Tuition & Aid

Financing Your Education

Students interested in enrolling in our top-ranked degree programs sometimes worry that they won't be able to afford such high-caliber programs. Upon closer look, they often discover that the many funding opportunities available to students at the School of Information Studies make a Syracuse University education a more attractive option than some programs that initially appear to be less expensive.

The School of Information Studies (iSchool), as well as Syracuse University, offers several merit-based scholarships and fellowships to help students cover the cost of tuition, and some programs even provide stipends for books and housing. Students can also apply for need-based assistance through federal loan programs and private lenders. We encourage all students to apply for these awards and assistance programs.

Tuition and Fees

For information on the current cost of attendance please visit the Syracuse University Financial Aid Office's Estimated Cost of Attendance guide.

School of Information Studies Fees

In addition to the costs outlined in the link above, the iSchool charges a fee to support the acquisition and maintenance of the latest technology necessary for its programs. The fee is charged each semester according to the following schedule.

Undergraduate Students

  • 3 credit hours or less = $75
  • 4 to 11 credit hours = $125
  • 12 credit hours or more = $175

Graduate Students

  • 3 credit hours or less = $75
  • 4 to 8 credit hours = $125
  • 9 credit hours or more = $175

Students enrolled in degree programs from other SU schools and colleges = $50 per course

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