Financial Aid

Pitt-Johnstown's Financial Aid Office helps students and families meet educational costs. Working together, the office assists in making a Pitt-Johnstown education a reality.

Financial Aid

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The office processed about $39 million in scholarships, grants, and loans in 2017-18. This has helped to provide assistance to more than 89% of our students.

The Financial Aid Office administers federal and state aid programs, such as grants, scholarships, student loans, and Federal Work-Study employment. 

How Financial Aid works:

Apply for admission (new applicants only)

Apply (for free) for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is used to determine financial aid eligibility. Application deadline is April 1 each year. Using the IRS Data Retrieval Process can significantly reduce the time it takes to complete the FAFSA process.

  • School Code for filing the FAFSA: 008815
  • Priority filing deadline for 2019-2020: April 1, 2019
  • Find Scholarships – Students are automatically verified for academic and merit-based scholarships, but finding outside scholarships will help to pay less money out-of-pocket or through loans.

Award Letter – After the FAFSA has been completed, an award letter will be emailed to the student. This determines your eligibility regarding:

Out-Of-Pocket Costs – Calculate your expenses using this form and your award letter.

450 Schoolhouse Road
114 Blackington Hall 
Johnstown, PA 15904

Walk-in Hours: 
Monday through Friday
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Note: The office is closed Thursdays from 9-10 a.m. for a staff meeting

Voice: 814-269-7045
Fax: 814-269-7061