Financial Aid

Education is an investment in your future.

Financial Aid

The Financial Aid Office at West Coast University is committed to helping you and your family identify resources available to help pay for your education.

Financial Aid Advisors are available at each campus and online to help find the best solution for you, your situation, and your needs.

All students are encouraged to apply for federal financial assistance from outside sources if unable to meet educational costs on their own. WCU participates in several types of Title IV financial aid programs including Federal Pell Grants, Iraq and Afghanistan Service Grants, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grants (FSEOG), Federal Work Study, and the William D. Ford Direct Loan programs (subsidized, unsubsidized and PLUS).

How to Apply
Federal Financial Aid Programs (undergraduate students)
Federal Financial Aid Programs (graduate students)
California State Financial Aid Programs
Private (Alternative Loans)
Scholarships and Grants
Disbursement of AidVerification Process

Code of Conduct regarding Lender Relationships and Loans
To view our code of conduct, click here.

Financial Aid Resource Publication from the U.S. Department of Education
Funding Your Education

Helpful Resources

Helpful Links
How to Fill Out the FAFSA
Overview of the Financial Aid Process
Types of Federal Student Aid
Myths About Federal Student Financial Aid
How to Manage Your Student Loans


General Forms
2017 - 2018 Forms
2018 - 2019 Forms

Net Price Calculator

The Net Price Calculator below can be used to estimate your "Cost of Attendance" at West Coast University, as well as estimated financial aid eligibility, and the “Net Price” after grants and scholarships are deducted from amounts billed by the University.

The “Cost of Attendance” also includes estimates of the additional expenses West Coast University students might incur during a ten-month academic year. These include items such and room, board, books, transportation, and other miscellaneous expenses such as clothing, recreation, insurance, etc.

View Net Price Calculator

Overview of Program Costs (Campus)
Overview of Program Costs (Online)

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