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Dates and Deadlines

Financial Aid Calendar

Sept. through April Prospective students indicate interest in financial aid on admissions applications.
After October 1 Prospective students may obtain the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) from the high school guidance counselor or online.
May 1st Deadline to submit FAFSA in order to receive an award letter prior to April 15th.
May 15th Last date for students to submit financial aid applications to central processor in order to receive state grants that can be applied to fall charges.
May 15th All returning students who received an NJ TAG Grant must complete their FAFSA form by the state deadline of April 15th.
By July 1 College notifies returning students (who submitted aid applications by March 18th) of aid awards.


Fall 2024 Award Letters will begin to be processed the week of March 25 for new and transfer studentsAll financial aid correspondence is sent to the Ramapo College email address. Students are urged to check their Ramapo College email regularly.

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