Please note the following in your personal budget plan:

  • Tuition is set by the State University of New York; it is subject to change without notice.
  • Tuition prices noted above are the actual tuition prices for the 2018-19 academic year; tuition prices for 2019-20 may or may not change; actual tuition prices for academic year 2019-20 will be announced in the summer of 2019. Visit http://studentaccounts.buffalo.edu/tuition/index.php for more information.
  • Fees include the Student activity fee, comprehensive fees, the international student fee, and international student health insurance.
  • Food and housing (also known as “board”) costs are based on average on-campus residence hall costs; this cost will vary slightly depending on room occupancy and dormitory.
  • Books and personal schools supplies are not included. Students should budget $1,000–$1,500 per semester. Some programs, such as architecture, art programs, and health-related programs may have significantly higher costs for supplies.
  • Personal and incidental costs are not included. Students should budget at least $1,000 per semester.
  • All above estimated costs are subject to change.
  • Total costs typically increase 5 percent to 8 percent annually.