Military Tuition

Military In-State Tuition

The following shows an in-state tuition eligibility chart for non-resident military and military-connected students at SUNY.

Military Status or Connection and Criteria
Eligible
Determining Law
Veteran
   
Currently eligible for GI Bill and will be using YES §355(2)(h)(3)(ii)
Currently eligible for GI Bill and will not be using YES §355(2)(h)(3)(ii)
Was eligible for GI Bill but transferred benefits NO¹ §355(2)(h)(3)(ii)
Was eligible but have exhausted GI Bill YES §355(2)(h)(3)(ii)
Was eligible but ran out of time YES §355(2)(h)(3)(ii)
Was never eligible for GI Bill benefits NO¹ §355(2)(h)(3)(ii)
Will apply to a SUNY within 5 years of receiving diploma or GED from an approved NY school YES² §355(2)(h)(8)
Active Duty
   
Stationed at a NY installation YES §355(2)(h)(3)(i)
Stationed outside NY with at least 90 days of aggregate service time YES §355(2)(h)(3)(ii)
Stationed outside of NY with less than 90 days of aggregate service time NO¹ §355(2)(h)(3)(ii)
Will apply to a SUNY within 5 years of receiving diploma or GED from an approved NY school YES² §355(2)(h)(8)
Reserve and National Guard
   
Have completed Initial Active Duty for Training YES §355(2)(h)(3)(ii)
Have not completed Initial Active Duty for Training NO¹ §355(2)(h)(3)(ii)
Will apply to a SUNY within 5 years of receiving diploma or GED from an approved NY school YES² §355(2)(h)(8)
Spouse/Dependent
   
Have a spouse or parent currently stationed at a NY installation YES §355(2)(h)(3)(i)
Had GI Bill eligibility (Chapter 33 - Post 9/11) transferred to me YES §355(2)(h)(3)(ii)
Had GI Bill eligibility (Chapter 33 - Post 9/11) transferred to me and exhausted but remained at same institution YES³ §355(2)(h)(3)(ii)
Have GI Bill Chapter 35 YES §355(2)(h)(3)(ii)
Do not have GI Bill eligiblity or a parent stationed at a NY installation NO¹ §355(2)(h)(3)(i)/§355(2)(h)(3)(ii)
Will apply to a SUNY within 5 years of receiving diploma or GED from an approved NY school YES² §355(2)(h)(8)

1 - Individuals not eligible for in-state tuition based on not meeting the eligiblity requirments of the state education laws above will be charged out-of-state tuition under 8 NYCRR §302
2 - Must have attended the approved NY high school for a minimum of 2 years
3 - Federal law requires in-state rate in these circumstances (38 USC Sec. 3679)

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