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A substantial amount of student aid comes from scholarships and grants available directly through Utica College. For example, in Fall 2012, the average financial aid package for incoming freshman students, including:
  • Grants
  • Scholarships
  • Student employment
  • Federal loans
...was $28,269. The average Utica College grant for incoming freshmen that year was $16,124.

Transfer Achievement Awards

Transfer Achievement Awards for transfer students entering UC full-time with a minimum of 30 hours from a regionally accredited college:

3.75 - 4.00 GPA $15,000
3.33 - 3.74 GPA $13,000
2.90 - 3.32 GPA $11,000
2.50 - 2.89 GPA $10,000

In addition, students who have completed an Associate's Degree at any accredited college will receive an additional $2,500.

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[Utica College's federal school code is 002883]

Use this application to apply for all kinds of federal student aid, including
  • Pell Grants,
  • various types of student loans, and
  • student employment aid.
Submitting your FAFSA also begins the process of determining your eligibility for receiving
direct aid from Utica College.

What you will need for your FAFSA:
  • Utica College's federal school code: 002883
  • Your social security number and your parents’ social security numbers (if needed)
  • Your driver’s license (if you have one)
  • Your alien registration number (if you are not a U.S. citizen)
  • Last year’s federal income tax forms, information about untaxed income (such as Social Security, TANF, or veterans benefits), and information about savings, investments and farm assets for yourself, your spouse (if you’re married), and your parents (if you’re including parent information)

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   (New York State residents only)

New York State offers several options for state residents, including:
  • the Tuition Assistance Program (TAP),
  • the Higher Education Opportunity Program (HEOP), and
  • the Collegiate Science and Technology Program (CSTEP).
Learn more about New York State student aid at

Note: UC’s TAP code is 1022 (for undergraduates).


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Financial Aid Links:

The Student Guide

FSA on the Web
Help in completing FAFSA
Federal School Codes
College Opportunities
U.S. Dept. of Labor
U.S. Dept. of Education
Financial Aid for Students
NYS Higher Education
NY College Savings Program
AmeriCorps Education

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