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New Jersey Community College Opportunity Program

The New Jersey Community College Opportunity Program is a statewide college promise program offering free tuition to first-time college students enrolling in any of 18 county colleges in the state. To be eligible for this program, students must reside in the state, complete the FAFSA, and have an adjusted gross income between $0-$65,000. This award is given out on a last dollar basis.

Year the Program was Founded 

2018

Promise Typology Category 

State need-based aid programs

State 

New Jersey

Residency Requirement 

State

K-12 School Attendance Requirement 

State High School

Type of Award 

Financial Award

Financial Award is Limited to Students with Financial Need 

Yes

Financial Award is Limited to Students who Meet Academic Achievement Requirements 

No

Disbursement of Financial Aid 

Last Dollar

Sponsored by Single Agency 

Yes

Program Offers Support Services 

No