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How am I going to pay for school?

Changes in Summer Aid: No 2nd Pell award for summer classes. Please stop in the financial aid office to see if you have remaining Pell grant or loan eligibility from fall and spring.


As part of the Application Process, you will fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Your Financial Aid award is based on a standard Federal formula that calculates the cost of attendance minus your family contribution. Family contribution takes into account family/student income, assets, age, family size, etc. 
School Code: 001361

Apply for FAFSA here.


As part of the application process, Freshman entering NJC will

Cashier's Office
Regular Hours: 9:00am to 4:30pm
Summer Hours: 9:00am to 4:30pm

fill out the General Scholarship application. There are also many other opportunities to apply for scholarships. 
To learn more, visit our Scholarship section.

Payment Plans

NJC has an available payment plan through Nelent Business Solutions. NBS is a no-interest way to pay your college expenses.
Learn more about NBS here.

Other Types of Aid

Upon receiving your award letter, you will find out if you have been awarded Grants, Loans, Work Study, or Scholarships. 
Learn more about types of aid here.