Tuition and Financial Aid

When cost is a deciding factor in attending college, it's hard to find a better value than UB. Find helpful information on tuition and financial aid.

Tuition Information

Financial Aid Information

Application Fee Waivers

SOPHAS Fee Assistance

If you are applying to a graduate program using SOPHAS, SOPHAS offers fee assistance to qualified low income students, students who have participated in some service-based organizations (AmeriCorps, McNair, Peace Corps, Gates Millennium Scholars, Vietnam Education Foundation, and Leadership Alliance). Some international students may also be eligible.

UB Graduate Application Fee Waiver

Applicants who provide sufficient documentation of their participation as an undergraduate student in an EOP, HEOP or SEEK program within New York State (only), or as an undergraduate participant in the CSTEP, MARC, PREP, RISE, LSAMP or McNair Scholars programs on any campus, or as an applicant through Project 1000, may qualify.

Think you may qualify for a fee waiver?

Contact the graduate program coordinator for the department you are applying to.


The department offers a limited number of graduate assistantships which generally provide a stipend and cover tuition. Learn more about assistantships and other forms of financial assistance.