Applying For Financial Aid
Applying For Financial Aid
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Email
finaid@plattsburgh.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 required
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost
FAFSA Code is 002849 Free
Profile of 2020-21 Financial Aid
Profile of 2020-21 Financial Aid
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Freshman
Financial Aid Applicants
837 (94.0%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
662 (79.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
646 (97.6%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
77 (11.9%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
69%
Average Award
$14,058
Need-Based Gift
Received by 597 (92.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $9,327
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 524 (81.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,134
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 134 (20.7%) of aid recipients
122 (13.7%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $3,859
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants
3,525 (84.1%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
2,894 (82.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
2,814 (97.2%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
339 (12.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
67%
Average Award
$13,736
Need-Based Gift
Received by 2,499 (88.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $8,776
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 2,244 (79.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,941
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 613 (21.8%) of aid recipients
534 (12.7%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $5,203
All Undergraduates
2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
69%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$29,059
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
Other Loans
Private Loans
Scholarships and Grants
Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants
SEOG
State scholarships
Institutional scholarships
Private scholarships
Non-Need-Based Available
Academic scholarships
Creative arts/performance scholarships
Special achievements/activities
Special characteristics (minority
religious affiliation
other scholarships)
Non-Need Awards
Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Area/Ethnic Studies
Biological Sciences
Business
Communication
Computer Science
Education
Engineering/Technologies
English
Health Fields
Home Economics
Humanities
International Studies
Mathematics
Physical Sciences
Premedicine
Social Sciences
Number of Awards
1,859
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Applied Art and Design
Journalism/Publications
Music
Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
122
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Community Service
Leadership
Number of Awards
7
Special Characteristics Award Areas
International Students
Out-of-State Students
Number of Awards
579
Employment
Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$3,317
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