SUNY Canton Online

Anytime, Anywhere

Earn a SUNY Canton degree through SUNY Canton’s Online global campus; a virtual campus with 16 fully online degrees and more than 450 online courses. Select from our many degrees and off-term offerings that feature general education courses that can help you earn your degree sooner.

With programs nationally ranked for their commitment to online excellence, SUNY Canton Online gives students the opportunity to build personal networks with other students anywhere in the world using discussion boards, chat, video conferencing, and social media.

Offering Academically Rigorous, Accredited Programs

All of our programs are accredited through the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools with Open SUNY+ distinction. A degree earned online is credentialed the same as a degree earned on campus; the method of delivery is not differentiated on your transcript or diploma.


Each online course is developed according to the standards of best practice for teaching and learning online, and each course is rigorously reviewed by faculty peers to ensure quality.

Tuition and Fees

SUNY Canton offers an outstanding value with affordable tuition for both New York State and out-of-state residents.

Tuition and fees at SUNY are nearly 15% lower than the national average for public universities and 50% lower than those for for-profit institutions.

Cost of Attendance

NY Resident Tuition - $6,870/year

Out-of-State - $8,240/year

Tuition by State

In-state tuition versus New York out-of-state online tuition for a four-year bachelor's degree.

New Hampshire$11,534
New Jersey$9,752
Arizona $9,450
Illinois $9,238
South Carolina $9,149
Kentucky $8,985
Minnesota $8,960
New York $8,240*

vs. Online/For-Profit Universities

SUNY Canton offers a better value than competing online and for-profit institutions.

Southern New Hampshire$30,756
Grand Canyon$16,385
University of Phoenix$11,219
SUNY Canton (Out-of-State) $8,240*
SUNY Canton (In-State) $6,870*

Tuition information from IPEDS Data Center.


* The rates shown are tuition estimates and may vary based on program of study. You may also incur additional expenses not shown here, such as books and supplies. View SUNY Canton's full Tuition and Fees webpage for more details.

Why SUNY Canton?

SUNY Canton is a leader in online learning. We're nationally ranked for our commitment to online excellence.

US News
National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements - Approved Institution
Affordable Colleges Online
Military Advanced Education
Military Friendly School

Supporting Success

We're committed to providing you with all the tools and resources you need to be successful from your first day of class to graduation.

A professor lectures to a class full of students.

Student Accessibility Services

Academic adjustments can be made to ensure access to your online courses.

Sharon Tavernier advises two students.

Advising & First Year Programs

Quality academic advising and transition assistance for online students.

Two students study human anatomy in the Tutoring Center

Betty J. Evans Tutoring Center

Online Tutoring: Math, Science, Business, Accounting, Writing, and Engineering

A student speaks with Julie Parkman and Terri Clemmo of Career Services.

Career Services

Virtual Career Fairs and drop-in hours.

Connect to industry leaders.

Roody, President Szafran and a student pose for a photo in front of a giant globe.


Study abroad experiences are available to fully online students

A student studies in the Library.

Library Services

24x7 virtual chat with a librarian, over 150,000 e-books, over 95 e-databases

Student Life

We're committed to providing you with all the tools and resources you need to be successful from your first day of class to graduation.

Campus Video Collection

Campus Event Video Collection

Live presentations and engaging archived content for the entire campus community.



Be part of the only NYS NACE affiliated varsity squad. Five competitive games available.

Roo Life


Online student engagement tool. Participate in clubs, organizations, and Student Government.