Financial Aid Packaging Examples

Here are just a few examples how students benefit from financial aid. We hope these sample profiles* give you with a fuller sense of how to utilize the full range of financial aid opportunities and reduce the cost of your the School of Engineering education.

Note: These are representative of the types of possible packages, but are not actual the School of Engineering students.

James, Class of 2012

James is a sophomore at the School of Engineering, pursuing his BS in the Department of Finance and Risk Engineering. James lives at his family’s home in Manhattan and commutes to the School of Engineering for classes.

The School of Engineering Merit-Based Scholarship $12,000
Federal Grants (Pell, SEOG) $3,100
N.Y. State Grants $2,075
the School of Engineering Need-Based Grant $5,000
Federal Loans $7,500
Total Aid $29,675
the School of Engineering Tuition and Fees $39,565
Out-of-Pocket Expenses $9,890

Heather, Class of 2014

Heather just began her studies at the School of Engineering in the Department of Computer and Information Engineering. She moved to Brooklyn from her family’s home in Westchester, NY and is living in on-campus housing. Her outstanding academic performance has earned her both the School of Engineering's Othmer Honors Program Scholarship, as well as a Dean's Scholarship. She also benefits from a combination of New York State and Federal loans and grants.

Honors College Scholarship $5,000
the School of Engineering Merit-Based Scholarship $18,000
Federal Grants (Pell, SEOG) $5,900
NY State Grants $4,800
the School of Engineering Need-Based Grant $1,500
Federal Loans $5,500
Total Aid $40,700
the School of Engineering Tuition, Fees, Room and Board charges $47,730
Out-of-Pocket Expenses $7,030

Mike, Class of 2011

Mike has nearly finished his BS in the department of Chemical and Biological Sciences. He has already had several conversations with prospective employers through the School of Engineering's Career Management Center and looks forward to graduating this year. Mike lives on-campus, was awarded a work-study position and, because of his superlative academic and extracurricular activities, received an the School of Engineering Merit-Based Scholarship.

The School of Engineering Merit-Based Scholarship $12,000
Federal Grants (Pell, SEOG) $3,600
N.Y. State Grants $3,200
the School of Engineering Need-Based Grant $8,000
Federal Loans $7,500
Total Aid $34,300
the School of Engineering Tuition, Fees, Room and Board charges $47,730
Out-of-Pocket Expenses $13,430

*These are representative of the types of possible packages, but are not actual the School of Engineering students.