In order to get money to pay for college you must file for Financial Aid. All students who are U.S. Citizens or Permanent Residents (Green Card Holders) are eligible. Check out the information below to learn more and to find resources available in English.
If you have questions about filling out the FAFSA form feel free to check out this guide that answers some of our basic questions about the form. Click HERE.
How Does FAFSA Work?
Click the link below to view a how-to guide on FAFSA
Note: This guide comes in multiple languages
FAFSA Step-By-Step Guide
Click the link below to view the video guide for the FAFSA Application
NYS TAP Application
Use this application for NY State Financial Aid. This is separate from FAFSA.
Excelsior helps cover the remaining cost of Public Tuition after PELL (FAFSA) and TAP Grants. It does not cover room & board or any additional fees.
Note: ONLY CUNY & SUNY
NYS TAP Application Guide
Use this to help you get through the TAP Application
Use this apply for NY State aid for Undocumented and other students. Click below to see if you're eligible
TAP Estimate Calculator
Use this tool to estimate your NY State Financial Aid Award
Use this to help you complete the NYS Dream act application
Only complete this form if you are applying for Private Schools & some State Universities for institutional grants
Check the list of Schools that require a CSS Profile
College Board Financial Aid Calculator
Compare the Costs of College with the Financial Aid you received below
CSS Profile Video Guide
Use the link below to guide you through the CSS Profile applicatioon
Did you get selected for FAFSA Verification? Follow the steps below