Cost of Attendance: School of Graduate Studies

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.

Total Cost of the Program
[Includes: tuition, fees only ]

Instate: $12,016

Out of State: $24,496

Annual Breakdown: 

Total $43,799 $56,279
Fall/Spring NYS Resident Non NYS Resident
Tuition $11,310 $23,790
Fees (Average) $706 $706
Total Direct Costs  $12,016 $24,496
Indirect Costs
Books, Course materials, Supplies  & Equipment $1,500 $1,500
Room & Board $19,422 $19,422
Living Expenses $4,410 $4,410
Health Insurance* $4,392 $4,392
Travel $1,500 $1,500
Loan Fees $559 $559
Total Indirect Costs: $31,783 $31,783

* This fee is mandatory but you may waive student health insurance charges through our health insurance provider only if you can provide information indicating comparable health insurance coverage through another source (e.g., parents, employed spouse, employer).

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