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Office of Financial Aid

Santa Rita Hall - 2nd Floor
Morristown, NJ 07960-6989

Phone: (973) 290-4445 (o)
(973) 290-4421 (f)

Office Hours:
M-F: 8:30am-4:30pm

If you need to schedule a personal appointment outside of our normal business hours, please email the Financial Aid Office directly at:

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A Quality Education You Can Afford

We are committed to working with students and families to help make an SEU education affordable.

The Office of Financial Aid will help you and your family develop a customized financial plan and help you receive all the aid for which you qualify.

  • Nationally recognized by LendEDU as one of the Nation’s best schools for financial aid, including No. 2 among all public and private schools in New Jersey in 2020
  • Ranked as having among the lowest student loan debt figures nationally in 2020, including No. 3 among all schools in New Jersey
  • One-third of SEU's annual budget is dedicated to student aid programs
  • 98% of undergraduate students receive some form of assistance either through SEU institutional scholarships, state and federal funding, or private scholarships
  • The average incoming full-time undergraduate student receives over $33,000 in financial assistance

Cost Comparison

Sample for demonstration purposes only

University A*
University B**
Direct Costs $45,026 $27,000 $26,000
NJ TAG $10,546 $6,210 $0
Federal Pell $5,815 $5,815 $5,815
Federal Direct Loan $5,500 $5,500 $5,500
Institutional Gift Aid $19,500 $2,000 $0
TOTAL AID $41,361 $19,525 $11,315
ACTUAL COST $3,665 $7,475 $14,685

* - University A represents a public university in NJ.
** - University B represents a public university in PA.

While these comparisons are reflective of a typical SEU student, there are many factors used to estimate a financial aid award. To find out how much you might qualify for, use the SEU Net Price Calculator.

In addition to direct costs, students also need to plan for other educational expenditures, such as: books, transportation, and personal expenses.

SEU's Typical Student Profile:

  • Average SAT score of 500, on each section (SAT/ACT optional)
  • GPA of 3.0, on a 4.0 scale
  • Based on a household income of $50,000, with five in the family and one in college

The Office of Financial Aid adheres to the regulations set forth by the U.S. Department of Education as well as the New Jersey Higher Education Student Assistance Authority regarding the administration of their financial aid programs.

Application Process

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Financial Aid Handbook

Find all the information you need about Financial Aid, including: FAQs, policies, and programs.

Download the Financial Aid Handbook

Net Price Calculator

Estimate your financial aid eligibility.

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