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 1
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 2020-21 Financial Aid
Profile of 2020-21 Financial Aid
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Freshman
Financial Aid Applicants
3,698 (84.3%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
2,675 (72.3%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
2,365 (88.4%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
185 (7.8%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
41%
Average Award
$10,299
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,889 (79.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,649
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,267 (53.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,312
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 870 (36.8%) of aid recipients
388 (8.8%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $4,050
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants
15,142 (74.2%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
11,598 (76.6%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
10,904 (94.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
830 (7.6%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
45%
Average Award
$10,229
Need-Based Gift
Received by 8,699 (79.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,630
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 6,334 (58.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,159
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 2,839 (26.0%) of aid recipients
975 (4.8%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $3,991
All Undergraduates
2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
59%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$25,106
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
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
$1,701
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