Applying For Financial Aid
Applying For Financial Aid
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Email
finaid@buffalostate.edu
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Application Process
Application Deadline
Rolling
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning December 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 2021-22 Financial Aid
Profile of 2021-22 Financial Aid
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Freshman
Financial Aid Applicants
1,549 (96.5%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
1,353 (87.3%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,352 (99.9%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
201 (14.9%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
75%
Average Award
$14,289
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,311 (97.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $11,157
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,267 (93.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,576
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 59 (4.4%) of aid recipients
80 (5.0%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $2,204
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants
5,980 (91.9%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
5,186 (86.7%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
5,153 (99.4%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
1,350 (26.2%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
76%
Average Award
$13,514
Need-Based Gift
Received by 4,835 (93.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $9,838
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 4,632 (89.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,477
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 280 (5.4%) of aid recipients
350 (5.4%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $2,102
All Undergraduates
2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
74%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$25,974
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
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$4,220
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