The 2020-2021 FAFSA is Now Available!

Ready to apply to Rutgers?
View your important
financial aid information
all in one place.

Visit the online student portal for information about fully online programs.

Explore several
options that can help
you pay your term bill.

RBHS students must submit
an additional financial
aid application.

The Student Employment Office
can help you find a work study
or part-time job.

Office of Financial Aid

Committed to making your education affordable

Providing the highest quality service to undergraduate, graduate and professional students in pursuit of their academic goals, the Office of Financial Aid is committed to assisting students and families in planning for and meeting expenses associated with attendance at the university.

Attending Rutgers may be more affordable than you think. To help eligible students afford a Rutgers education, the university offers scholarships, grants, student employment, information about loans, and tuition payment plans.

Federal School Code


Ready to apply?

Learn how to apply for financial aid.

Check Documents

Manage your required documents online.

Award Status

View your Award Letter online.

Need a job?

The Student Employment Office can help.

More than
million in aid was received by undergraduate students
More than
of undergraduate students received some form of aid
Average financial aid offer was
for undergraduates in the 2017–2018 academic year

Financial Aid Timeline

NOVNovember 2019: Term bill statements available for spring 2020 semester.
DECBy December 1, 2019: priority FAFSA filing deadline for incoming students.
JANBy January 15, 2020: priority FAFSA filing deadline for continuing students.
FEBBy February 1, 2020: priority FAFSA filing deadline for transfer students. Throughout month: notification of financial aid for incoming, graduate, and law students.
APRBy April 15, 2020: state FAFSA filing deadline for TAG renewal applicants.
JUNJune 2020: Continuing students begin to receive award letters.
JULJuly 2020: Term bill statements available for fall 2020 semester.
AUGAugust 2020: Fall 2020 semester term bills due.
SEPTSeptember 3, 2020: First day of classes
OCTOctober 1, 2020: 2020-2021 FAFSA available online.