Financial Aid Department

The Financial Aid Department at AIMS Education strives to offer the highest quality of customer service to our current and future students. Our financial aid advisors are here to offer support and assistance to you and your family members on matters related to funding your education. We will help you plan for and meet all of the financial obligations associated with attending an institute of higher education.

Federal School Code: 041364

Financial Aid Office Hours:

Monday: 9:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 9:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 9:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Thursday: 9:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Friday: 9:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Contact information:

Financial Aid Department
Phone: 908-222-0002 ext. 555
Fax: 908-450-6111


Academic Excellence Scholarship

We are now accepting applications for the Academic Excellence Scholarship. This scholarship is open to all current students who meet the eligibility requirements. The deadline to apply is October 20, 2023.

To learn more about the eligibility requirements and application instructions for the academic excellence scholarship, click on the link below. If you have any additional questions, please contact the Financial Aid Department at 908-222-0002, Ext. 341.

AIMS Education Scholarship Programs

Attention Current and Incoming Students - Submit FAFSA

The 2023-24 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is now available. If you'll be attending school between July 1, 2023 and June 30, 2024, and have not submitted a 2023-24 FAFSA, please APPLY ASAP using your 2021 income tax return. 

Note: If you are planning to start a program prior to July 2023, you will also need to submit a 2022-23 FAFSA using your 2020 income tax return.

Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund

The CARES Act Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund is now available. Please visit the CARES Act Disclosure page or click on the links below to learn more.

HEERF Student Attestation & Request Form

CARES Act Public Reporting (last Updated 1/8/2021)

Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund II

The HEERF II grant funds under CRRSAA are now available. Please refer to the CRRSAA Disclosure page or click on the links below to learn more.

HEERF II Student Application Form (QR Code - Scan to electronically complete and submit)

HEERF II Student Application Form (PDF Form - Complete and submit via mail or email)

Current Interest Rates

The interest rates on student loans disbursed during the academic year beginning July 1, 2022 and ending June 30, 2023 will be as follows:

Direct Subsidized Loans - 4.99%
Direct Unsubsidized Loans - 4.99%
Direct PLUS Loans - 7.54%
HESAA interest rates: 3.75% to 7.15% (variable depending on repayment plan)

Financial Aid at AIMS Education

There are three primary types of financial aid available to AIMS Education students. The financial aid options listed below may be available through the government (federal, state, or local), private organizations or businesses, or AIMS Education.

  • Grants - money that does not have to be repaid.
  • Loans - money that you borrow and agree to pay back with interest.
  • Scholarship - tuition waiver grants that reduces cost of tuition & fees.

The following federal grants and loans can help you with both tuition and other school related expenses:

  • Federal PELL Grant
  • Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG)
  • Federal Direct Loan Program

Your eligibility for any of these grants and loans varies according to the program, its funding source, your enrollment status and your financial need as determined by the college.

Scholarships are Tuition Waiver grants that are awarded usually on the basis of academic merit and financial needs of a student.

Find out more about Federal Student Aid at the U.S. Dept. of Education's Federal Student Aid Portal.