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Cost of Attendance

Final Deadline:
SUNY Canton will only give consideration of I-20 status to those students who submit completed financial statements and supporting financial documentation by:

July 1st for Fall Semester
December 1st for Spring Semester

All fees are per year and subject to change

Non NYS Resident Full-Time 2-Year
Associate Degree
Bachelor's Degree
Tuition $11,500 $17,000
Fees $2,000 $2,000
Other* $4,000 $4,000
Room & Board $17,000 $17,000
TOTAL $34,500 $40,000

* Books, Health Insurance, Travel, and Misc.

Financial Documentation for I-20 Purposes

In order to be issued an I-20 form, you are required to show financial support for at least one year of study in the amount of $34,500 for an Associate’s Degree and $40,000 for a Bachelor’s degree.

The total support necessary for the first year of study must be documented and available. The support necessary for subsequent years of study must be reasonably attainable and documented through bank statements, employment letters, tax returns, investments, property income, etc. Employment/salary letters and investments are the most reliable sources of support. If any funds are provided by a sponsor, please be sure they fully complete Section B of the Verification portion on the Foreign Student Financial Statement. If personal funds are being used, bank statements must be attached in the student’s name and be sufficient for all years of study, not just the first year.

Submission Requirements

This form, along with supporting financial documentation, should be sent to the Admissions Office for First-Time-Freshman and Transfer Students in one of the methods outlined below:

1. Place documents in certified mail to:

SUNY Canton
Office of Admissions
French Hall
34 Cornell Drive
Canton, NY 13617

2. Fax your documents to 315-386-7929.  Please include a cover pages with your name and contact information.  Be sure to include both sides of any 2-sided documents.

3. Scan and email your documents to

  • Use the subject line: Financial Documentation
  • Create a sing PDF or Jpeg files with scanned copies of ALL document’s you will be uploading. (Please do not upload multiple PDF or JPG files to the email, or use other formats other than those mentioned.)
  • (One of) The student’s family name should appear somewhere in the name of the PDF File.

As soon as sufficient documentation is received, you will be contacted with a form I-20 and details on how to pay the SEVIS fee. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have throughout this process by contacting Kaitlin French, International Admissions Coordinator, at


International students who have an overall average equivalent to the United States standard grade point average of 3.0 or higher and have submitted all application materials by March 1st may be eligible for a scholarship to attend SUNY Canton. For more information, contact Kaitlin French, International Admissions Coordinator, at or 315-386-7123.


Kaitlin J. French
International Admissions
SUNY Canton
34 Cornell Drive
Canton, NY 13617

Fax: (315) 386-7929