For many families, paying for higher education can be a challenge. The Financial Aid Office at Pennsylvania Institute
of Technology is ready to assist all qualified students in paying for their education.
Chances are very good that you qualify for financial aid.
85 percent of P.I.T. students receive financial aid in the form of grants, scholarships, loans, or work-study. Some
awards are made on the basis of financial need, some for academic merit, and some for a combination of the two.
How to apply for financial aid:
There are four steps that you can complete immediately to start the process of applying for Financial Aid.
Our Financial Aid Reps are here to help you. Please call 800-422-0025 for the Media Campus or 800-353-5489 for the Center
City location. Ask for Financial Aid.
Gather and make copies of the most recent tax return for yourself, your spouse (if applicable), and your
parents (if you are under 24).
- Apply to make a Federal Student Aid ID and password (www.fafsa.ed.gov/)
- Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) (www.fafsa.ed.gov/) as soon as possible. Our school
code is 010998.
- Many students receive student loans so a Master Promissory Note and Entrance Interview for Direct Loans
(www.studentloans.gov) must be completed.