Tuition and Fees

Geneseo is a member of the State University of New York (SUNY) System. Tuition and fees are as follows:

Direct College CostsNYS ResidentOut of State
Tuition*                        $6,470/yr$16,320/yr
Fees                    $1,706$1,706
(On Campus) Standard Double Room and (Gold Meal Plan) Board$12,264$12,264
Related Expenses (may vary)                   
Books and Supplies$1000$1000
TOTAL (Direct College Costs & Related Expenses)$23,940$33,790

*One half of the College costs (tuition, fees, room & meal plan) are payable each semester. All costs are subject to change without notice.


Note: Incoming freshmen are required to bring a notebook computer with them. if you wish to purchase a laptop from Geneseo or elsewhere, this cost could be added to our college budget. You will be referred to a private education loan to cover that cost. Please contact the Financial Aid Office for more information.

For further details, please visit our Student Accounts website.

Financial Aid

In order to be considered for need-based financial assistance at Geneseo, you must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). You must file your FAFSA electronically at as soon as possible after January 1 of the year you wish to enter college.

Beginning in early March, the College will receive the results necessary to create your financial aid award. If you are admitted to the College, an award notice will then be sent to you shortly after you receive your letter of admission, indicating the amount of aid you can expect to receive from Federal, campus-based, and Stafford Loans, as well as Pell Grant and the Tuition Assistance Program.

For more information, please visit our Financial Aid website.


Merit Based scholarships will be offered to approximately 10-15% of students offered admission for the Fall of 2017.   This will include applicants for both Early and Regular Decision.  Selection criteria and amounts are TBD.


To determine if you are eligible for in-state tuition, please review the SUNY Guide to Resident Tuition Policy.

If you meet the qualifications in the guide, please download and submit Geneseo's residency application here, or click here to submit the form online.