Applying For Financial Aid
Applying For Financial Aid
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Email
finaid@buffalostate.edu
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Application Process
Application Deadline
February 1
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning May 1
High School Program
College preparatory program is recommended
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost
FAFSA, Code is 002842 Free
Profile of 2019-20 Financial Aid
Profile of 2019-20 Financial Aid
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Freshman
Financial Aid Applicants
1,586 (97.1%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
1,436 (90.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,435 (99.9%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
157 (10.9%) of aid recipients%
Average Percent of Need Met
71%
Average Award
$14,162
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,382 (96.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $10,839
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,372 (95.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,761
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 56 (3.9%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 56 (3.9%) of aid recipients
54 (3.3%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $1,761
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants
6,283 (91.9%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
5,552 (88.4%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
5,538 (99.7%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
664 (12.0%) of aid recipients%
Average Percent of Need Met
71%
Average Award
$13,582
Need-Based Gift
Received by 5,119 (92.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $9,541
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 5,205 (94.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,902
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 180 (3.3%) of aid recipients
210 (3.1%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $2,045
All Undergraduates
2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
80%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$26,735
Financial Aid Programs
Financial Aid Programs
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Loans
Federal Loans
Direct Subsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Plus Loans
Federal Perkins Loans
Scholarships and Grants
Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants
SEOG
State scholarships
Institutional scholarships
Private scholarships
Non-Need-Based Available
None
Non-Need Awards
Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Biological Sciences
Business
Communication
Computer Science
Education
Engineering/Technologies
Foreign Languages
Health Fields
Home Economics
Mathematics
Physical Sciences
Social Sciences
Number of Awards
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Art/Fine Arts
Music
Performing Arts
Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Special Characteristics Award Areas
International Students
Members of Minorities
Veterans
Number of Awards
Not reported
Employment
Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported
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