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Financial Assistance for Transfer Students

The Office of Student Financial Assistance wants to ensure transfer students’ transition into The College is as smooth as possible. We are here to serve and counsel you regarding the financial aid process and procedures that are pertinent to transfer students’ success at The College. Welcome to The College of New Jersey!

Free Application for Federal Student Aid

Students who are transferring to TCNJ must complete either the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or the Renewal FAFSA. List The College of New Jersey Title IV School Code 002642. Upon receipt of the FAFSA the Office of Student Financial Assistance will review your information and begin the awarding process.

Loan Award Amounts

Under federal regulations the loan award amounts are determined by the number of earned units. The following unit schedule determines the loan amount a student is eligible for at the time of disbursement.

Type of Loan Earned Units Gross Loan Amount
Freshman Loan 0-7.99 $5,500 per Academic Year ($3,500 Sub loan max)
Sophomore Loan 8-15.99 $6,500 per Academic Year ($4,500 Sub loan max)
Junior Loan 16-23.99 $7,500 per Academic Year ($5,500 Sub loan max)
Senior Loan 24+ $7,500 per Academic Year ($5,500 Sub loan max)

If a student’s unit status changes during the semester, the student should contact the Office of Student Financial Assistance to increase the loan amount if desired.

Outside Scholarships

Students should submit outside scholarship information electronically by accessing the Private Scholarship Information Form. Completing this online form should facilitate the processing and posting of the scholarship information in a timely manner to the student’s account.

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