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Costs & Aid

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) - Jefferson Code: 002870

Looking for an affordable and high-quality community college education? Look no further than Jefferson Community College! Our commitment to affordability means that you can enjoy the benefits of a top-notch education at a price that won't break the bank. In fact, you might find that our tuition costs far less than other schools you're considering.

At Jefferson Community College, we understand that paying for college can be a daunting task, which is why we're here to help. We offer a variety of resources and tools to help you plan and budget for your education, ensuring that you're able to focus on your studies and your future career goals.

So if you're looking for an affordable and accessible community college education, look no further than Jefferson Community College. We're here to help you achieve your academic dreams and set you on the path to success.

We’re Here to Help

Find answers to common financial aid questions or connect with a specialist to talk about your options. You can reach us at or 315-786-2437 or stop by Jules Center, building 6, suite 6-010.

SUNY and NYS Higher Education Services Corporation (NYS HESC) are also offering multiple dates for online assistance with the Financial Aid application process!


Excelsior Scholarship - Application Opens May 23


per-year tuition and fees. (savings of $1,467 compared to average resident tuition ($7,515) and fees at New York public universities.)


per credit tuition.


available scholarships, including several that cover full tuition. 82 percent of students receive financial aid.


Step-by-step guidance for loans, scholarships, and more

We can help you understand your financial aid options, including grants, scholarships, and loans. We'll guide you through each process step-by-step.

  • Apply for aid walks you through the Federal Application for Free Student Aid (FAFSA), the most important piece of the aid process.
  • Types of aid explains types of aid—from grants and scholarship you don’t pay back to loans that require repayment once you graduate.
  • Apply for scholarships lists scholarships available to Jefferson students.


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Net price calculator

Estimate everything from tuition to books to living costs and learn how financial aid can help you cover your costs with this handy calculator SUNY offers.

Excelsior Scholarship

New York is the first state to offer tuition-free college at public institutions like Jefferson for families earning up to $125,000. There are guidelines to be aware of and the application is separate.

HESC Upcoming, On-Demand Virtual Events & FA Information

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