Comprehensive Fee Waiver

In order to receive the Comprehensive Fee Waiver, a student’s study must take place outside of the University at Buffalo grounds. If a waiver is granted, the Health Services, Transportation, and Campus Life Fees will be waived. Undergraduate students will also have the Athletics and Recreation Fees waived during the fall and spring semesters. Students cannot waive the College Fee, Technology Fee or Transcript Fee components.

Waiver requests are handled per semester. Review the chart that summarizes the data available on previous academic years, plus the most recently completed semester.

Comprehensive Fee Waiver Statistics

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Academic Year

2012 - 2013

2013 - 2014

2014 - 2015

2015 - 2016

2016 - 2017

2017 - 2018

Comp. Fee Waiver Inquiries

1481

2234

1233

2134

2804

2509

Comp. Fee Waivers Granted

1300

2195

3774

3274

2876

5090

Email/Mail Inquiries

1370

1868

693

1467

2006

1988

Phone Inquiries

111

366 540

667

798

521

Graduate students receiving waivers

1034 (79.5%)

1674 (76.3%)

2356 (62.4%)

1894 (57.8%)

1801 (62.6%)

2399 (47.1%)

Undergraduate students receiving waivers

266 (20.5%)

521 (23.7%)

1418 (37.6%)

1380 (42.2%)

1075 (37.4%)

2691 (52.9%)