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Buffalo State College Tuition, Costs, & Financial Aid Information

Buffalo, NY

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
In-state: $26,966
Out-of-state: $36,676
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $8,672
Out-of-state: $18,382
Room and Board
$14,506
Books and Supplies
$1,038
Other Expenses
$2,750
Payment Plans
Installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
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
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 002842
Free

Profile of 2019 - 20 Financial Aid


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
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
Merit-Based Gift
210 (3.1%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $2,045

Borrowing

2019 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
80%
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$26,735
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
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
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Art/Fine Arts, 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
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

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