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Private Colleges and Universities:
Access for Undocumented Students

Adelphi University

1 South Ave Garden City NY 11530

Bard College

30 Campus Rd, Annandale-On-Hudson, New York, 12504

Cornell University

144 Feeney Way Ithaca NY 14853

Adelphi University

1 South Ave, Garden City, New York 11530 USA

Access Information

  • Are undocumented students considered or treated as domestic students for purposes of admission and financial aid?

    Yes

    Additional information:"Adelphi does not ask in-depth questions on immigration status in [their] admissions applications. Thus, Adelphi does not have any records that would identify students as undocumented unless a particular student has self-disclosed information in an essay or supporting material. Adelphi does not actively track any of this self-identifying information."

  • Are undocumented students eligible for merit-based aid/scholarships?

    Yes

    Additional information:"All academically qualified students receive consideration for merit scholarships regardless of immigration status."

  • Are undocumented students eligible for need-based financial aid?

    Yes

  • What financial aid applications should an undocumented student submit (i.e. CSS, FAFSA, forms unique to the school)?

    N/A

  • Does the college or university have an assigned staff member for undocumented students (i.e. such as an undocumented student liaison) or an undocumented student resource center?

    No

  • Is there a student organization or club comprised of or advocating for undocumented students?

    No

  • Does your school provide free/low cost access to legal services for undocumented students for immigration-related issues (e.g. DACA renewals or applications, legal screenings)?

    No

  • Does your institution have a website specific for undocumented/DACAmented student support services?

Bard College

30 Campus Rd, Annandale-On-Hudson, New York 12504 USA

Access Information

  • Are undocumented students considered or treated as domestic students for purposes of admission and financial aid?

    Yes

    Additional information:N/A

  • Are undocumented students eligible for merit-based aid/scholarships?

    N/A

    Additional information:N/A

  • Are undocumented students eligible for need-based financial aid?

    Yes

    Additional information:N/A

  • What financial aid applications should an undocumented student submit (i.e. CSS, FAFSA, forms unique to the school)?

    CSS Profile

  • Does the college or university have an assigned staff member for undocumented students (i.e. such as an undocumented student liaison) or an undocumented student resource center?

    No

  • Is there a student organization or club comprised of or advocating for undocumented students?

    No

  • Does your school provide free/low cost access to legal services for undocumented students for immigration-related issues (e.g. DACA renewals or applications, legal screenings)?

    Yes

  • Does your institution have a website specific for undocumented/DACAmented student support services?

Cornell University

144 Feeney Way, Ithaca, New York 14853 USA

Access Information

  • Are undocumented students considered or treated as domestic students for purposes of admission and financial aid?

    Yes

  • Are undocumented students eligible for merit-based aid/scholarships?

    No

    Additional information:Cornell does not offer merit-based scholarships to any undergraduate, regardless of citizenship.

  • Are undocumented students eligible for need-based financial aid?

    Yes

  • What financial aid applications should an undocumented student submit (i.e. CSS, FAFSA, forms unique to the school)?

    CSS Profile

  • Does the college or university have an assigned staff member for undocumented students (i.e. such as an undocumented student liaison) or an undocumented student resource center?

    Yes

  • Is there a student organization or club comprised of or advocating for undocumented students?

    Yes

  • Does your school provide free/low cost access to legal services for undocumented students for immigration-related issues (e.g. DACA renewals or applications, legal screenings)?

    Yes

  • Does your institution have a website specific for undocumented/DACAmented student support services?

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