Financial Aid

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Financial aid (e.g., loans) administered through the State of New York and the federal government, for students with financial need, is only available to domestic students.

FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid)

Domestic applicants should apply for financial aid by filling out a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online. The FAFSA is an application for student aid that collects the basic information needed to determine your eligibility for all of the financial aid programs sponsored by the federal government.

You may receive detailed information by contacting UB's Office of Financial Aid.

Federal TEACH Grant

The Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant Program provides grants to students who commit to teach in a high-need field at a public or private elementary or secondary school that serves students from low-income families.

High-need fields* offered through the Graduate School of Education at UB are identified below:

*These fields are determined by the U.S. Department of Education and not identified by UB. Changes to this list are beyond the control of UB.

UB Office of Financial Aid

For eligible students, there are a number of ways to finance the cost of graduate education. The UB Office of Financial Aid assists students with the financial aid process and their options for funding.

Information subject to change without notice due to changes in federal, state and/or institutional rules and regulations.

Campus & Part-Time Jobs

The Office of Career Services can help students interested in working during their studies. Students who are eligible to work on campus may find a position as one of the following: student assistant, work study or graduate/research/teaching assistant.