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Costs of Attendance: Undergraduate

Cost of Attendance and Your Aid Eligibility

The cost of attendance represents a student's maximum financial aid eligibility.

Cost of attendance (also known as "COA" for short, or "budget") = tuition + fees + living expenses

Direct Costs: Direct costs include tuition, fees, room and board (if living on campus).

Indirect Costs: Indirect costs are not paid directly to Downstate and may vary based on individual needs, these include books, supplies, transportation and personal expenses.  

Fall/Spring NYS Resident Non NYS Resident Summer
Tuition $6,870 $16,650

For Summer tuition and fees see:


Fees (Average) $681 $681  
Total Direct Costs: $7,551 $17,331  
Indirect Costs
Books & Supplies $1,500 $1,500  
Room & Board $8,632 $10,790  
Living Expenses $4,410 $4,410  
Health Insurance $4,392 $4,392  
Travel $1,500 $1,500  
Loan Fees $505 $505  
Total Indirect Costs $20,939 $23,097  
Total $28,490 $40,428  

All listed above are estimated and subject to change at the discretion of the SUNY Board of Trustees and/or SUNY Downstate Medical Center. Loan fees are updated July 1st annually per Treasury Department.