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If you qualify for financial aid, we’ll help you find it. Multiple resources may be available to assist in investing in your education. Our experienced financial aid advisors are committed to helping you understand your options and assisting you in applying for various forms of financial aid if you qualify.

At Swedish Institute, we strive to make higher education affordable for every student. We offer a variety of financial assistance programs designed to help our students reach their educational and professional goals. We can assist you in applying for loans, grants, and scholarships. We also offer Federal Work Study Programs to those who qualify. Qualified veterans and their dependents are eligible for educational benefits while attending programs at Swedish Institute. Contact the Financial Aid office for detailed information about applying for VA benefits. Further information is also available at the Veteran’s Administration website.

Financial Aid Facts

Swedish Institute FAFSA School Code: 016904

This is the School Code used to complete your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at www.fafsa.ed.gov. Pursue your career dreams! Get started with your financial aid application today and see what type of aid you may qualify for toward your educational goals.

Step 1: Create your Federal Student Aid (FSA) ID

If you do not already have a FSA ID, create yours at: https://fsaid.ed.gov/npas/index.htm. Your FSA ID will allow you to access all Federal Student Aid websites.

Create your FSA ID

Step 2: Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

Swedish Institute FAFSA School Code: 016904

This is the School Code needed to complete your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at www.fafsa.ed.gov. Get started with your financial aid application today and see if you qualify.

The easiest way to complete or correct your FAFSA with accurate tax information is by using the IRS Data Retrieval Tool through www.fafsa.ed.gov.  In a few steps, most students and parents who filed a tax return can view and transfer their tax return information directly into their FAFSA.

For New York State Residents: apply for New York State’s Tuition Assistance Program (TAP). The New York State Higher Education Services Corporation (HESC) is the State’s student financial aid agency, helping people pay for college.

To complete your online TAP application, you must first create a user name and personal identification number (PIN). Click here: https://www.hesc.ny.gov/pay-for-college/apply-for-financial-aid/nys-tap/apply-for-tap.html.

 

 

 

 

Step 3: Complete your Entrance Counseling and Master Promissory Note

Students that borrow loans under the Federal Direct Loan Programs are required to complete entrance counseling, and a Master Promissory Note before any student loans can be originated. Your financial aid advisor will assist you through the process, and answer any questions that you may have regarding the Federal Direct Loan Programs.

To receive your Federal Direct Loan(s), you will need to sign a Master Promissory Note, which is a promise to make payments on your loan(s). You can sign it electronically online at: https://studentloans.gov/.

Sign Promissory Note

Step 4: Meet with a Financial Aid Advisor

During your meeting with a Financial Aid Advisor, you will be given detailed financial aid information regarding your eligibility of federal and state aid. An FAA will provide the student with an itemized list of additional documents that will need to be submitted for financial aid packaging completion.

Step 5: Student Account Information

Students are further encouraged to meet with the Bursar Office regarding any questions concerning their student finances and expenses while in attendance.

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If you have questions regarding your financial aid, please give us a call so we may assist you.

Contact Swedish Institute’s Financial Aid Office: 1-212-924-5900, x198

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