Student Financial Services
Welcome to Kean University’s Student Financial Services. Our department encompasses the Office of Financial Aid, the Office of Student Accounting and the Office of Scholarship Services.
STUDENT FINANCIAL SERVICES
It is the mission of Student Financial Services at Kean University to provide all students with the opportunity to obtain funding which will meet their educational costs through financial aid, scholarship support and superior accounting practices. Financial Services encompasses the Office of Financial Aid, the Office of Scholarship Services and the Office of Student Accounting. It strives to offer customers the most efficient, courteous and accurate service possible on every level. These standards are upheld by maintaining detailed and complete records which adhere closely to the mission and policies of Kean University and all associated governing bodies.
OFFICE OF FINANCIAL AID
The Office of Financial Aid at Kean University is committed to effectively, courteously and efficiently assisting students through the process of obtaining funding to meet the costs associated with pursuing a degree in higher education. Financial Aid strives to simplify the process of applying for federal and state aid by remaining in constant communication with students throughout the process, offering guidance and support along the way. The Office of Financial Aid participates in financial literacy programs, makes use of current technology, offers flexible hours and is staffed by friendly, knowledgeable professionals. Financial Aid upholds the highest customer service standards in an effort to support the mission of Kean as well as the policies and guidelines set forth by the University and all associated governing bodies.
Attending college is a life-changing investment that can be costly for students and their families. However, the Office of Financial Aid is dedicated to helping students learn of the various aid programs available which makes attending the University affordable for all. Our goal of providing quality service to our students and parents is fulfilled through our dedication. We have flexible hours of service and our financial aid counselors are on call each day to help with the completion of the financial aid process. You can finance your college education through need-based grants, scholarships and low-interest Federal Direct Student Loans. Financing your college education is not only possible but simple. Give us a call or visit us and we will help you with the rest.
OFFICE OF STUDENT ACCOUNTING
The staff of Student Accounting is dedicated to providing students, alumni, and their families with efficient, courteous, and responsible financial services, while complying with all federal, state, and University policies. We work with students to guarantee proper billing management, and to resolve financial problems involving tuition, fees, and payment plans on a one-on-one basis.
OFFICE OF SCHOLARSHIP SERVICES
Scholarship Services helps support the academic excellence of prospective and current deserving Kean University students through private scholarship support and awards. These scholarships, which total more than 200, are based on both academic achievement and financial need. An online application must be submitted for consideration. Scholarship Services also processes all external scholarship checks and coordinates several university awards.