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Buffalo State College
Buffalo, NY
TUITION AND EXPENSES
Cost of Attendance In-state: $24,173
Out-of-state: $34,023
Tuition and Fees In-state: $7,700
Out-of-state: $17,550
Room and Board $13,142
 
Books and Supplies $1,037
Other Expenses $2,294
Payment Plans Credit card, installment plan, external finance company
APPLYING FOR FINANCIAL AID
Financial Aid Office
E-mail finaid@buffalostate.edu  
Web Site Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL Net Price Calculator URL
 
Application Process
Application Deadline Priority deadline March 1
Final deadline May 1
Award Notification On a rolling basis beginning May 1
Method for Awarding Institutional Aid Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 002842
Free
PROFILE OF 2016-17 FINANCIAL AID
Freshmen
Financial Aid Applicants 1,518 (93.8%) of freshmen
Found to Have Need 1,458 (96.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid 1,390 (95.3%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met 155 (11.2%) of aid recipients
Avg. Pct. of Need Met Not reported
Average Award $18,838
  Need-Based Gift Received by 1,350 (97.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $10,105
  Need-Based
  Self-Help
Received by 1,059 (76.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,868
  Merit-Based Gift Received by 256 (18.4%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift 124 (7.7%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $3,051
 
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants 6,927 (91.3%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Need 6,668 (96.3%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid 6,188 (92.8%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met 470 (7.6%) of aid recipients
Avg. Pct. of Need Met Not reported
Average Award $17,677
  Need-Based Gift Received by 6,000 (97.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $9,359
  Need-Based
  Self-Help
Received by 4,627 (74.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,378
  Merit-Based Gift Received by 1,074 (17.4%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift 644 (8.5%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $2,208
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Borrowing
2016 Graduates Who Took Out Loans 80%
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates $27,672
Parents Borrowing PLUS Loans
  Parents of Students Receiving Aid Not reported
  Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid Not reported
FINANCIAL AID PROGRAMS
Loans
Federal Loans Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans
State Loans  
Other Loans  
Scholarships and Grants
Need-Based Available Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need-Based Available Academic scholarships, Minority scholarships
Non-Need Awards
Academic Interest/ Achievement Award Areas Engineering/Technologies, Foreign Languages, Health Fields, Home Economics, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Social Sciences, Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education
  Number of Awards Not reported
  Top Areas (By
  Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/ Performance
Award Areas
Applied Art and Design, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
  Number of Awards Not reported
  Top Areas (By
  Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/ Activities Award Areas Not reported
  Number of Awards Not reported
  Top Areas (By
  Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics
Award Areas
International Students, Members of Minorities, Veterans, Veterans' Children
  Number of Awards Not reported
  Top Areas (By
  Money Awarded)
 
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Employment
Work-Study Programs Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from
On-Campus Employment
Not reported