Types of Financial Aid Available
Rutgers University offers financial aid packages for qualifying undergraduate and graduate students that may include a combination of several financial aid types:
- Scholarships (recognize academic merit)
- Awards (recognize academic merit)
- Grants (recognize financial need)
- Loans (must be repaid)
- Work-study (part-time, on-campus employment)
- Fellowships (graduate study only)
Scholarships, awards, and grants are gift aid, and do not need to be paid back.
Loans can come from private lenders as well as federal, state, and university sources. Loan repayment usually begins after graduation.
Work-study allows students to earn money for college expenses while gaining valuable skills.
Find more information about the types of financial aid available to Rutgers students.
Apply for Financial Aid
Find financial aid filing dates and step-by-step instructions on how to apply for financial aid at Rutgers.
Undergraduate students: Learn about scholarships and federal work-study at Rutgers. Or estimate the cost of a Rutgers education using the net price calculator. You’ll need income tax returns, recent pay stubs, bank statements, and investment accounts to get an individualized estimate on your cost of attendance.
Veterans: Find out more about how to apply for education benefits from the Rutgers–Camden Office of Veterans Affairs.
Educational Opportunity Fund (EOF): Learn more about special services and financial assistance available to qualifying New Jersey residents through the EOF Program.
Contact the Office of Financial Aid
Questions? Contact the Rutgers–Camden Office of Financial Aid.
Or find answers on Rutgers Financial Aid TV.