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Affordable college for AFT families

Discover exclusive AFT family discounts, financial aid and grants for college — so that costs don't stand in the way of your family's education dreams.

Your dream of college starts here


Putting affordable degrees within reach

100% online classes

Convenient schedules that work with your busy life

Choose your degree

Choose from a large selection of degree programs

Associate and bachelor's degrees offered

Empire State University

Empire State University is the leading online university for the State University of New York (SUNY) and supports union families by granting college credit for prior work/life learning and by employing unionized civil servant faculty and staff.

Popular associate and bachelor's degree programs
Accounting, Business, Management & Economics, Community & Human Services, Educational Studies, Labor Studies, Psychology. See university site for complete list of 100+ degree offerings. 

Union family tuition rate: $250/credit hour*

Prior learning assessment fee of $700 waived for union families.

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*Tuition rates and fees are subject to change. Additional enrollment fees may apply. Students may be eligible for Pell Grants and financial aid to minimize or eliminate out-of-pocket costs.

Students may have additional costs based on the required books, course and materials for registered courses. For some colleges and courses, the costs of books, course and materials fees are included in the discounted tuition.

Inquire during enrollment to confirm applicable costs.