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At SBU, we will work with you to ensure that SBU is a valuable investment for you and your family. We offer generous scholarship offerings for academic achievement, athletic or fine arts performance, and more. Our SBU Estimator tool can help you learn about the scholarships and financial aid for which you qualify, and allow you to calculate your estimated cost. You will receive personal attention throughout the financial aid process.
Cost breakdown for undergraduate students on the Bolivar campus:
|Room (base rate)
|Board (20-meal plan)
|Required Fees (books included)
With an average financial aid package of more than $25,000 for each student, this cost is greatly reduced by our generous scholarships and other financial aid. Use the SBU Estimator to calculate your estimated cost.
View complete cost details, including part-time and per-credit-hour rates, in the University Catalog.
Note: New students are enrolled in Slingshot Premium, a subscription service offered through our Campus Store. This provides all required books and course materials at a cost of $25 per credit hour.
Whether it's your academic accomplishments, your athletic achievements, your fine arts skills, or more, we are sure there are scholarship opportunities for you! The SBU Estimator is our cost calculator tool that will help you and your family get a better idea of your estimated financial aid at SBU. Fill out the cost calculator to learn more, then send your results to our admissions staff to receive follow-up contact to discuss how we can make your SBU dream a reality!
For detailed financial information, please see the University Catalog.
Some academic programs on the Bolivar campus have additional program fees. View information on program-specific fees.
View textbook information online through the Campus Store, which is independently owned and operated.
The information presented on this page relates to cost and financial aid for undergraduate students on the Bolivar campus. If you are a graduate student or attending another SBU campus, please use the link below to find the correct information for you.