Financial Aid - Advanced

  • These links to resources are provided to help families through the process of figuring out how to pay for college. In many situations, this requires a combination of financial aid and scholarships.

    Student Loan Calculator

    The New York Times has created a student loan calculator to offer a guide to the borrowing picture at various institutions — and what it takes after graduation to repay the loans. Use the calculator.



    New York State Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics (STEM) Incentive Program

    New York State has launched a Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Incentive Program, which will encourage the best and brightest high school students to pursue high-demand, high-tech careers and build their future in New York. The program provides a full SUNY or CUNY tuition scholarship to the top 10% of students in every New York high school if they major in a STEM field and work in a STEM job in New York State for five years after graduation. Read more about this program.

    Financial Responsibility Guide
    Click this guide to help you understand your financial responsibilities and obligations after you graduate from high school! 

    The CSS Profile Form

    *Some colleges also require the CSS Profile form (in addition to the FAFSA), which is available at Mostly private, selective colleges require the Profile - check the list on their website to find out if the schools you are applying to require this form.

    *Some colleges (again, usually the private, selective schools) require that their own financial aid form be filled out in addition to the FAFSA.