Understanding Eligibility for Financial Aid
Who is eligible?
You and your family are making an important investment in your education and you deserve to have all the information about what financial resources are available in order to make the best financial decision. Financial aid is any source of funds available to help students pay for their college education. Most assistance is in the form of grants, loans and employment, and is most often awarded on the basis of demonstrated financial need.
At Binghamton, we make all our undergraduate admission decisions without regard to family income, and all students are eligible to receive some form of financial aid assistance. Note: aid received (from all sources) cannot exceed the cost of attendance.
FEDERAL AID ONCE DEGREE REQUIREMENTS ARE MET:
Once degree requirements are met, students are no longer eligible for federal aid funding for that degree.
International students and financial aid
As a public university, Binghamton University is able to offer an elite education
at a fraction of the cost of U.S. private schools. International students are not
eligible for federal/state funding, however, we encourage you to refer to the information
maintained by the Office of International Student and Scholar Services Office (ISSS) which may be helpful to you.
If a student visa is required to enroll, international students must submit an International Student Financial Statement (110 KB) and an official bank statement verifying their ability to meet all education and living expenses for the first year of study.
Current students are encouraged to review these funding options maintained by the Office of International Students and Scholar Services.