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Financial Aid Basics

Financial Aid Counselor with StudentWe know that the financial aid process can seem overwhelming. You and your family will have many questions that include: What application forms are required? Am I eligible for scholarships? How can I secure a student loan?

At LIU Post, we believe higher education should be available to everyone. Our financial assistance counselors are here to answer all of your questions and to guide you through the entire process to ensure your peace of mind.

In addition to speaking with a counselor, you also can use the links in this section to assist you in the college planning process. You will find details on the different types of scholarships, grants and loans available from LIU Post, New York State, and the federal government as well as information on procedures, payment plans and application deadlines. You can refer to our handy glossary to gain a better understanding of commonly used financial aid terms.

Financial aid is available for students pursuing bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees. Click on How to Apply in the left-hand navigation to access the FAFSA, CSS Profile or TAP forms required to apply for all forms of financial aid.

For our Undergraduate Guide to Student Financial Assistance 2014-2015, click here.
For our Graduate Guide to Student Financial Assistance 2014-2015, click here.