Financial Resources

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Learn how we can make a UB degree even more affordable. As a public school in the SUNY system, the University at Buffalo has a worldwide reputation for excellence, but costs much less than private schools. Combine those accolades with the low cost of living in a Western New York and funding opportunities, and your return on investment will prove hard to beat.

A job or assistantship can help you gain valuable experience, while further off-setting the cost of your education. Learn about all of your options through the university.

Financial aid — consisting of loans, grants, scholarships and other types — is administered through the State of New York and the Federal government for students with financial need. This form of aid is only available to domestic students.

The Office of Student Accounts provides students with information regarding tuition and fees, tuition statements, waivers, billing, payments, holds, residency questions, refunds, direct deposits, liability deadlines and payment plan options.

Learn about the scholarships and awards that have been established to provide financial support for our students and other funding opportunities.

Sometimes students experience unexpected or emergency circumstances for which they need financial assistance. The Graduate School of Education Student Emergency/Hardship Fund is designed to provide limited financial assistance to GSE students who, due to circumstances beyond their control, encounter an emergency situation or unforeseen expenses. The student emergency fund is designated to off-set short-term financial need and is not intended to replace or supplement financial aid or scholarships.

Eligible students can finance the cost of graduate education in a variety of ways. Learn more about available financing at the University and national award opportunities.