How Aid is Awarded
Financial assistance is awarded on the basis of "need".
Financial need is the difference between the cost of attending
school and the student/familys ability to contribute
to educational expenses. The University expects that the
student his/her parents and spouse will contribute to the
fullest from income and assets in meeting educational expenses.
To determine what the family is expected to contribute
the University uses the Free Application for Federal Student
Aid (FAFSA) or the Renewal FAFSA.
What is Financial Aid?
Financial aid is any grant scholarship loan
or paid employment offered for the express purpose of helping
individuals meet educational expenses. Such aid is usually
provided by or through Federal and State agencies
foundation corporations and the University.
The amount and type of aid that an individual receives
is determined through Federal State and institutional
How to Apply for Financial Aid
Candidates to any of the UMDNJ schools who
accept an offer of admission will be sent information on
how to apply for financial aid. It is important to maintain
a current mailing address with the Office of Admission.
Continuing UMDNJ students should complete their application
for financial aid prior to the May 1 priority date. (Unless
instructed otherwise by their Financial Aid Office) Application
packets can be found online by visiting our Homepage. Select