Federal Financial Aid

Federal Financial Aid

Students can pursue federal financial aid to help fund further their education. NYFA advises applicants seeking NYFA federal financial aid and assistance to work with the financial aid office. It has been our experience that applicants and families who take the time to understand the financial aid process benefit by receiving the maximum amount of financial aid for which they are eligible.

How To Apply for Federal Financial Aid

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

Federal Loans

Federal loan programs are an affordable way for students to pursue higher education. To learn more about eligibility and criteria for getting a federal loan, visit NYFA’s federal loans page.

Pell Grant

The Federal Pell Grant is awarded to eligible undergraduate applicants or students who have not earned a bachelor’s or professional degree. Award amounts are based on the applicant’s level of need and enrollment status. To learn more about the Federal Pell Grant, please visit NYFA’s scholarship and grants page.

Federal Student Forms

Students can access the necessary verification forms and statement of support forms on NYFA’s Federal Student forms page.


Many of our programs have been approved for veterans education benefits. In addition, all those who are not fully covered by the Post-9/11 GI bill will receive a 15% discount on tuition. Please see www.gibill.va.gov or call 1-888-GIBILL-1 (1-888-442-4551) for information on your eligibility and how to obtain your certificate of eligibility.

Please contact our Office of Veterans Services, 818-333-3558 to confirm program approvals. To learn more, visit NYFA’s Veteran page.

Additional Methods of Financing Your NYFA Education

Institutional Financial Aid


Private Loans

Federal and State Grant Programs