Financial Aid, Student Loans & Scholarships
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NET PRICE CALCULATOR- All Colleges are required to post on their website a tool called the Net Price Calculator.
This tool allows you to get an estimated idea of what the Net Price (total cost of attendance) at an institution may be.
It is highly recommended that you use this tool for all schools, as they vary across websites.
Federal and State Financial Aid
The FAFSA is a MUST to complete. All loans and many grants will only be processed if you have completed the FAFSA. You cannot complete the FAFSA until October 1 of your senior year.
CSS Financial Profile
This online application for student financial aid is developed by the College Board. It is required by nearly 300 universities, professional schools, and scholarship programs. This PROFILE application is for nonfederal financial aid and is available October 1 each year.
for a great checklist to keep handy when filling out the PROFILE forms.
Student Loan Information
Higher Education Authority:
HESAA, the Higher Education Student Assistance Authority, is the only New Jersey state agency with the sole mission of providing students and families with financial and informational resources for students to pursue their education beyond high school.