You may need to
submit additional forms
or documents before
you can receive
financial aid

New at Rutgers?
View your important
financial aid information
all in one place

Attending Rutgers
may be more
affordable than
you think

Learn more about
eligibility requirements
for aid.

RBHS students must submit
an additional financial
aid application

Apply for scholarships
and get money to pay
for college

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.

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 2014–2015 academic year

Financial Aid Timeline

OCT2017-2018 FAFSA available online.
NOVTerm bill statements available for spring 2018 semester.
DECBy December 1: priority filing deadline for incoming Rutgers students.
JANBy January 15: priority filing for returning Rutgers students. Throughout month: notification of financial aid for incoming Rutgers students.
FEBBy February 1: priority filing for transfer students.
MARNotification of financial aid for transfer students.
MAYGraduate students begin to receive award letters.
JUNBy June 1: NJ state FAFSA filing deadline for renewal applicants. Returning Rutgers students begin to receive award letters.
JULTerm bill statements available for fall 2017 semester.
AUGFall 2017 semester term bills due.