Students and their families to see the cost of attendance and financial aid offerings at each campus, including campus-specific information such as graduation rate, median borrowing and loan default rate.
The average indebtedness of a SUNY graduate is $22,575, below the national average of $26,600, SUNY officials said, and the majority of SUNY students repay their loans.
“This is a positive step in streamlining the financial aid process for prospective students and their families,” Rob Mazzei, director of admissions at the State University College of Technology at Delhi, said in a prepared statement. “It will allow them to compare colleges and make informed decisions on loan borrowing.”
Anything colleges can do to make the process more transparent for students is a big step in the right direction.