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 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 2020-21 Financial Aid
Profile of 2020-21 Financial Aid
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Freshman
Financial Aid Applicants
1,553 (96.3%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
1,290 (83.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,290 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
179 (13.9%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
73%
Average Award
$13,914
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,235 (95.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $10,897
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,234 (95.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,513
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 51 (4.0%) of aid recipients
62 (3.8%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $2,206
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants
5,984 (90.8%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
5,023 (83.9%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
4,994 (99.4%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
1,218 (24.4%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
74%
Average Award
$13,263
Need-Based Gift
Received by 4,629 (92.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $9,638
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 4,579 (91.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,475
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 246 (4.9%) of aid recipients
278 (4.2%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $2,072
All Undergraduates
2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
78%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$27,000
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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