Financial Aid Information

Students

Atlantic Cape offers financial aid in the form of grants, scholarships, loans and work-study programs. A financial aid package may contain all four types. Atlantic Cape also offers aid to Veterans. Only students in a degree program can receive financial aid.

Important Dates:

  • August - Book Checks available (Must have FAFSA and necessary documentation completed 10 weeks prior to the first day of classes to qualify)
  • October/November - Scholarship Applications available
  • November - Veterans Ceremony held
  • January - Book Checks available (Must have FAFSA and necessary documentation completed 10 weeks prior to the first day of classes to qualify)
  • February - Scholarship Application Deadline
  • April - Preferred FAFSA deadline date for Fall semester
  • May - Scholarship Ceremony
  • May - Returning student deadline date for State TAG grant
  • April 18, 2014 - Last day to apply for loans for 2013-2014
  • Last day to apply for loans for Summer 2014 - TBA

Payment of Remaining Aid, (stipends), are issued approximately 10 days after tuition, fees, book charges and insurance charges have been posted to the student's account and financial aid has been credited. Actual dates of disbursement are usually posted on the front page of our website as a News item. For more information, contact our office at (609) 343-5082 or finaid@atlantic.edu.

View the Overview of the Financial Aid Process Video

NJ STARS

Did You Graduate Top of Your High School Class?
If you graduated in the top 15 percent of your New Jersey high school class, you may be eligible for free tuition at Atlantic Cape Community College through NJ STARS. NJ STARS will cover the full cost of tuition for up to five semesters at Atlantic Cape. Learn more.

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