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Free Tuition

Now at RVCC!

You may qualify

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What is the free

Tuition Program?

RVCC is participating in the New Jersey Community College Opportunity Grant Program (NJ CCOG), which offers free community college to qualified students.

Eligible students will receive free tuition and most educational fees for up to 18 credits a semester. The NJ CCOG will pay for all tuition and educational fee costs not covered by state, federal, institutional or community grants or scholarships.

The first step is to complete the FASFA or New Jersey Alternative Financial Aid Application.

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Are you eligible?

You may qualify if you...

Requirements

Have a total household adjusted income not exceeding $65,000.

Apply to RVCC for free and complete all admissions requirements.

Dreamers must complete the New Jersey Alternative Financial Aid Application.

Do not have a prior college degree.

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Complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FASFA), including the state questions.

Enroll in at least 6 credits for the Fall 2022 semester.

Make satisfactory academic progress.

Steps to get started

How do I get started? Take 3 simple steps.

01

Apply to RVCC for Free

and complete all admissions requirements.

02

Complete

the FASFA form at fasfa.gov. (RVCC's school code is 007731)

03

If you do not meet

the citizenship requirements for FASFA, visit www.njgrants.org to see if you are eligible to fill out the New Jersey Alternate Financial Aid Application.

Which expenses are covered by the Opportunity Grant?
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The Opportunity Grant covers all tuition and most educational fees including:

• General fees
• Lab fees
• Program fees
• Enrollments fees
• Technology fees.

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It does not cover:

• Cover books
• Computers & other supplies
• Application fees
• Graduation fees
• Transcript fees and late fees.

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Information Sessions

Learn about eligibility requirements and the steps to apply. See if you are eligible for free tuition or other state or federal grants or scholarships

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Apply for Free

and Sign Up for the Information Session

phone icon  908-526-1200, Select 2 opportunity@raritanval.edu

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