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Tuition must be paid at the time of registration.

  • Mail-in registration: Check, Money Order, Visa® and MasterCard®
  • In-person registration: Cash, Check, Money Order, Visa® and MasterCard®
  • Telephone registration: Visa® and MasterCard®
  • Online registration: Visa® and MasterCard®

Payment Plans

Students enrolling in a certification, licensure or professional preparation program with a tuition fee of $3,000.00 or more, may participate in a tuition installment plan. Payments will be made in two equal installments beginning with the first at the time of registration and the second due midway through the program. Students must be in good financial standing to participate. For full-time programs only, an initial $500.00 deposit ($100.00 of which is non-refundable) must be paid at the time of acceptance and a $50.00 late fee will be assessed for any payment more than fifteen days late. Students may be dismissed for lack of payment.

Returned Check Fee
There will be a $20.00 fee charged for all checks returned for insufficient funds by the bank. Student will not be permitted to attend classes until tuition and return check fee are paid in cash.

Refund Policy

  • Students will receive a full refund if MCVSD cancels a course.
  • Students will receive a full refund (less a $10 drop fee per course) if notification is received in writing prior to the first class meeting.
  • Students will receive an 80% refund or 100% credit* for future class if notification is received in writing prior to the second class meeting (whether the student attended the first class or not). *Credit cannot be refunded and must be used within a year from credit date after which credit expires.
  • No refunds are issued after the second class meeting (whether attended or not).

Send refund requests to or via mail to : Continuing Ed., MCVSD, 400 East Main Street, Denville, NJ 07834.


Governor's Industry Vocations Scholarship (for women and minorities)
NJ-GIVS pays up to $2,000 per year or up to the total cost of tuition in an eligible certificate or degree program, less any federal, state or institutional financial aid. The scholarship is funded by the Schools Development Authority and Higher Education Student Assistance Authority. Funding is limited and on a first-come, first-served basis. Eligibility requirements include minority status, completion of the FAFSA, an income below $60,000, a NJ resident, have a high school or state diploma. Eligible programs include all building trades such as electrical, plumbing, carpentry, HVAC/R, welding.

Division of Vocational Rehabilitation
The New Jersey Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services (DVRS) provides services that enable individuals with disabilities to find jobs or keep their existing jobs. Any physical or mental impairment that is a substantial impediment to employment may qualify an individual for vocational rehabilitation services which may include tuition assistance for career training. Under certain circumstances, DVRS student may be required to pay tuition until DVRS funds are received by the school.

One Stop Career Centers
New Jersey’s One-Stop Career Centers are staffed with qualified professionals who can assist those who are unemployed or underemployed with obtaining the training you need to meet the demands of our present workforce. Employment counselors can help explore career choices relating to your interests and abilities and will help you explore occupations that best utilize your skills in the current job market. The One-Stop Career Centers also offer educational training programs in vocational schools as well as on-the-job training with local employers and apprenticeships in many fields.

Veteran’s Administration Assistance
Morris County Vocational School District offers programs approved by the New Jersey Department of Education’s State Approving Authority for the training of veterans and Title 38 eligible recipients. Veterans can apply online for tuition benefits by visiting the VA’s website at Assistance may be obtained from School Certifying Official (SCO), Terry Schweon at 973-627-4601 ex. 208 or VA Education Liaison Representative at 973-297-3222 or

Federal Financial Aid
To be eligible for financial aid at Morris County Vocational School District, students must meet the following minimum requirements:

  • Demonstrate financial need.
  • Have a High School or state Diploma Certificate, or the student must pass an independently administered test.
  • Accepted as a student in an eligible program: Cosmetology, HVAC or Practical Nursing.
  • Have a valid Social Security Number.
  • Make satisfactory academic progress, according to Morris County Vocational School District standards.
  • Must not be in default on a previously awarded student loan or owe a refund on a previously awarded grant.
  • Register with Selective Service, if required.
  • Be a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen.

Financial Aid recipients are selected after first completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The most efficient way is to file FAFSA on the internet at MCST should be identified in Step V by using the school’s Title IV code 015846. Regular payments must be made until such time as financial aid funds are received by the school.