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First time freshmen, transfer students and students who wish to apply for associate or bachelor’s degree programs.


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Students who wish to apply for master’s degree programs or advanced certifications.


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Students who wish to apply for our online-only degree programs.

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First-time freshmen and transfer students looking for the full on-campus college experience.

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Working professionals and adults who've been out of school for a while, looking to advance their careers.

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Students looking to earn a degree entirely online.

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Undergraduate Programs

High school students and transfer students who want to enroll in day classes at the Buffalo campus.


Adult and Graduate Programs

Adult learners applying to our undergraduate or graduate degree programs at either our Buffalo or Rochester campuses.


Online Programs

Adult learners applying to our online undergraduate or graduate degree programs.

Federal Direct Stafford Loansnext

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Stafford loans are provided by the federal government students who are enrolled at least half-time. There are two different types of Stafford Loans: Subsidized Stafford Loans and Unsubsidized Stafford Loans. Eligibility for a Subsidized Stafford Loan is based on financial need, and the federal government will pay the interest while you are enrolled at least half-time, during your grace period, and during deferment periods. Repayment begins six months after you graduate, withdraw, or drop below half-time status.  The Unsubsidized Stafford Loan is not based on need, and you are responsible for paying the interest during all periods, starting from the date the loan is first disbursed. Interest can be deferred while in school, but it will be capitalized (added to the principal balance) at repayment, which begins six months after leaving school or dropping below half-time.

Students begin the application process for a Stafford Loan by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Upon receipt of award letter from the Financial Aid Office, and confirmation of the loan amount the student intends to borrow, the Financial Aid Office will complete the loan certification. First-time borrowers must complete and sign a Stafford Loan Electronic Master Promissory Note (e-MPN). This can be done on the web site: www.studentloans.gov. Students must maintain SAP to receive Stafford Loans.

Annual and Aggregate Limits

Borrower Dependency Status and Grade Level

Subsidized Stafford Loans ($)

Total Subsidized and Unsubsidized Stafford Loans ($)

Dependent Undergraduate Annual loan limits

 

 

1st Year

3,500

5,500

2nd Year

4,500

6,500

3rd Year and above

5,500

7,500

Aggregate loan limits

23,000

31,000

Independent Undergraduate Annual loan limits

 

 

1st Year

3,500

9,500

2nd Year

4,500

10,500

3rd Year and above

5,500

12,500

Aggregate Loan limits

23,000

57,500