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Our Strong Commitment To Affordability Means We’re In This Together.

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Making College

Affordable For All

At Georgian Court University, hardly anyone pays full tuition or “sticker price.” More than 99% of GCU’s full-time undergraduate students receive some form of financial aid.

So don’t make the “total tuition” numbers your guide for choosing a school. One of the ways to assess whether a college is doable financially is to look at its average annual cost. Another is to look at its average four-year debt load and average aid to students. And be sure to use the Net Price Calculator (NPC) for an estimate of what your costs might be at GCU. We encourage you to do your homework and ask for our help. Call our Office of Financial Aid at 732-987-2258 or e-mail us at svanapvnynvq@trbetvna.rqh. We want to work with you to make this happen.


GCU full-time undergraduate students receiving some form of financial aid


GCU students receiving aid from GCU


Amount of financial aid awarded annually by GCU


Average GCU financial aid package

See How Our Costs Compare

Georgian Court’s costs compare very favorably with the private and public universities our students also applied to. Data from

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There are different types of financial aid awarded to college students. Some are need-based, while others are merit-based.

Here’s a quick tutorial:

Grants and loans are based on financial need as determined by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). So get that form in as soon as possible. It’s a deadline you don’t want to miss! There are also billions of dollars in scholarships out there. The key is finding them. One great source is, which maintains a database of more than 1.5 million scholarships for college students. Other reliable resources include,, and

I come from an immigrant household with three sisters. My older sister was also attending college at the same time, so paying two college tuitions with two more on the way was definitely something that was difficult and challenging for my parents. Nevertheless, my family is very loving and supportive and has been my greatest motivation. My scholarship released a huge financial burden for my family, and for that I am extremely grateful.
Jasbeth Lopez

B.A. in Criminal Justice

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Georgian Court University invests about $20 million a year in institutional financial aid for qualifying students.


Find out more about federal and state grants, GCU grants, and important application deadlines.


Check out options for paying with Stafford loans, Parent Plus loans, Direct Grad Plus loans, and private and alternative loans.


Federal and GCU work-study programs award students in the form of a paycheck for work they do in a position on campus.


Undergraduate and graduate students may be eligible for financial aid for classes taken over the summer.


GCU’s Office of Financial Aid has all the forms, worksheets, and checklists you’ll need to apply for aid.

Tuition and


For 2021-2022, the tuition rates (before scholarships, grants, and other financial aid) at GCU’s main campus in Lakewood, New Jersey, are as follows:

Full Time (12–18 credits)$16,426 per semester
Full Time (Nursing)$17,584 per semester
Part Time (11 credits or less)$750 per credit
Part Time (Nursing)$828 per credit
Room and Board
7-Day Residence and Meal Plan$5,855 per semester
Single-Room Supplement$1,464 per semester
General Fee
Comprehensive Full Time$763 per semester
Comprehensive Part Time$382 per semester
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In fall 2021, GCU expects to award nearly $19 million in institutional financial aid. These merit and need-based awards give deserving students access to college.

First-Year Merit Awards

Incoming first-year students are eligible for merit-based awards based on their GPA. In Fall 2021, we awarded upward of $19,000 to students showing academic excellence.

GPA RangeAmountName of Award
3.75–4.00$19,000Trustee Scholarship
3.50–3.74$17,000Presidential Scholarship
3.00–3.49$15,000Dean’s Scholarship
2.50–2.99$12,000McAuley Scholarship
<2.50up to $8,000GCU Award

Transfer Merit Awards

Transfer students also receive a range of institutional awards.

GPA RangeAmountName of Award
3.75–4.00$16,500Trustee Scholarship
3.50–3.74$14,250Presidential Scholarship
3.00–3.49$11,750Dean’s Scholarship
2.50–2.99$9,500McAuley Scholarship
<2.50$6,500GCU Award

Net Price


The net price for a college is the amount you’ll pay in a single academic year after scholarships and grants (forms of financial aid that don’t have to be paid back). GCU’s Net Price Calculator (NPC) will show you a preliminary estimate of federal, state, and institutional aid eligibility to help you gauge what aid you may be awarded. Please note that the accuracy of the NPC is based on the information you provide. Get an estimate in as little as 10 minutes!



It all starts with filling out your FAFSA. Watch a helpful video and get more tips to streamline the financial aid process.


Check out our Office of Student Accounts for information on making payments, important dates and deadlines, FAQs, and more.

Contact Us.

If you have any questions about your account or anything related to tuition and financial aid at GCU, please send us an e-mail.




We make applying easy. Get all the details on what you need to start your journey at GCU.

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