Financial Aid

D’Youville strives to be an affordable choice for every student.

Learn more about your options, and how to get started with funding your education.

How to Apply For Financial Aid

  1. Review the Financial Aid Timeline
  2. Submit Your FAFSA
    Starting Oct. 1, fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The FAFSA is your first step to apply for financial aid and is required to be considered for need-based aid, including grants, loans and work-study. Important facts:

    • The D’Youville school code for your FAFSA is 002712.
    • You must file a FAFSA before each academic year to be considered for financial aid.
    • To be eligible for priority funding, file your FAFSA as early as Oct. 1 but no later than April 15.
    • Complete the FAFSA online (recommended) or by using a paper form.
    • The financial aid office may ask for additional documents after you file your FAFSA. Check your email often, and make sure you submit any additional documents as soon as possible.

    After completing your FAFSA, you may be selected for verification based on your application. Students can be selected for verification by either the federal government or by D’Youville. To avoid delays, please submit all required documents promptly. More information can be found on the FAFSA verification page.

  3. Explore Pell Grants and the Tuition Assistance Program (TAP)
    Online students are specifically eligible for these two forms of aid. Neither must be paid back. In addition, Scholarship Universe will help you discover scholarship programs you may qualify for and determine which options will benefit you. You may use this service once you’re enrolled as a student at DYC. For information, visit our Scholarship Universe page.
  4. Explore Loans
    If your family’s expected contributions fall short of tuition costs, explore loans. Both federal and private loans are available.