Financial Aid

In order to receive financial aid, you must complete the 2021-2022 FAFSA AND the RBHS Financial Aid Application.

Questions about financial aid, scholarships, and loans should be directed to the Office of Financial Aid:

Telephone: (732) 235-4689

Fax: (732) 235-3264
E-mail (recommended): rbhs_pisc@ofa.rutgers.edu

Please note: information on the Office of Financial Aid website or directly from the Office of Financial Aid supersedes any information on this page.

RBHS Financial Aid Application

This application is not complex like the FAFSA. It is made up mostly of yes or no questions. It must be filled out before the financial aid department can distribute loans to you, so make sure you get this done!

Cost of Attendance

The annual cost of attendance is updated in July of every year. Click here to review the most recent Cost of Attendance figures.

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

Visit the FAFSA website and click on "Start Here".

Helpful Notes:

  • Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS) Federal School Code: 002629

  • You will need to fill in your financial information.

  • You will only need to provide parent financial information if you are a student from a disadvantaged background.

  • You can use the IRS Data Retrieval Tool (DRT) if you fill out the FAFSA after filing your tax return.

Additional Forms

If you are an incoming student who has never participated in the William D. Ford Direct Loan Program, then you will also need to complete the following 2 steps:

  1. Federal Direct Loan Entrance Counseling session at www.studentloans.gov

  2. Federal Direct Loan Master Promissory Note at www.studentloans.gov

FAQs

1. Can I apply for additional financial aid or decrease my financial aid package?

Yes, you can apply for additional financial aid (up to the total cost of attendance) or submit a request to decrease or decline the amount awarded.

To apply for additional loan funding, you can...

  • Submit a Graduate PLUS Loan application at www.studentloans.gov. You will also need to complete a Graduate PLUS Master Promissory Note.

  • Apply for a private loan using the private loan school code 002629-23.

To adjust loan amounts, email: rbhs_pisc@ofa.rutgers.edu

2. Can I pay the tuition in installments?

Yes, tuition can be paid in installments. To find out more information on different methods of payment, click here.

3. When is this due?

Financial aid information is already being processed! If you have not done so already, submit as soon as possible!

4. Can I waive the health insurance?

All students will automatically be charged for health insurance, but are not required to keep it. You must provide proof of other health insurance coverage through the electronic waiver online at University Health Plans