NJCU many options for financing your education from scholarships and grants that do not need to be repaid to loans with affordable repayment options. We can help you find the best financial aid package to fund your education.
Students who reside outside of New Jersey and are interested in completing a teacher certification program should contact the College of Education Dean’s Office to ensure all requirements are met. Please call 201-200-2101
To reach the Office of Financial Aid, please call 201-471-6079
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Eligibility Based on Enrollment
To be eligible for various forms of financial aid, students must be enrolled in a minimum number of credit hours per semester as follows:
State Aid- 12 credits or more
Pell Grant Full award: 12 credits or more
Pell Grant 3/4 award: 9-11 credits
Pell Grant 1/2 award: 6-8 credits
Pell Grant 1/4 award: 5 credits or less
Federal Direct Loans: 6 credits or more
Federal Work Study: 6 credits or more