CGU makes every effort to provide accurate, efficient, and timely assistance with your financial aid concerns. Our seasoned staff can help you navigate the federal and private loan programs, helps process all institutional aid, and offers financial awareness counseling. Below are some financial aid options currently available along with tips for successfully financing your graduate education.
Financial Aid budgets are developed using guidelines from the Department of Education and estimated costs associated with each college/university. Budget items reflect average student expenses per semester. The number of units enrolled in, will determine the appropriate budget.
To successfully apply for financial aid, it is important to first know the variety of options available to you. Each of these options has its own deadlines and requirements. Note: You do not need to be admitted to CGU to apply for Federal Aid.
All students interested in receiving federal aid must complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) in order for the Financial Aid Office to determine eligibility for student loans and campus-based aid. CGU School Code is G01169.
The Ahmanson Veteran Scholarship Initiative (AVSI) supports young men and women returning in record numbers from Iraq and Afghanistan, whose abilities and experience make them ideal college student candidates.
The Department of Veterans Affairs recently launched an innovative new GI Bill® Comparison Tool designed to make it easier for Veterans to calculate their Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits and learn more about colleges, universities and other education and training programs across the country.
The purpose of the Federal Work-Study program (FWS) at Claremont Graduate University is to provide part-time employment opportunities for eligible students who need financial assistance to help meet their educational expenses.
A student loan is like any other loan. You need to manage it properly to avoid penalties. Use the list below to help you check on the status of your loan—while you're here at CGU and after you leave. (Login and password are required for access.)