Financial Aid Resources for Graduate Students
The following financial aid sources are available to matriculated graduate students enrolled in aid-eligible graduate programs only. Full-time enrollment for aid purposes is considered 12 credits or more, with half-time enrollment being 6 credits.
The following graduate degree programs and graduate certificate programs are eligible for federal aid at SUNY Plattsburgh. Students matriculated in other graduate certificate programs are not eligible for federal aid.
- All master’s programs
- All combined bachelor’s and master’s programs
- School building leader certificate
Graduate students who have not been accepted into an aid-eligible graduate program are generally not eligible to participate in federal aid programs. Non-matriculated students or students in programs that are not aid-eligible may qualify for private alternative loans.
Specific financial aid information provided below is subject to change.
SUNY Plattsburgh Aid
New York State & External Aid
Federal Financial Aid
Financial Aid For Non-Matriculation
Some students enroll in coursework for enrichment or professional development purposes. Students who are not admitted into a degree or certificate program are not eligible for federal, state or institutional financial aid. If interested, non-matriculated students may apply for a private student loan. Income and credit eligibility guidelines exist; contact the lender for more information.