University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown

Financial Aid

mountain lion statue outside of Blackington Hall

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 about $39 million in scholarships, grants, and loans in 2017-18. This has helped to provide assistance to more than 89% of our students.

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:

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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 2019-2020: April 1, 2019
  • 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.
Use the quick-and-easy scholarship finder to learn about financial aid opportunities specific to you!

Award Letter

After the FAFSA has been completed, an award letter will be emailed to the student. This determines your eligibility regarding:

Out-Of-Pocket Costs

Calculate your expenses using this form and your award letter.

450 Schoolhouse Road
114 Blackington Hall 
Johnstown, PA 15904

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

814-269-7045  |  800-881-5544
Fax: 814-269-7061

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