How to Apply for Financial Aid

This page contains a list of important financial aid forms used by Thomas Edison State University. Students may access these forms* by clicking on the highlighted link.

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA): Completion of this federal form is the first step in the financial aid process. It is important to list the Thomas Edison State University federal school code on this application. This code is 011648. Plan on four to six weeks for your FAFSA to be processed.

Financial Aid Handbook:

Accepting Financial Aid:

Federal Direct Loan: Students utilizing Federal Direct Loans must complete the Master Promissory Note (MPN) as well as their Entrance Counseling.
Please note that students who plan to use the Federal Direct Loans to pay for their tuition will be unable to register unless the MPN is on file.

Financial Aid Consortium Agreement: This three-page form is intended for use by degree-seeking students at Thomas Edison State University who plan on seeking financial aid for courses taken at other colleges and/or universities. The Advisor Approval Form is included.

Income Reduction Form: This form is to be completed by students seeking financial aid to report that their income has been reduced (from what was filed on their previous tax return) during the past six months.

Student Loan Repayment Information

Other Financial Aid Forms

For assistance, call the Office of Financial Aid at (609) 984-1150, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. EST.