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SUNY Binghamton provides financial aid packages to its students based on both merit and need. Financial need is determined and packages provided for need-based aid after students fill out the FAFSA and admissions packet. Financial aid awards come in the form of scholarships, federal, state and institutional grants, federal work-study , and student and parent federal loans.

Students can seek additional funds through  off-campus employment opportunities and by researching and applying to outside scholarships. Additional aid opportunities may be available for students seeking summer and winter aid along with aid opportunities for studying abroad.

On the SUNY Binghamton Financial Aid page, students can find access to a variety of tools and resources including, the cost of attendance page, the net price calculator, a SUNY cost comparison worksheet, a handy student financing checklist, and a page dedicated to loan informational resources. There is also a helpful Tips for Affording College Page for students to access to help guide them in the process of applying for financial aid and paying for their education at Binghamton.


The SUNY Smart Track Financial Literacy budgeting tool links to courses, tools, tips, and articles. Students can create an account to access these helpful tools and comprehensive resources. Prospective students can sign up here while current students can sign up here.

SUNY Binghamton features a Financial Literacy and Wellness Center, part of Binghamton University Fleishman Center for Career and Professional Development and in partnership with Visions Federal Credit Union. This center provides students with financial wellness walk-in hours and workshop classes such as Adulting 101 and Guide to Financial Wellness, and Negotiating a Job Offer. The entrance of the center features an interactive display where students can experiment with web modules and learn about financial wellness topics.

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