Tuition & Financial Aid

A High-quality Education Within Your Reach

Paying for a USJ education is a lifelong investment in yourself and your future. Your education can never be taken away from you, and its value will continue to increase over time. 

At the University of Saint Joseph, we’re committed to helping you make that investment with extensive financial aid opportunities. Ready to learn more about the tuition and fees and the financial assistance available to support your pursuit of academic success? Our Financial Aid Services team is here to answer your questions and guide you through the process of applying for aid!  

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At USJ, we’re committed to helping you make that investment. Contact us today to learn more or begin the application process by submitting the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

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We offer merit and need-based financial aid awards such as grants, loans, and on-campus employment opportunities to help make a USJ education available to as many qualified students as possible.

What Is the Cost to Attend USJ?

Named one of the Best Value Schools in Connecticut and nationwide, USJ offers affordable first-class undergraduate and graduate education within your reach. To keep our cost of attendance transparent to students, USJ provides detailed information about the tuition rates, specific program costs, payment guidelines, and the refund policy. 

Learn more about Tuition and Fees.

As a USJ student, you may be eligible for various types of financial aid, which can lower your out-of-pocket cost to attend USJ. To plan the budget for your education, contact the University of Saint Joseph’s Student Financial Services.

Afford Your USJ Education With Financial Aid

Do you know that students at USJ receive an average financial aid package of $26,670? With a breadth of financial aid options, you are able to afford your USJ degree much easier. At USJ, we offer merit and need-based financial aid awards such as grants, loans, and on-campus employment opportunities to help make a USJ education available to as many qualified students as possible.

Student Loans

One of your financing options is student loans, which need to be repaid with interest. The University of Saint Joseph offers Federal, Parent PLUS, Graduate PLUS, and alternative loans from private lenders. 

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Scholarships & Grants

You may also be eligible for gift aid that does not need to be repaid. From academic scholarships to state and federal grants and opportunities for veterans, there are many ways for you to be financially recognized. 

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How to Apply for Financial Aid?

The first step you need to take is completing your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). In order to complete the application, you and your parents/guardians must create a username and password. Before submitting your FAFSA, do not forget to include USJ’s school code 001409

Visit the Federal Student Aid website now to begin the free and easy FAFSA application. Learn more about how to apply for financial aid.

If you need additional assistance regarding your financial aid application, contact Student Financial Services for more information at [email protected] or 860.231.5223.

Financial Aid Deadlines

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is available online on October 1st. You should apply to FAFSA as soon as possible to determine your eligibility for aid. Current students who want to continue receiving financial aid must also reapply each school year.

Be sure to complete your financial aid application prior to the priority deadlines:

  • Returning student FAFSA Priority Deadline – February 15th
  • Incoming student FAFSA Priority Deadline – February 15th

Tuition & Financial Aid FAQs 

Contact Us for More Financial Aid Information

At USJ, we understand that every student’s financial needs are unique. If you have more questions about the University of Saint Joseph’s tuition and financial aid, our staff is here to provide one-on-one guidance and help you get the information you need. 

Contact us today to get your financial aid questions answered!

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