when planning for college costs. Join us and discover why ESF is one of the best investments you'll ever make.

SUNY ESF is recognized as one of the best values in higher education by U.S. News and World Report which also recognizes ESF as one of America's Top 100 public institutions. 

We are committed to providing a solid return on your education investment. For us to do that, we find that it is important that you and your family understand tuition and other costs along with the variety of ways that are available to finance your education.

ESF undergraduate merit scholarships are awarded to newly admitted first-year and transfer students based on academic performance. All accepted students are automatically considered for these awards so a scholarship application is not necessary.

While covering costs starts with you and your family, there are lots of ways to afford your education.


Undergraduate Students

Estimated Undergraduate Costs

Applying for Aid

Aid for Undergraduate Students

Graduate Students

Estimated Graduate Costs

Applying for Aid

Aid for Graduate Students

Contact Information

Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships

113 Bray Hall
1 Forestry Drive
Syracuse, NY 13210
(315) 470-6706
(315) 470-4734 (Fax)

Important Codes

  • SUNY ESF Federal School Code: 002851 (use on FAFSA)
  • SUNY ESF TAP: Add ESF to your state aid applications by searching SUC EN