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. The office processed more than $36.1 million in scholarships, grants, and loans in 2013-14. This has helped to provide assistance to more than 80% of our students.

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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 to Pitt (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 2015-2016: April 1, 2015

  • 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 sent. This determines your eligibility regarding:

Office:
450 Schoolhouse Road
114 Blackington Hall 
Johnstown, PA 15904

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

Contact:
Voice: 814-269-7045
           800-881-5544
Fax: 814-269-7061
upjaid@pitt.edu