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COLLEGE PROFILE

Buffalo State College

Buffalo, NY

TUITION AND EXPENSES

Cost of AttendanceIn-state: $22,454
Out-of-state: $32,144
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $7,307
Out-of-state: $16,997
Room and Board
$11,964
Books and Supplies
$1,020
Other Expenses
$2,163
Payment PlansCredit card, installment plan, external finance company

APPLYING FOR FINANCIAL AID

Financial Aid Office
E-mailfinaid@buffalostate.edu
Web SiteFinancial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL Not reported
Application Process
Application DeadlinePriority deadline March 1
Final deadline May 1
Award NotificationOn a rolling basis beginning May 1
Methodology for Awarding
Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms RequiredCost to File
FAFSA
Code is 002842
Free

PROFILE OF 2013-14 FINANCIAL AID

Freshmen
Financial Aid Applicants1,243 (94.2%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need1,186 (95.4%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid1,156 (97.5%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met201 (17.4%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met19%
Average Award$10,112
Need-Based Gift
Received by 961 (83.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,357
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 828 (71.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,346
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 218 (18.9%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift150 (11.4%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $1,750
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants7,309 (88.3%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need7,158 (86.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid7,014 (98.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met715 (10.2%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met12%
Average Award$9,232
Need-Based Gift
Received by 5,454 (77.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,398
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 4,844 (69.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,868
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 908 (12.9%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift602 (7.3%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $1,905
Borrowing
2013 Graduates Who
Took Out Loans
78%
Average Indebtedness of
2013 Graduates
$25,010
Parents Borrowing PLUS Loans 
Parents of Students
Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents of Students Not
Receiving Aid
Not reported

FINANCIAL AID PROGRAMS

Loans
Federal LoansDirect subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans
State Loans 
Other Loans 
Scholarships and Grants
Need-Based AvailableFederal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based AvailableAcademic scholarships, Minority scholarships
Non-Need Awards
Academic Interest/Achievement
Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities
Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Not reported
Special Characteristics
Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Not reported
Employment
Work-Study ProgramsFederal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from
On-Campus Employment
Not reported
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CLASS OF 2019 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M CR W  
Average 3.15 3.27 494 499 471 23
Low 2.50 2.80 410 410 360 18
High 4.00 4.00 560 640 580 30
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A portion of the College Profile data is provided under license by:
Annual Survey of Colleges 2014, copyright © 2014 The College Board. All rights reserved.
Peterson's Undergraduate and Undergraduate Financial Aid Databases,
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