Our seasoned staff is available to provide you with support as you navigate the process of applying for financial aid. Below are some of the more frequently asked questions pertaining to the process of applying for and obtaining financial aid.
Yes. Many students mistakenly think they do not qualify for aid when in fact they do qualify. Federal Direct Loans are available regardless of income. The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is available online at no cost.
No. You can complete the financial aid process prior to receiving an offer of admission. However, to receive financial aid funds, you must be admitted and enrolled at CGU.
Yes. In order to be considered for federal financial aid you must complete a FAFSA each year. Apply and reapply online at https://studentaid.gov/h/apply-for-aid/fafsa
Students must be enrolled in a minimum of four degree-seeking units or doctoral studies/continuous registration.
A student’s cost of attendance includes not only tuition and fees, but also living expenses, supplies, and more while attending CGU. We adhere to guidelines established by the federal government to determine the cost of attendance figures.
No. Once you are a graduate student, you are considered independent and no longer need your parents’ information. You should complete your FAFSA using your information only.
Eligible U.S. citizens and permanent residents may qualify for up to $20,500 each year in Federal Direct Unsubsidized Loans. Additionally, students may qualify for a Federal Direct Grad PLUS loan to cover expenses up to the cost of attendance.