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COLLEGE PROFILE

Buffalo State College

Buffalo, NY

TUITION AND EXPENSES

Cost of AttendanceIn-state: $21,508
Out-of-state: $30,958
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $7,022
Out-of-state: $16,472
Room and Board
$11,486
Books and Supplies
$900
Other Expenses
$2,100
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 2012-13 FINANCIAL AID

Freshmen
Financial Aid Applicants1,219 (91.9%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need1,102 (90.4%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid1,018 (92.4%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met158 (15.5%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met16%
Average Award$9,240
Need-Based Gift
Received by 884 (86.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,916
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 874 (85.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,984
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 221 (21.7%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift221 (16.7%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $2,252
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants7,421 (86.2%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need7,384 (85.8%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid6,384 (86.5%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met1,401 (21.9%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met22%
Average Award$8,832
Need-Based Gift
Received by 5,546 (86.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,966
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 5,382 (84.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,410
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 922 (14.4%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift922 (10.7%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $2,611
Borrowing
2012 Graduates Who
Took Out Loans
55%
Average Indebtedness of
2012 Graduates
$16,900
Parents Borrowing PLUS Loans 
Parents of Students
Receiving Aid
2.0%
Parents of Students Not
Receiving Aid
2.0%

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
494
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
$2,505
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CLASS OF 2018 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M CR W  
Average 2.80 2.95 498 498 475 23
Low 1.51 2.00 310 260 350 20
High 3.65 3.60 710 730 630 26
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A portion of the College Profile data is provided under license by:
Annual Survey of Colleges 2013, copyright © 2013 The College Board. All rights reserved.
Peterson's Undergraduate and Undergraduate Financial Aid Databases,
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