New Jersey Programs and Grants

There are a variety of New Jersey state-funded financial aid programs including: academic scholarships, need-based grants, and loans. For students to be eligible for any of these programs, students must be matriculated, maintain satisfactory academic progress, and be a New Jersey resident. Students also must file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by February 15 every year. Each of the New Jersey State (NJS) programs available at the University is detailed as follows.

NJS Scholarship Programs

Need-based NJS Grant Programs

NJ CLASS Loan Program

The New Jersey Office of Student Assistance administers the NJCLASS Loan Program. The NJCLASS loan program is a credit-based loan program for either the student or the parent. Applications are available at the Office of Financial Aid. Credit-worthy borrowers or borrowers with credit-worthy cosigners are eligible to borrow from $500.00 per academic year up to the full cost of education less any financial aid and a 3 percent administrative fee. There are three repayment options available. For additional information regarding repayment and deferment of NJCLASS loans, contact the New Jersey Higher Education Student Assistance Authority at Any inquiries regarding the NJCLASS Loan Program may be directed to the New Jersey Office of Student Assistance at 1 (800) 792-8670.