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Economic Guidelines

Economic guidelines mandated by the New York State Education Department are set up, as indicated below, according to the number of people in the household. Money earned by a student is not included in this guideline unless the student supports or helps support the household.

Please consult the Financial Aid Office or HEOP concerning any clarifications needed on the guidelines.

New York State Opportunity Programs Income Eligibility Criteria 2019-2020
Household Size 2017 Income
1 Person in Family/Household $22,459
2 Persons in Family/Household $30,451
3 Persons in Family/Household $38,443
4 Persons in Family/Household $46,453
5 Persons in Family/Household $54,427
6 Persons in Family/Household $62,419
7 Persons in Family/Household $70,411
8 Persons in Family/Household $78,403*

*Add $7,7992 for each family member in excess of 8.

Learn more about the Economic Eligibility Criteria for Opportunity Program.