Paying For Your Education

Federal Tax Benefits External Link Image Icon
Tax benefits for those saving for or paying for higher education 

Financial Aid Estimators External Link Image Icon
Estimate how much student aid you may receive, based on your expected family contribution.

Financial Aid on the Web External Link Image Icon
Federal site that guides families through the process, helps them project education costs and matches students with colleges and careers.

MortgageLoan.com External Link Image Icon
College savings calculator and others

New York Higher Education Loan Program (NYHELPs) External Link Image Icon
NYHELPs gives students and families a low-cost way to make up the difference between the cost of college and available financial aid.

New York State Education Department Scholarships
Regents Health Care, Professional Opportunity, Robert C. Byrd, Academic Excellence, Physician Loan Forgiveness

Private Colleges and Universities: Financial Aid External Link Image Icon
Process and programs

Paying for College External Link Image Icon
The New York State Higher Education Services Corporation (HESC) helps people pay for college.

Princeton Review External Link Image Icon
Tools and strategies

Saving for College External Link Image Icon
Internet guide to 529 plans for college savings

Scholarship Search External Link Image Icon
Scholarship databases

Scholarship Help and Advice External Link Image Icon

Student and Family Resource Center External Link Image Icon
Guidelines for moving through the financial aid system

Tax Benefits for College Savings External Link Image Icon
Tax advantages and investment programs

Tuition Assistance Program (TAP) Award Calculator External Link Image Icon
Calculates TAP award for New York State residents studying in-state 

Tuition Tax Credit/Deduction External Link Image Icon
For undergraduate study

Last Updated: June 29, 2011