Applying For Financial Aid
Applying For Financial Aid
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Email
ubfa@buffalo.edu
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Application Process
Application Deadline
February 1
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning February 1
High School Program
College preparatory program is recommended
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost
FAFSA, Code is 002837 Free
Profile of 2018-19 Financial Aid
Profile of 2018-19 Financial Aid
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Freshman
Financial Aid Applicants
3,532 (83.1%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
2,792 (79.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
2,440 (87.4%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
205 (8.4%) of aid recipients%
Average Percent of Need Met
52%
Average Award
$11,375
Need-Based Gift
Received by 2,139 (87.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $8,861
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 2,360 (96.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,535
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 1,027 (42.1%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 1,027 (42.1%) of aid recipients
356 (8.4%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $3,688
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants
14,629 (73.5%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
11,754 (80.4%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
11,174 (95.1%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
818 (7.3%) of aid recipients%
Average Percent of Need Met
52%
Average Award
$11,035
Need-Based Gift
Received by 9,175 (82.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $10,241
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 10,304 (92.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,416
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 3,083 (27.6%) of aid recipients
846 (4.2%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $3,866
All Undergraduates
2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
57%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$25,157
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
Federal Nursing 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
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Employment
Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,405
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