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Early Decision = Financial Aid?

imfineimfine Registered User Posts: 7 New Member
edited October 2016 in New York University
Will I have a better chance of receiving financial aid by applying early decision?
Thank you.

Replies to: Early Decision = Financial Aid?

  • imfineimfine Registered User Posts: 7 New Member
    Whoops, nevermind. After researching this question more, I found the answer.
  • Fangirl1999Fangirl1999 Registered User Posts: 365 Member
    What was the answer you came to?
  • imfineimfine Registered User Posts: 7 New Member
    Sadly, applying early decision won't improve my chances. Apparently, NYU gives financial aid based on an applicant's desirability.
  • drama2020drama2020 Registered User Posts: 14 New Member
    Depends on the school...my understanding is that Stern and Tisch for example, start at need -if no need, no $...if there is need then they give $ based on desirability...while others such as Steinhardt offer $ with no need...
  • uskoolfishuskoolfish Registered User Posts: 2,930 Senior Member
    edited October 2016
    @drama2020 Steinhardt only gives money without need to music and art students--talent based scholarships. But these merit based talent scholarships without need are only given out to RD students. They are awarded in April. If you apply ED, you will not be considered for them.
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