You have already taken a huge step in your college search process by applying to NJIT. And, you'll soon discover the value of an NJIT education - New Jersey's premier science and technology University. We are committed to helping students make an NJIT education a reality. About 73 percent of our students receive financial assistance, and we awarded over $100 million in need-based, merit-based financial aid and student employment.

You will find the steps below to access your electronic 2014-2015 Award Offer and other materials to guide you in the financial aid process. We encourage you to accept your awards within two weeks. In addition, a Financial Aid Newsletter was prepared to explain the details and the critical deadlines. We also have extensive information for every aid program in the2014-2015 NJIT Student Financial Aid Services Policies and Procedures document. It is very important to read the entire document as eligibility requirements for all aid programs are explained in detail.

Also, NJIT is delighted to provide a new price calculator as a guide to assist in early financial planning. To get started with the Tuition Price Calculator go to:

Albert Dorman Honor's Students
If you applied and you were accepted to the Albert Dorman Honor's College, you will receive additional notices containing the Honor's Scholarship award.

Steps to View Your Scholarship Offer (Please view the “Viewing Your Award on the Web Tutorial” for a visual guide to viewing and accepting your awards)

Step 1: Create your University Computing Identification (UCID) as soon as possible by completing the online forms at

Step 2: Log on to the Highlander Pipeline Portal at

Step 3: Click on the Admitted Freshmen Tab

Step 4: Select Aid Year 2014-2015

Step 5: Review your Award Offer

Steps to Apply for 2014-2015 Need-Based Aid

Step 1: File your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at after January 1, 2014 (estimate your income if you have not filed your taxes).

Step 2; In about 3-5 business days after you have completed the FAFSA, you will receive your Student Aid Report (SAR) for your review.

Step 3: Make any corrections to your FAFSA as necessary  at .

Step 4: Look for your need-based award offer email notice in March 2014.

Step 5: Review your 2014-2015 need-based award offer following the "Steps to View Your Scholarship Offer" instructions above.

Step 6: Send your tuition deposit by May 1st


If you have any questions as you plan your NJIT education, do not hesitate to call us at 973-596-3479 or via email at We look forward to seeing you on campus.