There are many different programs available to assist families in meeting the cost of higher education. Although every family’s financial aid package will be different, each consists of a combination of grants, scholarships, NYS aid, loans, and/or federal work-study.
Basic responsibility for financing higher education rests with students and their families; financial aid is offered to supplement the family's maximum financial effort.
Types of Aid:
- Federal Pell grants
- Federal supplemental educational opportunity grant (SEOG)
- New York State Aid
- New York State degree applicable requirements
- TEACH grant
- Federal Direct Loans
- Federal Nursing Loan
- Graduate PLUS Loan
- Parent PLUS Loan
- Perkins Loan (no longer available)
- Private Loans