At Rutgers, we are committed to keeping quality education within reach of all admitted students. With a variety of financial aid packages, Rutgers will work with your family to make college affordable.

Tuition and Scholarships

Tuition and Fees

The cost of attendance varies depending on which school you attend at Rutgers.


Criteria and scholarship amounts vary by university.

Financial Aid

Financial aid consists of a variety of grants, scholarships, loans or work study. Rutgers uses your FAFSA or NJAFAA to develop a financial aid package based on your qualifications, financial need, and the funds available to the university.

New Jersey Educational Opportunity Fund (EOF)

The New Jersey Educational Opportunity Fund ensures meaningful access to higher education for students from economic and educational disadvantage. The fund assists low-income New Jersey residents who are capable and motivated to succeed.

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Students Have Participated in EOF Since 1968

EOF-eligible students typically receive the largest financial aid packages

Rutgers-Newark EOF gave me the opportunity to obtain a higher education. It also challenged and prepared me for a well-rounded college experience. I now have a greater chance to embark on a successful career.
Yentunde L. '18
Public Affairs and Administration
I've created personal relationships with multiple faculty members who eventually became my mentors. Their guidance has been a key component in my college career.
Octavio Yamamoto
Accounting & Finance
The funds that I received from this program have helped pay for my tuition or books when I did not have the money to do so.
Anaya W.