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Learn what Financial Aid options are available to you.

Do you need money to help with your expenses at Queens College? There are a number of aid programs that can help.


We hope approaching the site this way will help you best understand the aid programs at Queens College, how to apply for these programs each academic year, how to avoid a variety of problems, and how to become an informed consumer.


Grants are free money - based on eligible enrollment and financial need as determined partly through the FAFSA and TAP application processes.



Scholarships are free money based primarily on academic merit and eligible enrollment  Many also have a financial need requirement.  These are not awarded through our office.  See our scholarships resource page for details.

Work Study 

Work-study is part-time work, mostly on- campus, awarded based on eligible enrollment and financial need as determined through the FAFSA application process. Work-study funding is usually available only for early applicants.



The loan programs can be very helpful, but don't request more than you really need.  Most Federal student loans are awarded based on eligible enrollment and financial need as determined through the FAFSA application process. Loans must be repaid in accordance with a variety of rules and regulations.


 Other Important Links




 Office Information

Phone: 718-997-5102
Fax: 718-997-5122 

Assistance with the aid process is available in the One Stop Service Center in the Dining Hall. For more on the One Stop, visit

College Codes
FAFSA College Code - 002690
TAP College Code - 1416

ECSI College Code - F5

Our Mission Statement

  • Please note that the Financial Aid tab on CUNYfirst will be active for Queens College students for Summer 2014 and following beginning on April 28, 2014.  
  • File all aid applications now with our college code and be sure to complete your CUNYFirst financial aid To Do List early.
  • It is now important that you complete your Fall 2014 registration before September 3rd.
  • The Last Day to submit a Direct Loan Application for the 2013-2014 Academic Year is April 24, 2014


 Applying for Financial Aid


 Useful Telephone Numbers


FAFSA Application Status 1-800-433-3243

FAFSA Technical Assistance 1-800-433-3243
NYS TAP Processing/Status 1-888-697-4372
Direct Loan Inquiries 1-800-848-0979
Selective Service 1-847-688-6888
Internal Revenue Service 1-800-829-1040


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