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 28
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 2021-22 Financial Aid
Profile of 2021-22 Financial Aid
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Freshman
Financial Aid Applicants
3,661 (85.4%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
2,604 (71.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
2,412 (92.6%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
260 (10.8%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
50%
Average Award
$10,380
Need-Based Gift
Received by 2,105 (87.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $8,724
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,412 (58.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,318
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 1,101 (45.6%) of aid recipients
358 (8.4%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $4,184
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants
14,385 (72.8%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
11,090 (77.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
10,964 (98.9%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
1,000 (9.1%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
51%
Average Award
$11,326
Need-Based Gift
Received by 9,531 (86.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $8,513
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 6,368 (58.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,215
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 3,083 (28.1%) of aid recipients
980 (5.0%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $4,097
All Undergraduates
2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
58%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$37,039
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 Nursing Loans
Other Loans
Private Lender 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
$1,907
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