Incoming Students

All students who are considering NU should apply for financial aid. NU has streamlined the process to make it as easy as possible for you. Here's what to do:

  1. Submit the FAFSA to the federal processing agency starting Oct. 1  (priority filing date Feb. 15)  by filing online at Make sure you put NU's federal code of 002788 on the FAFSA. Upon filing the FAFSA link to the New York Tuition Assistance Program (TAP) website at Be sure to put NU's New York TAP code of 0560 on the Tap Application. If you need a paper FAFSA, contact the Federal Student Aid Information Center toll free at 1.800.433.3243.
  2. If you would like assistance completing these forms, NU's Financial Aid Office will help. Call them at 716.286.8686 or email at for more information.
  3. After you have been accepted for admission to NU and your FAFSA has been processed, NU will provide you with a confidential financial aid award letter which will detail specific scholarships, grants, loans, and other aid programs that you'll receive.