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Financial Aid

Many adult students meeting the demands of work and family find that making the financial commitment to complete their education can be a challenge. The Office of Financial Aid is ready to assist students in securing the resources they need for their education.

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Thomas Edison State University participates in a number of federal and state financial aid programs. Eligible Thomas Edison State University students may receive Pell Grants or Federal Education Loans, such as the Subsidized Stafford Loan and the Unsubsidized Stafford Loan, for courses offered by the University. Eligible New Jersey residents also may tap a variety of state grant and loan programs. Students may use state aid to meet all or part of their college costs, provided they are taking at least 12 college credits per term.

Deadlines for Applying for Financial Aid

Students who wish to be awarded Financial Aid should have all required documentation on file two weeks before the start of the term:

Term Start Date FA File Completed by
JAN22 Jan. 3, 2022 Dec. 20, 2021
FEB22 Jan. 31, 2022 Jan. 18, 2022
MAR22 Mar. 7, 2022 Feb. 21, 2022
APR22 Apr. 4, 2022 Mar. 21, 2022
MAY22 May 2, 2022 Apr. 18, 2022
JUN22 May 30, 2022 May 16, 2022

Thomas Edison State University is pleased to announce our participation in the Garden State Guarantee starting in the Fall of 2022. Learn more »

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Students may contact the Financial Aid One Stop Office for any questions regarding their Financial Aid at 609-777-5680 and choose Option 3.

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