Tuition and Fees

At Paul Smith's College, we know that one of the biggest factors in choosing a college for you and your families is the cost. With 98% of our students receiving some kind of financial aid assistance, our Admissions and Financial Aid teams are here to help you find the right financial aid programs for your needs.

Our tuition & fees chart provides a visual breakdown of what a typical academic year at Paul Smith's College costs – without any grants, loans or scholarships factored in. Our Financial Aid office is just a phone call away if you have any questions.

The Financial Aid Office coordinates information about expenses, including required fees and optional incidental expenses

Expenses (Fall and Spring Only)  Summer charges not included

Amount per Academic Year

Tuition (12-18 credits/semester)


Rooms – Tier 1: Currier, Livermore, LMS, Saratoga, Lakeside, Clinton


Rooms – Tier 2: Hillside, Alumni Essex, Franklin, Lambert, Blum


Suites/Room – Tier 3: Upper & Lower St. Regis, Saranac Lake, Overlook




Program Fees*

$780 - $2,520

Technology Fee


Books and Supplies




Forestry Supplies


Laundry Fee


Sustainability Fee

$30 – Fall Only

Student Activities


Transcript Fee (New Student)


Overload Charge > 18

$510 per credit hour

Soar Fee (New Student)


Health Insurance Charge (if needed through the college)

TBD for 2015-2016

*Fees vary depending on your program of study.


Paul Smith's College
7833 New York 30
Paul Smiths, NY 12970

(518) 327-6227
(800) 421-2605



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