Eligibility Requirements

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Students on New Brunswick Campus

Students at Rutgers University must meet certain eligibility requirements to receive financial aid. Basic requirements include:

  • the student demonstrates financial need
  • the student is a U.S. citizen or eligible noncitizen
  • the student is enrolled in an eligible degree or certificate program
  • the student is making satisfactory academic progress
  • and more

Requirements are established by Rutgers, the state of New Jersey, and the federal government.