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  • Choosing Binghamton over a comparable private university will save you almost $130,000 over four years!

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  • "Best Buy" (Fiske) for quality of academics in relation to costs.

Princeton Review Best Value Seal

  • "Best Value" -- ranked #4 among public U.S. colleges -- (IThe Princeton Review)

Can you afford not to attend Binghamton?

We know a high-quality education is important to you. A smart investment is just as important. Binghamton University combines a top U.S. university reputation and stellar academics with a price that says value.

Binghamton University was ranked as the #1 Best Value in the nation (Kiplinger’s Personal Finance), and named a "Best Buy" by Fiske.

Our costs as a public university ensure Binghamton undergraduates can afford to start a career or attend graduate school without the worries of high student debt.

Consider your college choices and compare the bottom line for the 2014-15 academic year.


Annual budget (2014-2015)*

NYS Resident Out-of State Resident
Tuition $6,170 $17,810
Fees $2,309 $2,309
Room & Board $14,064** $14,064**
Cost of Attendance $22,543 $34,183

(as of June 2014, subject to change)

*Total cost of attendance for international students is $35,300 (as of August 2013, subject to change).
** Figures reflect housing plan standard double
and average meal plan

Explore more about how to finance your college education, and visit Binghamton University's Financial Aid Services



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Last Updated: 6/30/14