Tuition and Financial Aid

Invest in Your Future

No matter how you attend, Penn State New Kensington's Office of Student Aid is committed to ensuring your investment in a world-class education leads to high-quality opportunities in and out of the classroom and well beyond graduation. Through a variety of financial programs and resources, we are ready to support you as you begin your path to success.

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We provide prospective students, current students, and their support system with accurate information to assist them in obtaining the most available financial aid.

Student aid is money to help pay for your college education. Scholarships, grants, loans, and work-study opportunities can help make your education more affordable! It is important to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to be considered for all forms of financial assistance.

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Tuition and Student Aid provides support for Penn State New Kensington students who receive one or more of the four basic types of financial aid as well as students who qualify for veterans benefits.

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Find out what you need to know about applying for financial aid, including Penn State New Kensington's Admissions and Student Aid timeline, tips for students and families, financial aid resources, and Penn State's satisfactory academic progress policy.

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Student Aid Timelines and Reminders

Still don't have all of your aid disbursed? Click the link for additional information about timelines and LionPATH reminders.

Your Aid Has Not Been Awarded

You submitted a FAFSA, but PSU has not awarded your aid for Summer or Fall. Here are some reasons why your aid notification may be unavailable.

Federal Direct Subsidized and Unsubsidized Loan Checklist

Students borrowing Federal Direct Subsidized and Unsubsidized Loans need to complete a few tasks in order for the loans to disburse.

How to Apply (and More) for a PLUS Loan

Everything parents and graduate students need to know about applying for the Parent PLUS Loans.

Billing and Payments

Watch your e-mail and check your LionPATH account for semester bill information.