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Number Received Financial Aid (All Undergraduate) 12,075
Percent Received Financial Aid(All Undergraduate) 57%
Average Aid Amount $8,549
Number Received Financial Aid (Freshmen) 3,459
Percent Received Financial Aid (Freshmen) 83%

Financial Aid Information at UB

For the academic year 2018-2019, a total of 12,075 students (57% of undergraduate students) received one or more financial aid including grants, scholarships, and/or student loans. The average financial aid amount is $8,549. For freshmen (Full-time, first-time degree-seeking undergraduate students), 3,459 students (83% of enrolled students) received financial aid.
The 2021 undergraduate tuition & fees at University at Buffalo is $10,526 for New York residents and $28,196 for out-of-state students, for reference.

All Undergraduate Students Financial Aid

For the academic year 2018-2019, a total of 12,075 students (57% of all students) have received grants or scholarships and the average received aid amount is $8,549. It includes federal, state, local, institutional, or other sources of grant aid. The following table describes the financial aid statistics by aid types at University at Buffalo for all undergraduate students.
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid at University at Buffalo
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Federal, state, local, institutional or other grant aid12,07557%$8,549
Pell Grants6,83132%$4,886
Federal Student Loans9,78947%$6,295

Beginning Students Financial Aid

a total of 3,459 beginning students (83% of all freshmen) have received any financial aid and 3,373 students (81% of all freshmen) awarded any student loans. The headcount includes the number of full-time, first-time degree-seeking beginning undergraduate students. The below table shows the number and amount by the source of financial aid at University at Buffalo.
Beginning Students (Freshmen) Financial Aid at University at Buffalo
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Student Financial Aid3,45983%-
Grants or Scholarship from All Sources2,87469%$8,774
Federal Grants1,48536%$5,240
Pell Grants1,48136%$5,076
Other Federal Grants85120%$310
State/Local Grants2,07150%$4,016
Institutional Grants2,73065%$3,340
Student Loans2,23654%$7,597
Federal Student Loans2,20653%$5,439
Other Student Loans40410%$12,345

Students Headcount by Living Status

For academic year 2018-2019, total 2,644 full-time beginning students have enrolled and attended University at Buffalo. Among them, 2,149 students have lived on campus and 98 students lived off campus (without family). Next table shows the students count by living status and years.
Student Headcount by Living Location/Setting at University at Buffalo
Living Status201620172018
Living On-Campus1,7271,9652,149
Living Off-Campus with Family326327397
Living Off-Campus without Family816798

Grants and Scholarship Aid By Income Level (Paying In-State Tuition)

Next table shows number of students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded any grant/scholarship by income level for academic year 2018-2019 . The sources of grants and scholarship aid are the federal government, state/local government, or the institution.
Grants of Scholarship Aid Statistics By Income Level at University at Buffalo
Income LevelNumber of StudentsNumber of Students AwardedTotal Amount Aid Awarded Average Amount Aid Awarded
All level2,5462,053$19,039,830$7,478
$0 - $30,000790790$10,310,343$13,051
$30,001 - $48,000376375$3,861,201$10,269
$48,001 - $75,000340331$2,101,644$6,181
$75,001 - $110,000377304$1,650,769$4,379
$110,001 or more663253$1,115,873$1,683