Partner Colleges

New colleges and universities are continually being recruited. Please visit this page often to see new Partner Colleges.

Private Colleges:  Say Yes Tuition Scholarship for students with family incomes at/under $75,000, unless noted;  Choice Grant up to $5,000 toward tuition for students with family incomes above $75,000.

Tuition Scholarships at private colleges and universities that are members of the Say Yes Buffalo Higher Education Compact are available to students with an annual family income at or below $75,000, unless noted; some institutions look at family assets in addition to annual income to determine their awards.  Students with an annual family income above $75,000 who choose to attend a Compact institution are eligible for a Say Yes Buffalo Choice Grant of up to $5,000 toward tuition costs.

Please note: The colleges and universities that are members of the Say Yes Buffalo Higher Education Compact are the primary source of funding to Say Yes students attending their institutions.  While all of the colleges have agreed to the basic conditions of the Say Yes program, the institutions may have policies and restrictions that are unique.  The determination of the actual award that a student receives will be made by the college at its discretion based on the institution's policies.

Private Colleges: (Say Yes Buffalo Higher Education Compact members) 

  1. Brown University
  2. Bryant & Stratton College - Buffalo, Southtowns, or Amherst locations 
  3. Canisius College - 10 Say Yes Buffalo scholarships available yearly. Contact Canisius for details.
  4. Clarkson University - May provide financial aid packages that cover more than just tuition costs, for example, room and board, and/or books.  Contact Clarkson for details.
  5. Colgate UniversityTransfer students not eligible. Colgate will consider family assets in addition to total family income to determine eligibility for Say Yes Awards.
  6. Columbia University
  7. Cooper Union - Tuition scholarship for students from any family income.
  8. Cornell UniversityMay provide financial aid packages that cover more than just tuition costs, for example, room and board, and/or books.  Contact Cornell for details.
  9. Crouse Hospital College of Nursing - at least 2 Say Yes Buffalo scholarships available yearly.
  10. D'Youville College - 10 Say Yes Buffalo Scholarships yearly.  Contact D'Youville for details.
  11. Daemen College - 2 Say Yes Buffalo Scholarships available yearly. Contact Daemen for details.
  12. Dartmouth CollegeMay provide financial aid packages that cover more than just tuition costs, for example, room and board, and/or books.  Contact Dartmouth for details.
  13. Denison College
  14. Drexel University5 Say Yes Scholarships available yearly. Contact Drexel for details.
  15. Duke University - May provide financial aid packages that cover more than just tuition costs, for example, room and board, and/or books. Duke will consider family assets in addition to total family income to determine eligibility for Say Yes Awards.  Contact Duke for details.
  16. Georgetown University - Georgetown will consider family assets in addition to total family income to determine eligibility for Say Yes Awards.  Contact Georgetown for details.
  17. Hamilton College
  18. Harvard UniversityMay provide financial aid packages that cover more than just tuition costs, for example, room and board, and/or books.  Contact Harvard for details.
  19. Hilbert College - 1 Say Yes Buffalo Scholarship available yearly.  Contact Hilbert for details.
  20. Houghton College - At least 3 Say Yes Buffalo Scholarships available yearly. Contact Houghton for details.
  21. Kenyon College
  22. Lesley University - 1 Say Yes Scholarship available yearly.  Contact Lesley for details.
  23. Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  24. Medaille College
  25. Monroe College
  26. Muhlenberg College
  27. New York University
  28. Niagara University - 3 Say Yes Scholarships available yearly.  Contact NU for details.
  29. Northeastern University
  30. Northwestern University
  31. Paul Smith's College of the Adirondacks
  32. Pomona College
  33. Princeton University
  34. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
  35. Rhodes CollegeMay provide financial aid packages that cover more than just tuition costs, for example, room and board, and/or books.  Contact Rhodes for details.
  36. Rochester Institute of Technology-10 Say Yes Buffalo Scholarships available yearly.  Contact RIT for details.
  37. Rice UniversityMay provide financial aid packages that cover more than just tuition costs, for example, room and board, and/or books.  Contact Rice for details.
  38. St. Bonaventure University - at least 4 Say Yes Buffalo Scholarships available yearly.  Contact St. Bonaventure for details.
  39. St. Joseph's College of Nursing2 Say Yes Scholarships available yearly.  Contact St. Joseph's for details.
  40. Sewanee:  The University of the SouthMay provide financial aid packages that cover more than just tuition costs, for example, room and board, and/or books.  Contact Sewanee for details.
  41. Smith College
  42. Syracuse University - Tuition scholarships available to students with family incomes below $100,000/year.
  43. Trinity College
  44. Trocaire College - 12 Say Yes Buffalo Scholarships available yearly.  Contact Trocaire for details.
  45. University of Notre Dame
  46. University of Pennsylvania
  47. University of Rochester
  48. Vanderbilt UniversityMay provide financial aid packages that cover more than just tuition costs, for example, room and board, and/or books.  Contact Vanderbilt for details.
  49. Vassar College
  50. Villa Maria College
  51. Washington University
  52. Williams College
  53. Yale University

 

Public Colleges:  Say Yes Tuition Scholarship to students from any family income

City University of New York (CUNY) Senior Colleges

  • Baruch College
  • Brooklyn College
  • City College
  • College of Staten Island
  • Hunter College
  • John Jay College of Criminal Justice
  • Lehman College
  • Medgar Evers College
  • New York City College of Technology
  • Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education
  • Queens College
  • York College

CUNY Community Colleges

  • Borough of Manhattan Community College
  • Bronx Community College
  • Hostos Community College
  • Kingsborough Community College
  • LaGuardia Community College
  • Queensborough Community College

State University of New York (SUNY) University Centers

  • Binghamton University
  • Stony Brook University
  • University at Albany
  • University at Buffalo

SUNY Technology Colleges

  • Alfred State, College of Technology
  • Delhi
  • Farmingdale State College
  • Maritime College
  • Morrisville State College
  • SUNY Canton
  • SUNY Cobleskill
  • SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry
  • SUNY IT (Institute of Technology)

SUNY University Colleges

  • Buffalo State College
  • Oswego
  • Plattsburgh
  • Potsdam
  • Purchase College
  • SUNY College at Old Westbury
  • SUNY College at Oneonta
  • SUNY Cortland
  • SUNY Fredonia
  • SUNY Geneseo
  • SUNY New Paltz
  • The College at Brockport

SUNY Community Colleges

  • Adirondack Community College
  • Broome Community College
  • Cayuga County Community College
  • Clinton Community College
  • Columbia-Greene Community College
  • Corning Community College
  • Dutchess Community College
  • Erie Community College
  • Fashion Institute of Technology
  • Finger Lakes Community College
  • Fulton-Montgomery Community College
  • Genesee Community College
  • Herkimer County Community College
  • Hudson Valley Community College
  • Jamestown Community College
  • Jefferson Community College
  • Mohawk Valley Community College
  • Monroe Community College
  • Nassau Community College
  • Niagara County Community College
  • North Country Community College
  • Onondaga Community College
  • Orange County Community College
  • Rockland Community College
  • Schenectady County Community College
  • Suffolk County Community College
  • Sullivan County Community College
  • Tompkins Cortland Community College
  • Ulster County Community College
  • Westchester Community College