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Tuition Cost and Scholarships for International Students

International Students Estimated 2021-22 Annual Costs*

(Includes Fall and Spring Semesters)

  • Tuition & Fees: $18,837 USD
  • Room & Dining: $14,280 USD
  • Health Insurance: $1,966 USD 
  • Total: $35,083 USD

*All costs are estimated and are subject to change without notice. Above costs do not include airfare, books, lab fees, personal spending, or other incidental fees.

Scholarships for International Students

International applicants do not need to complete any additional applications to be considered for the scholarships listed below. To be considered for these scholarships, you must submit a complete application for admission and provide all of the required academic documents.

1) International Student Academic Merit Scholarship Awards

These tuition scholarships range from $5,000 USD – $9,000 USD per year and are awarded at the time of admission. Awards are based on outstanding academic achievements as evidenced by grades on transcripts (or mark sheets), results on national examinations.

Academic scholarships are renewable for up to four years with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. International applicants admitted to SUNY Geneseo are automatically considered for an International Student Scholarship. Freshman (first-year) and transfer students are eligible for the International Student Scholarships. 

The priority deadline for scholarships is January 1 for Fall semester and October 1 for Spring semester.  Scholarships will be awarded on a case-by-case basis as available after those dates.

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2) Ambassador Apartments World Citizen Scholarships for International Students

Two awards for the international students who best demonstrate awareness and understanding of what it means to be a world citizen. Endowed by Mr. Frank Csapo of the Ambassador Apartments. The Director of the International Student & Scholar Services office and the International Scholarship Committee choose the recipients.

3) VanArsdale Scholarships

One award is made each year to support an international student who demonstrates excellence in academics at Geneseo.  Endowed by Mr. And Mrs. VanArsdale, the recipient is chosen by the Director of the International Student & Scholar Services office and the International Scholarship Committee.

4) Muriel A. Daniels International Endowed Scholarship

This scholarship is supported by an endowment established by Robert and Marilyn Lyon in honor of Marilyn's mother, Muriel. It provides a scholarship to an outstanding SUNY Geneseo international student with preference given to a Canadian student with a solid academic record (minimum 3.0 GPA) who demonstrates leadership, respect, loyalty and integrity.