Tuition & Fees
You can estimate your net costs for attending SUNY Erie by using the SUNY Net Price Calculator.
Student Financial Responsibility Agreement
Students are required to affirm understanding of financial obligation to pay all tuition,
fees and other associated costs assessed as a result of registration. The student financial responsibility agreement provides important information about College policies and contractually binds the
student to these policies.
Summary of Costs
All colleges have direct and indirect costs. As a student, you are responsible for all direct costs, but indirect costs are estimates associated with attending SUNY Erie and will vary from person-to-person.
|Annual Cost of Attendance||Direct Costs||Indirect Costs|
Detailed Listing of Tuition and Fees
|New York State residents who are residents of the sponsorship area
or non-residents of the sponsorship area who present a Certificate of Residence:
full-time (per academic year): $5,200.00
part-time (per credit hour): $217.00
New York State residents who are not residents of the sponsorship area and do not
present a Certificate of Residence:
|Non-New York State Residents:
full-time (per academic year): $10,400.00
part-time (per credit hour): $434.00
|Off Semester, Off Hour, Off Campus:
part-time (per credit hour): $73.00
|Student Life Fee (per semester)(12 + credit hours)1||$60.00|
|Student Life Fee (per credit hour)(1-11 credit hours)1||$4.00|
|Technology Fee (per credit hour)||$25.00|
|Transportation Fee (per semester)2||$80.00|
|Transportation Fee (summer - per semester)2||$40.00|
|Student Activity Fee (per semester)(12 + credit hours)3||$40.00|
|Student Activity Fee (per credit hour)(1-11 credit hours)3||$3.00|
|1 Programming for Health/Wellness, Diversity&Equity, Life Skills, Financial Literacy, Student Success, Student Leadership, Athletics, Commencement|
|2 Campus Parking, NFTA Pass, Campus Shuttles|
|3 Student Government, Student Clubs, Student Planned Events (i.e. winter ball, speakers, voter registration, etc)|
|Course Related Fees|
|Clinical Rotation Fee (per clinical class)||$25.00|
|Dental Hygiene Professional Development Fee (per year)||$75.00|
|EVOC Defensive Driving Fee||$400.00|
|I-Car Auto Body Fee||$200.00|
|Independent Study Fee||$30.00|
|Industrial Refrigeration Fee||$130.00|
|Lab Fee (per lab)||$80.00|
|Malpractice Insurance (not to exceed/year)*||$75.00|
|Nursing Test/Evaluation Fee (per semester)||$191.00|
|Pole-Climbing Safety Gear Fee||$300.00|
|Refrigeration Handling Certification Fee||$25.00|
|Registration Fee (per semester)||$30.00|
|I.D. Card Replacement Fee (per card)||$10.00|
|International Students - Administration Fee - Full Time (Part-Time $75)||$150.00|
|International Students Health Insurance *||$600.00|
|Late Payment Fee (not to exceed 2x per semester)||$50.00|
|Re-registration Fee (per semester if cancelled due to late payment)||$30.00|
|Returned Check Fee||$35.00|
|START New Student Orientation Fee||$50.00|
|Transcript Fee (per instance, may be addt'l processor charge)||$5.00|
|Transportation CRAM Pass Replacement Fee||$20.00|
|Nelnet Tuition Payment Plan Fee||$75.00|
|*Dependent upon premium charged to SUNY Erie - varies based upon age and semester attended|
Make a Payment
Payments can be made online by logging into Workday, by mail or in person at any of our three Bursar Office locations.
Tuition Due Dates
Summer I 2023 Final Tuition Due Date: 5/22/23
Summer II 2023 Final Tuition Due Date: 7/5/23
Online payments can be made 24/7. Simply log into your Workday account and click on the View All Apps link then the Finances widget. Select Make a Payment on the right side of the page.
*Mastercard, Visa and Discover accepted (additional service fee assessed). There are no additional service fees for Automatic bank payments (ACH).
Payments may be made by check payable to Student Account Services to your campus location.
Payments must be postmarked by the tuition bill’s due date.
City Campus Bursar Office, 121 Ellicott Street, Buffalo, NY 14203
North Campus Bursar Office, 6205 Main Street, Williamsville, NY 14221
South Campus Bursar Office, 4041 Southwestern Blvd., Orchard Park, NY 14127
Payments can be made in-person at the Student Financials Bursar Office at any of the
three campus locations. Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
**Hours may vary. Please call in advance to ensure that the office is open.
Student Account Services Main Office, (716) 851-1888
City Campus, Room O150E (45 Oak Street), (716) 851-1164
North Campus, Room S117, (716) 851-1463
South Campus, Room 1209 and Room 5223, (716) 851-1889
Account Receivable (questions on accounts referred to a collection agency), (716) 851-1627
For your convenience, current semester payments can be broken down into easy installments through our payment plans. Please contact Student Account Services or see below for details.
Tuition Payment Plans
SUNY Erie Community College partners with Nelnet Campus Commerce to let you pay your tuition and fees over time, making college more affordable. The payment plan is available for fall, spring and summer terms (not winter session). Please enroll before the tuition due date.
• Automatic bank payment, ACH (no additional service fee)
• Credit/debit card (additional service fee will be assessed)
Cost to Participate
• $75 nonrefundable application/enrollment fee per term
• $30 nonrefundable returned payment fee
Steps to Enroll
• Log into Workday from the Workday mobile app or web browser*
• Click Finances Worklet on the Workday home page
• Click Make Payments, Payment Plans, E-Refunds (Nelnet) link
* You may need to temporarily disable your Internet Browser’s Pop-Up Blocker
Target Dates to Enroll By:
Payment plans available January 29, 2023
All remaining scheduled payments will process automatically on the 10th of the month.
|Last day to Enroll Online||Required Down Payment||Number of Payments||
Months of Payments
April - August
May - August
June - August
July - August
Note: All application/enrollment fees are processed immediately!
Important: Students must apply for a Nelnet Campus Commerce payment plan by the due date indicated on their SUNY ECC billing.
For additional help, please call Nelnet Campus Commerce at 800.609.8056. Customer Service Representatives are available Monday-Friday 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. CST and Saturday 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. CST. Account information also available online.
For more information, contact the Bursar office at (716) 851-1888.
Student Account Dispute
Student Account Dispute form
Residency and Certificate Of Residence
Certificate of Residence Information
Certificate of Residence Application
Direct Deposit is a convenient way to receive your refund faster. Simply provide your bank account information, and we will deposit funds directly into your bank account.
Register to receive your refund:
- Log into Workday at https://workday.ecc.edu/
- Click Finances Worklet on The Workday home page
- Click Make Payments, Payment Plans, E-Refunds (Nelnet) link
- Click Manage Refunds
Explanation of Fees
This fee is charged to students in their senior year, who complete laboratory rotation at affiliated clinical sites (Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Erie County Public Health Laboratories, Eastern Niagara Hospital, American Red Cross, etc.). Students may perform clinical laboratory procedures at the affiliated hospitals under the direct supervision of laboratory technologists. Laboratory material and administrative costs for these rotations are covered by this fee.