Finances

Berkeley College has always been committed to providing outstanding value for students and families. A staff of professionals helps students and families to understand the financial options and complete any necessary applications. In addition to government grants and loans, Berkeley College offers a number of direct grants and scholarships to qualified students each year.

Five Steps for Applying for Financial Aid at Berkeley College

1. Apply for Admission

In order to be considered for scholarships, awards, grants or loans, you must submit an application for admission to Berkeley College.

2. Apply for a PIN

The PIN serves as your identifier to let you access your personal information in various U.S. Department of Education systems (www.pin.ed.gov). 

Need more information? Check out the following Federal Student Aid resource: What's a PIN and How Do I Get One?

3. Submit the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid)

You may apply electronically at www.fafsa.ed.gov as soon as possible after January 1st. Be sure to include our Title IV institutional code for the location/locations you are interested in attending:

New York: 008556

  • Brooklyn 
  • New York City
  • Online - New York
  • White Plains

New Jersey: 007502

  • Clifton
  • Dover
  • Newark  
  • Online - New Jersey 
  • Paramus
  • Woodbridge
  • Woodland Park

4. Review & Verify

Review financial aid package and submit any required verification documents to the Financial Aid Office.

5. Questions

If you have any questions as you move through the process, please contact us at the location you would like to attend:

New York:

  • Brooklyn 718-637-8600 
  • New York City 212-986-4343
  • White Plains 914-694-1122 

New Jersey:

  • Clifton 973-546-0123
  • Dover 973-366-6700
  • Newark 973-642-3888 
  • Online 973-405-2111
  • Paramus 201-967-9667 
  • Woodbridge 732-750-1800 
  • Woodland Park 973-278-5400 

or email us at studentfinance@BerkeleyCollege.edu.

Click here to check out other Federal Student Aid resources.

Other Helpful Links

Expected Family Contribution (EFC) Estimator 
New Jersey Higher Education Student Assistance Authority 
New York Higher Education Services Corporation
U.S. Department of Education's National Student Loan Data System

Surveys

Financial Aid Office Service Survey 
Student Accounts Office Service Survey