SUNY Canton Online

SUNY Canton OnLine

Anytime, Anywhere

Earn a SUNY Canton degree through SUNY Canton’s OnLine global campus; a virtual campus with 23 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 SUNY Online+ 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 - $7,070/year

Out-of-State - ** $8,480/year

**Special residency conditions apply. Please see Tuition and Fees for more details.

Tuition by State

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

State Tuition
Vermont $17,593
New Hampshire $16,749
Illinois $14,579
Pennsylvania $14,532
New Jersey $14,184
Massachusetts $13,938
Virginia $13,931
Michigan $13,716
Minnesota $11,836
Arizona $11,410
Kentucky $10,976
New York $8,480*

vs. Online/For-Profit Universities

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

University Tuition
Grand Canyon $17,800
Southern New Hampshire $15,380
Capella $14,328
Purdue Global $10,134
University of Phoenix $9,552
SUNY Canton (Out-of-State) $8,480*
SUNY Canton (In-State) $7,070*

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.

Flex Learning

Live. Work. Study.

Lectures are live streamed to participants and are simultaneously recorded and posted to SUNY Canton OnLine, where students can access it at any time – or as many times – as they like.

On location, live interactive, or later. You decide, each day, what fits in your life.

Learn more about Flex

Opportunities and Engagement

Learn more about Online

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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

Offering fully online as well as face-to-face tutoring in a variety of subjects.

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 Event Video Collection

Campus Event Video Collection

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



Be part of the first NYS NACE affiliated varsity squad. Nine competitive games available.

Roo Life


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


Student Government Association

The governance voice of the students, providing a means of student cooperation.

Leadership Badge Video


Master subjects and gain valuable industry skills in months, not years

Roo Card

Roo Card

Request an Online Student ID Card. You must be logged in to RooLife for access.